Top teams at ‘Castin’ for Cash’

By Robin McCormick
Devlin correspondent

The annual “Castin’ For Cash” was held last weekend (July 5 and 6) at Lake Despair Lodge.
Forty-seven teams competed and when the final weigh-in was finished, the top teams were: 1. Larry Foss and Joel Pagnec; 2. Mike Badiuk and Ryan Mc Diwali; 3. Gord Watson and Kyle Leplante; 4. Corey and Chase Curtis; and 5. Doug and Solly McBride.
Congratulations to these teams.
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The annual Kingsley Downs/Gus Lindberg memorial slo-pitch tournament will be held at the Devlin Hall beginning July 12 thru July 14.
Games will be played through the weekend. Come out and grab a burger and beverage and watch a few ball games.
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The fifth-annual Nevin Bonot Memorial Golf Tournament takes place Saturday, July 20 at Heron Lake Landing.
The cost is $65 per person (teams of four). The cost comets bus ride, green fees, cart rental, and a prime rib dinner.
The bus leaves the Legion at 9 a.m. Pick up at Devlin at 9:10 a.m. and tee off is at 9:30 a.m.
Call the Legion at 482-2250 to register or more information
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Happy 80th birthday to Bob McLean from your community. Bob was honoured with an 80th birthday party on Sunday (July 7) with many well-wishers congratulating and wishing him all the best.
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Congratulations to Tyson McLean and Rachel Jean on their recent engagement.
Proud parents are Tammy and Todd Mclean and Debbie and Dan Jean.
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Congratulations also to Belen McMillen on her winnings of $10,000.00. She was the lucky winner of the Riverside Foundation Canada Day Cash Lottery draw.
Belen and her husband have recently moved to Devlin from Kenora.
Plans are to use the winnings to either renovate their kitchen or invest it into their garlic farm.
Either way, enjoy your winnings!
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It is with shock and sincere sympathy to family and friends in the passing of Brian Reid.
He was a friendly soul, with top notch “customer service ethics.”
Always a smile and genuinely cared about people.
As people’s heads and hearts take in this sad news, take time to remember that Brian’s memory will live on forever with his family, friends and Cloverleaf Grocery Store.
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Sincere sympathy also to the family and friends of Donna Sheppard–a kind soul who loved life and her family. Always a smile and hello.
She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
Our rural communities are thinking of you all at this sad time.
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