Twirling was the name of the game Friday night at the Tartan Twirlers Tart’n Cheesecake Banner Night Friday at St. Anthony’s School in Kincardine. Facing the camera in this group, from left, Ron France of Wiarton, Carol and Wayne Brownrigg of Kincardine, and with skirt twirling Barb France. More than 100 people showed up at the annual event, hosted by the Kincardine Tartan Twirlers. (Josh Howald photo)
By Barb McKay
As energy rates are set to increase today, there is a great deal of confusion around what is driving increasingly high electricity prices.
Luckily, everybody escaped serious injury in a scary three-car crash last Tuesday morning, April 23, on Highway #21 just south of Kincardine.
Luckily nobody was seriously injured in this three-car crash last Tuesday morning on Highway 21. The driver of the Jeep has been charged with failure to stop at a stop sign. Two were treated for minor injuries at Kincardine Hospital. (phot courtesy of Mike Pierson)
The South-Bruce OPP received a report of a the crash at the intersection of Highway 21 and Saratoga Road in Kincardine Twp. Officers arrived on the scene to learn a silver Jeep Cherokee had failed to stop at a stop sign on Saratoga Road and drove into the path of a grey Pontiac Montana travelling north bound on Highway 21.
By Barb McKay
After four years of seeing her daughter tormented by bullies, Serenity Cates is taking a stand.
“It’s been an ongoing issue since she was in Grade 1,” she said. “We tried counselling and the traditional stuff didn’t work.”
For Vana, a smart, outgoing, fun-loving nine-year-old, each school day brings unknowns. Will that day be better than the one before or will she be teased, taunted, even punched and kicked?
This year’s prom can’t have any connection to Kincardine District Secondary School, meaning tickets to the student-organized event can’t even be sold on school property. Wednesday at lunch, Sadie Shewfelt of the prom committee was selling tickets to students from the back of a truck parked just beside the student parking lot. Looking for tickets, from left, are Alex Courtney, Kelly Johnson, Jordan Murchie, Caitlin Murray, Serena Lamont and Bailey McConnell. (Josh Howald photo)
By Barb McKay
Kincardine’s new tourism strategic plan is just the beginning of ongoing work to promote Kincardine and attract visitors, according to a key member of the plan’s committee.
A meeting was held last Monday at the Municipal Administration Centre with the committee and the public to go over the draft plan and discuss steps forward for the future. Committee co-chair Ron Coristine said 23 people attended the meeting and the feedback was really useful for finalizing the tourism strategic plan.
Inverhuron's Larry Kirk was checking out a new scooter at the Kincardine Home and Garden Show on the weekend at the Davidson Centre. The Kincardine Figure Skating Club, which operates the annual show, said this year's crowd was twice as large as last year's. (Josh Howald photo)
A special fundraiser at the Best Western Governor’s
The concert, sponsored by David Schmalz Financial, will be held May 10 at featuring
Kincardine Township Tiverton Public School Grade 2 student Timmy Hodgins releases a young salmon into the Penetangore River at the Lake Huron Fishing Club hatchery last Tuesday. Brenda Colquhoun's class received a small hatchery from the fishing club and raised the fish from eggs. (Barb McKay photo)
Local meteorologists have been calling for beach-like conditions this weekend inside the Davidson Centre on the arena floor.
The 16th annual Kincardine Bulldogs Indoor Beach Volleyball Tournament is ready to kick off, amidst much anticipation. The annual fundraising event is eagerly anticipated each year by volleyball enthusiasts, as well as people who just like to have fun.
The arena floor has been filled with sand, and while the Bulldogs 2-on-2 and 6-on-6 action begins Friday night, the volleyball will actually begin much sooner. Tonight (Wednesday) the ladies recreational volleyball league will hold a year-end wrap-up tournament in the sand. Local schools will be using the sand for physical education classes, and tomorrow night (Thursday) there are tournaments for local businesses and the men's recreational hockey league.