Summer Company

With the help of Summer Company, a provincial government program designed to help students go into business for themselves, 16-year-old Carly Henderson of Stirling bought The Scoop ice cream stand and has made a success of her business.

Suspect sketch

Northumberland OPP released this sketch of the suspect believed to have robbed the Mr. Convenience store in Colborne Aug. 22. He is considered armed and dangerous. Anyone who spots him is asked to call 9-1-1.

Silver medals

Silver champions, Ivanhoe Storm, gathered for a photo in Conception Bay South, Newfoundland after a successful series playoff for the 2016 U16 Boys Eastern Canadian Softball Championships.

Ball drop

Tweed Lions Club members watch as a front-end loader driven by Jack Gorman, owner of Poplars Golf Course, drops almost 500 balls onto a putting green in a novel and successful Lions fundraising event. First, second and third cash prizes were awarded for the first three balls in the hole or closest to it.

Missing swimmer

Emergency rescue personnel await the results of a search by OPP Marine and Search and Recovery Units for a 21-year-old male who disappeared while swimming about 4 p.m. on Sunday as a thunderstorm was approaching and the beach was closed.

Queensborough

Barb Ramsay, (l) is a long-time Queensborough volunteer helping at the Queensborough booth at the Plowing Match. Susanna and Stephanie Sims have been organizing the Queensborough summer youth programs at the community centre.

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