Posts Tagged ‘bothwell’

  • Fire destroys Bothwell home

    Nov 1, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A morning fire near Bothwell ravaged a family home. Bothwell firefighters arrived on the scene mere minutes after the 9:30 a.m. call to the Haggerty Road/Johnston Road fire, finding the house engulfed. They called in Thamesville firefighters to assist in...

  • The Great Pumpkin?

    Oct 25, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Drive by Joyce Farm Market on Longwoods Road across from the Bothwell turn off and you might have to look twice. On display is a giant pumpkin grown by neighbour Jeremy Demaiter, weighing in at 1,180 lbs. It scored second place in a recent fair he entered it...

  • July 1 marks two birthdays in Bothwell

    May 24, 17 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Canada’s 150 birthday on July 1 this year is also a huge milestone for the people of Bothwell, who are celebrating 150 years since founder and Father of Confederation George Brown designed the town during the oil boom of the 1860s. Former reeve,...

  • Crime of the week

    Nov 8, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Sometime overnight on Nov. 6, thieves stole a blue 2005 GMC Jimmy with license plate BVLC 913 from an Elm Street residence in Bothwell. The thieves also stole a black homemade box trailer, license plate L9769C. Attached to the trailer was a 9500 lb. winch...

  • Bothwell bank robbed

    Oct 13, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

      Chatham-Kent police are on the lookout for a man who robbed the Bank of Montreal in Bothwell Wednesday afternoon. Police describe the suspect as about 6-2, with a slim build and scruffy appearance. He was seen wearing a navy blue Hollister hoodie, gray...

  • The Herald marks a new beginning

    Aug 25, 16 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

      The first issue in the next chapter of the Thamesville newspaper began officially last Tuesday as the new Herald rolled off the presses. Publisher Heather Wright purchased the paper last month from Allison Humphries who owned the paper for the past 16...

  • 25th Annual Bothwell Car Show

    Aug 9, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    Hundreds of hot rods, classic cars, and vintage pickup trucks drew thousands of people to the 25th annual Bothwell car show on the weekend. Here, Tigger checks out what’s under the hood of Rick Lonsberry’s 1968 Mercury XR7 Cougar, right beside a 1948...

  • Another ATV accident

    Mar 14, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Police look to the public for help in trying to piece together an ATV accident that left a man in critical condition in a London Hospital. According to Chatham-Kent police, the accident occurred on Saturday along Longwoods Road near Bothwell. The cops...

  • Arena issue dominates budget open house

    Jan 22, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News1 Comment

      Power to the people who use the Bothwell Arena. They dominated Thursday’s public meeting to discuss the proposed municipal budget, as one of the ideas put forward by municipal staff this year was to close that East Kent arena. With no meeting on the...

  • Teen struck, killed by van

    Jan 21, 16 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A 14-year old East Kent teen was struck and killed by a van while walking along Longwoods Road east of Bothwell last night. Emergency vehicles responded to the incident shortly after 6 p.m. when it was reported that a Pontiac Montana van struck two...