Kudos … and Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’ – “Dear Santa”

Dear Santa I hope you, Mrs. Claus & your Elves are doing well. I’m sure you are busy. Checking those lists twice? I also hope...

Crime doesn’t pay – but Crime Stoppers does … but for how long?

Crime Stoppers is a civilian community organization devised to acquire information that assists law enforcement agencies in the resolution of crime. Crime Stoppers pays cash rewards...

The ‘future’ is here NOW – vocal minority doesn’t seem to get it

To the Editor and people of Southampton: I’m still reeling from the news that Bruce Power felt obliged to find another location for the proposed...

Kudos … and Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

“ALL ABOARD” Say “HELLO” in Port Elgin, Saugeen Shores Great place to live & smile KUDOS Don’t worry Southampton, I know how great it is to live there...

Back when … no “green thing”? – an extra submitted by the ‘Stix Man’

The following was circulating on the Internet and was recently submitted by Larry McIntosh of Kudos Corner. It expresses sentiments about the young folks who...

Flag Day – Carrying on the tradition

Doug Johnson was not only a lifetime member of the Propeller Club in Southampton, he was also known as a flag expert with a...

Three days remain for Saugeen Shores cannabis survey

Just to 're-hash' what is happening when it comes to cannabis legislation, we thought we would take another look at it. On October 17, 2018,...

Elections and democracy

Free and fair elections are the cornerstone of Canadian democracy. I write to you today as I have some very serious concerns with new legislation...

Trump and … Bruce County

I met a resident on High Street in Southampton recently. He is a reader of the Saugeen Times. He asked me if I had...

Local doctor decides … enough is enough

After 40 years as a family physician, Dr. Don McCulloch of Port Elgin Saugeen Shores, made the difficult decision to retire.  The reason?  A...

Kudos … and Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

O' Mike Do not be ashamed! Kudos 👍 I read your letter about your feeling ashamed. Listen here, "NO DAMN WAY"! You have done so much for Southampton,...

The Shadow Man and U.S. Elections

The Shadow Man and U.S. Elections Some time ago a reader questioned my writing about Donald Trump. His point was, I think, a matter of...

Students’ orderly fire drill impressive

Shortly after a general school assembly on Thursday (Sept. 26) and after students returned to their classrooms, the fire drill alarm began. Everyone, of course,...

Kudos … & Nots! by ‘The Stix Man’

“Hey Boy.” “I said Hello Boy” “I say Boy, I’m saying Hello.” “Do you not hear me? “ Boy,I say HELLO.” Poor Foghorn Leghorn, he’s just trying to be...