Community rallies around local business

Residents and businesses of the Village of Carbon rallied around Carbon Grocery and their need for a roller shutter security system. There was a steady flow of supporters, Saturday, October 7, at a Block Party Barbeque fundraiser. The result of this community event, including food sales, craft tables and donations was $9,858.58. According to organizers, this amount will cover all costs in the purchase and installation of the system. Carbon Grocery had been the target for a number of break-ins o

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Rosebud Opera Theatre presents, “The Christians”


“The Christians”, by American playwright Lucas Hnath, opened in the Rosebud Opera Theatre on September 22 and will run to October 28.

It is a very challenging story and presentation.

But having said that, what else can be said that will encourage attendance?

One reviewer (The New York Post) said “…drama about a theological battle. This is a production we can believe in.” Another said it would appeal to both believers and unbelievers.

The publicity poster giv

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Prairie College celebrates 95 years: hosts Community Day

Prairie College Campus was fully involved, this past weekend (Sept. 22 through to Sept 24), with a 1967 Alumni Re-graduation, Community Day and Celebration of Prairie’s 95th Birthday.

Friday AM had a chapel service with Distinguished Alumnus Graham Watt giving a message. In the evening the class of 1967 had their re-graduation. Their speaker was Distinguished Alumnus George Durance.

Saturday Morning Devotion time was led by Distinguished Alumnus Dr. Lorne Rabuka.

There was a noon time BBQ

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“Christmas in September” this Saturday

With a bit of an autumn chill in the air, it may help set the mood for the annual Three Hills “Christmas in September” Farmer’s Market scheduled for this Saturday (Sept. 23.), at the Three Hills Curling Rink. Doors open at 11 AM and the market runs until 4 PM.

The theme for a Farmer’s Market is “Make it, Bake it, or Grow it” and a regulation determines that 80% of the product available must fit that description. That allows up to 20% that could be classified

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