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Local News

Teen assaulted walking home

By Morinville News Staff

Morinville – A 15-year-old male who was walking home from school Thursday at approximately 12:30 p.m. was followed by what is believed to be an older model black Honda Civic with four occupants. The suspects all got out of the vehicle on 87 Avenue near 95 Street and approached the victim. One of the suspects threw the victim to the ground… […]

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Legal

Around the schools

Hats off for MCHS
Morinville Community High School Graduating Class 2012 flipped their lids Thursday afternoon after posing for the grad photo outside the school. This year’s graduation ceremony will take place in Edmonton Friday afternoon… […]

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Morinville

RCMP bring bullying knowledge to parents

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Parents had an opportunity to learn a bit about bullying May 2 during a 45-minute presentation held at École Georges P. Vanier School. The session, put on by Constable Yelena Avoine of the Morinville RCMP, explained why people bully, the signs a child is being bullied, and what parents can do to help their child… […]

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Morinville

Cardiff overpass unlikely to be completed by 2013

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Less than a year after then Transportation Minister Luke Ouellette and then Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA Ken Kowalski announced Morinville would get a second overpass; plans to have the project completed in the third or fourth quarter of 2013 as originally stated appear unlikely as the province is still working to acquire the land to make the project a reality… […]

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Local News

Organ and tissue donation helps many

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Morinville resident Sylvia Flannigan’s teenage son Lee Flannigan-McMaster lost his life on Apr. 27 2009 at the age of 17. Flannigan and her husband Andy McMaster decided to have his tissues donated. The day before her son would have been 20 years of age, Flannigan bravely spoke of the experience at the Royal Canadian Legion AB-NWT Command District 8 Rally in Norwood… […]

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Morinville

Around the town in photos – midweek edition

Here are some of the happenings around Morinville that happened in front of our lens…

Valerie Daly with the Morinville Tiny Tots Preschool was at Sobeys selling raffle tickets Tuesday afternoon. The tickets give purchasers an opportunity at the grand prize of $5,000 as well as second and third prizes of $1,000 and $500. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Proceeds […]

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Arts & Culture

Student artwork advances to nationals

By Lucie Roy

Morinville – Morinville Community High School (MCHS) student Colette Bachand is a great artist. Once more she has placed in the top end with submissions of her art work to various contests. Bachand placed first at the Alberta Provincial Level in the Royal Canadian Legion Senior Colour Poster Contest… […]

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Morinville

The day in photos

Chamber delivers grand prize
The Morinville and District Chamber of Commerce Trade Show grand prize of a $2,500 gift certificate from Highstreet Interiors and a relaxing massage from Morinville Massage Therapy was presented Monday morning at the Chamber office… […]