Tractors invade Petrolia

A young family watches as the tractors pull out of LCCVI's parking lot at lunch hour

If you saw a tractor or two – or 26 – in Petrolia today, your eyes weren’t deceiving you. It’s Tractor Day at LCCVI and 26 students convinced their parents to let them take the family farm vehicle to school for the day. It’s the most tractors that have been involved in what is becoming… Read more »

Blueberry Bees


Workers at Munro Honey in Alvinston were preparing hundreds of hives for a trip to Quebec recently. The Ontario bees will pollinate Quebec’s vast blueberry crop before returning home.  

LCCVI’s Marissa Mueller wins OFSAA gold

Marissa Mueller atop the podium at OFSAA 
Submitted Photo

LCCVI Lancer Marissa Mueller has won OFSAA gold in javelin. The Grade 11 student threw an even 42 meters at today’s event in Windsor to capture the Ontario title. Mueller went into the two-day event ranked number one in┬ásenior girls javelin but told The Independent before she went, she was just thankful to be competing… Read more »