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Clawson Town Yard Sale

The second annual Clawson Town Yard sale will take place from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. on Aug. 15 at the Clawson Town Hall. If you would like to participate call 435-820-1020. Everyone welcome.

Board of Equalization

August 25 -12:30-3 p.m. at the Emery County Sheriff/County Complex at 45 East Farrer Street in Green River. August 26, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Emery County Commission Room, 75 East Main Street, Castle Dale.

RC&D Public Meeting

The Castleland Resource Conservation & Development (RC&D) Council, Inc. will hold a public meeting on Aug. 19 at 1:30 p.m. at the Green River City Hall. For disability accommodations, call (435) 381-2300 ext. 101.

Rocky Mountain School of Baseball Annual Fall League

The Rocky Mountain School of Baseball announces registration is underway for its Annual Fall League. The registration deadline is Aug. 17. The league consists of six Saturday doubleheaders. Teams will be divided into three geographical regions from across the Wasatch Front to Southeast Idaho. Age divisions are as follows: 8 and up, 9 and up, 10 and up, 11 and up, 12 and up, 13 and up, 14 and up, 16 and up, and 18 and up. For more information or team registration visit or call, toll free, at 1-877-272-0862.

Emery High Tennis

The Emery High School tennis team will begin practice on Aug. 17 at 7 a.m. All girls 9-12 grades are encouraged to play. You do not need to have played tennis before. All you need is tennis shoes and a racquet.

Department of Workforce Services Free Workshops

Are you looking for employment? Are you considering changing careers? Do you want to know what skills employers are looking for? Need help preparing a résumé? Do you want to practice your interview skills? Then the Department of Workforce Services in Castle Dale is the place to come. Free workshops are offered every Wednesday from 1-5 p.m. beginning Aug. 12 that cover these and other topics critical to your job search and career advancement. Call 435-381-6116 for more information, 550 West Hwy 29, Castle Dale.

Senior Senior August Calendar

Emery Center: Exercise-Mon.-Fri., 8-9:30 a.m. Lunch-every Wednesday. Shopping bus-Aug. 12. Blood-pressure, Aug. 19. Band - Aug. 26.

Castle Dale Center:

Blood pressure, Aug. 18. Lunch/Bingo-every Tuesday. Art class-every Tuesday, 3 p.m. Phase 10 games-every Thursday. Rook Club-every Thursday-1:30 p.m. Shopping bus-call for reservation. Hearing aid check-Aug. 18.

Huntington Center:

Blood Pressure-Aug. 24 Lunch/Bingo-every Monday. Excercise-Mon.-Fri.-6:30 a.m. Shopping bus-call for reservation.

Ferron Center:

Lunch-Monday/Tuesday. Excercise-every Thursday 1 p.m.

Green River Center:

Bingo,Aug. 19. Lunch-Tuesday/Wednesday. Ceramics and/or shopping-call for dates.

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 5:15-8:30 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 East 500 South). Aug. 14 from 8:30 a.m. -2 p.m. Everyone welcome.

2009 Football

Emery High School Football started 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 p.m. on Monday and will go every day through Friday.

Local Singer Songs Online

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

"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 Emery 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

The Little Miss Peach Days pageant will be on Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. The Miss Peach Days will be on Aug. 29 at 7 p.m. Both pageants will be held at the Emery High auditorium in Castle Dale.

Food Handler's Class

Aug. 12 and Sept. 9 at 4 and 7 p.m. at SEUDHD-25 West Main, Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252. Classes will also be held in Price on Aug. 11 and Sept. 8 at 9 a.m., and 4 and 7 p.m. at the SEUDHD in Price at 28 South 100 East. 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.

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.

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