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Friday night the 10th of Feb the Wayne High Badgers Girls Basket Ball team pounced onto the court in Cedar City for the last ball game of Region 20 play against one of their arch rivals the formidable Piute Thunderbirds, and the nearly unstoppable Kierra Gleave. Starting off the game the Ladies Badgers from Wayne High scored two points with an easy looking lay up at the tip off at which time the focused Lady Badgers never looked backed. In what was reminiscent of the John Stockton era
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2011 AHA DISTANCE HORSE OF THE YEAR IS NO ACCIDENT
spring walk in Capitol Reef National Park. Watching the gazelle like moves of Whitney Coleman; scoring 9 points, was almost like something you would see on the Nature or extreme sports channel. Under the basket Darci Clark; scoring 8 points, controlled the ball with the tenacity of a Sumu wrestler, and at one point in the third quarter Sarah Taylor; scoring 13 points, sent a Piute player sliding across the court like a NHL hockey puck. All around Coach (and good guy) Jan Ellett called the game with precision deserving of championship play. Selectively placed timeouts and player rotation provided the Badger ladies time to regroup and adjust their play accordingly, and follow through with the much deserved win. To the professional credit of the Piute Thunderbirds they never let up, clawing back from an 18 point deficit into a nail biting fourth quarter that had a live internet audience, “puckered on their couches”, and praying their internet connection would not give out under the intense game pressure. The jubilant 2012 Wayne High Badgers Girls Basketball team jumped, screamed and cried as they received the coveted Region 20 trophy. The excitement continues at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield on Wednesday February 15th. Don’t Miss It! The last time the Wayne High Lady Badgers took Region was in 2004 under the expert direction of Coach Heidi Woolsey. They then went on to beat Panguitch “again” to take the 2004 State Championship. GO BADGERS!!!!!!
OT Sara Moniet RSI (Rave On Ravenwood x OT Dysara RSI), a 2004 dark chestnut owned by M.A. “Crockett” Dumas of Escalante, Utah was named the Arabian Horse Association (AHA) 2011 Distance Horse of the Year, adding one more award to a long list of 2011 accomplishments. “Sara” covered 1,675 competition miles in 2011, completing 31 of 31 rides with 10 overall wins and 9 Best Conditions. The 7 year-old mare won two 200mile rides, one 165-miler, one 155-miler, and finished all but one of her rides in the Top Ten. Coupled with Distance Horse of the Year honors, Sara was named the AHA High Point 50-99 mile Endurance horse. The American Endurance Ride Conference (AERC) awarded Sara the War Mare Award and the Belesemo Arabians Pioneer Award for the Heavyweight Division. Lastly, Sara was awarded the Drinkers of the Wind performance award by the Institute of the Desert Arabian Horse. “Well everybody thinks their horse is the greatest horse in the world,” says
Crockett Dumas. “But she is really a great all-around horse. I bred her and her mother and father ... after riding 37,500 miles, I don’t spend a lot of time on good horses. She’s a great horse.” Dumas has been breeding for excellent endurance horses since the late 70s and has been successful, producing several champions over the last 30 years. “She’s no accident,” he says about Sara, but Dumas noticed a spark that made her standout in his eyes in 2011. While competing in multi-day races, scheduled one after another, other riders chose to ride a combination of horses, while Sara rode on through. “When you have fresh horses thrown at you every day; for a horse to do what she did—complete, run up front, and win—that’s really something very, very special. And carry more weight at the same time,” says Dumas referring to the heavyweight division
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) invites minority farmers and ranchers in Garfield County and across the nation to voluntarily join the USDA Minority Farm Register to receive information and opportunities from USDA agencies. “The new Minority Farm Register is an outreach tool to reach underserved farmers and ranchers who are not currently enrolled in USDA loan, farm or conservation programs,” said Brad Reeve, Garfield County FSA County Executive Director. “The Register is a shared outreach list that will help USDA, community-based organizations and minority-serving educational institutions to communicate with minority farmers and ranchers.” By joining the Register, minority producers may receive outreach materi-
als, newsletters, and program announcements from USDA agencies. They may also receive information and assistance from other USDA-approved outreach partners, such as community-based organizations, faith-based organizations, and minority-serving educational institutions. USDA will carefully control access to and use of the Register. Individuals wishing to join the Register must sign and date a form that provides their name and address. Providing phone numbers, e-mail address, race, ethnicity, gender and farm or ranch location will be voluntary, although the additional information increases the producer’s opportunities for receiving timely assistance. The Register pamphlet with the registration form is available at the Garfield County USDA Service Center or from approved USDA outreach partners.
(when tack and rider weigh over 211 lbs. combined) in which they ride. “She’s got a great mind. She really likes people. I don’t pay much attention to what they look like, but she happens to be really pretty—she looks like her foundation mare.” Dumas plans to continue to use Sara in endurance races and might add to the one foal she has had, but his breeding has slowed in recent years due to the poor economy. He has no doubt in her ability to continue on the path she’s on now. “At this age, I’m the one that gives out. I’m the weak link! Sara has no trouble at all.”
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February 16, 2012
ENTERTAINMENT & EVENTS PHS SPORTLINE
WORKING IN GCSD WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS? As changes in District wide staffing is the main item of discussion, I have been asked by some individuals, “What benefit is there to work in Garfield School District?” The word “benefit” is a term which may encompass different areas depending on your point of view. For some it is tied directly to financial status, to others it could mean the opportunity to live in rural Utah next to family and friends. I will focus on the financial benefits of working in the District. The average monthly salary for a teacher in Garfield School District with a bachelor’s degree is $2,644. We fall in the bottom one third of the State in this category, but offer more than Nebo, Cache, Grand, Box Elder, Washington, Wayne, or North Summit in this area. On the top end of the teacher pay scale, a teacher with a master’s degree in our District, ranks 19th out
of 42 districts on the maximum salary pay scale. All medical insurance is fully funded by the District at no cost to the employee, this is approximately $13,200. For full time employees, the District also pays into a group life policy valued at $40,000 and long term disability. All full time employees also receive contributions into the Utah Retirement System and 1.5% of the salary into a 401K plan. The average total compensation in salaries and benefits for a teacher in Garfield School District is $72, 952 compared to $69,785 on the State average. I acknowledge the hard work of teachers and staff to ensure a quality education for the students in the District. Another positive perspective is the median teacher to student ratio in the District is 14.72 students to every teacher; the State median
is 21.80 students to one teacher. This means we have smaller classes in the District which provides more individualized instruction for the student. The current expenditures per student in the District are $10,618 for FY11 compared to $6,078 in the State of Utah. These services are provided to the students with a local tax effort in FY 10-11 of .006109, this tax rate puts Garfield lower than 33 other Districts in the State. I would like to thank the teachers, staff, communities and tax payers for entrusting us with your most precious resource; your children and their education. I would also like to thank the School Board for their continued support on making difficult decisions to improve the direction of the District for greater academic achievement of all students. Superintendent Ben Dalton
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Have you ever had to miss doses on your medications because you did not receive them before you ran out? Have you received medication you did not order or got too much or too little? Were the tablets different in shape or color? We’re they screened for possible drug interactions? Does MailOrder know your medical profile, for example if you are diabetic, have asthma or arthritis? Are you getting what you paid for, that is have you needed answers to your questions about sideeffects or an allergic reaction? The answer to these questions and many others are all too frequently, “no.” Your Community Pharmacists are always available to take care of your health problems, rain or shine; day or night. In surveys, pharmacists have been selected as the Most Trusted Profession and with good reason: your health is important to your Community Phar-
macist. 23,000 pharmacies employ over 300,000 full-time employees who dispense nearly half to the nation’s retail prescription medications and without these independent pharmacies, citizens in rural areas would unnecessarily suffer having limited or no access to this important aspect of medical services. The PBMs who represent the Mail-Order industry have faced allegations of “drug switching,” increasing their profits by steering patients toward more expensive medications, whose manufacturers pay rebates to the PBMs for promoting their particular medication. Such concerns have been a factor in litigation brought against the major PBMs who have paid out more than $400 million to date to settle those claims. You must read the fine print in anything you sign with Mail-Order or live with the consequences. Last week a lady who wanted to get her
