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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Over 600 people attended the Home For Christmas concerts presented by the Three Hills Arts Academy last Friday and Saturday night. Under the direction of Dr. James Janzen, the choirs were magnificent. Add the brass ensemble, strings, piano and hand bell chorus and the performance was more than worthy of the standing ovations received both nights.
I was proud and privileged to take part in the writing and reading of Christmas memories. You might say I'm a "raving fan" of Christmas.
If you took in

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Christmas is on the way and this week the Three Hills Water Tower will light up and the street light decorations will be placed.
If that doesn't get you in the Christmas spirit, get down to the Three Hills Community Centre for the Christmas Farmers Market this Friday and Saturday. This year's market is a record breaker, featuring 80 vendors spread throughout all three rooms of the Community Centre. It's a mall! An exciting addition to Moonlight Madness on Friday, December 10, is the introduction

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