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Sliding into Christmas

Sliding into Christmas

Why step cautiously into Christmas when you can glide and slide into it … or go tumbling headlong into snow? Scores of youngsters hurtled into the festive spirit last Friday by tobogganing down a huge snowy mound illuminated outside Comfort Corner.

Data release shows kindergarten student development

Communities for Children held their kickoff event and data release last week, revealing to the public the results of survey done on local kindergarten students.
Getting in the holiday spirit

Getting in the holiday spirit

As Barrhead transforms into a wintery wonderland, the time has finally come for the town’s kick off to the holiday season... Christmas Light Up! The hustle and bustle of shoppers will be quieted at 6 p.m. Nov.
Local resident shares her memories from WWII

Local resident shares her memories from WWII

World War II began in 1939 and raged until 1945, touching the lives of hundreds of millions of people and resulting in the deaths of over 70 million.
Barrhead schools remember

Barrhead schools remember

The memories of those brave soldiers who risked and gave their lives were cherished at Barrhead schools last week, as students took time to remember and give thanks Friday, Nov. 9.

Development approval given for gravel pit

Sand and gravel operators have cleared a major hurdle in plans for a pit northwest of Camp Creek. Inland Aggregates received development approval from Barrhead County Council last Tuesday.
Building hopes and dreams

Building hopes and dreams

There were many givers of time, labour and skills. And the givers were also receivers – of a glow in the heart and an uplifting of spirit.
Walking in a fantasy land

Walking in a fantasy land

Across the snowy terrain, more than 600 manic grins glowed in the dark. They pulled you, they intrigued you. Come with us … if you dare, they seemed to say.

Flooding relief funds set aside for Barrhead

Barrhead Town victims of July flooding can seek financial help through a government-approved disaster recovery program. Applications to the Alberta Emergency Management Agency program will be accepted until Jan. 10, 2013.
Violence is never okay, BES class learns

Violence is never okay, BES class learns

You are raging. You are smoking. Your fingers twitch. Your jaws tighten. You just want to lash out and … and … But wait, don’t do it.