This Day in History – May 6th

1889 – On the first day of the Exposition Universelle in Paris, the Eiffel Tower is officially opened to the public – In France in the mid-1880s, event planners and engineers were getting excited thinking about all of the ways they would showcase Paris to the world during the Exposition Universelle in 1889, a world’s…

Arrest made and charge laid in disturbance

A 19 year-old male from Waterloo has been arrested in connection to a disturbance that took place a week and a half ago at the Central Huron Community Centre. On April 24, 2016 at approximately 1:30 a.m. Huron County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the community centre after receiving a call about a…

Tree Tips: Proper Planting and Placing

Properly planting a tree takes time, effort, and planning. To preserve your investment, plan to plant your tree in the spring or fall; trees do best when planted in these seasons. Although planting in the summer is possible, the shock and heat often cause the tree considerable stress. This stress causes the tree to go…

Sour Gripes

Fiddling Prime Minister Trudeau began a news conference on a sour note though he started with a bit of Star Wars humour. Although I was left at the gate in the Star Wars I was aware (painfully by day’s end) that May 4th was to be the day that “May the 4th be with you”…

Street Level Faith

by Rev. Ione Grover Who is a retired United Church minister living in St. Marys There is a Sufi tale about a group of tigers in a forest who accidentally left a cub behind. The cub fell in with a herd of sheep who brought him up. He did everything the sheep did – he…

Happy Mother’s Day!

In honour of all mothers, here is a little humour of what second graders think of their moms. Why did God make mothers? 1. She’s the only one who knows where the scotch tape is. 2. Mostly to clean the house. 3. To help us out of there when we were getting born. How did…