My Hometown: Kacy & Clayton

The latest in our series of people and their hometowns. This time Kacy & Clayton's Clayton Linthicum talks about his small hometown in Canada. The duo's second, more expansive, album has garnered strong reviews and sees them out on the road with fellow Saskatchewans, The Deep Dark Woods.

Hey Clayton, thanks for answering our questions about your hometown. Where is your hometown?

Kacy and I have different hometowns, mine is Glentworth and Kacy’s is Fir Mountain. Both are in the rural municipality of  Waverley in southern Saskatchewan.

What’s the best thing about your hometown?

The landscape and the characters.

What’s the worst thing?

The nightlife.

What’s the strangest fact you know about your hometown?

The whole town of Glentworth was moved 1 mile south to be closer to the tracks when the railroad was built.

Who’s the most famous person from your hometown?

Sitting Bull, the famous Lakota chief took refuge in our area following the Battle at Little Big Horn. And there are quite a few successful rodeo cowboys from here. Carl Olson (Fir Mountain) was the 1947 World Champion Saddle Bronc Rider. My Dad, Murray Linthicum won a gold medal in Team Roping at the 2002 Salt Lake City Olympics.

What’s the town most famous for?

Top beef and high protein wheat!

Where’s the best place to eat?

Only one spot, The Royal Hotel. The hamburgers served at the Waverley Sports Garden are quite good too.

Where’s the best place to grab a coffee?

RJ’s Repair(local garage) or our Aunt Thelma’s house.

Where’s the best place to have a great beer / glass of wine / cocktail?

The Royal Canadian Legion above the curling rink.

Where’s the place to go when you want to have fun?

The Royal Canadian Legion above the curling rink.

Where’s the place to go when you want some peace and quiet?

Main Street.

What’s the single best reason to visit?

To eat a fowl supper prepared by the Fir Mountain Hall Ladies and observe the interactions of a small town society.

To catch Kacy & Clayton on tour visit their website now for dates and tickets. You can also follow the duo on Twitter, like them on Facebook, or see them on Instagram. Their album, The Siren's Song, is available now from anywhere you can stream music, and to buy from any decent store.

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