Storm Chasers take in big storm near Pangman

By Debra Kessler, 306-442-4201 (Photo by Greg Nikkel)

Pangman —The Storm Chasers were situated at the junction of Highways 6 and 13 as a wicked storm of strong winds and heavy rain came through the Pangman area on July 23.

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The Pangman cemetery cleanup was held on July 17 and 18, with many turning out to help. Proceeds from the RM went to the Pangman Volunteer Fire Department’s New Hall fund.

A bottle drive was held in Pangman on July 12, with all the proceeds going towards the grad class of 2020. Grad has been rescheduled for Sept. 18, 2020.

Swimming lessons were recently held in Pangman with many attending. Two instructors who came from Regina were Rylan Jensen and Sharon Svedahl’s granddaughter Megan Svedahl.

The Deep South Personal Care home recently held an online auction with 65 donated items which were bid on. If you were the highest bidder and have not heard from the Home yet, please call the Home or send a Facebook message to arrange payment and pickup or dropoff.

The emergency services returned to the Radville Health Centre on July 27.

Word was received on July 4 of the passing of Mavis Yingst, age 68, of Regina. Mavis was married to Gerald Yingst, formerly of Pangman.

The Amulet Heritage Society has announced the cancelling of the Amulet annual picnic that was scheduled for the second Sunday in August this year, due to Covid 19. This decision was not an easy one as they feel the risk is too great to chance on someone getting sick. Hopefully the Society will be able to have the picnic in 2021.

Theresa Heustis returned home on July 18 after spending a week visiting her dad, Lowell Heustis at Weekes.

Barbara Pingert, age 103, formerly from Khedive and a resident of the Deep South Personal Care Home, passed away on July 18. Barbara was born in Trossachs to Peter and Maria Fellner. Interment will be held at the Khedive cemetery at a later date.

Drayton Larson and Mickey Guillas from Estevan spent July 23 and 24 visiting with Drayton’s parents, Charlie and Robin Larson, and her grandparents, Tom And Debbie Kessler and his uncle Stewart.

Starting Tuesday, Aug. 4, Southeast Regional Library branches will be open to the public with limited services. Patrons will be able to come into the branch to return items, pick up their holds or use a public access computer. Browsing the collection will not be available at this time.

Some of the residents of the Deep South Personal Care home participated in the Bean Bag tournament on July 20, with Joyce Hval coming in first place with her score of 53 points. Betty Hildebaugh took second place with her score of 50 points and Addie Johnson came third with her score of 49 points.

A High Roller tournament was held on July 21 with Addie Johnson coming in first with her score of 250 points. Ruby Gosling took second place with 210 points and Joyce Hval, Annie Seitz and Betty Hildebaugh tied for third place with their score of 185 points each.

A bowling tournament was held on July 23 with Addie Johnson coming in first with her score of 148 points. Betty Hildebaugh brought in second place with her score of 101 points and Joyce Hval took third with her score of 98 points.