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TUESDAY, Aug. 29/17



*THEAYLMERNEWS will publish again Tues, Sept. 5



OBITUARY – Prokop, Ronald ‘Skip’ of Aylmer passed away Wednesday in his 74th year. Survivors: wife Tracy (Beauvais) Prokop; three children, two stepchildren etc… He was the founder and driving force behind the internationally acclaimed group “Lighthouse.” Visitation at the HA Kebbel Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at the Aylmer Missionary Church on Wednesday at 1 pm. 





-Sept. 16 – Aylmer, Bayham host DOORS OPEN





-Mayo, Kenneth (Ken) Eugene of Walsingham passed away August 10, aged 74. Survivors – wife Betty; three children including Trudy (Wilf Hiemstra), Aylmer etc.. The funeral was held August 15; arrangements with the Verhoeve Funeral Home Tillsonburg.


-Tenk, Fred of RR2, Aylmer passed away Saturday in his 68th year. Survivors: wife Roberta (Lindsay) Tenk; six children including Matthew Tenk(Marcie) of Springfield etc.. He was born in the Netherlands. A graveside funeral service will be held at the Springfield Cemetery on Wednesday at 1 pm. Arrangements with the HA Kebbel Funeral Home.


-Herron, Ross Stanley of Aylmer passed away Friday, aged 67. Survivors: wife Deb (Kershaw) Herron; two children etc… Ross was a sales Representative with GESCO Floor Coverings, Toronto for 30 years. Visitation at the HA Kebbel Funeral Home Tuesday 2-4 and 7-9 pm. The funeral service will be held at St. Paul’s United Church on Wednesday at 10 am.





(Information from Chief Randy White)

Aug 14 Station 1 Port Burwell, medical assist on McQuiggan Line

Aug 16 Station 1 Port Burwell, medical assist in the Provincial Park

Aug 16 both stations called to a grass fire on Carson Line

Aug 19 both stations to a vehicle fire on Lamers Rd

Aug 20 both stations to a single vehicle accident on Plank Rd.

Aug 23, both stations responded to a single vehicle rollover on Heritage Line.

Aug 24, Station 2 Straffordville called to a medical assist on Plank Rd.





(Contributed) – The Catfish Creek Conservation Authority (CCCA) is issuing a Level I Low Water Condition today. A 10% voluntary reduction in water use is being advised to ensure that there remains an adequate supply for essential uses and to sustain aquatic life. Reducing residential non-essential water use and utilization of Best Management Practices, Irrigation Management is recommended to help lessen the impact on water resources. As a reminder, if landowners take water (>50,000L) from either surface water or groundwater sources (sand points, wells, pumping directly from the streams or ponds) to irrigate; they are at all times required to obtain a permit from the Ministry of the Environment.





– August 16, 2017, Station #4, Belmont Road, Medical Assist

– August 17, 2017, Station #1, Nova Scotia Line, Medical Assist

– August 18, 2017, Station #1, Jamestown Line, Medical Assist

– August 18, 2017, Station #2, Springwater Road, Medical Assist

– August 19, 2017, Station #2, Glencolin Line, Medical Assist

– August 19, 2017, Station #2, Springwater Road, Medical Assist

– August 20, 2017, Station #3, Springfield Road, Medical Assist

– August 20, 2017, Station #3, Imperial Road, Medical Assist

– August 20, 2017, Station #2, Glencolin Line, Medical Assist

– August 20, 2017, Station #2, Talbot Line, Gas Leak





(SPRINGFIELD) – – Elgin OPP are investigating a stolen vehicle near here. Police were contacted when a 2002 Beige Chevy Tahoe was stolen from a residence on Century Line between Whittaker Road and Newell Road. The theft occurred sometime overnight Sunday. The vehicle had an Ontario licence plate of BZHC401 with Chrome push bar surrounding the front grill, Off road tires, Tinted rear windows, and a union operators decal on the back window.





(Contributed) – Aylmer and Bayham will participate in Doors Open East Elgin events on Saturday September 16 from 10 am to 4. Aylmer locations include the following: Aylmer Optimist Club, 30 Queen Street South – There will be an archive display by long time member John Weber, videos of some events the Club supports and/or participates in, and you can tour the club house; Aylmer Police Station – They will showcase current police technologies and services. A K9 officer from the Ontario Provincial Police and a rollover simulator display will also be available; Aylmer Old Town Theatre and Library – Learn more about the history of Aylmer, Stop in and see John A. Macdonald and Pauline Johnson speak on stage in the Opera House. The Aylmer Heritage Committee and the Aylmer-Malahide Museum and Archives are partnering to provide information on the designated and listed properties in Aylmer, as well as provide resources for you to find information about your own property. View the display Then and Now which contrasts what Aylmer looks like today to what it has looked like over the past 150 years. (Bayham sites, next week)





(From the OPP/AUGUST 14) – A 22 year old Belmont woman has been charged after a vehicle was clocked in London traveling 175 km/hr in a 60 km/hr zone. The OPP say on Monday around 12:30pm officers pulled the red Nissan Altima over in the westbound lanes of Manning Dr. after it was spotted traveling at the high rate of speed. The driver told the officer she was late for work. The woman is now charged with racing a motor vehicle. Her vehicle was seized for seven days and her driver’s licence was suspended for seven days.




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