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|Rights Holder||Allan R. Gibson, Nephi, Utah|
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Utoh Str.t-- Ft os o ,,c.cn. P.0. paX 13?T f e Tc- - City, Ct.h t'UlO s; f i i- miA s - t ' V y ? h. ? V . r Susan Sowby J tllllk utl I1 Serving Fast juab County Nice Place to Live! A a 4, 1978 to be crowned Saturday nite One of five Nephi girls will be crow'ned Miss Nephi for 1978-7on Saturday night, May 6, as the annual Miss Nephi pageant takes place. The pageant will be held at the Juab High School auditorium and w'ill begin at 8 p.m. The sponsors of the pageant are the Twentieth Century Club and Nephi City. The entrants are Colleen Warren, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Warren; Sharon Paxman, daughter of President and Mrs. Vaughn J. Paxman; Susan Sowby, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Rulon Sowby; Lisa Jackson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Harold Jackson; and Sherry Nielson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Winston Nielson. Miss Warren is a senior at Juab High School, where she has won many awards for her art woik. in the SterlShe was a runner-uof Central Utah comScholars ing also won has in She art. petition the schools Triple S award and many Block J" awards. She was Juab High Schools Harvest Ball Queen and was first attendant to Miss Juab. Colleen likes cooking, drawing, playing the clarinet and piano, and sewing. She plans to attend the College of Eastern Utah and obtain an associate of arts degree. Miss Paxman is also a senior at Juab High School. She was the schools representative to the Sterling Scholars of Central Utah competition in speech and drama. She enjoys creative writing, piano, and reading. She has had leading roles in two high school plays. She plans to study speech and drama at Southern Utah State College. Miss Sowrby has been a member of the Juab High School honor society for two years. She is a member of the high school type team and is the historian of the Future Homemakers of America club. She plans to study elementary education on leaving the high school, where she is a senior. She likes to sew, play the piano, and sing. She is also interested in art, volleyball, softball, and bad- 9 "rm p Sharon Paxman r i I r Dennis J. Stuart, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. Kay Stuart of Nephi, recently graduated from Brigham Young University with a bachelor of science degree in accounting from the universitys college of business. He is now employed by Utah Power and Light Company in Salt Lake City. His wife is the former Becky Greenhalgh, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Greenhalgh. ' 78-7-9 for cant er research Teachers, cops rninton Mas Jackson has been will a cheerleader at Juab High Sthool for three years, where she is a senior. She has also been Miss Juab, the Senior Ball queen, and an attendant to the Harvest Ball queen She plans to study elemen- tary education at Snow College Lisa likes dancing, reading, maciame. volleyball, and softball. M iss Nielson took second place honors in the American Legion Auxiliarys Ameiicamsm speech contest at Juab High School, where she is a senior. She plans to attend Snow College and will major in elementary education She plays the piano and the clarinet and enjoys working with children will reMiss Nephi for 1978-7ceive a scholarship to the school of her choice and will also participate m the Miss L'tah Pageant She and her attendants will represent Nephi City at various events around the state during the coming year. entrants will be nidged on poise, personality, Ixautv, a. id team composed of Sthool and Nephi Stake LDS Seminary faculty will play a team of basketball greats" from Juab Countys law enforcement groups at a benefit game tonight (Thursday) at the Juab High School gymnasium. All ticket revenue from the 7:30 m match will be donated to the p A The girls will have a pci sot al interview with the judges and present their swimsuit competition eailier in the day These events will not be open to the public. The girls will also be present at a judges tea" at 5 pm. This event is open only to Twentieth Century Club members and the judges. Evening gowm and talent events will be judged at the pageant. The theme of the pageant is Id Like to Teach the World to Sing." The entrants will sing the theme and present a dance based on the theme at the beginning of the pageant. In addition to this dance and song and the girls talent presentation, Miss Utah for 1978, Christy Deakin of Brigham City, will perform a special dance number; and two special vocal numbers will be presented by Cary Peterson. Emcee duties will be shared by Dr. Gary Tolboe and Miss Deakin. Admission to the pageant is SI 00 per person. ! Carl Howard and Richard Fairbanks prepare to do battle on Saturday TNPiioio night at a benefit game for the American Cancer Society. Flowers for the living She helps the Eagles!! by Roy E. Gibson It is veiy possible that several of the 17 young men who have achieved the Eagle Scouting rank m recent years in the Juab Boy Scout District never would have made it had it not been tor the inspiration given them by a Nephi lady Elva Neeley Lofthouse, scout i leader for the Primary in the Fust Ward, is proud of her boys, every one of them, but she is mighty' proud" of the 17 who have built on the basics she gave them to attain the Eagle rank. Mrs Lofthouse was born and raised in Franklin, Idaho, the community which was the first permanent LDS settlement in Idaho She attended school at Franklin, and after graduating from the high school there, married John Henry Lofthouse in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. Their early years were spent m Lewiston, Idaho, a short distance from her childhood home. Then she and her husband moved to Milford, Utah, where Mr. Lofthouse was employed by the Union Pacific Railroad. There Mr. and Mrs