Articles By: JD Booth

Finishing well, prostate cancer patient raises $5k for research

dons journey of hope

When Don Wells arrived on his e-bike at the Sarnia Walmart parking lot on Saturday, he was almost home having nearly finished his “Journey of Hope” that began June 28 in his hometown of Wallaceburg. He now lives in Port Lambton. Later that day, Wells, who is journeying through prostate cancer (he is stage 4), [...]

Woman faces drug charges after search warrant

A drug warrant last Thursday has resulted in a 24-year-old Sarnia woman being charged with various drug charges including possession for the purposes of trafficking. Sarnia Police executed the search warrant in a residence in the 700 block of Rogers Street around 9:30 p.m. No one was at home at the time, but officers found [...]

Sarnia Police respond to 146 calls over weekend

Sarnia Police Service responded to 146 calls for service this past weekend. Officers also conducted 22 traffic stops for various traffic violations.  Some of the calls include: 5 – 911 calls 10 – Alarm calls 5 – Animal complaints 7 – Disturb the peace 8 – Domestic disputes 7 – Liquor License Act 4 – [...]

Healey, Dwight Wallace, (July 6, 2014)

HEALEY, Dwight Wallace – At Bluewater Health Centre, Sarnia, on Sunday July 6, 2014, of Sarnia and formerly of Paris, in his 65th year. Dear friend to Rosemary Vye and her son John, dear brother to Linda Charlton (the late Bob). He is survived by his Aunt Ruth and Uncle Stew Plumstead and several cousins, [...]

Zylstra, Stuart, (July 8, 2014)

zylstra obit

ZYLSTRA, Stuart – Stuart (Sjoerd) Zylstra passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Tuesday, July 8th, 2014 at University Hospital, London at the age of 85. Loving father of Irene (Steve) Posthumus, Marg (Bob) Zylstra, Marie (Joel) Krisko, Diane (Ed) Wassing, Rodger (Tcherina) Zylstra, Jeff (Judy) Zylstra and Suzette Zylstra. Survived by his grandchildren and [...]

Durley, Mary Edna, (July 5, 2014)

durley obit

Durley, Mary Edna, age 88 (1925 – 2014), died peacefully at her sister Anna’s home in Harrow, ON on Saturday, July 5, 2014. Devine Street Gospel Chapel’s most dedicated Sunday School teacher of 57 years went home to be with her Lord and Saviour. Beloved sister of Anna Hernandez of Harrow, Lois Downs (George) of [...]

Butt, Eric Alan, (July 10, 2014)

BUTT, Eric Alan – December 6, 1932 – July 10 2014 – Peacefully at Watford Quality Care Centre on July 10, 2014, Eric Alan Butt of Forest, age 81. Predeceased by wife, Bernita (2008). Devoted father to Lori Allen (Jim), Noel Butt (Susie), Alison Delmage (Todd), Katy Dobroski (Adam), and Sara Scott (Randy). Loving grandfather [...]

Butler, Ralph John ‘Curly,’ (July 12, 2014)

BUTLER, Ralph John (Curly) – Age 82, of Sarnia, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July, 12, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia.  Beloved husband of Doreen Butler (Carter) for 58 years. Dear father of Barbara Jennings-Yule and her husband Bill Yule. Treasured grandfather of Christopher Jennings and his wife Samantha-Lynn Jennings. Cherished great-grandfather. Loving brother of Ida [...]

Making a difference, one pancake at a time

Rotarian Lawrie Lachapelle and daughter Clare were on hand to prepare food for the Mackinac Breakfast on Saturday morning.

Local Rotarians were out in force Saturday morning at the annual Mackinac Race Pancake Breakfast—with food and fun and lots of smiles. Proceeds from the breakfast are earmarked for projects supported by the Rotary Club of Sarnia. The event is another one of those traditions for Sarnia-Lambton and there were hundreds lined up to enjoy [...]

Bender, Mary Jean, (July 5, 2014)

Mary Jean Bender, 83, of Toronto, Ontario. passed away peacefully in the early morning of Saturday, July 5, 2014. MJ Bender, daughter of Harold and Lillian Bolsby, and loving wife of Donald Arthur Bender, is survived by her daughter Sharon Dick (Murray) and son Richard Bender (Deborah). MJ was the proud grandmother of Amanda and [...]