Proceeds from an upcoming golf tournament will help cover medical and other costs for a former Morinville resident who suffered a serious injury in December of 2014. The event takes place Aug. 29 at 2 p.m. at the Edmonton Garrison Memorial Golf Course.
Edmonton magician Jeffrey Paches entertained Town of Morinville Summer Camp participants at the cultural centre Thursday afternoon. Paches mixed solid magic, audience participation and plenty of laughs into his performance.
The late afternoon storm that blew through Morinville Thursday cancelled the first of three Music in the Park events. Jan and Jim Baker were to bring the first of their Summer Music in the Park events to Town July 23; however, the event has been tentatively rescheduled for July 30. The event will feature singer/songwriter Jan Baker and Canadiana singer/songwriter John Spearn beneath the clock tower for 90 minutes of music. In addition to providing an evening of summer entertainment, the free concerts are in aid of the Morinville Food Bank Society.
Morinville, Alberta - On July 25th, 2015, at approximately 11:42 a.m., Morinville RCMP responded to a report of a missing 2 year old female child who had been playing at a park in the Lakes Subdivision with her siblings. The child from Morinville, was found unresponsive in a nearby pond by RCMP. Life saving efforts were initiated, but the child was later pronounced deceased by Emergency Medical Services. Morinville RCMP and the Edmonton Medical Examiner's Office continue to investigate. The RCMP will not be releasing any further details at this time.
Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock (BMW) MLA Glenn van Dijken was Rotary's guest speaker July 22, offering the newly-minted politician an opportunity to get to know some of his constituents a little better.
More than 40 people came out to hear the MLA, who spoke about his background, the importance of volunteering, and
Little Warriors founder Glori Meldrum thinks a Wildrose MLA’s call for increased monitoring of sex offenders makes a lot of sense.
Wildrose Shadow Justice Minister Scott Cyr appealed July 17 for stricter controls after a convicted Edmonton sex offender identified as high risk by police was arrested in close proximity to children.
Sturgeon County held a special Council Meeting on Monday to make a Declaration of Agricultural Disaster.The Request for Decision (RFD) included the Alberta Drought Risk Management Plan for Alberta, Alberta Agriculture Moisture Update as of July 7 and the Precipitation Accumulation as of July 15.
It was almost three years ago that Morinville Baptist Church was destroyed in an overnight fire. Though the physical structure of the church was soon levelled, the faith and determination of the congregation was not.
Morinville resident Keltie Brisson is Heritage Lodge’s new program coordinator, having taken over the reins from Mary Benson, now at Aspen Lodge. Brisson has 14 years experience in long-term care and continuing care. She is a certified recreation therapist through Alberta Therapeutic Recreation Association (ATRA). “I decided to sell my day program,” she said, adding the business is located in Edmonton. “I sold my half and decided I needed to simplify and work in town. Thinking I’d take the summer off, this position popped up in the newspaper.”
There was a somewhat new face at Aspen House last week. Mary Benson left her position as Program Coordinator at Heritage Lodge July 10 and started last Wednesday at Aspen. At her new post, Benson will perform the same work she did at her former job, providing programing for residents.
The Sturgeon County Junior Roller Derby Association was excited about holding their first junior invitational after two years in the sport. Junior skaters were invited to join SCJRDA for a double header Invitational that mixed Level 1 and 2 skaters in the first bout, followed by the harder-hitting Level 3s. The event was hosted by the Town of Gibbons Saturday, coinciding with the community’s Annual Pioneer Days Town Festival.