Museum hosts Izzard exhibit

BARNEY’S RIVER — A soldier who spent part of his life in Pictou County was honoured for his contribution to the Allied cause during the Second World War. Private William Lyall Izzard was 21 when he was killed while serving as a member of the North Nova Scotia Highlanders on June 7, 1944, the day...

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Lessons in liberation

Hundreds of graves lined neatly in rows, shining and carefully decorated with flowers. It can be hard to describe the impact of some experiences in words but that is what two local teachers will be doing this coming year and likely for quite some time as they relay the powerful experiences they had while guests...

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Hero’s sendoff for Roy Rushton

PICTOU — Roy Rushton was remembered for his human qualities and service in two wars during a formal celebration of his life last Saturday. Celebrating the Noble Life of Roy Rushton was the theme for the event held at Branch 16 of the Royal Canadian Legion. Dignitaries attending included representatives of the Canadian and South...

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