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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, August 21, 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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FLIT, FLAP & FLUTTER to the FALL FAIR: Agricultural Society President Julie Kimpel promoting the fair theme: Butterflies.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Julie Kimpel: Tavistock Ag Society President
  • OPP urges drivers to ‘stop, look and look again’
  • Ice Cream Party ends summer programming at the Library
  • Township Waste Depot is busy
  • Chamber Annual Meeting and Golf Tournament
  • Natural World “Sky Theme” at the Library
  • Birth: Mateo Rafael Roman Reyes
  • Forthcoming Marriage: Tara Otto and Stephen Parker
  • Playground equipment vandalized
  • Mad Science: Creepy Crawlers at the Library
  • Four vie for Fair Ambassador title
  • EZT Public Works Report
  • Community Vacation Bible School – ROAR
  • Optimists donate $500 to 4-H Club
  • Midget Girls are champions
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane – 150th Anniversary
  • … Optimist Club wins bed races – August 5, 1998

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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, August 14, 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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WHERE GOD LEADS: Josh Penfold – local musician, singer/songwriter, lay minister and support worker.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Josh Penfold: Where God Leads
  • EZT Council: Township Trust Funds established
  • T.A.P. Zehr Insurance gets $5,000 from Intact
  • Oxford 4-H going for the gold
  • Bauman’s celebrate 91 years
  • Ecumenical Service: Together we breathe deeply
  • Birth: Ryker Thomas Habsch
  • Verna Herold: 95th Birthday
  • Lichtis: Trip to Winnipeg
  • Brocksden Country School Museum: Back to school
  • Tavistock Library: Into the ocean
  • Historical Society: Post Office sign revived
  • Bob Zehr watering hanging flower pots
  • Oxford Cattlemen’s 55th Beef BBQ a success
  • Aroung the Globe: Gummersons in Poland
  • Reid Forthuber: Joins Ontario Rugby Squad
  • Race event rescheduled to September 15th
  • Mite Boys are Perth County League Champs

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, August 7, 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 FAMILY OF PHARMACY: Beth Schell, Tavistock IDA Pharmacy manager.


Other stories in this week’s edition:
• Letter: T.A.P. continues to evolve
• Tavistock Ball Teams earn medals
• Letter: Ag Society looking for a new Fall Fair Grounds Manager
• Letter: Shopper says thanks to good samaritans
• Braemar W.I. hosts Sewing Bee
• Birth: Evelyn Christina Yantzi
• The Departed: Alma Wilkerson
• Maples residents slide into summer
• Three sent ot hospital after collision at Punkeydoodles
• Motor vehicle collision in Perth East
• A blooming surprise: Reta Schumm
• Car Show raises $2,012 for T.A.P.
• Library Craft Club travels the world
• Optimists build shed for Soccer Club
• Uturn Ranch: Farm, Friends, Faith & Fun
• 40th Anniversary for 1979 tornado

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, July 31, 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 RACE AGAINST THE CLOCK: Eli Tippmann of New Haven, Indiana competes in the Steer Wrestling competition at the Uturn Ranch Rawhide Pro Rodeo held this past weekend. Chase Lane Thrasher (left) is the hazer.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • 2nd Uturn Ranch Rawhide Pro Rodeo
  • Letter from Down Under: Ken Nicklas
  • The Departed: Della Neeb, Serena Hulley-Cook
  • peopleCare Campfire Night
  • Reptiles slither and step into Tavistock Library
  • Township of East Zorra-Tavistock: Development continues
  • Scotiabank supports local charities
  • Township Fire Dept. makes new appiintments
  • Letter: Thanks for brightening our town
  • Timbits Soccer season ends with Skills Night
  • Tavistock Tornadoes Soccer by the numbers
  • Coach Pitch team completes season
  • ‘Take me out to the ball game’ at Camp Alliwannado
  • Locals win stepdance titles at Bobcaygeon competition
  • Ontario improving internet/cell phone service in rural/remote communities

 

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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, July 24, 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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STUDENT AT D-DAY CEREMONY IN FRANCE: Austin Witter holds up a dog tag honouring John Robert Birss, a Canadian soldier who died during the Allied invasion of Normandy on D-Day, 75 years ago, June 6, 1944. 