medication at a local pharmacy had her prescription rejected. The pharmacist had to call the insurance company who told her that she could not get it filled at her local pharmacy. This is called Mandatory MailOrder, where the patient is required to get their prescriptions filled at Caremark or they will pay cash if they select their local Community Pharmacy. Caveat Emptor For questions or comments, call 435676-2212 S t e v e Marshall, Pharmacist
BY MACK OETTING This last week, Lady if they won they get at least Cats had their league 20 two more games, Wednesplay offs. On Wednes- day morning against the day night they went up to district 19 # 1 team. Come Piute to play against the on up to Richfield and Thunderbirds. The Cats cheer the Cats on, check played tough defense and schedule. Wayne won the the games was close go- region tournament, and was ing into the fourth quarter followed by Piute, Milford where they trailed 19 to 18, and BV. Bryce Valley had a the Birds ran off 10 straight 30 point lead against Piute and had a 29 to 18 lead. only to see it disappear in The girls scored 10 points the second half, and Piute in the first quarter, but only came away with a 10 point manage 8 more in the next 3 victory. quarters, missing many lay The Bob Cats only had ups. With 1 minute left the one game last week, and girls came alive and scored that was against Valley. It 6 more, finally losing 24 to was senior night and the 32. Panguitch got a bye on first half was fairly even, Thursday and played Val- with the Cats leading 26 to ley for 5th place, Valley had 24. The third quarter was beaten Escalante in double all Cats, outscoring the Bufovertime the night before. falos 24 to 8 and the finished The Cats got off to a slow up with a real good team efstart and trailed 8 to 13 in fort, for a score of 65 to 38. the first quarter, but in the Most of the starters finished second they caught fire and off the evening in double ran off 10 straight points. figures, lead by Tyce’s 21 The girls pressed the Buf- and Dallon’s 14. The Cats falos and got a lot of steals met up with the number #1 and it changed the game, team Bryce Valley on Tuesthe Ladies came away with day on their home court, a 39 to 31 win and they hopefully it was a better relooked good doing it. They sults than last time. Tonight had a play-in game against they travel up Piute for Windover last Tuesday and the last game of the year,
Health Department Offers $10 Flu Vaccine
The Southwest Utah Public Health Department (SWUPHD) is encouraging anyone who missed getting vaccinated for the 2011-2012 flu season to take advantage of $10 flu vaccine. “Although we have seen some hospitalized cases of influenza in the state, there hasn’t been much flu activity in southwestern Utah yet, “ says Dr. David Blodgett, SWUPHD Director. “There is still time to get vaccinated and build up immunity before it hits our area. We’re offering flu vaccine for all ages at a reduced rate in hopes that we can get even more people immunized.” The $10 price includes all types of flu vaccine (shot, highdose for seniors, and nasal spray). There is NO CHARGE with the following insurances: Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, PEHP, SelectHealth, DMBA, and Tall Tree Administrators. Contact your nearest SWUPHD office to make an appointment: Garfield County: (435)6768800 The mission of the Southwest Utah Public Health Department is to protect the community’s health through the promotion of wellness and the prevention of disease. Visit our website at www. swuhealth. org
against the #2 Thunderbirds. The League 20 playoffs start next week on the 23rd playing a team to be announced. The Bob Cat wrestlers traveled to Monticello on Saturday for Region. They wrestled well finishing second close behind Monticello, with Wayne coming in third. The Bobcats had 7 wrestlers in the finals and 13 total wrestlers placing in the tournament and qualifying for State which will be held at UVU this Friday. Cade Coles was named Region 20 outstanding wrestler and Mat Houston was named Region 20 coach of the year. Wrestlers that placed are 106-Sam Brophy............1st 126 Sam Vasquez .........2nd 2nd113- Jory Owens .....1st 132- Brandon Birch .....2nd 120- Cade Coles . ..........1st 195- Rowdy Josie ........2nd 285- Tyler Brinkerhoff ..1st 132- Jacob Brophy ...... 3rd 160-Kolton Julander .... 4th 138- Max Smith ...... 3rd 182- Austin Josie . ........ 4th 152- Paxton Cooper ..... 3rd 220-Donnie Corwin ..... 4th 113- Jake Beckstead . ... 5th 170- Hunter Owens ...... 5th Team scores 1st Monticello ..............229 2nd Panguitch ..............215 3rd Wayne ....................191 4th Piute .........................82 5th Diamond Ranch .......45 6th Bryce Valley . ...........41 7th Milford .....................35 8th White Horse .............18 9th Escalante ..................14 State finals will be at UVU on February 17th and 18th. The Cats have a real go chance to take it all, if you want none stop action go on up. On January 14th Panguitch High School cheerleaders took the trophy home for the Utah State Cheerleading Competition. The Cheerleading team paid their own way to enter and attribute their success to their fantastic coaches: Cathy Woolsey and Joelann Black. The team consists of Jaylee Breinholt, Kendra Sawyer, Katelyn Peterson, Chelsee Draper, Maryn Mooney, Avery Veater, Cassidy Fehr, McKenna Finch, Baylee Palmer, Natalie Birch, Brenna Mooney, Harleigh Allen, Morgan Barney,and Katelyn Julander. Also from our cheer team we were proud to watch as Maryn Mooney, Chelsee Draper, Katelyn Peterson, Kendra Sawyer and Jaylee Breinholt all received an Academic AllState award. These girls work so hard and rarely get any thanks for all the time, travel and support they give to our teams. Because of them we are seeing huge growth in our school spirit. Congratulations Cheerleaders! We think you are the BEST!
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WRESTLING SOUTHERN DIVISIONAL
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING CHANGE
The Wayne School Board of Education Board Meeting will be held in Hanksville on Tuesday, February 21, at 4:00 P.M. This time is a change from what is the usual time for board meeting.
Wayne High wrestlers participated in the 1-a Southern Divisional (combined Regions 19 and 20) over the weekend, held in Monticello. The Badgers finished in 3rd place behind Monticello and Panguitch. Wayne qualified 14 wrestlers for the state tournament this Friday and Saturday at UVU. 1st Round for the 1-A is 4:00 p.m. on Friday. They continue at 9:30 Saturday morning. Team Scores: Monticello 229 Panguitch 215 Wayne 191 Piute 82 Diamond Ranch 45 Bryce Valley 41 Milford 35 Whitehorse 18 Escalante 14 Monument Valley 0 Individual Results 1st Place Randy Ellett Bryan Batty Jared Alvey Hagan Ekker 2nd Place Stetson Labrum 3rd Place Ryan Lee Isak Pei Dusty Johnson 4th Place Damon Davis Drue Fivecoat Colton Roberts Luke Wells Celtin Johnson 5th Place Brady Foutz 6th Place Anthony D’Andrea Jay Alvey 7th Jocee Morrell Bryan Batty of Wayne and Cade Coles of Panguitch received the Outstanding Wrestler awards.
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Join us for the
9TH ANNUAL DIVERSIFIED AGRICULTURE CONFERENCE February 22-24, 2012
Davis Conference Center • 1651 North 700 West Layton, Utah Registration is now available. DiverseAg.org For a closer look at the variety of topics covered see Draft Program. http://www.diverseag.org/files/uploads/ Draft%20Program.pdf Early registration will be $40 per person until February 8, 2012. After that time, registration will be $60. The cost of the conference is low due to wonderful support by partners and a grant from USDA-Risk Management Agency. The Diversified Agriculture Conference is designed to benefit agricultural producers who would like more tools to help manage their business. The conference focuses on more than just traditional agriculture, including recreation, tourism, direct marketing, farmers’ markets, further processing, etc. HIGHLIGHTS: • The conference will start with farm tours on Wednesday afternoon. Sessions will run all day Thursday and will end on Friday at 3:00 pm. The farm tours should be both educational and a lot of fun. For the details on what you will click the tours tab on the website. • Urban Farming track with lots of great sessions planned. See what others are doing, talk about the issues and find out about resources to help you. · High tunnel production – there has been a fairly active research program at USU on high tunnel production. Many sessions will feature the results of the research into various production methods. • Agritourism – On Thursday afternoon there will be an agritourism track ending with a discussion at 5 pm on starting a Utah Agritourism Association. If you are a part of this industry or want to learn more these will be great sessions. • Beginning farmer and passing it on to the next generation – sessions are planned to talk about programs available for producers, family business issues, and also highlight people that have started farming and how some farms expanded their enterprises to add a new partner. • Management and other things – as always there will also be sessions to help you plan, market and manage your farm business better. If you are interested in a SCHOLARSHIP through the Wayne County Economic Development Office, Please Contact: Michelle Coleman 435-836-1315 email@example.com
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A VERY “BIG” THANK YOU!
Loa Town Board would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped with the demolition on the 3RD of February. A very big thank you goes out to Brown Brothers Construction for the use of their equipment and dump trucks. Thank you to Ellis Brown, Clayton Brown, Jeffery Brown and Heath Spencer for their hours of service throughout the day. We also want to express thanks to Doug Grundy, Cody Grundy and Alan Grundy, from Grundy Concrete, for the use of their dump trucks and hours of traveling back and forth to the dump. We also want to thank the Wayne County Landfill for allowing us to dump on that day, free of charge, that really means so much to us. All of these volunteers offered of their time and equipment without wanting anything in return. So, make sure if you see any of them, to thank them for their generous services. If there is anyone that we missed, please consider yourself thanked. We have big things planned for that corner and will keep you all updated on its progress.
