Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural project

The initiative gave students a sense of accomplishment and it was a lesson in collaboration, said a student

Eaton students revitalize spaces with mural projectKenneth Brown of The Crossroads High school students in Eatonia have been busy sprucing up areas in Eaton School by painting murals on walls and messages on stairs among other projects. Eaton School has a mentorship program and students involved in the program came up with an idea to revitalize spaces in the school. A…

Elks continue strong start to SVHL season

Central Butte is in Loreburn tonight at 8:30 p.m. A battle of two teams at 4-3 takes place with Kenaston in Beechy at 8 p.m.

Elks continue strong start to SVHL seasonCrossroads Staff The Kyle Elks are the only undefeated team in the Sask Valley Hockey League. The team is tied for first despite having played the fewest games of all teams. There are three teams tied atop the SVHL standings heading into this weekend’s games. The Delisle Bruins (5-1), Eston Ramblers (5-3) and the defending…

Wilkie, Kindersley keep getting it done in SWHL

Wilkie is in Luseland and Unity returns to Kindersley in games tonight starting at 8:30 p.m. Biggar is in Kindersley tomorrow at 8 p.m.

Wilkie, Kindersley keep getting it done in SWHL  Crossroads Staff The Wilkie Outlaws and Kindersley Sr. Klippers continue to set themselves apart from the rest of the competition in the Sask West Hockey League. All six SWHL teams have hit or passed the quarter pole of the 20-game season. Wilkie (7-0) and Kindersley (6-0) are still undefeated and the two teams could…

Photographer takes armchair travellers to Argentina

Myrna Pearman of Sylvan Lake, Alta., travelled by plane, boat, bus and horseback during her Argentinian adventure

Photographer takes armchair travellers to Argentina  by T. Martin-Schmunk of The Crossroads Myrna Pearman of Sylvan Lake, Alta., returned to Leader Library to share an Armchair Traveler presentation on Argentina. A nice crowd gathered on the evening of Nov. 26 to learn more about Argentina. Pearman has presented for Leader Library on past occasions and was happy to return to…

Eston wins sixth Communities in Bloom provincial title

Landscape received the highest number of points, followed by floral displays, heritage conservation, tidiness, urban forestry and environmental action

Eston wins sixth Communities in Bloom provincial title  Crossroads Staff For the sixth time in 18 years, the Eston Communities in Bloom committee has brought top honours to the town. It was recently announced that Eston was the leader in the 1,001-2,000 population category receiving four blooms and a special mention for the fortitude of the committee. Communities in Bloom is a…

West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey report

Peewee, bantam teams both put together notable victories

West Central Wheat Kings minor hockey reportCrossroads Staff While they have to go on the road in a few days, the West Central Wheat Kings bantam and peewee teams can do so with some renewed confidence, having won some recent home games. The Bantam Wheat Kings travel to Saskatoon to play the Stallions next Tuesday. They beat the Yorkton Bantam Terriers…

Pilot project aims to make home more affordable

Eatonia Oasis Living celebrated its 20th anniversary earlier in 2018. The home has 24 rooms for residents

Pilot project aims to make home more affordable  Kenneth Brown of The Crossroads The new Resident Support Program is a pilot project being implemented by Eatonia Oasis Living to help make the care home more affordable for area residents. Eatonia Oasis Living Inc., a privately-operated non-profit care home, has been struggling to keep its beds full in recent years and the organization…

Rosetown mourns crash victim

Firefighter Darrell Morrison died from injuries suffered while attending a crash scene

Rosetown mourns crash victimCrossroads staff Firefighters and other emergency workers from around the province attended the funeral of a Rosetown firefighter who died from his injuries at a crash scene. Darrell James Morrison, 46, died in the local hospital on Nov. 21 after fellow firefighters treated him at the scene. An honour guard of more than 300 firefighters…

Christmas Hamper program starts for Kindersley and area

The Kindersley & District Food Bank, Salvation Army and West Central Crisis & Family Support Centre have teamed up

Christmas Hamper program starts for Kindersley and areaKenneth Brown of The Crossroads A Christmas Hamper program within the greater Kindersley area is now accepting applications and donations to get prepared for the upcoming Christmas season. There have been changes made to the Christmas Hamper program for Kindersley and area. The Canadian Mental Health Association used to co-ordinate a regional hamper program in…