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Brooke-Alvinston Deputy Mayor Jim Hayter dies

The community of Brooke-Alvinston is in shock after the sudden death of Deputy Mayor and long-time firefighter Jim Hayter. Middlesex OPP say Hayter was travelling down Glendon Line near Glencoe sometime between 4:30 and 6 pm Thursday when his vehicle left the road and landed in the ditch. An autopsy was being performed today to… Read more »

Petrolia Flyers met season goals

  There might not be as many wins as they wanted but the president of Petrolia Flyers says the 2016-2017 season was a success. The team which moved from Alvinston to Petrolia last year honoured its players and volunteers Saturday. “The goal for the season was to make the playoffs and to establish ourselves in… Read more »

Squires geared up for Friday’s league final opener

  It’s been a long time since the Petrolia Squires made it to the finals. Long-time Captain Jeremiah Goodacre was on the 2009-2010 team that faced Elora in the finals. “It’s been a while,” he says with a grin. But after a convincing win at home Sunday, it appears the Squires are ready to do… Read more »

Lancers prepare for OFSSAA girls hockey tourney

The LCCVI Lancers have claimed the SWOSSAA Girls Hockey title and a berth in the provincial championship. The Lancers earned the title of SWOSSAA champions after beating L’Essor 3-1, March 8. The team heads to Stratford March 22 for the OFSSAA tournament. The Lancers are guaranteed three games, March 22 at 8 am against Fort… Read more »