Crib tournament next week

"A million dollar rain" is what Sunday and Monday's rain was said to be, with up to two inches reported in places.

“A million dollar rain” is what Sunday and Monday’s rain was said to be, with up to two inches reported in places;  this after several days of over 30 degrees in the shade.


Fred and Velvet Entwisle headed to Craven, Saskatchewan on Thursday for the Craven Country Jubilee.  Here they experienced temperatures over 40 degrees, but thoroughly enjoyed the four days of concerts with such names as Wes Mack, Dallas Smith, Ricky Skaggs, Brett Kissel, Blake Shelton, The Bellamy Brothers, Colt Fort and Jason Aldean.  It was a family get together with Velvet’s sister and family joining them.  They returned home Monday.

Also at the jamboree was junior steer and bull riding, song writer’s circle, Leopold’s Honky Tonk Saloon and a hypnotist.


The Stettler United Church was the setting for a beautiful wedding for Barrett Norman and Lyndon Swatzky on Saturday, July 11.  Barrett is the youngest son of Karen (Clarke) and Rod Norman.  Grandfather Lawrence Clarke, Larry and Sheila, Joanne and Stewart, Connie and son Mitch were all in attendance.  The reception and dance was held at the Stettler Hall.

Congratulations to Barrett and Lyndon.


The Heritage Society is having a crib tournament at Heritage Place (Gadsby church building) on Thursday, July 23 beginning at 1 p.m.  Individuals or couples, all are welcome to attend.  There is a five-dollar entry fee.  For more information please call Margaret at 403 742 2117.


It was an exciting Sunday afternoon at the Calgary Stampede.  Even though the Cassidy brothers didn’t take home the big money, they did very well, each qualifying for the finals.  Congratulations Cody and Curtis.