Ghost Pine News - June 17, 2015

Father's Day is Sunday, June 21. Have you found something, besides socks or a tie, to give him? Perhaps he has told you what he would like. In any case, be sure and give him your love.

Visiting Tom and Karen Ferguson recently, were Karen's cousins, Tanya Wolffe and friend David Butler, from Sarnia, Ontario. They also came into Three Hills and visited with Paul and Wendy Van Doren and family.

George and Eileen Chatten of Hudson Hope, BC were in town on June 8. They treated Marc Reed, Mary Poole and Grace Reed to dinner at the Bell 720 Restaurant, after which they went to Trochu and visited Watson Reed at St. Mary's. George is a nephew of Watson and Marc.

Military Whist was played last Thursday in the CommUnity Drop-In. Those in the higher octaves were Elizabeth Gorman, Ken Weisenburger, Edna Cary and John Wytenbroek. Those among the bass notes were Inaka Bolt, Bette Sittler, Allen Huxley and Jim Sailer.

Through rain or shine, Three Hills goes ahead with their planned activities. Vendors were out on Main Street and people were there to see what they had, even though it was damp and cold. The same up at the Museum, which all of its activities. Good for you, organizers!

Melba Kopjar accompanied her daughter, Connie Anhorn, to Lethbridge recently to attend a bridal shower for her granddaughter, Amanda Kopjar.

Andy and Irene Nakaska travelled to Lloydminster, AB on the weekend to visit their grandson Jedd, Amanda and Evan Dorn. While there, they attended their great-grandson Evan's baptism on Sunday. Laura, John Dorn, Kacie and Andie Rose Adams, Amanda's brother and sister and their families from Unity, Sask. and Lloydminster also attended.

Sympathy of the community goes out to the relatives of Agnes Meding, whose funeral was held on Monday.

The annual Ghost Pine picnic was held on Sunday afternoon. Often, there is rain, but no rain - just wind. However, there were excellent hamburgers, hot dogs, pop corn and lots and lots of pie. The committee had rented unicycles, bicycles and tricycles for the kids to ride and they had a lot of fun in the infield. There were even some adventuresome adults who to a spin. One lady, who recently had a knee replacement, took a spin and came in second with no ill effects.