News from around St. Marys.

Kitchen Camp at the Pyramid Centre

Kids attending last week’s Kitchen Camp at the Pyramid Centre show off the donuts they created last Friday rounding out a week of other culinary creations including cinnamon buns, cookies, scones and raspberry tarts. Pictured, from left, are Jackson McCurdy, Mya McCurdy, Sydney Grant, Mae Vigneux, Cammie Lobb, Thalina Tucker and Bailey Ross. This was…

Stonetown Olympic Team

Over the recent weeks, we’ve asked our readers the hypothetical question, “What if St. Marys had its own Olympic Team? Who would our best athletes be in the various Summer Olympic Sports?” Below are the results of the answers received. Did we miss anyone?  Let us know at info@stmarysindependent.com BADMINTON: Susan McMaster GOLF Men’s: Rich…

McDonald’s Independent Hosting Lincolns Fundraising BBQ

Sunday, 11am-2pm, with $99 Season Tickets Available for Purchase By Stewart Grant Come on out to McDonald’s Your Independent Grocer this Sunday anytime between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. and meet this year’s St. Marys Lincolns.  The team will be cooking up hamburgers and hot dogs for the community free-of-charge (donation only), with many thanks…

Kidney transplant a success

Casey Downing is home and doing well In the space of two years, St. Marys has seen two successful kidney transplants. In July 2014 Kathy Carradine donated her kidney for her brother David. Both incidentally are doing very well. The latest transplant happened on July 20th when 17 year-old Casey Downing received a kidney from…

OMAFRA Field Crop Report released July 27

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs released its latest Field Crop Report on July 27, commenting on the quality of a number of crops currently growing around the province, including corn, cereals, soybeans, forages, edible beans and canola. The report describes how dry weather has impacted fields around Ontario. “In areas which…

Lincolns Looking for Billets

By Stewart Grant The St. Marys Lincolns are looking within the community for interested billets for the upcoming season. Having a strong network of billet families within St. Marys gives the team the opportunity to attract and bring in talented hockey players from outside the local area. An ideal make-up of the team will consist…