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Cedar Fort residents work together in cemetery
CEDAR FORT -- Equipped with tape measures, clipboards and work gloves, between 40 and 50 volunteers worked together Saturday, September 10, to map features and install road borders in the Cedar Fort Cemetery. Beginning at 6:30 a.m., Harry Draper cooked a hearty pancake-and-eggs breakfast for the early risers. Vickie Draper, president of the Sons and Daughters of Cedar Valley history preservation society, organized the mapping teams who then walked through the cemetery measuring and recordin
Hurricane Harvey hero has local connection
CEDAR FORT -- Linda Metcalf, local Cedar Fort resident, is doing more than just watching the Weather Channel's constant coverage of the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and surrounding areas. She's cheering on, from a distance, her nephew, Ken Barrow. Ken Barrow is an attorney who lives in the town of First Colony in the Houston area. He owns an 18-foot airboat that has become his key piece of equipment for doing what he loves: helping rescue people from natural disasters, sp
Town officials address accusation of rigged Q&A
CEDAR FORT -- At their August 22 meeting, town officials addressed a complaint by mayoral candidate Kelly Berry that questions asked at a recent meet the candidate night were targeted at her. The issue came up as Mayor Howard Anderson and the council discussed scheduling another meet the candidates night before the election. Berry said she felt the candidate question and answer session was unfair in that there were a lot of questions asked which only a few people would know the answers to.
Eagle Mountain Youth Council
EAGLE MOUNTAIN -- One way that Eagle Mountain has setup for the youth to get involved is through the Eagle Mountain Youth Council. The youth council is defined by Eagle Mountain City code in Chapter 2.45. It is designed to give the youth of the Cedar Valley (Eagle Mountain, Cedar Fort, and Fairfield) a greater knowledge of and appreciation for the cities' representative form of government. The council also is to help the mayor and city council solve problems by working directly with them. It
New town building for Fairfield
FAIRFIELD — Plans are moving forward on a new town building and museum. On July 20, the town council voted to authorize Mayor Brad Gurney to sign an agreement on the construction of a new town building and museum. Utah County will pay $300,000 towards the project and the state will contribute $1 million, Gurney said. The multipurpose room that was originally on the plans would need to be downsized or eliminated due to cost. He also said that the state is willing to give the town the existing com
Town officials look at July 24 celebration
Cedar Fort—In its July 25 meeting, the town council spent some time evaluating the July 24 celebration and planning for its future. The breakfast and raffle did well and despite an issue with flies that they plan to address next year, were well-received. The Lucky Square and baseball games were also popular. The run which went well and is now self-sustaining should start earlier in the future, Council Member Richard Stark said. There was also a concern about speeding vehicles including four-w
Cedar Fort enters county-sponsored decorative bull contest
The Utah County Fair on August 16-19 will not only fill the Spanish Fork Fair Grounds with the traditional prize-winning produce and livestock, but will also host a new community-themed contest featuring painted plywood bulls. Utah County Fair organizers provided the plywood cutouts to each city and town along with the challenge of decorating the bulls to represent their unique communities. Alisha Anderson designed Cedar Fort's entry for the bull contest and painted the bull with the help of
Sportclips "Where it's good to be a guy" is now serving Saratoga Springs, Eagle Mountain, and Cedar Fort. Opening on August 1st this new spacious store catering mostly to men and boys offers a unique haircutting experience. "You watch sports…We cut hair". The store is spacious with 5 giant TV's playing your favorite sports all day long. The store is decorated with a sports theme throughout. The walls contain a one of a kind collection of sports memorabilia featuring autographs of Bo Jackson, Arn
Cedar Fort council makes planning commission changes
CEDAR FORT—Several personnel issues were addressed at the May 23 council meeting. The town council appointed Autumn Blackner as the new town treasurer. Bart Berry was appointed to the planning and zoning commission. Planning Commission Chair Barry Miller told the council his term would end on June 30 and that they needed to look for a replacement. Dave Rose was put in as the planning and zoning vice chair. Fire chief Steve Bowen reported that the fire department was getting 13 to 14 new fire cre
Question and answer with Cedar Fort candidates
The Crossroads Journal recently gave each Cedar Fort mayoral and city council candidate the chance to respond to questions about the issues facing their community. Sixteen questions were sent to each of the candidates in the municipal elections that The Crossroads Journal covers. These candidates were given the opportunity to answer questions on a wide range of topics including; roads, development, family life, open space, schools and why they are running for office. Participation in the surv


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