Mikayla Ansley s Kindness Matters has won the grand prize in the Lions Clubs International peace essay contest. This is the first time that a Blyth Lions Club-sponsored participant has triumphed on the world stage.
The Wingham Skating Club s year-end showcase called Tribute , honoured modern classics from artists like ABBA, George Michael and Elvis with routines by the club s best and brightest skaters. (Shawn Loughlin photo)
Blyth s Mikayla Ansley wouldn t let travel woes or a severe fever stop her from performing on the biggest stage of her life: reciting her world s-best peace essay at Lions Day at the United Nations in New York City.
As part of the newly-created Deeper Roots Series, the Blyth Festival will be opening the floor to some serious discussions about agriculture connecting with the world premiere of The Team on the Hill this year.
Last week, the Dave Mounsey Memorial Fund (DMMF) handed out a number of awards under its Order of the Good Samaritan Awards umbrella, honouring several local volunteers for their efforts in the community.
The Tanner Steffler Foundation is bringing mental health advocate and long-time Canadian sports broadcaster Michael Landsberg to Mitchell this April on the heels of three successful events in Huron County in the spring of 2017.
Seven-year-old Bridget McCallum from North Woods Elementary School won the reserve-champion title for her chocolate chip cookies at the Ontario Association of Agricultural Societies convention over the weekend.
Huron East Council has authorized the use of $25,000 of the Brussels, Morris and Grey Recreation Committee s budget for a Campaign Coaches feasibility study ahead of the expansion and renovation of the community centre.
Approximately 100 people made their voices heard last week at a special meeting regarding potential locations for Blyth s new fire hall and public utilities building and it was clear the community supported neither of the presented options.
After taking on the project herself in 2016, and her father tackling it on in 2017, Brussels Olivia McCarter is once again trying to have Brussels named the annual Kraft Hockeyville competition winner.
Blyth Cowbell Brewing Co. is the 2018 recipient of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative Sponsorship Award, named at the prestigious Wood Design & Building Awards, announced by Wood Design & Building Magazine.
The creators of The Pigeon King were back in Huron County over the weekend to record an album of music from the famed Blyth Festival-commissioned show that will be on the National Arts Centre stage this spring.
After the successful launch of Way of the Passive Fist last year, Blyth native Orie Falconer has shifted his attention to Mighty Fight Federation, a different video game he s co-creating with long-time friend Julian Spillane.
In an indicting comment to a letter stating convicted murderer, Kevin Carter of Wingham, was relying on his faith while in prison, Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas said One wonders where your faith was on March 29, 2018.
The transition to the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) covering Wingham is set to commence in February, however the final bill for the changeover has increased according to North Huron Chief Administrative Officer Dwayne Evans.
It s unexpectedly quiet in the Silver Corners Inc., sow barn owned by Dennis and Tara Terpstra. There s some grunting and a few clangs from the electronic sow feeders (ESF) but no sounds of fighting or agitation.
The true cost of switching from the Wingham Police Service to the Ontario Provincial Police is starting to take shape after Deputy-Reeve Trevor Seip announced at North Huron s Monday night meeting that members of the service were owed a total of $190,000
In the wake of the cancellation of the Festival of Wizardry going forward, companies and community groups are holding bills that Transfigured Town Inc. is not able to pay according to documents obtained by The Citizen.
Huron-Bruce MPP Lisa Thompson and two additional provincial ministers were in Clinton on Friday to break ground on a new Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) station across the street from the Clinton fire hall.
This year s Citizen of the Year Award winners Carl Nesbitt for Blyth and its surrounding communities and Doug Sholdice for Brussels and its surrounding communities were celebrated last week at a special event held at Memorial Hall in Blyth.
While Blyth s Carla Pawitch is generally pleased with her work at the Ultimate Fitness Event (UFE) World Championships in Toronto earlier this month, she failed to come back with her professional card a goal she d set for herself.
Businesses in Blyth s downtown core may see some relief from the thrice-weekly scheduled snow removal schedule North Huron implemented several years ago, however the sentiment from the outgoing council was the suggested changes don t go far enough.
Prior to the Remembrance Day service, held annually in Blyth inside Memorial Hall, a parade featuring local service people, veterans, dignitaries, Legion and Legion Ladies Auxiliary members marched from the Blyth Legion to the hall.
The Blyth Bantam Girls Bullets kept Seaforth off the scoreboard, winning by a score of 1-0. Broomball is now in full swing in Blyth, with games being held every weekend and the annual local junior broomball tournament scheduled for this weekend in Blyth
Students from the Grade 5 6 class at North Woods Elementary School were at the Brussels Cemetery on Monday morning as part of a Remembrance Day project focusing on World War I and the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice
The highly-anticipated return of Culture Days to Huron County was a hit, according to Cultural Development Officer Rick Sickinger, who said he was impressed with both the quality, quantity and diversity of events throughout the community.
The Brussels Terry Fox Run was held on Sunday and the Bowles family were out to take part in the event. The event is co-hosted by the Brussels Lions Club and the Brussels Optimist Club. It raised over $6,600 this year
Lucas Townsend and Paul Dodds will be representing Huron County in competitive plowing for the next year after claiming victory in the Junior and Senior categories at the 91st annual Huron County Plowing Match.
After a full year as the Brussels Fall Fair Ambassador, Erin McMahon s duties in the position have drawn to a close after a performance at the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) that will make her hometown supporters proud.
Belgrave-area athlete Ryan Jacklin has continued to make his mark on the track and field community with two gold medals and one bronze medal win at the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion s National Youth Track and Field Championships.
The Brussels Tigers bested the Linwood Chiefs in a low-scoring 2-1 final game to win the A-A championshiop the Brussels squad s own 47th annual Men s Invitational Fastball Tournament to keep the top honours at home.
After a lengthy closed-to-the-public session on Monday night, North Huron Council approved three separate motions labelling the Emergency Services Training Centre (ESTC), south of Blyth, and the Blyth and East Wawanosh Public Works yards surplus
Terry Snell is currently cycling across Canada to raise both money and awareness for Alzheimer s Disease and other forms of dementia and last week he arrived in his hometown of Clinton to a hero s welcome.
The Blyth Lions hosted a special fundraiser for the Blyth Brussels Minor Hockey Association on Sunday with Olympian and Blyth native Justin Peters signing autographs and showing off some of his gear from the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics
While North Huron Council has oficially decided to go with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) to provide service in Wingham, it s still possible it won t happen, which is making planning difficult for the municipality s police services board.
The Blyth Brussels Atom Rep Crusaders brought home the Western Ontario Athletics Aassociation (WOAA) championship last Thursday, besting Goderich 3-2 in overtime to take their series against the Sailors two games to one.