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Innisfail News

Food drive kicks off at No Frills

A food drive in support of the Innisfail Food Bank has started up at Kevin's Nofrills store and will run until May 5.

Missing inmate found in Calgary

An inmate who went missing from the Bowden Institution April 26 was located in Calgary early Saturday evening. Dean Leonard McClelland, 46, was located and arrested “without incident” in Calgary around 6:30 p.m.
Public opinion sought for  possible senior centre move

Public opinion sought for possible senior centre move

The location of the Innisfail Seniors Drop-In Centre is currently under review and regulars are hopeful to remain at the current locale. Starting May 8 at 7 p.m.

Council briefs

Road closure planned for May 5 Council approved the road closure on 50 Street from Centennial Park to the Tourism Booth and Lakeshore Drive from the Tourism Booth to Highway 54 for the Ride for Sophia event this Saturday.

Penhold council briefs

Tanning bed proposed Councillors are asking Penhold town staff for more information after a report recommended the purchase of a tanning bed for the fitness centre at the Penhold Regional Multiplex on April 23.

Police briefs

Tools stolen The Innisfail RCMP are asking for public help in solving the theft of tools and other supplies from a trailer in the rural Innisfail area. The theft occurred between April 13 and 16 at a utility trailer on a construction site on Rge. Rd.

Trade show entertains 1,200 people

The 31st annual Innisfail and District Trade and Leisure Show had entertainment and vendors to suit almost any taste on Friday night and Saturday.

Court briefs

Plea reserved in prison drug drop case A man charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking reserved his plea when he appeared in Red Deer provincial court on April 20.

Centennial Park playground closes temporarily

Frosty weather is to blame for the temporary closure of the playground in Centennial Park. On April 12 town crews closed off the area after a site inspection deemed some of the supports and concrete blocks had shifted.

Council approves land sale

Prices for residential town-owned lots are dropping until June 1 to encourage the sale of 44 lots purchased back in 2010. Two years ago the town purchased 51 residential lots in the Hazelwood Estates subdivision and to date seven have sold.