Club season in high gear

NEW GLASGOW — It’s a busy time at the Pictou County Gymnastics Club as the 2019-20 season continues. Head coach Wendy Cruickshank said the club remains a large one with more than 300 members in various levels. Jake MacLane, 9, and Spencer White, 13, are two of the five boys in competitive gymnastics. “They are...

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Team Kim gets special help

Helping Team Kim from South Korea was a rewarding time for people at the Pinty’s Grand Slam of Curling. Jim Cruickshank chauffeured the team where ever it needed to go, while a South Korean couple living in Pictou County helped with translation. “I got a call for translation one day before the event started,” Jack...

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The Year in Review-Pt.2

Make sure you check out part one here: Year in Review   JULY Facebook: Prime Minister announces major investment to twin Trans-Canada Highway 104   Prime Minister Justin Trudeau arrives in Pictou County to announce a huge funding boost for the section of the TransCanada Highway 104 between Antigonish and Pictou County. A total of $90 million was announced...

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Pictou Advocate sports

Soccer registration in progress

STELLARTON – Soccer registration in the Highland Football Club’s fall and winter schedules for boys and girls ages 11-16 is winding up. Players can register at highlandsoccer.ca  but can also refer to the club’s Facebook page (HFC Soccer) for more details. Those interested can also access admin@highlandsoccer.ca with any questions about the club or its...

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4-H Month coming up

PICTOU – Plans are proceeding for 4-H Month celebrations in November. One of the highlights of the year is the 4-H County Celebration Night, formerly known as awards night on Nov. 10 starting at 7 p.m. at the Dr. W.A. MacLeod School in Riverton. There is also a county church service on November 12 starting...

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