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Celebrating 90 years of the Paroisse Notre-Dame de Lourdes

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Paroisse Notre-Dame de Lourdes in Girouxville was the scene of a special service during the afternoon of November 18. Hundreds of people attended the church’s 90th anniversary celebration, with Mgsr. Charles Lavoie, Deacon Reg Bouchard…

Mac Olsen Express Staff smokyriverexpress.com @SmokyRiverExprs   The library for Ecole Heritage held their annual book fair for the public this week. It was decorated with an enchanting theme, with educational books and games being sold. Here are some photos…

Family members of Cecile Sylvestre gathered at the Manoir du Lac in McLennan on November 4, to celebrate her 102nd birthday. Her extended family includes many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
G.P. Vanier students commemorate veterans in school ceremony

Tom Henihan Express Staff Vanier students gathered in the gym on Friday November 9 for the school Remembrance Day ceremony. President of the McLennan Royal Canadian Legion #153, David Champion was guest of honour. Two students hosted the event and…

Express Staff Those wishing to get an early start on their Christmas shopping are encouraged to attend the Tina Gach’s event at the Centre Chevaliers this Saturday. “This is my fifth straight year putting this event together,” says Gach. “It’s…
Vision Credit Union holds customer appreciation lunch

Mac Olsen Express Staff The Vision Credit Union branch in Falher was a very busy place on November 9, as the staff served lunch to clients and the public. “It was our member appreciation day and our profit-sharing day,” says…
The soldier above all others prays for peace

Tom Henihan Express Staff Remembrance Day 2018, was a day of special significance and poignancy as it marked the centenary of the end of the First World War. While the commemoration ceremony at the McLennan Elks Hall unfolded with the…

Tom Henihan Express Staff Many schools are putting an increased emphasis on so called “Digital Citizenship.” The concept of digital citizenship is to teach kids how to behave responsibly and ethically online and to be objective and discerning when dealing…
Ecole Heritage holds Remembrance Day service

Mac Olsen Express Staff On November 8, students and staff at Ecole Heritage honoured veterans and those who have passed on, as part of the school’s Remembrance Day service. The event was held in the gym, opening with a march…