As you read this column week after week (after week), you must think to yourself, "How could it ever get better than this?" I don't know that even I have the answer to that question...
Ah, the illustrious and often overlooked event known as the Huron County Chaffing Match! While the Huron County Plowing Match might steal the limelight with its grand displays of precision furrow-making, the Chaffing Match...
It's almost impossible, if you follow current events, to ignore the history being made south of the border with the charging of a past-president Donald Trump with illegal attempts to keep the current President Joe Biden from taking the office in 2021.
Ladies and gentlemen, thrill-seekers of taste, and epicurean explorers, brace yourselves for a jaw-dropping journey into the elusive world of the Bugloni!
Uncertain about the actual meaning of the term civic, as in the Civic Holiday, which is this coming Monday, I looked up the term on the internet and found the definition, "strives to help foster the spirit of community among residents".
There is an old saying that, in springtime, a young man's fancy turns to love. In the Huron County of a few generations ago, that saying could have been that a young man's fancy turns to harvesting...
Growing up, I was raised Catholic. We didn't go to mass too often, but I did attend Catholic elementary school and high school. The one thing I took away from my years of studying Catholicism? Guilt!
Greetings, Earthlings and extraterrestrial enthusiasts! Today, we take you on a wild ride through the whimsical wonders of the universe as I, your intrepid columnist Scott Stephenson...
As this is written, early in the week, weather forecasters are predicting that by the time this paper is published, Ontario will be sizzling under a heat alert with high temperatures made worse by high humidity.
While many young men who grew up in Grey Township in the 1880s opted to follow in their fathers' footsteps and work the land, one of those lads chose a completely different path for his life.
We're not perfect here at The Citizen, but I think we can say with relative confidence that we do a pretty good job. We hear this from many readers and we always appreciate it. Too often, people only reach out to complain, not to compliment.
Hello, hi, and howdy, dear readers of The Chaff! Despite what the byline may say, it is me, Dervid Hamson, your temporary guide through this whirlwind of mayhem.
Once upon a time, through an organization I belonged to in Huron County, I was part of a small group that toured the Ontario Food Terminal, which most of us have whizzed by off the Gardiner Expressway in Toronto.
Well, my fellow peasants, how does it feel to be right smack-dab in the middle of a whole bunch of rich person stuff (if we were talking on the street, my dear readers, I might use a different "S" word)? Because that's exactly where we are.
Chaff hounds, houndstresses, houndsters, hounds-about-towns, houndymen, houndywomen, Houndy and the Houndersons, Houndiana Jones and the Temple of Hounds...
One of the fascinating and enjoyable things about living in our modern world is that with books, movies, computers and TV we can be entertained and gain knowledge in so many ways. I recently experienced that in both a book and movie.
As Tallulah has turned three, I've caught myself thinking a lot about time. That night (after she'd gone to sleep), I went to take pictures at the Hullett Central Public School graduation ceremony and that feeling hit me even harder.
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