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Lucknow's Livingston, London Badgers club take national gold

Lucknow’s Zane Livingston and the London Badgers AAA 18U (ON1) baseball club are golden after taking first place at the recent National Championships.

Livingston is a member of the AAA baseball team and recently won the Baseball Ontario Midget Eliminations and AAA provincial championship when the team travelled to Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Aug. 15 for the four-day tournament.

Lucknow Music in the Fields weathers storm, celebrates 10 years

The 10th year of Lucknow’s Music in the Fields brought more of the hottest country stars to the community and included Brett Eldredge Brett Kissel, George Canyon, Gord Bamford, Meghan Patrick, Aaron Pritchett, Aaron Goodvin, The Reklaws and an added bonus to get things underway was DJ Johnny Rivex.

Campers and Music in the Field fans began to pack the camp grounds Thursday Aug. 23, 2018 to begin their weekend stay and take in the festivities.

Antique Cars tour through Huron-Kinloss

Owners of Antique Cars rolled into town and surprised the Ripley-Huron Community with a visit in their travels.

Up to 20 different Antique Cars made a pit stop at Ripley Variety where the owners enjoyed ice cream outside the store on a beautiful summer day Sunday Aug. 26, 2018.

The Antiques Cars dated back as far as 1909 were seen on the streets of Ripley and it made for an interesting and educational day for those lucky enough to have come across the Antique Car display.

OPG supports Point Clark Boat Club fundraising project with $5,000

The Point Clark Boat Club has received $5,000 in support from Ontario Power Generation, as it continues fundraising towards its $150,000 goal.

President Paul Grominsky and secretary Treasurer Ellen Lowry recently accepted the donation from OPG’s Lynda Cain. The funds will be used towards the Restoration and Beautification Project for the Harbour next to the Lighthouse at Point Clark.

Former dairy and flax mill demolished in Lucknow

An early 1900’s flax mill, former dairy and shop was torn down last week, drawing a number of onlookers throughout the process.

The longtime Lucknow fixture was demolished and recycled by local Mennonites on Aug. 15, 2018 to clear the lot for future use. The property has four lots on the site, but the owners, the Moffat family, said there are no plans as to what the property will be used for as of yet.

“We just have to get the mess cleaned up,” said Bill Moffat, the building’s owner.

Lucknow Tractor Parade brings smiles to young and old

Families and seniors were out in the streets to catch over three dozen antique tractors rolling through Lucknow on Saturday morning.

The event, which has turned into an annual one for local antique tractor owners, saw at least 37 tractors make their way into Lucknow, with stops past the Nine Mile Villa, Pinecrest Manor and Sepoy Manor Seniors Community, with many stopping at Mary’s Restaurant to show off their machines and have breakfast.

Raptors land at the Lucknow Library to educate visitors

It was a wild time at the Lucknow Library and families were up close and personal with live raptors in an interactive learning experience.

Wild Ontario came based at the University of Guelph landed at the Lucknow Library on Thursday July 26, 2018 and four different kinds of birds were present for all to see.

Huron-Kinloss election for mayor, deputy mayor

A certified list of municipal candidates has been released for the Township of Huron-Kinloss leading up to the Oct. 22, 2018 municipal election.

Notice is hereby given to the Municipal Electors of the Township of Huron-Kinloss The period commenced May 1, 2018 and completed on nomination day, July 27, 2018, with the following persons filed all necessary papers, declarations and fees.

As Clerk, I am satisfied that such persons are qualified and that their Nominations satisfy the requirements of the Municipal Elections Act, 1996,” said Huron-Kinloss clerk Emily Dance.

Huron 4-H Go For The Gold competitors celebrated

Huron County 4-H Go For The Gold competition was held in the Clinton United Church.

There where four teams competing for the top. One of the two sheep teams had a nail biting game against the Hensall team, with just five points.

The 4-H Go For The Gold competition test members knowledge and skills in over 60 4-H project areas (from livestock, crops and machinery to life skills, recreation, food and nutrition) plus general knowledge about 4-H, our communities and current events.