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Angel Tree Eastern Utah Community Credit Union in Castle Dale has an Angel Tree. The names are from United Way. Stop by 125 East Main in Castle Dale and pick up a name(s).

Emery County Tree festival It's Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Emery Co. Recreation Building. People can bring their trees and decorations at 8 a.m., and then from 11 a.m. " 7:00 p.m. the trees can be bought. People have to bring their own transportation for the trees. Emery Co. Volunteer Center gets 10 percent of the sales (for Angel Tree), and the non-profit sellers get 90 percent of the sales.

Daughters of the Utah Pioneers Castle Dale DUP will hold their Christmas social on Monday, Dec. 8 at 1 p.m. in the senior center. Lunch will be served and a fun program is planned. Don't forget to bring a food item for the food bank.

Emery County Historical Society Annual antique show/Christmas party on Dec. 11 at the Museum of the San Rafael the party begins at 6:30 p.m. Bring your pioneer antiques and tell us about them bring your antique, yourself, friends and a plate of your favorite Christmas goodies.

ANGEL TREE Cleveland Town will be accepting names for the angel tree this holiday season. If you know of a needy family or individual in our town, please submit their name, age and gender to the town office. Angels are now available to sponsor at the town office. The date to return your wrapped gift to the town office is December 18th. If you have any questions, please call or stop by the town office during business hours, tues, wed. & thurs from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cleveland's annual Christmas party and program Cleveland town will hold its annual Christmas party on Wednesday, December 24th at 5 p.m. at the old town hall 35 S 100 W. There will be a short program, games, special performance by the Cleveland community band and the Griffins, light refreshments and of course Santa will make a special visit. Come and join our fun family holiday tradition.

Christmas Celebrations Castle Dale Christmas Social: Tuesday, Dec. 9 at 5:30 pm at the Rec Center. There will be dinner, a visit from Santa and a contest for the "Best" Christmas/Holiday Sweater. Home Christmas Light Decoration Award: The Four Best Decorated Homes in Castle Dale will receive a certificate for their choice of a turkey or ham from Stewart's Market. Judging will be on December 17th. Huntington City annual Christmas party: Dec. 4 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the fire station on Main Street. Come see Santa and join us for a complimentary meal. Ferron City: Dec 8 at 6 p.m. at the Fairgrounds. There will be a movie, hot cocoa and popcorn. Santa will be there. Clawson: Dec. 16 Cleveland: Dec. 24 Orangeville: Dec. 6

Seeking info The fourth grade at Aviston Elementary, located in southern Ill. is learing about the United States and the different environments, climates, resources and highlights found in each region. The kids in the class think it would be fun to receive postcards, souvenirs, resources or any information about our great country from each of the 50 states. Mail to: 4th Grade @ Aviston Elementary, 350 South Hull Street, Aviston IL 62216.

Pet pictures with Santa On Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Emery and Carbon Animal Health in Castle Dale, 490 West Hwy 20. Drawings for free gifts. Presents for all the good pets. Meet the staff.

Castle Dale Starting on Dec. 4 there will be a change to garbage pick up. The new pick up day is Thursday. You can pay your city utility bill online at Call the city hall at 381-2115 to setup automatic payments. A letter to Santa form can be picked up at the city hall or Castle Dale library by Dec. 9. You can pick up your letter from Santa the week before Christmas. The Castle Dale Christmas social will be on Dec. 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the rec center.

Stuffed animals needed The Huntington Elementary Valentine's Carnival is collecting donations of stuffed animals and any small toys in new/good condition for the carnival on Feb. 13. These items can be dropped off to the Huntington Elementary or the Emery County Progress office. As you clean your closets and get ready for the holidays remember your items can be put to good use at the carnival.

Emery County History Books The "Emery County Centennial History Book" of 1996, written by Dr. Edward A. Geary, will now be on sale for only $6. Emery County's three Museums will be happy to fill your order while you view all the new displays in each. The Officers of Emery County Historical Society: Suzanne, Pres., Lori Ann, VP Elect., Evelyn, Sec., and Joyce, Trea., will also be happy to take orders. "We want to get these History Books into people's hands, homes, and on their coffee tables", says Sylvia Nelson, ECCHS Committee Chairman, "instead of in Museum closets." Emery County is one of few counties in Utah to still have any Centennial books. "We don't need to sell them, but they make such great gifts!" Call Sylvia at 435-687-9184. "Leave name and phone number."

