15 YEARS AGO – JANUARY 9, 2002
- The Wiarton Hospital’s First baby of the year arrived Wednesday, January 2 at 1:55 a.m. Little Anna Susan weighed in at 6.6 lbs and is the first girl in the family in 23 years. Proud parents are Susan and Jake Forrest of RR3 Hepworth.
- The 2002 Big Chill New Years Scuba for Cancer at Colpoys Bay raised just over $9,500 for the Canadian Cancer Society. Fifty divers participated in the Jan. 1 event, more than double last year’s 19 divers, who raised just under $3,200 in 2001.
- Canada Post, through the sales of Hallmark Christmas Ornaments was able to donate $450 to the local Salvation Army in the form of 12 gift certificates worth $40 to buy boots for needy children.