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Former long-time resident and farmer of Falher, Alberta, Ferdinand Claude Levesque passed away at the Sacred Heart Hospital in McLennan, AB, on July 15, 2016 at the age of 93 years. Mourning his passing are his loving and devoted wife,…
Putt! Putt! Putt! And they’re off!

Spotlight Staff Lawn tractor races were held at the Smoky River Agriculture Society’s grounds by Donnelly during the afternoon of July 30. Three sets of races were held as heats, then the third place racers from each heat raced each…

Spotlight A province-wide search is on for Alberta’s outstanding volunteers, and people can help by nominating their own local hero for a Stars of Alberta Volunteer Award. These awards recognize the exemplary service of volunteers whose contributions have made a…

by Richard Froese Summer is almost over and parents are getting their children ready to head back to school in a few weeks. Families will be busy buying school supplies and the latest fashions. Be a good citizen and shop…

Express Staff On July 26, the McLennan RCMP Detachment responded to a theft complaint from four welding sites in the Girouxville area. Two lengths of approximately 1,400 feet and 1,000 feet of large gauge electrical cable were stolen. The RCMP…
Cree Code Talker

Richard Froese Spotlight A short documentary film about a former Grouard man will make its public debut at the Calgary International Film Festival next month. “Cree Code Talker has been accepted into CIFF 2016 and the film has been nominated…

Spotlight Staff Summer is a season of relaxation, especially for school-aged children who are not yet old enough to work. Such youngsters no doubt enjoy the chance to spend summer lounging poolside or at the beach. Though summer is synonymous…

Express Staff The biannual bench show and annual Smoky River Mud Bogs were held in Donnelly this past weekend. The bench show, held in the main gym at Georges P. Vanier, featured a variety of exhibits, including quilts. The judging…