Fall Fair Time in rural Ontario – Desboro Fair celebrates 161 years

Fair Fever – Catch the Fun! How the Desboro Agricultural Society manages to fit in all the activities, entertainment, competitions from cattle to baking and...

Canadian Big Band Celebration almost here

The popular music performed in the dance pavilions gracing the Lake Huron shoreline from the 1920-80s was a cherished period of time for popular...

Local Victoria Cross recipient an example of grit and determination

Samuel “Lewis” Honey was born in Conn, just east of Mount Forest, on Feb. 9, 1894. His father George E. Honey was a Methodist...

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...