(BROCKVILLE) – Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark is welcoming the recommendation by facilitator Lyle Vanclief for the province to enter into negotiations to transfer management and operation of the Kemptville College campus to the Municipality of North Grenville. “There is no question local stewardship is essential first step to move forward with a new vision for the campus, which I still believe must include a strong agricultural education component,” said Clark.
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15- thousand dollars has been raised so far for the family of an injured Smiths Falls hockey player. 17 year old Neil Doef was injured on Sunday in Saskatoon when he collided with a Swiss defenceman at the World Junior “A” Challenge. Doef had to undergo surgery although it’s unknown what type of injuries he suffered.
Teenage golf sensation from Smiths Falls,Brooke Henderson, announced Thursday she will join the LPGA Tour in 2015 instead of attending the University of Florida. Brooke Henderson, 17, made the cut in all four LPGA events she entered last year.
Keith Kerr was acclaimed Lanark County Warden for 2015 at a special meeting held Tuesday December 16.The long-time Reeve of Tay Valley Township takes over from outgoing Warden Richard Kidd, Beckwith Township Reeve.
The Honourable Dr. Helena Jaczek, Minister of Community and Social Services, was in Smiths Falls Wednesday December 17 for a commemorative plaque ceremony to honour the memory of former Rideau Regional Centre’s residents.
A man in Carp has lost his arm, after it was caught in a piece of farm equipment. Ottawa Fire was called to the scene on William Mooney Road just after 8 this morning. Marc Messier of Ottawa fire says the man’s arm was amputated by a tractor just above the shoulder.
A new charity will be introduced on Sunday, December 21, supporting Brooke and Brittany Henderson of Smiths Falls. The pro golf sisters are getting set to head south to prepare for the 2015 season. This will be the first year Brittany plays in the big league. The new 110% Club will be launched and is aimed at raising money for the sisters to help them with the expenses of traveling.
The community will gather at Friday night’s CCHL game between the Smiths Falls Bears and the Cumberland Grads to support a local hockey player injured recently in Saskatoon. Sharpshooter Neil Doef who plays for the Smiths Falls Bears and Canada East was injured on Sunday when he collided with an opponent in a game at the World Junior “A” Challenge.
Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark’s Private Member’s Motion to Create the Lieutenant Governor’s Military Service Pin Passed
Leeds-Grenville MPP Steve Clark’s Private Member’s motion to create the Lieutenant Governor’s Military Service Pin passed with unanimous support yesterday in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario. In his speech during yesterday’s debate, Clark thanked North Grenville’s Roy Brown, who was the inspiration behind the motion to establish the new honour.