Check out seeds at the St. Marys Public Library

Cardholders can now grow, harvest and share seeds from a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables Community seed libraries have become increasingly popular in libraries and communities across Ontario in recent years. The St. Marys Public Library is proud to join this growing movement. The seed library was created as a way to provide community…

McLellan wins prestigious lawn bowling award

Greenskeeper at Park Lawn Bowling Club for the past 11 years By Pat Payton It’s 49 years and counting for Larry McLellan. The St. Marys native has been involved in all aspects of the sport of lawn bowling for almost half a century. He’s the face of lawn bowling in this town. McLellan is the…

Salukis compete at St. Anne’s Invitational in Clinton

Scott Standeaven, of the Salukis, stays ahead of this Central Huron (CHSS) competitor during the boys Steeplechase race last week at the St. Anne’s Invitational. Salukis’ Lydia Taylor runs a long distance race in Clinton last week. The Huron-Perth track and field meet was this week, also at St. Anne’s. (Mark Dewan photos) Grade 9…

Douglas obtains scholarship at Oklahoma school

Seminole State College Trojans ranked 17th in men’s baseball in the nation By Pat Payton A superb week in Florida over March break has certainly paid dividends for Jake Douglas. The St. Marys native attended a week-long baseball camp with the U-18 Ontario Nationals, and was named Spring Training MVP. The camp, held north of…

Pitch, Hit, and Run competition held Saturday at CBHFM

Ben Graham, of St. Marys, prepares to round first base in the timed running segment of the Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition Saturday at the Baseball Hall of Fame. Belting a ball to the outfield is Julian Walsh, of St. Marys, during Saturday’s Pitch, Hit and Run skills competition. The annual event attracted about…

DCVI Senior girls settle for H-P split on home turf

Saluki Senior boys still winless, but continue to improve says coach By Pat Payton The DCVI Senior girls soccer team settled for a Huron-Perth split last Tuesday (May 7) on home turf. In the morning on the DCVI pitch, Monica Ryan’s squad was full value for a 4-0 victory over the winless Mitchell Blue Devils.…

Big trophy haul for Stonetown Karate members

At Karate Maynia XLII in Kitchener By Pat Payton KITCHENER – It was another productive day for the Stonetown Karate Centre. The event was Karate Maynia XLII, the 42nd annual Canadian Open Martial Arts championships, held at Kitchener’s Memorial Auditorium on Saturday, May 4. Nine SKC competitors collected seven firsts, two seconds, six thirds and…

Jenkins delivers first pitch at museum re-opening

Chatham native enshrined in 10 sports hall of fames in Canada and U.S. By Pat Payton At the recent grand re-opening of the expanded and renovated museum on the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame grounds, organizers decided to have ‘a first pitch’ rather than a ribbon-cutting to officially open the impressive facility. The man tossing…

12th Annual Wellspring Golf Tournament

Wellspring Stratford Cancer Support Centre is delighted to announce the 12th annual Wellspring Golf Tournament scheduled for Friday, May 31st, 2019 at the St. Marys Golf and Country Club, with a 5 pm shot-gun start. Registration is now open. The cost for registration is $90 which includes a 9-hole Texas Scramble with a cart and…