Dear Editor: Thank you for taking the editorial liberty of adding background details to the obituary of Gary Harron, January 24th (2023). Mr. Harron's contributions to the South Bruce community over the years were certainly noteworthy and highlighted by a term as Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Town of...
Gary Harron of Elsinore passed away peacefully with his family by his side in his 87th year at the Southampton Hospital on Tuesday, January 24, 2023. Loving husband of Yvonne Harron (nee Duggan) for 61 years. Proud father of Tammi (Brian) Ribey and Lisa Harron (Steve Radbourne). Super proud grandpa...
Mayoral Candidate for South Bruce Peninsula, Don Tedford, died suddenly on Saturday, October 15th. Tedford was in transition of retiring from his position as Development Officer and Chief Building Officer with the Town of Hanover and had made plans to return to his home in Sauble Beach and throw his...
“Ontario will mark September 19, 2022 as a provincial Day of Mourning in lieu of a provincial holiday. The people of Ontario may observe a moment of silence at 1:00 p.m. on that day. This will give all Ontarians an opportunity to reflect on the remarkable life of Queen Elizabeth...
Today, Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound MPP Rick Byers issued the following statement in response to yesterday's passing of former MPP Bill Murdoch.   "Bill Murdoch was an extraordinarily active and dedicated member of our Grey Bruce community. Whether it was his service as municipal councillor and Grey County Warden, board member of the Association...
“It’s a sad day for Bill’s family and friends,” says former Huron-Bruce Owen Sound MPP Bill Walker. Bill was one of those characters in our area and as everyone has said, he was a maverick kind of guy but everyone knew where they stood with him and he always did...
Alex Ruff, Member of Parliament for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound issued the following statement regarding the passing of former MPP Bill Murdoch on 16 August 2022 at the Residential Hospice of Grey Bruce (Chapman House) in Owen Sound from cancer. “It’s never easy to put into words when someone you care about...
It’s August 1st and the days of summer are beginning to wind down.  As the days of summer pass so, too, do the days of our lives. In this presentation, Pastor Dar Rath of Faith Lutheran Church in Port Elgin urges everyone to get their affairs in order which means...
Donald Earl Willmott, PhD, died peacefully in Owen Sound, Ontario, on May 10th, 2021, having lived to celebrate his 96th birthday and 70th wedding anniversary with his wife, Elizabeth Ann (Herrmann) Willmott. Don was born on April 2nd, 1925, in Renshou, China, to Canadian educational missionaries Lesslie Earl and Mary...
The flags at West Grey facilities have been lowered to half-mast as a gesture of respect in recognition of the passing of His Royal Highness The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Prince Philip passed away at the age of 99. In a statement from the Royal Family website: "It is with...