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Student at D-Day ceremonies in France (Austin Witter)
  • Another PEI vacation: Exploring the Island
  • The Departed: Ryan Witmer, Wayne Krantz, Gretchen Walker, Michael Patterson
  • Graduation: Kayla Skubowius, DVM
  • Engagement: Shari Nash and Sandy Schultz
  • Locals propose Habitat for Humanity build project
  • SoilOptix receives Honourable Mention for Excellence in Agriculture
  • Men’s Club hosts Tractor Breakfast
  • Tavistock Girls teams heading to Grand Championship in August
  • School collects for Ronald McDonald House charity
  • Hill United wins Cephas Roth Tournament
  • Tavistock Hops qualify for Nationals
  • Gaga Ball Pit installed in Queen’s Park

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, July 3, 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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SWO OPEN FIDDLE AND STEPDANCE WINNERS: Winners of the 2019 Southwestern Ontario Open Fiddle and Stepdance Championship winners were, Open Stepdance Champion Maria Peppler of Orangeville and Open Fiddle Champion Kyle Burghout of Ottawa. 


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • SWO Open Fiddle and Stepdance Championships
  • A comment from the Gazette: What’s in a name?
  • Letter: Gladdings mark 50 years with Gazette
  • The Departed: Emerson Freeman
  • 103rd Birthday: Beatrice Yungblut
  • 51st Anniversary: Keith and Ruth Wagler
  • 50th Wedding Anniversary: Ron and Joyce Hill
  • Township Tax Rate will increase
  • Tavistock School: Graduates “making the days count”
  • Tavistock School 1994 Time Capsule uncovered
  • Theft of mini tractor is under investigation in Perth East
  • Gazette Around the Globe: Tatra Mountains, Poland (Lichti/Bechtel)
  • Gazette Around the Globe: Long Room, Dublin, Ireland (Linda Schwass)
  • Two Kitchener men die in Innerkip train/car crash
  • Optimist Bike Rodeo Winners
  • Tavistock School Primary Picnic
  • Correction: 4-H Cancer Relay

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, June 26, 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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HICKSON STAFF DUO RETIRES: Teacher John Kozak and school secretary Kathy Mogk started at Hickson in 1989, 1990 respectively. 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:

  • Hickson Staff Duo retires: John Kozak and Kathy Mogk
  • TPS Fitness Day kicks off awareness for Ronald McDonald House Run in September
  • Tavistock Ministerial: Love, Justice and Peace (Rev. Finch)
  • The Departed: Albert Wilker
  • Birth: Jolene Jane Herlick
  • Upcoming Marriage: Alanna Zehr and Jospeh Upfield
  • 103rd Birthday: Ruth Wettlaufer
  • Men’s Club: Oxford Milkway Transport history explained
  • Men’s Club holds June Meeting
  • Community Health Inc. continues fundraising drive
  • Ag Society plans another Soup Cookoff at Fall Fair
  • Tavistock School: Students host ‘Genius Fair’
  • Sprucedale Public School: Butterfly Garden officially opened
  • East Zorra-Tavistock Council approves applications
  • Tavistock Pre-School: Graduation ceremonies held
  • Rotary Club to mark 70 years with social on Sat., June 29th
  • peopleCare holds 6th annual Family Picnic
  • Hardeman hosts Strawberry Social
  • Optimist Steak Stag feeds 400
  • Gazette Around the Globe: Bartletts see Elton in Dublin
  • Students discover Harrington Mill and Pond
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane – February 9, 1994
    – Minor Hockey Parents Draw