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Parenting Workshop

Gear Up's Parent Workshop "Getting In" will be held Jan. 27 in CEU's JL Student Center Board Room #127 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. A free buffet dinner will be served at 5:30 p.m.with the workshop following. All Gear Up students and parents are invited.

Master Gardener Classes

USU Extension is hosting 10 gardener classes in Castle Dale and Price from Jan. 28 through April 1. Topics include fruits, vegetables, flowers, turf, landscape design, house plants, pruning, trees, shrubs and plant propagation. Cost is $50 for one year, or $80 for the two-year course (20 classes). Contact the Emery County Extension Office (435-381-2381) by Jan. 26.

Private Pesticide Applicator Classes

Farmers and others can obtain a private pesticide applicator's license by attending one of two licensing classes that will be held in early February. The first class will be held from 1-5 p.m. on Feb. 5 at the Green River City Hall. The class will be repeated from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Feb. 6 at the Events Center at the Carbon County Fairgrounds in Price. Participants will not have to take an exam to receive their license. For more information contact Dennis Worwood at 435-381-2381 or David Basinger at 435-636-3234.

Fruit and Backyard Poultry Classes

USU Extension will offer classes on tree fruit, small fruit, and backyard poultry production at a Small Acreage Conference on Feb. 6 at the Carbon County Fairgrounds in Price. The event will run from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Cost is $20 per person or $25 per couple, and includes lunch. Presenters will be USU Fruit Specialist Brent Black and USU Poultry Specialist David Frame. To register, call 435-636-3233 by Feb. 3.

Emery County Gun Club Winter Schedule

Jan. 23 - Games only night starting at 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 6 - Games only night starting at 6:30 p.m.

Feb. 20 - 5 man draw for team 50 bird shoot. Must be signed up by 6:30 p.m.

March 6 - 50 bird individual handicap shoot. Must be signed up by 6:30 p.m.

For more information call: Jeremy-749-9768, Jason-609-0047, Eric-749-0432 or Bummer-749-2287.

Emery Town Rabies and Licensing Clinic

Feb. 6 at 10 a.m. in the Community Center. Licensing requires a copy of current rabies certificate.

$10 altered dog

$20 unaltered dog

$60 Kennel license

All licenses due by March 1.

Food Handler's Classes

There will be food handler's classes for all persons working in restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores or deli's. Classes will be taught in Price at Southeastern Utah District Health Deptartment located at 28 S. 100 E. at 9 a.m. 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 19, Feb. 16 and March 16.

In Castle Dale at 25 W. Main at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Jan. 20, Feb. 17 and March 17.

Family photos

Emery County 4-H family photos on March 5, 6, and 7 at the Emery County building, upstairs at 75 Main Street in Castle Dale. For a 16x20 $10, other sizes will be available. This is a great 4-H fundraiser. Support 4-H, learn how you can get your entire picture packet free. Call the extension office at 381-2381 for an appointment.

Swap Party

Ferron Library will be having a swap party Jan 27 from 4:15-5:15 p.m. Bring five items, clean and in good condition, to the library and you can choose five items to take home. If multiple people want the same item, a draw will be done. Items left over will be donated to charity. Set up time at 4 p.m. Any questions call the library at 384-2637.

Huntington City Dog Licenses

The Huntington City 2010 dog licenses are now due. Proof of current rabies vaaccination must be presented before license can be issued. Deadline for dog licenses is March 1. Dog licenses may be purchased at the Huntington City Fire Station on the following dates: Jan. 23 - 10 a.m. - noon (Glen Jensen D.V.M.). Feb. 27 - 9:30 a.m. to noon (Brett Griggs D.V.M.).

Clawson Town Rabies and Licensing Clinic

Clawson Town will hold our rabies and licensing clinics on Jan. 30. at the town hall 200 S. Main from 10 a.m. - Noon.

Dog tags are available at that time also. You must have the dogs rabies information when licensing your dog. $5 for altered dogs and $15 for unaltered dogs. All dogs need to be licensed in the town, house dogs and outside dogs, by Feb. 27.

Former Choir Members Needed

The Salt Lake Children's Choir is now in its 30th year and is planning a 30th Anniversary Gala Concert for Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Abravanel Hall. They are in the process of forming an Alumni choir and don't have current contact information for all choir alumni and are hopeful that through this announcement they can reach as many former choir members as possible. All those interested should reply to (indicating preferred vocal parts) or call (801) 566-0922.

Need Help Paying For Your Prescriptions?

Your local medicare counselor may be able to help.

Is your yearly individual income $16,245 or less?

Are your individual assets limited to $12,510 or less?

