Church of the Nazarene presents distinguished service award

Barry and Annabel Mitchel have been staunch supporters of the Claresholm Church of the Nazarene for almost 50 years. This past Sunday, Oct. 13, the church presented the Mitchells with a distinguished service award to honour all those years of dedication and hard work. Reverend Darryl Wicks made the presentation as part of the regular Sunday service. “I have leaned … Read more

Feast of Claresholm moves inside for sell-out success

Farm-to-plate supper By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer Rain could not put a damper on the Feast of Claresholm. The event, which is a chance to honour the farming and ranching community that plays such a vital role in this area, was scheduled for downtown Amundsen Park on Friday, Sept. 6. However, with clouds looming and rain threatening, organizers moved … Read more

Zombie Walkers to roam streets this Friday

Beware the un-dead By Rob Vogt Local Press Writer The streets of Claresholm will come alive with the undead when the sun sets on Friday the 13th. The Claresholm Local Press, Claresholm and District Family and Community Support Services, Your Dollar Store with More, Gratitude and Tim Hortons are putting on the fifth annual Zombie Walk this Friday night, Sept. … Read more

Granum holds another successful Gospel Music Jamboree

By Lawrence Gleason, Local Press Writer The Willow Creek Gospel Music Jamboree rocked Granum for three days with five Christian gospel musical groups. The jamboree featured a longer circus tent this year for the audience, which was nearly filled to capacity several times throughout the three-day event, with crowds of 550 to 600, arriving from all western provinces and at … Read more

All the world is a stage

Stavely’s Unique Character House (SUCH) Drama group was busy rehearsing Monday night, May 20 at the Claresholm Community Centre, for their show “Red Riding Hood and the Three Little Pigs”. Shows are at 7 p.m. on May 22, 23, 24 and 25 with an additional matinee performance at 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. From left are the Three Little Pigs Ella … Read more