Fair wraps up, fall just around corner

By Robin McCormick
Devlin correspondent

The Emo Fair wrapped up Saturday, as always it was full of fun events, rides, great food and a lot of reconnecting with folks you only see at the fair.
The Mini King/ Queen contest held last Thursday evening saw Anneliese DeGagne and Breckman Mann being the 2019 royalty.
Eleven young people competed (six girls and five boys). Every competitor received a gift card sponsored by the Emo Legion.
Congratulations to the queen and king and thanks to all the youth competing.
The four-hour loggers’ contest drew 10 competitors. This year, there were four rookies which is the largest number ever competing at one event.
After much skill, sweat and muscle power the champion logger was Jason Caul, safety logger was Kelvin Caul and rookie was Darwin Layne.
Congratulations to all the winners, and the other eight competitors.
There were eight youth that competed in three different competitions at the loggers’ contest
Hope to see everyone back next year, and a huge thanks to all volunteers, judges and the generous donations from local business.
Couldn’t do this event without these people.
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The lucky winners of the Kabota side-by-side was Lorna and Gary Angus.
This is a raffle by the Emo Fair board and helps with costs through the year.
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Congratulations to Garnet and Michelle Cornell on the birth of their first child. Charlotte Jeannine was born Aug. 13.
Proud grandparents are Kim and Pat Cornell and Gary and Mildred Beck.
Great-grandparents Gordon and Jeannine Cornell and Jim and Yvonne Kellar.
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The Pioneer Museum in Emo is a delightful place to visit.
It was many antiques, and memorabilia from Emo, Devlin, La Vallee, Burriss, and many other locations.
This year Emma and Becky are the two young ladies working daily, and they are doing a great job
The museum is only open Aug. 26-30 for this year.
Hours are from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
I encourage you all the visit the museum. You won’t be disappointed.
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School starts on Sept. 3 for all teachers in our district, and on Sept. 4 for all students.
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Robins 2¢
This 2¢ is for all the mothers dreading back-to-school lunches.
I like to send little notes in my kids’ lunch boxes. Like, “Sorry the crackers are stale. That’s what happens when you leave the box open!”

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