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Miss Cleveland Pageant

June 6 at 6 p.m. in the Town Hall.

Ferron Youth Council Movie in the Park

Ferron Youth Council will be sponsoring a movie in the park June 19 at Mayor's Park. The movie will begin at dusk. This will be a great family activity. Bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Students will be selling cotton candy, snow cones and pop for $1. Details: Andrea 384-2632

Business Workshop for SBA loans

On June 17 at 8 a.m. in the county building there will be commercial lenders from Zions Bank and Robert Edminster from the CDC for SBA 504 loans. There will be presentations on each kind of SBA loan and then there will be break-out sessions so that the business owners have one-on-one time with a lender to get help with the application. There will also be a continental breakfast served.

Search and Rescue Marathon Road Closure

The Mohrland Road will be closed Saturday, June 20 from 5:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. for the Second Annual Search and Rescue Marathon. Contact the Sheriff's Office for more information or assistance.

Tennis Camp

Emery County Recreation tennis camp June 15-19. Third - sixth grade: 8 - 9:30 a.m. Seventh - ninth grade: 10a.m. - 12 noon. Emery High School tennis courts. On June 19, a tennis tournament will be held. Register at the Recreation Center. For more information call the Recreation Center 381-2108 or Adri Weihing at 749-9904.

Emery High Class of 1989 Reunion, July 11.

The date to send your money in has been extended to June 15. Send money to: Kristie Cook 161 West 400 South Hyde Park, UT 84318 Cost is $15 person. List your choice of either: Chicken Cordon Blue or Stuffed Pork Chops. All other festivities are free of charge to attend. Any questions, contact Shalise Garner at (801) 867-6409.

Emery Spartan Basketball Camp June 8-10 Elementary 9-11 a.m.

Junior high and high school 11:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Emery High School Spartan Center. Cost $35. Register at the door. For more information call Todd Jeffs at 749-5425.

Junior Miss Emery Pageant

All young ladies ages 6 - 9 living in Emery County are invited to participate in The Little Miss Emery Pageant being held on Aug. 6, at 6 pm in the Fair Tent. Registration fee is $40 For more information contact Jarilyn Spears at 381-5667 or Patsy Stoddard at 381-2431. The winner will accompany the 2009 Miss Emery to the Miss Utah pageant in June 2010. She will ride in parades with Miss Emery and attend the Miss Utah tea. She will win a $400 packet which includes a dress, Miss Utah T-shirt and other prizes.

NEHS Reunion

The NEHS reunion will be held July 3 at the Huntington Elementary School. If you have received your registration form in the mail, fill it out and return it to Dixie Bass, P.O. Box 1323, Huntington, UT 84528 or Sharron Pulli, P.O. Box 885, Huntington, UT 84528 by May 30. If you have any questions contact Janet Leamaster 435-687-9254

Vacation Bible School

All ye buccaneers are welcome to join us for a week long voyage that promises adventure, surprise, grub and loot for each mate. Vacation Bible School at First Baptist Church of Ferron will be held on June 1-5 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. There will be puppets, crafts, snacks, Bible stories, games and more fun. Any buccaneer from ages 4-12 is welcome. Come join the fun.

Orangeville Day June 13

Start your summer fun by attending Orangeville Day Celebration. 6:30 a.m. register for the Fun Run, meet at the Community Center ($15), 7 a.m. Flag raising and breakfast in the park, 10 a.m. Parade (needing participants, contact Marti Snow - 748-5455), 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Concessions, races, slides, games, and horse shoes, 12 noon ATV poker ride, ($5 per hand meet on the east side of the ball field in the park), 1 p.m. Water games (if weather permits), 5:30 p.m. Humphrey Brothers lamb fry ($6 per plate 9 years and up, $3 per plate 8 years and under). At dusk (approx. 8:15 p.m. Movie in the park (free). No fireworks this year.

Emery High Girls Basketball Camp

June 1, 2, 3, at Spartan Center. 8-12 grade 9-11:30 - $35. Elem-7 grade 12:30-2:30 - $30. Questions call Steven Gordon at 749-9807 or 687-2373.

