Sharpe shares grandmother’s story by publishing her diaries

Heather Sharpe wanted to share her grandmother’s story. Isla Smith lived in Wyoming and was, in later life, a writer in the 1970s. She penned three books, A Small Town Affair, The Country Town and A Country Parish – which celebrated the centennial of Wyoming Baptist Church. But it wasn’t Mills published works that interested… Read more »

Silver Stick action ramps up Tuesday in Petrolia

  It’s time for the Earle Trevail Memorial Regional Midget Silver Stick Hockey Tournament at the Greenwood Recreation Centre in Petrolia. The puck will drop on the 49th annual event on Tuesday, Dec. 27 at 8:30 a.m. and will continue to the semi-finals and finals on Dec. 30. The Petrolia Oilers and Mooretown Jr. Flags will… Read more »

Life long friends celebrate Canada’s birthday in a unique way

A group of Lambton County ladies who have been friends for decades have come up with their own unique way to celebrate Canada’s 150th and couple of milestone birthdays. Sharon Stonehouse, Carolynne Griffith, Karen App, Gayle Jackson and Linda Moore – who have been friends for 60 years – have created the Celebrate Canada 150… Read more »

Sitzes honoured for 50 years behind the plate

As an umpire, Norm Sitzes is normally cool under pressure. But the man who has seen just about anything you can imagine on Enniskillen’s ball diamond was flabbergasted when Enniskillen Mayor Kevin Marriott named him the Ontario Senior of the Year. Sitzes, 82, started coaching boys’ fastball in Oil Springs over 50 years ago. He… Read more »