Articles By: JD Booth

Lawton, June Margaret, (Sept. 25, 2014)

Peacefully, on Thursday, September 25, 2014, at Fiddick’s Nursing Home in her 91st year, June Margaret Lawton passed away. Born in Montreal, the only child of Albert (1965) and Margaret Beaton (1993). Predeceased by her dear husband, Harold (1980). Sadly missed by her only child, Kathy, and son-in-law Dan Furlotte; her only grandchild, Colleen (Brian) […]

Former MP Ken James has died

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Former Sarnia-Lambton Member of Parliament Ken James died this week after a prolonged illness. He was 80. The flag at Sarnia City Hall will be flown at half-mast on Monday (September 29) to honour Mr. James. Ken James was a businessman who later served as federal MP from 1984 to 1993 under the years of Brian […]

Lambton College adding three new programs in fall 2015

Lambton College is adding three new full-time programs to its roster for fall 2015.Starting next September, the college will be offering a three year advanced diploma in Bio-Industrial Engineering Technology, a two year Electromechanical Engineering Technician diploma and a one year Ontario College Certificate in Aboriginal Social Justice.Ranjan Bhattacharya, dean, School of Technology, Energy & Apprenticeship, Lambton College, is […]

McMichael, Ross William

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McMICHAEL, Ross William – Age 86 of Petrolia, passed away on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Albany Retirement Village. Loving father of Linda (John) Collins of Chatham, Larry (Connie) McMichael of Lambton Shores, Brian (Heather) McMichael of Stratford and Bruce McMichael of Grand Prairie, Alberta. Dear brother of Hazel (late Reginald) Clifford, Barbara (late Hartley) […]

Burleigh, Frances Louise, (Sept. 24, 2014)

No eye has seen,   no ear has heard,   no mind has conceived   what God has prepared for those   who love him.”                        1 Corinthians 2:9 It is with deep sadness that her family announces the passing of Frances Louise Burleigh in the afternoon of Wednesday, September 24, 2014.  Beloved wife of the […]

Cleave, Frances Jean, (Sept. 25, 2014)

Peacefully, on Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Bluewater Health, Frances Jean Cleave passed away at the age of 88. Beloved wife of Jack for 64 years. Loving  mother of Shirley, Jean (Ross), Janet (John), Pat and Jackie (Paul). Treasured grandmother of Laura (Ken), Karen (Jarret), John, William, Thomas, Victoria and Emily. Great-grandmother of Isabelle and […]

James, Ken, (Sept. 24, 2014)

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Ken James—beloved husband of 55 years to Mary Ellen; father to Brad (Ruth Crammond), Anne (John Hill), Laura (Dan Kanalec), and Sara (Alan Jones); and adoring grandfather to Sarah, Libby, Lauren, Charlotte, Ethan, Olivia, Madeline, Cate and Evie—passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family, on Wednesday, September 24, 2014. His was a full and happy […]

Darragh, June Henrietta, (Sept. 22, 2014)

Peacefully, at Twin Lakes Terrace, on Monday, September 22, 2014, June Henrietta Darragh of Sarnia passed away at the age of 85. Beloved wife and best friend of the late John Darragh (2013) for 63 years. Loving mother of Keith (Pamela) Darragh and Michelle (Dr. Igor) Nedic. Cherished grandmother of Delaney, Shaun, Nicholas and Kyle. […]

Sarnia Police report a busy night on Wednesday with two drug arrests

Sarnia Police say they had a busy night Wednesday (September 24) when it came to illegal drugs. The excitement began about 7 p.m. when officers executed a drug warrant in the 300 block of London Road. As officers approached the home they saw a 23-year-old male named on the warrant leaving the property on a bicycle. He  was arrested […]

Bluewater Health honours top physicians


Yesterday, Bluewater Health and Bluewater Health Foundation hosted their seventh Annual Physician Appreciation Day to honour physicians who contribute to the Sarnia-Lambton community. Awards were presented for Outstanding Physician of the Year, Outstanding Contribution to the Hospital, Peer Recognition, and Culture of Philanthropy. Also presented were the recipients of the Patients’ Choice Awards. “The commitment of our local physicians […]