Articles By: JD Booth

Russell, Patrick Carl, (August 5, 2012)

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It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden death of Patrick Carl Russell, taken from us on Sunday August 5th, 2012, age 62. His passion for riding his motorcycle ended tragically as the result of a collision. Patrick is survived by his devoted and loving wife, Lorraine Russell (Carpenter), who was with him [...]

Dante Club to host readings about internment of Italian Canadians

Behind Barbed Wire PLUS Beyond Barbed Wire

  An eclectic mix of readings about the internment of Italian Canadians as well as musical/literary interludes by prominent local and out-of-town writers will take place during Books and Biscotti, Sunday, August 19, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Dante Club, 1330 London Road (side entrance hall) in Sarnia. Guest readers include: well-known Italian [...]

Sole (nee Copland), Jean Marie, (August 9, 2012)

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After a courageous battle with cancer, Jean Marie Sole (nee Copland) passed away on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Sumac Lodge, at the age of 84. Loving mother of Brenda (nee James) (Tom) Richardson of Edmonton, Dawn (nee James) (Kevin) Alberts of Chatham, Deb Frappier (Richard Wright), and Brad Sole (Carol Hayward). Jean will be [...]

Area beaches given another green light for swimming

Area beaches tested by the Lambton County Community Health Services department have once again been okayed for swimming.  

OPP says Grand Bend man injured after being struck by car at local post office

   Lambton OPP say a Grand Bend man sustained leg injuries when he was struck by a car and pinned against the Grand Bend post office building. In the incident, which occurred around 10:45 a.m. Wednesday (August 8), a female driver, attempting to park, is said to have lurched forward, jumping the curb and pinning the [...]

OPP say thieves took $2k in copper wire from cell tower facility

  Lambton OPP are investigating the theft of copper wire from a cellular tower facility in Plympton-Wyoming. Sometime within the past month, thieves entered into a Bell cellular tower facility in the 4000 block of Michigan Line. Stolen was approximately 80 feet of number 2 gauge copper wire valued at $2,000. OPP say the theft [...]

OPP reports minor injuries to young driver on Confed near Arkona Rd.

Lambton OPP say a 17-year-old Watford area teen suffered minor injuries after the vehicle she was driving left Confederation Line and rolled upside down into an adjacent ditch. The incident, which occurred around 12:30 a.m. on Friday (August 10) was under wet conditions. Police, EMS and members of the Warwick Fire Department all responded. The [...]

Imperial Oil reports minor fire in packaging plant, no injuries

  Imperial Oil says its emergency crews responded to what it is describing as a minor in the company's Packaging plant on Friday. A Chemical Valley alert was issued and the fire, which occurred around 3:45 p.m., was extinguished within minutes. The company said regulatory authorities were notified and the exact cause of the fire [...]

Clawson, William, (August 9, 2012)

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CLAWSON, William - Peacefully on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at Bluewater Health, William “Bill” Clawson passed away at the age of 67. Loving father of Michael (Raquel) Clawson and Scott Clawson. Cherished grandfather of Sage, Neve, Myla Rayne and Willow. Dear brother of Patricia Burton and Judy Wellington. Predeceased by his parents Milo (Mike) and Vera [...]

Ball, Laura Jean, (August 9, 2012)

BALL, Laura Jean - With heartfelt sadness we announce the sudden passing of Laura Jean Ball on Thursday, August 9, 2012, at the age of 36. Devoted wife and best friend of Paul Miller. Loving mother of Haleigh, Kristen and Tyler Miller. Cherished daughter of Kathy Ball and daughter-in-law of Linda and Jim Miller. Wonderful only [...]