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M.O.P.S Mothers of PreSchoolers

A M.O.P.S. (Mothers of PreSchoolers) support groups is being formed in Emery County. The introductory meeting will be held at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main, Huntington, on Sept. 22 from 6-8 p.m.

Fireside at the Orangeville LDS Church

The fireside will be held at 7 p.m on Sept. 27. Elder Clate W. Mask Jr., president of the Guatemala City Guatemala Temple will be speaking. He is a member of the Second Quorum of the Seventy, and served as president of the Spain Barcelona Mission, bishop, bishop's counselor and Sunday School teacher. He is also a retired teacher and administrator for the Church Educational System.

Memory Lane Cruise-In Night at The Star Grill and Arcade

133 North Main in Huntington. 435-687-7827.

Every Tuesday night 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Bring your old model cars, park in the grill parking lot and come in for dinner.

A great night of fun and prizes.

Emery Town Holiday Bazaar

Dec. 3, 4,and 5. Kids corner--paint their own ornament for $2. Also pictures with Santa on Saturday from 1-6 p.m., $5 per picture. Call now to reserve your booth. Barb 286-2215 or Tanya 286-2492 for more information.

Food Handler's Class

Oct. 21

Nov. 18

Dec. 9

4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SEUDHD - 25 West Main Castle Dale. For more information call 381-2252.

Community Nursing Services Influenza Vaccination Schedule

Flu shot clinics will be held at the Community Nursing Services Castle Dale.

Sept. 25, Oct. 9, Oct. 23 , and Nov. 13. A clinic will also be held at Hometown Market in Huntington from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Oct. 17.

Hunters Education Course

A hunter education course will be held Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 7 at the Emery County Recreation Center. Class will be from 4:30 - 7:30 p.m. each day. Fee for class is $10. You MUST pre-register by Sept. 28. Sign up early, there is a class size limit.

Participants will be required to obtain a voucher at a licensed vendor for the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources prior to registering for the class.

For more information, contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.

The Museum of the San Rafael and The Pioneer Museum 40th Year Anniversary

The Pioneer Museum and The Museum of the San Rafael will be celebrating their 40 year Anniversary on Oct. 9 at 6:30 p.m. at The Museum of the San Rafael.

We would like to honor all those who took part in starting and participating in making the museums what they are today.

If you or anyone you know has had anything to do with the last 40 years of improving our museums, let us know. You can call the Museum of the San Rafael during business hours - 381-5252. We look forward to hearing your stories.

Emery County Historical Society

Copper Globe Trek previously scheduled has been cancelled due to the condtion of the roads, so- - - let's go to Delon Olsen's ranch in upper Joes Valley!!!!

When: Saturday, September 26. Meet at the Museum of the San Rafael in Castle Dale at 9:15 a.m., brin your own sack lunch, water, sun screen, bug repellant, a chair, jacket and your camera.

Have you paid your 2009 dues? Still $5.

Call Joyce if you have a question at: 749-0041

Huntington City Fall Open Burn

Oct. 3 thru Nov. 1 - Burn permits are required and can be picked up at city hall.

Huntington City Fall Clean-up

September 15 thru October 15. October 15 will be the last limb pick up until the spring clean-up.

Dumpsters will be located behind the hill north of the ball complex.

Please do not place anything on the ground!

The Emery County Landfill is requesting that these items not be placed in the dumpsters that are used for the spring and fall clean-ups; tires, batteries, oil, no liquid of any type such as paint, terpentine, etc., pesticides, cement, and refrigerators.

A person can be fined up $12,000 from the State of Utah for mixing these appliances in with regular refuse because of the freon.

YardSale/Bake Sale Date Change

The yard/bake sale fundraiser for the Senior Citizen Center in Castle Dale that was scheduled to take place on September 12 has been changed to October 24 from 9-4 at the Senior Citizen Center - 150 E. 100 N. in Castle Dale.

"Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Plate"

Christine Jensen from the Utah State Extension Service will be discussing "Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Plate" and estate planning at the Ferron Library, 90 North 200 West, Ferron, on Wednesday, September 23rd at 3:30 p.m.

Please come and hear what she has to say. For more information call 384-2637.


Water Rights Informational Meetings

Are you interested in water use and water rights policy for Southeastern Utah? The following workshops and public meetings are being held by the State Engineer's Office to discuss the most recent legislation and policy changes in water rights for Southeastern Utah.

September 29 - 6 p.m. Price - CEU Alumni room: Workshop with catered dinner (courtesy Castleland RC&D) Jennifer Leavitt Student Center, 300 E. 500 N

Water Right Currents / Endangered Fish Policy / Colorado River Policy.

