The holiday season is just around the corner. This time of year means different things to different people. Most recognize the Christmas season as a time for family, sharing, and gift giving. For those in the world who are less fortunate, and aren't familiar with the joy of the Christmas season, Samaritan's Purse created Operation Christmas Child. It is now the worlds largest Christmas project.
Gift filled shoe boxes are sent to children in more than 100 countries, transcending all barriers- lan

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The libraries of Kneehill County are looking a little brighter these days with the help of our local young artists. Initiated by the Arts Alive Board the displays, which have been featured in Three Hills, Trochu and Carbon are just a small sampling of blossoming young artists.
I would like to express what a great honour it is to be asked to submit some of our daughter Jessica's art pieces for this project. Ironically, it is in this month dedicated to the awareness of Down Syndrome and I'm gratef

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Trochu supports UFA Small Town Heroes

 

Congratulations to the community of Trochu for supporting another worthy cause, the UFA Small Town Heroes contest.
Troy Niemi, everybody's best friend at countless community events, received 9184 online votes, good for eighth place for the province of Alberta.
Judges took votes as well as the profiles of nominees into account in awarding prizes. Dr. Lewke-Bugle of Milk River (119,617 votes) and Doris McFarlane (3001 votes) of Beaverlodge won Paul Brandt concerts and $2500 each for their towns

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Disney's "Mulan" is Tro-Val Presents' production in the works for Nov. 3-6.
Not only are they doing this production in the fall instead of the spring, they are also busy creating characters, sets and costumes plus learning the songs and choreography for a spectacular show with a theme (Asian) they have not done before. The dinner theatre will be a delight with Chinese fare. The show closely follows the Disney movie with all the great songs with obvious differences as it is a stage production. Wa

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