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Annual harvest supper coming up

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The annual harvest supper is coming up Sunday, Sept. 30 from 5-7 p.m. at the Devlin Hall.

Come enjoy turkey, ham, stuffing, potatoes, veggies, salads, and pie. Adults are $13, ages six-12 $6, and five and under Free.

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Happy Belated Birthday to Maria Gibson, she has celebrated her 100th Birthday on Sept. 15th. She was honoured with a birthday party at the Golden Age Manor this past Saturday. Friends and family shared this special day with her.

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A reminder that a dinner and dance will be held this Saturday (Sept. 22) at the Emo Legion.

This event is to raise money for baby, Paislee Christiansen, and her parents, Tyler and Sara. The roast beef dinner is from 5-8 p.m., followed by a dance.

The cost is $15 a person, come out and support.

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It is with a happy heart to report that Jack and Carol Booth are both on the mend.

Jack suffered health issues Aug. 4, and has returned to hospital in Fort Frances. Carol under went a lengthy surgery Aug. 15 in London, Ont., and has been home for a short time.

Both are doing well and appreciate all the support from their entire community that has been given, especially from their children who have been there for them throughout this all.

The phone calls, cards and prayers have meant a great deal to them, and they have counted all of this as blessings everyday.

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As for Emo Legion News the low score for cards went to Rudy Meyers and Erwin Morphet. The draw was won by Gail Thompson.

The Emo Legion will be hosting lunches on Tuesday and Thursday from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. The cost is $7.

The next Country Jam will be this Friday (Sept. 21). This is a free event many local musicians provide an evening of old -time music.

Speaking of old time music, I would like to thank Bob Wepruk for sharing his time and talent on Saturday afternoon.

He provided music at my work place during our fish fry. Many folks enjoyed his foot tapping music and songs from our past.

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Two wooden picnic tables, which had been constructed by students of Crossroads School, have been stolen over the summer months.

These tables had the students names on their underside, and they were made of fairly light-coloured wood.

If you have any information of the whereabouts of these tables, please call Crossroads Public School at 486-3329. Thanks.

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Robin 2¢:

A distraught wife went to a local police station, along with her next door neighbour to report her husband was missing.

The policeman asked for a description of the missing man.

She described him clearly in detail: “He is 35 years old, 6’4”, has dark eyes, dark wavy hair an athletic build, ways 185 lbs, is soft spoken, and is fabulous with children.”

Her neighbour interrupted her protesting, and says, “Your husband is 5’8”, corpulent, bald, has a big mouth, and is horrid to your children.”

The wife replied with a sigh, “YES, but who wants HIM back.”

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