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Crowning moment

Kayla Lauzon, left, was all smiles as she received the mantle and crown of Emo Fair Queen 2005 from last year’s queen, Trisha Wilson, at the Emo-LaVallee Community Centre last Thursday. —Michael Hilborn photo

Master at work

Even at the age of 77, Gaston Godbout set the pace in the bucksaw event at the Loggers Competition on Friday. His time of 5.69 seconds was the fastest. –Michael Hilborn photo

Breaking the law

The Town of Fort Frances recently has seen several incidents of the public disposing of junk, such as electronics and appliances, on the side of the road on the 800 block of Sixth Street West.

Getting ready

Grade 12 student Holly Olson picked up her class schedule yesterday morning in the atrium at Fort Frances High School. Students entering Grade 12 were asked to pick up their timetables and pay fees for the upcoming school year yesterday while Grade 10 and 11 students did so today. Grade 9 and new students are supposed to register tomorrow between 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. .

Soccer action

Tyler Barker of Gillons’ lost control of the ball while trying to deke around Jeff Campbell of Taggs during men’s Borderland Soccer Association semi-final action this past Thursday night at the St. Francis Sportsfields. Taggs held on for a 3-2 victory and met Subway in the championship final this past Monday night. –Wes Gilbertson photo

Looking forward

Grade 12 students Shana Morrison, left, and Kyla Welch compared their class schedules this morning in the atrium at Fort Frances High School. Students entering Grade 12 were asked to pick up their timetables and pay fees for the upcoming school year today while Grade 10 and 11 students can go tomorrow between 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Grade 9 and new students are supposed to register Thursday.

Hot air

Jim, left, and Kelvin Caul worked hard to win the tea boil event at the annual Loggers’ Competition at the Emo Fair on Friday. Kelvin went on to take the overall title for the third consecutive year. See Wednesday’s Times for the complete story. –Michael Hilborn photo

Stories from Seuss

The Cat in the Hat joined a group of about 20 kids sporting their own red and white striped hats for storytime at the Fort Frances Public Library yesterday. Naturally, the stories were Dr. Seuss classics including “Green Eggs and Ham” and “The Cat in the Hat.” The activity was part of the library’s “Wacky Wednesdays.”

—Melanie Béchard photo