The Emery County American Cancer Society Relay for Life

has been moved to Canyon View Jr. High. It will be on June 12 & 13 at 6 p.m. It's never too soon to register for Relay 2009. Plan to help us celebrate Relay's 25th Anniversary.This year's theme is "Kool for a Kure." The Relay event starts with a kick-off dinner at 6 p.m. and ends with a pancake breakfast on Saturday morning. Former Senator Jake Garn will be the key note speaker. Also speaking will be Heather Anderson the former Miss Utah 2007 and Hilary Gordon the Mayor of Huntington. The Ms. Relay competition; males competing for the crown, will be back again this year. The Relay for Life is a fun-filled, overnight, event that empowers everyone to help fight cancer by raising money and awareness to support the American Cancer Society's lifesaving mission. For more details contact Judi Bishop 653-2221.For Luminarias contact Brenda Jensen 749-9023.

Summer Cheer Class

Summer cheer classes start June 15 - 29 at LaRae's Dance Studio. Ages 5-18 years. Learn cheer technique, tumbling, jumps, and age appropriate stunting. Register by June 1, call 687-2632.

Free Dance

Emery County Recreation ballroom dance class is sponsoring a "free dance" June 6, from 7-10 p.m, at the Emery County Recreation Center. for ages 14 and up. DJ: Tyrell Jewkes. No chaperones will be provided. Three or more under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by an adult.Come and enjoy.

Register Now for the 4-H Education Camps

Any youth currently in ninth-12th grade that would like to participate in the 4-H Summer Education Camps, register as soon as possible. The camps are filling up fast and we have spaces for local youth to attend. The archeology camp at Range Creek will be June 15-19 and the Paleontology camp is July 13-17. Emery School District has provided scholarships for local youth to attend. For more information, registration forms etc., go to and look for Summer Education Camps on left side. For other help or more information contact Utah State University Extension and talk with Chris Jensen, 381-2381.

Vollyeball camp

June 8-10, 9 a.m. 12 p.m., Emery High coaches and players will be hosting a skills camp June 8-10 for girls fourth through eighth grades. The camp will be held at San Rafael Junior High and the cost is $30. For more information or to sign up call Kris Bell, 748-2906 or 749-2239.

Summer Story Time 2009

Be creative at your library, 11 a.m. Tuesdays at Castle Dale library. June 2 - I've got stories, 9 - I've got rythm, 16 - ham it up, 23 - now you see it, 30 - dance and move, July 7 - "free play", 14 - finale

Ten Star All Star Basketball Camp

Final applications are now being evaluated for the Ten Star All Star Summer Basketball Camp. The Ten Star All Summer Basketball Camp is by invitation only. Boys and Girls ages 10-19 are eligible to apply. There is also a summer camp available for boys and girls ages 9-18 of all skill levels. For a free brochure on these summer camps, please call 704-373-0873 any time.

Knights Of The Order Of The Castle (Dale Library)

Ages 10 and up, Express yourself at your library. June 1 - visual arts 1 p.m. June 8 - literary arts 1 p.m. June 15 - express yourself politically 1 p.m. June 22 - vigil - dramatic arts 5:30 p.m. June 29 - musical arts 1 p.m. Learn To Be Self Sufficient Self Reliance Classes are being held at the courthouse in Castle Dale at 12 noon on the following dates: June 2- Making and using your own "green" cleaners, June 9- Financial preparedness/setting up a financial binder, June 23- Canning basics, June 30 Using a pressure saucepan, July 14- Pat Preston. Everyone is welcome to attend and bring a pot luck dish.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be food handler's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will be taught in Price, on June 16 at 9 a.m. and 4 and 7 p.m., 28 South 100 East in Castle Dale, on June 17 at 4 and 7 p.m., 25 West Main Street.The classes are two hours in length and the cost is $10 to take the test. For more information call 637-3671 or 381-2252.

Miss Emery

Interested girls between ages 17-24 are welcome to enter the Miss Emery Scholarship Pageant on July 11. Scholarship is $1,200 and a new computer for first place; $700-second and $500-third. Call Jerilyn at 381-5667, Leslie at 381-2119 or Patsy at 381-2431.

