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Kettle Point man accused of drunk driving, giving false name

Lambton OPP say a 33-year-old resident of Kettle Point faces charges related to drinking and driving as the result of a stop in the early hours of last Thursday (Nov. 10). Officers say the man, who was stopped on Rawlings Road in the area of Thomson Line, also attempted to mislead police by providing a [...]

County working on healthy food system plan in response to area’s higher ‘food basket’ costs

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In response to a survey that shows Lambton County residents are paying more for what is called a "nutritionally adequate diet, the Community Health Services department is working to create a healthy food system plan. The plan is intended to integrate all aspects of the food system, said Connie Mallette, a registered dietician who is [...]

Weekend High School Scoreboard

SWOSSA Football Semi-Finals   Northern       53          Chatham-Kent       0 (Northern will play Windsor-Herman in the final at the University of Windsor on Friday at 7 pm   LSSAA Senior Girls Basketball Finals   Northern       55         St. Christoper        25 [...]

Legionnaires register 13th win with victory in Strathroy

By Dan McCaffery STRATHROY – A trio of unlikely heroes led the Sarnia Legionnaires to a come-from-behind win here Saturday night. Jeff Schroeter, Spencer Bronzi and Mike Gray were called up from the Jr. 'C' Mooretown Flags to fill gaping holes in a battered Legionnaires lineup. And they came through in flying colours, picking up [...] celebrating a year of bringing you more local news!


By J.D. Booth Publisher, A year is it? Seems like yesterday. Well, not quite. The reality is, seeing the birth (or re-birth if you think about the 1852-1854 version of the Lambton Shield newspaper) of a community media outlet with a decidedly local emphasis) is something that took an enormous amount of work. I'm [...]

Sarnia Sting take down St. Michael’s Majors with 4-2 victory

By DAVE BORODY MISSISSAUGA – Rookie defenceman Anthony DeAngelo has scored three goals so far this season for the Sarnia Sting. That’s impressive in itself, but what’s even more impressive is the fact all three have been game winners. DeAngelo scored what proved to be the winning goal as the Sting skated to a 4-2 [...]

IODE’s Fifth Annual Christmas Home Tour coming this weekend

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The Municipal Chapter of Sarnia-Lambton IODE is holding its Fifth Annual Christmas Tour this coming this weekend, Nov. 19 and 20, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days. Organizers say the tour is a great opportunity to gather great ideas for your own home, find the perfect decoration or just have some fun. One [...]

The day Muhammad Ali visited Sarnia

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Our recent interview with George Heath was intended as a "where are they now." And that's how it started. But the stories just kept coming, Great stories. Too many for just one article in Way too many. They started flowing when Heath, retired as the sports director and play-by-play commentator for the Sarnia Sting [...]

Plan B for the stalled Keystone XL pipeline: Why not Lambton County?

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OPINION By MARSHALL KERN The decision to do something – anything – about the Keystone XL pipeline is delayed.  What is “Plan B”?  It will probably be some alternate way to move bitumen from Alberta to someplace it can be upgraded.  While there are stories of empty upgrader capacity in other parts of the US [...]

Local Scoreboard for Friday, November 11, 2011

  Great Lakes Junior “C” Hockey League   Dresden Jr. Kings 3 Mooretown Flags 2 Blenheim Blades 4 Alvinston Flyers 3   Western Ontario Senior Hockey League   Petrolia Squires 8 Goderich Pirates 3 Monkton Wildcats 6 Thedford Dirty Dogs 0   LSSAA Boys High School Volleyball Final   St. Clair Colts 3 Northern Vikings [...]