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Pageant schedule changed

Pageant schedule changed



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LOGAN, Utah (AP) -- Officials from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are cutting the schedule for an annual Cache valley church pageant in half. The Martin Harris Pageant will now only be held on odd-numbered years.

Rob Howell, a spokesman the Church, says the change is designed to ease the burden on local volunteers who produce the event. He says the alternate-year schedule will build more excitement and anticipation in production years.

The pageant tells the story of Martin Harris, one of three men who said he saw the golden plates church founder Joseph Smith claimed he discovered and translated into the Book of Mormon. The event has been held for 20 years.

For more information on the pageant, click the related link.

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Information from: The Herald Journal

(Copyright 2008 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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