Emmett Sawyer receives 4-H L.E.A.D. Scholarship

One local student has received a big honour. Emmett Sawyer, of the Acme area, has been named a 4-H L.E.A.D. Scholarship recipient. L.E.A.D. stands for “Leadership Excellence Awards of Distinction” and is comprised of four pillars each with their own scholarship: Community Engagement & Communications, Science & Technology, Environment & Healthy Living, and Sustainable Agriculture & Food Security—Sawyer winning the last pillar. The scholarship consists of $20,000

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Kneehill County supports PCA project

Kneehill County Council, at its Nov. 27 regular Council meeting, moved to formally appoint Peter Tarnawsky to carry out the powers, duties, and functions of Chief Administration Officer as interim CAO effective Dec. 15, 2018. Mr. Tarnawsky was the CAO with Sturgeon County before parting ways in Nov. 2017.

A cheque was presented to David Amendt of Prairie Christian Academy in the amount of $25,000.

Ziggy Kozlowski made a presentation to the County regarding a ‘community idea’.

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Division 7 Councillor hosts Huxley meeting

Kneehill County Division 7 Councillor Ken King held a discussion regarding the interests of Huxley residents on Monday, Nov. 26. The meeting took place in the Huxley Community Centre and the first time slot from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. attracted 17 residents, including two ex-county councillors. There was another session after supper, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. A leaflet labelled ‘Huxley Overview’ listed some facts about water/ground water, wastewater, roads and drainage networks, and Ag,

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Structure fire causes extensive damage to Industrial Park

Emergency Services were dispatched to a structure fire at an Industrial Park just to the south west of Linden, along Hwy 806, on Friday, Nov. 23 at around 5:45 a.m. Linden Fire and Rescue received mutual aid from Acme, Carbon, Three Hills, and Torrington Fire Departments to put out the fire in what was a hog barn in years past. The facility now has many separate bays and is used for storage of equipment and product for Pebble Creek, Stampede Steel, and S & G Concrete businesses. A faulty th

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