June 19, 2015

For the print edition of this local newspaper please see 11 issue – June 19, 2015

Newest Wolverine

Leela with her new baby brother
Leela with her new baby brother

Julie and Jackson Stone had a baby . Wolverton has a new resident. Let’s give him three cheers! Edison Carter Stone was born June 12th at 12.45 am. He was 9 lbs 1 oz and 22 inches long. He can’t fit into newborn sleepers, and three month ones are too short too – wow – that’s a big baby. He’s not at home yet, but he will be soon – June 22nd. He got an infection at birth, but don’t worry, he’ll be okay because they caught it right away. When Leela held Edison she was very happy and she said “no, no, NO” when a nurse came to take his temperature. Leela’s granny is at the Stone’s house taking care of her until the family can be back together again.

Wolverton Welcome Signs Need New Caretaker

wolverton sign

11 years ago the people of Wolverton had a parade, sale and potluck to raise money for the Welcome to Wolverton signs. It was the 150th anniversary of Wolverton. They had a huge parade with people dressed up in costumes. They had old fashioned cars and dolls, and even a miniature Wolverton Flour Mill with a tiny horse and buggy beside it. They had games like an egg on the spoon race where you had to go over hay bales. There was also something really funny: there was a sign that said “see the Wolverton Monkey” and when you opened it up there was a mirror! They had a a whole bunch of stuff about Wolverton History including pictures and stuff you could read. I think that would be fun.   This is a slide show of some of the pictures taken that day. (Cole was adorable when he was two.)

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They raised enough money and they put up the signs, and June Watts has been taking care of the signs since they went up and she needs someone else to take over. It isn’t a really big job – so don’t be scared – but June wants to hand it over to someone else.

Canada Day

For years we have had family, friends and neighbours come over on Canada Day for a potluck and fireworks. We are inviting anyone in Wolverton who wants to come this year. This could be a great way for people to meet each other. Potluck will be at 5, Fireworks will be later when it is dark. Come for one or both – bring your own beverages. Bring food to share if you’d like to join the potluck, and fireworks to share if you’d like to join the fireworks. No need to RSVP – just show up. Potluck is near the silos and fireworks are in the Wolverton Park near the silos.

Sammy’s Thoughts

(Straight from the mouth of a 5 year old)

Why did the buffalo cross the road?To get to the other side.

Knock Knock, who’s there? chicken farm, chicken farm who? Bawk ba bawk bawk!

Why did the chicken cross the road? To get to the chicken farm.

Why did the orange cross the road? Because the orange peeler was chasing it.

Why did the orange peeler cross the road? To get to the orange.

Why did the cow jump over the moon? Because he was a flying cow.

Why did the alien want to go to the sun? Because he wanted to get cooked.

Why did the elephant hide in the trees? Because humans were coming.

Do you like my jokes?



Mattie Sawatzky had a birthday on June 16th. She turned 14. Happy Birthday Matti!


Gail Stahbaum adopted the black kitten from the Weber’s.

Sammy, Daddy and I went to cub and beaver camp for the weekend at Impeesa.

The Stewart’s house has been sold, and as long as conditions are met they will be moving on August 17th. We will miss you Lily, Anna and Craig. We’ve heard a rumour that their house was bought by a young couple from Kitchener who have no kids – yet.

Hamish Predicts Weather


Rose Weber’s leprechaun, Hamish, one day suddenly had mushrooms growing all around him. Rose said that because of that she knew there was going to be a rain storm. And he was right! Wow.


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