The Barrie Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 147 made generous donations on Tuesday to two important local organizations. Legion past president Dick Howey, centre right, presented a $20,000 cheque to IOOF Senior Homes, represented by, from left, Stella Vilas, Deirdre Britton and CEO Doreen Saunders, and a $12,000 donation to St. John Ambulance, represented by Melanie Moore, at right, and branch manager Cathy Banting. The donations came from the legion's Poppy Fund. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Legion lends support

The Barrie Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 147 made generous donations on Tuesday to two important local organizations.

TRACY MCLAUGHLIN PHOTO Eyewitness Kelly Mortley leaves court, Tuesday, after reliving the brutal beating of Andrew Mixemong. Mortley can be heard on a 911 call frantically begging and pleading with two alleged killers to stop the beating.

Jury weeps with eyewitness

Weeping and wringing her hands on the witness stand, Tuesday, an eyewitness wept as she relived the “senseless” killing of an aboriginal man who was t

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Arson charge

NEW TECUMSETH – A man rescued from the basement of a burning home has been charged with arson by police.

Orillia resident Bryne Fournier is celebrating after discovering he won $200,000 playing the Instant $200 Million$ Extraordinaire game. OLG PHOTO

Orillia man wins $200,000

Orillia resident Bryne Fournier is celebrating after discovering he won $200,000 playing the Instant $200 Million$ Extraordinaire game.

Patrick Brown at a leadership debate. QMI FILE

Tories adding up the numbers

As the countdown begins for the next leader of the provincial Progressive Conservative Party, current federal Barrie MP Patrick Brown is ahead in the

     

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