November 15, 2017

ETHEL FRANCE


November 8, 2017

WINNIFRED HOWE

Winnifred Irene Howe (née Baird) of Kincardine passed away at the Owen Sound Hospital on Sunday, Oct. 29, 2017, in her 103rd year. Beloved wife of the late John “Edward” Howe (2001). Cherished mother of Audrey Howe of Kincardine. Missed by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Predeceased by her parents Robert and Evelyn Baird and by sister Lola Harris, Lenore Hooey, Evelyn Hewitson and Marjorie Reid


Kincardine Hometown Christmas

So soft
Little Kayley MacKay finds the donkey very soft to pet. The petting zoo also had camels and several other animals. (Pauline Kerr photo)


Kincardine hosts CWOSSA girls’ basketball championship

The Kincardine Knights senior girls defeated a strong team from Wellington Heights 42-24 in game one of CWOSSA girls’ A basketball Friday afternoon. They lost the championship game by a heart-breaking single point to Woodland Christian High School that evening. (Pauline Kerr photo)


NO MORE COMPOSTING AT THE KINCARDINE CEMETERY

By Pauline Kerr

A composting site near the Kincardine Cemetery is no more. Saugeen Valley Conservation Authority received a complaint that material was being dumped on flood plain land near the cemetery.


COUNCIL APPROVES SERVICING CONTRACTS FOR NEW DEVELOPMENT

 

By Pauline Kerr

 

During the Nov. 15 meeting, Kincardine council accepted a staff recommendation for the awarding of two contracts that will pave the way for new development. The contracts are for the Connaught Park sewage pumping station and trunk sewer main.

 

This project will serve existing customers and allow future growth to the north.

 


Did you go to the cenotaph on Saturday for Remembrance Day?

YES
29% (9 votes)
NO
71% (22 votes)
Total votes: 31

Beating the drum

West African drummer Fana Soro was at Kincardine District Secondary School last week for a special presentation, in French, for high school students and visiting elementary school students. (Barb McKay photo)


Creating a mind shift: First responders learning to cope with PTSD

By Barb McKay

When Jeff Balch was diagnosed with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in 2012, there was very little in the way of effective support available to him.


Trouble for township man

A Kincardine Twp. man is facing a slew of criminal charges following an incident in Greenock Twp. Oct. 25.

At 9:23 p.m., a South-Bruce OPP officer on patrol noticed a black pick-up truck quickly turn onto Gamble Road in Greenock Twp. When police located the truck, the driver was no longer with the vehicle.