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Hawks head coach and GM step down

EXETER — Brothers Doug and Dale Timmermans who have been running the Exeter Hawks Jr. C hockey...



Bayfield croquet club expands from two courts to three

BAYFIELD — The Bayfield International Croquet club is in the early stages of  a plan to...



Lucan Biddulph considers turbine fees

LUCAN BIDDULPH — Chief administrative officer Ron Reymer brought up a need for a fee policy...



South Huron to hire interim CAO

SOUTH HURON — South Huron council has authorized outgoing chief administrative officer Steve...



South Huron approves 2016 budget

SOUTH HURON — South Huron passed its 2016 municipal budget at its April 18 council meeting...



Huron County Cultural Awards nominees announced

HURON COUNTY – Huron Arts and Heritage Network (HAHN), in partnership with Cultural Services of the...



Open burn bylaw, among other, still under fire

MORRIS-TURNBERRY– In her report to council Michie stated that the the request from council at the...



Health Unit advises on food recall, hepatitis A concerns

HURON COUNTY – The Huron County Health Unit is advising residents of a food recall by the Canadian...

Back from WOSSAA

Grade 11 student Abbey Caldwell was the only single girls badminton player representing South Huron District High School at WOSSAA April 21. Caldwell was eliminated in double elimination and will not be moving on to OFSAA in May.

Project deferred

The municipality’s planned reconstruction of a portion of John Street in Exeter is on hold after structural issues have been identified at the former Coffee Culture building at 386 Main St. S. A large crack in the exterior brick is visible above a second-storey window.


Pictured here with their awards in the back row is most sportsmanlike player award winner Blake Buchanan, fan favorite award winner Bailey Poels, playoff most valuable player Ben Nelson, executive award winner Jeremy Ross, rookie of the year and playoff scoring leader Mitch Deelstra, and dedication award winner goalie Braeden Ellis. Pictured in the front row is regular season scoring champion and most valuable player award winner Ryan McNeill and most improved player Jarod Logan.


Gerrie’s wife, Fran, and daughter, Pam Tiffin, have participated in the local Alzheimer’s events with friends and family for seven years and estimate their group Murray’s Milers have raised close to $10,000 in funds for Huron County Alzheimer’s Society.

Young Volunteers

Pictured in the back row (from left to right) is Justin Wall, Robin Montgomery, Emma Metcalfe, Jess Nelson, Sadie Scott, Emma Strome. In the front row is teacher Audrey Bos, Mitch Newson, Peter Vona, Taylor Montgomery, Evan Skinn, Sarah Martin, teacher, Diane Metcalfe.


About 2,300 people gathered at Queen’s Park in Ottawa April 14 to protest possible closure of five demonstration schools in the province. Two of the demonstration schools are located in London and service South Huron students. Front row (left to right): Dean Ducharme, Wendy Haggitt, MPP Lisa Thompson and Tressa Ducharme. Back row (left to right): Cody Clark, Julie Clark and another protester.


Exeter writer Arnold Mathers has finished a book, “Homemade & Hand-Me-Downs,” which is a collection of short, humorous stories about life in rural Ontario.

Almost Famous Players

The Almost Famous Players took to the stage at F.E.Madill Secondary School on Sunday, April 18 to present their 12th annual musical extravaganza, Uptown Funk. Pictured left is Sierra and Matt Train in a duet.

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