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Mapleton Pioneer Day to light up the night

Tom and Lois Murdock, Mapleton 2017 Grand Marshals.
MAPLETON – Taking advantage of the weekend, Pioneer Day is to be celebrated Saturday, July 22, in this suburban community. It is the only official Pioneer Day celebration in South County, according to eight town’s websites, but Payson’s Western Heritage Day July 15, with...

Spanish Fork Chorale receives cash donation from “Stay In Tune” program

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By Suzanne Thomas Local Heating and Air Conditioning company, Spring Creek Mechanical, supports community music programs through their “Stay In Tune” program. Spring Creek Mechanical donates $10 from every “Tune Up” on furnaces, heat pumps, air conditioners or boilers toward local music programs. Owners Brent and...

Eerie Encounter an adventure for the whole family

Eerie encounters
By Camp Jeremiah Johnson Looking for some spooky fun but not wanting to have nightmares? Camp Jeremiah Johnson in Hobble Creek Canyon is hosting Eerie Encounters October 20 through 28. This is a fun activity for the whole family. Parents and youth can enjoy a...

Animal processing class planned in May

Animal Processing Class
Learn to fully process a medium-sized animal using little more than a knife through classes to be held May 4-6 in Mona. Desert DAWN’s Traditional Animal Processing Workshops provide students with the opportunity to learn to slaughter, skin, eviscerate, butcher and cook a medium-sized animal...

Mtulu Dinner raises money for African sister school

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By Kristi Gilbert This Friday, October 27, Merit High School in Springville is hosting a benefit dinner and performance to raise funds for our African sister school, Mtulu. In 2011, Merit College Preparatory Academy adopted Mtulu. Since then, Merit’s annual fundraising has built desperately needed classrooms...

A Christmas Carol is coming to Spanish Fork

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A live performance of Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol” is coming to the Angelus Theater in Spanish Fork. Under the direction of Mark Shipley, the cast is in rehearsal right now preparing for opening night. This production of “A Christmas Carol” will be the...

Decorated veteran to speak on ‘Remembering Is Healing’

By Dianne King Gordon L. Ewell is an award-winning author, inspiring motivational speaker and devoted veterans' advocate. He will speak on Wednesday, Nov. 2, at 5:30 p.m. at the Springville Senior Center, located at 65 E. 200 South in Springville. His topic is "Remembering Is Healing." The...

Salem Pageant – A Major Production

Mark Shipley painting the background for the set of the pageant.
Mark Shipley is shown working on the backdrop for the Salem Days Pageant which will be presented on August 12 at the Salem Pond.  The pageant will conclude a full day’s activities which starts with Breakfast in the Park from 7 to 9 a.m. followed by the parade at...

Volunteers needed for Springville library fundraiser

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By Lisa Willey The Friends of the Springville Library volunteers at events and raises funds to enrich library offerings and services for all patrons. The friends is a non-profit volunteer group dedicated to supporting the library through volunteering time and or donating funds. Each year the...

Sunday Concert series features Rex Kocherhans

Rex Kocherhans
By Ginny Ackerson The Sunday Concert Series on February 18th, sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission, will feature baritone, Rex Kocherhans. Performances are held at the Springville Museum of Art starting at 4:30 p.m. and are free to the public. Rex Kocherhans has been a featured...