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Mini-king, queen entrants sought

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The Emo Fair queen committee is looking for mini-king and queen contestants.

The annual contest will take place Thursday, Aug. 16 at 6:30 p.m. and children aged four-seven are welcome.

If you are interested in putting your child in this year’s mini-king and queen contest, contact Mary Croswell at 482-1105.

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Chances are everyone’s eyes will be on the 2012 Summer Olympics being held in London, England. But Jim and Linda Gill will be watching extra close as their niece, Leah Callahan, 25, of Calgary, will be competing in women’s freestyle wrestling.

Leah has been wrestling since the age if 13. Jim and Linda attended her December competition in Winnipeg, where she qualified for the Games.

Her event will be held Aug. 7 and will be televised on CTV.

Here is to wishing her well!

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Huge congratulations to former resident Jeff Hyatt, who currently lives in Calgary, and his fiancé, Lauren Steyn, on their recent engagement.

An Aug. 31, 2013 wedding is planned here.

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Erika Johnson was honoured with a beautiful bridal shower on Sunday at the Devlin Hall.

She is marrying Brock Benjamin on Aug. 18.

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Sympathy to the family and friends of Cecil Wilson, who passed away peacefully on Friday (July 27).

He left many good memories that will be treasured always, and will be greatly missed by all.

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Get well wishes to Nevin Bonot, who has been in hospital in Thunder Bay for almost two weeks.

Your community wishes you a speedy recovery.

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The lucky winner of this past Friday’s 50/50 draw at the Emo Legion was Frank Shebagegit, who pocketed $873.50.

Lois Shine sold the winning ticket.

The winners of last week’s cribbage games were Donna Sheppard and Ruth while the low score went to Jean Steele and Gayle Thompson.

Gayle also won the draw.

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A reminder the next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion is slated for Saturday, Aug. 18 during the fall fair.

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Robin’s 2¢:

Apple announced today that it has developed a breast implant that can store and play music.

The iTit will cost from $499-$699, depending on cup and speaker size.

This is considered a major social breakthrough because women always are complaining about men staring at their breasts and not listening to them.

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