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Wacky… But True, April 28th

Barack Obama took his first shot at his predecessor since inauguration day, lightly jabbing Donald Trump’s Twitter fingers. The diss came yesterday in New York City as the ex-prez was speaking to a crowd of A&E Network’s advertisers. While presidential

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In Theatres Today

It could be close, but “The Fate of the Furious” is expected to take the top spot at the box office again this weekend. Here’s whats new this weekend: • “The Circle” (PG-13) • “How to Be a Latin Lover”

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Surprising Link Between Road Rage And How Long You’ll Live

Think before you honk.  A new study says road rage and aggressive driving could have serious long-term health implications, and potentially cut your life short. The study was carried out by the University of The Sunshine Coast, putting subjects in

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Latest Local News Headlines, Provided By muskoka411.com, April 28th

April 26th at about 5:30 p.m., a Grey County OPP found a lone driver who had been drinking alcohol. A 70-year old man of the Municipality of Meaford, was charged with care and control of a motor vehicle while impaired

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Jewel Weather For Meaford & Southern Georgian Bay, April 28th

Today: Clearing. Winds becoming southwest at 20 km/h gusting to 40 near noon. A high of 17. The UV index 7 or high. Tonight: Increasing cloudiness. The chance of showers overnight. A low of plus 5. Tomorrow: Mainly cloudy. The

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Two unplated vehicles stolen from a rural property in Southgate

On April 26, 2017 at approximately 9:37 a.m., Grey County Ontario Provincial Police investigated the theft of two unplated pick-up trucks from a rural property on Southgate Rd. 9 between Southgate Sideroad 71 and Ida Street in the Township of

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Meaford man facing impaired charges after putting vehicle into ditch

On April 26, 2017 at approximately 5:34 p.m., a Grey County Ontario Provincial Police officer was on patrol when he came upon a 2005 Pontiac Montana van in the ditch on Grey Rd. 112 between 22 Sideroad and 25 Sideroad

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Severe thunderstorm warning in effect

Severe thunderstorm warning in effect for: Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Muskoka Barrie – Collingwood At 4:56 p.m. EDT, Environment Canada meteorologists are tracking a line of severe thunderstorms

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect

Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for: Bruce Peninsula – Sauble Beach – Tobermory Hanover – Dundalk – Southern Grey County Owen Sound – Blue Mountains – Northern Grey County Conditions are favourable for the development of severe thunderstorms that may

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Meaford Memorial Park Cleanup For Earth Week, Sunday, April 30th

Join the Meaford Independent in the annual clean-up of Meaford’s Memorial Park, 181 Grant Street, Meaford, on Sunday April 30th at 1pm sharp. Refreshments will be provided Rain date of Sunday May 7th Contact Stephen Vance at 226-662-2662 for more

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Celebrity Birthdays, April 27th

Born April 27th: Actress Anouk Aimee (of such films as Lola” and “A Man and a Woman”) is 75. Singer Cuba Gooding (lead singer of the Main Ingredient, notable for the single “Everybody Plays the Fool” and father of actor

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Events, April 27th

April 27th: 1965 – “Pampers” were patented by R.C. Duncan. 1967 – In Montreal, Prime Minister Lester Pearson lighted a flame to open Expo 67. (Image Courtesy of pinterest.com) 1981 – Ringo Starr and Barbara Bach were married in London.

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Wacky… But True, April 27th

Parents in Zimbabwe who cannot afford school fees can offer livestock such as goats or sheep as payment. The country’s education minister said that schools will have to show flexibility when it comes to demanding tuition fees from parents. If

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Instagram Reaches 700 Million Users

Instagram reached 700 million monthly active users this week. It reached 600 million members four months ago. The impressive statistic means Instagram has found a way to double its total user base in the last two years. (Image Courtesy of

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Why You’re Seeing So Much Beef Jerky Lately

Chips have long been a favorite snack for Americans, but they may be starting to lose their edge. A recent Nielsen study has found that sales of meat snacks, like jerky and convenience-packaged dry sausage sticks, has grown, while chip sales have

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