Hoppins Family receives 2018 BMO Farm Family Award

When Kevin Hoppins talks about the family farm, the emphasis is decidedly on family.

He’s part of the eight families that make up Hoppins Farms Ltd., an operation that’s grown to a sprawling 8,000 acres from the original quarter section homesteaded west of Huxley by his great-grandfather William Hoppins in 1904.

“You’ll never hear anyone who is or has been involved in our farm refer to anything as ‘mine.’ It’s all considered ‘ours,’ ”

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Beiseker RCMP – Seeking to identify person in regards to theft of trailer from a business

Beiseker RCMP are asking for the public’s assistance with a theft of a trailer from a business.

On May 18, 2018, at 6:00 a.m. an unidentified male wearing coveralls entered the lot of Agri-Centre Ltd, in Linden Alberta and stole a Big Tex utility trailer. The male was driving a 2006 burgundy 4-door Ford F-250 with a long cab. Surveillance video was obtained however the male's identity remains unknown.

If you have any information about this crime or are able to identify the male or truck i

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Trochu BPO Elks #168 was pleased to donate $1000.00 to the Trochu Food Bank. Pictured left to right are Town of Trochu Director of Corporate Services Mike King, Food Bank Volunteer Kent Knudsen, Trochu Elks Treasurer Ron Lumley, and Food Bank Volunteer George Thatcher.

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Upgrades made possible at Acme Curling Club

The Acme Curling Club was able to install new LED lighting, make chiller repairs and more when they received $36,000 in grants. A Community Facility Enhancement Program (CFEP) grant provided matched funding of $18,000 for the two $9,000 cheques the club received from the Village of Acme and Kneehill County.

Although Nathan Cooper, MLA has been unavailable for a picture due to scheduling, the curling club is grateful for the government’s generosity in helping small rural communities.

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