News in a minute – August 12, 2009

  • Aug. 12, 2009 8:00 a.m.

Stettler Stampede this weekend

Stettler Steel Wheel Stampede returns this weekend Aug. 14 to 16 at Stettler Exhibition Grounds.

Three shows are planned for Friday night and Saturday night at 6 p.m. with the final show Sunday at 1:30 p.m.

Parade on Saturday downtown at 3 p.m. Cowboy Church service Sunday at 11 a.m.

Byemoor Fair

this weekend

Plenty of fun is scheduled for the 33rd annual Byemoor Fair on Aug. 14 to 16.

A parade kicks off the event Saturday at 11 a.m. with a bench show in the afternoon, children’s races at 1 p.m., mutton bustin’ at 2 p.m., garage sale and trade show from 1 to 4 p.m., roast beef supper from 4:30 to 7 p.m. and cabaret from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m., and 32-team softball tournament all weekend.

August – Police enforce impaired driving

Stettler RCMP, along with enforcement partners will step up efforts in August to combat impaired driving on roadways. Reducing the number of impaired driving incidents is one of the RCMP’s top priorities with checkstops scheduled. Anyone witnessing another vehicle that may be driven by a suspected impaired driver is encouraged to all 911 to report the incident and assist the RCMP in addressing traffic safety.


in the Park

Concerts at West Stettler Park on Wednesday nights at 7 p.m. continue with the Zinger Brothers on Aug 12, contemporary Gospel music by singers of Freedom Christian Fellowship of Stettler on Aug. 19 with the final concert Aug. 26 with Loose Change.

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