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  • 2012 year in review part 2

More vandalism at Juab Fine Arts Audtorium. During a dance recital the women's restroom was vandalized. County considers installing surveillance cameras in the courthouse and ask parents to police their children during events.
Citizens question use, or non-use of the old Juab Middle School.
Eric Charlton charged with manslaughter in shooting death of his brother Cameron.
Proposed OHV ordinance in Levan creates lively discussion at public hearing.
Wood Hollow fire in Sanpete County sends plumes of smoke over Nebo. Nephi City considers canceling 4th of July fireworks.
Weddings: Nickelle Carter and Gregory Johnson; Diana Westring and Conrad Laga; Tiffany Smith and David Asay; Tiffany Shaw and Chad Taylor; Tyrell Memmott and Kayley Jackman; Russell Nielson and Ambre Monson; Shanna Painter and Dallas Magnusson; Jessica Lynn and Kyle Stokes; Camron Baker and Sarah Batholomew.
Missionaries: Homecomings: Chelsey Weight, Kyler Jones, Jordan Park.
Clay Springs fire in Millard County "stinks up the place" with smoke. As of the fourth of July, the fire had burned 99,671 acres and injured two people. Cost of fighting the fire was estimated at $6.1 million.
SR 31 reopens after Seeley Fire moves through Emery County which burned in Fairview Canyon and Huntington Canyon.
Juab County building authority approves Memorandum of Understanding for the building of a new courthouse in Nephi.
County fire warden urges residents to be aware of fire restrictions set due to high fire danger.
Welcome to the 78th Annual Ute Stampede. Hap White was named as Grand Marshal for the Mammoth Parade. Dave Carter was Grand Marshal of Western Parade. A downpour during the Mammoth parade didn't wash away the fun people had watching it.
Mona City mayor says fireworks on the 24th of July are a-go. Fire chief said conditions were safe unless a strong wind occurred.
Emalie Jones Peel named Grand Marshal of Mona 24th celebration.
Marion and Fern Wankier named Grand Marshals of Levan 24th celebration.
Mona Pioneer Day Royalty were Dylan Peck, Abigail Wankier, King Paxton Fait, Queen Cassidy Hoffmeier, Claire McQuiston, and Cooper Garfield.
Bathing Beauty winners were Kamaree Jackman, Ariel Mickelson, Camrie Pexton, Chelsie White, and Deanna Mickelson.
Because of federal mandates, schools in the district changed school lunch prices.
School district optimistic that contractors will fix sinking Red Cliffs Elementary. School officials say they still weren't sure what caused the geopier to fail.
Splash Pad has Grand Opening. Miss Nephi cuts the ribbon and patrons got to enjoy the new facilities at the swimming pool.
Weddings: Megan Bonzo and Jacob Aldred; Lindsey Gray and Makay Mortensen; Ashley Rollins and Chad Jenkins; Shawny Ivie and Tyrell Allred; Lauriejo Skeem and Cody Hansen; Kelsi Andersen and Rorry Hiskey.
Missionaries: Farewells: Tevan Valtinson, Jakob South, Ryan Worwood. Homecomings: Bryan Harris.
Alicia Johnstun crowned Miss Juab County. Attendants were Jaidy Warner and Ashley Yates.
Hunters lead sheriff's department to large marijuana grow in rural Juab County. The grow consisted of over 5,000 plants.
Police arrest suspect in auto burglaries. Daniel Mitchell was arrested and booked into the county jail of charges of auto burglary.
Biggest crowd ever at the Juab County Fair Demolition Derby.
Juab County signs Community Covenant to show support of military families.
Clover Substation Power Project should be completed in December 2012.
Pipeline project from North Salt Lake to Las Vegas is now in operation.
Area students go back to school. Biggest change is the lunch prices.
Four area juveniles injured in rollover accident near Mills. Students pay tribute to Samantha Guillory, the worst hurt in the accident, at football game.
Apparent suicide in Pole Canyon claims life of Arizona man.
Molli Graham selected to fill vacancy on Mona City Council after Philip Bandley resigns.
Weddings: Kevin Greenhalgh and Aysha Joiner; Justin Tycksen and Brittney Chapple; Karlie Feaman and Gavin Hyer; Kellsi Guillory and Jace Sperry; Lizzy Wilkey and Garrett Kite; Janna Green and Bennett Robinson; Hayley Webb and Matthew Langton; Marci Jo Robinson and Eric Johnson; Brian Brough and Holly Steele.
Missionaries: Farewells: Fellipe Sebastio, Jalen Stephensen, Kellon Izatt Homecomings: Quinn Simons, Marina Orme, Tyrell Vance, Cody Savage.
