• Karl Gross, left, and Dave Cummings, right, kneel in front of each of their Piper Pawnee model planes, which flew during the Chatham Warbirds and Classics show at the Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport on Saturday, July 20, 2013.

    Warbirds return to C-K Airport July 19, 20

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    Karl Gross, left, and Dave Cummings, right, kneel in front of each of their Piper Pawnee model planes, which flew during the Chatham Warbirds and Classics show at the Chatham-Kent Municipal Airport on Saturday, July 20, 2013. The Chatham Aeronauts will host...

  • Doug Robbins of Maple City Mile and Michael Bondy of Bondy's Dry Cleaners show off a couple of pairs of shoes donated to Going the Extra Mile, a program that helps get gently worn shoes to those in need in Chatham.

    Maple City Mile members are Going the Extra Mile

    Jul 10 • 112 Views • No Comments

    A local running group has started a shoe recycling program. Maple City Mile created Going the Extra Mile, where runners can bring in gently worn shoes to be cleaned and given out to people in need. Runners can drop shoes off at Bondy’s Dry Cleaners, said...

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    Pot stops

    Jul 10 • 144 Views • No Comments

    A traffic stop and a RIDE check recently kept the local OPP busy pulling pot from vehicles. According to the Chatham-Kent OPP, an officer pulled over a speeder on Highway 401 Wednesday night about 8 p.m., and noticed an open alcoholic beverage upon...

  • A paramedic and students working alongside emergency personnel tend to Sarina LeBlanc, a mock accident victim of was to have suffered a compound fracture of her forearm and was knocked unconscious. The scenario involved a car running into the bleachers at a ball field.

    Local students exposed to various health-care professions

    Jul 10 • 49 Views • No Comments

    Participants in a mock accident Thursday in Chatham received a first-hand experience of a serious accident, minus the pain. For Blenheim’s Erin McEachran, it was actually a no-hand experience, as she played the role of a victim who had her hand amputated as...

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Text art

Jul 9 • 81 Views • No Comments

The Thames Art Gallery wants to get a text message from you! Well, they actually ask artists to submit text art for display at a community arts initiative at the...

Mitchell's Bay resident Barb Smith shows off her new book, "The Healing Power of Dreams."

‘The Healing Power of Dreams’

Mitchell’s Bay resident Barb Smith shows off her new book, “The Healing Power of Dreams.” Mitchell’s Bay’s Barb Smith...

Jun 25 • 352 Views

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PURE Academy pursues government funding to help develop its students

In a move designed to save money and forget about profit taking, a local dance studio went non-profit beginning June 1. Kent Willmore, one...

Jun 24 • 239 Views

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Dance workshop featured ‘Next Step’ stars

Emma Jacques, 8, from the Cat’s Meow Dance Education Centre in Amherstburg, got her chance to pose with some of the cast from the hit...

Jun 24 • 441 Views

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Donation to Soup to Go

Jul 10 • 34 Views • No Comments

A cold plate luncheon put on by Harold and Fran Baughman recently resulted in a $1,000 donation to St. Andrew’s United Church, specifically to its Soup to Go Program....

Ramy Boujawdeh, left, is returning to his native Lebanon in the near future. He’s handing the reins for overseeing operations of the John D. Bradley Convention Centre to Andy Davidson.

C-K must learn to believe in itself

Ramy Boujawdeh, left, is returning to his native Lebanon in the near future. He’s handing the reins for overseeing...

Jul 10 • 243 Views

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Entrants sought for Queen of the Furrow

The Chatham-Kent Queen of the Furrow Competition will be held at the Chatham-Kent Plowing Match on Aug. 9 in Dover...

Jul 9 • 69 Views

Jeff Shaw, manager of sales and marketing for Dowler-Karn, left; and Bob Boyd, general manager; hand over a cheque for $2,000 to Barb Noorenberghe of the Foundation of Chatham-Kent Health Alliance.

BBQ Build-Off raised more than $2K

  The Foundation of the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance saw its urgent needs campaign benefit from $2,500 in...

Jul 8 • 85 Views

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Voice celebrates first anniversary

Jul 9 • 135 Views • No Comments

  One year ago, we printed the first Chatham Voice. We launched the business based on what we saw as the need for a newspaper with the community’s needs in mind....

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Take a walk on the sunny side

Warm weather and sunny skies provided the perfect shopping backdrop to this year’s Downtown Chatham Sidewalk Sales on Friday and...

Jul 8 • 50 Views

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Digital seminars slated for July 31

If you want to become more organized and contribute to a worthy cause, the Retro suites is the place to be July 31. Leadwave Technologies...

Jul 1 • 134 Views

Sidewalk sale in Chatham this weekend

Downtown Chatham plays host to its annual Sidewalk Sale this Friday and Saturday, coinciding with RibFest. King Street will be closed to...

Jul 1 • 165 Views

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Ridgetown's Crawford McKinlay follows through on a shot with one of his irons on the Jamieson Junior Golf Tour. (Photo by Glenn Gervais)

Jamieson tour about opportunity

Jul 8 • 90 Views • No Comments

Ridgetown’s Crawford McKinlay follows through on a shot with one of his irons on the Jamieson Junior Golf Tour. (Photo by Glenn Gervais) Canada is a winter sports...

Jesse “The Ghost” Gross of Wallaceburg, seen here during the Pro Fighting Series III in Sarnia in June, could soon be hanging up his MMA gloves. Photo by (Jeff McCoy/Kaoss Studios)

Gross’s passion still burns for MMA competition

Nicknamed “The Ghost,” Wallaceburg’s Jesse Gross has come back from the proverbial dead several times already in...

Jul 1 • 117 Views

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Learning from legends

Former Toronto Blue Jays reliever Duane Ward talks pitching with a group of young players during the two-day Blue Jays...

Jul 1 • 130 Views

Jake Hooker, 13, is making the transition from go-kart to stock car as he is now racing at South Buxton Speedway, the same place his dad, Kirk, spent so many Saturday nights earning checkered flags.

Racing is in Jake Hooker’s DNA

Jake Hooker, 13, is making the transition from go-kart to stock car as he is now racing at South Buxton Speedway, the...

Jun 26 • 335 Views

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