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Elmo DUPS Pheasant Hunters Breakfast and Lunch Fundraiser

Nov. 6 at the DUP building at the city park in Elmo. Starts at 7 a.m. and will continue serving until 3 p.m.

Emery football

Second round of state playoffs at Hurricane High School on Friday at 5 p.m. Emery will face Hurricane after defeating Park City on Oct. 29.

Emery County Business Chamber Kick-off Lunch

Instigating, enhancing and promoting economic advantage in Emery County lunch and learn with other Emery County leaders. Lunch $12 per person Nov. 16 - 12 Noon Museum of the San Rafael Castle Dale, two great dynamic speakers Mayor Joe Piccolo, Price City, Utah State Senator David Hinkins Our goal is to provide you with information to help you become more effective and profitable and to provide an enhanced business environment for the future of the business climate in Emery County. Join us the Nov. 16 and check us out. To be sure you get a seat please RSVP to:

Patsy Stoddard, 435-381-2431; Taina Benson 435-384-3333; Jerry Stotler 435-384-3137.

Register Now for December ACT

Test registration is now open for the Dec. 11 ACT achievement test. Students who wish to take the college admission and placement exam must register before Nov. 5. During registration, students may select up to four universities to receive their score reports. ACT scores are accepted by all four-year colleges and universities across the United States. ACT reports scores only when requested to do so by the student. Additional score reports are available for a small fee. The cost for the ACT test without writing is $33. When combined with the optional ACT Writing Test, the total cost is $48. Students who qualify may apply for a fee waiver through their high school counselor.Students may also pick up registration forms from their high school counseling offices. Registration is available until Nov. 19 for an extra $21 fee.

Get REEL in Moab Fourth Annual Film Festival

Jan 7-8, Star Hall at 6 p.m. This film festival consists of films made by local filmmakers (local to the 4 corners area) or films made about the area. Free admittance to all showings (donations accepted). Visit for a list of films showing, trailers, and more. 435-259-4341. Moab to Monument Valley Film Commission.

USU-CEU Bread 'N Soup Night

USU-College of Eastern Utah's 12th annual Bread 'N Soup Night to benefit the Carbon County Food Bank begin Nov. 1 and will continue consecutive Mondays until Thanksgiving. All are welcome to attend between 5-6:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room of the Jennifer Leavitt Student Center. Prices are $6 for adults, $5 for students 18 and over, and $4 for students under 18. Children 5 and under are admitted free. For the price of admission, each person will receive two tickets, each good toward one bowl of soup. Last year, USU-CEU's Bread 'N Soup Night donated a record high $3,000 to the Carbon County Food Bank, making a grand total over its 11 years of existence to more than $23,000.

Volunteer Drivers Needed for Veteran's Shuttle

Volunteer drivers are needed to transport Veterans to and from their medical appointments. The seven passenger van travels from the Price community to the George E. Wahlen VA Medical Center in Salt Lake City. Here is an opportunity for you to show your appreciation to those who have served our country. Volunteer drivers provide a vital service with the satisfaction of helping our heroes. You need to be dependable, have a decent driving record and in good health. For more information, contact Heide at 1-800-613-4012, extension 2003.

Food Handler's Classes

Price: Nov. 16 and Dec. 14 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. each day. 28 South 100 East in Price. Fee: $15 (cards are good for three years). For more info. call 637-3671.

Castle Dale: Oct. 20, Nov. 17 and Dec. 15 at 4 and 7 p.m. each day. 25 West Main in Castle Dale (next to Boyd's Pharmacy). Fee: $15 (cards are good for three years). For more info call 381-2252.

Classes are two hours in length. current cards are required for all individuals working in, but not limited to, restaurants, bars, nursing homes, school cafeterias, convenience stores and delis.

Huntington City Annual Community Christmas Party

Dec. 3 at 6 p.m. in the Huntington Elementary lunch room. Entertainment 7 p.m. Santa will be there!

Huntington Youth City Council

Come and Join. Any and all youth ages 12-18 are encouraged to join the Youth City Council. For questions contact Julie Jones at 749-0674.

Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.

The Huntington Youth City Council will be putting on a live nativity Scene (yes! real people and animals) Dec. 10, 17 and 18 from 6-8 p.m. at the Huntington City Hall.

BLM Plans Prescribed Fire for Autumn and Winter Months

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Price Field Office and the Canyon Country Fire Zone will be conducting prescribed fire activities this fall and winter on public lands in the vicinity of Price. Two areas targeted for burning as conditions allow include the Columbia project near East Carbon/Sunnyside, and the Price Canyon project on slopes west of Highway 6, north of Helper.

Questions about either of these upcoming actions may be directed to Matt Madariaga, BLM Fuels Technician at 435-636-3660 or Brian Keating, BLM Fuels Program Manager at 435-259-2194.

"Oliver" Auditions

Community theatre announces auditions on Nov. 9-10 from 7-9 p.m. at the Emery High School Chorus Room. Come prepared to sing 16 bars of a Broadway style song, pianist provided. Adults, boys and girls 8 and older. Call Vickie Kinder at 687-9729 or Tricia Erickson 381-2019.

Christmas Festival

Nov. 5 & 6 Emery County Recreation Center. Fri. 1-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Crafts, booths, entertainment, food, fun. Everyone welcome.

Emery Town Holiday Bazaar

Time to sign up for your Booth! Nov. 18, 19, & 20 going fast. $20 booth rental fee plus $10 refundable cleaning deposit.

Call Barb 286-2215 or Tanya 286-2492.

Sunnyside Craft Fair

It is time for our annual holiday craft fair. Call Sunnyside City Hall at 435-888-4444 or Karen Andrews at 435-888-2385 to reserve your booth. We will have food, crafts, goodies and loads of fun.

Nov. 16 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Sunnyside City Hall.

Become a foster parent

Emery County has an ongoing need for foster and adoptive families. You can make a difference. Come and learn why you should become a foster/adoptive parent and talk with current foster families. October 7th from 3:30-5:30 pm; Ferron Library October 14th from 3:30-5:30pm; Castle Dale Library October 21st from 3:30-5:30pm; Orangeville Library; October 28th from 3:30-5:30 pm Huntington Library.

Emery County Recreation & Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team Introduce Rappelling Classes

The Emery County Rec. Department and the Emery County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Team are teaming up to provide rappelling outings to groups, whether its family, friends or you can join us on your own for a day trip rapelling until your heart's content.

Cost: $25 pr person with a minimum group size of 10. This will be offered year round (weather depending)

A Rapelling instructor(s) and all rapelling gearwill be provided.

For information contact Gaylee Jeffs, Emery County Recreation District Office. 435-381-2108.

Utah Farm Bureau's Creative Story Contest

The Emery County Farm Bureau is excited to again sponsor the Farm Bureau "Celebrate Agriculture" contest. Students in grades three through eight are eligible to enter.

The topic for 2011 is "A Day In the Life of A Farmer"

Particiapnts are eligible to win $100! Have your story published. Earn resource materials for your classroom. Earn a pizza party for your class.

For complete contest rules visit and click on womens committee. Contact Joel Hatch at 435-687-9115 or jhatch@etvnet for details on the contest. Information for teachers wishing additional resources for teaching agriculture concepts in the classroom can be found at

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