Mallorytown man charged with historic sexual assaults

December 18, 2014 by
Mallorytown man charged with historic sexual assaults

A Mallorytown man faces allegations of historical sexual assaults.

Officers of the Leeds Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police received reports of sexual assaults on multiple victims between 1988 and 2005.

On the 11th of December 2014, 58 year old Roderick Kelly, of Mallorytown, was arrested, charged, and ...

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OPP receiving tips in Himmelman case after reward offered

December 18, 2014 by
OPP receiving tips in Himmelman case after reward offered

The OPP says it has received a number of tips since offering a reward of $50,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person, or people, responsible for the murder of Debra Himmelman of Montague Township.

The 49 year-old Himmelman disappeared on June 5, 2004, after she ...

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Lanark County looking at small tax increase

December 18, 2014 by
Lanark County looking at small tax increase

Lanark County Councillors got a first look at the draft budget for 2015 at corporate services committee last night and most liked what they saw.

CAO Kurt Greaves says he’s anticipating a tax increase of slightly less than 1 percent – likely .7 percent.

This would mean an increase of ...

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Brooke Henderson to announce future plans today

December 18, 2014 by
Brooke Henderson to announce future plans today

We will be hearing from Brooke Henderson on her future this afternoon (Thursday) – a day earlier than had been reported.

Brooke will be hosting a conference call from Ottawa at 3:30 this afternoon where she is expected to announce that she is turning professional. That call will be carried ...

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Amazing support for Neil Doef through several fundraisers to help injured SF Bear

December 18, 2014 by
Amazing support for Neil Doef through several fundraisers to help injured SF Bear

The support for fallen Smiths Falls Bear Neil Doef has been overwhelming. Doef is dealing with a life-changing injury after a game in Saskatoon for Team Canada East.

There will be a fundraiser tomorrow at the Smiths Falls Bears’ game against Cumberland at the Smiths Falls Memorial Centre. There, a ...

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In Focus – Wed December 17, 2014 – Perth Polar Bear Plunge: Jeanette Buker & John Gemmell

December 17, 2014 by

Jeanette Buker and deputy mayor, John Gemmell talk to Lynda about this year's Perth Polar Bear Plunge.  Both of them are plunging this year.

Listen to the interview.

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Local Salvation Army needs your help to help our communities

December 17, 2014 by
Local Salvation Army needs your help to help our communities

The Salvation Army reports that its local Kettle Campaign is still in need of donations to help them hit their goal.

The organization says they are falling short of last year’s total. Money collected goes to pay for programs and the people who help run the organization.

The local Salvation ...

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Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital offers tips for safe visits during Flu season

December 17, 2014 by
Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital offers tips for safe visits during Flu season

The Perth and Smiths Falls District Hospital is out with a few tips to keep patients safe during flu season.

They ask that if you have not gotten a flu shot yet, get it as soon as possible. The hospital says the influenza A strain that is circulating now is ...

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Alzheimer’s societies expected to merge

December 17, 2014 by
Alzheimer’s societies expected to merge

People with dementia and their families may soon have access to more services, after a merger of the area’s two Alzheimer Societies.

If approved by their boards, which is expected, the societies of Lanark County and Leeds-Grenville will also merge.

Ontario’s South East Local Health Integration Network voted this week ...

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Trust fund set up for Neil Doef as community rallies to support fallen athlete

December 17, 2014 by
Trust fund set up for Neil Doef as community rallies to support fallen athlete

A trust fund has been set up for fallen Hockey Star Neil Doef of Smiths Falls to help his family deal with what will no doubt be a long list of expenses as the 17-year old begins his recovery from a devastating injury.

Anyone who would like to help can ...

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