From the archives... Wednesday, December 11, 1996
Fate of Drayton LSB in minister’s hands
An overwhelming majority of Drayton Township voters who turned out to a public meeting last week want their current local services board (LSB) out, and a new one voted in.
Prohibition bootlegger’s cache uncovered
As the 65-year-old hinges creaked and the wall swung open, Jamie Arnold realized he was on to something. Extending high into the rafters on the wall leading to the basement of his Prince Street home was an eight-foot row of ledges with elastic straps, fastened at just the right height to keep a bottle in place.
Sioux and north get victim assistance
Victims of crime – particularly women and children – in Sioux Lookout and northern First Nations communities will now be getting more personalized assistance in dealing with the court system.
A light to remember
Annette Berry lights a candle for Jillian Perron and Jane Perron outside the OPP’s Fourth Avenue detachment last Thursday. The women took part in a march commemorating the December 6 massacre of 14 women at Montreal’s Ecole Polytechnique in 1990.