News from around St. Marys.

St. Marys Minor Ball clinics

St. Marys coach Derek Boonstra explains the proper grip for throwing a hardball to a bunch of “Rookie” level ball players last Friday. The 14th consecutive year of St. Marys Minor Ball free indoor clinics began last Friday in the gym at St. Marys DCVI. The clinics are led by local coach Derek Boonstra and…

Local businesses out in full force at Canadian Dairy Xpo in Stratford April 6-7

Handing out scrambled eggs, pancakes and peameal bacon for a complimentary breakfast Tuesday morning were, respectively, from left, former Stratford Agricultural Society board member Bill Shivas, Perth–Wellington MP John Nater and Perth–Wellington MPP Randy Pettapiece. Pictured, from left, are Sebringville-based Nuhn Industries co-owners Dennis and Ian Nuhn. They were showing off their lagoon crawler, pictured,…

Kirkton Murder Mystery Dinner

The Kirkton Ag Society hosted a sold out Murder Mystery Dinner in support of the Kirkton Fall Fair on April 1 at the Kirkton Woodham Community Centre. An actor from Murder For Hire, who provided the entertainment for the evening, plays the victim while party guests search through the clues to figure out who did…

St. Pauls pavilion getting accessibility upgrades

By Dan Rankin Work began this week on accessibility upgrades to the St. Pauls Pavilion. The project will include automatic door openers for both washroom doors to provide better accessibility in entering and exiting the washrooms, Chief Building Official Martin Feeney told Perth South Council April 5. The original tendered amount of just over $26,000…