BYEMOOR/ENDIANG NEWS — Dust off your cowboy boots and grab your jeans, the 23rd annual Byemoor Bull-a-Rama sponsored by the Sullivan Lake West Agricultural Society is coming up Friday, April 14 at the arena in Byemoor.
Doors open at 6 p.m., starting off with a mini-trade show and beef-on-a-bun served. Bull riding commences at 7:30 p.m. and a dance follows from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Admission is $20 per person and includes the bull bustin’ and the dance. Family rate is $50 per family for the bull bustin’. Children six years and younger are free.
Byemoor Hotel is hosting a steak supper at the hotel from 3 to 7 p.m. in conjunction with the Bull-a-Rama.
Congratulations to Kirk and Twila Buchwitz on the birth of their fourth son, Riggin Nat Buchwitz, on Tuesday, March 28 in the Stettler hospital. Riggin weighed eight pounds 10 and a half ounces. He is welcomed by big brothers Ryder, Bronc and Colter.
Congratulations also to the local grandparents Robert and Sheila Buchwitz. Riggin is their seventh grandchild.
Twila’s mother Sandi Hodgson from Melfort, Sask. spent some time with Kirk and Twila and family, lending a helping hand and getting acquainted with the newest member of the Buchwitz-Hodgson family.
Endmoor Drop-In Centre crib winners over the past couple weeks included: March 23 — 1. Rita Stiles, 2. Jean Mappin. March 30 — 1. Lawrence Wilkie, 2. Vi McCarty.
Sympathy is extended to the family of Amy (nee Nixon) Bates who passed away in Stettler on March 29 at the age of 89 years. Amy was raised in the Byemoor district. Predeceased by all her brothers and sisters, including her twin sister Alice, Amy was the last surviving member of the Jack and Christena Nixon family.
Our thoughts are with Amy’s husband Frank, their sons and their families in their loss.
The funeral service for Amy will be held on Friday, April 7 at 2 p.m. at the Stettler Funeral Home.
Rob, Rhonda and Hunter Maginn, along with Ryan Yates, Cade Wilkie, the Maginn’s nephew from Drumheller and friends from Calgary enjoyed a few days of skiing at Sunshine Village Ski Resort near Banff.
Congratulations to Gary and Dolores Pearson who celebrated their 40th wedding anniversary on Friday, March 31. Best wishes for many more happy anniversaries, Gary and Dolores.
Carol Stulberg enjoyed celebrating her 85th birthday on Sunday, April 2 with a family dinner in Stettler. She was also the guest of honour at the home of grandson Tyler and Samantha Stulberg for birthday cake and a family gathering.
Brenda Zeimer of Vancouver, B.C. is visiting in the Endiang district for a week. She took in her Aunt Carol Stulberg’s birthday celebration and was also a guest with her sister and brother-in-law Linda and Bill Smith, as well as visiting other family members.
Mark your calendars for the Mother’s Day pancake breakfast at the Endiang Community Hall on Sunday, May 14. Breakfast goes from 9 a.m. until noon and is sponsored by the Endiang Board of Trade.
Humour for the day — “Evening news is where they begin with ‘Good evening,’ and then proceed to tell you why it isn’t.”