Lofthouse raised their famiwell-know- ly. At Milford, Mrs. Lofthouse was active in church and community'. She served for several years in the tourist influx Although Memorial Day is still some four weeks away, crew's at Yuba State Boating Park are getting everything in shape for an ing weekend. Meanwhile, the rebuilding of the Sever River Bridge Dam n Sunday School as a teacher, and then was ward educational chairman. In the Young Women s Mutual Improvement Association, Mr-- . Lofthouse taught the Bee- hive and Laurel classes, and served in the presidency She enjoyed her work m ward. She later served as stake sports director She - Ne-nh- Rangers prepare Yuba Park for but the ramp constructed three years ago on the east side of the reservoir in the area known as Painted Rocks is not usable at the present time. Eighteen camping areas have been provided at the park. The camp area- - have shelters, stoves, and trailer spaces. Water will lie turned into the ramping area's culinary system during the com- I -- v ? . U ' . 1 The old spillway surface had deteriorated so badly that cement had to lie scaled off the walls of the diversionway until solid concrete was reached. Workers are Please turn to page two Richard Fairbanks, Hoyt Olsen, Chris Dixon, Allan Sperry, Clark Greenhalgh, Fenton Broadhead, and Joe Christensen. Playing for the policemen will be Carl Howard, Dave Carter, Jim Stephensen, Randy Blackett, Paul Mangelson, K. E. Motes, Neil Bingham, and others. The Juab High School ProVita will march at halftime. I encourage everyone to come and bring their family and fronds. It should be an enjoyable evening for everyone." says Susan Scott, who is in charge of the event. Scout-O-Ram- a Cub Scouts, Scouts, Varsity Scouts, and Explorers from the East Juab County area will pre- sent their annual this Saturday at the Juab High Scout-O-Ram- a School football field. is the time skills and show Scouts their that to demonstrate the public what they do in Scouting. says Scott Johnson, Ephraim, the District Scout Executive. "The Elva N. Lofthouse coached both community and church girls softball teams for a total of 12 years. During her years in Milford and since coming to Nephi, she has worked in the Primary organization. She led girls classes for 13 years She was also the Trekker class leader for two y ears. She has completed ten years in scouting, two in Milford and eight in Nephi. She has served in both the Nephi Second and Nephi Tirst Wards. old As a leader of Scouts, it is her responsibility to give the boys a basic knowledge of scouting. Most of the boys she teaches achieve tenderfoot, second class, first class, and star scout status by the time of their graduation from Primary. Mrs. Lofthouse could not estimate how many hours a week she devotes to scouting. "Its not a Please turn to page three Three Ea-- t Juab County residents have filed for county posi- is progressing and should be completed by the middle of the summer, say spokesmen for Clegg Construction Company. The walls of the spillway should be completed by June 1. Tervort, set for Saturday, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Three file for county posts Charles Collins, a ranger at Yuba State Boating Park, cuts weeds in preparation for the spring opening of the park. Some 5,000 to 7.000 people are expected be there during the Memorial Day weekend. TNPiimo American Cancer Society. Admission prices are 81.50 for adults, 75 cents for students, and 50 cents for children. Faculty team members will be Charles MUlor, Georgia McGuire, David Decker, Lee Scott, Tom - 11-ye- spillway all Juab High 9 talent. do battle on basketball court expected influx of from 5,000 to 7,000 visitors on that first long weekend of the year. Approximately 3,000 persons visited the park during the Easter weekend, says Ranger Charles Collins of Levan, an assistant to Park Director Terry Larsen. Ranger Collins said that despite low water in the reservoir, boating is very good and several persons have been water skiing recently. The main boat launching ramp at the park is usable, Wayne Thomas Jenkins, son of Mr. and Mrs. Eluood Jenkins of Nephi, was among the April 21 graduates of Brigham Young University, Jenkins received a masters degree in guidance and counseling. He teaches at the LDS seminary near South Sevier High School. lS hlO Lisa Jackson Colleen Warren Ma Sherry Nielson IW I Miss Nephi wr' MP tions, according to Earl L. Warner, the Juab County Clerk Sheriff Robert L. Painter has filed for ret lection, as has County Treasurer Erma I. Goble. Sheriff Painter has bled on the Democratic ticket and Mrs. Goble has filed on the Republican ticket. Former county sheriff A. Duane Sperry has bled for election to the non partisan post of Just ( e of h Pr prp Scout-O-Ram- a Johnson says that the Cub packs, Scout troops, Varsity Scout teams, and Explorer posts will each present a booth" on an aspect of Scouting. We expect booths on Indian lore, pioneering, first aid, rope work, hobbies, and other Scout skills. There should also be an obstacle course" Johnson says. Scout organizations will also present a puppet show and boothes on electricity, the environmental importance of plants to man, and paper making. 11 The displays will be held from a.m. to 3 p.m. The Cub Scouts will hold a "Pine wood Derby" model car racing competition from 1 p.m. to 3 p m. Awards will be presented at 3 the persons or groups presenting the best booths and to the winners of the Pinewood Derby. Every Scout who participates will receive a special uniform patch and prizes will be presented to the Scouts who sell the most p m. to tickets. Admission to the event will be SI. 00 for adults and 50 cents for thoe from eight to 17 years of age. Children under eight years of age will be admitted free. Tickets are being sold by all local Scouts and may also be bought at the door." In case of bad weather, the event will be held at the Juab High School gymnasium.