Above: Birds enjoy a bath in a Morinville backyard.
– Linda Lyons Photo
Music and mentalism
More than 50 people gathered at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre to enjoy supper and entertainment from Mind Mentalist Louis Pezzani and musician Eddie Bulger.
– Lucie Roy Photos
The Morinville Community Library hosted Edmonton playwright and novelist Katherine Koller Oct. 13. Koller has just released her first novel Art Lessons. Koller writes fiction and for radio, stage (theatre, ballet, opera and dance) and screen.The Edmonton Fringe Festival, CBC Radio, Jagged Edge Lunchbox Theatre, Winnipeg‘s FemFest, Alumnae Theatre in Toronto and Walterdale Playhouse in Edmonton have all hosted her one-act comedies. She also teaches in the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta.
– Submitted Photo
Western Canadian Challenge
The Morinville Wolves volleyball teams took to the courts for three days of volleyball competition during the Lions Western Canadian Challenge Oct. 13 to 15. The annual sporting event drew teams from across the province and beyond. In total, 24 teams participated – 12 Senior Boys and 12 Senior Girls teams.
MCHS Boys capture the WCC Championship for first time
submitted by Kent Lessard
MCHS, a school of 420 high school students, defeated Paul Kane in the quarterfinals and Ernest Manning in the semi finals – both 4A school that are more than double the size of MCHS.
In the final the boys played their North Central Zone Rivals. The Wolves lost an exciting first set 26-28. The team did not let that get them down as the bounced back to take the 2nd set 25-23. The third set saw the Wolves take an early lead and finish off the Gryphons 15-12 to win the tournament.
The SACHS girls represented St. Albert in the final. The Skyhawks won the first game over St. Joseph Grande Prairie 25-20, lost the 2nd set 25-19 and then in the 3rd set St. Joe’s prevailed 15-12.
– Stephen Dafoe Photos
Crime Watch launches new banners
Sturgeon Rural Crime Watch Association (SRCWA) revealed their two new promotional banners they received from the Alberta Provincial Rural Crime Watch Association during their Oct. 11 meeting.
Norm Meunier and SRCWA President Francoise Meunier, Sturgeon County Councillor Susan Evans and Mayor Tom Flynn were at the reveal, along with 20 other association members in attendance.
“SRCW has a new look; what used to be our website is now a blog-not quite completed but take a look,” said Francoise Meunier.
The new banners were on display Oct. 12 in Legal for the free presentation on Frauds, Scams and Home Protection.
The event was hosted by the Legal Catholic Women’s League. Along with SRCWA there were presentations by RCMP members Cpl Gulash and Cst. Tearle.
– Lucie Roy Photo