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Top Stories This Week - August 7, 2013
A very wild pony ride!
Here’s a future horseback rider in the making! Karter Wright, 2½, is riding a ‘wild pony’ stick at the Eaglesham fairgrounds in the evening of July 27. He's escorted by his dad, Kelvin Wright, the rodeo clown. The Eaglesham and District Ag Society held their 51st annual fair July 26-27. An article and more photos of the event are found on Pages 8 & 9 of this week’s Express.
New FarmLead App provides increased market opportunities to area producers
Crop producers in the Smoky River region and Peace Country will soon have direct access to a new App, allowing them to market their grain on the FarmLead website.
McLennan Pizza & Donair opens its doors Aug. 15
When opportunity knocked in McLennan, Falher businessman Muhammad Amjad answered.
Officials tout children’s bike safety, car seat safety
Your child’s safety is a primary concern, especially when it comes to car seat inspections and knowing the rules of using a bicycle.
Commentary: Distracted driving legislation has more bark than bite
How would you value the last phone call you made? Is it worth $172, a trip to the emergency room, or how about a life?
SRE From The Hip: Putting the rest and relaxation back into vacation
Is it just me, or has the typical summer vacation for most of us become an extension of the work week?
Visitors since January 20, 2010!
SRE Where Things Stand: Parents pay heed, here are good safety lessons for your children
When it comes to their children’s safety, especially bicycles and car seats, I’m sure many parents put it front and centre for priority, but sometimes incidents occur that can be avoided.
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Spotlight: Sucker Creek ventures into powwow territory
From August 30 through to September 1, Sucker Creek will be holding its first ever powwow, complete with singing, dancing, drumming, and a royal visit!
Spotlight: Triangle fundraising with Hoedown Jamboree
From July 26 through to the 28, The Pioneer Threshermen’s Association held its first ever Hoedown Jamboree to raise money for its new Triangle Hall.
Your Horoscope for the first week of August
LEO - Jul 23/Aug 23 Leo, a travel opportunity is just over the horizon, so have your bags packed and ready to depart at a moment's notice. You can certainly use some time away.
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