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Morinville News

Morinville’s newly elected sworn in

By Ashley Janes
Photos by Lucie Roy

Morinville – The official Swearing In Ceremony for Morinville’s recently elected Mayor Lisa Holmes and Council members Nicole Boutestein, Stephen Dafoe, Brennan FitzGerald, Rob Ladouceur, Gord Putnam and Barry Turner was held in town chambers the evening of Oct. 29. Holmes revealed great expectations for this new council, explaining: “Our Council will begin a fairly in-depth series of orientation meetings over the next few weeks. We will be touring each of the town departments to meet staff and get familiar with processes and procedures. Our focus will be on getting up to speed with the financial processes as our first priority will be working on the 2014 budget.”… […]

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Arts & Culture

Our Morinville Oct. 30 edition

Our Morinville is an opportunity to view life through our community members’ lenses. Photos can be of this and surrounding communities, cool photos from places our readers have visited. The pages… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Column: Joe Morinville

Last weekend the Town had that Reuse it or Loose it thing at the ball diamonds. That’s where folks can recycle stuff. Since everybody’s so fired up about recycling, I figured I’d recycle my column from last Halloween. […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Editorial: The people really were for the steeple

As Prairie Gold Scaffolding Ltd. workers began the process of tearing down their framework last Wednesday, residents and visitors once again got the opportunity to see our historic St. Jean Baptiste Church without the green netting that has protected workers and obscured our vision since May… […]

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Legal

Community profile: Here Comes the Titans

by Will Doney (Club Reporter)

The Legal Titan School 4H club started their first year on September 18th, 2013 after school in the town of Legal. The club starts at about 3:30 p.m. after school every second Wednesday. Our 4H club was started by the grade 2 teacher, Mrs. Kieser and the club offers many projects like, Foods, Pets, Clothing, Fit for Life, and Cleavers… […]

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Legal

Legal has a new mayor

by Lucie Roy
With Morinville News Files

Legal – The Town of Legal held their Organizational meeting and Swearing-In Ceremony Monday afternoon, a week after residents in Legal went to the polls to elect five Council members from among seven candidates… […]

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Morinville News

Sturgeon Victim Services looking for advocates

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – A local group is looking for a helping hand to offer victims of crime or crisis a helping hand through times of trouble. Sturgeon Victim Services, a volunteer-run organization that operates year round and 24 hours a day in connection with the RCMP, are often called upon to immediately work with victims when an incident occurs or within a day or two, depending on the assessed need.
In addition to offering 24-hour crisis response support, SVS Program Coordinator Donna McPherson said the organization deals with post trauma support, bereavement support, court accompaniment, and providing basic information on general RCMP procedures and referrals to other agencies, including the food bank and other social agencies. It is not uncommon for advocates to stay in contact with victim for as long as two years, particularly when assisting victims through the court process. … […]

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Local News

Anglican faithful to return to town for worship

by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Five months after their church was consumed by fire, an Anglican congregation will return to town for worship. St. Andrew Anglican Church will begin worshipping at the Morinville United Church beginning Nov. 24. Local Anglicans will hold their worship service at 9 a.m., just prior to the United Church congregation holding theirs in the same building. … […]

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Morinville Sports

Sports shorts

Photo by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – The Morinville Senior AA Kings played their first home-ice game Saturday night, defeating the visiting Westlock Warriors 6-5, an identical score to their Friday night win over the Whitecoart Wild. The weekend wins bring the Kings’ record to 2-1-0 this season and place them in a two-way tie with the Devon Barons for first place in the North Central Hockey League’s North Division… […]

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Arts & Culture

Cultural Centre packs the house with dinner theatre

Photos by Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – If an actor falls in the Cultural Centre, does anyone hear it? Such a question was a reasonable one Saturday night when Slixer Entertainment’s cast of actors came to town for the centre’s first sold out event of the 2013-2014 performance series.

A Little Murder on the Menu mixed a roast beef and chicken buffet provided by Green Bean Catering with a pre-Halloween murder mystery … […]

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Arts & Culture

Tofield author coming to town

by Ashley Janes

Morinville – Eileen Schuh, author of the young adult (YA) BackTracker series, which includes novels The Traz and Fatal Error, will be at the Morinville Community Library Oct. 31 at 5 p.m… […]

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Local News

School views

We Day participants pose for a group photo Friday. Below: Karah Rogers was one of 22 students from Primeau who attended the We Day held at the Saddledome in Calgary on Thursday…. […]

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Morinville News

The week in photos

Town of Morinville Public Works employees were busy at work on a water main break near Morinville Flooring last week. A large truck hit a hydrant near Scotia Bank and causes the water main to break. — Lucie Roy Photo… […]