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Separate sealed bids for construction of the Fillmore City Airport BLM Containment Area Improvements will be received by Fillmore City from bidders. Bids will be publicly opened and read aloud at 2:00 pm on February 22, 2018 at the Fillmore City office located at 75 West Center St. Fillmore, Utah. The work to be performed under this project shall consist of furnishing all labor, materials and equipment required to construct the facilities and features called for by the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and as shown on the DRAWINGS. This project includes the reconstruction of 8,000 sq. ft. of concrete pavement and construction of two containment basins. Plans and specifications have been prepared by Sunrise Engineering, Inc. and will be available after January 18, 2018 on their website plan room at http://www. sunrise-eng.com. Click on “Plan Room” at the bottom of the homepage. Bidders must register and sign-in and choose to become a plan holder to obtain access to CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and DRAWINGS. Notices regarding changes/amendments to the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS and DRAWINGS will be sent to the e-mail address associated with the bidder’s registration. Bidders are responsible to maintain current and correct contact information and check the plan room often to receive updates or additional documents/ changes/amendments. The ENGINEER for this Contract will be Sunrise Engineering, Inc. and they will be represented by Brandon Stephenson as Project Manager. Published in the Millard County Chronicle Progress February 7, 14, and 21, 2018.

Oak Creek Irrigation Company has received a written request to replace a lost, destroyed, or wrongfully taken share certificate # 299 currently issued in the name of The Lovell Family Trust-Owner. Any interested person may file a written notice of objection with the Oak Creek Irrigation Company at its office located at 330 W. 100 N. Oak City, UT 84649. Unless a written notice of objection to the issuance of a replacement share certificate is filed with the Oak Creek Irrigation Company within 60 days after the last day of publication, including a written notice of objection from a protected purchaser, a replacement share certificate will be issued to the person requesting that the replacement share certificate be issued, and the original share certificate will be permanently cancelled on the records of the Oak Creek Irrigation Company. Published in the Millard County Chronicle Progress February 7, 14, 21, 2018

Serious charges are pending for five DHS students allegedly involved in a criminal incident during a return trip on an activity bus recently. The Millard Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) is investigating the incident involving minors and a victim, and the Millard School District is re-evaluating procedures to ensure student safety.

MCSO Captain Jacobson said that those involved were participants on the same school team and that “we’ve included findings that we believe could amount to hazing. The Millard County Attorney’s Office is reviewing all the information with us to finalize charges. Until such time, we won’t predict publicly that outcome.”

“Student confidentiality rights of those involved, both victims and perpetrators, preclude us from sharing further details,” School Superintendent David Styler said. “We can confirm that we are aware of and have been dealing with this situation. Preliminary discipline and safeguards are in place and further appropriate steps will be taken if and when appropriate.”

The chaperones were actually spread throughout the bus at various times but the inappropriate activities did not rise to a level that caught their attention,” Superintendent Styler said. “Appropriate placement of chaperones will be an area we will be discussing.”

The Millard Sheriff’s Office would not give particulars on the active investigation because the individuals involved were minors. “Serious criminal charges have been referred to the Fourth District Juvenile Court,” Captain Richard Jacobson said.

“While we conducted a criminal investigation into this incident, we also worked closely with the high school and school district. Between our authorities, the behaviors and actions have been addressed, whether found to be criminal or complicit,” Jacobson said.

Superintendent Styler said that moving beyond getting the involved students the appropriate assistance, attention would be turned to steps and procedures to put into place. Those steps would be discussed in community councils, principal’s meetings, and board meetings.

“As always, we invite our public to lend to the conversation as we work to find solutions,” Styler said.

He said that he was grateful to the coaches and administrators for their quick attention to the needs of those involved.

“We have great kids. That may have caused us to be a bit more complacent on all of our buses than we can afford to be,” Styler said. “Things like this aren’t planned, but they can happen because kids in the wrong circumstances sometimes do very foolish things.”

Styler said that the goal of all extra-curricular activities is to help build good young men and women of high values and ideals. “Winning is and has always been a nice side-effect of doing those things. In Millard County, winning is the fringe benefit of doing the right things for the right reasons… never the ultimate goal,” Styler said.

Sept. 11, 1931 ~ Jan. 31, 2018

Bonney Droubay passed away peacefully the morning of January 31, 2018.

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Jan 16, 1925 ~ Feb. 2, 2018

Ava Bishop Losee, age 93, passed away peacefully in Delta, Utah on February 2, 2018.

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Apr. 9, 1942 ~ Jan. 30, 2018 

Revenna Atwood Winfield, 75, peacefully passed away January 30, 2018 at the home of her daughter and son-in-law in Longview, Washington.

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May 20, 1976 ~ Feb. 1, 2018

Jeffrey Don Gates, 41, our dearest son, brother, uncle, and friend passed from this life February 1, 2018, surrounded by his family.

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Sevier County – Unsafe ice conditions have forced the Division of Wildlife Resources to cancel one of Utah’s most popular fishing events.

The Fish Lake Perch Tournament, scheduled to begin on Feb. 24, will not be held this year.

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