Around the town in photos


The boys and girls of summer
The Morinville Mixed Softball League took to the diamonds over the weekend to kick off their season. Skyline diamonds saw plenty of softball action at all four diamonds.

Down ‘N’ Dirty – Kurt Edworthy of Down ‘N’ Dirty in full swing just prior to laying into the ball. The Morinville Mixed Slow Pitch League kicked off the season over the weekend filling Skyline Diamonds with plenty of softball action. See page 29 for more photos. – Stephen Dafoe Photo

Joel Chevalier of the Expos gets lined up looking for a dinger.

James Cormier of the Expos heads for home plate.


Justin Proulx, a volunteer with the Legal Fire Department, helps with the cooking Saturday morning at the Legal Fire Hall prior to the start of the Town Wide garage sale. The Fire Department hosted a pancake breakfast fundraiser from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Breakfast was $5 per person with the proceeds going towards the playground project. – Lucie Roy Photo

On Saturday Valerie and Kevin Loseth were busy working on the holes and posts for the fencing of the Morinville Community Garden Phase 2. – Lucie Roy Photo

Iris Mathieson was busy filling the wheelbarrow at the work bee on Saturday at the Morinville Community Garden.

Aspen resident Francis Romanik gets a hand-made flower attached to her vest by Cathy Benson at the Mother’s Day Tea held Saturday at Aspen House. The afternoon include refreshments and piano music by Abel Urbina. – Lucie Roy Photo

Tragedy struck north of Morinville Saturday afternoon. Fire destroyed a home along Highway 2. The fire jumped the highway but was brought under control within short order. Local firefighters responded to seven calls within an hour, including the home fire, a non-residential structure fire, two vehicle fires and others. – Submitted Photo


The Cardiff Golf and Country Club Restaurant held a Mother’s Day Brunch Sunday. The homemade delicacies were prepared by Red Seal Chef Margaret Andris who is in the process of working towards the Chef de Cuisine. Nicknamed “Ma” Andris just started this spring at the restaurant. She is also on the culinary Team Nait and will be going to Germany for the second time to the Culinary Olympics. Mother’s Day brunches were also held at the Legion, cultural Centre and the Green Bean. – Lucie Roy Photo

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