Police hunt for missing Kincardine woman

Helicopters, boats and police dogs are all currently active in the search for a missing Kincardine woman.

Yvonne Martin has been missing since Wednesday night. (photo courtesy of South-Bruce OPP)


Girls day out

This fun foursome was one of 16 teams that played in the Ladies Golf For Kids Sake at BlackHorse Golf Course last Saturday in support of Kincardine BBBS. The event raised more than $6,800. From left are Lynn Bradley, Linda MacTavish, Brenda Ackert and Janet Ritz. (Barb McKay photo)


Public transportation options for Kincardine being investigated

By Barb McKay

For many in Kincardine - primarily seniors and those with limited incomes - getting around town can be a considerable challenge.

The lack of public transportation in the municipality is an issue that has been raised time and again over the years by social service agencies, seniors groups and the community at large. Now, a committee has formed to try to come up with a solution.


Fun for everyone at the 154th Ripley Fall Fair

By Barb McKay

This year’s Ripley Fall Fair includes a special celebration of Bruce County’s 150th birthday and that means there will be plenty of new and exciting events and activities.


New south end trail makes improved beach access

By Barb McKay

A new trail that straddles the border of Kincardine and Huron-Kinloss is making Boiler Beach significantly more accessible.


Be aware of bears!

This black bear posed for Heather Boettinger to snap a great photo last week on Dawson Drive, where the bear had been into the garbage. A bear was also spotted, and photographed, by the McAlpine family in Lorne Beach.


Huron-Kinloss launches contest to fill vacant downtown space

By Barb McKay

There is a new contest in Huron-Kinloss aimed at bringing new business to Ripley.

Win This Space is a pilot project to fill vacant commercial space in downtown Ripley. The township’s community development officer Michelle Goetz presented a report to council on Sept. 6 to ask for council’s approval to move forward with the initiative.


Lace up your runners for the third annual Neon Night Run

By Barb McKay

On Sept. 30, come out to Victoria Park for the Neon Night Run and get your glow on for a good cause.


Radiothon

Larry Bannerman cooks up some hot dogs for the Kincardine Lions during the myFM Kincardine Foundation Radiothon at Trillium Court recently (Barb McKay photo)