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Volleyball tryouts

Emery High Volleyball tryouts will take place on Aug. 10-13 at the Spartan Center from 4-6 p.m. each day. Questions call Coach Bell at 749-2239 or Coach Jewkes 749-5131

Desert Edge Bible School

Vacation bible school will be held on Aug. 10-14. The time is 5:30-8:30 p.m. each evening at the church in Huntington. The theme is Crocodile Dock. Everyone welcome.

Desert Edge Church Back to School Clothes Giveaway

A slightly used clothes giveaway will take place at the Desert Edge Christian Chapel in Huntington (15 E. 500 S.). August 14 from 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

Class of 1994 15 year reunion

Date: Saturday August 8, 2009. Time: 5:00 Visiting and kids games, 6:30 Dinner, Location: Orangeville City Park, We'd love to see and visit with you and your family at our class reunion. We will be having a BBQ and games for the kids. $10 per person or $30 per family if paid by July 20th. $15 per person or $40 per family if paid after July 20th or at the park. Please RSVP to Kelli Barton by July 15,, (After hearing from you, I will send payment address)

Canyon View Junior High Registration

Canyon View Jr. High registration schedule will be as follows: Ninth grade: August 4, 9-11:30 a.m. Eighth grade: August 4, 11:30 a.m.- 1 p.m. Seventh grade: August 4, 1 - 3:30 p.m., They will also be available from 3:30 - 6 p.m. on August 4 for anyone that cannot make the above times.

Three on Three Volleyball

Sign-up your team to play in the 3 on 3 volleyball tournament at the Fair, (there will not be 3 on 3 basketball). The volleyball tourney will be Saturday, Aug. 8th at 12:00. For more information contact Jennifer Jewkes, 748-5131 or Cindy Draper 748-2235.

Attention all Jr. Jazz players

If you played Jr. Jazz this past year, you are invited to attend the Jr. Jazz player appearance and clinic. Tues. August 4th, 4 p.m. at the High School Old Gym. Any questions, contact Cindy Draper 748-2235.

2009 Football

Emery High School Football will start fall practice July 27 at the high school football field. Head Coach Jim Jones welcomes all students in grades 9-12 to participate. There are three teams, varsity, junior varsity and sophomore. Proper attire this week is T-shirts and shorts. Practice will start at 5 pm on Monday and will go every day through Friday.

Emery High "Class of 1969" 40th Reunion

The graduating class of 1969 will be holding their 40th year class reunion on August, 8, 2009 at the Senior Citizen Center in Castle Dale (160 E. 100 N.) The reunion bigins at 1 p.m. If you have family who graduated that year who have not been contacted, please let them know. Call Jay Frandsen for reservations and more information. (435) 381-2794.

Utah Fast Pass 2009 Car Show

Huntington City Park, 20 North Main. August 4, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Cars include: Ferrari, Lamborghini, Porsche, Maserati, Corvette, Ford GT and more!

Summer Pan Sale

Emery Co. School District, 120 N. Main Huntington, July 20 to Aug 7, 9am-2pm daily

Notice about the Castle Valley Pageant

The Castle Valley Pageant will not be held this year. The pageant will be held again in 2010. The Church Pageant Committe elected to only have the pageant every other year.

Local singer songs online

Rachel Peterson's songs can be heard online now at Her stage name is Leah.

Help burn victim

In lieu of flowers or gifts, an account has been set-up at America First Credit Union under the name of Jake Marland. Donations will help with Jake's expenses during the coming months, and a portion will be given to the Burn Trauma Intensive Care Unit in the University of Utah Hospital.

"Know Before You Go"

ATV permit test will be held as soon as there are enough participants. You must be between the ages of 8 - 16 and you must pre-register at the Emry County Recreation office located at 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale. Cost for the test is $10. For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108 or Mark Williams at 381-2493.

Miss Peach Days

All girls residing in Clawson, Emery and Ferron are welcome to participate in the Peach Days Pageant. Applications can be picked up at the Ferron City Hall and need to be turned back in by Aug. 6.

Chili Cookoff

Come and participate in the Chili Cookoff at the Emery County Fair on August 8 from 4 - 5 p.m. Bring your Chili and your appetite and vote for your favorite chili.

Food Handler's Class

August 12, September 9, 4 & 7 p.m. SEUDHD - 25 W. Main Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252. Classes will also be held in Price on July 14, August 11, September 8, 9 a.m., and 4 & 7 p.m. at the SEUDHD in Price at 28 S. 100 E. For more information call 637-3671

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.

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, please 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

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