Fresh food free at Mobile Markets


The Inn of the Good Shepherd’s mobile market is out on the road again. It was seen recently at the Petrolia Food Bank off Robert Street; one of 14 stops it makes throughout Lambton County each week. The fresh vegetables donated by local growers are free to those who need them. The mobile market, which… Read more »

Rescue Training


Kristen Douglas gets right into the action as one of six young women who were part of the Petrolia/North Enniskillen Jr. Firefighter program for girls. The young ladies were put through their paces, learning first aid, how to use equipment and how to extricate people from car accidents. This week, the department is running a… Read more »

Learning about Black Gold

Blacksmith James Stonehouse of Chatham shows tools to Mason McMillan and dad Ryan of Sarnia

Hundreds of people came out to learn more about Lambton County’s oil heritage at the Oil Museum of Canada’s Black Gold Day. Visitors got their hands on oil drilling equipment including Gabriella Baird of Allen Texas who learns how to drill wood. Visitors watched spinning displays with Spinners Elaine Dobbin, Christie Poolman and Missy Whaley,… Read more »

Tailpipe sparks Dawn-Euphemia fire

A tractor drives by the scorched field on Edys Mills Road Monday night.

A large field of wheat ready to be harvested went up in flames, costing a local farmer well over $12,000 according to Dawn-Euphemia’s fire chief. Dave Williams says the department was called to the field on Edys Mills Line near Esterville Road Monday after a hot tailpipe in the extremely dry field started a fire… Read more »