Archive for the ‘St. Clair’ Category

Witness to theft helps OPP make arrest, recover stolen bike

Lambton OPP say a witness to the theft of a bicycle worth more than $1,000 was of assistance in the recovery of the bike and the arrest of a 19-year-old man from Wallaceburg. Police allege that the theft of the Mongoose mountain bike occurred from the front lawn of a residence in the 300 block […]

Update: Lawn mower death caused by ‘compressed asphyxia’

A coroner's report on the death of Dennis Kelly has determined the 56-year-old Petrolia man died of "compressed asphyxia" after the ride-on lawnmower he was operating went over an embankment near the St. Clair River and landed on him. Lambton OPP are continuing their investigation into the cause of the incident  which occurred Oct. 11.

OPP looking for witnesses to alleged impaired driving incident

  Lambton OPP are looking for anyone who may have witnessed a situation in which a driver of a Chevrolet pickup truck seen to be driving erratically on Highway 40 in the area of LaSalle Line was subsequently charged. The incident occurred on Oct. 12 at around 10:30 p.m., according to a media release. OPP […]

Alvinston Flyers sink the Lakers in Wallaceburg


The Alvinston Flyers spotted Wallaceburg a 4-1 lead less than 15 minutes into the game last night, before roaring back for a 7-5 victory over the Lakers in Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League action in Wallaceburg. Nick Atkinson had the game-winner midway through the third period, before Joe Archer iced the win with an […]

“Wright to the Point” tonight at 7 pm on TVCOGECO


Newly re-elected MPP Bob Bailey will be among the guests tonight on “Wright to the Point” on TVCOGECO. Veteran journalist Barry Wright will also welcome Dave McPhail, the chairman of the local Save the Jail Committee and Tom Marshall of the Sarnia Fire Rescue Service who will talk about Fire Safety Week.   “Wright to […]

UPDATED: Man killed in lawn mower accident identified

Lambton OPP say a man who suffered injuries after a riding lawn mower he was using went over the St. Clair River embankment in St. Clair Township and later died has been identified as 56-year-old Dennis Kelly of Petrolia. While the investigation is continuing, a post mortem examination is expected to take place later today […]

Police and Ministry of Labour investigating a fatal accident near Corunna

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An unidentified man is dead after a Tuesday afternoon accident on the St. Clair Parkway near Corunna. Lambton OPP say they, along with Lambton EMS and the St. Clair Township Fire department were called just before 2 pm in response to a man being trapped under a riding lawn mower.   Police say the man […]

Mooretown Flags have now won six straight games


Josh Teschke's powerplay goal at 7:41 of the third period was the game-winner as the Mooretown Flags beat Wheatley, 3-2 on Saturday in Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League action. Teschke also assisted on Mooretown two other goals, both off the stick of Jeff Schroeter.   All three of the Flag goal were on the […]

Lots to see and do at the Brigden Fair, 2011 edition

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It's about carnival rides, candy corn, fries and so much more, thanks to the people at the Moore Agricultural Society. Yes, it's Brigden Fair time and thousands of people will find that out first hand. Just ask Megan Vandendool, Ambassador, currently in her first year of study at the Ridgetown campus of the University of Guelph: […]

Mooretown Flags win Junior “C” contest at Sarnia Arena


The Mooetown Flags jumped out to a 5-0 lead midway through the second period and coasted to an 8-4 win over Alvinston in Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League action before 332 fans at the Sarnia Arena last night. Jeff Schroeter and Michael Gray scored twice each for the Flags, who have now won five […]