Floor curling to begin

Sunshine and above zero weather (I think it’s the first since Dec. 1) is definitely the news of the week. With the exceptional cold weather and the post-Christmas blahs, it’s been pretty quiet around the village. But the action will be starting soon.

Sunshine and above zero weather (I think it’s the first since Dec. 1) is definitely the news of the week. With the exceptional cold weather and the post-Christmas blahs, it’s been pretty quiet around the village. But the action will be starting soon.

There’s a seniors’ meeting on Jan. 12 and that will be the start of floor curling. Just show up at 7:30 and throw your name in the hat. Regular hall board Bingo games start again on Jan. 14 and are held every two weeks. Player numbers are down, so grab a friend or two, and keep Bingo going in town. At the weekend of Jan. 16, the junior high will be hosting a basketball tournament. Come on down and cheer on our local youth.

Get well wishes go out to Paul Dietrich, who is home recuperating from shoulder surgery in Calgary hospital.

Congratulations to Tony Nichols and Clara Hillman, who were married in Castor on Saturday, Jan. 9. Several from our area were in attendence.

Congratulations to JD Johnson, Rocky Dahmer, Tony Nibourg, who, along with a Bashaw resident, won first in the A event at the Bashaw farmers curling bonspiel held this past week.

Mother Teresa school students are, once again, selling citrus fruits as one of their fundraising projects. Orders have to be in by Jan. 20.

Don’t forget, if you haven’t picked up your recent phone book, you can do so at the Snack Shack in Halkirk; remember to bring your card you received in the mail if you still have it.

Thanks to some local parents, the outdoor skating rink located on the school yard has been flooded and is ready for use.