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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 meet 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.

February 19

Rural Business Conference in Moab. Senator Bennett is keynote speaker. Free to participants.

Lincoln Day Breakfast

The annual Republican Lincoln Day breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. on Feb. 7, at Barn's Grill. There will be special guests from the State Republican Party speaking as well as good food. Tickets can be purchased at the door.Sen. Bob Bennett will be one of the guest speakers.

Campground Host Wanted

The Emery County Recreation Special Service District is taking bids for a campground host at Bear Creek Campground. The host will perform various duties and will work under the direction of the Emery County Recreation director. The contract will begin April 5 and end Oct. 15. A bid packet may be picked up at the Emery County Recreation office at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. All bids must be turned into Emery County Recreation by March 6 at 5 p.m.

Vendors Wanted

The Emery County Fair is now accepting applications for food and general vendors for the Emery County Fair which will be held on Aug. 6-8. To be an exclusive food vendor, you must have your application into the Emery County Recreation office at 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale, by March 20. An application may be picked up at the office between the hours of 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. and 1:30-5 p.m., Monday through Friday, or go to the website For more information contact Emery County Recreation at 435-381-2108.

Master Gardener Classes

Utah State University Extension will present a series of 10 master gardener classes which will run from Jan. 29 through April 2. Classes will rotate between Castle Dale and Price. Topics will include irrigation, soils, fertilizer, plant diseases, insects, weeds, and pruning. Cost is $50 for one year of classes, or $80 for two years (20 classes). For more information contact the Extension Office at 381-2381.

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 and much more. Everyone welcome.

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.

EmeryCounty 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.

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

Emery High School Plays

Watch for future productions, 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.

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 date: Feb. 21: 10 a.m.-noon (Glen Jensen DVM).

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