'Dogs improve to 3-0

Fire 70+ shots at Mount Forest net

It was hardly a boring night for Brad Unruh.

It was a long one, however, for the Mount Forest Patriots net minder, who faced a whopping 74 shots from the Kincardine Bulldogs Saturday night. A 65-save performance still left his team on the wrong side of a 9-1 loss.

It was Kincardine’s second win of the weekend, as the Bulldogs skated to a 6-2 win Friday night in Goderich at the Sifto Centre.


Up Close and Personal

Students at Kincardine Township-Tiverton Public School got up close and personal with a cow Wednesday afternoon. A pair of the animals were brought to the school as part of school milk day. In addition to the livestock,each student received a carton of milk. Rylee Evans, front, and Mackenna Johnston were among those who moved in for a closer look at the animals. (Kiel Edge photo)

 


Business as usual at Pharmasave

Gordon’s Pharmasave is changing hands at the end of the month, but customers shouldn’t see many changes to Kincardine’s only downtown drug store.

Ron and Marla Chapleau have confirmed that they have sold the business to a pair of businessmen. After more than two years of working seven-days-a-week, the Chapleaus decided it was time for a change.

“We’re hopefully going to keep working here; just a little less often,” Ron said Wednesday. “We’re finding a balance between being pharmacists and being parents, with more (emphasis) on the parent side.”

The couple has young children and realized this was an excellent time to cut back on their hours of work. The new owners are looking for someone to come in and take over the day-to-day management of the pharmacy.


Preparing for emergencies

The quiet road leading up to Tiverton’s arena was transformed into a tragic accident scene Friday as Tiverton fire crews and local bus drivers added a dose of reality to their training sessions.

One school bus sat completely on its side in the middle of the parking lot. A second was surrounded by emergency crews as it sat precariously in a ditch beside the fire station.

“We’ve held discussions about (what to do) in these situations,” said Ross Young Bus Lines’ Ken Young. “But, going through it is another.”


Drug Charges Laid

Police had help from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) in laying drug charges against a 31-year-old Bruce Township man last week.

On Sept. 22 shortly before 6 p.m., the South-Bruce OPP was called to the Kincardine Fish Hatchery to assist the MNR. When they arrived on the scene MNR, officers turned custody of the man over to police, as well as 134 grams of marijuana.

He was charged with possession of a Schedule II substance and will appear in Walkerton Court Nov. 10, 2008.


Man Killed in crash

A 19-year-old was killed in a motor vehicle collision Wednesday evening on Bruce County Road 4 between Hanover and Walkerton.

A white 1993 Honda Accord, driven by a 52-year-old Niagara-on-the-Lake man, was travelling west on the road when a 1993 Honda Civic lost control and entered the eastbound lane, where it struck the Accord.

Grey and Bruce County paramedics, Walkerton Fire Department and Hanover Police Services all attended the scene. The 19-year-old victim was a former Walkerton District Secondary School student and was locally employed. Michael Lemont, of the former Brant Twp., the driver of the Civic, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The 52-year-old man was transported to the South Bruce Grey Health Centre in Walkerton, where he remains with non-life threatening injuries.


Boat owner making waves at Kincardine Marina

Only one boat sits moored to the north wall of Kincardine’s pier, but, that boat’s owner is causing big waves for the Kincardine Yacht Club, and big headaches for municipal staff.

Andy Robinson registered his boat for one night of dockage in the marina June 16. He paid the transient fee and was free to stay for the night. Since then, Robinson hasn’t moved his boat, or paid any money to stay. Last month, municipal staff, following its fee collection bylaw, delivered a letter and an invoice to Robinson, asking him to pay the $4,148.34 he owes in transient fees by Sept. 19.

“(CAO) John deRosenroll is making a personal attack against me,” Robinson told Kincardine council Sept. 17. “We have a marina that is 25 per cent empty and I can’t get a spot; blame that on bad management.”


October 1, 2008

FREDERICK WEBSTER

 

Frederick (Fred) E. Webster, Second World War veteran, died after a brief but valiant battle with cancer at University Hospital, London, on Thursday, Sept. 25, 2008, with his wife of 58 years, Jean (Austin) Webster by his side.

Loved father of Anne (Peter) Barnes; Lee (Margaret) Webster; Susan (Lin) Peters; Stephen (Carrie) Webster; Norman Webster; and John (Joy) Webster.  Beloved grandfather of Susan, LeeAnne, Jacquie, Lee, Krista, Derek, Joshua, Mackenzie and Victor. Great grandfather to Ryan, Kayla, Megan, Cameron, Harley and Taya.


Kincardine artist has show at Billy Bishop Museum

Glen Urquhart works on his latest painting at his Kincardine studio. (Eric Howald photo)

Glen Urquhart started painting the air aces of the First World War about three years ago.

Then he realized that some veterans might be interested in seeing his paintings and he contacted the Billy Bishop Museum in Owen Sound a few months ago.

To celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Armistice of the First World War, the museum will be mounting an exhibit of 15 to 20 portraits of aces from the air forces of Canada, the United States, England, France, Germany and Belgium. The show will run from Nov. 5 to 11.


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