Damage tops $30,000

Sometime between midnight and 7:30 a.m. on February 23, 2011, the Bethel Church located at 123-4th Ave. S. in Three Hills, was broken into by breaking a blue pane window on the east side of the church. It was also found that the north back door had a broken security window in it.
Culprit(s) went throughout the church, doing damage which amounted to over $30,000. Culprit(s) also defecated on the floor in a room on the stage of the gymnasium.
Stolen from the church was:
1) Portable stereo; boomb

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Sex Offender charged with Kidnapping

 

With the arrest of 43-year-old John Francis Dionne last Friday, Feb 25, on warrants that included the alleged kidnapping of a 10-year-old girl from a Calgary shopping mall, the quiet village of Linden was once again inundated with a barrage of media. Not since the release in October 2010 of the public advisory poster of this controversial new Linden resident, has the Village witnessed such a flurry of media scrutiny. The community at large did not take well to the news that a man with a histo

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The Importance of the Early Years
32 families, totalling approximately 90 children and adults, took part in February 16th's Kneehill Early Years Fair, held at the Bethel Evangelical Missionary Church, in Three Hills. There were 18 stations from services throughout the communities, with relevance to early childhood development. Childcare was provided by students from Prairie College's Early Learning and Child Care program. The day afforded parents an opportunity to complete the Ages and Stages questionnaire, meet with organizati

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At Trochu Council's February 14 meeting, the Administrator reported on another ATM theft in Irricana that became the subject of a television news report (previous Friday) that highlighted the frustration of residents in the Beiseker Detachment area. This 'policing absence' for Beiseker, Acme, and Linden was a topic as well, at a Jan. 26 RCMP meeting with Three Hills Detachment area Councillors. The Administrator's report also made note that Dr. Calhoun would be off for a year beginning the end o

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