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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

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, January 15, 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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THE JOURNEY BACK TO PRE-SCHOOL: Former student Sadie (Holtzworth) Harrett took over the directorship of Tavistock Little Pre-School in January. 


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • The Journey Back To Pre-School: Sadie (Holtzworth) Harrett
  • Honouring the Van Dijk’s
  • Great Winter Warm-Up for MCC
  • The Departed: Esther Schwass
  • Interfaith Counselling: Our Spirituality Gives Us Meaning
  • Birth: Georgia Mae Stemmler
  • High Noon Community Lunch: Entertainment ‘Accordion’ to Bob Heywood
  • Huntingford ACW December Meeting
  • Ontario investing $1M in Oxford Hospitals
  • TPS Chess Club puts students in the game
  • Council to discuss draft 2020 budget
  • Women’s Institute: Who was Anna P. Lewis?
  • Atom Reps win and tie
  • Atom LL start playoffs with 2-1 victory
  • Braves earn two 3-2 weekend wins
  • Royals win and lose
  • A Trip Down Memory Lane: Royals Fan Appreciation Night – January 11, 1995

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, January 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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STUDYING HUMAN HEALTH: Megan Shewfelt is studying to become a medical doctor after working more than five years in the public health sector. For the whole story, pick up a newspaper at your local Tavistock retailer or at the Gazette office – or better yet – subscribe for just $47.00 a year – and save $14.25 off the counter price.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Studying Human Health: Megan Shewfelt
  • Council considers variance
  • Princess Elizabeth W.I. ladies complete comforter for Ingamo
  • The Departed: Robert McArdle, Lloyd Rudisuela, Donald L. Roth, Millie Seegmiller
  • TPS students hold successful bottle drive
  • Letter from Ken Nicklas: Wildfires threaten Australian southeast
  • Tavistock Skating Club: Pop Concert
  • Santa visits The Maples
  • Minor Hockey Initiation Program
  • Free Public Skating
  • Trailers with seed cartridges stolen
  • Gazette Around the Globe: New Year’s Eve in Chicago
  • Atom LLs earn silver at St. Marys tournament
  • Braves add two more wins; lead division
  • Royals blanked by Ripley

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, January 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).

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HAVING THE DISCIPLINE TO SERVE: East Zorra-Tavistock Deputy Mayor Don Edmiston just wants to serve his community.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Having the Discipline to Serve: Deputy Mayor Don Edmiston
  • Council to consider new office
  • Tavistock Ministerial: Let the light of Christmas shine (Pastor Dale Finch)
  • The Departed: Barry Lupton, Edith Learn
  • Crossing Guard retires: Robert Brodrecht
  • Pie 4-H Project to start in January
  • Santa visits Pre-School
  • TPS students win medals in regional volleyball
  • TPS Salvation Army Food Drive
  • TPS Christmas Turkey Dinner
  • 2019 Synchro Competition Results
  • Hickson Lions: The Gifts of Christmas at peopleCare
  • Maples Home supports TPS Nutrition Program
  • peopleCare, Tavistock: Santa visits residents
  • TPS Bottle Drive Saturday
  • Men’s Club Year in Review: Good Works and Good Fellowship
  • Braves back in first place
  • Royals split holiday wins
  • Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps

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Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, December 18, 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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WALKING WHERE JESUS TROD: Linda and Steve Skinner stand at a gate in the City of Jerusalem overlooking a pathway where Jesus walked before His crucifixion. The couple spent two weeks in the Holy Land in November.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Walking Where Jesus Trod: Linda and Steve Skinner in the Holy Land
  • Tavistock Ministerial: Sharing the Christmas Message (Pastor Ray Martin)
  • TPS Grade 8 Bottle Drive set for January 4th
  • The Departed: Goldie Ferguson, Ruby Doering, Ken Yantzi, Al Grant, Ken Innes
  • TPS students host Holiday Extravaganza
  • Waterloo-Oxford Stage Band and Choir entertain at TPS
  • High Noon Christmas
  • Christmas Shop in Tavistock Winners
  • Tavistock Pre-School: Children retell old ukranian folktale
  • TPS Fire Prevention Week Colouring Contest Winners
  • TPS Tree of Warmth for T.A.P.
  • Local banks support T.A.P. Christmas Campaign
  • A look back: Letters from the Boys in Uniform (1944)
  • Royals denied in comeback
  • Braves split weekend wins
  • Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps

 

 

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, December 11, 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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MONSIEUR GREEN: Dan Green grew up in Tavistock and after teaching abroad has returned to teach French at Tavistock Public School. 