Forest Service schedules tree permit sales Christmas tree permits will be on sale at the Ferron/Price Ranger District office of the Manti-La Sal National Forest beginning Nov. 24 for $10 each. The office, located at 115 West Canyon Road, Ferron, is open weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For customer convenience, the Main Street Market, 15 W. Main Street, Ferron will also be selling permits. The cost for permits is the same regardless of where they are purchased. There is a limit of three permits per person. To buy a permit for a tree taller than 8 feet, the purchaser must pay 50 cents per additional foot, payable when the permit is purchased. Purchasers will need to provide a debit or credit card, check or exact change. Forest Service offices are not equipped to make change. There are no refunds. In addition, the Ferron/Price District will be selling tree permits through the mail. Customers should send a request for the permit, a self-addressed stamped envelope, provide their name, mailing address, phone number and a check for $10/per permit in an envelope marked "Attention: Christmas tree sales." Checks should be made payable to: USDA Forest Service. A permit will be sent to them by return mail. A purchaser may request authorization for trees taller than 8 feet (see above) as part of their mail order and include the additional costs in their check payment. Orders can be sent to Ferron/Price District Office, P.O. Box 310, Ferron, UT 84523; phone, 435-384-2372. Permits will not be available by phone order. The Ferron/Price District is east of Skyline Drive. The person selling permits will issue each purchaser a map and cutting instructions. Customers traveling long distances for permits should call in advance to determine if they are still available. Vehicle access, except for snow machines, must be confined to established roads on the Forest. Roads may be muddy, snow packed and slick. Be prepared for winter driving conditions.

Shoes for Love Organization Miss Emery County and the Shoes for Love Organization need your help in a nationwide shoe drive. So many people go without a pair of shoes. Shoes for Love will deliver the collected shoes to these humble people in Africa and South America. Please send all used shoes to school with your student. All shoes are accepted. Drop box will be in the office of your school. Final collection will be in May. This is a competition between all elementary schools in the county; whoever collects the most shoes wins a party with the Miss Emery County Royalty.

Kids Bible Club Desert Edge will be starting a new Bible club for kids, preschool-6th grade. The club meets every Wednesday from 6-730 p.m. Call 435-687-2933 for more info. TriFit Club Nutrition-Mind-Body Come join our unique fitness club every Tuesday and Thursday evening at 8:30 p.m. at the ShowTime Dance Studio (330 East 600 North, Castle Dale). Instructors: Donn Jeffs and Heather Atwood. $3 each class or $20 a month. A club full of fun and satisfaction. Bring a yoga mat and handweights that accomodate you. Also bring a friend. Tri'll like it. For ladies of all ages. Call 435-749-1484.

Elmo Library Preschool Story Time at the Elmo Library on Wednesdays at 10 a.m.

Volunteers needed Emery County Care and Rehab is looking for volunteers to help with activities such as bingo callers, musicians, dancers, singers, karate demonstrations, balloon animals, community theater, any other sort of unique talent is welcome. Even if you don't think you have a unique talent and would like to volunteer don't hesitate to call. If you would like to help or have an idea for an activity call Donna, 435-384-2301.

Need help with exterior home repairs? Habitat for Humanity's A Brush With Kindness program can provide the up-front money and expertise to improve the durability or accessibility of your home. Typical projects include: Exterior painting, Siding repairs, Roof repairs, Exterior ramps and stairs Landscaping. To learn more and apply, contact the Program Manager for your area: This is a loan program. No interest short term loans. Jack Forinash 180 S Broadway PO Box 444 Green River, UT 84525 (435) 564-3330 To volunteer, donate materials, and learn more, go online to

Ignite Grand opening. Enroll now. Let NCSF certified personal trainer, Cassie Taylor and Kristy Guymon, with ten years track and cross-country coaching experience, help you achieve your New Year's resolution of becoming a healthier you. Castle Dale Rec. Center: Burn it up: Tue., 12:30 p.m/8 p.m. and Thur., 8 p.m. Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 7 p.m.. Hi-lite: Mon/Thur, 8 p.m. Ferron Fairgrounds: Enlighten: Mon/Thur, 5:10 a.m.. Hi-lite: Tue/Fri, 5:10 a.m. $45 a months; includes all classes, tracking and nutrition help. $35/12 class punch-card (class participation only). Call 749-7142 or 749-2653.

