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Welding Instructor Receives National Recognition

Shaun Black, welding teacher at Payson High School, for Nebo School District was selected as the Utah Section Educator of the Year by the...

Merit Academy fundraiser aims to provide desperately needed resources for students in Kenya

It is Merit Academy’s 10th anniversary helping our sister schools in Kenya, Africa.  In 2011, Merit teamed up with Kenya Keys, a nonprofit organization committed...

Kiwanis Club helps open new food pantry in Springville

Kiwanis Club of Springville members recently met with Tom Hogan, Associate Director at Community Action Services and Food Bank, and with local volunteers to...

Tabitha’s Way Food Pantry celebrates its many volunteers April 19-24

Tabitha’s Way South Food Pantry will be celebrating its volunteers during the week of April 19 – 24.  We appreciate their hard work and the...

Help available for those suffering from stress or mental disorders

Are you or someone you know struggling to cope with stress, connect with others, perform daily tasks, or refrain from addictive behaviors?  If so, you’re...

Planners Aim to Make New Library a Gathering Place

The construction and pending completion of the new Spanish Fork library located on the corner of Main Street and 100 South is an event...

Spanish Fork Airport continues to make improvements as use increases

The Spanish Fork Airport is one of the best little airports in the nation.  It has a small town feel to it and has the...

This Year, More Than Ever, Reminds Us of the Need to Help Our Neighbors

When Christmas time comes, there seems to be an overall softening that happens through the world. The Holiday season seems to remind us of those...

New book explores the mysteries of Nine Mile Canyon

Nine Mile Canyon is commonly known for its extensive concentration of prehistoric rock art with more than 10,000 images. It was also a major...

Christmas Bar Cookies offer all the goodness without all the fuss

I love Christmas. The Gibson Home goes all out on Christmas. The porch is decorated, the house is decorated, the tree is decorated. I...

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Welding Instructor Receives National Recognition

Shaun Black, welding teacher at Payson High School, for Nebo School District was selected as the Utah Section Educator of the Year by the...

School District Partners with Local Companies to Create Internships for Students

Nebo School District is partnering with local companies to create impactful internships for high school juniors and seniors.  These opportunities assist students in deciding on...

Nebo School District’s Ryan McGuire named Principal of the Year

Ryan McGuire is the principal of Mt. Nebo Middle School, a new middle school in the Nebo School District, and has been named Principal...

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In This Issue: Serve Daily January 2021

Enjoy the 104th issue of Serve Daily. This issue is full of great articles by local Utah County writers and made possible by great...

In This Issue: Serve Daily December 2020

Enjoy the 103rd issue of Serve Daily. This issue is full of great articles by local Utah County writers and made possible by great...

Serve Daily – September 2020

Enjoy the 100th issue of Serve Daily. This issue is full of great articles by local Utah County writers and made possible by great...
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Irene Petersen

Erma “Irene” Boam Petersen, 94, peacefully passed from this earthly existence to join with so many of her loved ones, who she was very...

Joseph Claine Petersen

Joseph “Claine” Petersen, 96, peacefully passed through the veil to join his sweet and cherished wife, Irene, March 11, at home in Spanish Fork. Claine...

Brent Carl Hodson

Brent Carl Hodson, beloved husband, loving father, grandfather, and dear friend to many, died Feb. 23, at home with his family having fought a...
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Juab County honors volunteers through Big Hearts and Helping Hands program

The previous year was a year of change for many. We discovered that our residents started looking for ways to serve; checking in on...

Merit Academy fundraiser aims to provide desperately needed resources for students in Kenya

It is Merit Academy’s 10th anniversary helping our sister schools in Kenya, Africa.  In 2011, Merit teamed up with Kenya Keys, a nonprofit organization committed...

Chairbound Sportsman Experiences More than a Buffalo Hunt

Chairbound Sportsman events are always about more than the hunt or fishing trip for a physically handicapped civilian or retired military individual.  They are always...

Program Keeps Food from Wasting in Landfills, Helps People in Need

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the food in the grocery store that hits its “sell by” or “best by” dates before...

Breaking the Rules

Local Artist Inspires Others to Follow their Own Style Jolynn Forman, a long-time resident of Santaquin, who currently resides in Provo, is a Utah County...

Local musician’s music video selected as best during LDS Film Festival

Ryan Stream’s music video I Wonder was selected as the Best Music Video at the 2021 LDS Film Festival. It also earned the Audience...

Local Auto Shop Donates Car to Family in Need

Dickerson Automotive of Spanish Fork was recently able to donate a car to a deserving family through a program it calls “Wheels with Heart.”...

Chick-fil-A Employee Awarded ‘True Inspiration’ Scholarship

Jacob Munton (23) sat in an office at the Chick-fil-A restaurant in Spanish Fork on March 17, for what he thought was a regular-old-corporate-type-meeting...

Rodeo Reading Challenge

Spanish Fork youth invited to saddle up and take part in a rodeo of a different kind Spanish Fork elementary school students are invited to participate in...

Taking the 50 Yard Challenge

Springville Youth Mows Lawns of Those in Need as Part of Nationwide Challenge Boston Housley, 12, of Springville was recently awarded a lawn mower and...

Should Parents Track their Teens?

Hi there, I’m Aspen! I am a sophomore in high school, and I am here to answer questions from parents of teens from a teenager perspective in my new column “Ask Aspen.” I recently put out a poll asking parents...

The Box of Misfit Toys

Everyone knows that an empty box is the favorite toy for kids to play with. But did you know what their next favorite toy is? Any toy that you are about to throw away or are getting ready to...

Stardust Teaches Us to Be Careful What We Wish For

“When I see the way that mankind loves... You could search to the furthest reaches of the universe and never find anything more beautiful.” Taken out of context, this statement bears even more profound truth than it does within,...

The Industrial Revolution in the Home

The industrial revolution changed the world, allowing people to build things with uniformity and consistency without being a skilled artisan or craftsman. With that, however, the number of artisans and craftsman decreased, and the expectation of the polished look...

Put on Your Fuzzy Socks and Cuddle Up with this Cobbler

There is just something so warm, and so yummy, and so reminiscent of my childhood in peach cobbler.  I remember my mom making peach cobbler. Nothing was better than a small scoop of vanilla ice cream melting on top of...