Lamb Fry Vendor Wanted

Emery County Fair is looking for a Lamb Fry Vendor. Preference will be given to a non-profit entity. The dates of the fair are Aug. 6,7 and 8. This is a great way to raise funds for your group. Applications must be submitted by or before April 30 at 5 p.m. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

USS Nitro Reunion

"The USS Nitro AE-2AE-23 Association will hold our annual reunion from June 18-20, 2009 in Seattle, Wash. For information contact the Nitro's website at and click on reunion." Bob Eberlein Founder-vice-president USS Nitro Assn.

Engineering State

Utah State University hosts the 20th annual Engineering State program June 8-11 for all local, national and international high school students. The application deadline has been extended until April 10. The $100 registration fee covers housing for the week in university housing and all meals. Qualified applicants must be high school students entering their junior or senior year in Fall 2009, have a strong interest in math, science, technology or aviation and display citizenship excellence on their scholastic record. For more information, or an online application, visit or call Kathy Peacock at 435-797-2843.

California Elementary Student Seeks Utah Information

Jessica Ceja is a fifth grade student at Napa Valley Language Academy in Napa, Calif. Her class is researching states in our country and she has chosen Utah to do her report on. She needs information on our history, economy, agriculture, historical places, important figures, National Parks and other points of interest. She would like to receive pamphlets, brochures, magazines, post cards, souvenirs, and anything else that might help her with her report. Send information in care of her teacher Mrs. Phors to: NVLA 2700 Kilburn Ave., Napa, CA 94588.

Free Resource Makes Applying for Student Financial Aid Easier

Self-guided presentation walks students through the sometimes-confusing financial aid application process. The Utah Higher Education Assistance Authority is very pleased to announce "Navigating the FAFSA," a much-needed new resource to help students complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (commonly called the "FAFSA"). This tool is a self-directed presentation that guides students through topics explaining the purpose of the FAFSA, how to obtain a PIN to sign their FAFSA securely online, what information should be gathered, how to complete the FAFSA, and how to submit it. Easily found on the front page of the UHEAA website, this presentation gives high school counselors and financial aid professionals another tool to help their students. To access the presentation go to and click on the "Navigating the FAFSA" button. The presentation can also be found through UHEAA's Facebook page.

Health Care Camp

High School students interested in a future health care career are welcome to participate in the Health Career Exploration Camp at Southern Utah University. The camp will take place June 8 - 10 and is open to all 9th - 12th grade high school students. Cost for the camp is $70, which includes housing during the camp at The Eccles Living Learning Center, meals, workshop supplies and a camp t-shirt. Scholarships are available to waive the cost of camp for individuals who qualify based on household income. Transportation to and from Southern Utah University is up to the individual attendee. The Health Career Exploration Camp is sponsored by the Southern Utah University Center for Rural Health. For more information you can contact Carrie Torgersen at 435-638-7449 or You can also download an application packet for camp by visiting their website at Space is limited and participants will be selected on a first-come, first-serve basis.

New AA Meeting

A newly established AA meeting will be held every Monday night from 7-8 p.m. at the Huntington Senior Center, 176 West 100 North.

Desert Edge Christian Chapel Website

Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington is hosting a new website, Information about services, current events, comments, prayer requests, sermons and Bible studies times are available on line.

Attention Emery County Residents

Do you have a friend or a loved one who is serving in the military in a combat zone? If so, Operation Home Support would like to add their names to their list. Once on the list, the ladies of Operation Home Support take it upon themselves to send these soldiers care packages and letters to let them know they are appreciated and loved. So if you have someone in mind, or know of someone who is serving in a combat zone in any branch of the military, contact Jan Hess or Dixie Swasey to add their name to the list. Thank you for all of your help and support. American Legion Auxilary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

Looking for Injured Veterans

A New Orleans doctor is looking for veterans of either the Iraq war or the war in Afghanistan who have suffered traumatic brain injury or post traumatic stress disorder to participate in a free pilot trial of treatment that so far has had 100 percent beneficial results. Veterans who qualify will be flown to the clinic (and home later) free, and sponsors are making lodging, meals and transportation available at vastly reduced rates. Interested veterans are asked to call Dr. Harch's office in New Orleans for an interview at (504) 309-4948.

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

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 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.

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.

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.

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