News from around St. Marys.

More 2018-19 Major athletic award winners at DCVI

Three Colin Hood OFSAA awards also presented last Tuesday night By Pat Payton There were several Major Awards handed out at DCVI on Tuesday, June 11 as the school held its annual athletic awards social. The following are the 25 Saluki athletes and teacher/coach who won these Major Awards for the 2018-19 season. Athletes had…

Retrogression decides Lincs golf tourney winner

Threesome of Murrell, Chateauvert, Richardson take home the green jackets Saturday By Pat Payton Retrogression was needed to decide the 2019 winner at the 37th annual St. Marys Lincolns’ golf tournament Saturday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Two teams finished with 10-under-par scores of 62. The threesome of Dan Murrell, Stephen Chateauvert and…

From the Bar rail to the big screen

By Lauren Eedy Many have noticed a film crew at locations around the town and on social media in recent weeks working on ‘The Sanctuary’, an AKoolfilm Company Inc. production which recently wrapped shooting here in St. Marys. You may have also recognized some locals around these sets. Recently, I had the pleasure of discussing…

End of an era in St. Marys

After close to 50 years in business, the M&M is closing this week. To acknowledge the years of contribution to not only the business community but also community and charitable organizations, Town Council last week honoured Dick and Joan MacPherson for their outstanding contributions over the years. Pictured are Deputy Mayor Marg Luna, Dick and…

Special celebration at Villages United Church

Submitted by Mary Peterson Spring is a season of change with opportunities for new growth, and there are some interesting changes at Villages United Church, one of the churches in Villages United Rural Ministries. At the United Church of Canada conference which was held recently in Port Elgin, Rev. Jacob Shaw was ordained, and he…