Back to back home games for Oil Kings

Though no one seems to be complaining about the wonderful weather

Big Valley Bulletin

Though no one seems to be complaining about the wonderful weather we have been experiencing of late, the subsequent melt has given us some very slippery streets creating a hazard to those wishing to get out for a bit of exercise. Big Valley’s Jubilee Hall is open on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 10 a.m. for indoor walking. Come check it out.

Our own Big Valley Oil Kings have had an awesome 2014/2015 season in the BRHL. The Kings’ next home games take place this weekend, Saturday, Jan. 31 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 1 at 2 p.m. both against the Bonneville Pontiacs. These will be the final two regular season games of the season. There will be 50/50, door prizes, raffles, Jankstar Oilfied shoot-to-win and beer gardens on Saturday night. Come on down to the Big Valley Agriplex to check out some great hockey action and help cheer on our team.

Fourteen players came out to enjoy an afternoon of crib at the Big Valley Inn on Sunday, Jan. 25. Stan Nattestad took first place, Lillian Kirtley took second and Dennis Johnson took third. Trudy Spence went home with the booby. Betty Bell won the regular draw and Diane Houghton won the 50/50. The Big Valley Inn crib players look forward to seeing everyone out again next Sunday, Feb. 1 at 1 p.m.

At the Big Valley Dropin Centre’s Wednesday, Jan. 21 crib night, first place went to Lynne, second to Dorothy, and third to Donna. On Sunday, Jan. 25, first went to Dave, second to Lynne and third went to Earl. Crib takes place every Wednesday evening at 7 p.m. and Sunday afternoon at 1 p.m. Canasta is scheduled for Mondays at 7 p.m. and floor curling takes place every Friday afternoon at 1 p.m.

The drop-in’s next community pancake supper is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 9 beginning at 5:30 p.m. The pot luck and meeting will be on Tuesday, Feb. 17 beginning at 12 noon. The drop-in centre is open from 8 a.m. to 9:30 or 10 a.m. every morning for coffee. Don’t forget memberships are due by the end of March.

Services at the Big Valley United Church take place at 11 a.m. on the second and fourth Sunday of each month.

The next meeting of the Big Valley Legion is scheduled for Monday, Feb. 2 at 2 p.m. at the Legion Hall.

Dog licenses are now due for the 2015. Prices are $10 for altered and $20 for unaltered canines until the end of February. After that, the rates will increase. Don’t forget to register you dogs.

Happy Birthday wishes for February go out to Bruce Cartier – 1, Tim Skocdopole – 1, Len Shaw – 2, Jan Boice – 3, Mikhyla Daychief – 5, Rebecca Johnston – 5, Hazel “Vandy” Koshure – 6, Colleen Shaw – 8, Gloria Saar – 8, Geneva Balcom – 9, David Webster – 10, Tammy Webster – 10, Chuck Houston – 11, Terry Annable – 11, Marion Annable – 12, Merrick Saar – 12, Jean Ross – 14, Murray Stewart – 14, Les McBride – 14, Anthony Daychief – 16, Keith VanHaga – 17, Sharon Duncan – 18, Caroline Anderson – 19, Shawn Nyuli – 19, Marie Brenchley – 20, Ryan Annable – 20, Andy Damen – 22, Kennedy Gridley – 24, Ryland Stefanik – 28

Happy anniversary to Allan and Nora Saar – 8.