Jerry Wittstock returned as Reeve at Organizational Meeting

Kneehill County began their Oct. 22 meeting with the annual organizational meeting first. It was about 1-1/4 hour in length with Jerry Wittstock as Reeve and Faye McGhee voted in as Deputy Reeve. As that portion of the meeting ended, they took a small break and began the regular meeting with the 10:00 a.m. public hearing for the Red Deer County and Kneehill County Intermunicipal Development Plan. There were two members present from Red Deer County who waived their opportunity to speak. There we

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Olds RCMP Investigate a Domestic Dispute Involving a Firearm in Torrington

Olds, Alberta – On October 16th, 2019 at approximately 1:15 PM, Olds RCMP responded to report of a distraught female in Torrington who called police as her common law husband threatened to kill her. He had a loaded firearm and was in the residence with her as she was on the line with the police dispatcher. The call was cut off abruptly as officers from Olds, Didsbury and Three Hills Detachments were responding. When en route an update was received that the male was walking down the street

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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 realfarmlives.ca 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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