Busy community schedule ahead

The first crib match of the season was held Tuesday evening at the Endmoor Drop-in Centre.

Byemoor/Endiang News

The first crib match of the season was held Tuesday evening at the Endmoor Drop-in Centre. Top crib player was Dot Wasdal with Bob Smyth taking second place. Next crib meet is on Oct. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

Dan and Verla Buchwitz are home from a month-long vacation. They drove to Branson, Missouri where they spent three weeks. They reported taking in more than 30 shows and thoroughly enjoyed the entertainment.

Regular business hours have resumed at the restaurant in Endiang now that Dan and Verla are back home. The only exception is they will be closed on Oct. 18 for a funeral and on Oct. 19 in support of the Byemoor fall supper.

Jim and Maureen Wasdal and Russ and Linda Kobi arrived home Sunday evening from a week spent in St. George, Utah and Las Vegas. The men played with an Alberta slo-pitch ball team at the Huntsman World Senior Games in St. George. Although they didn’t win all their games, they all reported having a fantastic time.

We bid farewell to Thelma Keast who has moved to a seniors’ lodge in Airdrie. She will be closer to her family at that location — daughter Dona near Irricana and son Les in Calgary. Her grandson Stacey is now working in Calgary. Thelma has been a life-time resident and a very active member of our community. We wish you well in your new surroundings, Thelma.

Mickey Tucker hosted a get-together at her home on Wednesday for Irene Brooker. Several ladies of the neighbourhood gathered to bid Irene farewell as she relocates to Hanna. We wish Irene all the best in her new location.

Angeline Mappin was honoured with a bridal shower at the Byemoor hall on Wednesday evening. She was showered with many useful gifts. Angeline and Lindsey Shadlock will be married on Oct. 18 in the Hand Hills with the reception and dance to be held in Drumheller.

Congratulations to Michelle and Gordon Borgestrom on the arrival of their second daughter Abigail at the Stettler hospital on Oct. 7. Abigail weighed four pounds 13 ounces. The wee one will be welcomed at home by big sister Dustee. The Borgestroms are new to our community, moving earlier this year to the Carlgren acreage near Endiang.

The Albert Pratt farm sale is set for Oct. 18 at the former Joe McCormick farm southwest of Byemoor. The sale features farm machinery, antiques and collectables.

Don and Leona McLearn of Armstrong, B.C. were recent guests with Garnet and Marianne McLearn. The men are brothers.

It’s that time of year again for the re-organization of the 4-H beef clubs and the Byemoor club is no exception with its first meeting held on Tuesday. The clubs will be weighing their calves in early November. Any new members still wishing to join may contact Tara Schilling at 403-323-0469 for further information.

Ken and Eleanor Schultz hosted many campers in their yard the past two weekends for wood cutting bees. Many trees were cut and split into firewood for use in the winter months. The group enjoyed the event along with meals, bonfires and much visiting.

A few local folks attended the wedding of Chelsey Damberger and Todd Murat at Rosalind on Saturday. Bridesmaids included local girls Dara (Green) Hallett and Nicole (Keith) Devaleriola.

The district has welcomed many duck and goose hunters the past few weeks from various areas. Among the visiting hunters was Dr. Sandy Muir of Armstrong, B.C. on his annual hunt. As usual, he came with many boxes of B.C. fruit to give away to friends here.

Favourable weather has seen many farmers complete their grain harvest for another year. Reports are that yields were average.

Coming events — Oct. 15 — Flu clinic at the Byemoor School from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Oct. 15 — “Stage Fright” illusion show at the Byemoor hall at 7 p.m. Oct. 19 — Byemoor fall roast beef supper at the Byemoor hall at 4-7 p.m. Oct. 25 — Shirley Campbell’s 80th birthday celebration at the Byemoor hall at 2 p.m.

Smile for the day “Money: The mint makes it first and it’s up to us to make it last.”