BRANTFORD – Chalk up another win for local fighter Zack Vines.
LISTOWEL – The Listowel office of the Perth District Health Unit had a special visitor last week, in honour of National Nursing Week.
Every year, more than 100 people die in farm accidents across Canada.
Charles Morris Mr. Charles Willard Morris of Listowel passed away at Listowel Memorial Hospital on Thursday, May 9, 2013 at the age of 74. Beloved husband of Janet (Carter) Morris. Dear father of Steve and Lori Morris of Port Elgin, and grandfather of Austin and Kayla. Brother of Wayne and Judy Morris, and Charles and [...]
ATWOOD – A downtown Atwood property will be getting a facelift following a decision by North Perth council to proceed with renovation.
VARNA — The first in a series of meetings to discuss the concept of a local sustainable food system in Huron County was held last week in Varna.
Presented by consultants Mary Ferguson and Ryan Turnbull, the goals of the meeting May 8 were to “create a unified understanding of a sustainable food system in Huron, bring learning from other rural areas engaged in sustainable food system efforts and build momentum and leadership for a sustainable food system in Huron County.”
Ferguson said the work will involve creating a current picture of Huron’s food system and seeing who is interested in seeing it go further. One of the jobs is to define what sustainability is, she said, adding Huron is a net exporter of food.
“If we’re eating Chinese peas, does that make sense?” she asked.
Millie Nixon Mildred “Millie” (Griffith) Nixon, formerly of Fordwich, passed away at the Braemar Nursing Home on Wednesday, May 1, 2013. Born in Howick Township on April 8th, 1923, Millie was 90 years of age. Millie was the beloved wife of the late Wallace Nixon (Sept. 7, 1996) and will be sadly missed by her [...]
While many in Canada were embroiled in Hockey Night in Canada host Don Cherry’s no-women-in-the-dressing-room comment, Cherry himself was probably well past it. He doesn’t appear to be the type who cares too much about what people think of him. His suits can attest to that. In case you missed it, Cherry stated on Saturday [...]
BY DAN MCNEE BANNER SPORTS LISTOWEL – Speaking to Zack Vines, you would never guess that the calm, well-spoken 29-year-old has spent the last few years training in one of the world’s most popular and deadly martial arts. The Listowel resident and co-owner of Dynafit Dynamic Fitness prefers to keep it that way. After all, [...]
About 100 Ontario horticultural society members from across the counties of Bruce, Grey and Huron were treated to a memorable day at the North Huron Wescast Community Complex in Wingham on Saturday, April 27.
Eighteen horticultural societies that make up District 8 of the Ontario Horticultural Association were present at the meeting.
Messages of welcome were brought by Neil Vincent, reeve of North Huron and Lisa Thompson, MPP Huron-Bruce, along with Suzanne Hanna who represents the Ontario Horticulture Association. The dignitaries and society executives were piped into the hall by Archie Purdon who played the bagpipes.