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Harvey charged with fraud

Former Pembina Hills school division Supt. Richard Harvey has been charged with defrauding the division by submitting excessive expense claims. Alberta Justice spokesperson Jason Maloney confirmed Oct.
Over 100 people come to celebrate the arts

Over 100 people come to celebrate the arts

Barrhead’s Celebration of the Arts was dubbed a success over the weekend, with a total of about 135 people coming out to enjoy a two-day event of fine art and entertainment.
Fire Open House huge success

Fire Open House huge success

The Barrhead Fire Services Open House was the hot place to be last week, as families flocked in great numbers for a night of fire education, fun activities, a free dinner, and prizes. The open house started at 5:30 p.m. and ran until 7:30 p.m.
Chewy the Hollywood charmer

Chewy the Hollywood charmer

Chewy is proving a Hollywood charmer. Just two weeks into his new life in Tinseltown, the former BARS dog is making friends and influencing them. So much so, that he seems a shoo-in for a back-up role in a Disney comedy series.
Music to Barrhead 's ears

Music to Barrhead 's ears

Barrhead is coming alive with the sound of big band music. It is hoped the sound will grow and grow as students fill their hearts with the joy of playing in an ensemble.
Aquatic centre fundraising under way

Aquatic centre fundraising under way

A fundraising campaign for the new aquatic centre is under way – even though the pool location has not yet been chosen. One Barrhead and District Agrena Society initiative is a 50/50 cash lottery with a maximum prize of $50,000.

Charges to be laid in PHRD fraud case

The 23-month-long fraud investigation into an unnamed Pembina Hills school division employee has concluded with Crown prosecutors recommending charges.

After Thanksgiving

Ah, Thanksgiving. The time to express what we are thankful for. The time to spend with family, and laugh with them. To share a belly-stuffing turkey dinner, then sit back and relax.
Looking cool on ice

Looking cool on ice

It is Wednesday evening at the Agrena. Katie Magill is midway through her practice skate when she sees a photographer lurking off the ice.

Town council looks to build new pool in 2014

A new aquatic centre will be built in 2014 if Barrhead Town Council has its way. It is expected to cost $12-15 million. Councillors have also agreed to decide on a suitable pool site “as soon as possible.