Dunny’s Atom AE Rock random acts of kindness

On Saturday the above team spent from 8-12 divided into 3 teams with coach and parent drivers taking them on a random acts of kindness scavenger hunt around town.  Activities included singing Christmas carols at the nursing home, working the kettle bell, distributing hand made Christmas cards and kindness cards, helping carry groceries for people,…

G&CC Atoms down Irish 7-2

Team also posts two road wins on weekend By Pat Payton Special to the Independent St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atoms got another balanced scoring attack in a 7-2 Shamrock League victory over Lucan Irish on Wednesday, Dec. 6 at the PRC. Pacing the offence was forward Jayden Tipping, who clicked for two…

Potential Merger of Huron and Perth Health Units

Takes Next Step On Tuesday of this week, the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) announced proposed regulatory changes to the Health Protection and Promotion Act, which could pave the way for a merger between the Perth District Health Unit and the Huron County Health Unit. The changes need to happen before the next…

Influenza Arrives in Perth County

Influenza has arrived in Perth County. While there are currently fewer than five lab-confirmed cases of influenza, many people who are sick are not sick enough to be hospitalized and tested. Therefore, the lab-confirmed cases may only represent a small number of people who have the flu. “The flu has been circulating in the province…

Christmas comes early for Someone I Know

Hospital foundation unveils donor wall Wednesday, Dec. 20; gets go-ahead for expansion The members of the St. Marys Memorial Hospital Foundation feel especially festive this year. The foundation’s first-ever capital campaign, Someone I Know, exceeded all expectations by surpassing its $5 million goal in early autumn. And just this week the foundation received approval from…