The Drumheller Mail - - Around Town - Kay Fraser 403-787-2261 Pam Collett 403-787-2511

The farm­ers are busy silag­ing, swathing, com­bin­ing or bal­ing or just get­ting ready for har­vest, so there’s not much news. Fam­i­lies are also busy get­ting the chil­dren ready for school or off to univer­sity or col­lege so there’s not too much news.

Kim and Jo­lene Fraser and Kim’s mom Lois McCul­loch camped at Lit­tle Bow for a few days last week.

Don and Kay Fraser at­tended a lit­tle Mash­ford get-to­gether in Red Deer on Fri­day, Au­gust 23 with 11 cousins in at­ten­dance. Af­ter they went to visit Verna Barker an old fam­ily friend, who lived in Hus­sar in the 1950’s. She is now in a se­nior’s home in Red Deer and will be 96 in Oc­to­ber. Her daugh­ter Velma was with her so they had a great visit.

Sis and Kay Fraser at­tended a shower in Strath­more for Amanda Black, grand­daugh­ter of Mary Ellen and Ar­mand Cor­biell on Satur­day, Au­gust 24.

Sev­eral from Hus­sar at­tended an en­gage­ment party for Ja­son Hob­son and Dani Clyne from Rock­y­ford, on Satur­day, Au­gust 24, in Strath­more. They are plan­ning a 2020 wed­ding.

Re­mem­ber there will be another Make­peace Mar­ket at Joni and Jim Hob­son’s on Satur­day, Septem­ber 14 at 9 a.m.

On Sun­day, Au­gust 18, Riley Grif­fith at­tended the Cana­dian World Se­ries Team Rop­ing in Claresholm, AB. Riley and his part­ner, Lar­ren Blake from Hanna, won the #8 cat­e­gory with a 40.39 time on four steers. Com­ing home with $8220.00, a buckle and a mo­tor­ized bi­cy­cle!

Grady Sev­ert­son and Jack Ox­toby have once again joined the Strath­more Com­mu­nity Foot­ball As­so­ci­a­tion. Grady plays on the Pee­wee Bad­gers team, while Jack moved up to the Ban­tam age group. Prac­tices started Au­gust 12 and both are look­ing for­ward to their first games. Grady will start his sea­son at home against the Red Deer Steel­ers on Au­gust 31 at 11 a.m. at the field be­hind Crowther Me­mo­rial Ju­nior High School in Strath­more.

Strath­more hosted ringette 3 on 3 for the past cou­ple weeks to get back into the swing of things. The Hus­sar girls who took part are Jor­dan Holm, Mary San­dum, Kylie Bishop, Kate San­dum, Rori Holm, Katie Taubert, Jayna Hale, Marli San­dum and Grace Gre­gory.

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