Halkirk students among those attending Gus Wetter’s spring prom

One hundred and sixty plus gathered to enjoy the Elks annual “Mother’s Day” pancake breakfast on Sunday morning.

HALKIRK HERALD — One hundred and sixty plus gathered to enjoy the Elks annual “Mother’s Day” pancake breakfast on Sunday morning. As usual there were several multi-generation families present. Each lady was given a carnation to take home. A great job by the guys, who had a little help from our younger generation.

The seniors met for their monthly potluck supper and meeting on Tuesday evening, May 16. Floor curling has come to an end for the summer and the last senior bingo will be held on June 6. A wind-up potluck supper will be held on June 20 at 6 p.m.

Capital Power hosted a come and go informational session on the proposed Halkirk 2 wind project on Tuesday, May 16 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the community hall. The proposed project supports Alberta’s commitment to develop new sources of renewable energy. Attendees were treated to beef on a bun.

Halkirk students are being honoured at this year’s Spring Prom ceremony at Gus Wetter on Friday, May 26. They are Tiana Gamroth, Liam Grice, McGuire Kent, Leif Neufeld and Madelyn Schauer. Congratulations to all of you, well done!

We extend our sympathies to the Coleman family from the Gadsby/Westwoods area on the passing of Loralea on May 10. Loralea was a regular bingo player in Halkirk before her move into Stettler.

Kathy Muncy and Rhonda Walgenbach spent a week in Midland, Texas, where they attended the graduation of Kathy’s grandson, Jared, from the Midland college with a certificate in Diesel Mechanics. Jared is the son of Keith and Abbi Muncy. Weather was very hot and dry and so they were pleased to see the green grass on their return home.

Coming up: May 25 hall board regular bingo commences at 7:30 p.m.; May 27 Halkirk hosts household hazardous waste, electronics and paint products roundup at the fire hall; June 18 Father’s Day; June 21 first day of summer; June 24 annual Manhunter competition at the Circle Square, for more details go to the Circle Square website or call 403-884-2444.


Just Posted

Stettler County campground broken into Nov. 13

Stettler RCMP looking for two suspects in B&E investigation

House fire blazes in Stettler Nov. 16

Stettler Fire Rescue responded to a house fire Nov. 16 at 72 St & 50 Ave. (Gregory Sylvester photo)

Stettler RCMP look for man who may have damaged power lines

Trailer hit overhead lines at Stettler service station in October

One man charged after Stettler RCMP answer stolen vehicle complaint

27 year old Jyles Uschenko is facing multiple charges

Semi collides with vehicle on Highway 2

Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit dealt with a call on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

‘The Man We Never Knew’ Nov. 11 in Stettler

‘The Man We Never Knew’ was recited Nov. 11 while poppies rained down on the cenotaph.

Dead boy’s father posts Facebook response after Appeal Court upholds conviction

David, Collet Stephan were found guilty in their son Ezekiel’s 2012 death from bacterial meningitis

Media gets hands-on training with the Canadian military

Black Press reporter Kendra Wong goes ‘undercover’ in Victoria to learn how to be the best she can be

Bank of Canada cautious of future rate hikes

The Bank of Canada remains cautious on future rate hikes due to low- inflation risk

London theatre received allegations against Kevin Spacey

The theatre said Thursday the 20 allegations deal with incidents between 1995 and 2013.

Da Vinci’s Christ painting sells for record $450M

The painting, “Salvator Mundi,” Latin for “Savior of the World,” is one a few paintings by Leonardo known to exist

Loblaws closing 22 stores, launching home delivery ahead of ‘difficult year’

“We are excited about our future. But…we expect 2018 will be a difficult year,” said Galen G. Weston, Loblaw CEO.

Ban moves ahead in B.C. against same real estate agent for buyer and seller

New real estate consumer protection rules to take effect in March

Most Read