World War II Veteran recounts Military history

Three Hills resident and WWII veteran, Dixon Carter, shared briefly his history with the Canadian Military. He served in England as a Motor Vehicle Mechanic from January ’42 to September ’45.

When asked as to any particular impression that stood out to him about the war, he related the “shock” that he as a young Canadian farm boy felt when on an early de-embarkation leave he and a friend made a trip to London to visit one of his cousins, and saw, for the first time, the

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Three Hills Aquatic Centre celebrates 30 years

Three Hills Mayor Tim Shearlaw, center right, is joined by, left to right, Darta Thiessen - Assistant Manager, Ron Wilson - former Town Councillor and Aquatic Centre Building Committee Chairman and Bev Olver - Facility Manager since 1989, in cutting the cake to mark the 30th anniversary of the facility. It was 30 years ago, on November 7, 1987 that the official Grand Opening was held. Cake (donated by Three Hills IGA), hot dogs and hot chocolate were all part of the fun as was a glow stick/disc

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Suspicious bale fire east of Linden

Linden Fire and Rescue, Carbon and Acme Fire Departments, along with a tender from Three Hills attended a bale fire east of Linden on Thursday, Nov 2, around 4:15 p.m. As the property owner was turning into the yard, at Range Road 24-2 and Linden’s 30-4 he witnessed a male wearing a cowboy hat, driving away in an older, white Chevrolet, extended cab. As he was leaving the property, the intruder reportedly even waved at the owner.

Following the tracks in the snow to the centre of the bale

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Three Hills and District Seed Cleaning Plant celebrates 60 years

The Three Hills and District Seed Cleaning Plant celebrated 60 years of operation on Monday night at their annual gathering at the Three Hills Community Centre. Kicking off the evening was the shareholders supper meeting, followed by the general meeting in which the terms for three of the directors was up for election. The evening was filled with sharing of memories and laughter, as well as acknowledgement of those who have worked hard to make the plant what it is today.

The evening included an

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