40 YEARS AGO
The district law committee were asked to consider allowing clubs such as football and hockey clubs to take collections at their matches. A by-law existed prohibiting the taking of collections at matches in recreation areas and at a meeting of the leisure and recreation committee councillor Gordon Marshall called for the by-law to be scrapped.
Marrying the girl next door was always considered one of the most romantic ideals. But it happened at Westwood Parish Church when William Hunter and Sheena McIntyre from The Murray tied the knot.
The first EK Schools ’Festival week proved a big hit with parents and townsfolk alike.