Ex-cellent Ex

PICTOU — It was a special time for the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. The 2018 edition wrapped up on Sunday with large crowds daily for the event since it opened last Wednesday with 4-H Day. Touring the new 4-H Legends Building, viewing the 4-H exhibits and enjoying the refreshments offered by volunteers in the kitchen was […]

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Lawnmower races taking place at the Ex

The Pictou Exhibition is getting under way with all of its normal crowd pleasing events, animal displays, 4H displays and events, the horse pull, demolition derby,  ATV events, rides for the kids and strong men/women and horse competitions. One of the Exhibition’s new events is lawnmower racing which, in its fourth year, is going to […]

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Shout out to those who stepped up during the Ex

To the Editor: It is not too often that I sit down and write a letter to the editor but I wasn’t too sure how else to acknowledge some “unsung heroes”. Because of their donations, 4-H animals and birds at the Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition had the stress of the heat and humidity alleviated. Huge commercial […]

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WI gets involved with Ex displays

PICTOU – New energy has been injected into the task of organizing displays in the Kinsmen Building for the 2016 Pictou-North Colchester Exhibition. Members of the Pictou County Women’s Institute (WI) have stepped in to help those who have been involved in the project over the years, including Pat Christensen, who chairs the agriculture committee. […]

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