July 6th, 2014
Born in 1933, John Mayall, sometimes called the Godfather of British Blues, is going on 81 years old. Before he gets to his 81st birthday, however, the Officer of the Order of the British Empire has 65 stops to make on a tour that takes him across Canada, the United States, Britain, and several other parts of Europe, one of which lands him at Sherbrookeâs Granada Theatre as a part of the Sherblues and Folk Festival. Now roughly fifty years into his professional career, Mayall shows no signs of slowing down, having just released a new album, A Special Life, last month.
The large brick tower at the intersection of highways 143 and 141, a landmark familiar to residents in the area, was torn down on Friday.
The tower, built by Hydro-Quebec in 1929, was a surge chamber. Its purpose was to control the water pressure headed to the turbine. When the pressure was too great, water would be diverted to the tower, climbing in a vertical wave and slowing momentum.
The North Hatley Golf Club has organized an exclusive course to accommodate young golfers in their development. The âfirst drive,â is a 9 holes experience specifically oriented to fledging golfers. Club Manager Louis Grenier and Superintendent Tony Card have collaborated to initiate a unique concept that acknowledges the discrepancies in the abilities of practiced and novice golfers.
Eileen Mary Lillian Theresa Haddon, nÃ©e George. Terry was born in London, England on September 29, 1923 and arrived in Canada as a War Bride in 1946. Terry passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014 surrounded by love.
Vivian (Cass) Stuart passed away peacefully in her sleep on July 2, 2014 at the Long Care Unit Centre in Magog.
Lennoxville and District Community Aid is now established in its new home and is already back at work serving its clientele. The announcement was made at a grand opening and ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday afternoon at the organizationâs new headquarters, situated in suite 104 of the building at 164 Queen Street.
Lac-MÃ©gantic, this weekend wears two faces. One looks back at that tragic train accident and oil explosion that cost the lives of 47 friends and family members, just one year ago July 6. The other looks forward to reconstruction, and some way of grasping hold of life again, although forever changed.
In its 39th annual edition, 33 men and women teams from across North America have registered to participate in the annual Vacances Transat Pif Classic slo-pitch tournament. The novel affiliation of the American USSSA contingent to the contest bracket has led to significant enhancement in the quality of play and entertainment.
âThe Pif is more vibrant than ever,â said event president Marco Leclerc.
A component failure forced the pilot of a small plane to make an emergency landing Thursday morning in Brigham, with no injuries to the two occupants.
The aircraft was flying over the area when a problem occurred at about 10:30. âA component of the aircraft overheated,â said SQ Estrie spokesperson Sgt. AurÃ©lie Guindon. âThe pilot decided to try to land on a road, but the plane lurched slightly into a field after landing. This was an emergency landing, not a plane crash.â The landing rook place on Brigham Road near Ch. CurÃ©-Godbout in Brigham.
âSuccess isnât contingent on what anyone else does. Success is based entirely on how you feel about yourself. Thatâs where drive and attitude develops.â
-- Doug Milne â Communications Manager
for the PGA Tour
In an exclusive interview for The Record, Milne shares his thoughts on measuring oneâs successes. Here is Milneâs compelling story is in his own words:
As I reach the halfway point in the year, there are a few highlights Iâd like to quickly reflect upon. My reason for doing so is not to boast of the things Iâve done, but to point out the things anyone can do.