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OPP seek public help to locate suspect Members of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) Criminal Operations Support Unit are seeking help from the public in locating a wanted suspect. If observed, police should be contacted immediately and no attempt should be made to apprehend the subject. The accused may be armed. An arrest warrant was […]

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Bill Sherk 1935 LaSalle and a Model A Ford   Bob Jackson operated Jackson’s Furniture and China Ltd. in Leamington for 58 years. Now retired, he loaned me the two photos you see here. The large 4-door sedan is a 1935 LaSalle and the open car is a 1930 Model A Ford roadster. First, the […]

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in memoriam

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______________________________________________ In Memory of John (Jack) McCloud who passed away on August 19, 2009 Nothing can ever take away the love a heart holds dear. Fond memories linger every day, remembrance keeps him near. Remembered and loved always by wife Isabelle, children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. ______________________________________________ In Loving Memory of our Mothers Edith Kennedy […]

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Essex Community Services On September 17th we will be having a huge yard sale and BBQ in our Parking Lot. We are looking for any items you are no longer using and would like to donatate them to our agency. Please contact our office at 519-776-4231 to arrange to drop them off, or have them […]

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A team of 45 United Communities Credit Union employees and their family and friends each rode 160 kilometres from Grand Bend to London and back this past weekend in the most successful MS Bike Tour to date. As a result of months of fundraising, the credit union team donated over $21,000 and joined with over […]

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In early June a pet iguana belonging to Steve Pueschel and Tanya Fryer left the backyard of their South Talbot home and went missing. Because the lizard, named Bozzy, has been missing for so long the couple considered him lost and assumed he died. Last week, they received some promising news. They learned that an […]

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by Melissa Middleton ON “TRAPPED” Once upon a time, long ago, my older daughter, Terri, was engaged to a man named Donald. The wedding had been in the planning stages for a while and the finishing touches were just wrapping up. Donald and his best man, Chris, still had to go pick out their tuxes […]

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by Jennifer Cranston When Dr. Lloyd Brown-John retired from his teaching job at the University of Windsor he found himself “bored and in need of brain food.” He’s not alone in this dilemma. Many people spend much of their lives looking forward to retirement so they can do whatever they want with their days. Then […]

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by Jennifer Cranston Antique engines, tractors and other machinery were accompanied by homemade bean soup, kite flying, fire fighter competitions and entertainment at the 27th Annual Steam and Gas Engine Show held this past weekend in the Co-An  Park area in McGregor. When visitors weren’t watching tractor pull competitions, eating bean soup from a cauldron […]

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by Sylene Argent At the Canadian Transportation Museum & Heritage Village’s second annual Southern Ontario Military Muster, held this past weekend, renowned artist Kaziah Hancock was on hand. She spent her short stay painting portraits of recently fallen soldiers, free-of-charge to the families through her Project Compassion initiative. Last year, Hancock painted the portrait of […]

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