A 42 year old man from Deep River has sustained serious injuries after rolling his vehicle on Sunday, August 5th. Police say the collision occurred on Greenwood Road near Highway 17 in Whitewater Region Township at around 3:30 AM . The 4-door passenger vehicle was headed eastbound…when it left the roadway and ended up on its roof. As a result, the driver sustained serious injuries and was rushed to hospital. The investigation is ongoing and police believe alcohol may have been a factor.
Police have recovered the body of an 18 year old woman who drowned while swimming at Logos Land Resort near Cobden. Police discovered her in the water near the resort about 24hrs after the original call came in on Monday. reports said the woman was swimming with family members when she failed to surface – police have ruled out Foul play. Logo’s Land resort which was closed for the police investigation reopened today. The woman has been identified as Maria Pan-ed, of Ottawa.
The fire ban in the Township of Mississippi Mills has been partially lifted. The current risk level is now EXTREME RISK – SUPERVISED CAMPFIRES ONLY. Brush fires are still not permitted and any unauthorized burning will result in fines. They also remind residents that they must have an activated burn permit before burning. Residents in eligible areas can get a free permit online at mm.burnpermits.com or at the Almonte Fire Station or Municipal Office during regular business hours.
If you are a blood donor … and want to give the Gift of Life … you can do so next Tuesday at a blood donor clinic in Pembroke. If you are interested in rolling up your sleeve and making a donation … you can do so August 14th … from 1 to 4 … and again from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. … at the Germania Club. Officials from Canadian Blood Services say there is always a need for donations in the summer months. Drop-ins are accepted at the Pembroke clinic … but you are encouraged to make an appointment by visiting www.blood.ca
and in sports
The Stittsville 56ers and West Carleton Electric tied 5-5 in Greater Ottawa Fastball League action in Fitzroy Harbour on Tuesday night. Kyle Olson threw for the 56ers while Jeff Barber toed the rubber for Fitzroy. The visitors got out to a 2-0 lead after scoring single runs in the first and second innings. WC responded with four in the bottom of the second. The 56ers tied things up in the top of the sixth to make it 4-4. After two strikeouts, Luc D’Entremont doubled off the left field fence, and scored on Dan Jessiman’s homer. The Electric briefly took the lead in the bottom of the sixth on a one out triple by Taylor and a double by Boucaud, but Stittsville tied the game in top of the seventh. The home team had a chance to win it in the bottom of the final inning. After a ground out, Shawn Rebertz hit a sharp single, then moved to second on a single by Costello. Olson preserved the tie with a strikeout and a fly ball. on tap tonight the Quyon Flyers travel to Manotick for a doubleheader at 7 pm and 9 pm against I4C Victory and the Kars Aces will go to Kemptville to play the affiliated Black Sox team at 8:30 pm.
Thursday sees a doubleheader in Carp, with Micksburg Twins playing the Ottawa Valley A’s at 7 pm and the Electric facing the A’s at 9 pm in a make up game from earlier in the season.