Archive - Aug 10, 2011
The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry and Minister of State (Agriculture) and Member of Parliament (MĂ©gantic-L'Ă‰rable), on behalf of the Honourable Bal Gosal, Minister of State (Sport), today announced Government of Canada funding for Swimming Canada to host the FINA 10 km Marathon Swimming World Cup 2011.
It is with enthusiasm that the football team from Massey-Vanier began its activities for the 2011 season. The next season will be with a lot of novelty and changes. First, for the first time in more than 40 years, the two schools united in a common sports team. Indeed, students from Massey-Vanier High School will join students from Ă‰cole secondaire Massey-Vanier to form the 2011 football team.
The summer holidays got a little bit better for the Champlain Lennoxville Cougarsâ€™ star receiver JoĂ«l Zoungrana, as he was offered a full athletic scholarship to attend Boston College, a Division I school, starting in the fall of 2012.
This news comes shortly after the announcement that he would be the recipient of the Alouettes Athletic Excellence bursary.
On Sunday, July 31, the Peruvian families of the Eastern Townships and friends gathered at camp Aux Berges Dominique Savio in Ste-Catherine-de-Hatley in order to celebrate the national holiday of Peru. The colourful event was organized by the Peruvian Association of the Townships (EPA), which represents about sixty families. In this photo taken from the event is Mrs. Lucy Camacho Bueno, Deputy Council General of Peru in Montreal, Pierre-Luc Dusseault, MP for Sherbrooke, Javier Melgarejo, President of the Peruvian Association of the Eastern Townships and the Vice-President Claudia Velez.
It has been 27 years since there have been any major upgrades at the oldest burying grounds in Inverness, but at their august meeting, the Boutelles Cemetery Committee decided it was high time to beautify the grounds.
Janet Dempsey says she definitely has a â€śsoft spotâ€ť for the cemetery on Route Dublin that she and her husband Raymond, the caretaker, have maintained over the years.
It has now been one week since the unfortunate day camp accident in Bromptonville during which a total of 59 people, many of them children, were sent to the hospital suffering from injuries related to the hayride accident.
The pastor of the Evangelical Baptist Church of Lennoxville, Mario Roy, held a press conference the day following the accident at which he seemed emotionally overwhelmed, distraught and mostly worried for those affected in the accident.
Sherbrooke Police are seeking the publicâ€™s help in identifying a shoplifting suspect.
On the morning of July 13, a man tried to walk out of RĂ©no-DĂ©pĂ´t on Jean-Paul Perrault Street with nearly $2,000 worth of merchandise without paying for it. When store employees began to approach the man outdoors he fled the scene.
See the full story in The Record Thursday
The body of the Magog man missing since Monday was found Wednesday by search crews at Lake Memphremagog.
Details in The Record Thursday