First Babies of 2019 Have Already Arrived!

RICHFIELD – Sevier Valley Hospital Welcomes First Baby of 2019 Sevier Valley Hospital welcomed their first baby of the new year on Tuesday, January 1 at 8:09 a.m. Kimber Kate Hutchinson, a baby girl weighing five pounds 11 ounces and measuring 19.25 inches long, was born to Abigail and Scott Hutchinson of Salina. She was delivered by Dr. Britney Bunot. […]

Yoland McInelly

MESA, ARIZ./ESCALANTE – Yoland Porter McInelly, 76, was reunited with her sweetheart Dave, surrounded by her children, on January 5, 2019, in Mesa, AZ. She was born on March 13, 1942 in Richfield, Utah, the last child to Roland and Mina Haws Porter. She married Dave C McInelly, April 11, 1960 in Escalante, Utah. The marriage was solemnized December 4, […]

Millard Hatch

PANGUITCH – Millard Claude Hatch, 59, returned to his Heavenly Father on January 4, 2019 in American Fork. He was born March 16, 1959 to Claude and Suzann Barney Hatch in Panguitch, Utah. Millard was married for a short while to Shelly Limb. Millard grew up in Panguitch attending elementary, middle and high school, graduating in 1977. He served an […]

Gwen Magleby

RICHFIELD – Gwendolyn “Gwen” Jensen Magleby, 80, passed away peacefully in her home on January 6, 2019 after a 5 year battle with cancer. Gwen was born in Richfield on July 6, 1938 to Vance Kermith and Allie DeLean Anderson Jensen. She married her high school sweetheart, Alma Gray Magleby, on September 11, 1958 in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. […]

Retiring Board Member Ken Platt Honored for Service to Garfield School District

At the regular meeting of the Garfield County School Board on December 12, Ken Platt was recognized for his past service to the citizens of Garfield County. Ken was elected to the Garfield County School Board in November of 2006 representing the Bryce Valley area. Ken served in various capacities including a regional representative with the Utah School Boards Association […]

Gunnison Valley Bank to Merge with State Bank of Southern Utah

CEDAR CITY/GUNNISON – State Bank of Southern Utah (“State Bank”) is pleased to announce that Gunnison Valley Bank will merge with State Bank and become a State Bank branch in Gunnison, Utah. Eric J. Schmutz, President and CEO of State Bank announced that both boards of directors have approved the merger and a definitive agreement has been signed. The transaction […]

Celebrating Cultural Heritage Through Music and Dancing: 4-H Youth Program and Community Dinner

WAYNE COUNTY – From the drums and flutes played by Native peoples to the fiddles and banjos introduced to Wayne County by the pioneers, music and dancing have always played an important role in local culture. The Southern Paiute people have historically been known for their flutes, rasps, drums, and rattles used in social dances and singings such as the […]