Blue Monday

By Stephanie Martin It is almost time for Blue Monday, apparently the most depressing day of the year. This year it is calculated to be on January 16th. This non-scientifically formulated date is not on the same day every year, but calculated it is around the third Monday of January (by the winter/mental health experts),…

Perth County Junior Farmers elects a new executive

The Perth County Junior Farmers (Perth JF), a local youth organization that aims “to build future rural leaders through self-help and community betterment” held its annual general meeting at the Rostock Hall on Sunday, January 8th, where the membership voted on constitutional amendments and elected a new executive. After serving a two-year Presidential term, Crystal…

St. Marys man charged in stabbing

On Tuesday, January 10, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. the Perth County OPP and paramedics responded to a reported stabbing, at a residence on Jones Street West in the Town of St Marys. This had occurred between two men known to each other. The victim was taken to a London area hospital by Perth County…

Year in Review – Continued

June OPP Detachment Commander Inspector Rob Scott announced the appointment of Sergeant Scott Lobb as a platoon Sergeant at the Perth County OPP. St. Marys Golf and Country Club announced plans for a new wedding venue and golf maintenance facility. The Baseball Hall Street Festival was held on Water Street because of the downtown reconstruction…