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TWIR9: Pumpkin turnovers very good, football turnovers very bad 

COMMENTARY — This time of year is by far my favorite. Of course, football is in full swing. The weather is turning cool. The leaves are changing. And with Halloween and Thanksgiving just around the corner, pumpkin is everywhere. I love pumpkin. There’s pumpkin pie, pumpkin cake, pumpkin pudding, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin milkshakes, pumpkin butter, pumpkin […]

Concrete to Canyons program brings Las Vegas students to Zion National Park, Springdale, Utah, circa September 2014 | Photo courtesy of Zion National Park, St. George News

Las Vegas students go from ‘Concrete to Canyon’ in Zion National Park 

SPRINGDALE – In the program “Concrete to Canyons” over a five-week period in September and October, 110 elementary students from Las Vegas are participating in a three-day, two-night experience at Zion National Park. The program is designed to introduce urban youth to the wilderness and recreation opportunities in public lands. For most participants, these trips will be […]


DSU invites entries for Homecoming Parade 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie State University’s theme for its 2014 Homecoming Week is “There’s No Place Like Dixie,” with a number of events and activities the campus and all community members are welcome to attend. One of the many Dixie Homecoming traditions is the annual parade, which will be held on Oct. 25. Lineup for the parade begins […]


Sen. Lee invites photo submissions, Honor Utah Veterans gallery 

SALT LAKE CITY — Sen. Mike Lee is collecting pictures through Instagram to display in his offices in honor of Veterans Day. “Utah is home to over 150,000 veterans.  While each veteran has their own unique experience in serving our country, our appreciation for their service is universal.  As we approach Veterans Day on November […]


St. George Book Festival is coming 

ST. GEORGE — The Utah Humanities Council is gearing up for its 17th annual book festival with some 150 events scheduled throughout September-November, all geared toward exploration of ideas through interaction with guest and local authors in 20 communities throughout the state. The St. George Book Festival is among those with a full week of events devoted to books […]


Relationship Connection: I am losing my identity 

Question My wife asked me to leave our home over a year ago. She says she doesn’t want to reconcile but isn’t interested in divorce – we’ve been married 32 years and have 4 kids. I don’t want a divorce but hate being in limbo. I rarely see her nor do I hear from her […]

Dixie vs. Snow Canyon, St. George, Utah, Sept. 30, 2014 | Photo by Robert Hoppie,, St. George News

Region 9 roundup: Dixie soccer shuts out SC; top three VB teams all sweep 

ST. GEORGE — Dixie forged ahead into first place and Desert Hills climbed into a tie for second as Tuesday featured some intense soccer action in Region 9. The Flyers, behind Taylor Whitson’s sixth shutout of the 2014 season, blanked Snow Canyon 2-0 Tuesday night. The defending state champs were in a tight game in […]


False kidnapping report leads to arrest of 2 

CEDAR CITY — One adult male and one juvenile male were arrested Tuesday by the Iron County Sheriff’s Office following a traffic stop to investigate reports of a kidnapping. The Cedar City Communications Center broadcasted an attempt to locate on a vehicle traveling south on I-15 through Utah. The broadcast stated that a juvenile in the […]


Region 9 Round Table: Highlights, interviews and stats from Week 6 

ST. GEORGE — Region 9 Round Table is back for the 2014-2015 football and basketball season, where fans can watch highlights and interviews, check out the stats and standings and hear the latest from STGNews sports editor Andy Griffin and ESPN SportsRadio’s Devin Dixon. In association with Southern Utah LIVE, CEC-TV, ESPN SportsRadio 106.1 FM, KCSG-TV […]


Nevada man arrested for drug possession with intention to distribute 

CEDAR CITY — After a routine traffic stop Sunday afternoon, a Cedar City Police officer arrested a 34-year-old Nevada man for possession of multiple drugs with the intention to distribute. At 4:33 p.m. Sunday, Cedar City Police Officer Clint Pollock stopped Danh Nguyen, of Mesquite, Nevada, for failing to signal. During the traffic stop, Pollock discovered marijuana and […]


Divorced couple arrested for stealing $40,000 from elderly mother 

CEDAR CITY —  A 36-year-old man and a 36-year-old woman, formerly married but now divorced, were taken into custody by Cedar City Police Thursday after admitting to theft and forgery. Heidi Lynn Macy and Wallace Limb were arrested after Macy’s former mother-in-law, Limb’s mother, discovered $40,000 had been taken from her bank account. On Aug. 27, Georgia Limb, […]


Red Storm Recap: Football shows improvement; Spikers are red hot 

ST. GEORGE — The Dixie State Red Storm volleyball team remained undefeated in conference, sweeping three matches on the road. They will face stiffer competition this weekend at home. The football team made great strides offensively and stayed with preseason conference favorite Azusa Pacific for three quarters before losing. Both men’s and women’s soccer lost […]

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