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Brulotte bringing music lessons to schools next fall Chris CleggSouth Peace News It’s such a good idea it’s a wonder no one thought of it sooner. Adam Brulotte, 38, is offering private music lessons and instruction during school hours next…

H.P. court docketJune 3, 2019Judge D.R. Shynkar An Atikameg man has lost his driver’s licence for five years after pleading guilty to drunk driving in High Prairie provincial court June 3. It was Kenneth Jason Letendre’s eighth conviction for drunk…
PICs – Nothing runs like a Deere

Martin Deerline in High Prairie hosted its annual customer appreciation day June 6. High Prairie chainsaw wood carvers Del and Donna Williscroft demonstrated their skills and showed their artwork. Their products are for sale in the store. Beef-on-a-bun was also…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A guest speaker for the Small Business Week Gala in High Prairie in October is still being planned. The High Prairie and Area Chamber of Commerce discussed potential speakers at its meeting May 16. A committee…

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News Big Lakes County has approved the first cultural and recreation operating grant of the year. At its regular meeting May 22, council approved a cultural/recreation operating grant to the Joussard Community Association for $35,924. Reeve Richard…
PIC – Fundraising for the Saints

Hamburgers and hotdogs were served at a barbecue May 31 at Freson Bros. to raise funds for students at St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie. Friends of the Saints Society was recently formed to support student activities. Left-right are Shannon…
Beautification shares award with town

SPN Staff The High Prairie Community Beautification has shared an award it won last year with High Prairie town council. On Oct. 20, 2018, Beautification was awarded the Community Spirit Award at the Growing Together Gala, hosted by the High…
PICs – Coyote Acres all about fun, too!

Last week, South Peace News featured many winners in the Coyote Acres 4-H Achievement Day. However, space limitations did not allow us to publish all the photos we wanted. Coyotes Acres is more than beef and sheep projects as one…
Supernault gets his ‘Chance’

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News A high school football player from High Prairie is getting a special “Chance” to move up to the junior ranks. Chance Supernault signed a contract June 1 with the Edmonton Huskies of the Canadian Junior Football…
Cox sets record

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News St. Andrew’s athletes were tops in the Northwest Zone High School Track and Field Championships in Grande Prairie on June 1. The Saints won the junior team title as they defeated 55 other schools. “Congratulations to…
St. Andrew’s rewards top athletes

St. Andrew’s School in High Prairie honoured its top athletes during its athletics awards night and banquet June 4. “Tonight is a celebration of our student athletes and the school pride they have spread this year through their accomplishments and…
Pratt school scores big with Tolko

Richard FroeseSouth Peace News E.W. Pratt High School in High Prairie scored big with a donation for a new scoreboard for the gymnasium. Tolko Industries announced a donation of $9,500 to the school at an assembly June 5. High Prairie…

Chris CleggSouth Peace News Fun for all promised at Triangle The Pioneer Threshermans Association at Triangle is celebrating Canada Day by taking a step back in time. After breakfast from 8-10 a.m., an Ecumenical Church Service occurs from 10:30-11:30 a.m.…
Manning, Filewich place first at Dahlgren Memorial

Pair snags $24,550 after big catch Pearl LorentzenFor South Peace News According to a contestant at the Larry Dahlgren Memorial Walleye Tournament the tournament had two positive, unique features. The first was meals. The second was all children at the…
Joussard Grade 1s play the role of farmer

Students enjoy salad made from vegetables they grew Julia Fulton-PrinceJoussard Reporter Hello, my name is Julia Fulton-Prince and I will be the reporter for our school during the month of June. Today, I roamed around with a friend, talking to…
PRJH students showcase skills at talent show

Students at Prairie River Junior High School in High Prairie showcased their performing arts skills at the fifth annual Prairie River’s Got Talent show May 30 at E.W. Pratt High School. A total on eight student acts performed. Students were…