Burning permits required as of April 1

Robin McCormick

A reminder that burning permits are required as of next Thursday (April 1).
The permits cost $2, and the rules stated on them must be followed.
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Although summer seems like a long way off, the Municipality of La Vallee does hire students every year.
Just a suggestion if you’re a youth and looking for a summer job.
More information to follow.
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Robbie Rea, along with Jon Carlson and Bryce Knapp, are all first-year players for the Thunder Bay Kings.
They travelled to Mississauga on March 17-21 to compete in the OHL Showcase Cup, which was made up of the top 20 teams in the province.
The squad won three out of their four round-robin games to finish third in their pool.
Their final game was against the Toronto Marlies, which they lost 4-2.
Robbie was enthusiastic about this experience, saying it was a high calibre of hockey and a lot of fun.
Robbie is the son of Glenna and Mark Rea, and my nephew. Glenna, Mark, Shelby (his sister), and Grandma Rea all attended the tournament.
Way to go, Rob! Your community wished you continued success.
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Congratulations to Trista (Barker) and Bryden Russell on the birth of their first child, a baby boy named Rory, last week.
First-time grandparents are Joe and Lisa Barker, along with an ecstatic Great-Grandma Betty and Grandpa Allan McTavish.
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Youth baseball registration will be held up until Saturday, April 10. Those interested are asked to call Nicole Robinson at 486-0557.
The start-up date for ball is May 5.
High school students are welcome to volunteer to accumulate their hours needed to graduate.
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The next “Country Jam” at the Emo Legion will be held this Friday (March 26) starting around 7 p.m.
Come on out and enjoy an evening of local talent.
There is no charge to attend.
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The Emo Legion will hold its annual Good Friday fish fry on April 2.
More information to follow.
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The annual “Crafts Galore” will take place April 16-17 in conjunction with Spring Fever Days in Emo.
To reserve a table, call the Emo Legion at 482-2250. The cost is $10 per table per day.
Donations also would be greatly appreciated for the penny table.
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Cards played at the Devlin Hall on March 16 saw the high go to Shirley Mutz and Rudy Meyers while the low was taken by Bob McLean and Dixie Kinnear.
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The next 50/50 draw at the Emo Legion is this Friday (March 26). Be sure to buy a ticket.
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A reminder that the fourth Women’s Health Symposium is set for Saturday, May 8 at the Fort Frances High School cafeteria and the Townshend Theatre.
The event once again will feature a full day of information, education, pampering for women, and even some entertainment.
Come and enjoy speakers, free health screenings, interactive activities, and much more.
Come and feed your body, mind, and spirit. You won’t be disappointed—and don’t forget to bring along a friend or relative.
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Robin’s 2¢:
After 20 years of marriage, a couple was lying in bed one evening.
When the wife felt the husband gently touching her arm, which continued past the small of her back.
He then lovingly caressed her shoulders and neck. Soon he had caressed most of her body.
She was really enjoying all the attention so when he suddenly stopped, she asked him why.
“I found the remote,” he replied.