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American Legion Convention

On Nov. 4 at 11 a.m., the Fifth District of the American Legion Ladies Auxiliary will host its fall convention at the Huntington Senior Center, 176 West 100 North, Huntington. Lunch will be provided for those who RSVP to Jade Frederick at 687-2348 or Jenni Olson at 687-9812, by Nov. 2

Softball Complex Lost and Found Items

Lost and found items from the Emery County Softball Complex can be viewed and picked up at the Emery County Recreation office at 75 South 400 East in Castle Dale. Gloves, coats, jackets, blankets, sunglasses etc. will be on display for the next couple weeks, after which they will be discarded or given to charity. Call the rec. office at 381-2108 for questions or additional information.

A Night With Birds Of Prey

Date and time: Oct. 22, at 6:30 p.m. at Canyon View Junior High. Free to all. Martin Tyner with the Southwest Wildlife Foundation is bringing an eagle, falcon and hawk. Martin is also the gentlemen who brought an eagle for the Crandall families to release on the skyline. His book entitled "Healer of Angels" will be available to purchase for $17.99 with a book signing after the presentation.

Chili Cook-off And Pumpkin Painting/Carving Contest

Oct. 29 at 6 p.m. atHuntington Town Hall.

Chili Cook-off - Pick up your Chili Cook-Off entry form at Huntington City Hall, entry forms must be turned in at Huntington City Hall by 5 p.m. Oct. 26. Chili categories: traditional/classic, original/new, great taste, hottest in taste and peoples choice. Contestants for the Chili Cook-Off need to be at Town Hall by 4:30 p.m. for judging. Chili will be served to the public at 6 p.m.

Pumpkin Contest - Bring your carved or painted pumpkin to Huntington Town Hall by 5:30 p.m. to be judged. The different age divisions are: 5-11, 12-14, 15-17 and 18-99. The 3-5 year olds will be given a pumpkin to paint.

Attention Huntington Youth Ages 12-18

Come join the Huntington Youth City Council. Great opportunities to serve your community and learn leadership skills. You can even qualify for college scholarships. For more information contact Julie Jones at (435) 687-9744.

Pumpkin Chuckin' Festival

How far can you launch a pumpkin? Find out on Nov. 7 at 10 a.m. Build a pumpkin launcher as a group or individual to see who can chuck their pumpkin the farthest. Each launcher will have three attempts to chuck an eight-10 pound pumpkin. Prizes will be awarded to the winning team or participant. Devices must be portable. All participants must pre-register by Nov. 2. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest and other fun games, food and information. Contact the Emery County Recreation Office for rules and additional information at 381-2108.

"Passing Through" Photographs by Richard Menzies

Gallery East - College of Eastern Utah 451 East 400 North, Price. Sept. 28 - Nov. 6. Gallery East hours: Mon. - Thurs. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Closed Friday, weekends and holidays.

Castle Dale City Fall Burn Window

Oct 3 - Nov. 1. The roll-off dumpsters will be in town during this time also. Take advantage of this free garbage service.

Castle Dale City Annual Pumpkin Festival

Oct. 24. - 5 p.m. This fun festive event is for all ages. Costume contest, pumpkin carving, blowups and food. At the rec. center in Castle Dale. There will be a witches costume contest, ages 17 and under, and 18 and over.

Run Against Hunger

5k, 10k, kids 1k run and/or walk, Oct. 17 at 7 the Food Ranch in Orangeville. For more information please call Colton Leavitt - 749-6499. $15 entry fee / door prizes / drawings. Sponsored by the Emery High FBLA. *Proceeds will go to feed families in need during the holidays.

The Cleveland Town Fall Burn Season Oct. 3- Nov. 1

Permits are available at the Town Office, 100 West Main, Cleveland. Everyone must obtain a permit prior to burning. There are no fees for a burn permit. Allowable material: dry weeds, garden waste, tree limbs (under six inches in diameter) tree and shrub trimmings, scrap lumber (untreated). Any questions, call the Town Office, 653-2310

2009 Ferron Scarecrow Contest

Participants must pre-register at City Hall. Display locations will be assigned at time of registration. The contest is open to individuals, businesses, organizations, and clubs. There is no fee to enter. Hand-deliver your entry form to The Ferron City Hall or use the night drop. Entries must be received by Oct.14. Scarecrows may go up anytime between Oct. 1-15. The scarecrow contest is family friendly. Scarecrows should be whimsical, humorous, or loveable and not frightening. Judging is Nov. 9-10. Winners will be announced Nov. 11. Ribbons will be awarded to the top three scarecrows in each category. Details call : 384-2350. Sponsored by The Ferron Beautification Committee

Emery County Recreation Adult Men's Basketball League

Emery County Recreation is currently holding registration for a fall men's basketball league. The league is open to adult men 18 years and older. Registration deadline is Oct. 14. Registration fee is $350. For more information contact Emery County Rec. 435-381-2108 or Jesse Ward 435-749-0212.

Junior Jazz Referees

We are in need of referees for Jr. Jazz. We will conduct a training session. It pays $10 a game. If you are interested, contact Cindy Draper at 748-2235.

Junior Jazz Signups

Online sign-ups will begin on Oct. 15. The last day to sign up will be Nov. 1. There will be no late sign-ups. To sign-up online go to Games will begin the first week of December and teams can begin practicing two weeks prior to that. For more information or to make financial arrangements, call 748-2235.

Memory Lane Cruise In Night at The Star Grill and Arcade

133 North Main in Huntington. 435-687-7827. Every Tuesday night 5-8 p.m. Bring your old model cars, park in the grill parking 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.

Oct. 23

Nov. 13.

A clinic will also be held at Hometown Market in Huntington from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. on Oct. 17.

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 at Castle Dale Senior Center

October 24 from 9-4 at the Senior Citizen Center - 150 E. 100 N. in Castle Dale will be the yard sale/bake sale fund raiser for the Emery County Senior Centers. Begay's Navajo tacos will be available for purchase this day.

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

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.

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 s

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