Officials with The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints announced on Sunday evening, Jan. 27, that Church President Gordon B. Hinckley has passed away. He passed away at his home about 7 p.m. with his family at his side. President Hinckley was 97 years old. He was the 15th president of the church and has served as church president since 1995.
In next week's Emery County Progress we invite anyone who would like to share their thoughts, feelings and memories of President Hinckley to do so. Send by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to Box 589 Castle Dale, UT 84513 or drop off at 410 East Main in Castle Dale. They will be published in the Feb. 5 edition.