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Lady Spartan Basketball Camp

The basketball camp will be held on July 9, 10, 11 at the old gym at Emery High. Eighth-12th grade 9-11:30 a.m. $35. Elementary-seventh grade 12:30-2:30 p.m. $30. Register the first day of camp.

Surplus auction

The Carbon County surplus auction will be held on June 30 at 11 a.m. at the Carbon County Fairgrounds in Price. Many items and vehicles.

Rabbit Show

The Junior Livestock rabbit show will be held on July 12 at 5 p.m. at the Ferron Rodeo grounds. Bring all breeds of pet rabbits.

Defensive Driving Class

The Utah Safety Council is offering a four hour defensive driving course on July 14 at the Castleview Hospital classroom from 8 a.m.-Noon. For more information call 1-800-933-5943 or visit

AA Meetings

A 12 step meeting will be held every Tuesday at 8 p.m. at 195 West 4100 North, Spring Glen, in the New Life Ministry Church. For more information contact 435-472-0547.

Brenn Hill

Brenn Hill will be performing at the Huntington Heritage Day celebration on July 4 at noon.

Women in the Outdoors

The Flockers of Carbon and Emery Counties welcome all ladies 14 years old and up to the second annual Women in the Outdoors event on July 20-21 at the Little Bear Campground. Workshops will include trap shooting, mountain manning, wilderness survival/first aid, archery, fishing, rubber ducky race, crafts and more. The participation fee is $60 which includes; one year National Wild Turkey Federation membership, "Women in the Outdoors" quarterly magazine subscription; workshops on Saturday, four meals and tent/camper space. For more information call Brandi at 687-9712; Michelle at 653-2552, Suzy at 748-5372 or Dondra at 613-5243.

Heritage Days Parade

The Heritage Days Parade will be held on July 4. Childrens parade will be at 9:30 a.m., line up at city park and Center street. The main and horse parade will be at 10 a.m., line up at 8:30 a.m. at 200 South Main for the main parade and at 300 South next to motel for the horse parade. Cash awards for the best float entries. For more information call Tory at 687-9458 or Rose at 687-9060.

Western Legends Round-up

The Western Legends Round-up will be held in Kanab Aug. 23-25. For more information call 1-435-644-3444 or visit the Web site

Play It Safe Summertime Safety

A play it safe summertime safety workshop and bike rodeo will be held at Huntington Lion's Park on June 27 at 11 a.m. for children ages 3-12. Sgt. Martin Wilson will conduct the rodeo and teach summertime safety. Bring your bikes and come have fun.

Castle Country Playdays

The Castle Country playdays series will be held June 30, July 14, Aug. 11 and Sept. 15 in Huntington. Sign-ups will be from 8-8:45 a.m. and start time is 9 a.m. For more information contact Karl and Trisha Jensen at 653-2770 or Anita Sitterud at 653-2782.

Relay for Life

The 2007 Emery County Relay for Life will be held June 29-30 beginning Friday night at 6 p.m. and ending Saturday morning with breakfast at 7 a.m. The theme this year is A Circus with a Purpose. It's a big year for the Emery County Relay with 22 teams participating and more than 66 business and individual sponsors. The agenda is: opening ceremony-6 p.m.; survivor walk. Dinner-for only $5 per plate. Survivors eat for free. Memory wall-submit a picture and short biography to Sandy Behling. Email to or mail to PO Box 554, Ferron, UT 84523. Questions? Call Sandy at 384-2983.

Miss Relay Contest

Miss Relay Contest: Male contestants are provided by participating teams. The contestants have from 6:30-10 p.m. to parade in their finest dresses and accessories and gather votes in the form of money and donations. Don't miss the talent portion. The winner is crowned at 10:30 p.m. after their efforts and money are tallied.

MECCA Bike Ride

The MECCA bike ride for the Relay for Life will take off after the opening ceremony. Questions? Contact Jami Jensen at 653-2219.

Vendors and Crafters

Call the Emery Town Office at 286-2417 to reserve your booth space for July 21. Sell your wares, food and crafts at Emery Town's Pioneer Day celebration.

Farm Service Agency Nominations

Nominations for candidates to run for county committee election representing all producers in 1.AA #1 will be accepted from June 15-Aug. 1 FSA-669A, nomination form must be filled out and returned to the FSA office before Aug. 1.

Emery County Fair Theme: New Adventures Await.

Entries are due July 31. Entries are accepted at the exhibit building at the fair grounds. Food, fruits and vegetable entries will be due Aug. 1, no later than 10 a.m. Enter your projects from this past year. If you have questions regarding what is an acceptable fair entry, contact the 4-H office. The guidelines will be on the website as well. These activities, dates and times are subject to change. For junior high camps, registrations will be accepted beginning May 29. If you would like to participate in any or all of the activities but are unable to afford these camps, some scholarships are available. Contact Christine Jensen for further information. The Utah State University Extension Office is open each day, Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the phone number is 381-2381.

River Rats Camp

Canyonlands Field Institute is offering a River Rats Camp for teens age 13-18 on Aug. 5-11. The campers will run the river from Loma, Colo. through Westwater during this hands-on workshop. For more information visit or call 435-259-7750. Partial scholarships are available.

Miss Emery Pageant

The Miss Emery scholarship pageant will be held on July 14 at 7 p.m. Contestants must be 17 years of age by Sept. 1 to be in the pageant. Most juniors qualify. Anyone wishing to sign-up to compete in this scholarship pageant are encouraged to contact Jarilyn Spears, pageant director at 381-5667 or 381-2239 or call the Emery County Progress at 381-2431. Competition includes talent, interview, swimwear, on-stage question and evening gown. Scholarships for the pageant winner are queen, $1,200, first attendant, $700, second attendant, $500.

Cottonwood Canal Company Summer Hours

Make note of the summer hours for the Cottonwood Canal Company. The hours are: Thursday from 3-6 p.m., and Friday from 9 a.m.-noon. For more information call Stan at 381-2073.

Photographs for the County Fair

The display theme this year will be "Fences", that are old, new, leaning, upright, toppled, prosperous, functional, any that tell a story in a glance. Contact Stan for further information at 381-2466.

4-H Robotics

There's still time. Sign up for 4-H robotics, open until July 2. Cost is $10 and is held the week of July 18-22. It will be held a the Castle Dale Elementary Call 381-2381.

Grants for Sustaining Agriculture

Applications are now available for more than $2 million in grants focusing on research and education to sustain agriculture in the West. Applications can be obtained from the Western SARE Web site, by calling 435-797-2257, or by emailing

Scout leader dinner

A barbeque will be held for all cub and boy scout leaders and committee members on July 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Castle Dale Stake center. Bring a pot luck dish. Meat provided.

Addresses Needed

American Legion Auxiliary #42 of Ferron is looking for addresses from people of Emery County that have loved ones proudly serving our country in a war zone such as Iraq or Afghanistan. They need a package from Operation Home Support to let them know they aren't forgotten and that we care and support them. Contact us if you have a family member serving: Jan Hess at 384-2753. tional exchange student. P.I.E. urgently needs host families and area representatives. Call 1-800-828-9001.

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