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Today's date: Wednesday July 18, 2018 Vol 51 Issue 29
   
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Mapleton Splash Pad opens

Mapleton Splash Pad opens

DRAYTON - On a warm summer evening, as the sun was hanging low in the sky, the sound of children’s laughter and screams could be heard as the Mapleton Splash Pad was turned on for the very first time.

Coming soon

Coming soon

On July 6, Thomasfield Homes and Grand Valley public works employees erected a sign alerting residents to the future location of the Grand Valley splash pad. The expected completion is summer 2019. The community has raised $125,000 of $150,000 and is looking for donations and volunteers.

Rugby

Rugby

On July 13, the Highland U17 boys rugby team hosted a team from Liverpool School for an exhibition game. The Liverpool team had just arrived for a tour and headed off to play London next. The Highland team has started its regular season and is currently 0-2. The next home game is July 25 against Waterloo County at 7pm at Victoria Park in Fergus.

Fergus Tennis Club opens new pickleball court, practice wall

Fergus Tennis Club opens new pickleball court, practice wall

FERGUS - On July 7, the Fergus Tennis Club hosted a community open house, barbecue and ribbon cutting event to officially open a new pickleball/junior tennis court and hitting wall at its Tower Street location.

Arthur Lawn Bowling club held two tournaments recently

ARTHUR - The Arthur Lawn Bowling Club held its second tournament of the season, sponsored by Arthur Senior Citizens Club and John F. Smith Insurance, on June 12, with teams from Chesley, Hanover, Preston, Mount Forest, Beeton and Arthur.

Sports camp

Sports camp

SU Sports Camp took place in Arthur from July 2 to 6. There were over 100 participants in the week-long day camp.

Dashpig wins wiener race at Grand River Raceway

Dashpig wins wiener race at Grand River Raceway

ELORA - In his bio, 15-pound Dashpig was described as “brave as a wolf dog.” The mighty dachshund churned that courage into victory, holding on to win the fourth annual Ren’s Pets Wiener Dog Races at Grand River Raceway on July 6.

Superstars grab many wins at national champions

Superstars grab many wins at national champions

FERGUS - Twelve members of the Superstars Baton Club competed in Peterborough at the annual CNBTA National Championships on July 6 to 8. Approximately 120 athletes gathered to compete for the Ruby Cup, National Championship titles and Miss Majorette of Canada Pageant.

Olympic recognition

Olympic recognition

The Town of Erin gave out awards of recognition to five Olympic and Paralympic athletes at its July 10 meeting. The award reads “the Town of Erin congratulates you on earning the right to compete at the highest level of athletic competition, the Olympic and Paralympic Games of 2018 held in PyongChang, South Korea.

Memorial ball tourney planned in Palmerston

PALMERSTON - Two local youths are planning a fundraising ball tournament in memory of a friend who passed away earlier this year.
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BUZZ

Council seeks more information before making demolition decision on Perry Street property
Fergus Medieval Faire July 28
Water conservation recommended throughout GRCA watershed
County moves forward with garage replacement
Library kiosks to be added to Mount Forest, Fergus arenas
Open air burn ban in Mapleton exempts campground cooking fires

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Olivia Rutt and Jaime Myslik
Stephen Thorning - 1949-2015
Kelly Waterhouse

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Dave Adsett: Keep calm and carry on

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