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Fall fun at the fair

The first annual Penhold Fall Fair brought out at least 700 people to enjoy the parade, games, fireworks, reptiles, movies, a cook-off and even some fair rides this past weekend.

Town of Penhold to undergo municipal inspection

The Town of Penhold will be undergoing a municipal inspection after a petition submitted to the provincial government was found to have at least 20 per cent of the population in the town signed on.

Understanding key to conquering fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

As a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) community outreach worker, Mel Amann is happy to go the distance to get vital information into the hands of the people that need it most.

Council Briefs

Town appoints director of disaster services Community peace officer Colin Whymark was appointed director of municipal emergency management, with Innisfail CAO Helen Dietz, and Director of Community and Protective Services Terry Welsh to be appointed

New principal takes over at Jessie Duncan

The new principal of Jessie Duncan School in Penhold is bringing a passion for literacy and years of experience to the job. Trudy Henry started teaching for what's now called Chinook's Edge School Division in 1990 at the Penhold School.

Police briefs

Break and enter A construction trailer was broken into and entered overnight on Sept. 2 or in the early morning hours of Sept. 3, police said. The trailer was located near Rge. Rd. 281. Items stolen include GPS construction equipment.

Weekend of Wheels draws out crowds

The second annual Weekend of Wheels was a success according to its organizer. “Awesome,” was how Deb Stoski described the weekend, which included a show and shine, an art show, street market and100-foot shootout races. She said attendance was huge.

Help outrun cancer this week

The annual Terry Fox Run will take place this Friday, Sept. 14. “Fundraising is underway,” said community committee chairperson Bill Hoppins. He reminded donors that if they're looking to give, heading into the Scotiabank is the best way.

Penhold briefs

Manufactured home park subdivision approved Penhold town council offered no objections to the subdivision application approval that will allow the manufactured home park in Oxford Landing to move forward.

Discovery Wildlife adds pens with pipe donation

One is an animal adventure park. The other is one of the town's most robust manufacturing companies. But when NWP Industries Inc.