Castle Dale Library Preschool Story Time is held Tuesday's at 1:00 p.m. at the Castle Dale Library.

Story time Story time is not for sitting quietly. It's not just reading, it's for bringing stories to life in a whole new way. It's a playground for your mind. The Emery County Public Libraries offer pre-school story time. To find out what day and time check the libraries web page at

Huntington Library Preschool Story Time on day at 10:00. Young Readers Club is Wednesdays at 11:45. There will be reading and activities held each week.

THE WORKOUT PLACE At the Old Huntington City Hall. Mon. & Wed. - Zumba - 6:00 a.m., R.I.P.P.E.D. - 6:30 p.m. Tues. & Thurs. - Turbokick - 6:00 a.m., Pump (weights) 6:00 p.m. and Zumba - 7:15 p.m. Saturday - R.I.P.P.E.D. - 8:30 A.M. For informaton call - Cheryl - 749-0439.

Ceramics For Fun in Emery New stuff arriving all the time!! Hours: Tue - Thurs 10-5. Fri -Sat 10-8.

Southeastern Utah District Health Department Immunization Clinic Hours are: Monday 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. The office is located at 25 West Main Street in Castle Dale. Call 435-381-2252 for more information

Liberty Faith Fellowship Church Adult Sunday school at 9:45 a.m. Worship service at 11 a.m. Children's church provided for 3 to 11 year olds. Please contact Pastor Steve Jones for times and locations of other study groups at 650-3875.

Lost and Found Recovery Program Meets at Liberty Faith Fellowship Church every Friday night at 6:30 p.m. A "faith based" program.

Bread of Life 112 West 400 North Huntington. Sunday service 2 p.m. For more information call Pastor Bob Wells at 650-0556.

Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church Sunday school, 10 a.m. Worships service, 11 a.m. Youth Group 6 p.m. Bible study is on Wednesday at 7 p.m. Call 381-2975 for more info.

Desert Edge Christian Chapel Worship service 10 a.m. Sunday school follows worship service. Youth group, 10:15 a.m. Bible study, Monday at 6 p.m. Kids Bible Club, Wednesday at 6 p.m. Call 687-2933 or visit our website

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 Laneea Cowley at 749-0403 Youth Council meetings are held at the Huntington City Hall at 4:30 p.m. the last Thurs. of each month.

Drug Tip Hotline Report any suspicious activity to 381-2888. You can remain anonymous.

Ready To Serve? Ages 17-42 Looking for a rewarding and challenging career? Over 150 jobs. Starting Salary $13 and up per hour. Free medical, free dental, free housing with all utilities paid, 30 days paid vacation yearly. Call 877-810-8328 ask for SSG Bertagnolli with the U.S. Army.

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 Auxiliary Unit 42 Jan Hess 435-384-2753 or Dixie Swasey 435-384-3172.

Emery County Libraries Story Time Schedule Monday: Cleveland Jr. Storytime 10:30, Sr. Storytime 1:30. Tuesday: Green River 10:30, Emery 11, Castle Dale Wednesday: Elmo 10, Huntington 10. Thursday: Ferron 11, Orangeville 10:30

Did You Know The Emery Library Has Several Tools For You To Use? Laminate your items: The cost is $1.00 for an 8 X 10 sheet. We have free wireless internet for your laptops. We have 3 computers for patrons to use for free. We have a scanner. We have a copier that can make posters. We have a fax machine to send and receive faxes. We have the new release books and magazines to read. We have Play-a-ways, Books on CD, Books on tape, Videos and CD's. We are open Mondays to Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. We have two friendly, helpful Librarians to assist you!

Follow Castle Dale Library on Facebook! Find us at: Castle Dale City library. Friend us today!

READ IT! READ IT! READ IT! The library newsletter is found on our webpage, Get a message from our director, and learn what new books are coming out!

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