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Win a free sewing machine

If you are interested in a sewing machine tell us why. Mail it to Box 740 in Huntington,UT 84528. You will be considered for a free sewing machine by the Quilters Guild, entries need to be in by December 1. Call Michell Anderson with questions 687-9445.


Castle Dale Stake Harvest Ball Dance on Saturday, Nov. 29 8-11 p.m. at the Stake Center Floor Show at 8:30 p.m. (14 and older only).

Price City Fire Dept. Womens Auxillary

The Price City Fire Dept. Womens Auxilary is in need of BATTING for quilts that are being donated to the U of U Burn Center. If you have quilt batting to donate or could contribute monitarily to this cause please call Rita Dunn at 637-6150.

Girls Night Out @ The Museum of the San Rafael Nov 14, 4-8 p.m. and Nov 15, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Shop local for Christmas!!! There will be all local dealers and crafters. There will be a great variety of gifts and goodies. For more info. Call Margaret @ Museum - 435-381-5252.

Li'L Abner Tryouts

Tryouts for the Emery County Community Theatre musical production of "Li'l Abner" will be held Nov 18 and 19, from 7 to 9 p.m. in the EHS chorus room. There will be no tryout packets, but please come prepared to sing a song of your choice. A CD player will be available, but you can sing without accompaniment also. There are parts for adults and teens, but no chidren are needed for this particular musical. See you at tryouts!

Honoring Our Veterans

The Emery Town Council meeting will be held at 6 p.m. on Nov. 11 (Veteran's Day) at the community Center located at 76 North 100 West in Emery. There will be a ceremony to honor all Veterans and refreshments will be served. The public is welcome to attend.

Wish You Well Party

A wish you well party will be held for Mary Ann Jorgensen, Beth Jensen, and Ruth Huntsman on Nov. 12 at the Castle Dale Senior Center from 3 to 4 p.m.

Stitches From The Heart

Stitches From the Heart need volunteers to knit, crochet, or quilt blankets, little sweaters and hats for babies in need. These items are donated to hospitals all over the country. Patterns available. Donated yart appreciated for our seniors. Toll free 1-877-985-9212 or email us at Our web site is www.Stitches

Christmas Tree Permits Available

Christmas tree permits for the Ferron/Price Ranger District will be sold to the public beginning Nov. 17. The tags will be sold for $5 each. There is a limited quantity of tags available; tags will be sold on a first-come first-served basis. A family may purchase only one permit in their name. Tags will not be available by mail. You can obtain your permit at the following offices: Ferron/Price Ranger District, 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, 435-384-2372; or the Price Supervisor's Office, 599 West Price River Drive, Price, 435-637-2817. A tree may be cut anywhere on the Ferron/Price Ranger District, except for Huntington Canyon and Straight Canyon, in campgrounds, and timber sale areas. Trees may not be cut within 100 feet of roads. Many aspen stands are being replaced by conifers. To slow this process, conifer removal from within aspen stands is encouraged. People must be familiar with tree species because it is illegal to cut a spruce or ponderosa pine. The public is cautioned that the roads may be snow packed and slick, and may not be maintained at all. Depending on snowfall, some areas may only be accessible by snow machines, ATVs, skis, or on foot. The Forest Service had proposed to increase the cost of tree permits from $5 to $10 this year, however, the proposed increase has been delayed until November 2009. The official comment period for this fee increase proposal is Nov. 3 through Dec. 185. If you would like to comment on the proposed fee increase, address your comment to: Christmas Tree Fee Proposal, attn: E. Alexander, 599 W. Price River Drive, Price, UT 84501. Cutting a Christmas tree is a holiday tradition for most people. Please follow safety rules for cold weather and make your tree cutting a wonderful adventure.

Huntington City Turkey Trot

Huntington City's annual turkey trot run will be held Thanksgiving morning at 9 a.m. All who wish to participate should meet at the City Park on Center Street. The entry fee is $1. There will be a children's race and a 5K. The winner will receive a turkey.

Huntington City Christmas Celebration

Huntington City's Christmas celebration will be held Dec. 5 at Huntington Elementary. Dinner will be at 6 p.m. with a program at 7 p.m. Everybody is welcome.

The Second Annual Free Family Night

Nov. 12 from 5-8:30 p.m. at Emery High School. Agenda:dinner and information booths from 5-6:30 p.m. Breakout session 1 from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Breakout session 2 from 7:45-8:30 p.m. Sessions for parents on subjects such as...One day, my little Angel will want the car keys: Teaching positive behavioral supports and discipline, By Amy Bell and Nancy Bentley (starring Murphy and Logan), Is your child on the information highway like a giant lit up billboard? by Sariah Donnahoo from the Utah Attorney General's Office Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force, Parenting and Communication: Are you speaking to or at your child? by Kyle Elder. Sessions for youth on subjects such as...Bully Dogs are Bad; Follow the Golden Rule Rule! by Amy Bell and Nancy Bentley (starring Murphy and Logan), Cyber Highway to Danger: anger: Are you even secure in your own home? by Sariah Donnahoo, How to get what you want from parents parents, by Kyle Elder. This will be an evening dedicated to your family, fullof information booths with free items, activities, free dinner and informatve sessions... so don't miss out.

