CRIME OF THE WEEK
It’s January and nowhere near Florida, but St. Jacobs’ Blake Jacklin is in a baseball frame of mind. That’s not a passing fancy, as the sport has been a key part of his life since the age of 3. Dedication to it has earned home a scholarship to Davenport University in Michigan. For the last few years, Jacklin has been an outfielder with the London-based Great Lake Canadians program, an elite squad that has provided him with plenty of training ... and exposure to U.S. Scouts. “We play in a lot...
MARYHILL NEWS BY DIANE STRICKLER
Thirty-eight people attended the first session of New Horizons which was held on Thursday, January 9th at 10 a.m. at the Maryhill Heritage Park Community Centre. Guest speaker was Tony Dowling who is co-chair of “The Bridge Keepers” and spoke on the West Montrose Bridge. The West Montrose Bridge is the only “Historical covered bridge” in Ontario although there are 2 or 3 covered bridges in Ontario non have the designation as being Historical. Lloyd Hartwick was the last bridge keeper and his job was to light the lanterns and to...