Successes in minor hockey keep coming

Three curling teams from Byemoor School competed in the CARA bonspiel in Coronation on Thursday.

ENDIANG/BYEMOOR NEWS — Three curling teams from Byemoor School competed in the CARA bonspiel in Coronation on Thursday.

Those participating included: Gunnar Keith, Gage Hutton, Hunter Maginn, Rhett Walker, Sydney Jack, Rachel Yates, Ryder Buchwitz, William Brown, Keshna Jolicoeur and Ryley Mappin.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Betty Schofer who passed away in Stettler on Feb. 22. She was 88. Betty and her husband Len were longtime residents of the Byemoor community before retiring to Stettler. Betty leaves behind many beautiful memories. Our thoughts are with her family at this sad time. A funeral service was held for Betty on Saturday in Stettler.

Jean Mappin posted the top crib score at the Endmoor Drop-in Centre on Tuesday evening. Doug Harrold was once again one of the top players, placing second.

Happy 65th birthday wishes go out to former Endmoor resident Wayne Mohn of Botha. Wayne celebrated his milestone birthday on Feb. 28. We hope you enjoy those government cheques, Wayne.

Another milestone birthday marked on the weekend was the 40th birthday of Jennifer Knowles. Family and friends helped Jennifer celebrate her special birthday at the Endmoor Arena on Saturday.

Get well wishes are sent out to Don Grover who is recovering from hip-replacement surgery done in Calgary.

We extend sympathy to Frank and Edith James and family on the passing of Edith’s mother Mary Klamski on Feb. 24. Our thoughts are with the family in their time of loss of this fine lady.

Several from the Endiang-Byemoor area have taken in one of Castor Little Theatre performances of “I’ll Get My Man”, including a group from the Endmoor Drop-in Centre for the Friday performance.

Of local note, Rhonda (nee Schilling) Steinwand, formerly from Endiang, was among the talented cast.

Sincere sympathy is extended to the family of Lloyd Wesner, who passed away on Feb. 27 in Stettler at age 87. Lloyd was a longtime resident of the west Byemoor district. He was well-known for raising purebred Shorthorn cattle. When Lloyd and his wife Vivian retired, they moved to Erskine. Our thoughts are with Vivian and family at this time.

Congratulations to brothers Ryley and Brady Mappin on placing first and second respectively in junior public speaking in the Rumsey-Rowley 4-H Beef Club. Good luck Ryley and Brady at the district level of competition.

Congratulations to the local lads who play on the Delburne Outlaws Bantam hockey team on winning their first round of playoffs against Ponoka. Players from Byemoor, Big Valley and Delburne make up the team. They now advance to the second round of playoffs against The Three C’s (Castor, Coronation and Consort). Good luck boys on your next round.

The Big Valley Peewee Thunder are advancing to the Peewee C Provincials in Rimbey on March 10-13 after their win against Wainwright.

The Big ValleyAtom Swordmen won their first round of league playoffs against Coronation and advance to round two and will play against Caroline.

Good luck to all !!

Quote for the day “Happiness is an attitude. We either make ourselves miserable or happy and strong. The amount of work is the same.” Francesca Reigler