Volleyball, cross-country running step up to plate at Mother Teresa



Volleyball season is in full swing and Mother Teresa School in Halkirk is able to field both boys’ and girls’ teams this year.

Home games are scheduled for Oct. 19 and 26, so visit the school and support the local kids.

Eighteen students from Mother Teresa participated in the CARA cross country run held at Theresetta in Castor on Tuesday.

Congratulations to Sherry Jamieson, who received her quarter-century award from ATCO Power last weekend. At a banquet in the Hotel Arts in Calgary, she was presented with the S.D. Southern plaque in recognition of and appreciation for her years of service. Hubby Doan accompanied her.

Matt Koenraadt represented the Halkirk Elks at a leadership educational session in Red Deer last Saturday and Sunday.

Next Tuesday (Oct. 18) is a busy day in Halkirk. Flu shots are available at the Senior Centre from 10 a.m. to noon. In the evening, the seniors are hosting their regular monthly pot-luck supper, followed by floor curling, while at Mother Teresa school, the students will be honoured at their awards night ceremonies, commencing at 7 p.m.

Some other dates to mark on your calendar are:

The Elks annual oyster fry and white elephant sale is Saturday, Oct. 22. All Elk members are challenged to donate an unusual item for the auction.

On Oct. 29, there will be a community pot-luck, followed by inspirational music at 6 p.m.

The Elks will host the community fall supper on Nov. 6 from 4 to 7 p.m. and they will be phoning the community for help with that big undertaking.

— Dorothy Anderson & Rose Koenraadt

Just Posted

Clearview Public Schools requesting modular classrooms for Gus Wetter School

School’s capacity decreased to 305 students from 358

Darrell Paulovich remembered after accident claims his life

A tragic accident claimed the life of a rodeo advocate over the weekend

The soil from which wealth grows: MLA Strankman

Good economic policy requires genuine understanding of the wealth creation process

Stettler Lightning ready for a win

Take on Lomond Lakers Oct. 13

Video: An up-close look at beluga whales in Hudson Bay

An up-close look as some belugas greet whale watchers off the coast of Churchill, Manitoba

5 tips for talking to your kids about cannabis

Health officials recommend sharing a harm reduction-related message.

NHL players say Canada’s legalization of marijuana won’t impact them

NHL players say the legalization of marijuana in Canada won’t change how they go about their business.

Automated cars could kill wide range of jobs, federal documents say

Internal government documents show that more than one million jobs could be lost to automated vehicles, with ripple effects far beyond the likeliest professions.

Would-be thieves fail to steal ATM in Red Deer

Drive truck backwards into IGA on eastside

Koreas agree to break ground on inter-Korean railroad

The rival Koreas are holding high-level talks Monday to discuss further engagement amid a global diplomatic push to resolve the nuclear standoff with North Korea.

Flash floods kill at least 7 people in southwest France

Flash floods have left several people dead in southwest France, with roads swept away and streams become raging torrents as the equivalent of several months of rain fell overnight, authorities said Monday.

Trump to visit Florida, Georgia; search ongoing for missing

The death toll from Michael’s destructive march from Florida to Virginia stood at 17.

Canadians widely unaware of accomplishments of famous women, poll suggests

A new poll suggests Canadians have a lot to learn about the accomplishments of some of the country’s most famous women.

Most Read