Mona City signs Community Covenant to show support for military families.
High winds and bad weather thought to cause of deadly plane crash in Nephi that claimed the life of flight instructor and student.
Victim identified in Yuba Reservoir drowning as Archie Brock, Taylorsville.
Levan Town signs Community Covenant to show support for military families.
Original contractors install alternate support system at Red Cliff Elementary after first system failed.
Kaitlyn Wright crowned Miss Salt Creek Outstanding Teen. Her attendants are Emma Brooks and Annee Izatt.
JHS Homecoming Royalty: Queen Samantha Guillory, King Tate Douglas, Court, Savanna Carter and Diego Carmona, Shamri Wright and Dillon Douglas, Adam Allred and Fallon Peterson, Dalton Gee and Rachelle Terry.
Nephi City holds postponed 4th of July fireworks after Homecoming game.
Felony charge dismissed in Charlton shooting case.
SWAT team sends in Explosive Ordnance Disposal team during a standoff with suspect. Suspect died of self-inflicted gunshot wounds.
Weddings: Ryan Elder and Kelsey Hansen; Kaylie Harris and Michael Harbrecht; Brett Hansen and Braidie Bown; Andrea Olsen and Carson Holm; Heather Morgan and Denton Larsen; Shuree Fulton and Broc Foerster; Julee Eyre and Troy Mortensen; Alisha Thomson and Jesse Coleman.
Missionaries: Homecomings: Gordon Drake Farewells: Clinton Dalton.
Prosecutors in Charlton shooting case request judge to reconsider lesser charges. The county attorney filed a request to let Charlton stand trial for lesser charges in the shooting death of his younger brother, Cameron. He would plead guilty to the lesser charge of Class A misdemeanor of negligent homicide, Class B misdemeanor carrying a weapon while under the influence of alcohol.
Lisa Blackett awarded UHSAA Drill Team Coach of the Year for 2011-2012.
Nephi City proclaims October as Domestic Violence Awareness Month.
School board seeks parental input on proposed changes to the elementary reading program. Kindergarten instruction is added 30 additional minutes.
Halloween Town kicks off with businesses decorating for the holiday. Nephi City held Main Street Trick-or-Treating on October 30.
8th grade football is state champion.
Red Cross urges blood donations in unaffected areas after Hurricane Sandy demolishes cities and towns on the East coast.
Weddings: Jessica Brooks and Skyler Berry; Jesse Allan and Megan Carter; Janelle Lund and Derek Johnson; Kendra Pedersen and Warren Clark; Morgan Davidson and Zac Diamond; Mariah Carter and Brady Talbot; Alyssa Lunt and Sage Taylor; Teisha Shepherd and Jordan Walker.
Missionaries: Farewells: Aaron Everitt Homecomings: Josh Richens, Jake Bradford.
Mona City discusses raising the price of burial plots in the new cemetery expanision.
Veteran's Day program was held on November 12 with a flag retirement program.
Juab County joins the efforts of Millard County to urge Governor Gary Herbert not to sign agreement with Nevada for use of water in the Snake Valley.
JHS Drama Department presents "The Mikado" as the fall musical.
5x5 block schedule seems to be working out for high school students. However, not all parents agree.
Levan residents would like to see more law enforcement presence in town to help curb crime.
Christmas Light Parade, "Light Up the World", was held on November 24th. Garrett Honda was the Grand Prize winner.
Duane Painter retires from the post office.
Norma Sherwood, aged 103, celebrates birthday with music.
Weddings: Chance Tolley and Valerie Larsen; Morgan Black and Tess McGhee.
Missionaries: Farewells: Spencer McPherson, Jackson Jones. Homecomings: Bryan Dinkel, Josh Schnurr.
Fourteen young men compete for title of Mr. Juab. Tagaloa Tapusoa was crowned Mr. Juab. Attendants were Sam Holladay, Jeff Rowley and Tate Douglas.
Snake Valley water agreement is postponed by Governor Herbert until the BLM study is finished.
Mona City raises burial costs to $200 for resident, and $800 for non-residents.
JHS Senior Ball Royalty: King Leland Clement, Queen Korryn Luker, Court, Blake Newey, Hailee Garrett, Samantha Guillory, Jason Richards, Rachel Christensen and William Baird.
Nephi City makes effort to ensure safety and efficiency of windows at the Old Gym.
Utah defense attorney with Nephi ties killed in accident near Fillmore. James Slavens was 54.
Missionary: Farewell: Jake Nielson
Weddings: Tiffany Kay and David Clark; Tom Adams and Alexx Marble; Jill Scott and Tyler Memmott; Caitlin Young and Tyler Hamilton; Nicole Brough and Austin Graff.