Arts & Culture

The week in photos

Reading Time: 3 minutesLittle three-week old Cade Northcott was the youngest to visit the man in red at the Breakfast with Santa hosted by the Morinville Lions Club Saturday at the Rendez-Vous Centre. More than 200 attended the breakfast. Proceeds went to the Knights of Columbus Christmas Hamper Program. – Lucie Roy Photo […]

Morinville Sports

Morinville Jets take down Stony Plain Flyers

Reading Time: 1 minuteby Stephen Dafoe

Saturday night’s home-ice contest with the Stony Plain Flyers was not much of a contest for the Morinville Jets. The Junior B club took the flyers down 7-1 in a game that did not see the Flyers score until three minutes into the final frame… […]

Local News

Weight down – but spirits still up for annual Food Bank food drive

Reading Time: 3 minutesby Morinville News Staff

Bad weather and a decline in school participation contributed to a less than record year for the annual Fill-a-Bus event Thursday and Friday. After a day-one total of 1874 pounds was collected for the Morinville Food Bank Society Thursday afternoon, a foot of snow and plummeting temperatures kept many people at home instead of helping the cause on Friday. Friday’s stops at No Frills and Sobeys Morinville generated another 1672 pounds, bringing the two-day total to 3546 pounds, an amount less than half of 2013’s total of 7,255 pounds of food and household items… […]

Local News

Day one of Fill-A-Bus a good start for annual initiative

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Morinville News Staff

A heavier Morinville Community Bus drove over the weigh scales Thursday afternoon after day one of collecting food and donations for the Morinville Food Bank Society from schools and businesses. A total of 1,874 pounds of food was collected on the first day of collections, roughly a quarter of what was collected in total over two days last year… […]

Local News

Moms group looking to help moms, dads and kids have a good Christmas

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

The Morinville’s Marvelous Moms (MMM) facebook group is breaking away from their smartphones and tablets to put their mission in motion again this holiday season. The 1100 member group, committed to creating positive change in the community, is once again working on their annual Adopt-a-Family campaign, an initiative started in 2012 to help every member of families in need at Christmas. … […]