An air ambulance waits on County Road 27 south of Ardagh Road Sunday afternoon after a man was killed after becoming pinned under a tractor. The helicopter was later released from the scene with no patient on board. Firefighters from Essa Township and Barrie along with Simcoe County paramedics were also scene. The OPP investigation is continuing. IAN MCINROY/BARRIRE EXAMINER/POSTMEDIA

Man killed in tractor mishap

ESSA TWP. - A man is dead after he became pinned under an overturned tractor at a rural residence just west of Barrie, Sunday afternoon.

Jennifer Keaveney, left, and co-owner Julie Chadwick of A Spice Above were one of dozens of vendors taking part in Savour the Flavours held at Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club. Mark Wanzel/Barrie Examiner/Postmedia Network

Full of flavour

Flavour was key ingredient on the weekend at the second annual Savour the Flavours held at Tangle Creek Golf and Country Club.


Ability to celebrate

Austin Sawyer (left), Avery Warboys (centre) and Jack Marwick strapped into sleds Sunday at Rotary Place to play sledge hockey.

UPDATE: 174 is no more

Tribal Partners has called off negotiations with the city to build a recreation facility at 174 West St. S.

Andrew Mixemong's brother and sister, Kimberly and Austin, hug outside of court in Barrie, Friday, after the verdict. TRACY MCLAUGHLIN Photo

'He would have helped them'

Two Midland men sat in the prisoner’s box and showed no emotion on Friday as a jury found them guilty in the brutal beating of a gentle man.

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