Nine locals on Legion track and field team

STELLARTON — Nine local athletes are among those who will represent the Royal Canadian Legion Nova Scotia-Nunavut Command track and field team at the National Legion championships. The list includes Eilidh Cameron, Keighan DeCoff, Cara MacDonald, Matthew MacLeod, Mattea Miller-Evans, John Luke Taylor, Allie Sandluck and Gabrielle Smith. Alex Bates was added to the list...

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Hector Arena gets boost

PICTOU — It has been a good winter season for Hector Arena, and spring is promising, too. Rink manager Ron Clarke said the arena is busy and able to meet its operating expenses. The Hector Arena Commission recently received $5,000 from Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Pictou that will go toward the...

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Pictou N.S. Legion curling host

PICTOU — The New Caledonian Curling Club and Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion in Pictou are already looking forward to hosting the 2020 Nova Scotia-Nunavut Command curling championship. The club’s offer to host next year was accepted with hopes that the draw will feature more than the 10 teams that contested the championship...

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Four County athletes on Legion team

STELLARTON — Local athletes are looking forward to their participation while representing the 38-member Team Nova Scotia-Nunavut for the 2018 Royal Canadian Legion Under-16 and Under-18 Track and Field Championships scheduled for August 10 to 12 in Brandon, Man. Jenna Reid of Pictou is entered in the 500-gram javelin and three-kilogram hammer throw, while Keaghan...

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Pints & Politics picks up steam in Pictou and Trenton

By Debbi Harvie and Heather Brimicombe PICTOU – Fat Tony’s was bursting at the seams Wednesday night as Pictou residents came out to listen to candidates running in the October 15 municipal elections. The Pints & Politics event was one of seven conducted in each municipality throughout the county in advance of online voting beginning...

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