Phair had deep knowledge of politics, local history and farming

Lorne Henderson – Lambton’s former MPP known for his ability to remember everyone’s name – once said John Phair knew more people than he did. That is quite an accomplishment according to Phair’s close friend and Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey.. The former councillor of both Enniskillen and Petrolia council died Jan. 5 after a brief… Read more »

The Hunters bring home gold

Oil Springs natives Dale and Mark Hunter have won gold at the World Juniors. Dale, Team Canada’s Head Coach, and Mark, the team’s general manager, are celebrating in the Czech Republic with the World Junior team after a come from behind win. Akil Thomas scored with 3:58 left in the third period to cap a… Read more »

UPDATED: Lambton emergency responders called to multiple accidents

Snow may have been a factor in a couple of accidents near Petrolia Tuesday morning. Lambton OPP, Petrolia/North Enniskillen fire and paramedics were called to Mandaumin Line north of Petrolia Line around 11 am for a vehicle in water. The driver of the pickup was feared to be trapped inside, but was able to climb… Read more »

Saying goodbye to a brother

Firefighters from across Ontario, family and friends gathered to say goodbye to Brooke Fire Rescue volunteer Tanner Redick Friday. He died a week ago in an accident on Petrolia Line. Redick had just began a job with the Six Nation Fire and Emergency Service; the people he worked with there were also part of the… Read more »