The Innisfail Legion's annual Remembrance Day Memorial Service will begin at 9:45am in the auditorium on November 11th. At around 10:45 on Sunday, community members are invited to assemble at the Cenotaph for a wreath laying ceremony and two-minutes of silence at 11 o'clock. The bells of peace will also ring at 5 o'clock in downtown Innisfail.
The Olds Royal Canadian Legion Branch #105 Community Remembrance Day Ceremony is Sunday, November 11th in the Ralph Klein Centre. Doors open at 9:30am. Leslie Manchur - the Poppy Chairman and Sergeant at Arms for the Olds Legion - says parking will be limited, so those who want to attend are strongly encouraged to car pool.
Scott Guenthner from Provost won the steer wrestling championship at the 2018 Canadian Finals Rodeo in Red Deer. It was the first career CFR victory for him in his fifth appearance at the event. Guenthner wound up with $69,899.44 in earnings in Canada this season to lead the money list.
Ky Marshall from Bowden achieved one of his goals for this season with a top five finish in bareback at the 2018 Canadian Finals Rodeo. The 26 year old says that means he qualifies for next summer's Calgary Stampede.
Joy Cavin from Olds has been involved in the Canadian Forces with the Air Cadet program for 16 years as an Officer. She retired this past June and this will be her first year attending a Remembrance Day Service while not in uniform.
A pair of volleyball players from Saskatchewan have been selected as the Olds College Broncos athletes of the week for the week of October 29th to November 5th. Meanwhile, Brittney Thibeaux from the Broncos women's basketball team has received the honours as the ACAC female athlete of the week.
Kyle Lucas from Carstairs made the fifth Canadian Finals Rodeo appearance of his career last week at CFR 45 in Red Deer. Lucas won round 4, finished second in the aggregate and wound up second in Canada this season in earnings with more than $63,000 dollars.
A new device has been purchased through the municipal partnership between Mountain View County & the town of Olds. As a result, the Physio Control 3.1 Automated CPR Device will be used by the Olds Fire Department.
This was the last Canadian Finals Rodeo for 2 time national champ, Scott Schiffner. The 38 year old from Strathmore is retiring and he nearly stayed on for the full 8 seconds in his final CFR bull ride on Sunday, November 4th in front of an appreciative crowd at the Enmax Centrium in Red Deer.