Posts in: Exeter
Naomi Bristow, 17, impressed the crowd with both her singing voice and yodelling at the country barn dance portion of the Bach Music Festival in Exeter July 14. Bristow, from Beeton, Ont., is a recording artist who has recorded CDs in Nashville featuring duets with Jim Ed Brown and Vince Gill. (photo/Jesse Cnockaert)

Producer impressed with support at Bach Fest

With the third Bach Music Festival of Canada now in the books, organizers are already planning for 2017 when the next week-long event is planned.

Report: council meetings are “degrading to staff”

consultants have learned from South Huron councillors and staff that there is trouble among the relationships of councillors, meetings have been degrading to staff and council meetings have been too long.

Huron-Bruce MP Ben Lobb appeared at St. Joseph Park in Bluewater July 16 to announce federal and provincial funding to replace Bluewater’s shoreline water main with a water main with a larger diameter. (photo/Jesse Cnockaert)

Bluewater growth supported with bigger water main

A shoreline water main in Bluewater is to be replaced, bigger and better than before, to improve access to water for residents.

Zurich Fair this weekend

The 151st Zurich Country Fair will include wrestling this year, and that won’t be the only thing that’s different.


Exeter teen wins bronze with Team Ontario

It’s a great feeling when you win the bronze at a major tournament, and Andy McFalls of Exeter isn’t done yet.

South Huron Rush deals with numerous injuries

A stretch of four games in two weeks ended in disheartening fashion for the South Huron Rush.

McCann places fifth at Pan Am Games

MOUNT CARMEL —  A dramatic end to the modern pentathlon at the Pan Am Games left Mount Carmel’s Melanie McCann in fifth place. McCann started the combined event in third place but dropped down to finish fifth.  Her final score of 1291 fell just behind fellow Canadian Donna Vakalis who finished in fourth with 1299. [...]

Small talk — to stay or to flee

By Carrie Dixon, Better with Cheddar Small talk. Those two words are pretty dreaded by most people. It can be awkward and pointless. We’ve all had that moment when you’re at the grocery store and you spot a person who makes you cringe. You had nothing in common with them 10 years ago and doubt [...]

Above, the Bayfield Wind and Water Festival was held last weekend featuring paddle board races, a Farmers Market, rummage sale, parade and other activities. (photo/Jesse Cnockaert)

Wind and Water Festival in Bayfield

BAYFIELD — Paddle board races of seven, five and two kilometre lengths were held at Windmill Lake during the Bayfield Wind and Water Festival. The festival started on July 9 with a performance by Chris Cresswell of the Flatliners, and continued with next day with a Farmers Market in Clan Gregor Square, a Pioneer Park [...]

Food bank requests funding from South Huron

Situated in inadequate facilities, the Exeter Community Food Bank intends to move so it can better provide for those who use its services.

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