Wayne High School Pre-School
The Early Childhood Education class at Wayne High School is starting Pre-school on February 21, 2012 – April 24, 2012. We will have class almost every Tuesday and Thursday. The classes will be held from 1:14 – 2:06 pm. It is important for parents to know that they will need to pick their child up promptly at 2:06 every day of pre-school. Parents will need to pick up registration papers at Wayne High School to sign your child up. There will be papers in the front office that you can pick up and fill out. We can only accept the first 14 children to sign up this year. My students and I are looking forward to having your children in our pre-school. If you have any supplies that you would like to donate for pre-school you can bring it to the High School. If you have any questions please call 425-3411, and ask for Mrs. Pyper.
February 16, 2012
tHe lAuGhiNg pOiNt!!
By Cynthia Kimball Looking back over my life, I was an observer of leaders, but I was not conscious of it at the time. Yet, I distinctly remember liking to watch people lead in all positions in life from my equestrian coach to my junior lifesaving instructor to my mom who was my softball coach, and even to my father who owned several businesses. I saw good, best and better. I also saw bad, ugly and horrible. I do not think I ever really thought of myself as a leader growing up, even though I was elected to be co-caption of various sports teams. I guess it was something that was just not important to me at the time including what leadership meant. But then, just before attending the University of North Carolina in my 20s, I took a Dale Carnegie course. You know, their signature one, The Dale Carnegie Course in Human Relations and Public Speaking. I think this was the first course that really got me thinking about leadership. Prior to this I read An Enemy Called Average by John Mason which got me thinking more about leadership topics I had not given much thought to like wisdom, time management, humility, etc. Later, I became a manager of a small business here and there. I also attended more Dale Carnegie courses such as Leadership Training for Managers and Presentation Skills. And I really liked Dr. Stephen R. Covey’s book, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People. Soon after I became a junior college faculty member and then ad But even so, in my quest to become a better leader, I believe I also had a quest to become a better person. And so I began to observe more intently how leaders got to be leaders, read a little more, made mistakes in my own leadership endeavors, and worked to learn from them. All this to better understand what kind of a leader I wanted to become. And to determine what kind of leadership I functioned best under. In this quest, I learned about American businessman and writer Max Du Pree who researched and wrote extensively on leadership. Said Du Pree (1992) “A jazz band is an expression of servant leadership. The leader of a jazz band has the beautiful opportunity to draw the best out of the other musicians. We have much to learn from jazzband leaders, for jazz, like leadership, combines the unpredictability of the future with the gifts of individuals (as cited in Wren, 1995, p. 454). And so I believe it is with each one of us. As we go throughout life, do we bring out the best in others? I once heard Marlan J. Walker speak, a well known Nevadan, known for his service and humanitarian work throughout the world. Yes, he’s got an Elementary School named after him in Nevada, but that’s not
WHY DO YOU THINK YOU WERE BORN?
what’s important to him. But he did emphasize that service and humanitarian work were. As a matter of fact, I believe it was seven days after he spoke, that he was to go back into Peru doing more humanitarian and service work. Walker told of servicing in various places throughout Latin America and how the children there were so appreciative of a simple toy that we would not even consider a toy. So today, as you forge forward, how will you serve? I mean, really serve and do so with a heart full of faith, hope and charity. And what kind of humanitarian will you be? What kind of humanitarian work will you do? And last, what kind of leader are you? Hopefully, you will be one like Max Du Pree and you will bring out the best in others. Especially since, accord-
ing to one leader, Dr. David A. Bednar, who was also a university president, once asked a young man who wasn’t sure if he should spend two years serving, “Why do you think you were born?” (1998). And so it is with you. Why do you think you were born? According to Walker, it is to do two things: service and humanitarian work. Now it is up to each one of you to figure out how to accomplish the latter and do so as Du Pree would by bringing out the best in others. Now that, my friends, is leadership. Cynthia Kimball is a professional speaker and trainer through her company Every1Counts, LLC, and a doctoral student in Workforce Education Leadership. She also writes frequently through Deseret Connect. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
A flight attendant was on the redeye to Manila when a water leak developed in the galley, which eventually soaked the carpet throughout the cabin of the 747. A very sleepy passenger who had become aware of the dampness asked the attendant, “Has it been raining?” Keeping a straight face, the attendant replied, “Yes, but we put the top up.” With a sigh of relief, the passenger went back to sleep.
I recall a time when my son was about 18 months old. I had him strapped into a backpack and was rushing to catch the bus. Apparently I misstepped and fell down an entire flight of stairs (13 to be exact). I was bruised and bleeding and had torn my jeans ... but my main concern was, naturally, for my child. My fears were alleviated, though, when from behind me I heard a gleeful giggle followed by, “Again!”
Stationed with the Army near Tokyo, I taught a conversational English class to a group of Japanese businessmen. Wishing to acquaint me with their cuisine, my class took me to dinner at a local restaurant. I’ve never enjoyed seafood, and my hosts noticed my lack of enthusiasm when the odd assortment of raw and cooked fish was served. Intent on saving the evening, one man asked if I’d like a pizza. I accepted with delight. Soon a smiling waitress came to our table and placed before me a large, hot pizza - piled high with squid.
The Wedding Dress
When my sister got married, she asked to wear our mother’s wedding dress. The day she tried it on for the first time, I was sitting with Mother in the living room as Andrea descended the stairs. The gown was a perfect fit on her petite frame. Mother’s eyes welled with tears. I put my arm around her. “Don’t cry, remember you’re not losing a daughter, you’re gaining a son.” “That’s not why I’m crying. I used to fit into that dress!”
An eager salesman was trying to have a country storekeeper carry his product, and finally tried to bribe the fellow with a bottle of champagne. “Oh, my conscience wouldn’t let me take such a gift,” the business owner protested. “What if I sell it to you for a dime?” asked the salesman. “In that case,” replied the man, “I’ll take two.”
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February 16, 2012
BRYCE VALLEY AREA NEWS
By: Mack Oetting ~ E-mail: mackoetting @gmail.com
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Its must be Sunday because it’s snowing out. This morning at church, Jan Frandsen was the youth speaker and talked about the earthquakes we had last night. I was watching TV at 7:00 pm when the first one hit, my wife was upstairs and didn’t feel a thing and the second one hit about 8:20 and she felt that one. When you live in an old home like ours, you always think the worst and maybe it was the foundation, but when it was only an earthquake that’s okay, especially when you’re from Calif. Speaking of snow, Brian Head has been opened all winter, with their snow making equipment, it lays down a good base and any snow they get just makes it better. Shawn Caine is one of the coaches for their ski team and they went up to Park City and came away with some medals for the first time. Last weeks retirement of Rob and Lori Veater was a little premature, they are coming back for their 20th year. When you have people like Rob and Lori who have a love for what they do you jump at keeping them out there in the dead zone. Rob has purchased a new hay cuber, if you need hay cubes for your stock, Rob’s your man. Mayor Talbot traveled north to get the grant money for the City Park. Some of this money will go for a new rest area. There is only two rest areas along highway 89 from Kanab north to SLC and the one in Big Rock Mountain area is
closed in the winter. This rest stop will be open year around. The City wanted to thank Hazard Brown for attending the meeting and upping the State’s money, so that a first class restroom could be built. There is a lot changes coming to the park, the grandstands at the rodeo grounds will undergo a rebuilding job, there are pictures of the stands that date back to 1915 and they aren’t very safe. The pavilion also will get a major overhaul, with new concrete floor and drinking fountain. The old restroom at the track will be used for storage and the parking lot, will finally be paved. The City is now getting all of this, engineered and when this is completed the work will be put out to bid. Hopefully the work will be completed by mid summer. This is a wonderful addition to Panguitch and the City Council in their quest to continue to make our Town a first class community is right on track. Thank for all their effort. . This money is from Federal and State Highway funds and won’t involve any of the City money. Speaking of first class buildings the new, old Courthouse is coming along on schedule. Because the weather has held off and there have been very few delays. The finish date is for July I think and maybe if nothing unforeseen happens it will be done. When the fire stations was built back in the 90’s the naysayers complained that it was way too big, and why do we need such a nice build-
ing? The Station is about 12 years old and will outlast all of us; this is a first class building and the County Building is going too exceed it, talk about a class act! I can’t wait for the open house. At the last boys home game, (Senior Night) a collection was taking up by the Students of PHS. This collection was for Steve Pollock from BV, who has cancer, and no insurance. Steve’s wife Michele is the daughter of Glenn and Barbara Leech and sister to Donny and Gary Leech. Steve is a cabinet maker and hasn’t been able to work for the last six month. There have been fund raisers out at Ruby’s and the people of BV are helping out where they can. The Students here were able to collect money and sell T shirts for total of over 9 hundred dollars, this money was giving to the Pollock family at the Bryce Valley game last Tuesday night. Commissioner Leland Pollock went down to Kanab to their dedication of their new 6 million dollar BLM building. He met up with Marilyn Berdick who is the Under Secretary of State of the Interior and made the pitch for paving the road out to Hole in the Rock. This should benefit the Eastern part of the County with more tourism. If you want a job out at the Park now is the time to apply, all the application are available over the internet. Stay Healthy Mack O.
