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Orthodontic Scholarships Awarded

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By April Gallier Springville orthodontist, Dr. Casey Warren, has always wanted to give back to the community he grew up in. For the last 8 years, he has been giving back by providing orthodontic scholarships to local kids that may not be able to otherwise...

Dr. James D’Arc to Speak on Hollywood Movies Filmed in Utah

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By Dianne King Southwestern Utah has been a haven for Hollywood moviemakers from 1924 to the present. As illustrated in excerpts from feature films made in the Beehive State from 1937 to 1995, film historian Dr. James D'Arc will show how areas familiar to Utah...

New Springville Mayor awards students

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Newly sworn-in Mayor Rick Child gave out his first Mayor’s Recognition Awards at January’s City Council Meeting. The Mayor and City Council recognized two Springville Junior High students who are dedicated to excellence and service. Jocelyn Nolasco is in seventh grade. She was nominated by...

Community Action Services wants to thank the community

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By Sara Davis In 2017, Community Action Services and Food Bank helped thousands of people in Utah, Wasatch and Summit counties who didn't have enough food, were pulling themselves out of poverty, needed financial help, were buying their first home or needed emergency assistance. Every month,...

Attention ladies of Santaquin: American Legion Auxiliary needs you

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By Helen Kester Do you have a father, husband, son, brother or grandfather who is a veteran? Then you are eligible to join the American Legion Auxiliary. Your veteran need not be a member of the American Legion. They may be living or deceased. From now...

The Skyline X Youth Shotgun Shooting Team hosts kick-off

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By Jenny McGowan SPANISH FORK, UT – The Skyline X Youth Shotgun Shooting Team held its third annual Kick-Off shoot on January 4 at the Spanish Fork Gun Club. Skyline X currently has 30 team members ranging from fifth grade to collegiate. The night began with each...

Telling Stories that Matter

By Amy Chandler The local charitable organization, My Story Matters, was founded with the mission to promote healing, inspire hope, and celebrate courage in everyday heroes by telling their stories. Organization founder, Amy Chandler of Springville, Utah explains, “When we embrace one another as heroes...

Springville’s Karen Ellingson joins race for Utah County Commission seat

SPRINGVILLE -- Six candidates have filed to run for the Utah County Commissioner position to be vacated by controversial commissioner Greg Graves at the end of the year. Karen Ellingson of Springville is the only woman in the group. Ellingson shared with Serve Daily insights about...

M. Lee Taylor 2018 Citizen of the Year

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The Springville-Mapleton Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce that M. Lee Taylor has been selected as our 2018 Citizen of the Year! Lee's goal in life is to make people happy through posting local history and photos along with current events that are important....

Santaquin Rec sells discounted Jazz tickets

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Discounted Jazz tickets are on sale at the Santaquin recreation office, while supplies last. The ticket dates are for the February 9 and March 17 games. Both games start at 7 p.m. at the Vivent Smart Home arena in Salt Lake City. The ticket price is $15. You...