Barrie Central Collegiate supporters attended a business and facilities standing committee meeting of the Simcoe County District School Board on Wednesday night. IAN MCINROY/BARRIE EXAMINER

Central motions sunk: UPDATE

Barrie Central Collegiate supporters attended a business and facilities standing committee meeting of the Simcoe County District School Board on Wedne

SUBMITTED PHOTO Margaret Cole is pictured during a police interview. The Washago woman was found guilty Thursday of the first-degree murder of Richard Humble, 82, also of Washago. Cole was a caregiver and was accused of forging Humble’s will, then drugging him, then setting fire to his house.

Jury finds Cole guilty of murder

Richard Humble, 82, was a proud, sprightly, independent man. He loved his quiet home, he loved nature, and the retired engineer was enjoying his peace

Colts blasted in Erie

Connor McDavid scored twice and added three assists as his Erie Otters walked over the Barrie Colts on Wednesday night with a 10-5 win.

A Windsor man was struck and killed while walking along Highway 11 south of Bradford early Thursday morning. PAUL NOVOSAD PHOTO

Windsor man killed by car

BRADFORD — A pedestrian was struck and killed while walking along Highway 11 south of Bradford early Thursday morning.

Pet threatened

MIDLAND – A local man fled on a snowmobile after a woman was assaulted and her pet threatened Wednesday.

Marie 'Tonie' Farrell sits in her mother’s Orillia home where she now lives because she can’t work after suffering injuries from being beaten by an OPP officer. In the background is her son, R.J. Farrell, who bought her a silver-plated gavel with the words Not Guilty engraved on it. Tracy McLaughlin Photo

‘Why did it take so long?’

The province’s police watchdog has announced it will reopen the investigation of an OPP officer who a judge said caused “catastrophic injuries” to an Orillia woman who was only trying to help.

     

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