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Preds lose twice on the weekend

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The Lambton Shores Predators have fallen below the .500 mark on the current Greater Ontario Junior “B” Hockey League season. Kyle Brothers scored both goals for the visitors on Sunday but it was far from enough as St. Thomas beat the Preds, 5-2. The loss came on the heels of a 3-2 setback to Leamingotn [...]

Flyers and Flags both win in weekend Jr “C” action


Chris Archer scored twice to lead the Alvinston Flyers to a 5-4 win over Blenheim in Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League action from Sunday night. Alvinston, now 4-1 on the season, will take on Mooretown on Thursday at the Sarnia Arena at 7:10 pm.   Mooretown has won four straight, including a 6-3 win [...]

Tillsonburg beats Thedford in senior hockey action

The Tillsonburg Thunder scored three goals in the first period and coasted to a 6-2 win over Thedford in Western Ontario Senior Hockey League action on Saturday night in Tillsonburg. Dan Care led the Dogs with a goal and an assists. Thedford's next game is Saturday night against Petrolia at 7:30.   Meantime, the Squires [...]

OPP lay drinking/driving charges after vehicle goes into ditch

Lambton OPP say they have charged a 43-year-old Walpole Island man with Impaired Driving and Being Over the Legal Limit after pollice responded to a call of a vehicle in the ditch on St. Clair Parkway in Corunna on Friday, Sept. 30. The driver was not injured in the incident, which occurred around 11:30 a.m., [...]

Vehicle collides with train in Warwick, five sent to hospital

A pickup truck pulling a horse trailer collided with a westbound CN train at Donnelly Road in Warwick Saturday, sending five people, including the driver to the Strathroy-Middlesex General Hospital. Lambton OPP say the collision occurred around 5 p.m., with the OPP, CN Police, Lambton County EMS and the Watford Volunteer Fire Department all responding. [...]

OPP stop vehicle in Enniskillen, drug charges laid

Lambton OPP say what started as a traffic stop ended up with five people, including the driver of the vehicle, facing drug charges. The incident, which occurred on Sunday, Oct. 2, 2011 at around 9:30 p.m., was on Petrolia Line in the area of Oil Heritage Road. Police say that while speaking with the driver [...]

UPDATED; Health professionals ratify deal with CCAC’s

The Ontario Nurses’ Association (ONA) has ratified a three-year deal with 3,000 Registered Nurses and allied health professionals working in 10 of Ontario’s Community Care Access Centres (CCACs), including the Erie St. Clair CCAC representing Sarnia-Lambton. The agreement was reached Friday (September 30) after a marathon mediation session with mediator Gerry Lee. A collective vote [...]

Thedford wins its senior hockey home opener

Forest's Justin Smith had a goal and two assists and Dave Riddell turned aside 43 shots to lead Thedford to a 4-2 win over Milverton in the Dirty Dogs home opener in the Western Ontario Senior Hockey League on Friday night. Thedford is at Tillsonburg tonight. (Saturday, October 1)             [...]

Jack Rand dies at the age of 75

The chair of the Point Edward Police Commission has passed away. Jack Rand died in London on Friday (September 30) at the age of 75.   Mr. Rand was a member of the Golden “K” Kiwanis Club and a member of both the Sarnia-Lambton and Port Huron Sports Hall of Fame.   His funeral will [...]

Flags, Flyers and Kings all win in Junior “C” hockey action on Friday


The Mooretown Flags scored three times in the opening eleven minutes of play last night and held on for a 4-3 win at Belle River in Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League action on Friday night. Kurtis Glowa led the Flags with a goal and an assist. His goal was the eventual game winner late [...]