Local church hosts migrant workers for a special dinner

"We've all seen them working in the fields (Hi Berry Farms) and Port Elgin United Church wanted them to know that they are appreciated,"...

An artist lives on through her art

Jane Champagne ... for many in the arts community of Southampton and beyond, the name conjures up a strong image of 'joie de vivre'....

Spirit Assembly honours a special friend – June 22, 2014

Each month, G. C. Huston Public School in Southampton holds a 'Spirit Assembly' and, this year's last Assembly for 2014 honoured a special friend...

Bruce County Library Board Member honoured with prestigious award

Bruce County Library Board member - Patricia Symon – was awarded withthis year’s James Bain Medallion at the Ontario Library Association Gala on Thursday,January...

No need to stop hooking at 90

At 90, Helen Weurth the nonagenarian is as sharp as the scissors that she uses in her rug hooking. Weurth celebrated her birthday at the Chantry...

Volunteer of the Year receives award

Ray Tomlison has been named Sally Hunt Volunteer of the Year for 2018 by Saugeen Shores Chamber of Commerce. Tomlison has been an active volunteer...

Allan Thompson Acclaimed Huron-Bruce Federal Liberal 2019 Candidate

Allan Thompson will once again be the federal Liberal candidate in Huron-Bruce in next October’s election, the Huron-Bruce Federal Liberal Association has announced. Straight out...

Principal Dan Russell leaves a legacy

With only four years until retirement, Russell is moving on to Alexandra Community School in Owen Sound, which is near his home. It will however,...

Original idea sees Pussy Willows become part of MRI campaign

From an original idea and the humble spring Pussy Willow, Grey Bruce Health Services received another helping hand up on the MRI campaign ladder. Bob...

Congratulations to a Southampton couple celebrating their Emerald anniversary

  Mary and Duncan McCallum of Southampton celebrated their 55th anniversary on May 9th (according to sources) The 55th anniversary is known as the 'Emerald' anniversary...

Not the last you’ll hear of this young man

To the Editor: My name is Josh Lesperance. I am currently a student at Saugeen District Secondary School in Port Elgin, Ontario. When I was...

Lifetime Achievement Awards to Local Special Olympian

Dr. Frank Hayden is the Canadian founder of the Special Olympics movement. As a university professor his premise was that the fitness level of...

Armen’s hosts annual ‘coffee fundraiser’ for local hospital

Once again, Armen's Cafe in Southampton held its annual fundraiser for the Southampton Hospital Auxiliary on Saturday, May 11th. Each year, Armen Higgins donates coffee...

Off Duty OPP Officer awarded for saving a life

Bruce Peninsula Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) want to recognize the life-saving and courageous act of one of their own. On September 11, 2018 an award...