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Scout Award Dinner

There will be an awards dinner for adult scout leaders on Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Castle Dale Stake Center. All scout leaders and their spouses are welcome to attend. Bring a potluck item for the dinner.

Castle Dale Rabies clinic

Castle Dale City will hold a rabies clinic Jan. 17 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Castle Dale Fire Station. The deadline for licensing dogs is March 1. Licenses may also be obtained at the clinic.

Valentine Carnival

The 14th annual Huntington Elementary PTA Valentine Carnival will be held on Feb. 13 from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Huntington Elementary gym. Tickets will be 10 for $1. There will be food, games and fun. There will be a craft sale and bake sale. Games will include: fish pond, cake walk, RJ the Clown, football toss, coin toss, pop game, face painting, treasure hunt, fortune teller and much more. Everyone welcome.

Huntington City Dog Licenses

The Huntington City 2009 dog licenses are now due. Proof of current rabies vaccination must be presented before license can be issued. Deadline for dog licenses is March 1. Dog licenses may be purchased at the Huntington City Hall or at the rabies clinic which will be held at the Huntington City Fire Station on the following dates: Jan 24: 9:30 a.m-noon (Brett Griggs D.V.M.), Feb. 21: 10 a.m.-noon (Glen Jensen D.V.M.).

Li'l Abner Canceled

Due to circumstances beyond our control Emery County Community Theater will not be presenting Li'l Abner this season.

Volunteers of America Utah, RSVP and FGP sponsor Food Drive

Volunteers of America Utah, RSVP and FGP are sponsoring a food drive to celebrate Martin Luther King Day and Presidents Day. They will be gathering food to refill the Emery County Food Bank. Everyone is encouraged to donate anything they possibly can to help the people of Emery County. Bring your donations to the RSVP Office, 25 West Main Castle Dale, Tuesday thru Thursday from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. We will collect food until Jan. 18. For more information call Betty or Gerry at 381-2765.

CEU Announces Fifth Annual High School Art Competition

The fifth annual high school art competition will be held in Gallery East on the College of Eastern Utah campus in Price from Jan. 7-24. All artists of high school age (14-18 years old) are welcome to participate, including public high school students, home-schooled students and students attending private schools. They need not be enrolled in an art class to participate. An artist reception will be held from 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 16. Awards will be announced at the reception. All artists, their families and the general public are welcome. For information, contact Noel Carmack, director of Gallery East at (435) 613-5241 or

OHV Land Use Rally at State Capitol

The OHV Land Use Rally will be held at the Utah State Capitol on Feb. 6, between 12 noon and 1 p.m. The time is subject to change so watch for updates as the time gets closer. Here is a link to the highlights of last years rally For More Information....Chris Brimhall, 801 598 0781.

Emery County 4-H Family Photos

Feb. 13, 14, and 15 at the Emery County Courhouse upstairs, 75 Main Street Castle Dale, $10 for 16 x 20 (other sizes available). This is a great 4-H fundraiser, please support 4-H. Learn how you can get your entire picture packet free. Call the extension office at 381-2381 for an appointment today.

Orangeville Rabies and License Clinics

Orangeville rabies and license clinic will be held Feb. 21 at the fire station from 10 a.m. to noon. All dogs need to be licensed in the city, house dogs and outside dogs. The deadline for licensing is March 1.

Contest Invites Would-be Authors

Local author and parenting expert Wendy Green is working on a book aimed at helping parents teach their children about money, life and success. She is welcoming local authors to submit their own stories for potential publication in her book. All stories will be considered for inclusion with an award of $100 for the best story. For more information, visit or contact Wendy Green directly at The deadline for submission is June 1, 2009.

Addiction Recovery Help

Narconon reminds parents that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs with youth is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your kids help if they need it. Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all classes of drugs. Narconon also offers free addiction counseling, assessments and referrals to rehabilitation centers. 877-413-3073 or

Painting Fund Raiser

Jon and Chris Thornham are the founders of the innovative philanthropic organization Painting With Purpose. Painting With Purpose sells digital copies of paintings created by children with special needs to raise money for charity. They are searching America to find children with special needs who would like to paint a picture and help raise money for their cause. They are contacting you to give the families of your community the opportunity to be involved. Painting With Purpose's mission, cause and vision would make a great story for your readers. Take a minute to view the press kit and sample video at our website to learn more.

Price City Fire Deptartment Womens Auxiliary

The Price City Fire Deptartment Womens Auxiliary 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 monetarily to this cause, call Rita Dunn at 637-6150.

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 yarn appreciated for our seniors. Toll free 1-877-985-9212 or email us at Our web site is www.Stitches

Emery High School Plays

Beginning drama plays, in February, Snoopy will be presented, and in May, a yet unnamed play will be given.

Attention: WWII Veterans

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

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, Ga. 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, 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, 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.

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

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