The Stephen Leacock Associates are announcing the winner of this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour today. On the shortlist for the national literary prize are Arthur Black, Jane Christmas, Bill Conall, Wayne Johnston and Steve Smith, a.k.a. Red Green. (PACKET & TIMES FILE PHOTO)

Then there was one

Thursday afternoon, the winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be announced at a luncheon at the Mariposa Inn.

A player with the North Simcoe Dingos tries to elude a tackler during Toronto Rugby Union action. Practices are underway for the local rugby club as it prepares for its season opener May 10 in North Halton. (NORTH SIMCOE DINGOS/SUBMITTED PHOTO)

Dingos set lofty goals

After back-to-back “horrible seasons” in the elite A division of the Toronto Rugby Union (TRU), the Orillia-based North Simcoe Dingos were...

Denise Grimley, who has lived on the south shore of Lake St. John for 25 years, says the water that has come from the lake has spread out about 60 feet. GISELE WINTON SARVIS/THE PACKET & TIMES

Water spills its banks

Schools of fish, frogs and waterfowl are crossing Sheba Drive while some residents have to travel through thigh-deep water in hip waders to get to ...

Crash victim ID'd

ORO-MEDONTE TWP. — Provincial police have identified the driver killed Sunday in a crash south of Orillia.

Hehn retiring

During her first day at Humber College, Patricia Hehn was asked what she would want written on her tombstone.

Finalists named for OBWA awards

The Orillia Business Women’s Association’s signature event, the Nelle Carter Woman of the Year and Lisa Brooking Young Woman of the Year gala...

The winner of the Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be announced at a luncheon Thursday.

And the winner is ...

The winner of the 2014 Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour will be announced Thursday at the Best Western Mariposa Inn and Conference...

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