40 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 13, 1977
- The first baby born in the Bruce Peninsula and District Memorial Hospital this year was David Ashley Whicher. David was born last Sunday morning at 8:30 a.m. He weighed 6 lb. 4 oz. The proud parents are Nancy and Max Whicher of Wiarton.
- A Wiarton rink, consisting of Ray Marklevitz, skip, Bert Koeslag, vice, Jim Paton, second and Jack Hill, lead, are on a winning streak as they head into the Ontario Quarter final playdowns.
- Wiarton will soon have a Welcome Wagon Hostess, in the person of Phyllis Core, who lives at the Fish Hatchery. Mrs. Core is enthusiastic about taking on her new duties in March, when she will begin calling on new-comers, newly engaged girls, and new babies in the Wiarton area.
- The Rotary Clubs of the Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory, Lion’s Head, Wiarton, Hepworth and Shallow Lake are presently in the planning stages of “Snow-A-Rama ‘77”. Last year “SnowA-Rama” raised approximately $11,000.00 for crippled children.
- The Bruce Peninsula Planning Board decided to support local municipalities in their attempt to retain the CNR line between Park Head and Wiarton.