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Monsieur Green: Tavistock Public School French teacher
  • TPS Grade 8 Bottle Drive set for January 4th
  • Tavistock Chamber of Commerce: Christmas meeting
  • Fatal collision on 16th Line
  • The Departed: Stuart Bender
  • 9th Annual Spaghetti Dinner raises $3,650 for T.A.P.
  • Huntingford A.C.W. Meets
  • Wedding Announcement: Nolan & Allissa Steckly
  • Christmas Shop in Tavistock winners
  • Horticultural Society: Treats, Tunes and Trivia
  • Tavistock Team Unity hosts Gala
  • Tavistock Veterinarians: Current Concepts in Dairy Health
  • Hebron United Church: 11th Annual Cookie Walk
  • Royals dumps Drives 10-3
  • Braves douse Firebirds 6-2
  • Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, December 4, 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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CHRISTMAS CHARACTERS: Huddling together on the first place Tavistock Little Pre-School “Nutcracker” float in Saturday’s Tavistock Men’s Club Santa Claus Parade are, from the left, Nolan Lichti, Jenna Croft, and twins Liam Odette and Tom Odette.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

  • Christmas Characters: Men’s Club Santa Claus Parade
  • Grace United Church Christmas Shopping Day
  • Seniors enjoy shuffleboard
  • Authentic Unicorns creates 2020 calendar of Maples residents
  • The Departed: Doreen Patterson
  • Birthday: Dr. Kwon Kim, Alarik Spylo
  • Men’s CLub has a busy November
  • Fair contestant speaks to Men’s Club
  • Oxford OPP investigates serious collision
  • Tavistock School Grade 8 Curling complete
  • LEGO WeDo 2.0 Robotix at Tavistock School
  • DrumFIT at Tavistock School
  • Oxford County 4-H Classic Team wins Premier County Award
  • Hickson Explore 4-H Achievement Night
  • Princess Elizabeth W.I. ladies celebrate 72nd anniversary
  • EZT Council Nov. 20 meeting: Plow truck ordered
  • Crazy Sock Day at Tavistock School
  • Team Unity plans skating preview this Saturday
  • PeeWee Reps win Thanksgiving Classic hockey tournament in Illinois
  • Atom LL win Yeck Tournament in Embro
  • Midget Reps win Memorial Tourney in Paris
  • Royals edged in two home games
  • Braves add two more wins
  • Braves’ Carter Roth named PJHL Goalie of the Month
  • Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps, Atom LL, PeeWee Reps, Midget Reps

 

Photos by the Tavistock Gazette for Wednesday, November 27, 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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TOGETHER AS ONE: Bill and Fran Eekhof of Tavistock were both born in Eindhoven, The Netherlands. They came to Canada separately with family, were reunited in Montreal and were married in 1965.


Other stories in this week’s edition:

• Together As One: Bill and Fran Eekhof
• Ministerial Letter: Advent begins acknowledging Christ as King!
• Firefighters, Scotiabank supports Muscular Dystrophy research
• Scotiabank fundraiser Saturday
• Christmas Bazaar at The Maples
• The Departed: Francis “Frank” Heinbuch
• Men’s Club: Councillor Phil Schaefer gives his ‘Year in Review’
• Yantzi home destroyed by fire
• PeeWee Reps off to Illinois
• Royals Minor Hockey Night
• Braves double Woodstock; shut out Delhi
• Minor Hockey Reports – Atom Reps, Atom LL, PeeWee Reps
• Gazette Around the Globe: Skinners & Kropfs in Egypt