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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...

Finding the Perfect Christmas Tree

As a kid going to the forest and selecting a tree to bring home was an important part of the Christmas season. We have...

New church in Payson opens doors with open house

A beautiful new church in Payson adds to the religious diversity of Utah County.  The Saints Peter and Paul Eastern Orthodox Church is a stunningly...

Communities prepare for light displays

We are fortunate to live in south Utah County where we have a couple of amazing Christmas Light displays.  They are also amazingly inexpensive compared...

Life is Better when Eating a Scone!

People love the delicious scones provided by the Springville Kiwanis Club each year during Art City Days. Melted honey butter and cinnamon sugar drizzling down...

Spanish Fork’s All Abilities Park offers children of all ages a safe place to explore their capabilities

Spanish Fork City’s new all-abilities park holds the promise of greater inclusivity for local families who have children with special needs. If you’ve recently driven...

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Making the Case for VR Gaming

Virtual Reality, as we currently conceptualize it, has been...

ALA Selects its Teachers of the Month

American Leadership Academy named Annika Talbot and Julieta Santafe...

School District Partners with Local Companies to Create Internships for Students

Nebo School District is partnering with local companies to...

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

Ryan McGuire is the principal of Mt. Nebo Middle...
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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...

Payson High School Wrestling Team Wins Seventh Straight State Title

The Payson High School wrestling team brought home the state championship title on Feb. 8, keeping its streak alive for the seventh year. Head coach...

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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...

Serve Daily: August 2020

Enjoy the 99th 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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Tributes

After a hard-fought and courageous battle with an aggressive cancer, James “Jimmy” Petro passed away at the age of 58, on Jan. 29, 2021....

George Thomas Yaccarino

George Thomas Yaccarino, age 73, lived the majority of his life in the small country town of Macclenny, Fla. For the past six years...

Joe Dean Cash

Joe Dean Cash, 87 years old, received a terminal diagnosis on Tuesday and spent the next two days at home surrounded by family, laughing...
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Payson High School Wrestling Team Wins Seventh Straight State Title

The Payson High School wrestling team brought home the state championship title on Feb. 8, keeping its streak alive for the seventh year. Head coach...

When Rivalry Leads to Victory

Payson High School junior, Aaron Garcia earned another title in the world of athletics on Feb. 18: 5A wrestling state champion in his weight...

Wheels with Heart searching for someone in need of a car

At Dickerson Automotive, we are looking to show some love in our community through our Wheels with Heart Program. We currently have a car...

Hand Made in Payson Keeps it Natural for Customers

There are a lot of bath and body products out there, but many use cheap fillers and ingredients that may not be healthy for...

A Teaching Partnership

Spanish Fork Teachers Juggle Classroom Duties and Marriage with a Smile This month’s teacher spotlight is an extra special one to me. This dynamic duo...

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...

Rodeo Reading Challenge

Spanish Fork youth invited to saddle up and take part in a rodeo of a different kind Photos by Pete Hansen Trey and Landon Hanks round up books...

Parking lot coming for Payson Canyon’s Four Bay Recreation Area

The Four Bay recreational area in Payson Canyon is getting a parking lot in the coming months, and according to trail system creator, Carey...

Love, and Serve Daily

Local business and charity join forces to help the community they serve Throughout 2020, many companies, people and communities felt the impact of a shifting society...

Feeding the Stomach and Soul through Community Gardening

They say sharing is caring, and for Keri Beirdneau, participating in a community garden might just be the epitome of sharing.  Community Action Services and...

Family Movie Review – Stardust

“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,...

A Little Pop Quiz for Parents

Parenting is not easy. There is no handbook. There is no guide. You just have to figure things out as you go. How are you doing at it?  Here’s a little quiz to assess how things are going. 1. Yelling the...

Tweak Before you Speak

Years ago, I knew a family with three boys who were extremely naughty, impudent, and sassy. In watching their family interact, I was interested to note that their mother usually referred to them, in and out of their presence, as...

Making the Case for VR Gaming

Virtual Reality, as we currently conceptualize it, has been the dream of many since at least the 1950’s, when Morton Heilig began working on a home theater and television apparatus that he called the “Sensorama.”  Ever since, many have chased...

Living In the World of Television Cliches

I was reading a book the other day. One of the characters walks into a bar. She’s a petite young woman. She immediately runs afoul of a gang of toughs--four or five guys who are much bigger than her....