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White Bird News: ‘Great turnout’ for annual Easter egg hunt

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Toni Baker 983-7701

— April has arrived, so I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter. Some even got the early camping bug!

The Easter egg hunt had a great turnout of around 130 youngsters vying for those great prizes and lots of fun…winners are as follows (didn’t get last names on some) 0-2ages: Most eggs found – Charlee, Opel Norman. Golden Egg: Breg Nuxoll & Waylon Albright. 3-4 ages: most eggs found – Zayden, Lily. Golden Egg: Ally McCullough & Holden; 5-6 ages: Most eggs found – Marea , Zoe, Cameron. Golden Egg – no one. 7-9 ages: most eggs found-Lusy Nuxoll, Madilyn Warden. Golden egg – Trayven Sickels & Emmerson Hale. 10 – 12 ages: most eggs found-Parker Farmer & Tayden Nuxoll. Golden egg: Trenton Wren and Orrin Farmer. Adult winner was Lacy Alm.

“A great appreciation from all who donated items, money or their time in helping put this on” was noted by Renee Farmer. She wants everyone to know that donations can still be sent to her to help with the cost of this year’s hunt and for future hunts.

A few dates to remember: the 5th is the Food Bank pickup at noon at the WBARD building. April 9th is the WBARD meeting at 7 p.m., then on the 11th is the city council meeting, starting at 6 p.m. SRAG will meet on the 12th at 10 a.m., and the chamber meeting will be at 10:30 a.m. (remember at city hall).


Contributed photo Not everyone was completely sure about the Easter bunny while others were all smiles at the White Bird Easter egg hunt Saturday, March 31, at the WBARD building and yard.

Saturday, April 14, at noon will be the White Bird Rodeo Queen tryouts, so join us at 1 p.m. There is still time to call Kami at 208-983-1726 or 208-983-8779 if you would like to try out.

Watch for the Pepsi posters, as they will be out soon with information on White Bird Days and the Rodeo.

There isn’t much going on the next couple of weeks. But then we have several events for the mid to end of April, so be watching the news as I will have more information on upcoming events.

Cribbage winner was John Misner taking 1st and Carolyn Johns coming in 2nd.

Pinochle winner was Renee.

Birthday wishes go out to Clayton Black, Jessica Schachet, Marshall Roemer (1st), Payje Sickels (3rd), Ryder Schacher, Connie Shuck, Adam Emig, Anne, Shaun Bass (5th), Kate Buck, Debbi Shugert (6th); and Eric Hickman, Bill, Charlie Hickman (7th).

In memory of Tom Jones (1st), Leo Pils (3rd), and Jack J. Marek (5th).

Anniversary wishes go out to April & Jerry Brown (2nd), Bob & Edith McNight (4th), Clint & Nikki Sickels (5th) and Barry & Ruth Trivett (6th).

TidBits: You might be a farm kid if….

*You have combined pajamas and rubber boots to midnight calf checks.

*Manure is a dinner table topic.

*You agree that a 5-gallon bucket is one of the greatest devices ever invented.

*You think the smell of corn silage is one of the best smells in the world.

*You’ve ever gotten an award for fat (and been proud of it).

*Your idea of neighborhood watch is someone calling you to let you know your heifers are out.

*Your family instantly becomes silent when the weather comes on the news.


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