25 years ago (Dec. 20, 1989 paper)
• The front page of the paper featured a Christmas drawing by West Hants Rural High School Grade 9 student Natasha Veinot, daughter of Murray and Linda Veinot of Sweets Corner.
• A profile of quilter Norma Collier, of Newport Corner, appeared in the paper. It was noted she makes about 10 quilts per year at her hilltop farmhouse. Her Bluenose quilt won best in its class at the 1988 Hants County Exhibition and was later selected to hang in a quilt exhibition at the Mount St. Vincent Art Gallery.
• Harris Cap and Textiles Limited of Toronto announced it would be locating a production facility in the Windsor West Hants Industrial Park.
The company, a manufacturer of headwear since 1931, was set to employ 30-35 people in the first year of expanded operations in Windsor.
Harris Cap was licensed to manufacture baseball hats for all 26 Major League baseball teams, as well as several food industry clients, and Labatt's.
• Clarksville residents with Maritime Tel & Tel were provided with the benefit of a new telephone service: Automatic Number Identification (ANI).
The Journal explained that this meant single-line customers would no longer need to “state their phone numbers when placing a long distance, customer-dialed call.”
• Featured athlete profiles for the week included Ben Johnson, a Grade 3 student at Hantsport School, and nine-year-old Robbie Kennedy, a Grade 4 student at Falmouth District School.
• Martock artist Ryan Neilly participated in the…
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