The Price City Community Progress Committee took time to visit five Price homes and awarded them with the Yard-of-the-Month award, which is a part of the “All Spruced Up” award program, on Thursday.
Yards around the community are judged on curb appeal and a following set of categories or criteria: neatness, clean and orderly, most beautiful, display of water conservation, uniqueness, well-trimmed curb and gutter and clean parking strip.
This season, the Chairmen’s Award was added. The award is decided on by the entire committee who chooses a property owner who sets an excellent example of taking pride in maintaining their property in the community. This year’s award was given to Wilson and Evelyn Henderson.
Dona and Stanley Hunt, who also won an All Spruced Up award, have an interesting history regarding the bricks used to make their fencing. Stanley is a Green River native while Dona hails from Idaho. Stanley once took a fishing trip there, where he says he caught his wife.
Dona relocated to Green River with Stanley, where she blessed him with seven children. The final two were born in a medical clinic in Green River, which has since been demolished. When Stanley heard of this, he traveled from Price, where he was living at the time, back to his hometown. He gathered the bricks there, brought them to his home and built his pristine fence with them, even though he had never worked with bricks before. The Hunt’s have been married for a goal-worthy 66 years.
The Hunt and Henderson families weren’t the only two that won yard awards, however. Awards were also given to Yvonne Hamby, Travis Procarione, and Calvin and Vikki Christiansen. As always, Price City and the Community Progress Committee would like to thank the citizens for taking pride in their home and town.