SIlver Stick underway

Good start for local teams

The 29th annual Kincardine Regional Silver Stick is underway, with local teams getting off to a strong start at all three arenas.

The Ripley novices celebrate an empty net goal that sealed a 3-0 win over Minto this morning in the opening game of the Kincardine Regional novice Silver Stick tournament. Ripley will be in action again this afternoon at 2:15 p.m. against Seaforth in the village. (Josh Howald photo)


Refugee family could arrive by spring

Public meeting Dec. 7

By Eric Howald


A committee formed to bring a refugee family to Kincardine is getting strong support from the community.



Rev. Kathy Fraser of Knox Presbyterian Church.



Rev. Kathy Fraser of Knox Presbyterian Church said Friday that a few people in the church, spurred on by the Syrian refugee crisis, started talking about sponsoring a refugee family.


“From there, it has just mushroomed,” she said.

Junior Knights win BAA title

KDSS seniors lose in final, but earn CWOSSA berth

By Josh Howald

All in all, Monday was a good day for the Kincardine District Secondary School basketball program.

Marley Martyn defends earlier this season at KDSS. Martyn and the senior Knights were defeated in the BAA championship game Monday evening, but still qualified for tomorrow's CWOSSA tournament in Waterford. (Independent file photo/Josh Howald)


The junior Knights won a Bluewater Athletic Association championship Monday afternoon in Wiarton, while their senior counterparts sealed a berth at this week’s CWOSSA championship tournament in Waterford.

Good Food Box cancelled again

The Good Food Box set for Tuesday, Nov. 17 at Knox Presbyterian Church in Kincardine has once again been cancelled due to the ongoing construction taking place on Princes Street.

Orders will now be forwarded on to December.

Any questions can be directed to June at 519-396-4263.

Midgets beat South-Bruce

Jamie Brock of the Kincardine Miller Insurance midget Kinucks watches a rebound bounce wide during Kincardine's game against South-Bruce Thursday evening at the Davidson Centre in Kincardine. Brock posted a shut out for the Kinucks in a 2-0 victory. The midgets are in Walkerton tomorrow night (Thursday) and will visit Goderich on Friday. (Josh Howald photo)

Knights clinch first, advance to BAA Final Four

Juniors and Seniors eliminate SDSS

By Josh Howald

Both the junior and senior Knights are off to the Bluewater Athletic Association’s Final Four championship tournament.

Jenna Dennis, left, of the KDSS junior girls basketball team looks for an open player while being pressured by J. Fey of the Sacred Heart High School Crusaders last week in BAA regular season action at the high school. (Josh Howald photo)


Both teams punched their tickets to semi-final contests that will be played Monday in Wiarton. The BAA finals will also be held later the same day at Peninsula Shores District High School.

Website update delayed

As you may have noticed, content from this week's edition of The Kincardine Independent (Nov. 4, 2015) has not yet been posted online.

Issues with our computer network is preventing staff from uploading any content. However, the problem should soon be repaired and this site will be updated as soon as possible.

Thanks for your patience.

The print edition is unaffected. All of the best local news and sports can be found in stores and mailboxes as usual.

Next Good Food Box cancelled

Due to the ongoing roadwork on Princes Street in Kincardine, Tuesday's Good Food Box pick-up at Knox Presbyterian Church has been cancelled.

All orders will be forwarded over to November.

If you have any questions or require any additional details, call June at 519-396-4263.

Sinking feeling

This boat was slowly being submerged at the boat launch on the east side of the Kincardine Harbour Thursday morning. THe boat, however, didn't completely sink. It took on quite a bit of water, as you can see, but the owner said Monday it was able to be towed out. (Josh Howald photo)

Lennox leads derby

One week left in Chantry Chinook

By Josh Howald

With one week remaining in Lake Huron's largest fishing derby, Hanover's Paul Lennox sits atop the leaderboard.

Lennox took the lead on Thursday, when he brought in a 16.45-pound chinook salmon into the Saugeen Shores weigh station. It is one of four fish caught in the last week to bump Roy Eaton from top spot. Luke Scherders of Walkerton is now in second place in the salmon category, followed by Katie MacMillan and Matt Jacob, all with catches of at least 14 pounds.

Bob Hicks of Kincardine still leads the trout division. His 24.61-pound lake trout is going to be a tough fish to beat. It weighs in at more than 8 pounds heavier than the second place trout. Local anglers Paul Bester and Tim Dwinnell currently hold fourth and fifth place, respectively, on the trout leaderboard.

The prizes will be doled out at the closing ceremonies this Sunday afternoon in Tiverton at the Community Centre beginning at 1 p.m.