Keep your library books until Sept. 1

A popular exhibition – The model train display at the Agriplex drew participants to Big Valley from as far away as Calgary and Swift Current and it was followed with interest.

Dorothy Annable has another grandson, Wendy’s daughter Lindsay had a baby boy in St. Albert August 14th, Viktor Adrian weighing 7lbs 13oz, a brother for Darian. This is the fourth great grandson for Dorothy.

The Big Valley Library will be closed from Aug. 18 to Aug. 31, and will re-open Sept. 1. All books on loan can be returned on the opening day. If you are interested in volunteering at the library, they can always use the help.

The Big Valley Stealers held their annual slo-pitch tournament with 15 teams participating. A Event -1st Jagger Bombers, Red Deer; 2nd Big Valley Stealers, B event- 1st Suchoo, Three Hills, 2nd Shaggin, Olds. C Event 1st- Free Beer, Red Deer, 2nd Canadians, Three Hills. The Stealers thank the Ag Society for working so hard to have the new concession booth ready for the tournament.

The new building is a huge improvement to the diamond facility.

The Free Mo Model Train display was open to the public on Saturday and Sunday, Aug, 15 and 16 in the Agriplex, with 37 participating modules, and 29 different owners coming from Quesnel, Camrose, Calgary and Swift Current. The total layout was 355 feet long.

Condolences to Sharon Bremer, Lucille Hampton and families on the passing of their mother Irene Gogol in her residence in extended care in St Mary’s Health Care Centre in Trochu. Funeral services were held on Monday Aug. 17 in Rumsey.

The Big Valley golf course held their night golf on Saturday, tee off was at 10 p.m. with 28 showing up to try their luck in the dark. First place went to Berri Shirley and Sharon Duncan, second to Dennis Kyncl and Teresa Greig, with third to Curt Watts and Myra Greig.

Wayne and Phyllis Garrison returned home from their holiday in Australia; their son showed them a pretty extraordinary time taking them to all sorts of places. They were glad to be home, but I think Phyllis would be ready to leave again any time.

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