ENDIANG/BYEMOOR -- Congratulations to the local curling team of Justin Jones, Jim Krautt, Tyler Stulberg and Allan Norlie on winning the A Event in the 32-team Hanna Farmers' Bonspiel on the weekend — good curling guys!
Congratulations to Logan Gutsche and his Hanna team mates as well on winning the B Event.
Get well wishes go out to Lee Hunt who is sporting a cast on her wrist following a weekend mishap. We wish you a speedy recovery, Lee.
Congratulations to Len Schofer Sr. on celebrating his 90th birthday with a large gathering of family and friends at Paragon Place in Stettler on Saturday. Len was a longtime resident of the Byemoor district before retiring to Stettler. We wish you many more happy birthdays, Len.
Curling fans Eugene Nixon, Wes Walker, Doreen Nixon and Becky Nixon were among those taking in the Continental Cup, an international curling competition held in Las Vegas.
Dale and Dee Green, along with friends Charlie and Wynn Nemetz of Stettler, enjoyed some fun in the sun with a winter get-away to the Bahamas.
Also enjoying a break from winter were Larry and Lorene Stulberg and their family Cody, Alicia, Hayden and Easton Scheerschmidt and Bud, Krystal, Jack and Boyd Stoutenberg. They enjoyed the warmth of the Mayan Riviera at a resort near Tulum, Mexico.
We extend a message of sympathy to Marie and Danny Grams and family on the recent passing of Marie's mother. Our thoughts are with the Grams family in their time of loss and sadness.
The Endmoor – Big Valley Swordmen team played excellent in the tournament in Caroline on the weekend, making it to the A final but lost out. Endmoor Vipers girls' team played a double-header in Hanna against Brooks.
Skip and Anita Mappin were in Edmonton on the weekend for a provincial 4-H conference.
Keep in mind the second annual Hockey Day in Big Valley on Jan. 23 and support the young local hockey players. Schedule is:
9 a.m. — Endmoor / Big Valley Thunder Mites vs Alix
11 a.m. — Endmoor / Big Valley Thunder Novice vs Stettler Black
1 p.m. —Endmoor / Big Valley Atom Swordmen vs Stettler
3 p.m. — Big Valley / Delburne Peewee Thunder vs Viking
5:15 p.m. — Big Valley / Delburne Bantam Outlawas vs 3 C's
Humorous quotes — "It is not economical to go to bed early to save candles if the result is twins." — Chinese proverb.