News from around St. Marys.

Lincs acquire new defenceman

Chris Carr-Ansah hails from Mississauga By Pat Payton Special to the Independent In a rather complicated trade, involving a handful of Junior teams, St. Marys Lincolns have acquired a new defenceman. Chris Carr-Ansah, 17, made his debut with the Lincs last Friday night against Sarnia. The Mississauga native, who is 6 ft., 3 inches and…

2017 Remembrance Awards

On the evening of Wednesday, 13 December 2017, the Royal Canadian Legion Perth Regiment Veterans Branch 236 St Marys hosted an awards presentation. Certificates and cash prizes were handed out for the annual poster and literary contests. Legions across Canada hold the competition each year. Students participate in a variety of categories and age groups,…

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…