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There were a lot of folks in town to pay tribute to Mae Chynoweth who passed away last week. We offer the family our condolences and prayers. The Birthday of Scouting is being celebrated this month. The Cubs will have their Blue and Gold Banquet on the 22nd with parents and leaders in attendance. The Scouts in Henrieville talked today in church and discussed Scouting and what it means to all young men. The Scouting Klondike Derby begins this weekend for Friday and Saturday. The Tropic Scouts are in charge. Brrrr. Have fun boys. There is no school on President’s day, the 20th of February. Sage Roundy and some folks made and decorated lots of purple hearts and decorated Steve Pollock’s home in encouragement of his fight with cancer and his treatments. The upcoming BV and Panguitch game will be dedicated to Steve as well. Check out Joey Shakespeare’s Burger Shack at the game and help build the donations to Steve. We hear the hamburgers are wonderful. You can find him parked down by the Steppingstone Inn most days when there isn’t a game going on. Noah Sorenson the son of Dutzin and Sarah Sorenson of Henrieville was advanced to the office of Teacher. Zach Holm reported on his mission to Mexico South Mission today. Cheryl Pollock was released as a Ward Librarian and Lonee Le Fevre and Kyle Bybee were called as librarians. BRYCE VALLEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL by Vicki D. Syrett April Le Fevre did a PE Assembly with the Elementary students on Friday. She had both students and parents participate and they all had a great time and did dancing, exercises, and played games. There was an excellent parent turnout to support this activity. Thanks Mrs. Le Fevre for taking the time to help the students with their PE Skills. The Character Theme in the elementary for February is TeamWork. Crystal Mortensen has been teaching the fourth graders manners to get them ready for the big Tea Party on 14 February. This is the Best Dress Tea Party for Valentines. They dress in their best, display good manners, and serve each other by pulling out chairs for them to sit down and letting them go first, etc.
Happy 80th Birthday Grant: Sunday, February 19
F. Grant Houston was born February 19, 1932, in Panguitch, Utah, to Florence Matheson and William Wallace Houston. He is the youngest of four siblings: Wallace Matt (deceased), Flora (Paul) Keller, and Jim (deceased).
He married Gloria Morgan of Circleville June 21, 1956, in the Manti Temple. They will celebrate their 56th wedding anniversary this coming June. He has been a farmer/ rancher all his life in the Panguitch area except for two years military service (19521954) during the Korean War. He attended Dixie College, Utah State University, and graduated from Brigham Young University with his wife in 1957, majoring in Animal Husbandry. They moved back to Panguitch so he could do what he loved – farming and ranch-
ing. He served on the ASCS Committee for over a decade – sometimes as chairman. He served as Garfield county Farm Bureau President and on the board for many years. He served on the West Panguitch Irrigation Company for thirty-two years. He has served on the Barton, LeFevre Canal as president and water master, on the McEwen Ditch Company as vice president and water master, and on the Long Canal Company as vice president. In 1996, The Grant Houston farm and ranch was designated a CENTURY FARM & Ranch, having remained
in the same family for 100 years or more. Grant served on the Panguitch City Council. Grant has four children including Kelly (Maureen), Washington, UT; Fran (David) Black, St. George; Lana (Bruce Hiskey) Spanish fork; and Ryan (Tammy), Panguitch. He has fourteen grandchildren and two great granddaughters. He has always said that one on the reasons he really enjoys his work is because he can work with his family – his children and now his grandchildren.
ELEMENTARY CITIZENSHIP AND ACHIEVEMENT WINNERS: Kindergarten: Grace Wiseman, First Grade: Treyson Clark, Second Grade: Amanda Chynoweth, Third Grade: Cody Brothwell, Fourth Grade: Naysin Valle-Ibarra, Fifth Grade: Ryan Fletcher, and Sixth Grade: Dawson Shakespear. Congratulations to all of you for this achievement. BRYCE VALLEY WRESTLING TEAM by Carlon Johnson We had a great week of wrestling. Our duel was with Kanab on Tuesday, this gave us some great matches for all our wrestlers. Then Region wrestles were on Saturday in Monticello. Region was very exciting and fun for our team, we ended up placing 6th. Not bad for our first year. Wrestling is such a neat sport full of sportsmanship and friendship. Thank you to Panguitch, Piute, Escalante and Wayne fans, your support was very appreciated, it was great to hear the crowd cheering for our boys and we had fun cheering for yours. Our individual wrestlers who placed are Billee Jones 2nd, Taryn Syrett 3rd, Adam Platt 5th, Miles Holm 5th, Joshua Rose 6th and Hayden Roberts 6th. We are very impressed with each of our wrestlers this first year and look forward to a great time next year. Thank you to Principal Brinkerhoff for all his support and desire to start this great program at Bryce Valley. Thank you to Shawn Mortensen and Nick Pollock for your dedication to these boys and this program, you are great coaches. Thank you to all the parents who support your boys in this new program. I am personally grateful for the privilege of working with these outstanding young men. Thank you. As our season comes to an end we wish Billee and Taryn good luck this weekend as they compete at state wrestles. Good luck boys. GIRLS BASKETBALL The girls who entered Region Play in the top spot lost their games and will begin State Play on Wednesday with Rich at the Sevier Valley Center in Richfield. Girls we are with you all the way and know that you will pull this off. We have confidence in you and are so proud of you. Good luck to all. The game is at 8:30 P.M. That seems late so be sure to check the time with someone in the know. BOYS BASKETBALL They played Milford last Tuesday and came away with a big win. This week will be Panguitch at Bryce Valley on Tuesday and Wayne County on Thursday in Wayne. Good luck boys. You are ranked number one in our hearts and also in the our region. The region play for the boys begins the week of the 20th. At he Panguitch game in BV there will be all kinds of fund raisers going on, bake sales, food to eat, etc. It is in honor of Steve Pollock.
BRYCE VALLEY Upcoming Events 02/13/2012 Science Field Trip to Fish Hatchery 02/13/2012 - 02/24/2012 DWA TESTING WINDOW 02/13/2012 7:00 - 8:00 Spring Drivers Ed Class begins 02/13/2012 3:00 02/14/2012 4:00 Study Hall - Business Room 3:00-4:00 02/13/2012 6:00 - 7:00 Community Council Meeting 02/14/2012 Mid-Term 02/14/2012 BBB PANGUITCH @ BVHS 02/15/2012 - 02/18/2012 GBB STATE @ SVC 02/16/2012 School Board Meeting @ Escalante 02/16/2012 BBB BVHS @ WAYNE 02/17/2012 10th Anniversary of 2002 Salt Lake Olympics LUNCHES FOR BRYCE VALLEY SCHOOLS THURS. 16th. . .Sloppy Joes, Hash Brown Potato, Gr. Beans, Pears, Confetti Square, Fresh Fruit Asst., Milk Variety, Condiments (Burger Bar in HS) MON. 20th no school, President’s Day TUES. 21st. . . .Country Fried Steak, Mashed Pot, Gravy, WW Roll, Carrots, Fruit Cocktail, Fr. Fruit Assorted, Milk Variety, Condiments, (Turkey Bar HS) WED. 22nd. . . .Hot Dog on a bun, Pot. Chips, Corn, Peaches, Sugar Cookie, Fr. Fruit, Asst. Milk Variety, Condiments, (Burger Express HS) THURS. 23rd. . .Chili, Crackers, Cheese Shredded, Salad Tossed, Ranch Dressing, Cin. Applesauce, Cinnamon Roll, Fr. Fruit Asst, Milk var.(Burger xprss HS) SENIOR CITIZENS LUNCHES Order by 10:00 A.M. if you want a lunch 679-8666, $2.50 suggested donation 60+ $6.00 donation less than 60 THURS. 16th. . .Chicken Alfredo W/rice, Garlic Toast, Green Salad, Jello w/ Pineapple, Cookie TUES. 21st. . . .Chicken Noodle Soup over Mashed Potatoes, Pickles & Beets, Roll, Mandarin Oranges, Turnover. WED. 22nd. . . .Hamburger Gravy over Potatoes, Green Beans, Roll, Tropical Fruit, Cake. THURS. 23rd. . . .Scrambled Eggs, Ham, Fried Potatoes, Stewed Tomatoes, Peaches, Blueberry Muffin.
