Headline News – August 25, 2016

McKechnie honoured with baseball diamond

By Michelle Janzen   The permanent renaming of Ball Diamond “A” at Hyland Park has been a long time coming; nine years to be exact. In 2002, local resident Lisa McKechnie, a vibrant 23-year-old, died tragically in a backyard pool ...

Shelburne businesses rise to the top in Board of Trade nominations

By Brock Weir Shelburne and area businesses have risen to the top, racking up several nominations in the 2016 Business Excellence Awards hosted by the ...

Feature

2016-08-25-09

Jackson’s Tournament takes over Shelburne Golf & Country Club

By Brian Lockhart   He looks like a regular young boy and acts like a kid his age, and he certainly is a talented golfer ...

Community News

2016-08-25-11

Resident wants chickens to come home to roost

By Michelle Janzen   Local resident Sylvia Lesak wants backyard chickens allowed in Shelburne and is working to convince officials to at least consider a ...

2016-08-25-04

Promote the Fair with Flair…and Rubber Boots

By Marni Walsh   The Shelburne and District Fair is getting the community involved in promoting the 149th Fall Fair with a Roadside Display Contest. ...

2016-08-25-12

Shelburne well represented at CNE

COMPETING AT CNE – The Shelburne Agricultural Society was well represented Sunday at the Ambassador of the Fairs competition at the Canadian National Exhibition in ...

2016-08-25-05

Support local artists – for free: “Live Art in the Park” continues this weekend

By Marni Walsh   Troupe-Adore, a local group of visual and performing artists, is working hard to bring live art events to the community. Many ...

2016-08-25-03

Catch some rays at the Market with Sun Hill Farm

Sun Hill Farm brings beautiful, fresh, organic vegetables to the Farmer’s Market every Thursday from 3 – 7 p.m. throughout the growing season. The Shelburne Farmers’ ...

2016-08-25-08

Ford “drive” for Soccer raises hundreds

By Marni Walsh   The Shelburne Soccer Club got a boost from Trillium Ford Lincoln in Shelburne last weekend when the dealership hosted a Drive ...

2016-08-25-01

Shelburne Library News

Shelburne Library News By Rose Dotten                          The news this week is the huge success of our culminating summer reading program events and the thanks ...

Shelburne Legion News

By Lesa Peat   On Monday afternoons, we have open euchre in our Museum Room. Doors open at 1.30 p.m., and play begins at 2 ...

Ottawa Journal: Fall Fair Season is Upon Us

By David Tilson, MP Dufferin-Caledon   The summer is quickly winding down, as we enjoy the last days of warm weather and vacation time with ...

Association of Municipalities of Ontario Annual General Meeting

By Sylvia Jones, MPP Dufferin-Caledon   From August 14 – 17, the Association of Municipalities of Ontario (AMO) held their Annual General Meeting in Windsor. ...

Sports

2016-08-25-10

Local Boys win provincial tourney

LOCAL BOYS PLAY ON PROVINCIAL TOURNAMENT WINNING TEAM – On Saturday, August 20 and Sunday, August 21, the Arthur Junior Merchants Select Squirt Team participated ...

2016-08-25-08

Ford “drive” for Soccer raises hundreds

By Marni Walsh   The Shelburne Soccer Club got a boost from Trillium Ford Lincoln in Shelburne last weekend when the dealership hosted a Drive ...

2016-08-25-07

Breaking in the diamonds

BREAKING IN THE NEW DIAMONDS – The newly refurbished diamonds at Hyland Park are getting a lot of good use this summer. The diamonds were ...

2016-08-25-06

U16 boys take on Bolton

The Shelburne Minor Soccer U16 boys rep team take on Bolton at Greenwood Park during mid-week action. The Shelburne team came out on top with ...

2016-08-25-09

Jackson’s Tournament takes over Shelburne Golf & Country Club

By Brian Lockhart   He looks like a regular young boy and acts like a kid his age, and he certainly is a talented golfer ...

North Dufferin Baseball League secretary and junior division convenor Scott Anderson presents the Anderson Trophy to Curtis Dubeau of the New Lowell Knights after winning the junior championship series Aug. 11, 2016.

Junior Cubs wrap season in NDBL championship

By Brian Lockhart   The Mansfield Junior Cubs are finished for the season after going to the North Dufferin Baseball League Junior Division championship. The ...

Founders Cup gets underway this week

By Brian Lockhart   The best Junior B Lacrosse teams in Canada are battling it out in Orangeville this week during the 2016 Founders Cup ...

2016-08-18-03

Cubs take on Innisfil

The Mansfield Cubs peewee team take on the Cardinals of Innisfil during minor league playoff action in Mansfield. The Cubs came out on top in ...

08-11-04

Outlaws JV capture Ontario Minor Football League title

By Brian Lockhart   The Orangeville Outlaws Junior Varsity team claimed the Ontario Minor Football League championship with a 27-15 win over the North Bay ...

08-11-02

Boys of Summer continue Rookie run

The diamond in Mansfield is fielding games all through the week as the boys of summer continue to play. The Mansfield Cubs Senior Rookie team ...

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