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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, October 30, 2019. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

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A SOLID BUILD: Wilhelm Concrete Inc. founder Wray Wilhelm with his son, Bryan. For the whole story, pick up a newspaper at your local Tavistock retailer or at the Gazette office – or better yet – subscribe for just $46 a year – and save $15.25 off the counter price.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • A SOLID BUILD: Wilhelm Concrete Inc.
  • Dress For The Cause: IDA team raises funds for cancer research
  • Team Unity hosts 4th annual Lasagna Dinner
  • A Day Off: Public School students
  • Explore 4-H Pumpkins
  • The Departed: Illa Schmidt, Betty Brodrecht
  • Federal Election Results
  • Grace United Church: Stained glass window comes home
  • Let’s Move donates $11,330 to Ronald McDonald House
  • Splash Pad being proposed for Tavistock
  • Historical Society: Black Sox scandal marks 100 years
  • Braves add two wins
  • Royals win home opener
  • Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps, Atom LL
  • Gazette Around the Globe – Junkers in Switzerland

 

NURTURING NATURE’S YIELD:The Heilig/Jaarsma family of Tavistock in the cultivated vegetable garden they planted in their front yard. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.

This week’s edition includes:

  • NURTURING NATURE’S YIELD: The Heilig/Jaarsma family’s front yard vegetable garden
  • A Scream Vacation
  • The Departed: Fuhr, Harold
  • Promise of Hope in a Time of Pandemic
  • Some Churches Meeting Again
  • Introducing: Gracelyn Pearson
  • Cruising for Charity
  • The Old Gazettes
  • The Garden Gate
  • Curb Enthusiasm
  • Emergency Sauerkraut Meeting
  • Survey Says; Travel

SUNFLOWERS FOR SUPPORT:The Wynette Family recently raised money for Miracle Max’s Minions. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.

This week’s edition includes:

SUNFLOWERS FOR SUPPORT: Wynette Family raises money for Miracle Max’s Minions

Emilie’s Starry Night

The Departed: Ramseyer, Melvin

Pastor Ponderings

Off to the Trail

Mystery Plant Solved

Terra Nova Cafe

The Old Gazettes

Introducing: Nicholas David Mason and Jacob Barry Mason

Ana’s Kitchen Now Open

Friday Night Fries

Maria Street Construction

Playgrounds Reopen

West Nile Virus Found in Tavistock Mosquito Trap

LAVENDER GIRLS:LAJEM (Lydianne, Annabelle, Jaida, Ella and Myra) selling lavender from the Hendry farm. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.

This week’s edition includes:

  • LAVENDER GIRLS: Lydianne, Annabelle, Jaida, Ella and Myra
  • Camp Alliwannado 2020
  • The Departed: Bender, Katie; Zehr (Schultz), Marilyn Ruth
  • Week Three Thoughts
  • Vacation Time
  • Outstanding Piano Student 2020
  • The Old Gazettes
  • Ana’s Kitchen
  • Indispensable Pharmacy Staff
  • The Garden Gate
  • The Current State of Travel
  • Municipalities to have say over Landfill Locations
  • Township COVID-19 Update
  • New Hand Washing Stations
  • Yates Excelling in Online Karate Tournaments
  • Funding Support for Farmers
  • Pandemic expected to increase need for School Supplies

INVESTED IN RETIREMENT: Valerie Smith retired from Raymer Financial in Tavistock on June 26th after 19 years of service. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.

This week’s edition includes:

  • INVESTED IN RETIREMENT: Valerie Smith
  • Social Distance Cruise Night in Tavistock
  • Pastor Ponderings
  • Comet Neowise
  • Elizabeth Bruce leads Ontario Junior Farmers
  • Chose to Stay Through Pandemic
  • The Old Gazettes
  • What’s in a Street Name?
  • Beatrice Yungblut Celebrates 104 Years
  • HPPH Issues Instructions on Face Coverings in Commercial Establishments
  • Optimist Friday Night Fries
  • It’s Been Weird to Meet You, v5
  • Council Hears Monthly Reports
  • Dreaming of the Next Vacation; Travel
  • Fire Department to Resume Training

An index of the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, July 8, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

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FRONTLINE FAMILY: The McNab-Shewchuk frontline workers, left to right, Madison, Mandy, Chris and Brooklyn. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.


This week’s edition includes:

  • FRONTLINE FAMILY: The McNab-Shewchucks
  • Canada Day Celebrations
  • The Departed: Austin Herman, John Innes
  • What’s In A Street Name
  • Delivering high speed internet to more people in southwestern Ontario
  • Library Curbside Pick-up
  • Trip Down Memory Lane: Optimist Park June 24, 1987
  • Some Extra Colour; Gazette
  • Uturn Ranch marks 15th Anniversary Year
  • Birth: Colin Jackman
  • Ruth Wettlaufer turns 104
  • Optimist Friday Night Fries
  • It’s Been Weird to Meet You, v4
  • Meet the New Team Members; Gazette
  • Ontario as a Destination; Travel
  • Maria Street Construction
  • Travel Talk in Tavistock

An index of the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, July 1, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

TURNING THE PAGE: Stewart Grant of St. Marys is the new owner and publisher of the Tavistock Gazette effective July 1, 2020. For the whole story, pick up a copy of the newspaper or subscribe to either our print or online edition for only $47.00/year.


