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Hillcrest Seniors Centre holds annual meeting

Battleford Hillcrest Seniors held their annual meeting April 12.
Recognition for jobs well done

Recognition for jobs well done

Volunteers are a driving force in small communities and last week the Maidstone Eldon Recreation Board held their 2011 Volunteer Awards Banquet. The celebration was held at the Waseca Hall April 14.

Seniors stay busy at Maidstone Seniors Centre

Bingo was played at the centre on March 30 with Margaret MacEachern doing the calling. Lunch was taken care of by Jean Hartman. The loonie pot was won by Jean Stewart. A small number of people turned up to play 500, April 4.
Baby born in ambulance now home in North Battleford

Baby born in ambulance now home in North Battleford

When filling in the place of birth section on her son's birth certificate, Samantha Warren had to stop and think about it for a minute.

Harper not giving all voters what they want

Dear Editor, As the federal election campaign progresses, it is obvious Stephen Harper's contempt for Parliament and the parliamentary process has expanded to include contempt for Canada's voters.

First visit from a new great-grandson

Lorraine and Carl Anderson and family of Lashburn were here to visit grandpa and grandma Milt and Lil McMillan. It's the first time the McMillans had seen their new great-grandson, Chase Anderson.
Spring a time of waiting

Spring a time of waiting

To me, spring seems like a time of waiting and anticipation.
CRYSLER:

CRYSLER:

CRYSLER: Elsie Annie Crysler (nee Brinson), 99, passed away on April 5, 2011 at North Battleford, Saskatchewan.
ELLIOTT

ELLIOTT

ELLIOTT , DOROTHY LOUISA; November 3, 1920 - April 6, 2011. It is with great sadness that we say goodbye. Doll died peacefully at Augustine House, Ladner, BC on April 16, 2011 in her 90th year.
Quilters keep busy with classes and guild elections

Quilters keep busy with classes and guild elections

President Irene Greer called the April 5th meeting of the Rivers Edge Quilt Guild to order at 7 p.m. sharp. We had 16 people present at the second last meeting of the season.