The week in photos

Young entrepreneurs, trade shows and Johnny Cash tribute shows passed our cameras this week. Here are some of the past week’s newsmakers in photos. – Stephen Dafoe Photos.


Young entrepreneur
Seven-and-a-half-year-old Aiden Rookes was showing the entrepreneurial spirit with his iced tea and lemonade stand Tuesday afternoon. He told us he made $13.25 on the first hour and a bit. The young businessman built his own table.


RCMP and Peace Officers were checking eastbound and westbound Highway 642 Thursday morning for seat belts and child restraints. Although tickets were issued in some cases, the stop was largely educational, offering parents some pointers on properly securing seats.


The man in black
Morinville’s Gene Gebo packed the cultural centre Friday and Saturday night with his Johnny Cash tribute show. The Rotary Club of Morinville fundraiser drew 350 Friday night and sold out Friday night with 400 seats filled. Rotary President Sheldon fingler said he was beyond pleased with the event’s success.

Trade Show offer variety of activities

More than 1550 people attended the Explore the Wonders Trade Show at the arena over the weekend. Below are soem highlights from the event.


Alexander First Nation drummers perform an honour song during the opening ceremonies Friday night.


Four food trucks competed in the Battle of the Food Trucks Friday night, and celebrity judges filled their bellies with what was available for sale through the weekend.


Luke Nolan and Riley Quinn offer some musical entertainment on the Quinn Entertainment Stage.


The mystery crate is uncrated.


inside the crate was a Terracotta Warrior presented to the Chamber from their Chinese trip hosts, and presented to the Town from the Chamber in memory of Board Mmber Keith Norris, who died Apr. 1.


Dogs were in fashion and high fashion during the Morinville Veterinary Clinic’s dog grooming contest. Bibble the Pomeranian was the winner.

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