News from around St. Marys.

SMCP’s The Importance of Being Earnest

If you’re up for a renewing, invigorating, fun spring experience, take in a show at St. Marys Town Hall Theatre and have a few laughs, April 21 – May 1. With: Elizabeth Cooper, Julia Gwyn, David James, Doug Loucks, Dan Rankin, Dave Ryde, Ryan Stewart, Charlene Van Veen and Don Wells. Tickets now on sale…

90th Rural Urban Night

Pictured with 2015 Service Above Self Award winner Ray Bennett, are Linda Schuyler (top, right) and Maurice Oliver (above right), who were 2016 Service Above Self Award recipients Saturday at the Rotary Club of St. Marys’ 90th Rural Urban Night event. The group saw a record attendance of almost 400 for the event, at which…

2016 Stanley Cup Playoff Predictions

Hockey Pool Champ foresees Capital Victory Predictions by Ron Renning (Winner of our Regular Season Hockey Pool) Ron Renning knows hockey. He proved it in February when he won the Molson Canadian Anything for Hockey contest, and he proved it again last week when he won our regular season hockey pool. Therefore, as we met…

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…