Days Gone By

1 Yr. – Feb. 2, 2018

Keri Bartel offers cuts, colours, perms, updos, hair tattoos, beards, beard tint, hot shaves and facial waxing as well as selling both men and women’s hair products at Beauty and Beards in Reston….After receiving a development plan from consultants last week, members of the Dennis County Development Partnership are ready to go to work on suggestions to attract a soy plant to Virden area…Winners of the Reston School Grade 12 English Class curling fundraiser were Judy Lochhead, Janelle Greive, Al Wheeler and Mary Wheeler…Leslie Braybrook and her volunteer Therapy Dog, Whimsy, were welcomed into the halls of Reston School on January 25.

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10 Yrs. – Jan. 31, 2009

The Association of Manitoba Municipalities was in Reston a the RM of Pipestone Council Chambers on Monday, January 26 as part of the Western region tour to discuss priority issues for the AMM board, and to hear from the councils regarding issues facing the region….Dori Charles is the new Public Servant and RCMP Detachment Clerk for Reston…The morning of January 24th was -41˚C and riders and one support driver were anticipating a long cold ride to Brandon for Journey for Sight: Lloyd Hayward, Brad Henderson, Neil Halls, Darren Wray and George Milliken…Reston Elementary was invited to a curling clinic with Murray, Linda and April Jorgensen and Laurie Campion.

20 Yrs. – Feb. 2, 1999

Eleven local riders participated in the Journey for Sight that was held on Saturday…Winners of the Senior A Event were: Gerald Martin, Lorna Irwin, Betty-Jean Lazenby and Margaret Hayward…Penny McPherson is the new Recreation Director.

30 Yrs. – Feb. 25, 1989

To start Reston’s weekend crime wave off a 1975 Plymouth Valiant was stolen from Gary Watt’s lot by the highway, or at least removed from the premises. The crime scene picked up dramatically last Saturday a  thief/vandals broke into seven businesses and attempted to gain entry into three others…Don Leadbeater is the latest member of our community. He is replacing Russ Ellis at Reston’s Pool Elevator manager...Glenn and Nancy Elliott are pleased to announce the safe arrival of their first born, Justin Charles on January 9, 1989.

40 Yrs. – Feb. 1, 1979

Lena Morrice, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jim Morrice will act as caddy at the three day figure skating competition in connection with the Winter Games in Brandon.

50 Yrs. – Jan. 30, 1969

January 22nd at 2.$5 was when the New Year’s baby made its appearance in the Reston Community Hospital. A bonnie 5 lb. 12 ox girl was born to Mr. and Mrs. Edward Chunyk of Tilston. The baby’s name is Liana Paulette…Wayne and Barry Morrow, Murray Williamson and Keith Williamson are again the zone curling champions.

60 Yrs. – Feb. 5, 1959

Reston 10 and unders and Antler counterparts played to a 2 all tie in Reston Saturday. Reston: Veryle, B. Froese, V. Cook, G. Winch, B. Winch, Blair Bulloch, Jim Berry, M. Lochhart, M. Manning, Jim Duncan, Blaine Watt, Ross Manning, Brian Donald, Ronnie Paul, K. Guthrie.

70 Yrs. – Feb. 2, 1949

Reston seniors made their debut a winning one by defeating Bellegarde 16 to 0 in the Reston Rink Thursday.

80 Yrs. – Feb. 2, 1939

Twenty-six rinks took part in Tilston spiel last week. Les Grieves won the challenge, J.K. Bulloch of Reston, the Club; G.A. Bremner, the Pitt and also the Merchants; S. Robertson of Fertile won the Consolation.

90 Yrs. – Feb. 7, 1929

All trophies remained at home, in the Reston bonspiel which was held last week. J.J. Bulloch won the Challenge, Wilson the Citizens, W.C. Bulloch the Recorder and Watt the Consolation.

100 Yrs. – Feb. 6, 1919

Mr. Thomas Gifford of Winnipeg will be at the Prairie Rose School on February 11 to explain the system of Rural Credit...Owing to the non-arrival of films, the show in the Empire Theatre had to be cancelled on Tuesday night. The theatre will show “The Marionette” on Friday night.

110 Yrs. – Feb. 11, 1909

The 14th annual Reston Bonspiel last week had an entry of 25 rinks…A good number of telephones were installed in Reston last week and connections with the central will probably be made this week…G.S. Munro Co. is offering the famed Walk-Over line of 


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