Don’t forget to visit railroad club

The Halkirk Prairie short line railroad club will be at the mini arena most Sundays from 2 till 4 p.m. unless it’s very cold and/or stormy.

Halkirk Herald

The Halkirk Prairie short line railroad club will be at the mini arena most Sundays from 2 till 4 p.m. unless it’s very cold and/or stormy. To check out the display, go on the website for the village at and go to community facilities.

President of the club, Nick had the display open for Halloween and is always pleased to show folks around.

Sympathy from the community goes out to the family of Lawrne (Lefty) Airey of Sundre, who passed away last weekend in the Red Deer hospital. A family memorial was held on Saturday, Nov. 8 in Stettler with interment in the Gadsby cemetery.

The Airey family story is on page 270 of Home Fires volume 1 and page 31 of Volume 2.

Get well wishes go out to Rose McColeman, who has been a patient in the Castor hospital for the past two weeks.

Special greetings go out Irene Schilling who celebrated a milestone birthday on Friday, Nov. 7.

Byemoor 4-H beef club held their weigh in on Sunday, Nov. 2 with 13 members. Tara Schilling is the club leader. She has several assistants including Lorna and Lorrisa Schilling and Suzanne Sorensen. Club members from our area include Abby, Bailey and Ray Musgrove, Shayla Schilling as well as Natalie, Zack and Coy Schilling.

Members meet once a month at a community event or workshop. Their next event is selling Christmas trees and sponsoring photos with Santa at the Byemoor Santa days on Saturday, Dec. 6.

Harold and Velma Chick accompanied David and Linda on a road trip to southern Alberta a couple of weeks ago. They stopped in Claresholm to visit Velma’s cousins, Bob and Kay McKee; toured the Mormon Temple at Cardston and went on to visit their niece, Donna Wiltse in Medicine Hat.

Coming up: Nov. 13 – regular bingo at the Hall at 7:30; Nov. 15 – Southern Gospel music with music by Singing Hill following a pot-luck supper at 6 p.m. in the Community Hall. Pastor Jim Culham from Castor is the organizer of this popular annual musical event. Nov. 18 – Operation Christmas child shoeboxes are to be at the school ready for shipment; Nov. 26 – meet and greet afternoon tea, everyone welcome a good chance to meet the new people of town; Dec. 7 – Elks annual Breakfast with Santa and bake sale.


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