Scotts Pitch Hit Run skills contest

St. Marys Minor Ball, along with Scotts and Major League Baseball are teaming up to run the 2016 Scotts Pitch Hit & Run skills contest for kids at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in St. Marys on Saturday, May 7 at 10:00 am on King Field. Boys and girls aged 7-14 will…

Tree Tips: Choosing A Healthy Tree

In the previous article we considered reasons for removing and replacing your tree. This week we are going to discuss, how to choose a healthy tree. When choosing a tree, one should remember, “all trees are not created equal”. When purchasing a tree, there are three basic options, containerized trees, ball and burlap trees, and…

Sour Gripes

UNFINISHED BUSINESS Upon review I realize I touched on much of the rant on proposed gun control (but was it enough to wake us up?) I cannot however, see how much of a country can be hoodwinked by the few who attempt to evoke feelings of fear of firearms that defies reason and fact. If…

Weekend Smiles

Jokes so bad they’re funny. Q: How do you think the unthinkable? A: With an itheberg. Q: Did you hear about the two thieves who stole a calendar? A: They each got 6 months Q: What’s orange and sounds like a parrot? A carrot Q: Where do the generals keep their armies? A: In their…

Street Level Faith

God bless you. When we “count our blessings” we usually name the good and pleasant things of our lives one by one. But the Bible tells us something very different about what it means to be “blessed.” It says, ““Blessed are the poor in spirit Blessed are those who mourn. Blessed are the meek. Blessed…

Sally Says

“I think that no matter how old or infirm I may become, I will always plant a large garden in the spring. Who can resist the feelings of hope and joy that one gets from participating in nature’s rebirth?” ~ Edward Giobbi Back at the beginning of April, I felt somewhat betrayed by the long…

Arthur Meighen School to be demolished

Image Credit: Anyès Kadowaki Busby Future plans to be assessed The numbered company that purchased Arthur Meighen School in November 2015 have applied for and received a demolition permit to tear down Arthur Meighen School. The Avon-Maitland School Board sold the school in November 2012 and the owners at that time had plans to rent out…

New company for Dana plant

Will start mid-July The Dana plant on James Street has a new company moving in and it is not a tire company. “Guardian Bridge Rapid Construction Inc” are moving their manufacturing company from Stratford to St. Marys. The company makes prefab fiberglass bridges, and pre fab homes and condos. At present they are located at…