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U-14 Snipers Improve to 4-2 With Win Saturday

ST. THOMAS – St. Marys U-14 Snipers improved to 4–2 in WRRL action here Saturday as the Snipers travelled to the Elgin Memorial Arena to take on the St. Thomas Thunder. Although the official score will go into the books as 8-1 (to keep within the WRRL policies on reporting goal differential), Jim Burlingham’s Snipers…

Klomp Named Community Service Award Winner

Former St. Mikes student also a second-team OUA all-star this season By Pat Payton KINGSTON – Craig Klomp, of Toronto Varsity Blues, and Alison Irvine, from the Victoria Vikes, were recognized last week as the U SPORTS Cross-Country Student-Athlete Community Service Award winners for 2018. The annual awards were handed out at a welcome breakfast…

‘Remember That One’ Show on Nov 17th

Show to be held at St. Marys Legion The “Remember That One” show will be held on Saturday, November 17th featuring Kiley Joe Masson. It starts in the ragtime era, and travels through an audio time machine. Enjoy songs from Al Jolson, The Ink Spots and The Mills Brothers. Rock & Roll with hits from…

Santa Claus is coming to town!

WinterLights to be lit at Milt Dunnell Field St. Marys will begin to look a lot like Christmas this week, as Santa Claus comes to town this Friday, November 16 via the beloved St. Marys Kinsmen Santa Claus Parade. There will be a parking ban in the downtown again this year to accommodate parade spectators.…

Big weekend for Walsh, G&CC Atoms in Huntsville

‘BB’ teams collects four shutout wins in Rep. tournament victory By Pat Payton HUNTSVILLE – It was a weekend to remember for goalie Julian Walsh and his St. Marys Golf and Country Club ‘BB’ Atom teammates here at the Huntsville Atom tournament on the weekend of Nov. 9-11. Reg Clinton’s charges won all five of…

Week of accolades for Stonetown Artisan Cheese

By Stewart Grant It was a big week for Stonetown Cheese! For the third consecutive year, the local cheese company won first-place honours at the Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. This year, it was Stonetown’s Fontina cheese and Farmstead Emmental cheese that led their respective categories when the winners were announced on Thursday. Company owners Hans…

Halloween by the numbers

By Stewart Grant One of the annual traditions on the St. Marys Independent Facebook page is to survey the community on how many Trick-or-Treaters they receive at their house. It’s always interesting to see how the population of youngsters is spread amongst the geographical areas, and this year I put the various responses into the…

Three Salukis compete in OFSAA cross-country

By Pat Payton DUNDAS – Three St. Marys DCVI Salukis competed at the OFSAA cross-country running championships here at Christie Lake Conservation Area Saturday. Ethan Aarts posted the top finish among the DCVI runners, placing 49th in the Junior boys race with a time of 18 minutes, 36.1 seconds. Salukis’ teammate Owen Wrigley was 82nd…