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Serve Daily readers can now post life events free online

Serve Daily readers can now post information for free online about their weddings, missionary announcements, birthdays, military news, Eagle Scout Awards, obituaries and other life events at www.ServeDaily.com. “In order to better serve our community and our readers, we are providing a place where residents...

Trail system plan in works for south county

By Christi C. Babbitt With the help of southern Utah County’s cities, a local governmental organization is evaluating the area’s walking and bicycling opportunities and drafting a plan to improve them. Representatives of the Mountainland Association of Governments held a public meeting in Spanish Fork on...

Benjamin student named national FFA proficiency award finalist

Jake Jones
By National FFA BENJAMIN – The National FFA Organization announced today that Jake Jones from Benjamin was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Wildlife Production and Management - Entrepreneurship/Placement. Jones is one of only four people chosen to compete...

Spanish Fork Main Street Upgraded

The Week Ahead Crews are working on sewer upgrades between 4th and 5th North along the west side of Main Street. Expected Impacts: • Southbound traffic is reduced to one lane between 4th and 5th North on Main Street during work hours for the week ahead. • 5th...

2018 Miss Springville/Mapleton and Miss Hobble Creek Pageant

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Pageant season is underway. Anyone who is interested in becoming the 2018 Miss Springville/Mapleton or Miss Hobble Creek must submit their application by January 22. Young women between the ages of 17 and 24 are eligible. All instructions and qualifications are online at missspringvillemapleton.wordpress.com. Applications must be...

Donations sought for Salem library auction

Who doesn't like a good book? Anyone able to read this note right now owes it to some great teachers and books to learn from that you have the ability to do so. So, here's your chance to step up and say "thank you"...

Anne Puzey, pianist, featured in Sunday Concert Series

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By Ginny Ackerson On Sunday, October 21, the Sunday Concert Series will feature Anne Puzey, a superb pianist. This concert is free to the public and starts at 4:30 in the Grand Gallery of the Springville Museum of Art. Sponsored by the Springville Arts Commission. Anne...

Long-time educator Carol Day retires

By Chris Hash Mapleton News After 29 years, Mapleton educator Carol Day is graduating from elementary school. Twenty-three of those 29 years have been spent in Nebo School District, most recently at Mapleton and Hobble Creek elementary schools. It's safe to say that hundreds of local children...

Obituary: Iva Jewel Sorensen

Iva 'Jewel' Sorensen
Iva “Jewel” Sorensen passed away February 22, 2017, at age of 79 in Payson, Utah. She was born in Gunnison, Utah, on August 23, 1937. Jewel was a loving wife and mother. She was compassionate to everyone she met. She loved to help others...

Nebo Native American student honored as national Dreamstarter

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A big congratulations to Taylor Eddie who is an eleventh-grader in Nebo School District at Maple Mountain High in Spanish Fork. She is a recipient of the 2019 Dream Starter Grant for the Running Strong Organization. Each year Billy Mills, an American Indian Olympic Gold...