February 16, 2012
LEGAL NOTICES PANGUITCH MUNCIPAL AIRPORT ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS A.I.P.3-49-0025-10 • FEBRUARY, 2012 Separate sealed bids for the Panguitch Municipal Airport Improvement Project 3-49-0025-10, will be received by the office of Panguitch City, 25 South 200 East, Panguitch, UT 84759, until no later than 5:00 P.M., Tuesday, February 28, 2012. The bids will be publicly opened and read aloud in a regularly scheduled City Council meeting later that same evening at 7:00 p.m. Late bids will not be accepted. Work includes: SRE storage building construction, concrete work and underground utility work. A five (5%) percent proposal guaranty is required. All work is subject to minimum wage rates established by the Secretary of Labor. There is no Disadvantaged Business Enterprise goal required for this project. BIDDERS agree to abide by the following federal requirements (See Federal Contract Provisions included in the Contract Documents): - CERTIFICATION OF NONSEGREGATED FACILITIES - 41 CFR PART 60-1.8 - NOTICE OF REQUIREMENT FOR AFFIRMATIVE ACTION - 41 CFR PART 60-2 - STANDARD FEDERAL EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CONSTRUCTION CONTRACT SPECIFICATIONS - 41 CFR Pari 60.4.3 Plans, Specifications and Contract Documents may be examined in plan rooms in Utah at: McGraw Hill Construction, 1385 West 2200 South, Suite 200, Salt Lake City and 313 East 1200 South, Suite 103, Orem; Associated General Contractors Office, 230 North 1680 East #B-l, S1. George; and at the offices of Creamer and Noble Engineers, 35 South 400 West, S1. George, Utah. Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained only at the offices of Creamer & Noble, Inc., upon payment of a fee of $125.00 for each paper copy, and $25.00 for each electronic copy, no part of which is refundable. The City of Panguitch reserves the right to reject any or all bids or to waive any formality or technicality in any bid in the best interests of the City. Refer to “INFORMATION FORBIDDERS”, CONTRACT-2 to CONTRACT-4, and Section GP- 20, paragraph 20-07 and 2008 for other specific requirements pertaining to bid submittals. A MANDATORY PRE-BID MEETING will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 21, 2012, at the Panguitch City Offices located at 25 South 200 East, Panguitch, Utah. An on-site inspection will be made on the airport immediately following the meeting. Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on February 9th, 16th & 23rd, 2012
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Mr. Lance Peterson, of the Wayne Middle School, has been nominated and chosen to participate in this summer’s field study “America: Colonial America & Revolution in Boston”. This is an opportunity aimed to preserve our heritage through teaching and learning. This workshop will take place in Boston June 25-July 1, 2012. Mr. Peterson, a US History teacher, at Wayne Middle School received this honor through the Larry H. Miller family and Zions Bank. Gail Miller has continued the work her late husband started in supporting history education throughout the state by sponsoring these field studies. With the help of Zion’s Bank, these seminars are made available to K-12 teachers in the State of Utah. This field study presents a unique opportunity to experience hands on history while being taught by university professors and pro-
PUBLIC HEARING The Boulder Town Council will hold a public hearing on Thursday, March 1, 2012,at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Center, 351 N. 100 E.. for the purpose of receiving public comment on the Planning Commission’s recommendation that Section 1018.5 of Boulder’s Zoning Ordinance be changed to allow the minimum size of each directional sign to be 3 ft. x 4 ft. The public hearing will be immediately followed by a meeting at which the Council will vote on the proposal. Those unable to be present may send written comments to boulderutah@ scinternet.net or to PO Box 1329, Boulder, UT 84716. Published in The Wayne & Garfield County Insider on February 16th, 2012 LOA TOWN OFFERING FOR BID Loa Town recently purchased the property on the corner of Main Street, formerly owned by Brad & Tamara Long. The Town Board would like to offer a few items up for bid. 14 windows, vary in sizes. Also 12 used doors. If you are interested on bidding, you can come look at them at the Loa Town Office, Monday – Thursday from 11 am to 3 pm or you may call Michelle Brian for more details at 8362160 or 616-2643. Bids will be accepted no later than 5 pm on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Loa Town reserves the right to accept or deny all bids. Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on FEBRUARY 16 & March 1, 2012.
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DOCUMENT NO. 00 11 13 ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Owner: Wayne County 18 South Main P.O. Box 189 Loa, UT 84747 Separate sealed BIDS for the construction of the Wayne Wonderland Airport – Schedule I, II & III, which includes approximately Schedule I Runway Safety Area Grading – clearing and grubbing, 72,000 s.y. safety area grading, drainage ditch excavation, 12” and 18” pipe culvert extensions, metal end sections and related work; Schedule II Runway Lighting Rehabilitation – 13,600 l.f. 2” electrical conduit and conductors, 70 runway lights, 6 taxiway lights, 10’ x 10’ electrical building and related work; and Schedule III – 7,800 l.f. remove fence, 6,900 l.f. wildlife fence and gates, and related work will be received by Wayne County, at the office of Wayne County Commission, 18 South Main, Loa, UT 84747, UT 84701, until 11:00 a.m., March 5, 2012, and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be examined at Jones & DeMille Engineering and the following locations: 1. McGraw-Hill, Intermountain Contractor; 2195 West 5400 South, Suite 101, Taylorsville, UT 2. Assoc. Gen. Contractors, 1722 E 280 N, Ste B1, St. George, UT Copies of the BIDDING DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the office of Jones & DeMille Engineering, 1535 South 100 West, Richfield, UT 84701 Phone # 435-896-8266, upon payment of $ 50.00 for each set or an electronic copy may be downloaded for $25.00, no part of which will be refunded. A pre-bid meeting for prospective Bidders will be held at the Wayne County Courthouse, 18 South Main, Loa, Utah, on Wednesday, February 22, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. The work is subject to minimum wage rates established by the Secretary of Labor. The Bidder must supply all information required by the Bid Form. A five percent (5%) proposal guaranty is required. Wayne County has the right to reject any and all bids. Thomas Jeffery, Commissioner Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on FEBRUARY 16, 23, & March 1, 2012. NOTICE TO WATER USERS The State Engineer received the following Application(s) in Wayne County (Locations in SLB&M). For more information or to receive a copy of filings, visit http://waterrights.utah.gov or call 1-866882-4426. Persons objecting to an application must file a CLEARLY READABLE protest stating FILING NUMBER, REASONS FOR OBJECTION, PROTESTANTS` NAME AND RETURN ADDRESS, and any request for a hearing. Protest AND A $15 PROCESSING FEE MUST BE FILED with the State Engineer, Box 146300, Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6300 ON OR BEFORE MARCH 14, 2012. These are informal proceedings as per Rule R655-6-2 of the Division of Water Rights. (The Period of Use is generally year-round except irrigation which is generally from Apr 1 to Oct 31 each year.) CHANGE APPLICATION(S) 61-2541(a37921): Doug and Kim C. Beechum propose(s) using 0.582 ac-ft. from the Underground Water Well (1 mile South of Hatch) for IRRIGATION. Kent L. Jones, P.E., STATE ENGINEER Published in The Wayne and Garfield County Insider on FEBRUARY 16 & 23, 2012.
1 IN 3 -- IS IT YOU?
Hi. My name is Rebekah Holbrook. For my FCCLA project I’m striving to educate our area about dating violence. Many people in our area do not think that teen dating violence is a problem. We are small communities and “those things just don’t happen here.” Are you aware that statistics show 1 out of every 3 teens in a relationship experiences dating violence? According to the Domestic Violence Therapist in Garfield county, our statistics here are actually a bit higher. Here are a few things to help you identify the symptoms of dating violence and how you can handle a dating violence relationship. Most kids, when they start dating, never even think they could ever possibly be dating a violent person. Today I’m going to tell you what dating violence is, what the symptoms are, how to help the person in the violent relationship, or yourself, if you are experiencing dating violence. Dating violence is serious. Dating violence is when there is physical abuse, sexual abuse, threats about hurting you or your family, and mental abuse. Not only does the “couple” get hurt, but others around them also may also experience pain. This pain to others may not be physical abuse. It could be a parent looking at their child, knowing something is wrong and yet being told nothing is wrong and that they can handle it. Symptoms to physical dating abuse or violence that you may see in others are, 1. Depression 2. Low self-esteem 3. No patience/ mad all the time 4. Feel like they can’t trust anyone 5. Cling on to their someone The Symptoms to being in a violent or abusive relationship • One person acting bossy and making all the decisions • Putting down their partner in front of people and friends • Threatening to kill him or herself • Blame YOU for “making” them treat you badly • Pressure you to have or force you to have sex • Stalking you, this can include constantly texting you, calling you to find out where you are and who you are with. You might think it’s about caring, but you’re partner is really concerned about controlling this relationship • If you are beginning to think that you are in a Dating violent/abuse relationship, ask yourself these questions. • Do you feel less confident when you are with your boyfriend or girlfriend? • Are you scared about doing or saying “the wrong thing?” • Do you find yourself changing your behavior out of fear or to avoid a fight? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you might be in an abusive relationship. There are people who can help you. You’re not alone. Talk to your parents or another adult family member, a school counselor, a teacher, or someone else you trust. Call a help center or hotline to get help. Here are some Hotline phone numbers if you think you are in a violent/abusive dating relationship. These people can help. Give them a try. The National Domestic Violence Hotline toll-free: 1-800-799-SAFE (1800-799-7233), or see the website at www.ndvh.org. The National Teen Dating Abuse Hotline toll-free: 1-866-331-9474 or (1-866-331-8453 TTY). If there are parents worried about their kids being in a violent/abusive dating relationship here is how you can help. Your child may not know the difference of a violent relationship verses a healthy relationship, like if the boyfriend/girlfriend is pinching, slapping, hitting, or shoving. This is a sign of physical abuse. Talk with your teen about what makes a healthy relationship. Explain that a caring partner wouldn’t do something that causes fear, lowers self-esteem, or causes injury. Let teens know that they deserve respect in all of their relationships. Think about values and messages that you want to pass on. You could start by asking your child • Is your boyfriend or girlfriend easy to talk to when there are problems? • Does he or she give you space to spend time with other people? • Is he or she kind and supportive? If YOU are the one in the violent/abusive relationship here is how you can help yourself. Go to someone you fully trust, your parents, a friend, a councilor, a teacher. But until you know how to get away from the person who is violent/abusive, don’t tell them you are leaving. That would most likely cause them to get angry and do something to you. Or go to one of the hotlines listed above. With the person you trust, talk and see how you could do things. If you have tried the thing you and your trusted person come up with and it get’s worse, you might want to think about getting the police involved. Much of this information came from this website. http://www.everydayhealth.com/health-center/teen-relationship-abuse.aspx My goal with this project is that parents and teenagers will take time to talk about dating violence. Even if you think that your teen is not in a violent relationship, you should talk about these things. Often victims hide abuse from those around them because they either don’t recognize the abuse, are embarrassed by it or don’t know what to do about it. Could your child be the 1 in 3 teens in this situation? Are you that 1 in 3?
