First Morinville Scout leaders unload six skids (approximately $25,000) of Scout Popcorn Tuesday night. The popcorn will be sorted and distributed to the Scouts who sold it for delivery to their customers. Later this month 1st Morinville Scouts will be selling Christmas Trees at Home Hardware. – Stephen Dafoe Photo
The Morinville Lions Club made a trip to G. H. Primeau School Tuesday, kicking off the Pride Celebration by announcing the winners of the club’s Peace Poster contest. The Lions International Peace Poster Contest is an annual event that takes place in local schools and youth groups, encouraging young people to express their visions of peace. This year’s theme was Imagine Peace. The first-place winner from Morinville will go on to an Edmonton-region component of the contest and stands a chance to go on to the North American level of the competition. Harmony Ralph was the second-place winner at Primeau and won $30. The first place winner was Jarvis Van Brabent who received a cheque for $50.
Cold enough to freeze your berries off
Snow sits on the berries and branches of a tree, creating a wintery image. Monday’s temperatures dropped to -17 overnight. Temperatures are set to drop to as low as -24 over the next couple of days, warming slightly Saturday in time for the Morinville Light up the Night Festival. – Stephen Dafoe Photo.