With the end of August quickly approaching, many parents are preparing for the start of school.  Binders, scissors, glue and pencils are just a few of the many items needed by students in an effort to promote their academic success. With that success is a price tag, and unfortunately the price of school supplies can be a dreaded thought when faced with expenses that strain an all ready tight budget.
In an effort to make back to school more bearable, the Kneehill Tools for School program is once

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Trochu Mayor Barry Kletke and Councillor Bill Cunningham officially welcomed Paul and Seema Napoleon as owners of the Trochu Bottle Depot. They have two daughters, Stephanie and Elsy. Presently assisting them is Matt Powell. Paul and Seema were happy to accept the framed print of a Daphne Stankievech painting as a welcoming gift.

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Lest We Forget

"In Honour of Our Veterans" is the title of the latest mural erected in Three Hills. The Three Hills Mural Society is proud to pay tribute to the many brave men and women who have served our nation in past and present wars as well as peace keeping missions. The mural was painted by Lead Artist Brian Parlane and assistants Heather Honecker and Kelli Rigden. By supporting the Annual Three Hills Mural Society 200 Club Raffle the mural project will achieve its target of 12 murals by 2012, Three Hil

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Trochu Council invited the Trochu & District Hall Board to Council's August 16 meeting to speak about a letter from a concerned citizen whose issue was having campers in the Hall parking lot. The citizen believed the camping caused an increase in noise levels and would detract from revenues at the Lions Campground. Hall Board members felt that allowing some camping in its parking lot was a convenience that was offered for those taking part in hall functions (that bring in revenue for the hal

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