Do you have questions regarding your current Rx plan?

If you answered yes to any of these questions contact your local Medicare Counselor for an appointment by calling 1-435-637-4268 ext. 714.

Relay for Life

The 2010 American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be June 11-12 at the Emery High School track. Now is the time to sign up your team and save 50% on the entrance fee. Regularly $100 NOW $50! Volunteers are welcome to join on our committees. For more detail contacts Amanda Bjarnson at 749-1516.


"A Castle Country Christmas", featuring the choirs and bands from Carbon and Emery County Schools, will be available for purchase Monday December 21st after 9am.

The CD will be available in Price at the Eagles Nest, 8 East Main; Breinholt Music, 67 East Main; and in Huntington at Earl's Furniture and Appliance, 390 North Main.

Profits from the CD sales will benefit the music departments of the participating schools.

To make a bulk order, and receive free delievery to your school please call 435-637-1080 and ask for Diane or Scott or call, toll free, at 1-877-272-0862.

Orangeville City Rabies and Licensing Clinic

Orangeville City Rabies and Licensing Clinic will be held on Saturdays Jan. 16th and Feb 27th at the New Fire Station 10am to 12 noon. 2010 Dog tags are avaiable at the City Hall, please bring in your rabies information when licensing your dog. $8 for altered dogs and $25 for unaltered dog. All dogs need to be licensed in the city, house dogs and outside dogs by March 1st.

Needs kidney

My name is Elmer Mirza, and I am a 27 years old male from Salt Lake City.

I have been seraching for a kidney donor for almost two years and don't seem to find any.

I was diagnosed with a kidney failure two years ago.

I would really appreciate if someone would be willing to give the gift of life, I would be very grateful if they could contact my transplant coordinator Barbara Middlemiss at 801-879-2318.

Pan Sale

Please come and check out our pans and things. We also have parchment paper just in time for your Holiday candy & cookie making

Emery Co. School District

120 No. Main Huntington.

Open between 10 & 2. See you there.

The Boys and Girls Club of Huntington - The Positive Place For Kids

The Boys and Girls Club of Huntington located at 133 N. Main in Huntington "for all children in the county."

We are now encouraging all children between the ages of 6 to 18, to come sign up to join the club. Soon open for daily activities. Call for more information. The Star Grill 435-687-7827.

Community Theatre Needs You

Would you like to help make a story on a page come to life on the stage?

Then Community Theatre needs you!

We need: DIRECTORS, costumers, make-up helpers, construction crews, backstage helpers, musicians, choreographers.

We are looking at doing fun shows such as "Newsies", "Jungle Book", and "Honk."

If you are interested in helping out in any of these areas please call Tricia Erickson 381-2019 leave a message if no answer.

Orangeville Youth City Council

Youth City Council has a new advisor, Carmen Humphrey. The council is open to youth in Orangeville 7 through 12 grades.

Applications are available at the city hall, library and at Emery High School. Please come and join in for the fun and opportunities that are available to the youth. You can contact Carmen at 748-5674 or call city hall 748-2651.


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.

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.

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

December Calendar

Emery Center:

Exercise - Mon.-Fri.

8-9:30 a.m.

Lunch - Every Wednesday

Blood Pressure - Every Wednesday

Shopping bus Jan. 13- 2nd Wednesday - 1 p.m.

Bingo- Jan. 20 - 3rd Wednesday

Band plays - Jan. 27 - 4th Wednesday

Empty Nesters - last Monday- Jan. 25 - 4:30

Castle Dale Center:

Blood Pressure- Jan. 5 & 19 - 1st & 3rd Tuesday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Tuesday

Line Dancing - Every Thursday - 10 a.m.

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

DUP - 2nd Monday - Jan. 11

Art Class - Every Tuesday - 2:30 p.m.

Phase 10 games - Every Thursday

Rook Club - Every Thursday - 1:30 p.m.

Shopping Bus - Call for reservation

Huntington Center:

Blood Pressure- Jan. 11 & 25 - 2nd & 4th Monday

Lunch/Bingo - Every Monday

Line Dancing - Jan. 11 - 2nd Monday - 2 p.m.

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

Shopping bus - Call for reservation.

Ferron Center:

Blood Pressure- Jan. 4 & 18 - 1st & 3rd Monday

Lunch - Monday/Tuesday

Excercise - Every Thursday 1 p.m.

Green River Center:

Nurse Clinic- Jan. 6 - 1st Wednesday

Lunch - Tuesday/Wednesday

Bingo - Jan. 20 - 3rd 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.

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 Meetin


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 Veteran


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.

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