Minor injuries result from Train/Grader crash

 

A Kneehill County road grader operator escaped serious injury when he collided with a CN Train on Tuesday morning, June 28.
RCMP at the scene made the call for emergency services to be dispatched. At around 6:30 am, Linden Fire and Rescue and Kneehill Ambulance were dispatched to an area just south of the hamlet of Swalwell, on Township Road 30-0 and Range Road 24-3.
The road grader had already made one pass on the road going east but on his return pass, traveling west, he was beginning to cr

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Acme School receives development funds

Acme School will soon expand with the installation of two new modular units for child care programs.
Richard Marz, MLA for Olds/Didsbury/Three Hills, presented a cheque from the provincial government for $200,000 to Ron Kenworthy, Board Chair, Golden Hills School Division at a brief ceremony in Acme on June 26.
The funding will cover costs for site development including hook/up services and the delivery of themodular classrooms from the manufacturing site to the school.
Creating Child Care Choi

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Three Hills Fire Hall officially dedicated

Residents of Three Hills and area gathered to celebrate the official opening of the new fire hall in Three Hills last Friday afternoon. Three Hills Fire Chief Art Creasser opened the ceremonies by introducing the honoured guests, Crowfoot Member of Parliament Kevin Sorenson, Olds/ Didsbury/Three Hils MLA Richard Marz, Mayor Kevin Edwards, and CEO Jack Ramsden.

Since 1957, to be exact, the volunteer firefighters of Three Hills have been stationed out of the old Fire Hall on 4th Ave. South. As th

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Acme celebrates Centennial in style

 

Acme's Centennial celebration parade of Saturday, June 26 had to have been one of the best for length and variety of entries. At around 45 minutes, the length of parade was all anyone could talk about, until one of the many other events of the day caught their attention.
In the category of Organizations & Clubs, 1st place went to the Acme Centennial 2010 float that carried a birthday cake and three of Acme's most celebrated seniors: Evelyn Gibson, Jewel Tanton, and Frances Hope. Alberta

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