Here’s what else is making news in the Dec. 9, 2014 edition of the Tofield Mercury, on news stands now!
– Hastings Lake Hall the centre for “Christmas in the Country;”
– Snowmobiler lost in Ministik Bird Sanctuary rescued with help of RCMP helicopter;
– RCMP warn shoppers to avoid theft – hide items out of sight;
– National impaired driving campaign underway – RCMP warn public not to drink and drive;
– Opinion: Tofield resident angry about snow removal problems on 52 Avenue and 51 Street;
– Loose Ends columnist Carol Livingstone discusses chocolate in “Say Bye-Bye to Turtles;”
– Alberta Health Services declares Whooping Cough outbreak in Central Alberta;
– Twenty-one teachers in the Battle River School Division – including several in Tofield, Ryley and Holden – were inducted into the teaching profession at a ceremony in Camrose;
– Satellites lose 7-4 to first place Bonnyville; Tofield Atom 2 mounts huge comeback against Fort Saskatchewan;
– Dollar and More Store hosts third annual “Stop and Shop” featuring elves helping little ones with gift buying, a visit from Santa and glitter tattoos;
– Beaver County Chronicle: Sea Cadets hold Annual Mess Dinner at Holden Community Hall;
The paper also features a two-page Christmas Shop Local spread to help with your local shopping needs over the holidays; Business and Professional 2- Page Directory; Classifieds, Blanket advertising; Obituaries; and other notices and ads.