News from around St. Marys.

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…

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…

Kirkton dairy 4H club

What an amazing year for all the 4Hers in the Kirkton Dairy club!   They should be so proud of themselves with all they have accomplished this year.  Their major project this year was helping to fund and build a new pavilion at the Kirkton Community Centre.  The club asked the Kirkton Woodham Optimist club…

Dunny’s Atom AE Rock win Blenheim tourney

Just two weeks after winning the International Silver Stick Regional Finals, the Dunny’s Atom AE Rock hockey team were at it again this past weekend in Blenheim. In the Golden Acres Tournament in Blenheim, the Rock cruised through the three-game round robin, defeating their opposition by a combined score of 26-1. In the tournament finals…

Lorentz brings home silvermedal from Worlds

2017 competition held in Orlando, Fla. By Pat Payton (Special to the Independent) ORLANDO, Fla. – A silver medal at the Worlds! That’s what 11-year-old Jalyne Lorentz brought home from the 2017 World Karate and Kickboxing championships here recently at the Wyndham Orlando Resort International. A member of the Stonetown Karate Centre, Jalyne captured silver…