Big smiles conclude Avonmore Fair

Nelson Zandbergen Nation Valley News AVONMORE — The Avonmore Fair came to a colourful conclusion late Sunday afternoon, with the Canadian Cowgirls Precision Drill Team riding out of the ring to strains of “Happy Trails.”…



Avonmore Fair officially opened

In the video below, Roxborough Agricultural Society President Neil Robinson introduces the guests on the opening day podium, starting with Township of South Stormont Mayor Jim Bancroft (appearing on behalf of the SD&G warden),Township of North…


Morrisburg Antiquefest continues

MORRISBURG — Antique fans, there’s still time to get that vintage fix on the Seaway this weekend. The Morrisburg Plaza hosts the 18th annual Antiquefest today and tomorrow (Sat., July 16, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.;…




Health Unit issues heat advisory

CHESTERVILLE — With thermometers eclipsing 30 ºC, the Eastern Ontario Health Unit has issued a heat advisory. Among other tips to avoid dehydration, the EOHU advises drinking plenty of cool liquids — before you feel thirsty —…




A downpour of fun at SNC’s Family Fishing Day

PLANTAGENET — Their spirits not dampened by that day’s rain, participants enjoyed South Nation Conservation’s second annual Family Fun Derby July 9 at Jessup’s Falls Conservation Area. The free fun-filled activities included shoreline fishing, games and prizes…