Pangman Historical Society sells Breckinridge blocks as fundraiser

By Debra Kessler, 306-442-4201

The Pangman and Area Historical Society is clearing up the area that housed the Breckinridge Block and Tile business. Built in 1946, blocks and tiles were supplied to all surrounding districts until it closed in 1955 after Mr. Breckinridge passed away.

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As a fundraiser for turning this area into a park, the Society will be selling the blocks at a price of $2 per plain block and $3 for a decorative blocks. If you would like to purchase some historic blocks, please contact any of the following: Brad Neiszner, Allison Kessler, Gene Kessler, Ed and Arlene Howse, Jacquie Mallory, Robin Larson and Gail Stanton. If you would like them delivered to you directly, they would be pleased to accept a donation for this service.

The Pangman Public Library branch of the Southern Regional Library will be postponing curbside pickup until further notice.

A thunderstorm with high winds came through the Pangman area recently causing some tree damage.

Some residents of the Deep South Personal Home participated in a curling tournament on June 29, with Evelyn Froh winning first place with a score of 80 points. Edith Merritt came in second place with her score of 75 points and Danette Jensen brought in third place with 70 points.

A bowling tournament was held on June 30, with Evelyn Froh coming in first place with her score of 110 points. Ruby Gosling took second place with her score of 99 points and Betty Hildebaugh brought in third with her score of 88 points.

A high roller tournament was held on July 2, with Ruby Gosling coming in first place with her score of 21 points. Joyce Hval brought in second place with 160 points and Betty Hildebaugh took third with her score of 140 points.

A bowling tournament was held on July 7 with Addie Johnson coming in first place with her score of 68 points. Ruby Gosling was second with her score of 58 points and Betty Hildebaugh took third with her score of 57 points.

Bingo was played on July 8, with Marjorie Cario winning the first game, and Betty Hildebaugh winning the second and third games. A bean bag tournament was held on July 9 with Joyce Hval coming in first place with her score of 42 points. Betty Hildebaugh took second place with 38 points and Barbara Pingert placed third with her score of 34 points.

Boyd and Debbie Kessler and Erin, Maddox and Jaxon Kessler motored to Radville on July 9 to visit with Boyd’s mom Vi Kessler at the Radville Marian home.

Robin and Charlie Larson motored to Regina on July 4 to help Sabrina and Ryan Youck celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary.

Boyd and Debbie Kessler and Matthew and Stephaine Kessler and Renley returned home on July 5 after spending four days camping at Greenwater. While there they visited with Lowell Heustis at Weekes.

Valerie Heustis and Darlene Kessler motored to the Radville Marian Home on July 5 to help celebrate their mom’s 102nd birthday.