Derek Drouin’s Corunna homecoming is Saturday

The Independent Staff Corunna is planning a party for its favourite son. Derek Drouin claimed gold at the Rio Olympics jumping 2:38 in the competition – a height he alone cleared. That jump lifted the spirits of a nation and his hometown of Corunna. St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold says everyone is thrilled for… Read more »

Heat warning for Lambton County

  FROM LAMBTON PUBLIC HEALTH Environment and Climate Change Canada has issued a Heat Warning for Lambton County. Hot, humid weather is expected to arrive in the area Tuesday. The warning will remain in effect for at least the next two days. A heat warning is issued when two consecutive days have a forecasted daytime… Read more »

Lambton County fire burn being evaluated after rain

Lambton County fire chiefs are evaluating whether a county-wide fire ban can be lifted after a night of rain in parts of Central Lambton. St. Clair Fire Chief Walt Anderson, who is the Lambton County Fire Coordinator, says departments across the region decided to follow Dawn-Euphemia’s lead and place a ban on all large fires… Read more »