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The Theresetta boys volleyball team placed second on the ‘A’ side. (Photo submitted)

Theresetta school news

November school highlights

  • Dec 5, 2022
Do you know when the Slinky was first created? (Pixabay.com)

QUIZ: How much do you know about toys and games?

This is the season when new games and toys capture the attention of young and old alike

The Castor Municipal Library wish trees are set up for the season! (Tess Griebel photo)

Castor library ‘wish trees’ set up for season

The Castor library is looking for people to sponsor some books!

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)

QUIZ: How much do you know about world cup soccer?

Soccer is enjoyed around the world and is played by people of all ages

Canada’s Scott Kennedy, left, and El Salvador’s Nelson Bonilla compete for the ball during a qualifying soccer match for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 at Cuscatlan stadium in San Salvador, El Salvador, Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022. (AP Photo/Moises Castillo)
A team from the Endiang floor curling club captured top spot in the Botha Floor Curling Bonspiel hosted at the Botha Senior Centre on Nov. 10. Pictured, from left - Carol Stulberg, Luann Buchwitz, Doreen Nixon and Doug Harrold. (Photo submitted)

Byemoor-Endiang news

News for the week of Nov. 17, 2022

  • Nov 16, 2022
A team from the Endiang floor curling club captured top spot in the Botha Floor Curling Bonspiel hosted at the Botha Senior Centre on Nov. 10. Pictured, from left - Carol Stulberg, Luann Buchwitz, Doreen Nixon and Doug Harrold. (Photo submitted)
Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital in Castor provides a full range of health services to the rural community in east-central Alberta, and works closely with neighbouring communities of Coronation and Consort. (File photo)
Our Lady of the Rosary Hospital in Castor provides a full range of health services to the rural community in east-central Alberta, and works closely with neighbouring communities of Coronation and Consort. (File photo)
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Byemoor-Endiang news

News for the week of Nov. 10, 2022

  • Nov 10, 2022
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Around a dozen vendors braved the elements and came out for the second-last Castor Farmer’s market of 2022. Volunteers served up a lunch of chicken ceaser salad and a dessert for $8. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Snowy Castor Farmer’s Market held

A little bit of snow did not stop the Castor Farmer’s Market…

Around a dozen vendors braved the elements and came out for the second-last Castor Farmer’s market of 2022. Volunteers served up a lunch of chicken ceaser salad and a dessert for $8. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
As usual, there were plenty of desserts to choose from at the Halkirk Fall supper! (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Halkirk holds fall supper

After not running for a couple of years due to the pandemic,…

As usual, there were plenty of desserts to choose from at the Halkirk Fall supper! (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
An armada sails from England during the Second World War. (Photo submitted)

Stettler-area Rembrance Day services

The beginning of November means that Remembrance Day is just around the…

An armada sails from England during the Second World War. (Photo submitted)
Stettler’s the Jazz Guys were just one part of the great musical line up for the Good Times and Hard Times fundraiser on Oct. 15. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Castor Museum holds ‘Good Times, Hard Times’ fundraiser

It was a celebration of music at the Castor Community Hall on…

Stettler’s the Jazz Guys were just one part of the great musical line up for the Good Times and Hard Times fundraiser on Oct. 15. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
Girls B Volleyball team win silver at Forestburg tournament. Back Row (l-r): Mr. Finkbiner, Sky Barnes, Tessa Beaumont, Murry Bicknell, Leah Boxma. Front Row: (l-r): Chloe Barnes, Abby Boxma, Aubrey Younger (Photo submitted)

The latest from Castor’s Theresetta Catholic School

News for the month of October

  • Nov 2, 2022
Girls B Volleyball team win silver at Forestburg tournament. Back Row (l-r): Mr. Finkbiner, Sky Barnes, Tessa Beaumont, Murry Bicknell, Leah Boxma. Front Row: (l-r): Chloe Barnes, Abby Boxma, Aubrey Younger (Photo submitted)
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Byemoor-Endiang news

News for the week of Oct. 27

  • Nov 2, 2022
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Abby Ward receives her annual flu shot from AHS registered nurse Danielle Bosse in Red Deer. (AHS photo)

Flu immunization clinics on the way to Castor

Alberta Health Services (AHS) will begin holding flu immunization clinics across the…

  • Nov 1, 2022
Abby Ward receives her annual flu shot from AHS registered nurse Danielle Bosse in Red Deer. (AHS photo)
The volunteers of the Halkirk Elks prepare more Oysters! (Tammy Smith/Stettler Independent)

Halkirk Elks hold Oyster Fry

A sure sign that things are getting back to normal after the…

The volunteers of the Halkirk Elks prepare more Oysters! (Tammy Smith/Stettler Independent)
Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)

QUIZ: How much do you really know about Halloween?

Oct 31 is a time for candy, costumes and scary movies

Do you know the correct name for these carved pumpkins? (Pixaby)
Archery instructors Sarah Marthaller and Dave Paplawski taugh a National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Basic Instructor Clinic at Gus Wetter School on Oct. 23 for 17 new instructors. (Photo submitted)

Basic archery instructor course held in Castor

New instructors from around the region attended

  • Oct 27, 2022
Archery instructors Sarah Marthaller and Dave Paplawski taugh a National Archery in the Schools Program (NASP) Basic Instructor Clinic at Gus Wetter School on Oct. 23 for 17 new instructors. (Photo submitted)
Castor library is a hub of activity. (File photo)

Castor Municipal Library in search of board members

By Librarian Tess Griebel The Castor Library is looking for new board…

  • Oct 27, 2022
Castor library is a hub of activity. (File photo)
Only 100 tickets were sold for the PEPS Celebrate Local supper on Oct. 18. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)

Sold-out ‘Celebrate Local’ supper held in Castor

The Paintearth Economic Partnership Society (PEPS) hosted its ninth annual “Celebrate Local”…

Only 100 tickets were sold for the PEPS Celebrate Local supper on Oct. 18. (Kevin Sabo/Castor Advance)
The New Jersey Jukebox: Tribute to the Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will open the 2022/2023 SVS concert season. (File photo)
The New Jersey Jukebox: Tribute to the Jersey Boys and Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons will open the 2022/2023 SVS concert season. (File photo)