I trust that everyone had a wonderful Christmas and New Year celebration. It's always nice to get a few days to sit back and enjoy family and friends.
2011 is the big one for the Town of Trochu. They are celebrating their 100th Anniversary. Check their "Trochu Cenennial Footprint" column in each issue of The Capital throughout this year. Each week will profile two of Trochu's personalities from the past 100 years.
Saturday, January 15 the Town of Three Hills and Three Hills and District Chamber

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Each Christmas, for over 30 years, The Capital turns the pages of our Christmas issue over to the Grades 4, 5 and 6 students of the Three Hills School and the Grade 5 and 6 students of the Prairie Christian Academy.
They are responsible for drawing What Christmas Means to each and every one of them. The Grade 6 students write stories about their most memorable Christmas.
What a wonderful experience it has been for me to work with the students, staff and administration of these great schools over

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The other day a lady from Trochu burst through the door of our Sears store and asked if we were going out of business. We assured her that Sears - Three Hills is alive and well and open for business.
My friend Elsie Garson just dropped in to sign our Annual Community Christmas Card. She asked, "You're not closing the Sears store, are you?" I smiled and said, "No, where did you hear that?" She said she had been at the Trochu Drop-In Centre and the word was that Sears was closing. Somebody has got

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Friday, December 10 is going to be a big day in Three Hills with Moonlight Madness seeing stores open until 11 PM.
Some businesses will offer all-day specials where others stick to the 6 PM to 11 PM theme. Check this issue for great values and shop til you drop.
This year you can head down to the Three Hills Community Centre where you'll find a "Mall of Vendors", about 70, at the Moonlight Madness Christmas Market from 6 PM to 11 PM.
Santa will be at the Christmas Market for photos during Moonli

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