The opening meeting of the Camp Dale DUP will be held at the Castle Dale Rodeo Park on Monday Sept. 8 at 1p.m. Bring a boxed lunch and come prepared to bid for a lunch. This will be our fund raiser for the year. All current members and any others interested in joining are invited. Any questions call Carole at 381-5023.
Orangeville's secondary water will be out of the canals as of Sept. 1. The storage pond will be filled and citizens will be allowed to use the water system for watering trees, shrubs, etc. until the pond is dry. If everyone uses the water sparingly it will last for the most of September. Use the water on the same days you currently are using, except choose only either morning or evening. You have been given a window of five (5) hours three days a week to water. There is no need to water five (5) hours each day. ABSOLUTELY NO WATERING OF LAWNS WILL BE ALLOWED. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR AUTOMATIC SPRINKLERS. Sprinklers for garden use is not allowed. Water plants in garden individually and sparingly, just enough to keep plants alive. Gardens do not require as much water at this stage of the growing season. Plants will soon complete their growing cycle, so use water sparingly. If anyone waters lawns either with culinary or secondary, the secondary valve will be turned off at the first offence-No notice will be given, and will remain off until secondary water is available again in the future. No water will be available for agriculture users. We are in a drought and water is at a premium. We trust the citizens of Orangeville will cooperate in our efforts to conserve the water we have. Orangeville's total usage of secondary water is down and the cooperation of the residents is greatly appreciated. Remember to continue to conserve water.
Back to School Night will be Aug. 27 at 6:30 p.m. for the parents of students at San Rafael Junior High School. All parents are encouraged to attend.
The Country Doctor of the Year Award recognizes the work of America's top rural physicians. Nomination forms may be requested by calling 866-756-0002 or by visiting www.countrydoctoraward.com. Materials must be completed and returned by Oct. 3.
The BLM will host a wild horse and burro adoption where approximately 75 wilds horses and 15 burros will be presented to the public for adoption. The adoption will be held Sept. 20 and the workshop will be held Sept. 14-19. Both events will be held at the Deseret Peak Complex, 2930 West Highway 112 in Tooele.
All Medicare recipients should now be aware that they may be eligible to receive and electric wheelchair or power scooter, paid for by Medicare, if they suffer from conditions such as arthritis, cardiovascular disease and respiratory disorders, and have difficulty walking or propelling a manual wheelchair. For information on Medicare eligibility contact Gregory at 1-800-810-2877.
The Big Fix on Tour mobile spay and neuter clinic, sponsored by No More Homeless Pets, is coming to Green River. To make an appointment for your pet's spay or neuter call 564-8221. The clinic will be held Aug. 27 at the community center.
The American Legion and the American Legion Auxiliary of Ferron will again be running the west concession stand at Ferron Peach Days Horse races on Sept. 6. Stop by and support our nonprofit organizations. Proceeds of our efforts go to community and civic projects such as girls state, boys state, Emery Clause, personal emergency fund for residents of our communities, and numerous other causes for our area's children and youth. Come to Peach Days and try one of our tasty hamburgers with the secret sauce.
The annual Melon Days mens softball tournament will be held Sept. 19-20. The coed tournament will be held Sept. 21 or Sept. 28. Space will be limited so get registered early. For more information contact Lucas and Victoria Shorts at 435-564-8479.
A field service officer from the American Legion Department Service Office in Salt Lake City will be working out of the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 30. This is a free service and veterans need not be members of the American Legion to qualify for assistance.
The Utah Peace Officers Association is sponsoring a Fallen Officers 10K run on Sept. 13 at 7 a.m. in Lehi at Wines Park (Center Street and 500 North). The public is welcome to run and show your support for law enforcement officers in Utah who have paid the ultimate price to protect Utah citizens. To register visit www.fallenofficers10k.com/>www.fallenofficers10k.com.
Country Gospel music artist Wayne W. Wipf, along with humorist "Mizz Molly Blue" will provide a free concert, (donations accepted) at the Emery County Recreation Center on Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Castle Dale Independent Baptist Church, Pastor Sam Wilbanks, 384-3121; Associate Pastor Bob Toomer, 384-3378; and the Desert Edge Christian Chapel. Contact Pastor Carl Sitterud at 687-.
Open nights at the Emery County Recreation Center will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8-10 p.m. Open night will begin Sept. 2. There will be basketball, fooseball, table tennis, darts, board games, etc. For more information, please call Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.
Registration for Emery County Youth Football will be held Aug. 25-26, from 5-7 p.m. at the Emery County Recreation Center, 75 South 400 East, Castle Dale. Participants will receive their uniforms at the time of registration. For more information, please contact Emery County Recreation at 381-2108.
Aug. 28 at 7 p.m. at the Castle Valley Ranch, local poets and guest poet Sam DeLeeuw will share their work with guests. Bring lawn chairs and jackets. There will be Dutch oven dessert. Call Jo Ann Behling for more information, directions or to participate at 384-2666.
The Emery County Board of Commissioners is seeking your input. The Utah Associations of Counties is proposing to draft statewide wilderness legislation. Should Emery County actively join in the dialogue? Let your opinions/concerns be known at one or more of the following public hearings: Sept. 2, 7 p.m. at the Museum of the San Rafael; Sept. 4, 7 p.m. at Cleveland Town Hall; Sept. 5, 7 p.m. at Green River City Hall; Sept. 9, 7 p.m. at Orangeville City Hall; Sept. 10, 7 p.m. at Ferron City Hall; Sept. 11, 7 p.m. at Huntington City Hall.
A field service officer from the VFW will be in your area to assist you in understanding an applying for rightful VA benefits, preparing and documenting application for compensation, pension, hospitalization and other benefits. This officer will be in the Price Workforce Service Center from 8:30-10:30 a.m. on Sept. 11.
AWANA club for children ages three through sixth grade will begin Sept. 3, from 6-8 p.m. at Desert Edge Christian Chapel, 500 South Main in Huntington. There will be Bible lessons, games, treats and fun.
Emery County Care and Rehab is currently looking for volunteers to perform for one hour per month, providing musical entertainment for the residents. Any instrument is welcome. Any single person or group is welcome. Any age. Please call Tracy at 384-2301.
Beginning Aug. 18, the pool will have the following hours, Aquasize: Mon. - Fri. 8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.; Open Swim: Mon. 4-7 p.m. and Sat. 12-7 p.m.; Family Night: Mon. 7-9 p.m. The will still be open for rentals, scout groups, etc. Please call 381-5298 if you wish to reserve the pool.
DROPS has a new location, Castle Dale Fairgrounds, 500 East 100 South. Sign ups begin at 11 a.m. on Aug. 26. Do not block any driveways. First come, first served.
The boat ramp at Joe's Valley is now closed due to muddy conditions brought about by the low water. DEFENSIVE DRIVING CLASSES NOW AVAILABLE
The Utah Safety Council is now offering a four-hour defensive driving course for individuals in the Price area. The course will take place on Saturday, September 27, 2003 at the College of Eastern Utah College Center, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
The four-hour course consists of classroom instruction and focuses on accident prevention, driving confidence, awareness of hazards and improving driving skills.
Drivers may complete the course for a 50-point reduction from their Utah driving record, once every three years. Individuals 55 years of age and older, may qualify for insurance discounts after completing the course.
Registration is $35 per person, or $10 for those age 55 and over that are only seeking a reduction in their insurance rate. For additional information or to register, please contact the Utah Safety Council at 800-933-5943 or visit www.utahsafetycouncil.org.