Emo Legion fish fry coming up Saturday

The Emo Legion will host a fish fry this Saturday (Jan. 26), which is open to everyone who is looking for a great meal of fish and all the trimmings.
The meal begins at 4 p.m. and will be served until 6:30 p.m., with the cost being $12 for adults and $5 for children six and under.
Take-out orders also are available, which will be delivered prior to 4 p.m. Call the Legion at 482-2250 for more information.
The fish fry will be followed by an old-time dance from 7:30-10:30 p.m.
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The Emo Legion’s next 50/50 draw will be held this Friday (Jan. 25). Be sure to buy a ticket and give yourself a chance to win cash while supporting our local legion.
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Last week’s card games at the Emo Legion were won by Ron McQuaker and Merv Hyatt. The low went to Judy and Ester Elias.
Deb Martin won the door prize.
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The Devlin Hall is another place to enjoy cards. Last week’s winners were Ken McKinnon (high for the men) and Aggie Woldeck (high for the women). The low went to Rudy Meyers (men) and Yvonne Kellar (women).
The next card games will be held Jan. 29 at 7 p.m.
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The La Vallee history book (second edition) is looking for information about the Murchison family.
It is know that Annie Murchison was the first telephone operator in Devlin in 1923. The centennial committee has obtained some information, but more is required to publish a story about the Murchison history.
Call Maxine Hayes (274-6049) or Liz Donaldson (482-3334) if you can help out.
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A reminder that next Wednesday (Jan. 30) is a P.A. Day for students across the district.
As well, volunteers are needed at Crossroads School here in Devlin to help with its breakfast program. The task takes about half an hour.
Call Nicole Robinson (486-0557) if you can lend a hand.
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Tickets are available at Betty’s for the always-popular “VALA Follies” production, which this year is entitled the “Wacky River Cruise.”
The show will take to the stage at the Townshend Theatre in Fort Frances on the evening of Friday, Feb. 1, as well as Saturday, Feb. 2 in the afternoon and evening.
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Robin’s 2¢:
Jack walked into his house breathless and exhausted.
“What happened?” his wife asked.
“It’s a great idea I had,” he gasped, smiling proudly. “I ran all the way home behind the bus and saved myself 50 cents.”
His wife frowned. “That’s just like you, Jack, always thinking small,” she said, shaking her head disapprovingly.
“Why couldn’t you have run behind a taxi and saved yourself six dollars?”

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