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Published July 5, 2011

Emery County News

Ready to relay: Tougher than Wranglers

Some say the very best gift you can give your children is good genes. Sometimes you do not have a choice. Merrill Peterson Sr. had no choice. His mother died of cancer at 84. His brother and sister both had cancer, and are both gone, too. When Merril...

Heritage Days: Huntington celebrates America's birthday

Huntington celebrates in high style as the events started with a rodeo and continued throughout the week with a dinner, pet show, baby show, talent contest, parades, fun run, breakfast in the park, entertainment, games and fireworks display as well a...

School district honors retirees at meeting

Laurel Johansen, School Board President opened the June 21 meeting with all members present. The first item of business was the recognition of four school district retirees. Johansen said they were sad to see the retirees leave the district. They hav...

Strong winds tear up mobile home in Lawrence

Strong winds and thunderstorms passed through the county on Thursday morning causing damage. A mobile home in Lawrence was overturned on a lot where it was on blocks waiting to be set-up on the property. The trailer was flipped over causing the whole...

Pageant dress on display at the Pioneer Museum in Castle Dale

The 1947 Miss Emery County Centennial queen's dress is on display at the Pioneer Museum in Castle Dale. The museum is located upstairs at the Castle Dale city hall and is open each weekday....

Morgan Philpot visits county

June 23, Morgan Philpot a former candidate for Congress was in Emery County at the City Park by the old Court House in Castle Dale to meet with politically interested residents. Philpot provided his guests a meal of barbecued chicken breasts, hamburg...

Emery construction class builds a house

The Emery High construction class spent the last school year building a home in Castle Dale. They learned how to roof, put in carpet and flooring, framing and all other aspects of home building. The Emery County School District supports the building ...

Cottonwood Creek kayakers

June 25 down stream from Joe's Valley Dam several kayakers were seen unloading kayaks in preparation to float on the rapidly moving waters of Cottonwood Creek due to the overflow from Joe's Valley Dam. The river in Straight Canyon West of Orangevill...

Miss Emery and Miss Carbon compete at Miss Utah

Miss Emery and Miss Carbon compete at Miss Utah

Green River Epicenter needs donations

The Green River Epicenter is asking for everyone's financial support of their 2011 Capital Campaign by donating through the recently launched Kickstarter page. Log onto

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