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Vadergrift shines at music festival
The Central Alberta Music Festival was held Aug. 17 to Aug. 19 at a natural outdoor amphitheatre just north of Red Deer. Lacombe's Justine Vadergrift and her bass and banjo player, David Prins, also from the Lacombe area, took to the stage Aug.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:37



Images of Yesteryear
These days we carry cell phones everywhere and can be in contact with one another at a moment's notice. It's hard to believe that in 1962 these ladies at the Lacombe telephone switchboard controlled all the calls from Lacombe and the surrounding area.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:36



Lions club makes donation to hospital
The pain management program at Lacombe Hospital and Care Centre received a generous donation from the Lacombe Lions Club recently. The money will go towards treatment of patients with chronic pain. This is the only pain management program of this type outside of Edmonton and Calgary.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:36



Food bank gets a boost
The Lacombe Rotary clubs have once again shown how generous people of Lacombe can be after they raised almost $2,550 for the Lacombe Food Bank during their most recent Stuff-A-Bus campaign Aug. 15 to 17.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:35



Adoption day in Lacombe
Lacombe Pets hosted its second adoption day Aug. 18 in support of Sylvan Lake and area's Serenity Pet Shelter Society. Melanie Crehan, founder of Serenity, brought a team of volunteers to help show off eight puppies and a slightly older rescue dog to visitors at Lacombe Pets.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:34



Remake of Total Recall a must see for sci-fi fans
It has been 22 years since the original Total Recall with Arnold Schwarzenegger appeared on the big screen, and apparently that is long enough to warrant a remake of this sci-fi action film. This time it is Colin Farrell who takes the lead role.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:33



Don't forget to register for winter reading programs
The Olympics are over and in its stead is a huge abyss of time that was spent watching sports.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:33



Lacombe boys come fourth in soccer provincials
The Lacombe boys under 16 tier 3 team finished off the season with a fourth place at provincials Aug. 9 and 10. The boys played in Calgary where they won their first game against New Castle, from Calgary, with a 2 to 1 finish.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:32



Police services raise $22,500 for Special Olympics
Unlike most people, Lacombe Police Service (LPS) Const. Rachael Gabrielson spent her time off hanging out on the roof of Wal-Mart in Red Deer's north end. The reason? To raise money for the Special Olympics.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:31





Hwy 2A upgrades almost done
Construction along Hwy 2A is getting closer to completion now that CP Rail has begun work on the crossing signals along the highway.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:31



Showing off what Lacombe has to offer
Moving to a new city can be a big adjustment, especially for families moving with young children. Basic information that was easy to find in a previous community, might be a bit of a challenge when you don't know where to start.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:30



Stella's keeps it simple
Cayley Dobie Globe Staff When you're a child, finding a food you like can be a challenge. The green veggies your parents put on your plate are less than desirable, the dry pork chops are as appetizing as an old shoe, and tuna casserole is enough to make you run away.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:29



Working towards the top
Cayley Dobie Globe Staff Lynn Kuehn has always been competitive. When she was young she played fastball for many years, always pushing herself to be on a top team.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:28



Getting back to rock basics
Cayley Dobie Globe Staff It's been hours since you last slept and days since it was in a real bed. You've been hopping from city to city, festival to festival, playing with your band in front of thousands of music lovers.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 20:32:27



What big ears you have
Tees hosted its 23rd Annual Longear Days Donkey and Mule Show Aug. 18 to 19. Riders and their donkeys and mules took to the ring, completing different class competitions and competing in fun games. There was also a drill team performance and team driving events Aug.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-22 12:30:20



How much is that puppy in the window?
Lacombe Pets hosted its second adoption day Aug. 18 in support of Sylvan Lake and area's Serenity Pet Shelter Society. Melanie Crehan, founder of Serenity, brought a team of volunteers to help show off eight puppies and a slightly older rescue dog to visitors at Lacombe Pets.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-18 20:36:01



School board's bussing decision makes no sense
Dear Editor: I am writing this letter in regards to the busing situation in the Iron Wolf subdivision. I have a seven-year-old son and a 13-year-old daughter that attend the public school systems in Lacombe.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-17 12:51:35



Program aims to teach people how to help neighbours
Do you have a heart of compassion? Do others come to you to talk about the difficult times in their lives? If you answer 'yes' to these questions, then the Neighbours Helping Neighbours course may be of benefit to you in caring for others.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-17 12:51:34



Reader: School board's bussing decision unfair
Dear Editor, We are sending this letter in regards to the 'pay for bus service' to the Iron Wolf subdivision in Lacombe. We have lived in Iron Wolf for two-and-a-half years. Our daughter is six years old and attends J.S.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-17 12:51:33



Stuff-A-Bus keeps on moving
It's day two of the Lacombe Rotary clubs' Stuff-A-Bus campaign and they were at Sobeys Aug. 16 collecting donations for the Lacombe Food Bank. The campaign, which began at the Lacombe Co-op Aug. 15, runs until Aug.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 20:28:42



Zepick Productions puts on another show
Zepick productions' summer camp kids are back and this time they're taking audiences to the days of the Second World War with Boogie Woogie Bugle Girls. "It's a neat show because it shows a bit of the era," said Daniel Allers, production assistant for the group.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 12:41:21



Community events: What's happening in and around Lacombe
Around lacombe WELCOME NEW LACOMBE RESIDENTS! - If you, or someone you know, recently moved into Lacombe or area, or are a first time home buyer, give Welcome Wagon a call. Welcome Wagon is a free service for new residents and new homeowners.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 08:11:27



Seniors health: Tips to get active and enjoy it
Candace Sayler For the Globe Most of us, when we hear the words "exercise" or "workout," we cringe or dread the thought of going to the gym. Let's try to change your viewpoint. Consider physical activity part of your lifestyle instead of a bothersome task to check off your "to do" list.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 08:11:26



Seniors health: Tips on how to stay heart healthy
Carolyn Faechner For the Globe Staying healthy is a great way for seniors to feel energetic, alert and happy. There's no one secret to keeping your heart at its personal best, but the Heart and Stroke Foundation has offered their experts' advice.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 08:11:25



Getting past the first hurdle
Every four years athletes from all over Canada pack their bags and head to the Olympics to compete against athletes from other countries. Everyone trains hard in order to prepare for their event and prove to their country, and the world, that they are the best at their sport.[...]
Newspaper: The Lacombe Globe
Feed: Lacombe Globe's Recent News RSS Feeds Date: 2012-08-16 08:11:24



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