Festival of Trees

The 38th annual Festival of Trees to benefit Primary Childrens Hospital will be held Dec. 3-6 at the South Towne Expo Center, 9575 South State Street, Sandy from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. For more information visit

Emery High School Plays

Watch for future productions, in November. Man of La Mancha on Nov. 20-22, in January, more beginning drama plays, in February, Snoopy will be presented, and in May, a yet unnamed play will be given.

Emery County History Books for Christmas

The book "A History of Emery County" will be available for only $6 until Christmas. Pick up what you need at the Pioneer Museum in Castle Dale, the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale, or the John Wesley Powell River History Museum in Green River. For more information call Sylvia at 687-9184.

College of Eastern Utah Announces the return of Bread and Soup Night

College of Eastern Utah is sponsoring its 10th annual Bread 'N Soup Nights. They will be Nov. 17 and 24. Times for the events are 5-6:30 p.m. and will be located in the ballroom of the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. Proceeds from the dinner will go to the Carbon County Food Bank. Since the inception of Bread 'N Soup Night in 1998, CEU has raised more than $15,000 for the Carbon County Food Bank. The admission is-adults and students over 18- $5; students 5-17- $3; children under 5-free. Volunteer servers will be faculty, staff, CEU ambassadors, student government officers and service learning class members. Won't you join us for dinner, a great time and help our local food bank? Our success depends on you.

Food Handler's Class

Nov. 19 from 4 -7 p.m. SEUDHD -25 West Main, Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252.

Study Abroad Program Blend Spanish Immersion, Biology and Costa Rica

The Interamerican University Studies Institute is offering a Spanish immersion summer program in Costa Rica, for high school students who are interested in environmental biology. Costa Rica ¡Pura Vida. combines intensive language instruction, individual homestays and field trips to three areas of the country. Students will experience unspoiled national parks, a marine biology sanctuary open only to scientists, a village of 12 families in the midst of the Cloud Forest, and birds, animals and tropical flora beyond compare. The program is open to student's ages 15-17 with two years of high school Spanish and a course in biology (by June 2009). Scholarships available. The scholarship application deadline is Dec. 5. The priority application deadline is Feb. 6, 2009. Session information and details are available at or 800-345-4874.

Attention: WWII Veterans

An 18 year old senior from Ostrander, Ohio is looking for stories and other memorabilea from WWII veterans. Please contact: Kyle Nappi, 1890 Warren Road, Ostrander, OH 43061.

Holiday Bazaar in Emery

A holiday bazaar will be held at the Emery Community Center Nov. 20-22. Anyone wishing to have booth space should call Barb Petty at 286-2215. Booth space rent is $20 with a $10 refund if space is left clean.

Help Us Support The Troops wants you. In their goal to support the troops, Military Momz has set a goal of 100,000 flag pins sold by Nov. 1. They will donate 50 percent of the profits to four organizations that support the troops and their families. Show your support of the troops by not only purchasing a flag pin, but by wearing it with pride every day. You can purchase a flag pin for only $3.95 (this includes shipping and handling) at the Military Momz store at Military Momz is dedicated to all the men and women of the military and the families who stand proudly beside them as they perform their duties all over the world. Please help us support our troops they bravely work day after day for the United States. Let them know you are proud of them, that their dedication to our country is appreciated and not simply taken for granted. Let them know you are praying for them and their safe return home and let us never forget any soldier who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country and the loved ones they left behind. Please visit us at to purchase a pin. You can also blog with us at Share this site with everyone you know.

WWII Veterans

Seeking Officers, Enlisted Men, WACs, Cadets, Britons, Civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Georgia during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, Please contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.


To donate DVDs to veterans who otherwise do not have access to them, visit For more information call Laurance at 1-914-835-3673.

Power Wheelchairs Available

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available Power Wheelchairs to Senior Citizens and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. The Power Wheelchairs are provided to those who can no longer walk safely, nor self propel a manual wheelchair and who mee the additional guidelines of the program. If the patient's need is for use in the home, please call for more information to see if they qualify. Call toll free 1-800-246-6010.

Looking for Host Families

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student. These young ambassadors are between 15 and 18 years of age and all speak English. Student's profiles will start arriving for students from various countries. Students come with their own spending money and medical insurance. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3423 if you are interested in opening your hearts and homes to one of these individuals.

Community Representatives Needed

Academic Foundation for International Cultural Exchange is looking for community representatives to assist in finding host families and work with the students and their families during the school year. Individuals must enjoy teenagers and have good communication skills. Call Anne Ring, 1-866-462-3243 if you are interested in learning more about becoming a community representative.

