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UCW units combine in Clifford

UCW units combine in Clifford

CLIFFORD - President Marion Derbecker welcomed Rev. Jennifer Mountain and nine members of the Clifford Pastoral Charge United Church Women (UCW) to the annual general meeting on recently at Knox United Church here.

CWOSSA competitors

CWOSSA competitors

Norwell District Secondary School hosted the district volleyball championships on Feb. 16. The Norwell Junior girls defeated Wellington Heights in the finals to qualify for CWOSSA in Brantford on Feb. 23.

Local diabetes office closing

Local diabetes office closing

Volunteers at the North Perth–North Wellington Branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association sadly announced last week the pending closure of the branch here. “Over the years, the Canadian Diabetes Association has been decreasing its physical regional office presence,” states a Feb. 17 press release from the association.

Diabetes appeal raises over $37,000

Diabetes appeal raises over $37,000

HARRISTON - Annual appeal convenor Alice Van Ankum recently announced volunteer canvassers raised $37,326 for the North Perth – North Wellington Branch of the Canadian Diabetes Association (CDA).

Pioneers to be celebrated at homecoming in Clifford

CLIFFORD - Chair Bill Smith welcomed 24 committee members and guest Dan Binkley to the 150th Community Anniversary and 2017 Clifford Homecoming meeting recently at Knox United Church in Clifford.

Morning matinees planned at Norgan

PALMERSTON - The Norgan theatre has moved to morning matinees for its G-rated daytime shows.

81’s in WOAA series deadlock

PALMERSTON - After jumping ahead two games to none in their opening round playoff series, two weekend losses left the Mapleton-Minto 81’s tied 2-2 in their WOAA Senior playoff series with the Tillsonburg Thunder.

Cricket tournament

Cricket tournament

Players from the Minto Canadians and the Central Perth 2 team chase the puck during a game at the annual Cricket Tournament on Feb. 11 at the Clifford Arena.

Glass artist to be featured at Harriston gallery

Glass artist to be featured at Harriston gallery

HARRISTON - The Minto Arts Council is hosting glass artist, Kathryn Thomson’s show The Art of Glass from March 2 to April 29 at the Minto Art Gallery in the Harriston Library.

Children’s author Connie Murray releases second farm-themed book

Children’s author Connie Murray releases second farm-themed book

CLIFFORD - Connie Murray of Clifford has created another children’s book to entertain and amaze children about farm animals, this time featuring Silly Sally, a two-year-old Silkie that loves to be held.

Large crowd attends Paint Nite

Large crowd attends Paint Nite

CLIFFORD - Fifty ladies arrived for a Paint Nite session on Feb. 9 at Knox United Church in Clifford.

OPP issue warning after another vehicle theft

MINTO - Police are looking for clues after a resident here had a vehicle stolen from her own property.

Crime of the Week

Crime of the Week

HARRISTON - At about 3:05pm on Jan. 11, a break-in occurred at a residence attached to Harriston Hearing Care on Elora Street here. Stolen was a quantity of miniature brass collector trains.

Minto budgets for recruiting donation

MINTO - The Town of Minto is once again budgeting for a $10,000 contribution to local health care professional recruitment efforts in 2017.
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