Riley's Wish – Winter Games and Derby

The second annual Riley's Wish – Winter Games and Derby will take place on Saturday, Feb. 16, at Lake George State Park. The day will honor the memory of Riley Boulay, a Mount View High School junior who died in a car accident while driving to school Dec. 6, 2017.

Activities include horse drawn sleigh rides, ice hole challenges, obstacle course, fish chuckin', horseshoe tournament, fat bikes to try, scavenger hunt, bean bag toss, large-scale Jenga, snow angel art, spin to win wheel and more. Hot food and drinks will be available.

Raffle tickets and sweatshirts will go on sale starting at 8 a.m., and fish need to be weighed by 3 p.m. at the white barn. Tickets will also be available for purchase at Peavey's General Store, $5 each or five for $20. All proceeds benefit the Riley H. Boulay Memorial Scholarship Fund.

Beagle missing on Frye Mountain

Dixie went missing with her three siblings on Frye Mountain Preserve Wednesday, Feb. 6. Her siblings have been found but Dixie is still missing. She is a 6-year-old tri-color beagle and weighs 26 pounds. She is wearing a yellow tracking collar and a pink collar with name tag and telephone number. If you see Dixie or have any information, call Heather at 294-1668 or 245-0617.

Condolences to the Florin family on the loss of their son Scott. He had been missing since a Jan. 21 fishing outing in Texas. He was found Feb. 5 in Belton Lake by Team Texas K9s and members of their own family search party, then recovered by the Morgan's Point dive team. Thoughts and prayers go out to the family.

Chili Cook-Off

Second annual Chili Cook-Off for a Cause will take place at Lake St. George Brewing Co., 4 Marshall Shore Road in Liberty, on Saturday, Feb. 23, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Sample the finest chili from the local area. Vote for the favorite and witness the crowning of the 2019 Chili Champion!

This year's proceeds will be donated to the two Liberty area food pantries. Want to compete? All are welcomed and encouraged! Contact the brewery at 589-3031 or for more information. This event is by donation.

That's about it for this week.

Until next time.