Business hours for the Emery County Landfill are Tues-Fri., 9 a.m.-5:15 p.m. and on Sat., 8 a.m to 4:15 p.m. Closed on Mondays and on July 4. For questions call 381-2719.
Huntington City secondary water schedule. There will be no watering from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. There may be a severe water shortage this year. It is a violation to allow water to run onto land owned by another person or onto city streets. Anyone wasting water will be subject to penalties.
The Castle Dale Swimming Pool is open! Aquasize, Mon.-Fri. 8-9 p.m; Open Swim, Mon. and Wed., 4-7 p.m., and Sat., Noon-7 p.m.; Monday Family Night 7-9 p.m. Lap Swim, Mon-Fri., 6-7:30 p.m. For more information call the pool at 381-5298.
There will be a food handlers permit on May 22 at 9 a.m., 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. at Southeastern Utah District Health Department (28 South 100 East). Green River will hold their classes on May 23 at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. in the Green River City Hall. For more information contact Terri at 381-2252.
Spring City will hold their annual Heritage Day on May 25. It is sponsored by the Friends of Historic Spring City and the Daughters of Utah Pioneers. The day will include a tour of historic homes, an art and antiques show at the old Spring City school, and horse drawn wagon rides around town. For more information contact Roger Roper at 801-533-3561 or Lee Bennion at 435-462-2708.
Senator Bob Bennett and the Center for Rural Life at Southern Utah University will host the first annual Rural Utah Business Technology Conference at the Hunter Conference Center on the SUU campus in Cedar City on May 28 and 29. Keynote speaker is eBay President and CEO, Mag Whitman. To be an exhibitor, to participate, or to sponsor, call Bruce Richeson, 435-628-5514, or Scott Truman, 435-586-7852. Affordable conference fee includes a Tues. evening reception, breakfast and lunch on Wed., and all breakout sessions.
Booster Car Seats for children 4-8 years old and 40-80 pounds are available by calling Terry Bennett at the Southeastern Utah District Health Department at 381-2252. Know if your car has lap/shoulder belts in the back seat, head rests or high back seat. Call Now!
Attention high school students looking for health care careers! Utah AHEC is presenting a 3-day camp at SUU on June 10-12. An affordable three days of on-campus housing, meals, looking at career options, profession skills, science experiments, and social activities, interacting with local health care providers and college students is available by registering now. For details, call Carrie Torgersen at 435-865-8573.
Registration for Swim Lessons begins May 13-31. Register during pool hours or each day between 8-11 a.m. Payment is requested at time of registration. Call Sarah at the pool for cost and times, 381-5298.
Emery High School announces that the awards program usually held on the last day of school will be held on May 21 at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium. All scholarships, departmental awards and any special awards will be given on this night.
May 23 is the night to celebrate graduation in the old gym at Emery High School. Following graduation, music by "Beat of Time" will play for a dance. Free pizza, drinks, snacks, and door prizes for all, sponsored by the Peer Helper Club. No alcohol or drugs will be allowed. Come prepared to have a fun and safe night.
Of special interest is the ribbon cutting and grand opening of the Gigliotti Pond in Helper on May 25. Ribbon cutting will take place at 9 a.m. The pond will be open to public fishing shortly thereafter.
The DWR will have extra rods, reels, tackle and baits for kids who don't have their own. Kids under 14 may fish without a license. Those 14 and older need one.
The annual Jr. Miss and Miss Orangeville pageant will be held on May 28 this year at the High School auditorium. All Orangeville Junior High and High School girls interested please pick up an application at the Orangeville City Hall or Contact Elda at 748-2343.
The 8th annual Cowboy Poetry Gathering will be held on June 1 at the 777 Ranch on Dutch Flat Road in Ferron. The Circuit riders from Cody, Wyo., and Ron Ehman, a cowboy poet, from Elko, Nev., will entertain with their musical numbers, humor and poetry. Hayrides will begin at 3 p.m., a BBQ will be held at 5 p.m. and the program at 6 p.m. For more information contact Rick Benson at 384-3001.
The Spanish Trail Rodeo will be held in Ferron on June 7 and 8 starting at 8 p.m. Mutton bustin and steer riding will start at 7 p.m. Steer riders must sign up ahead of time. Local entries and early sign ups contact Boe Taylor 687-9135.
The Spanish Trail Rodeo Queen and Princess tryouts will be June 1 starting at 5 p.m. Ages for princess is 13 and under, Queen is 14 and up. Contact Tammy Funk 653-2986 for further information on sign ups. Judges will be from out of the local area.
Home Place in Orangeville offers a reflection day on June 1, from 10-3 p.m. Reflection will focus on "Mystery in My Life". For information and reservations call Paula at 748-2230.
The Utah Arts Council's Artist Services program is offering up to $1200 to artists in all disciplines for professional opportunities. The deadline for the Artist Grants is June 3. Applications and guidelines may be requested from the Utah Arts Council at 801-236-7549.
An auction and dinner will be held on June 8 at the Cleveland Elementary, for the benefit of Rick Dotson. Who has been diagnosed with Malignant Melanoma Skin Cancer. There will be entertainment by the Val Jensen band. Cash donations will be accepted at Zions bank. For more information contact Sandra Jensen 653-2360, Freda Fillmore 653-2232, Jamie Jensen 653-2219, or Owen Olsen 653-2240.
The Utah Statewide Archaeological Society (USAS) will hold its annual statewide convention on June 7-9 at the Antelope Island State Park in Davis County. The public is welcome to attend but both USAS members and nonmembers must preregister in order to get discounted state park entrance and group camping fees and meals. For more information contact Marty Thomas at (801) 533-3577 or www.mthomas@history,state.ut.us.
Orangeville Day, "Celebrate America," will be held on June 15. Plan now to be part of the parade, entertainment, or help with the many activities for all ages. Call Orangeville City Hall for more details, 748-2651.
The 26th annual Utah Arts Festival is looking for approximately 1,000 volunteers to assist with this year's celebration. It will be held in downtown Salt Lake City on June 20-23 at the Gallivant Plaza and on 300 South. To register to become a volunteer or find out more information, call the Festival's Volunteer Hotline at (801) 322-5912 or log on to www.uaf.org.
The Miss Elmo pageant will be held this year on June 21. All girls between the ages of 4- 18 who are interested, please contact Ruschelle Mortensen 653-2973 or Kathy Jensen 653-2591. All applications must be turned in by May 30 with your $10 registration fee.
Southeastern Utah District Health Department is offering a clinic for women between the age 40- 64. Get a private check-up by a female provider. Get a pap test and breast exam. Receive a free mammogram voucher. Women must meet age and income guideline to qualify for a free exam and mammogram. Call 381-2252.