News from around St. Marys.

Lemonade Stands for Hospitals

Addison Down, granddaughter of Frank and Gail St. Germain, recently put out a lemonade stand in front of their house on Church Street North and raised $150.00 for the St. Marys Memorial Hospital. Thank you so much, Addi! (L-R) Gracie Ross, Bailey Ross and Tessa Bell served up refreshments to Sydney Grant on Saturday morning…

Winners from St. Marys G&CC Club Championships (Aug. 25-26)

Gross score winners Ladies – Loretta Czernis Men’s – Marty Rutledge Senior Men’s – Rich Parsons Super Senior Men’s – Paul Fitzgeorge Net score winners Ladies – Janis Kapp Men’s – Tom Charette Senior Men’s – John Cooke Super Senior Men’s – Bill Taylor Flight winners Men’s ‘A’ Flight – Ben Dale Men’s ‘B’ Flight…

The Front Porch Show Summer Finale

A great crowd was on hand for the final Front Porch Show for the summer.  We can all look forward to their Christmas show which will be held November 25 or possibly December 9.  On the right is Lauren Eedy presenting the Community Calendar on behalf of the St. Marys Independent newspaper.  Photos by Murray…

Rutledge defends his Men’s Club title at St. Marys

Loretta Czernis new Ladies Club champion By Pat Payton It was no contest this year at St. Marys Golf and Country Club. Marty Rutledge easily defended his Men’s Club title, winning by a margin of 13 shots in the two-day championship, reduced to 27 holes (from 36) because of Saturday’s all-day rain and wet conditions.…

Ian Bolton new Junior Club champion at St. Marys

Defeats defending champ Mitch Watt with a birdie on No. 18 By Pat Payton Ian Bolton picked a great time to shoot his best round of the summer. Last Thursday at St. Marys Golf and Country Club, Bolton fired a five-over-par 77 (39-38) to win the Junior Club championship — edging out defending champ Mitch…

Tribe caps undefeated season with three-peat

Autobots also go 4-0 on weekend to win ‘B’ Division honours By Pat Payton The Tribe capped off an undefeated season at the St. Marys Men’s Slow Pitch League’s annual year-end playoff tournament this past weekend. A 9-5 victory over the Gentlemen in Sunday afternoon’s final gave the Tribe a perfect 4-0 record, and the…

Lincs post 2-2 record after four pre-season games

Team splits pair with Stratford Warriors last week By Pat Payton HESPELER – St. Marys Lincolns watched their pre-season GOJHL record slip to 2-2 here Saturday night after dropping a 6-2 decision to Cambridge Redhawks. It was Lincs’ third exhibition in three nights. Lincolns’ final pre-season game was Tuesday night in Waterloo against the Siskins.…

Defence is first priority with the Jr. ‘B’ Lincolns

Coach likes the way the team is jelling early By Pat Payton Defence seems to be St. Marys Lincolns’ first priority heading into the 2018-19 season. “I’d like to tighten up that area a little bit,” Director of Hockey Operations Jim MacEachern said last week during a hectic stretch of pre-season games. MacEachern says the…

Sculptures in Glass and Stone – Exhibit at St. Marys Station Gallery Opens Sept. 7th

On Friday, September 7th, the St. Marys Station Gallery plays host to one of Canada’s most unique and innovative sculptors, Peter Allan Rice. The show entitled, Sculptures in Glass and Stone, will draw your attention to Rice’s beautiful and artistic reflections of the Muskoka, Georgian Bay, Temagami and Algonquin regions. Self-taught, Rice began to build…