The week in photos

Talking about education

From left: Marjorie Kirsop with son David, Leah Elzinga, Marlena deJong, Morinville-Barrhead-Westlock MLA Maureen Kubinec and Sarah Hall met in Morinville Friday afternoon at the Bistro di Madre Piccolo for a discussion on the future of public school in Morinville. Kubinec will be available at the Bistro on alternating Fridays to talk to consituents.

– Lucie Roy Photo

Local cat does the cat walk in Edmonton Cat Show

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Above: Maureen Davies prepares local cat Balimoor Snow Sprite of Toreador for the judging ring during the Edmonton Cat Show.

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Local cat, Snow Sprite with Judge from Washington on Saturday morning.

– Lucie Roy Photos

Morinville Lions Club President Francis Fryters presented a cheque to 1 CER 3061 Morinville Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corp Captain Doug Marietta. – Lucie Roy Photo

Raelyn Crush makes her 141st blood donation during the mobile Blood Donor Clinic held Oct. 21 at the Rendez-Vous Centre. Crush was one of two people who had donatedmore than 140 times. The next clinics are Nov. 18 and Jan. 20.

– Lucie Roy Photo


Work continues on Re/Max’s new office (above) and the Trade Developments Inc. project (below), both on 100 Avenue in Morinville’s downtown. – Lucie Roy Photos



Cory Brenneis sent in these photos of Jakob and Matthew D’Aoust, two young entrepreneurs who came around looking for work. “They offered to rake my lawn for $2” Brenneis said. “We had a little meeting about what my expectations were and that if they did a good job I would pay them a fair wage.” Brenneis said it took the two boys an hour to clean the leaves out from his front hedge, a job he paid them 10 times their original ask. “They did a great job! I would give them a good reference any time,” he said, adding he’s already spotted the entrepreneurs raking another yard.


Heritage Lodge resident Kathy Fisher poses with a tomato that started sproutfrom inside. Ken Ryks brought the tomato in for the Heritage Lodge Garden Club members to look at Oct. 21. Although the tomato caused a bit of a buzz, the condition is called vivipary and is quite common. Ryks said some call it a pregnant tomato and that it happens in some types of tomatoes more than other. – Lucie Roy Photo

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