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Mia Love town meeting

Mia Love will hold a town meeting in Nephi on Tuesday, Oct. 23 at Painter Motors, 1100 N. Main Street.  The meeting will begin at 6 p.m. Post expires at 7:58pm on Tuesday October 23rd, 2018

An evening with storyteller Kim Weitkamp

Come enjoy an evening with storyteller Kim Weitkamp.  Her performance will be at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, October 24 at the Fairview Dance Hall.  The event is free and appropriate for those age 10 and older. Post expires at 7:49pm on Wednesday October 24th, 2018

Coltharps plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges

Coltharps plead guilty to obstruction of justice charges

Two more people have pleaded guilty to charges connected to the Knights of the Crystal Blade religious cult child sex abuse case. Keith and Catherine Coltharp, parents of cult leader John Coltharp, pleaded guilty to obstruction of justice, a Class A misdemeanor. According to court records, on or around July […]

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Former Fayette Town clerk pleads guilty to embezzlement

Former Fayette Town clerk pleads guilty to embezzlement

A former Fayette Town clerk pleaded guilty on Wednesday to three 3rd degree felony counts of misuse of public money.  Tracy Kay Mellor was arrested on July 5 and charged with nine felony counts dating from 2014 and 2015; however, during the investigation, it was discovered that over $220,000 had […]

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Ephraim City well break causes water restriction

Ephraim City well break causes water restriction

Ephraim City is experiencing a water emergency.  The shaft on the City well has snapped, and the well is no longer functioning.  The entire City water supply, including drinking water, is now completely dependent on the springs, which are extremely low.  As a result, effective immediately, all outside watering in […]

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Update on Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires

Update on Pole Creek and Bald Mountain Fires

A meeting was held in Mt. Pleasant Monday evening to provide the public with information about the Pole Creek and Bald Mountain fires.  Two Type 1 teams are now in place and managing the fires.  Containment lines have been created from Santaquin to Spanish Fork Canyon, and officials said back […]

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Mt. Pleasant man sentenced to jail for sexting teen

Mt. Pleasant man sentenced to jail for sexting teen

A Mt. Pleasant man will spend 45 days in the Sanpete County Jail for his role in enticing a minor through text messages.  Bradford Bentley was a teacher at North Sanpete High School when he sent sexually explicit messages to a 16-year old student in March.  He was fired by […]

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Broken water line in Ephraim; city asks residents not to water outside

Broken water line in Ephraim; city asks residents not to water outside

Ephraim City has experienced a broken water line, and the City is requesting residents to suspend outside watering until tomorrow.  The break should be repaired by then, and residents can follow the regular watering schedule after today.

New Manti Temple Presidency announced

New Manti Temple Presidency announced

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints recently announced the new temple presidency for the Manti Temple.  Doug Dyreng of Manti and his wife Valerie have been called to serve as Manti Temple President and Matron.  The First Counselor will be Curtis Anderson from Gunnison, with his wife Marsha […]

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State agency thanks locals for efforts on Hill Top fire

State agency thanks locals for efforts on Hill Top fire

The Hill Top fire in Sanpete County is 100% contained, and a State Forestry, Fire and Lands representative had nothing but praise for local firefighters and law enforcement with regard to their help during the fire.  Leann Fox, Communications and Prevention Coordinator, thanked local firefighters, the Sanpete County Sheriff’s Office, […]

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