Articles By: JD Booth

Sarnia Legionnaires edge out St. Marys Lincolns in local action

By DAN McCAFFERY It was harder than expected, but the Sarnia Legionnaries got their 21st win Thursday. Coach Dan Rose’s club edged the last place St. Marys Lincolns 3-2 in Western Jr. ‘B’ hockey action at the Sarnia Arena. With the victory Sarnia improved its won-lost record to 21-8. They are in second place, seven points back of […]

‘Why I’m running to be our next Member of Parliament’


By J.D. BOOTH The first step in my campaign to become the candidate for the Conservative Party of Canada in next year’s federal election is to win the nomination. And because only members of the Conservative Party are eligible to vote in at a nomination meeting likely to be held in February, the push is on, […]

Drapeau, Jeannine, (Dec. 11, 2014)


DRAPEAU, Jeannine – With her family at her side at St. Joseph’s Hospice on Thursday, December 11, 2014 Jeannine died at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late Jean-Yves for over 60 years. Dear mother of Denis (Claudette) Drapeau, Bright’s Grove. Loving grandmother of Joel, Jacelyne and Gabrielle. Sister of Germain “Reg” (Moira) […]

McBride, Geraldine Lillian Annie, (Dec. 8, 2014)

McBRIDE, Geraldine Lillian Annie – At Westmount Gardens, London, on Monday, December 8th, 2014, Geraldine Lillian Annie (Dudney) McBride, of London, three weeks shy of her 98th birthday. Predeceased by her husband Joseph Cowan McBride (1984), their infant daughter (1942), and her parents George and Florence Dudney. Beloved mother of Janet Young and husband John, Margaret […]

Church renovates worship space as a ‘welcoming’ touch

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There are certainly a few traditional looking church buildings in Sarnia, but at least one congregation is doing its best to make its interior space a little more comfortable and a lot more inviting. It’s been five years since Lighthouse Community Church, a group that will be celebrating its 15th year in 2015, purchased the […]

Longe, Doris Ieleen, (Dec. 9, 2014)

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Peacefully surrounded by her family on Tuesday, December 9, 2014, DORIS IELEEN LONGE passed away at the St. Thomas Elgin General Hospital, at the age of 70. Beloved wife of the late John Longe (2010). Cherished mother of Darcy (Sarah) Rich, Cheryl Chicione, John Longe (Tammy Peck), and loving step-mother of six step-daughters. Grandmother of […]

James, Spencer Mark Roger, (Dec. 7, 2014)

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Peacefully in the loving arms of his beautiful wife Chrysta (nee Gauld) and adoring children Meighan Tyas (Paul), Nicole, and Jordan (Tamara) as he began his journey to meet his Lord and Saviour. Loving son in-law of Lonny & Joy Gauld. Beloved brother in-law of Kevin & Sheri Gauld. Cherished uncle Spencer to Austyn & […]

Taylor (Cahill), Frances Irene ‘Fran,’ (Dec. 7, 2014)

TAYLOR, Frances (Fran) (Cahill) – At Bluewater Health on Sunday, December 7, 2014, Frances Irene Taylor passed away peacefully at the age of 72. She is survived by her loving son Michael Anthony Taylor (Marcy), her grandchildren Bradley, Danielle, Tianna and Logan, her 2 sisters Helen Cahill, Sarnia and Sister Mary Diane Cahill (Alma), Chatham. […]

Richard, Bernard Edgar ‘Bernie,’ (Dec. 10, 2014)


Passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at C.E.E. Hospital of Bluewater Health in Petrolia. Born in New Brunswick, BERNARD EDGAR “BERNIE” RICHARD, 72 years, was of Inwood. He will be missed by his wife Margaret (nee Perry), his daughter Denise Richard and her husband John Rose of […]

Bev MacDougall elected Warden by fellow County Councillors

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Sarnia City/County Councillor Bev MacDougall has been elected the 156th Warden of Lambton County. The election, which took place this afternoon (Wednesday, December 10), was contested by MacDougall and St. Clair Township Mayor Steve Arnold. Mayor Ian Veen of the Village of Oil Springs was elected from among five candidates for the position of Deputy […]