Articles By: JD Booth

Pair accused of killing Noelle Paquette will head to trial without preliminary hearing


Ontario’s Attorney General has signed a direct indictment that will see two people accused of killing Noelle Paquette on New Year’s Day 2013 go direct to trial for first-degree murder rather than face a preliminary hearing for the crime. Michael MacGregor, 20, and Tanya Bogdanovich, 32, have remained in custody since being arrested and charged [...]

Sarnia lawn bowlers honour memory of past members with tournament

Past bowlers were remembered when the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club held its annual In Memoriam In-club Tournament on Aug. 14. Sixteen pairs teams competed with the winners being Brian Bolt, left, and Ed Braithwaite. Second place was taken by Dave Moffitt and Nancy Landry, with Ian Shouldice and Simon Harris finishing third.

The Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club honoured the memory of past members of the club when the annual In Memoriam In-club Tournament was held on Aug. 14. Following a supper of corn and hotdogs, 16 pairs teams competed  in two 10-end games. When the last bowls were thrown, the winning team was the combo of Ed [...]

LeMay, Madeliene Doris, (August 14, 2014)

Peacefully, at Afton Park Place, on Thursday, August 14, 2014, Madeliene Doris LeMay passed away at the age of 92. Beloved wife of the late Alexander LeMay (1989).  Loving mother of Betty (James) Bullock, William (Cathy) LeMay, Shirley (the late Hugh) Saunders, the late Edward LeMay, Ivan (Ellen) LeMay, and Glen LeMay (Steve). Cherished grandmother [...]

Franz (nee Knirsch), Hedwig ‘Hedy,’ (August 13, 2014)

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It is with very saddened and heavy hearts that the family announces the peaceful passing of their beloved Mother, Oma, and Great Oma, on Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at Lambton Meadowview Villa, Petrolia. Born in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of the late Aloisia and Adolf Knirsch, HEDWIG FRANZ (nee Knirsch), of Petrolia, was in her 91st [...]

Grieve, Kitchener Keith, (August 12, 2014)

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It is with deeply saddened hearts that the family announces the passing of Kitchener Keith Grieve at the age of 59 while vacationing in Cincinnati with his wife at his side. Much loved husband and best friend of Beth (Keenan).  Immensely proud and loving father of Hilary and Emily. Kitch is also survived by: his [...]

Point Edward Ex-servicemen (and friends) will be riding for Hospice this Saturday

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St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia-Lambton will benefit from the inaugural annual motorcycle ride that the Point Edward Ex-Servicemen’s Association will be holding tomorrow (Saturday, August 16). The ride will feature a picturesque independent route through Lambton County to Grand Bend. The return group ride will depart from Grog’s south of Grand Bend (Northville), returning to the [...]

Simpson (Fisher) Georgina Sturgeon, (August 11, 2014)

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On Monday, August 11, 2014, GEORGINA STURGEON (FISHER) SIMPSON, age 75 of Sarnia passed away peacefully in her sleep. She was the loving wife of the late George Alexander Sweeney Simpson (1999) and loving mother of Hugh Simpson and his wife Julie of Oil Springs, George Simpson and his wife Candice of Napanee and Lesley Sercombe [...]

Kneeshaw (Harrison), Delores Annie, (August 12, 2014)

KNEESHAW, Delores Annie (Harrison) – Age 87 of Corunna, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved wife of the late Francis Victor Kneeshaw (2013) for 67 years. Loving mother of Rebecca Jane (Melvin) Anderson of Mooretown, Marylou (Richard) White of Sarnia and Jeffrey (Brenda) Kneeshaw of Corunna. Cherished grandmother [...]

Rotary delivers $104k cheque to Pathways Health Centre for Children

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Several children from Pathways Health Centre for Children were on hand for a Thursday morning presentation of a donation from the Rotary Club of Sarnia that included $54,000 to be used toward equipment, programs and services and a $50,000 payment on a 10-year $600,000 commitment made by the service club. “Pathways provides service to about [...]

Sarnia Club will host Novice lawn bowlers in provincial tournament


Bowlers from across Ontario will be competing for the opportunity of being crowned the Ontario Novice Triples Lawn Bowling Champions at the Sarnia Lawn Bowling Club in early September. Teams of three (16 Men’s and 16 Women’s) from across Ontario (96 bowlers) will meet in Sarnia for two days of intense competition in a sport [...]