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Looking Back Week of July 18

80 years ago July, 18, 1939 Demanding even more rigid enforcement of Ontario’s highway traffic laws, Attorney General G.D. Conant instructed provincial motorcycle police to spend less time in court,…


Attendance up at this year’s Odessa Fair

Terry McNamee For the Beaver Perfect weather, perfect cheeseburgers, exciting rides, great competition, prize-winning animals from little cavies to big beef cattle— what more can you ask of a local…


A league of their own

You throw like a girl! For decades that’s been the go to insult shouted on sports fields, directed toward anyone who makes a bad toss. In essence that phrase is…


Books on the small screen

Catherine Coles Coles Notes Thanks to the many television network adaptations available through cable or streaming services, it’s easier than ever these days to experience your favourite books in a…


In search of icy giants in the sea

Laurie Snider Notes from the Nest On Day 2 of our recent trip to Newfoundland, we were up just after 5 a.m. and out the door by 6, as we…


Roblin’s hidden hiking gem

Rob Plumley Naturally L&A There’s definitely a lot to see and do here in Lennox & Addington County, particularly if you enjoy getting out and exploring our natural surroundings.  One…


THORNE, Muriel Gladys (nee McFarland)

THORNE, Muriel Gladys (nee McFarland) Peacefully at her home in Napanee on Friday, July 12, 2019, in her 82nd year. Beloved wife of Ken Thorne and loving mother of Paul…


TAYLOR, Peter

TAYLOR, Peter May 30, 1934 – July 6, 2019 Peter, also known as “Mr. T”, was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, England. His father was determined to get his family as…


SWITZER, Glenn

SWITZER, Glenn Passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, July 14, 2019, with his family by his side. Glenn Richard Switzer of Marlbank at age 81. Beloved husband of Geraldine…


OSBORNE, Douglas William

OSBORNE, Douglas William Peacefully entered into rest at his dairy farm, after a hard-fought battle with cancer, on Thursday, July 11th, 2019. Doug Osborne, of Shannoville, in his 73 year….


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