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Bluewater searching for new CAO

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Irish battle the Hawks

From left: Lucan Irish players Conner Lyttle, Ryan Martin and Ryan Duncan watch as Parker Merkley gets a piece of a shot from the circle during play in the first period when the Irish played the Exeter Hawks Nov. 11. The Hawks won the game, doubling up on the Irish with a score of 10-5.

Panthers basketball

South Huron District High School Panthers player Sara Dietrich makes a pass Nov. 11 when the senior girls played against Mitchell. The Panthers won 31-30. The girls went on to play against St. Mike's in the Huron-Perth finals, and they became silver medalists by losing 58-30.

Asking for fairness

Exeter’s Ramona Dunn holds the letter she received last spring from the Canada Revenue Agency informing her that she owed the government more than $93,000 in back taxes dating back to a five-year period she worked at a health centre for aboriginals in Toronto. As a Status Indian, Dunn said she has a tax exemption and has started a petition to garner public support.

Bluewater Blooms

Bluewater was awarded the top prize of five blooms, as well as the Urban Forestry award, by Communities in Bloom Ontario at an awards symposium in Perth on Sept. 26. Members of the Bluewater Blooms committee presented the awards at a Bluewater municipal council meeting Nov. 16. Left to right: Bluewater Blooms co-chair Kay Wise, committee member Liz Sangster, Bluewater Mayor Tyler Hessel, committee member Carol Steckle and Bluewater deputy mayor/Bluewater Blooms co-chair Jim Fergusson.

Joe Kerr Limited pledges $100,000

In their ongoing commitment to the community, Joe Kerr Limited has pledged $100,000 over five years to the Our Hospitals Our Future campaign on behalf of present and future generations. Representing the company in the photo are the children of some of the many valued employees. From the left, top row, are Mark Foxton - campaign chair, Samantha and Violet Schuit, Mason and Dylan Watson, and Nicole Jutzi - campaign manager; front row, Brady and Jaiden Engel, Liam Watson, Maya Schuit, Shawna Schuit

Wingham Remembers

Second World War Naval Veteran Pat Onions places a wreath at the cenotaph in Wingham on Remembrance Day.

Courage award

Dashwood resident Pam Bieman, left, was honoured with an award on Oct. 22 for her volunteer experience with the Candian Cancer Society. Bieman was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2002, and since 2006, she’s volunteered to share her survivor story with other people diagnosed with similar conditions. Standing with Bieman is Laura Pethick, fundraising specialist with the Canadian Cancer Society, Huron-Perth community office.

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