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“An Evening in Paradise” was the theme for the Miss Hinckley Royalty tryouts held on Saturday in the cultural hall of the Delta West Stake building.

The program started off with introductions of each contestant and an opening dance number. Master of Ceremony Casey Olcott announced the winners after being scored for talent, evening gown and answering questions. The 2017 Miss Hinckley Royalty is Lexi Riding, daughter of Randy and Lesa Riding; first attendant is Maggie Despain, daughter of Deric and Cheryl Despain and second attendant is Julie Brinkerhoff, daughter of Jim and Karen Brinkerhoff. Riding and Despain each danced for their individual talent. Brinkerhoff sang a solo, accompanied by her mother. While the contestants were changing into their gowns, Olcott introduced Holly Joseph, Hinckley town councilmember. Joseph is over the Miss Hinckley Royalty pageant. Also recognized were judges Carol Brinkman, Taylor Peterson and Lorie Bunker. The contestants were judged for evening gown and answer- Miss Hinckley Pioneer Days Royalty chosen Shellie Dutson Publisher ing questions posed to them by Olcott. Riding was asked ‘what is more important, beauty or intelligence?’ She said intelligence was more important because “beauty is a momentary thing while intelligence can last a lifetime.” Despain was asked ‘what qualities did she think a young woman should possess to make a good Miss Hinckley.’ “I think they should have integrity and be honest,” Despain said, “because they are not only representing themselves, they are also representing the town of Hinckley.” Brinkerhoff answered her question, ‘If you could change places with a television character who would it be and why?’ “It would have to be Eponine, from Les Miserables,” said Brinkerhoff, because she is very passionate about what she believes in, and is willing to die for whoever and what she loves.” While the judges were adding up scores, former Miss Hinckley Queens were introduced. They talked about their experiences as royalty for Hinckley and how it had impacted their lives. The 2016 Miss Hinckley, Hannah Clark, told spectators

Maryetta Gardner Forman

Sept. 3, 1947 ~ Apr. 24, 2017

Maryetta Gardner Forman, age 90, Salt Lake City, UT, passed away April 24, 2017, due to complications from a fall and broken hip.

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WATER WANTED! I am in-terested in renting or purchasing Central Utah Water Company - Stock, shares, or carryover water. Call Lance at 801-420-2819 or email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Hinckley Town Council will hold a public hearing in conjunction with the regularly scheduled Hinckley Town Council meeting on Thursday, May 4, 2017, at 7 pm in the Town Council Chambers at 161 E 300 N, Hinckley. The purpose of this public hearing is to receive public comment on the following proposed resolutions and ordinances: 1. A resolution to adopt a Hinckley Town Consolidated Fee Schedule. 2. A resolution to amend the Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual Section XVII: Benefits, 5. Retirement System. 3. An ordinance to amend Hinckley Town Code 10-4-7 Lot Area Per Dwelling. 4. An ordinance to amend Hinckley Town Code Title 8, Chapter 1. Water and Sewer Services. A copy of the proposed resolutions and ordinances are available for review at the town office. Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on APRIL 26, & MAY 3, 2017.

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Delta City will hold a public hearing to discuss proposed amendments to the Fiscal 2016- 2017 Final Budget. The hearing will begin at 6:45 p.m. on Thursday, May 4, 2017 and will be held at the Delta City Municipal Building in the Council Chambers, located at 76 North 200 West, Delta. Further information can be obtained by contacting Delta City at phone number 435.864.2759. /s/ Gregory Jay Schafer, MMC Delta City Recorder Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on APRIL 26, & MAY 3, 2017.

PUBLIC NOTICE is hereby given that Delta City will hold a public hearing to discuss making application to the Permanent Community Impact Fund Board (PCIFB) for a wastewater project. Items to be discussed include: funding options, project scope, implementation schedule and its effects on residents. The hearing will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 18, 2017 and will be held at the Delta City Municipal Building in the Council Chambers, located at 76 North 200 West, Delta. Further information can be obtained by contacting Delta City at phone number 435.864.2759. /s/ Gregory Jay Schafer, MMC Delta City Recorder Published in Millard County Chronicle Progress on APRIL 26, & MAY 3, 10, 2017.

Understanding the needs of Millard County and the importance of the coal industry highlighted an annual fact-finding tour of southwest Utah with Utah lawmakers last weekend.

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Janet passed peacefully in her home in Washington, UT April 22 after battling brain cancer for over three years.

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Fillmore – Helen Caroline Verhaaren Tomkinson age 83, died April 24, 2017, at Pheasant View Assisted Living Center of natural causes.

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Contact: Veronica Nelson, phone: 289-3589, email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Fax 289-3599

A geology trips is being offered by the Great Basin College during the Spring Semester.  These are introductory classes with no prerequisites.

Topaz Mountain and the West Desert, Utah (Geol 299) on May 5-7 will examine geologic features ofthe West Desert and Ancient Lake Bonneville.  Discussions will focus on the geology of Topaz and other mineral deposits, trilobites volcanoes and ancient Lake Bonneville.  Stops include Crystal Ball Cave, Tule Spring, Sinbad, Topaz Mountain, and the trilobite digs at Antelope Spring.  Classroom meeting is Friday at the Ely Great Basin College Campus, Room 116 from 6-9 pm.  Travel on Saturday and Sunday in Tule Valley, Marjum Canyon, and Topaz Mountain.

 Participants must be registered and complete required Team Travel and Class Waiver forms one week prior to class.  Each field trip is one credit and costs $117.  Travel is at student’s expense.  All maps, charts, and discussions will be provided.  Attendees must provide their own reliable transportation-preferably with four wheel drive.  Camera, binoculars, hand lens and other outdoor gear are recommended.

For more information or field trip details call Veronica Nelson, Ely Center Director at 775 289-3589 or course instructor John Breitrick at 775 238-0508.

Great Basin College is a member of the Nevada System of Higher Education and governed by the Board of Regents. The college is regionally accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities.