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Jake 's Gift: Performance number 611

Jake 's Gift: Performance number 611

When playwright-actress Julia Mackey wrote her first one-act play in 2006 she could see herself performing it for a couple of weeks.
Travelling back more than 2000 years

Travelling back more than 2000 years

Last weekend saw the final two productions this season of Fort Assiniboine’s Journey to Bethlehem, an outdoor pageant celebrating the Nativity. More than 100 volunteers contributed to the drama, from actors to stagehands, along with live animals.

Volunteer burnout warning

Volunteerism is described as the soul of Barrhead.
Touched by grace, renewed by prayer

Touched by grace, renewed by prayer

Nine-year-old girls are often happy and carefree, aren’t they? They know they are as beautiful as any princess in a fairytale, because their parents tell them so.
A new musical beginning

A new musical beginning

Ron Ketchum’s musical odyssey started many years ago. The Barrhead artist has travelled the local music scene for more than three decades.
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.