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Wednesday, 14 March 2012 13:04

New Country Rehab-ing into Swift Current

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By Jessi Gowan
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Imagine if Hank Williams and Arcade Fire had a child, and it was raised by Wilco. That's how lead singer John Showman describes his current project, New Country Rehab.

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Local musicians are battling for the top spot in Living Sky Casino’s Talent Show competition, which will leave one lucky winner with a grand prize of $5,000.

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A group of missionaries from the Community Baptist Church have been hard at work raising money for their upcoming trip to Bolivia, where they will help impoverished communities with some much-needed home repairs.

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Living Sky Casino’s process to hire a new executive chef seems more like a reality cooking show than a job interview, with potential employees required to present a panel of casino representatives with samples of their cooking.

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Family and friends of a young Swift Current woman who is battling a rare form of bone cancer are hosting a fundraising event this weekend.
The silent auction with entertainment, coffee and desserts to assist 17-year-old Taylor Wall with medical expenses will take place in the Trailview Alliance Church gymnasium on March 10. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the silent auction will end at 9:30 p.m.


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Swift Current’s K-Kids are making an effort to raise money for impoverished children in Haiti through a fundraising concert featuring Shaunavon’s Hunter Brothers March 16.

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Since she started singing at only nine years old, Abbotsford native Stacey McKitrick has been pursuing her dream of having a career in music.
Now she has released her debut self-titled album, the country songstress will be hitting the stage at the Range Line Tavern in Cadillac on March 9.

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