The newly elected village council met on Tuesday evening, Oct. 10 for their organizational meeting. Dale Kent will remain the mayor, with Sherry Jamieson as the deputy mayor.
As in all small communities each member of the council takes on numerous responsibilities. Mayor Kent will sit on the East Central Ambulance, the Palliser Municipal service and the Shirley McClellan water council; Deputy Jamieson will be represented on the Paintearth Economic partnership, Regional Waste management and the Adult learning committees. Councilor Cordel will sit on the local hall board and the volunteer fire department boards. CAO Doris Cordel will be the representative on the Castor and District Housing Authority and Rose Koenraadt will sit on the Castor and District FCSS and the Castor/Halkirk Handi-van boards.
Our senior floor curling team, of Paul and Jacquie Dietrich, Rose Koenraadt and Cindy Nielson, were in Castor on Thursday for their tournament. The team placed fourth.
We extend sympathy to John and Judy deMos on the passing on John’s sister, Riny, in Calgary on Oct. 3. Services were held on Wednesday in Calgary.
Congratulations to Justin and Renee Fowler on the arrival of a baby boy, Logan James, born on Oct. 5 in Red Deer. Big sister, Grace, is thrilled with her new brother. Proud grandparents, Dan and Clara Fowler visited with the new grandson on Saturday, Oct. 7.
Jr. high students from Clearview and East Central school districts participated in cross country races held at the Circle Square Ranch on Tuesday, Oct. 10.
Dale and Melody Kent spent part of their Thanksgiving weekend visiting with their son and daughter in law, Greg and Laura who are now living in Peace River.
Coming up: Oct 21 – Elks annual Oyster Fry and White Elephant sale in the hall- doors open at 6: pm. Contact Dale or Mel at 884 –2456 for tickets; Oct. 24 – Seniors bingo at 1:30 in Centre; Oct. 26 – Regular bingo night at 7:30 in hall; Nov. 4- Elks district meeting at Hall; Nov. 4 – Vintage hand made or home made crafts, pre-Christmas sale by local artisans at the Senior Centre from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More table room – phone Bernice at 403-884 –2343; *Note – Time change – Fall back one hour; Nov. 5 – Halkirk Community Fall supper – “ turkey and all the trimmings” 4 to 7 pm, If you have extra carrots or potatoes phone Melody; *Note – Transfer station will be open Friday Nov. 10 instead of Nov. 11.