Mary-Ann Barr

Mary-Ann posted 185 stories to Red Deer Advocate.
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Lone employee at Innisfail 7-Eleven robbed at gunpoint

Man demanded money and cigarettes

  • Dec 1st, 2016 9:00am
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Decorated Red Deer homes open doors to help charities

Homes offer inspiration to those who might want to really deck the halls

  • Nov 25th, 2016 1:15pm
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Central Alberta Adopt-A-Family program needs more sponsors

Number of sponsors down, number of families up

  • Nov 24th, 2016 1:15pm
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Rimbey RCMP charge six for variety of crimes

Four men and two women now facing charges

  • Nov 24th, 2016 11:00am
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Swedish event in Red Deer Dec. 11

Celebration of light a tradition

  • Nov 24th, 2016 12:30am
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Israa Zein Alaabdin, 17, who came to Red Deer from Syria last year, reads to Grade 1 students Carter and Elise while teacher Kaylee Barnstable, right, looks on. The unique Reading Buddies partnership sees Lindsey Thurber Comprehensive High School ESL CALM students reading to Grade 1 students at Gateway Christian School.

Red Deer schools build cultural bridges with reading program

A non-threatening way to practise reading

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 2:50pm
Israa Zein Alaabdin, 17, who came to Red Deer from Syria last year, reads to Grade 1 students Carter and Elise while teacher Kaylee Barnstable, right, looks on. The unique Reading Buddies partnership sees Lindsey Thurber Comprehensive High School ESL CALM students reading to Grade 1 students at Gateway Christian School.
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Red Deer Christmas Bureau looking at consecutive record number of applicants

People slowly getting back to work but it’s not enough yet

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 2:00pm
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Innisfail homeowner interrupts burglars

Homeowner came home to find strangers in house

  • Nov 23rd, 2016 12:00pm
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Blackfalds RCMP need help returning stolen property

Blackfalds RCMP have a number of seized items they want to get back to their rightful owners.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 1:30pm
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More information from the City of Red Deer on how to get around a roundabout is available online at www.roundabout.how

Roundabout at major Red Deer intersection about to fully open

A new roundabout about to open in Red Deer is part of a two-year $12-million project.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 1:20pm
More information from the City of Red Deer on how to get around a roundabout is available online at www.roundabout.how
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Red Deer taxi-jacking suspect arrested, charged

Red Deer RCMP have arrested a suspect who allegedly robbed and stole a cab driver’s vehicle.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 10:30am
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Red Deer RCMP seeking men in child luring incident

Boys run to help after men tried to offer them a bike.

  • Nov 22nd, 2016 8:49am
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Hockey letter Pearl Nelson holds the framed original letter dated August 11, 1949 from hockey legend Art Ross inviting her late husband Glen Nelson, pictured at right, to attend a training camp. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)

Letter from famous Bruins’ coach Art Ross gave Bentley man shot at NHL

A letter written to a hockey player decades ago was penned by the man whose name lives on today.

  • Nov 21st, 2016 12:46pm
Hockey letter Pearl Nelson holds the framed original letter dated August 11, 1949 from hockey legend Art Ross inviting her late husband Glen Nelson, pictured at right, to attend a training camp. (Photo by Jeff Stokoe/Advocate staff)
A City of Red Deer council agenda item drawing shows how Central Middle School might look as a Winter Games legacy plaza.
A City of Red Deer council agenda item drawing shows how Central Middle School might look as a Winter Games legacy plaza.
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Donate a gift on Sunday in Red Deer and you’ll enjoy hot breakfast

Red Deer will host a special breakfast to help make sure every child receives a gift.

  • Nov 17th, 2016 2:50pm
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Kelly Kozloski with his wife Cassandra/Photo from Facebook
Kelly Kozloski with his wife Cassandra/Photo from Facebook
The three dogs owned by Naudia and Leonard Sztym, (left to right) Casey, Jasper and Willow./Photo submitted

Two of couple’s three dogs killed in attack at Red Deer kennel

The small dogs were attacked by a larger dog while they were being boarded.

  • Nov 8th, 2016 12:30pm
The three dogs owned by Naudia and Leonard Sztym, (left to right) Casey, Jasper and Willow./Photo submitted