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Local kickboxer a provincial champion at the age of 10

Troy Shantz When Kylee Somerville’s parents asked if she wanted to try kickboxing three years ago, she was confused. “She said, ‘What’s kickboxing? You kick a box?” father Jesse Somerville recalled with a laugh. Today, the 10-year-old is dominating her weight class and last month won a provincial championship, defeating an Oshawa fighter on points… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Sarnia pediatrician charged with indecent assault

Troy Shantz & George Mathewson Sarnia Police have charged a city pediatrician with one counts of an indecent assault on a female. Dr. Kunwar Singh, 76, was arrested Dec. 5 after appearing at Sarnia Police headquarters. He was subsequently released and is scheduled to appear in court Jan. 8. Police said the alleged offence occurred… Read more »

Remodeled Starlight Casino sports a dash of Vegas pizzazz

Cathy Dobson It feels as though the $26 million invested by a private operator has virtually rebuilt the 18-year-old casino on Point Edward’s waterfront. It has certainly brought a touch of Vegas to a gaming facility that was looking a bit tired when run by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). Gateway Casinos & Entertainment,… Read more »

Demonstrators protest cuts to French-language services

Journal Staff More than 100 local francophones and supporters protested Premier Doug Ford’s decision to cut French-language services with a peaceful rally Saturday. Those gathered outside the office of Sarnia-Lambton MPP Bob Bailey are upset by Ontario’s decision to eliminate a planned French-language university and the independent office of the French-language commissioner. “The francophone community… Read more »

Pro racer Thompson claims $100,000 Triple Crown prize

Troy Shantz Local motocross racer Cole Thompson emerged victorious at the Rockstar Energy Triple Crown Series, but it might have cost him a friendship in the process. The cross-Canada dirt bike series ended in Hamilton on Nov. 17 when Thompson finished ahead of five-time Canadian champion and friend Colton Facciotti in the overall point standings…. Read more »