February 16, 2012
OBITUARIES Larry B. Brown
Circleville, Utah On February 9, 2012, Larry B. Brown, 67, was finally freed from the physical and mental pain of the MS he has fought for almost 30 years. He was born September 2, 1944 in Orem, Utah to William B. and Grace C. Mann Brown. He was their only child. He was raised in Provo and upon graduation from Provo High School he joined the Air Force. He served during the Vietnam War in Guam and Thailand as a photo interpreter. He served for 7 years. He joined the Utah Highway Patrol in 1970, and was stationed at the Port of Entry in Kanab. While being stationed in Kanab, he met Valeen Hulet, and they married November 19, 1970, their daughter Vanessa was born in 1971. He was transferred to the road in Piute County in1972 and moved to Circleville. Their son Christopher was born in
1976. Larry served the citizens of the State of Utah for 10 more years. In 1979 he received the Golden Beehive Award for the most stolen car arrests in the state. All those who met him as a trooper knew him to be fair. He was well respected by all. With his marriage to Valeen, Larry, being an only child, was blessed to gain seven brothers and sisters-in-law, as well as many nieces and nephews. His greatest joy was his children and grandchildren. He was so excited with the prospect of meeting his new granddaughter coming in March. He was so proud of his family’s accomplishments. He and Valeen were sealed in the St George Temple in 1983. He had a powerful testimony of the Gospel of Jesus Christ and developed a passion for genealogy work that he loved to share. Because of his MS, his computer became his lifeline to the outside world, he spent many hours working on it. He was the Circleville Town news reporter for the Richfield Reaper for many years. He loved to tell stories and enjoyed anyone who stopped by to visit. Surviving are his wife, Valeen of Circleville; daughter, Vanessa (Troy) Sawyer of Ephraim; son, Christopher (Catherine) Brown of Bel Air, MD; grandchildren: Adam, Amanda, Todd, Eric Sawyer and baby girl Brown due in March. Also surviving are: father-in-law, Carlyle S. Hulet of Kanab; brother’s and sister’s-in-law; Dennis and Dianne Harris of Mesa AZ; Steve and Caleen Hulet of Vernal; Craig and Renon Hulet of Salt Lake City; Tom and Barbara Hulet of Olathe, CO; Dan “Boone” and Laurie Hulet of Kanab; Tim and Lorraine Milstead of Nantucket MA; Roger and Stephanie Williams of Kanab; and many wonderful nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law, Norma L. Hulet; and sisterin-law, Debbi Williams. Heartfelt thanks to Lon Dalton and family, Lon rose so far above the calling of home teacher and friend he feels like family. Thanks to all of the home health workers for the past 9 years: Marnie, Doreen, Marlene, Kat and many, many others. Thanks to Dr. Brown whose kindness and care will never be forgotten. To the many friends and neighbors who were always willing to help at a moments notice, we are so grateful, mere words are not enough. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2012 at 1:00 p.m. in the Circleville 1st LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Friday evening from 6 to 8 and at the ward chapel in Circleville on Saturday from 11:00 to 12:30. Burial will be in the Circleville Cemetery with honors provided by UHP and the V.F.W. Piute Post #7561. Funeral Directors, Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti. Online guest book www.maglebymortuary.com
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Do You Have Tips for Reconnecting in Marriage? Our closest relationships can bring both joy and challenges. In fact, most relationships have approximately 12 things both parties disagree on at any given time. But what is more important than the struggles is what the couple does to build the relationship and reconnect. When we focus on the things that are going right in our relationships, we can more easily conquer the struggles we may face as a team. Consider these tips to reconnect and build a stronger marital relationship. • Listen to your partner every day. Sometimes we think we are being good listeners, but in reality, we are more rejecting than receiving. Listening is often about seeking connection with someone rather than giving advice or solving problems. Even if we ask for advice, we are often just seeking to be understood and validated. So, the next time your partner is sharing his or her thoughts with you, listen
carefully to what is being said, not just to the words but to what is important to him or her and why. • Laugh with your partner. When we were kids, we laughed 200 to 300 times a day, but the average adult laughs only 12 to 14 times per day. When we lose humor in our relationship, we may get too wound up and lose sight of the bigger picture. It is important to see humor in one another and in challenging moments. For good mental health, we are told to have five belly laughs a day. It’s not only good for our health, but it also strengthens relationships. • Look at your partner. You see the ones you love almost every day but when was the last time you looked at them deep in their eyes and really connected? Look in your partner’s eyes for about 30 seconds, be in the moment and pay close attention to his or her facial expressions. Look at the person as a whole, for
SCHOLARSHIP OF EXCELLENCE
Every year Wayne High School has awarded qualified seniors the Scholarship of Excellence Award. This award is made possible through donations from local businesses and alumni. The aide from this scholarship has helped numbers of students in their educational goals and is greatly appreciated. We’d like you to meet our seniors who may be applying this year. We will spotlight our seniors very soon so you can see who will be the recipients of your donation. Watch for them each week! If you are able to contribute to this cause donations can be sent to: Wayne High School Scholarship of Excellence P.O. Box 217, Bicknell, Utah 84715
who they really are, and not for what frustrates or hurts you. When you really connect with someone, you feel it deep inside and it also literally stimulates the brain, not to mention it helps you feel closer. • Touch daily. Physical touch is good for your health. Shoot for five hugs a day. Many of these will probably be from your partner, but they can also be from kids or others who are close. Touch could also be in the form of holding your partner’s hand while watching TV, giving them a kiss hello or goodbye or touching them on the shoulder or hair while walking by to acknowledge them. When we touch someone, we let them know they are important to us and it builds our relationship. By practicing these simple tips on a daily basis, we exercise our relationship muscles so that we continue to grow together rather than letting our relationship atrophy. Reconnecting doesn’t have to take a lot of time or money, but making investments every day can make a huge difference in the marital relationship and also in general happiness and satisfaction in life. With information from Doug Nielsen, psychotherapist and speaker Direct column topics to Julene Reese, Utah State University Extension writer, Logan, Utah, 843224900, 435-797-0810; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gary Richard Hailstone “Drifty”
Beloved husband, father and grandfather, Gary passed away on February 12, 2012. He was born on May 28, 1943 in Butte, Montana. He was preceded in death by his father, Gordan Hailstone and his mother Mae Traynor Fallis. Also preceding him in death was the man that nurtured, loved and raised him, Mark Fallis. He served in the US Army in the Vietnam War. Gary enjoyed hunting, fishing and the outdoors. He was a very hard working plumber and excavator. His biggest passion in life was going hunting with his boys and his brothers. He married Sandra Fisher on February 17, 1961 and later divorced. He then married Vickie Westberg on August 10, 1990. Gary is survived by his wife, Vickie and children: Bryan (Valerie), Chet (Leslie), Kelly (Hollie), Randy (Jeremy), Chad, Tiffany (Phillip), Ashley (Marshall), brothers: Darrell, Randy, Ricky, Lonnie and Terry, sister: Dixie, several brother and sister-in-laws, 14 grandchildren and one great grandchild. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 18th at 1:00 PM at the Broomhead Funeral Home, 12600 South 2200 West, Riverton, Utah where friends may call an hour prior. In lieu of flowers a memorial account has been set up for Gary Hailstone at any America First Credit Union. www.broomheadfuneralhome.com
Burns K. Black
Antimony, Utah Burns K. Black, 88 of Antimony, passed away February 14, 2012 in Provo, Utah. He was born in Greenwich on June 17, 1923. He is and owner and operator of Rockin’ R Ranch. He is the husband of Mona Lundgreen Black, the father of Rodney L. (Carol) Black, Diane (Glen) Weeks, Greg (Cindy) Black, Connie (Dan) Finlayson, Shauna (Val) Christensen, Camille (Garr) Ovard, Creston (Becky) Black, Lance (Michelle) Black. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, February 20, 2012 in the Antimony LDS Ward Chapel. Friends may call at the Magleby Mortuary in Richfield on Sunday evening from 6 to 8 and at the ward chapel in Antimony on Monday from 9 - 10:30. Burial will be in the Antimony Cemetery. Funeral Directors Magleby Mortuary, Richfield, Salina and Manti.Online guest book www. maglebymortuary.com
ESTATE PLANNING WHAT IS IT?
