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. … […]

Arts & Culture

Christmas ornaments put smiles on seniors faces

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Lucie Roy

Judith Clarke has been busy working and collecting all year to put smiles on seniors’ faces this Christmas season.
The labour of love started with the Christmas decorations she received when she was 12 years old. Since then she acquired quite a few more festive decorative houses. This year she put the word out for Christmas decorations and the donations poured in… […]

Local News

Cardiff man looking to continue role with Lions International

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Lucie Roy

The historic final Multiple District 37L meeting was held in Edmonton Nov. 1 with several Morinville Lions Club members in attendance. Multiple District (MD) 37L District Governor Bob Hunter of Cardiff also spoke at the event.
In addition to preparing for the Lions International 100-year anniversary in 2017, the Lions are in the midst of a historical re-districting affecting Montana, Alberta… […]

Local News

New building marks renewed commitment for local law firm

Reading Time: 3 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

Rising above 100 Street in Morinville’s downtown core is a brand new 5,300 square foot office building for the law firm of Putnam and Lawson. The building is nearly three times the size of the firm’s former location across the road. The project broke ground Apr. 1 and Gord Putnam, Andrew Lawson and their staff open the doors Nov. 12 on a new chapter in the 28-year-old law firm’s story… […]

Morinville

Memorial tree recognizes fallen military

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Morinville News Staff

A memoriam tree has been set up at Town Hall in recognition of nearly 200 members of Canada’s military that died in the line of duty during the Afghanistan Mission. The tree was put up Nov. 3 by two Morinville residents, Lauri Ann and husband Jeff [last name withheld]…. […]

Local News

Pastor says people built The Father’s House

Reading Time: 4 minutesby Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Tears stream down Pastor Greg Fraser’s face as he stands side by side with his wife Betty and children Mitchell and Michala on the Morinville Community Cultural Centre stage. Fraser’s brother Doug has just told the story of how he broke his finger because Greg kept bashing his face against Doug’s fist… […]

Morinville

MCHS students start a journey of volunteerism

Reading Time: 2 minutesby Lauren Stromner

Students at Morinville Community High School (MCHS) will get a unique opportunity to give back to the community this school year. The school has reserved several volunteer dates with a number of Edmonton agencies, including the Bissell Centre, the Edmonton Food Bank and the Hope Mission. Students in the MCHS Interact Club and the Religious Studies classes can volunteer their time and talents with each group… […]