News from around St. Marys.

St. Marys G&CC playing in fourth Sr. Ryder Cup

Wellspring golf tournament Friday, May 31 St. Marys Golf and Country Club members will be playing in their fourth Senior Ryder Cup (SRC) competition this year. The SRC competition now comprises golfers from 120 clubs throughout the province as well as U.S. states Michigan and New York. Divided into four regions and 30 divisions, the…

20 on the Trestle held Saturday May 18th

Pictured are some of the original members of the organizing committee that was instrumental in the construction of the Grand Trunk Trail 20 years ago. L to R Diane Strathdee, Carol Robinson-Todd, Gwen Bestard, Bob Sass, Pamela Zabel, Jean Hewitt and in front Tony Reynen. Photos by Nancy Bickell Mayor Al Strathdee and Piper, Les…

PRC Pool to Install New UV Disinfection System

“Always shower before entering the pool” – LaPointe In a move to maintain swimmer health and safety while ensuring the long-term sustainability of the pool at the Pyramid Recreation Centre (PRC), St. Marys Town Council unanimously approved the installation of a ultra-violet (UV) disinfection system supported by liquid chlorine. UV light has powerful disinfection properties,…

Check out seeds at the St. Marys Public Library

Cardholders can now grow, harvest and share seeds from a variety of flowers, herbs and vegetables Community seed libraries have become increasingly popular in libraries and communities across Ontario in recent years. The St. Marys Public Library is proud to join this growing movement. The seed library was created as a way to provide community…

McLellan wins prestigious lawn bowling award

Greenskeeper at Park Lawn Bowling Club for the past 11 years By Pat Payton It’s 49 years and counting for Larry McLellan. The St. Marys native has been involved in all aspects of the sport of lawn bowling for almost half a century. He’s the face of lawn bowling in this town. McLellan is the…

Salukis compete at St. Anne’s Invitational in Clinton

Scott Standeaven, of the Salukis, stays ahead of this Central Huron (CHSS) competitor during the boys Steeplechase race last week at the St. Anne’s Invitational. Salukis’ Lydia Taylor runs a long distance race in Clinton last week. The Huron-Perth track and field meet was this week, also at St. Anne’s. (Mark Dewan photos) Grade 9…

Douglas obtains scholarship at Oklahoma school

Seminole State College Trojans ranked 17th in men’s baseball in the nation By Pat Payton A superb week in Florida over March break has certainly paid dividends for Jake Douglas. The St. Marys native attended a week-long baseball camp with the U-18 Ontario Nationals, and was named Spring Training MVP. The camp, held north of…