Acme’s Sawyer Family featured in Real Farm Lives

Real Farm Lives, a documentary web series takes the viewer on a journey out of the city and onto the farm. CropLife Canada, the association behind the series, aims to de-mystify food production in Canada.

On October 8, 2019 the second season premiered on featuring Alberta’s farm family, Matt Sawyer, wife Tara and their three teenage children: Quin, Cassidy, and Emmett. Matt is a fourth-generation farmer who grows canola, wheat, barley and malt barley west of Acme. The oth

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Operation Christmas Child 2019 is underway

Operation Christmas Child 2019 is underway now in Three Hills with collection week being November 18-23.

This project, under the auspices of Samaritan’s Purse, is now in its 26th year.

Logistics Coordinator Bobbie Bauer says of this project: “It starts with you packing shoeboxes full of small gifts. The gifts go to children in some of the most destitute parts of the world, as a tangible and very meaningful expression of God’s love.”

This year the boxes are being sent to

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Drumheller RCMP seize 5 restricted guns, two facing charges

Drumheller Alta, - On October 11th 2019 Drumheller RCMP were investigating a complaint from a concerned citizen about a suspicious vehicle. Later the same day, a patrol officer located the vehicle parked in Downtown Drumheller. While investigating the vehicle, a green 2004 Audi stationwagon, it was determined the plate on the vehicle was not a match and had been stolen. A female passenger of the vehicle was detained exiting a nearby business and soon after police entered the business to look fo

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The first to visit

Life-long benefactor of the Kneehill Historical Museum, Ethel Jasman-Skokowski, was the first to use the persons-with-disabilities ramp into the Village School last week and to ring the school bell. Her support combined with a grant of $7,000 from Alberta Tourism & Culture and the skill of local trades people gives community access to the recently restored Museum addition, to be officially opened to the public next June. Ruth Wright, a Historical Society director and enthusiastic guide, too

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