Drug Rehab Resource

Problems with a drug or alcohol addiction in a loved one? Don't know whom to turn to for help? Contact Drug Rehab Resource for a free confidential consultation to find the help you need. Call today 1-866-649-1594 or find out more at

Host Families

ASSE is seeking local families to host high school boys and girls from diverse countries around the world. Call 1-800-733-2773.

Host Families Needed

Open your heart and home to an international exchange student. P.I.E. urgently needs host families and area representatives. Call 1-800-828-9001.

Host Families

Foreign high school students are scheduled to arrive soon for academic semester and year home-stay programs, and the sponsoring organization needs a few more local host families. If you are interested call 1-866-546-1402.

Seniors and Disabled Struggling with Debt

The DCSD legal service is designed to help seniors and disabled people who cannot afford to hire an attorney to file for bankruptcy, but need legal representation to get collectors to stop harassing them, Call 1-800-992-3275 Ext. 1304 with any questions.

Medical Help for Children

Utah families with children in need of medical services or medical equipment needs not fully covered by health insurance can apply to the United HealthCare Children's Foundation for up to $5,000 in medical assistance grants online at

Bible Study

Bible studies are being conducted by the Seventh-day Adventists of Emery County on Saturdays from 9:30 a.m.-noon at the home of Robert and Elsie Law, 1065 East 300 North (Bench Road), Ferron. Everyone is welcome to come. For more information, call 384-2424 or 384-2447.

NW Services

NW Services is seeking caring families to host high school students. Call 1-866-846-3977.

Festive Friday

Festive Friday will be held Nov. 14 upstairs in the courthouse. The demonstration will be gourmet caramel apples, marshmallows and pretzels. Bring your fall craft ideas. The cost is $2 for lunch and packet. RSVP to the extension office at 381-2381.

Host Families Wanted

Pacific Intercultural exchange is currently looking for host families in the local area to host a foreign exchange student from ages 15-18. For more information call 877-987-3990.

Local Veterans Employment Representative

A local veterans employment representative visits the Castle Dale DWS Office the first Wednesday of each month. Appointments can also be arranged on other days by contacting Steve Wilkinson at (435) 636-2343. The LVER is also available Monday through Friday at Department of Workforce Services, 475 West Price River Drive, for questions about VA benefits, assistance with VA applications, employment assistance and other veterans issues. If you have questions about your benefits or eligibility for benefits, contact Steve Wilkinson at 636-2343.

Power Wheelchairs

The Three Wishes Inc. Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-817-1871.

CASA Volunteers Needed

Each year hundreds of children in Emery and Carbon counties become wards of the juvenile court system due to child abuse, neglect or abandonment. The child welfare system can only devote so much time and attention to each individual case and, consequently, to each individual child. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Volunteers are ordinary men and women who find it in their hearts and their schedules to help these abused and neglected children. Those interested in volunteering should contact Kerrie, the CASA coordinator at 435-381-5595.

Angels Have Wheels

All Medicare recipients should now be aware that if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease, and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a standard wheelchair, they maybe eligible to receive an electric wheelchair paid for by Medicare. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.

Help With Inhalers

The in home Rx programs makes available breathing medications and nebulizers to patients who may have asthma, emphysema or COPD at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-344-5764 or visit the web site for more information on the details of this program.

Senior Mobility

The Senior Mobility Program makes available to senior citizens and the permanently disabled, power electric wheelchairs at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call 1-800-451-0971 to see if you qualify.

Utah Valley Cancer Center

Utah Valley Cancer Center, located at Utah Valley Regional Medical Center has a new toll-free phone number. Anyone can call 1-866-549-3800 to schedule an appointment, get information about local cancer support groups or to find out more about IHC cancer services and physicians. Hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Power Wheelchairs

The Senior Wheels USA Program makes available power (electric) wheelchairs to senior citizens (65 years and older) and the permanently disabled at no cost to the recipient, if they qualify. Call toll free at 1-800-246-6010.

Free Wheelchairs to the Disabled

The Wheelchair Foundation, Intermountain Healthcare, and the George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Foundation are partnering to distribute free wheelchairs to disabled Utahns. Persons interested in getting a free wheelchair can call 1-877-387-3839, or apply at

Salvation Army

Donations are needed from Emery County residents to the Emery Chapter of the Salvation Army which provides emergency assistance for the people of Emery County as well as people traveling through the area. Mail donations to the Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 281, Green River, Utah 84525 or Emery County Sheriff's Office, Box 817, Castle Dale, Utah 84513. For information, contact Cheryl Keener at 435-564-3432.

WWII Veterans

Seeking Officers, Enlisted Men, WACs, Cadets, Britons, Civilians and /or their families and friends who were stationed at Cochran Field, or lived in Macon, Georgia during WWII, who would be willing to contribute artifacts, photos, articles and stories pertaining to their experience with the men and women working there. If so, Please contact: Mike Rowland, Archivist, WR-LC/MU, 1942 Heritage Blvd., Robins AFB GA 31098-2442.

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