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Barrhead News

Town backs preliminary drawing for new pool

The Town of Barrhead has given the green light to the Barrhead Agrena Society to proceed with plans for a preliminary drawing of the proposed pool project.

Barrhead residents donate 71 units of blood

Canadian Blood Services continues to bank on the support of Barrhead residents to help fill the shelves.

BARS appreciates help from community: President

Barrhead Animal Rescue Society is starting to collect the right ingredients for a successful recipe. Earlier this year, the society staved off closing its doors.

Two killed in collision with moose

Two people are dead following a single-vehicle collision with a moose late on Aug. 17 on Highway 18 just west of Rossington. The collision took place around 10:20 p.m., said Westlock RCMP Cpl. Dave Casey.

Barrhead County residents have mixed experiences with hail storm

Many residents spent the majority of last week recovering from the shock of a severe hail storm that left in its wake a great deal of damage.

Kowalski will seek re-election

Ken Kowalski is not retiring. The Barrhead-Morinville-Westlock MLA announced on Aug. 14 that he would instead seek a tenth term.

Barrhead, Scotland residents wants to tighten relationship between communities

A Barrhead man truly believes that a person doesn’t have to be born in a town to care about their town. The only thing is, Trevor Downer lives in Barrhead, Scotland, not Barrhead, Alberta.

PHRD fraud investigation concludes

The RCMP’s Commercial Crimes Unit has finished a report on a fraud investigation at the Pembina Hills school division and forwarded the information to provincial Crown prosecutors, Barr-head RCMP’s Sgt. Bob Dodds said.

VIDEO: Beaver dam destruction

A beaver dam no longer impedes the flow of water near a lagoon within the County of Barrhead.

VIDEO: Parent Link Day in the park

The Parent Link Centre hosted its annual day in the park at a local Barrhead park.