Pickleball season opens with clinics Monday

Paul Leeder, right, of the KW Badminton Club, gave instruction and demonstrations Monday at the Pyramid Centre during a series of three Pickleball clinics for seniors from around the area interested in learning about the racquetball sport. By Dan Rankin 60 seniors from around the region came out to the Pyramid Centre on Monday to…

Interesting info for wine drinkers!

The LCBO wine markup tax is increasing by 2 per cent this week – the first of four tax hikes on wine The Canadian Taxpayers Federation (CTF) is calling on the government to reverse this week’s 2 per cent hike in ad valorem tax in wine. Premier Wynne announced the tax increase, which is applied…

Street Level Faith

Rev. Debra Sinclair Debra Sinclair is an Interfaith minister living in Stratford. This truly is a tragic time for not only the families of those who were stricken recently in Orlando, not only for the citizens of Orlando, not only for the citizens of America, but for all of us who live here in this…

Town hires new Corporate Communications manager

Brett O’Reilly started beginning of June The Town of St. Marys has hired a new Corporate Communications and Events Manager, Brett O’reilly who started earlier this month. She is a long-time Perth County resident having lived in Mitchell as a child before moving to Kinkora. O’Reilly graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the University…

Perth South Council sets priority for fund application

By Dan Rankin At their meeting on Tuesday evening, Perth South Council selected and prioritized two projects for which they will be applying for funding through the Canada 150 Community Infrastructure Program. Perth South will first seek funds to help remove and replace sidewalks in Sebringville east of Perth Road 130. The project, estimated to…

Celebrate Canada Day in Cadzow Park

July 1 is approaching and so is the community’s annual Canada Day Celebration! Come celebrate Canada’s 149th birthday on Friday, July 1 in Cadzow Park with a day full of fun, food, swimming, and friends! All the popular features of a community celebration will be in the park – food, musical entertainment and a range…