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Cowboy Poetry Night

The Emery County Historical Society and the Castle Valley Outdoors welcomes you to join them on Aug.27 at 6:30 p.m. for a night of cowboy poetry, music by the Val Jensen band and dutch oven cobbler and ice cream. The event will be held at the Castle Valley Ranch. It is recommended that everyone bring a folding chair, bug spray and a coat. Yearly dues are only $5 and help to sponsor these events. The San Rafael Books as well as others will be for sale during the evening.

Sub-4-Santa Yard Sale

Presenting by Matt Warner Chapter 1900. Aug. 28, 29, and 30 A.T.F. (all times flexible). Held in the Koko Pelli's parking lot 189 North Carbonville Road. Donations welcome. All proceeds benefit needy families in the community. So come out and enjoy the week-end with us and help support this great project. Take all donations to 199 North Carbonville Road.

Emery County Fair Coed One Pitch Softball Tournament

Emery County Recreation is holding a coed one pitch tournament on Aug. 21. $150 entrance fee. For more information contact the recreation department at 381-2108.

Farmers Market

High Desert Growers will be holding a farmers market from 3:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday through the end of the growing season at the Emery County Recreation Building. Come out and support our local farmers. Farmers and their produce are needed.

Emery County Commissioners Board of Equalization Meeting

Aug. 25-12:30-3 p.m. at the Emery County Sheriff/County Complex at 45 East Farrer St. in Green River. Aug. 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.

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. 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 Center August Calendar Emery Center:

Exercise - Monday-Friday, 8-9:30 a.m. Lunch-every Wednesday. 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-Monday- Friday-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.

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

September 9, 4 and 7 p.m. SEUDHD - 25 West Main Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252. Classes will also be held in Price on Sept. 8, 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.

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.

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.

Stroke Seminar at the Castle Dale Senior Center

Juanita Elliott, RN will be presenting a seminar entitled "You Don't Need Another Stroke" on Aug. 21 at 6 p.m. at the Castle Dale Senior Center, 150 East 100 North in Castle Dale. Everyone is welcome to attend this free seminar.

AARP Seminar at the Castle Dale Senior Center

On Aug. 29 from 9-11:30 a.m. AARP will be presenting "Staying Sharp" a semianr on brain fitness and "Avoid Being a Victim of Fraud". These seminars are free and everyone is welcome. Castle Dale Senior Center 150 East 100 North, Castle Dale.

Orangeville City's Fantastic Friday

Orangeville City is sponsoring an end of summer activity "Fantastic Friday", Aug. 21 starting at 4 p.m. with water games, food, and a movie. This will take place at the city park. See ya there.

Orangeville City's Meet the Candidate Night

Come out to meet the candidates for Mayor and City Council. Aug. 27 in the City Hall Council Chambers at 7 p.m.

Peach Days

The Annual Peach Days Parade will be at 10 a.m. on Sept. 12. Registrations are being taken for the parade. Call city hall for a form at 384-2350. The demolition derby starts at 1 p.m. and the horse races will begin at 6 p.m. Bring your family for a great day of fun and activities.

Clawson Town Celebration

Games start at 4 p.m. Bake sale, dinner at 6 p.m. entertainment and auction after dinner. Activities at the city hall and Clawson park. Celebration is Aug. 29.

Boy needs help

Six year old Xander Archuleta is in need of a bone marrow transplant. This family is in need of your assistance for treatment which will take place at Primary Children's Medical Center in Salt Lake City and for associated expenses such as travel to treatments. A donation account has been set up at Zion's Bank under the name of Xander Archuleta. You can donate at any Zion's Bank Branch by simply telling them Xander's name.

Cowboy Poetry Night

The Emery County Historical Society and the Castle Valley Outdoors welcomes you to join them on Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. for a night of cowboy poetry, music by the Val Jensen band and dutch oven cobbler and ice cream. The event will be held at the Castle Valley Ranch.

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