Once Upon a Time: “Excursion to Sauble – 1870 Conclusion

On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

“Excursion to Sauble – 1870”

On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

Once Upon a Time: “Excursion to Sauble – 1870: Conclusion”

  On June 1, 1870, a group of eight young “ladies and gents” gathered in Southampton before embarking on a four day adventure along the...

History of the Victoria Cross

HISTORY OF THE VICTORIA CROSS   On June 26, 1857, Her Majesty Queen Victoria, for the first time, pinned the Victoria Cross on the tunic of 62...

Canada Day Celebrations in Southampton

It's time again to "Celebrate Canada!" with fireworks and festivities. At the Big Flag in Southampton on July 1st, the celebration begins with the Rotary...

Spring brings out wildlife – be on the lookout

After a long cold wet Spring, many animals are being spotted throughout the region. Thanks to two 'Samaritans' a turtle was saved crossing the Sauble...

Nature photographer has an unusual visitor in her yard

He's a handsome fellow clad in brilliant blue and Kristen Shaw-Beaupre has been fortunate enough to have this Indigo Bunting visiting in her backyard. Shaw-Beaupre...

The complex meaning behind the Crest

The United Church Crest was recently used in the article we published, 'United Church holds Inaugural Meeting for Change' .  We thought it would...

Once Upon a Time: “My Pioneer Great Grandfather” – Part 2

  Mrs. Gladys McCosh Arnold was born in Huron Township and loved local history. In 1975, she wrote about her Scottish ancestors who set sail...

Living beside a lake or escarpment is a privilege

As local leaders and regulators, Conservation Authorities (CAs) recognize that living beside a river, lake, shoreline or escarpment is a privilege and with that...