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Lambton Jr. Sting take on Elgin-Middlesex in AAA final

  The Lambton Junior Sting Minor Bantams beat Waterloo, 3-2 on Tuesday night at the Progressive Auto Sales Arena to advance to the Pavilion AAA final. Lambton won the series, seven points to five, winning three straight games to capture the series. Leading 2-1 late in the third period, Lambton scored into an empty net… Read more »

Difficult anniversary for Caughlin family

Today marks a difficult anniversary for the Caughlin family. It was 45 years ago today that Karen Ann Caughlin was last seen alive at the Rose Garden Roller Rink. The 14-year-old had been roller skating with her friends and never returned home. Her body was found some 22 kilometres away on Plowing Match Road between… Read more »

Decorated Petrolia World War II vet ‘Sir Sid’ dies

A man dubbed a hero who called himself an ordinary guy has passed away. Sir Sid McLean died Wednesday after a brief illness. McLean, who is believed to be the last surviving veteran of World War II in Petrolia, was given the French Legion of Honor for his service in that country during the 1940s…. Read more »

Driver in Petrolia car/bus crash released from hospital

The driver of a car who was taken to hospital after a car and bus collided in heavy fog near Petrolia Thursday morning has been released. Firefighters from Petrolia and Oil Springs and Lambton OPP were called to Petrolia Line near Forest Road around 8:30. A small car could be seen under the rear end… Read more »