Posts Tagged ‘bothwell’

  • Harassment charged laid

    Sep 11, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a criminal harassment investigation. On July 2, 2015, the woman was shopping with a friend in Chatham when the man, unknown to her, appeared to be following the pair throughout the store. As the...

  • Camp Vincent pool unveiled

    Aug 11, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Life1 Comment

    The board and staff of Camp Vincent had reason to celebrate this weekend in the midst of a busy summer. St. Vincent de Paul (SVDP) board members, volunteers and staff gathered Saturday at Camp Vincent, near Bothwell, for the grand opening of the new pool...

  • Big crowds for Bothwell Car Show

    Aug 11, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, LifeNo Comments

    The Bothwell Optimist Club and Old Autos newspaper teamed up again this year for a very successful Car Show this weekend in Bothwell. It began with a parade of cars Friday night and the show Saturday in Victoria Park in Bothwell, with hundreds of people...

  • SnakeBite gets in your blood

    Jul 7, 15 • 0 Views • Arts, Feature Story1 Comment

    Marty Marsh has spent years writing, arranging and vocalizing songs in his mind, on paper and in the studio – just don’t ask him to sing them in public. The primary songwriter for the emerging country band SnakeBite can’t sing and he’s not bashful...

  • Assaults, drugs, rocks and glass

    Jun 24, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local News3 Comments

    Tuesday turned out to be a busy day for the Chatham-Kent Police Service, as officers arrested 11 people, seven of whom had outstanding warrants. Included in that list was a man on the service’s wanted list. Police say the man was wanted on an outstanding...

  • Cops hunting for B&E culprits

    Jun 9, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Police are looking to the public for help solving a couple of recent break-ins. The first took place late Sunday night or early Monday morning in Bothwell where someone forced their way into a Main Street business. The thieves stole a laptop and some cash....

  • No injuries in East Kent blaze

    Apr 6, 15 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A poor chimney is being blamed for a $150,000 house fire on MacDonald Line in East Kent Sunday night. Three fire stations – Orford, Bothwell and Ridgetown – responded to a fire call shortly after 6 p.m. Occupants of the home had safely evacuated, and...

  • Award for Parks Blueberries

    Mar 2, 15 • 0 Views • Business, Feature StoryNo Comments

    Bill and Diane Parks, founders of Parks Blueberries east of Thamesville, receive a lifetime achievement and leadership award from Amy Strom of the Ontario Farm Fresh Marketing Association recently. Parks Blueberries, now run by Bruce and Hope Parks, is...

  • Vacant home torched

    Dec 4, 14 • 261 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent firefighters suspect a structure fire that razed an abandoned home in East Kent last night was deliberately set. According to the fire department, firefighters from Station 9 in Bothwell responded to a call shortly before 11 p.m. Wednesday night...

  • Bothwell car show bigger than ever

    Aug 12, 14 • 691 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Three hundred and sixty-four other days a year, the quaint community of Bothwell can be described as fairly quiet and traffic-free – but not last Saturday. In a wave of headlights, chrome and undeniable classic style, the annual Old Autos Car Show...