Curling teams invited to compete for cash

first_imgEntries are still being accepted for the 2009 Ryason Contracting, Tidy Trucking, PCA Cash spiel in Fort St. John. Only seven rinks entered the event last year, and organizers are hoping new divisions, larger prizes, and a new format will bring in more teams. This year’s event will feature play in three divisions: a competitive division (for those looking to play at the top level), a challenge division (for those who may not be able to ice four players able to compete at the highest level), and a junior divison.  – Advertisement -Cash payouts range from $4000 in the junior division, up to $8000 in the competitive division.  As well, the top eight teams will qualify for the season ending Pomeroy Inns and Suites PCA bonspiel in Sexsmith. Entry fees are $600 for the Competitive division, $300 for the Challenge division, and $140 for the Junior division. Anyone interested in registering can visit the curling club, or call Laurie at 250-785-2037.Advertisementlast_img read more

Bench warrant issued as court told prisoner still at large

first_imgA court has been told that a prisoner who escaped from Letterkenny District Court is still on the run.William Reilly was due to appear in court today charged in connection with alleged criminal damages and assault charges. The 25-year-old, who has 35 previous convictions, fled from the courthouse in handcuffs on Monday last, January 29th after giving Gardai the slip.Reilly contacted The Star newspaper and revealed he had been hiding in garden sheds and even walked past the local Garda station later that day.He was due to appear in court again today but Garda Inspector Goretti Sheridan said he was awol.Judge Paul Kelly issued a bench warrant for Reilly’s arrest.Reilly had told The Star he is considering handing himself in but bragged he could easily stay away from Gardai for two to three years if he wanted to.The father-of-two is believed to be hiding out somewhere in Donegal.Reilly’s father was in court for today’s hearing.Bench warrant issued as court told prisoner still at large was last modified: February 7th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalescapedhandcuffsletterkennyWilliam Reillylast_img read more