What Made Headlines in 2010: Part Three

This is the third edition of the year 2010 in review. Check it out to get a quick overview of what you may have missed between July and September.

July

The Village of Linden's Coulee Park gets a major spruce up, thanks to 34 Encana employees, Linden residents, Village staff, park caretakers, and local firemen.
Trochu celebrates Canada Day with a parade, followed by festivities around town, including the popular dunk tank.
About 180 people enjoyed an outdoor movie, "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs," in Trochu, an ACE Communities initiative.
Three Hills hosts a weekend of fun, with their Summer Celebration that included a parade, featuring Calgary's Bishop Grandin Marching Ghosts.
Keiver's Lake sees major upgrades, and is cited as an excellent stay-cation.
Twenty one young, local athletes compete at the Kids of Steel triathlon in Red Deer.
Three Hills Vintage Tractor Pull is held July 17-18, with 45 tractors taking part in the pull, and eight in the slow races.
Three Hills Child Care Center remains busy through the summer, with their summer program, and school age program.
Kneehill Regional FCSS presents their Annual Report to Council from 2009.
Acme/Linden U18 Boys and Acme/Linden U18 Girls win Provincial Soccer Championships.
The six week Summer Fun program is a huge hit with children ages 6-12, organized by Whitney Ramsden.
Sears Three Hills holds their Grand Opening, Friday, July 23, with an outdoor BBQ party, and all donations going towards the Three Hills Playschool.

August

Three Hills bids farewell to landmark building, located on the northwest corner of 3rd Avenue and Main Street, directly west of the post office.
Acme Red Sox baseball team earns the Provincial Pee Wee Competitive Tier 2 title in Camrose.
The Millarville Paint Stakes was won by local horse Flaming Lake, during the 105th running of the Millarville Races in Alberta.
The backyard of the Three Hills Arts Academy hosts, "Bard's Backyard," featuring Shakespeare's, "Twelfth Night."
Studio Alberta Affordable Housing project meets with Three Hills officials to discuss the possibility of housing units, primarily for AISH recipents, in Three Hills.
Miriam Klappe retires after 22 years with Canada Post, 15 of those years at the Three Hills Post Office.
The latest mural, titled "In Honour of Our Veterans," is the newest mural erected in Three Hills.
Paul Touzin travels by bicycle from Inuvik, NWT to his home in Ottawa, ON, and stops for a rest in Three Hills on his way.
Author Sean Calvin releases new book, "The Practice of Being: Unveiling your true identity."
Arnold Stauffer's "Wonderfull Woodart" is featured in the Calgary Stampede 2010 Rotary Dream Home.
Wild Pink Yonder arrives in Acme for the night of August 24th, kick starting their Kneehill area tour.
RCMP investigate the suspicious fires at two mobile homes on two separate occasions, near Prairie Bible Institute.
TD Friends of the Environment generously donates $8,000 to Trochu in support of their clean up efforts after a wind storm.

September

RCMP suspect arson in a late night fire that destroyed an old, abandoned barn near Acme.
Renowned architects Terry Frost and Kees Prins sign on to design the townhouse homes for the Three Hills Housing Co-op initiative.
Wild Pink Yonder ride for a cure for cancer visits Acme, Three Hills, and Trochu. Each community welcomed the riders with pink people, businesses, houses and streets.
Prairie Christian Academy plays their first ever football game at Wilson Fields on September 7th.
Trenville Park, located along the Red Deer River, saw the addition of full washrooms and showers, with costs totalling $125,000.
PCAAT Student Ministry teams return from their emotional trips to Mozambique, and the Philippines.
Golden Hills Lodge celebrates their Golden Anniversary with an old-fashioned ice cream social. Current and former residents, board members and staff were present.
The Jim Eskeland family, of Drumheller, receives the 2010 BMO Farm Family Award.
The Three Hills Community Center sees major renovations and Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills MLA Richard Marz presents $125,000 towards the cost to Norm Campion, Director of Three Hills Community Memorial Center Society.
Kneehill County and the Town of Three Hills purchase and install new playground equipment at Keiver's Lake Park.
The Village of Carbon receives a $20,750.00 grant, presented by MLA Richard Marz.
Three Hills welcomes Dr. Luke Savage and family. Dr. Savage is a general practitioner and works out of the Three Hills Medical Center.
Mary Cannings, of Three Hills, is honored at a Kneehill Area Wellness Center banquet, for years of hard work with the center.
Three Hills Thrashers ready to begin regular season after a solid pre-season.
Splash Park/Wading Pool to be named the "Rob Naylor Water Park" in honor of the late councillor.