All of us at sometime in our lives have probably heard the phrase, “Set your house in order” or some similar principle. We may have heard the message as children when told to clean our room or as adults in the context of organizing our family or individual lives. This principle is estate planning. Estate planning is the process of organizing your affairs in such a way as to give what you have, to whom you want, when you want, in the way you want, at the lowest possible cost to you and those you love. Having your affairs in order brings peace and comfort. In fact, doing your estate planning may even make vacations more enjoyable. If you have done or updated your estate planning, the next time you leave on a long awaited trip you will not spend the first hour or more contemplating the question, “What would happen to everyone and ev-
erything that is important to me if I did not return?” Estate planning is arguably the easiest thing to procrastinate in our lives because we have until the very end to keep procrastinating! Although easy to procrastinate, completing the estate planning process brings a sense of accomplishment and great peace of mind. This is the first of a series of articles to be published every Wednesday. Future articles will discuss numerous issues related to estate planning. I am excited to share information regarding a topic important to all. I encourage you to cut and save those articles that interest you. If you already have estate planning documents, I recommend that you place the articles with your documents. If you do not already have estate
planning documents, I believe the information in this and future articles can be a useful tool in helping you work with qualified professionals in order to do your estate planning. The knowledge that you acquire will be beneficial whatever your status is in the estate planning process. Jeffery J. McKenna is an attorney licensed in three states and serving clients in Utah, Nevada, and Arizona. He is a partner at the law firm of Barney, McKenna and Olmstead, with offices in St. George and Mesquite. He is a founding member of the Southern Utah Estate Planning Council. If you have questions or topics that you would like addressed in these Wednesday articles please email him at email@example.com or call 628-1711.
February 16, 2012
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GIRLS VOLLEYBALL COACH Wayne High school is seeking to fill the position of Volleyball Coach for the 20122013 school year. This position will require adequate knowledge of volleyball rules, skills, schedules and safety procedures to properly prepare girls for high school league participation. Applicants must have a current coaching, CPR and First Aid certificate. Must also posses the ability to work and interact well with student athletes, demonstrate professional and ethical character, and have excellent communication skills. Applicants must commit to the appropriate amount of time and effort to facilitate effective practices and scheduled games. He/she must be able to work cooperatively with high school faculty , staff and administration. Applicants must exhibit a willingness to promote and encourage healthy, safe and sportsmanlike conduct. This position will start this summer 2012 , with planning and participating in summer camps and training. . Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Wayne School District is an equal opportunity employer providing programs and services to all persons on a nondiscriminatory basis. Wayne School District reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications; Letters of applications and resumes must be sent or brought to Mr. Elmer at Wayne High School office. Wayne High School PO Box 217, Bicknell Utah 84715
Barney Trucking is looking for truck drivers in the Panguitch, UT area. Great pay and benefits. Valid CDL with Doubles endorsement required.To apply, go to www.barneytrucking.com or call 435-529-4422.
PANGUITCH CITY JOB OPENING Panguitch City is hiring a full time position as Panguitch City Librarian / Assistant City Clerk / Marketing secretary. This is a full time position (8 hours per day) with full city benefits including vacation, sick leave, insurance, and state retirement. Starting wage will be $12.00/hour. Hours will generally be from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon and from 1 :00 - 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, but could vary depending on the needs of the City. A more detailed job description is available at the Panguitch City Office. Applicant must be willing to become certified through the Utah Slate Library. Applicant will work for the City in the morning and run the library in the afternoon. Applicant will work under the general direction of the City Manager and City Council. Strong communication skills and ability to deal well with the public are necessary. Strong computer skills will be required and a general knowledge of social media will be helpful. Applicant will spend a significant amount of time helping to market the Panguitch area through social media and other assignments as directed by the City. Accounting skills are also a plus, as the applicant will work closely with city accounting software. Applicants should turn in a detailed resume and Work Force Service job application to Panguitch City Office, 25 South 200 East, PO Box 75, Panguitch, Utah 84759 by 5:00 p,m. Fcbruary 24,2012. It is projected that the job will start as soon as possible. Applicants must be a Panguitch City resident or be willing to locate to Panguitch City immediately upon being hired. Applications are available at the Panguitch City Office and Work Force Service Office, Panguitch is an equal opportunity employer, and Panguitch City reserves the right to accept or reject any or all applications. Panguitch City has a drug policy in place and potential and Current employees may be subject to testing for drug use. Questions about the job should be directed to Allen Henrie or Donna Osborn at Panguitch City Office or by calling 435-676-8585.
WELLS FARGO With you when you’re looking for a rewarding career You have the skills and the passion to make a difference. At Wells Fargo, we’re with you. Our supportive environment enables our team members to build relationships with each other, our customers, and our communities. Part-time Tellers (20 hours/week) As a Wells Fargo Teller, you will juggle a variety of tasks, including providing excellent service in all customer interactions, making sales, and informing customers on new products and services, all while following procedures to minimize errors and reduce fraud. You’ll be expected to consistently balance your cash daily, have great rapport with people, meet your referral and sales goals, and enjoy helping others, while embracing ethics, integrity, and diversity. In this role, you’ll assist with many store duties and spend almost all of your time working with Wells Fargo’s most important asset: our customers. Join our team. Visit our careers site at wellsfargo.com/ careers and search the Requisition #3570076 to apply. Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V. © 2012 Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. All rights reserved.
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AG MARKET NEWS Receipts: 1,462; Last Week: 1,083. Last Year: 1,070. Feeder Steers: wts under 450 lbs 6.00- 8.00 lower; 450-550 lbs and 750850 lbs firm to 1.00 higher; other wts 5.00-6.00 higher instances to 10.00 higher. Feeder Heifers: mixed wts uder 450 lbs 6.00-8.00 lower; 450-600 lbs 1.00-2.00 higher; wts over 600 lbs 6.00-8.00 higher; Holstein Steers: steady on similar kinds; Slaughter Cows: firm; Slaugher Bulls: steady on similar kinds. Feeder Steers: Medium and Large Frame 2: 200250 lbs scarce; 250-300 lbs scarce; 300-350 lbs 182.50-191.00; 350-400 lbs pkg 193.00; 400-450 lbs 179.00-196.75; 450-500 lbs 171.00-187.00; 500-550 lbs 168.00-184.50; 550600 lbs 160.00-179.00; 600-650 lbs 157.50170.00; 650-700 lbs 159.50-168.75; 700-750 lbs 144.50-159.50; 750-800 lbs 134.50-149.00; 800-850 lbs 132.50-145.00; 850-900 lbs 129.50-144.00; 900-950 lbs 136.00-141.00; 9501000 lbs 116.00-129.00. Holsteins Steers: Large Frame 3: Bull Calves: scarce; 200-300 lbs scarce; 300-500 lbs 81.00-98.50; 500-700 lbs 84.50-101.50; 700-900 lbs pkg 700 lbs 95.00; 900-1000 lbs scarce. Feeder Heifers: Medium and Large Frame 1-2: scarce; 250-300 lbs 158.50-160.00; 300-350 lbs 148.50-161.50; 350-400 lbs 160.00-169.00; 400-450 lbs 153.00-171.50; 450500 lbs 160.00-177.50; 500-550 lbs 150.50170.00; 550-600 lbs 137.00-151.50; 600-650 lbs 133.50-148.00; 650-700 lbs 153.50-146.00; 700-750 lbs 127.00-143.25; 750800 lbs 126.50-138.25; 800-850 lbs 123.50135.75; 850-900 lbs 114.00-129.50; 900-950 lbs 106.50-116.00; 9501000 lbs 111.00-117.00. Heiferettes: 62.00-105.50. Stock Cows: Bred Cows: 1,060.00-1,175.00/hd; Older Pairs: 850.00-1,290.00/ hd. Slaughter Cows: Boning 80-85% Lean: 69.5082.25; Breaking 75-80% Lean: 73.00-84.75; Commercial: scarce; Cutter 8590% Lean: 60.00-69.25. Slaughter Bulls: Yield Grade 1000-1500 lbs 82.50-85.75; 1500-1970 lbs 91.00-96.50; Yield Grade 2 1000-1500 lbs 67.0073.75; 1500-1750 lbs 81.75-86.00; Feeder Bulls: scarce.