September 30 -10 a.m. Green River - Green River City Hall 1765 East Main.

Workshop with catered lunch (courtesy Castleland RC&D)

Water Right Currents / Endangered Fish Policy / Colorado River Policy.

September 30 - 2:30 p.m. Moab - Grand Center 182 N. 500 W.

Public meeting

UGS special study 120 "The Hydrogeology of Moab-Spanish Valley" /Irrigation Duty / Willow Basin Appropriation Policy / Upper Mill Creek Appropriation Policy / Water Right Currents / Endangered Fish Policy / Arches Water Right Aggreement / Colorado River Policy.

"Attention Emery High Class of 1984

25-year Class Reunion

Friday, Sept. 25 at 5 p.m.; Meet in the Emery High School lunch room for pizza and potluck desserts followed by watching Emery's homecoming football game and then a tour of Emery High and more visiting. Sept. 26: Meet at the Emery Aquatic Center at 240 E. 800 N (just southeast of the high school), from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. with your families and your own picnic. Swimming $4 adults, Children 4-17 $3. JR Nelson will be our special guest. For more information, please call Becky Price Herring at 307-362-2446 or E-mail or Michelle Wickman Jensen at 435-653-6929, E-mail or Michael Mower at 801-541-1981. You can also check out out Facebook page, "Emery High Class of 84", for updates and info. If anyone can help us in finding classmates, please E-mail Becky or Michelle.

Pennies By The Inch

Primary Children's Medical Center will be holding its annual Pennies by the Inch fundraising drive beginning September 15 through October 15. For more information contact: Marilee Salvesen, 1-800-762-7262. Contributions can be mailed to: Primary Children's Medical Center Foundation P.O. Box 58249 Salt Lake City, UT 84158, or online at

Marina Closing for Season

The Joe's Valley Marina will be closing for the season on September 7. They look forward to re-opening next year in mid-May.

Lamb for sale

The Emery County 4-H Horse Council still has Seasoned Lamb left from the Lamb Fry, it is frozen and here at the Courthouse for $5.98 a pound, anyone interested please call Emery County Extension at 381-2381.

Soccer Referees Needed

The Emery County Youth Soccer League is looking for referees for the fall soccer season. Interested persons may call or stop by the Emery County Recreation Office. 75 S. 400 E. Castle Dale. 435-381-2108.

Online registration for sports

Registration for football, soccer, and volleyball will be online at from Aug. 19-Sept.7.

Hearing and Speech screening

Emery School District conducts annual speech and hearing screening to identify students who might need further evaluation of their speech or hearing. Students who fail the initial hearing screening will be given a re-test in 3 to 4 weeks. Screening is scheduled with the schools involved and takes place anytime during the school year. District Speech-Language Pathologists administer the tests. All district preschool, kindergarten, 1st grade, new students and any referrals will be screened for hearing. Pre-kindergarten students will be screened during kindergarten registration and 3rd grade students will be screened for speech only. Parents who do NOT want their child to receive speech or hearing screening tests must contact the school secretary.

Boy needs help

6 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, Utah 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.

Farmers Market

High Desert Growers will be holding a farmers market from 3:30 - 6:30 every Wednesday beginning August 12 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.

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 resume?

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 to 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 Center September Calendar

Emery Center:

Exercise - Mon.-Fri.

8-9:30 a.m.

Lunch - Every Wednesday

Bingo- 1st Wednesday

Shopping bus Sept. 9 - 2nd Wednesday

Blood Pressure- Sept. 16 -3rd Wednesday

Band - Sept. 23 - 4th Wednesday

Hearing Aid check Sept. 16 -3rd Wednesday.

Castle Dale Center:

Blood Pressure- Sept. 1 & 15 - 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Tuesday

LineDancing- Every Thursday-10 a.m.

1st/3rd/4th Monday-2 p.m.

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

Huntington Center:

Blood Pressure- Sept. 14 & 28- 2nd & 4th Monday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Monday

Line Dancing-Sept. 14 - 2nd Monday-2 p.m.

Excercise - Mon. - Fri. - 6:30 a.m.

Shopping bus - Call for reservation.

Ferron Center:

Blood Pressure- Sept. 21 - 3rd Monday

Lunch - Monday/Tuesday

Excercise - Every Thursday 1 p.m.

Green River Center:

Nurse Clinic- 1st Wednesday

Lunch - Tuesday/Wednesday

Bingo- Sept.

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