This week’s edition includes:

  • TURNING THE PAGE: Stewart Grant, Gazette Owner/Publisher
  • Editorial: The Story Stays The Same (Stewart Grant)
  • Letter: Beyond Words (Lesli Spylo)
  • Ministerial: Disciples go to every house (Rev. Mary Boland)
  • 104th Birthday: Beatrice Yungblut
  • The Departed: Dennis Bean
  • What’s in a Street Name? Part 14
  • 25th Anniversary: Chris and Kari Holdsworth
  • Pre-School Graduation 2020
  • Looking to Canada Day 2021: Amy Bender
  • TPS Graduating Class 2020
  • Inline Fence at Premier
  • Keep It Weird: Michael Cruickshank
  • Hickson School’s ‘MUsic Queen’: Susan Barta Retires
  • Hickson Students: Drive-By Grads
  • Ag Society Pizza Fundraiser

An index of the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, June 24, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

Photo by Bill Gladding / Tavistock Gazette

FROM PUPILS TO POTTERY: Mrs. Mancy Marenger has retired from Tavistock Public School after 15 years teaching in the village.


This week’s edition includes:

  • FROM PUPILS TO POTTERY: Nancy Marenger, Retired TPS Teacher
  • Guest Column: ‘Weird to meet you 2.0’ by Michael Cruickshank
  • Lagoon Project Halted
  • Birth: Henry Trachsel
  • 104th Birthday: Ruth Wettlaufer
  • Graduation: Maddy Zehr
  • What’s in a Street Name? Part 13
  • 2020 Fall Fair Postponement
  • Hang Tight – Together (Noble North)
  • Driving Essential Services (Schultz Auto)
  • Les Dionnes Dansantes
  • Hickson Speed Limit Remains
  • Ontario investing $4.3M in local Hospital Care
  • Lagoon: Open Letter to County Staff
  • Oxford Dump Protestors in Town
  • OPP Charge Individual with Child Sex Offences
  • Park Facility Update
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Lassie Girls Win Weekend Tournament (1993)

An index of the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, June 17, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

Photo by Bill Gladding

ATTITUDE IS GRATITUDE: Don Junker has retired after 44 years with Oxford Milkway.


This week’s edition includes:

  • ATTITUDE IS GRATITUDE: Don Junker, Retired
  • Guest Column: ‘It’s been weird to meet you’ by Michael Cruickshank
  • Tribute to a Trombone Trio: Pastor Will Kramer
  • Birth: Kasper Rodney Carman Steckly
  • 50th Anniversary: Ken and Karen Brenneman
  • The Class of 2020: Ryan Ziegler, W-O
  • What’s in a Street Name? Part 12
  • Garden Grows Brick By Brick: Nancy and Mike Glaab
  • Chamber Beautifies Downtown
  • Tavistock Minor Ball Season Cancelled
  • Surplus Food Rescue Program
  • Mutual Insurance Goals: Donate to TAP
  • A Proud Graduate: Kindergarten student Alexis Murray
  • See You In September: Crossing Guard Greetings
  • Lagoon Upgrade Stinks
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Squirts win New Hamburg Tournament (1984)

An index of the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, June 10, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

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AN HONOUR TO SERVE: Tavistock resident and Kitchener firefighter Dave Bowman says about COVID-19, “It’s definitely changed the way we work!”


This week’s edition includes:

  • AN HONOUR TO SERVE: Dave Bowman, Kitchener Firefighter
  • A Message of Unity and Optimism: Rev. Mary Boland
  • Sprucedale School Report: Principal Don Rauser
  • Mask donations accepted: Grace Church
  • Ice Cream at D&D Café
  • MCC Donut Day: No Business Like Dough Business
  • Profits from Plant Sale for MCC 100th
  • What’s in a Street Name? Part 11
  • Letter: Oxford County recommends 60km/h speed limit in Hickson
  • Annie Rowland’s ‘Swede’ Life
  • NEH Tractor Breakfast Club Caravan
  • TPS students collect belongings
  • Community 4-H Club to ‘Relay at Home’
  • Community 4-H: Masks, Grapes and Rhubarb
  • In Tandem for MCC Releif: Rick and Louise Cober Bauman
  • Tavistock Skating Club Update
  • Hockey Canada Release: Return to Hockey
  • Community 4-H Club 2nd meeting report
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Optimist Bike Rodeo Draw Winners (1995)

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, June 3, 2020. For colour prints, please contact the Gazette at tavistockgazette@rogers.com or call 519-655-2341. (Sorry, we cannot make prints of contributed photos).

This week’s edition includes:

  • THE BUTCHER & HIS WIFE: Bob and Sherri Jantzi
  • Tavistock Dental Office ready for patients
  • Looking for ways to get more “green” (Pastor Jim Brown)
  • Library Fire Department Challenge
  • Pastor walks for MCC Relief
  • 55th Anniversary: Bill and Fran Eekhof
  • 60th Anniversary: Ralph and Irene Baker
  • What’s in a Street Name? Part 10
  • Students face new reality: Harvey Family
  • Royals/Minor Hockey host successful bottle drive
  • Royals plan 2020-2021 Season
  • Oak Manor: Baking Organically
  • Ingersoll Pipe Band entertains
  • School: Pickup of personal items to begin
  • EZT Council to meet in Innerkip
  • Tavistock Tornadoes Soccer Cancelled
  • Hortees planting it forward
  • Prayer Garden birdhouses installed
  • Schools support Pride Month
  • ICC Wellness Column: Being Home (Amy Krug)
  • OPP: Truck, trailer stolen
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Field Day draws 125 competitors (1984)