SPANISH COMPUTER Once again one of our readers sent us (funny) copy that begs to be shared. Enjoy! A SPANISH Teacher was explaining to her class that in Spanish, unlike English , nouns are designated as either masculine or feminine. ‘House’ for instance, is feminine: ‘la Casa.’ ‘Pencil,’ however, is masculine: ‘el lapiz.’ A student asked, ‘What gender is ‘computer’?’ Instead of giving the answer, the teacher split the class into two groups, male and female, and asked them to decide for themselves whether computer’ should be a masculine or a feminine noun. Each group was asked to give four reasons for its recommendation. The men’s group decided that ‘computer’ should definitely be of the feminine gender (‘la computadora’), because: 1. No one but their creator understands their internal logic; 2. The native language they use to communicate with other computers is incomprehensible to everyone else; 3. Even the smallest mistakes are stored in long term memory for possible later retrieval; and 4. As soon as you make a commitment to one, you find yourself spending half your paycheck on accessories for it. (THIS GETS BETTER!) The women’s group, however, concluded that computers should be Masculine (‘el computador’), because: 1. In order to do anything with them, you have to turn them on; 2. They have a lot of data but still can’t think for themselves; 3. They are supposed to help you solve problems, but half the time they ARE the problem; and 4. As soon as you commit to one, you realize that if you had waited a little longer, you could have gotten a better model. The women won.
February 16, 2012
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BOULDER VIEW, LOA. Lot 15, Boulder View Homesite Subdivision. 1 acre with utilities at lot line. Mountain and farm field views. One of the better lots. Within walking distance to downtown Loa. $17,000. 2.05 ACRES on the northwest edge of Bicknell. City water and electricity available. Boulder Mountain Views. $27,000. 100 EAST IN TEASDALE. 1/2 acre with pretty views. Surveyed. Paved road access. Electricity at property line. $22,500. PRETTY TEASDALE VIEWS from this .42/acre lot on the north edge of Teasdale. Quiet location. This is a perfect spot to build. One share of Teasdale Irrigation Water. $25,500. CORNER LOT IN THE OLDER PART OF TEASDALE. 211 x 112 dimensions. Pretty view across from the Forest Service hay field. Some fruit trees. Quiet street. .54/acre with one share of irrigation water. $27,500. Check the website for price changes and new listings.
Marlene Haws Ph: 826-4859 • firstname.lastname@example.org Well, Spring has not yet arrived, but already there are plans being made for a lot of reunions this coming summer! An All School Reunion “The Town That Built Us” is being planned by the Griffin sisters, Marilee Miller and Marlene Stowe, to name two, but I’m sure there will be many more people involved before it is all said and done. It is scheduled for July 20 and 21, 2012. So mark that on your calendar and watch for results! The EHS Classes of ’52, ’53 and ’55 are also planning reunions. These are the classes of Deon Alvey, Carrie Griffin and Geraldine Liston. Deon graduated 60 years ago, so figure that up, along with the other two and you will know how old they all are! Just spring chickens…the lucky ducks! Carly Jo Christensen flew to Salt Lake from New York, where she lives and works, to spend some time with her parents, Clyde and Terrie Cristensen, who live in Erda, Utah. From there she went to St. George to attend the wedding of her cousin and friend, Jennifer Lyman and Todd Goodrich. Before returning to New York she and her mom, Terrie, came to Escalante to visit with her grandparents, Freland and Phyllis Alvey and Norman and Ardis Christensen. I’m surprised Ardis didn’t have the whole neighborhood at her house when the smell of baking bread and cinnamon rolls started wafting through the air. That’s what she, Carly and Terrie did the biggest part of one day! Twenty six members of the Escalante Camp of The Daughters Of The Utah Pioneers gathered together on Thursday, February 9th, for their monthly meeting. They met at the Senior Citizen Center for dinner then had their meeting immediately afterward. Victory Crawford gave the lesson on the mercantile business in Utah and how ZCMI got it’s start, among other things. It was a good meeting, as always. Get well cards were sent, from the first ward, on Sunday to Lois Reeves, who spent a little time in the hospital but is now back home and doing better. Also to Danielle Ganz and Peggy Soren who have both been feeling poorly. The Escalante First Ward Relief Society had their “Soup and Pie Night” on Friday 10th. Their en-
tertainment was “Steve Downs and the Red Hill Rangers,” from Parowan. Right next thing to the Bar J Wranglers! Everyone was invited so I hope you took advantage of the opportunity for a fun night! Brent and Patrice Cottam made a trip to Colorado last week to see Chad and Jordon Cottam and watch Chad’s team play basketball. Chad plays for the Eastern Wyoming College but they had a couple of games in Colorado, so that was a shorter trip for Brent and Patrice. Sounds like fun to me! Reed and Karen Munson recently made a trip to Provo to visit Reed’s mom, Nelda Munson and his sister, Barbara Munson. It was special as they went to help Nelda celebrate her 85th birthday. They had a nice dinner on her birthday with Nelda, Barbara, Reed, Karen, Milan Munson and Dee and Maureen (Munson) Nelson all in attendance. Then on Saturday they had an open house for all of Nelda’s grandkids, great grandkids and a few other friends including Jean Griffin and Bobbie and Ken Packer. 55 in all and a wonderful day! “HAPPY BIRTHDAY, NELDA!” I wish we could have all been there. Neil and Maureen Wold (parents of Keleen Owen) recently returned from a two week trip to Italy, with their son whose name I do not know. But how nice for them and how nice of their son to go with them! Our Escalante girls basketball team lost a heart-
breaking game with Valley last Thursday night. They were victorious when they played Valley the last time, winning by 9 points. This time, however they were not so lucky. They lost by 7 points in a double overtime. Sorry girls, we still love you! Our boys still have two more games to play. One on the 14th, one on the 16th. So those will be over as you read this. We love you boys and remember, “It’s not whether you win or lose it’s how you play the game.” That’s what you will remember most! Larry Withers is inviting Friends and relatives who will be arriving in town on Sunday, February 19th, for services for Jackie Withers, to come to the Senior Citizen Center at 6:00 P. M. for dinner. Afterward breakfast food will be provided for them to take to their rooms for breakfast the following morning. Monday morning at 11:00 there will be a graveside service for Jackie at the Escalante Cemetery. Following the dedication of the grave, lunch will be served at the Escalante Stake Center; after which there will be a celebration of Jackie’s life. Monday evening relatives and friends are again invited to eat at the Senior Citizen Center. Larry wants to thank all his friends and relatives for all they have done for Jackie and himself. He also wants them to know this is his home and he doesn’t plan on going anywhere.
COP SHOP NEWS CASE UPDATES
Burglary/Theft On December 29, 20122, Deputy Gulley responded to the Hanksville area on report of a burglary from a residence. Suspect had entered the home, ransacked certain areas of the home and taken some prescription medications. Investigation is on-going. Accident On January 2, 2012, Sheriff Taylor was dispatched to an accident in the Bicknell area. Vehicle #1 was backing out of parking lot when it hit another vehicle that was parked on other side of roadway. Vehicle damage only. DUI/Alcohol On January 13, 2012, Deputy Webster was notified by Dispatch of an intoxicated person at the Wayne Medical Clinic. Deputy Webster responded, located the vehicle and discovered the male driver to be highly intoxicated. Driver was charged with ‘DUI/alcohol’ and ‘Open Container’. Subject was transported to Sevier County Jail. Theft On January 17, 2012, Deputy Gulley responded to a home in the Torrey area where subject believed that someone was taking medications from his home during the night time. After investigation, it was determined that the allegations were unfounded. Accident On January 18, 2012, Deputy Robinson responded for an accident on Big Rocks road where driver lost control of vehicle and went off roadway and through a fence. Vehicle and property damage only. Possession controlled substance On January 18, 2012, Deputy Giles received a call for suspicious activity. After responding and locating vehicle, three male individuals were found in possession of a controlled substance. All were charged with ‘Possession of Controlled Substance /Marijuana’, and ‘Possession Paraphernalia’.
WAYNE COUNTY SEARCH AND RESCUE HIGH ANGLE RESCUE TEAM
Due to an increase in rescues that require specialty technical mountaineering skills, the Wayne County Sheriff’s Office
recognized a need for a trained high angle rescue team. Due to the efforts of SAR Commander Rustin Grundy, and EMS Director Jeri Johnson, Ken Eley of Black Diamond Mountaineering was enlisted to train and certify members of the Wayne County SAR in high angle rescue. The Wayne County SAR volunteers endured a 60 hour academic course and a 60 hour hands-on field training. Elements of the training included rope ascents and descents in a technical environment, victim rescue using technical rigging, use and maintenance of technical mountaineering equipment, and many other as-
pects of technical rescue. Training sites ranged throughout Wayne County and into Emery County for a diverse experience in mountaineering conditions which included varying weather conditions and a variety of terrain. The members of the Wayne County Search and Rescue are an all volunteer group of local residents who take time out of their personal lives to serve the residences of Wayne County and those who visit our diverse countryside. The 120 hours of high angle rescue training is a testament to the dedication that these members feel towards Wayne County.
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