Living with childhood cancer

As Jaylyn Eastman twirls like a ballerina in her grandmother’s living room, it is hard to believe this is what childhood cancer looks like. The spunky four-year old moves from toy to toy, playing for a moment before coming to the couch to cuddle up to Grandma Tammy Clark. Two seconds, Jaylyn, in her pink… Read more »

The family that plays together….

When Patti Black signed four of her children up for piano lessons, she wanted only wanted them to be able to play music. But the mother of 10 could never envisioned this: packing fiddles, a piano, guitars, mandolins, accordions and even an Irish drum in a trailer behind their van and traveling all over southern… Read more »

Enniskillen still looking for a water deal

They’re still talking. Mayor Kevin Marriott says Enniskillen has made a counter offer to Petrolia to bring down water rates in the rural area. The negotiations started after Enniskillen began talking with officials from the Lambton Area Water Supply System about the possibility of buying water from LAWSS instead of Petrolia. LAWSS has offered to… Read more »

Grain crop strong despite poor summer weather

Marianne VanderSpek Photo The summer may have been filled with unusual weather, but it doesn’t seem to have harmed the local grain crop. Across Central Lambton, farmers are beginning to take off their soybean crops and Enniskillen farmer Kevin Marriott says most are “pleasantly surprised” by what they’re finding. “There is the odd field off… Read more »