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NEW RAFFLE BENEFITS HOSPICE
9/24/2018 5:04:03 PM
It's an incredible draw in support of Hospice Renfrew. Executive Director Maureen Sullivan-Bentz the Presley family, of McNab Braeside, is behind this incredible fundraising raffle in memory of their dad Jim, who passed away four years ago in Hospice.

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GRUESOME MURDER PLOT LANDS VITELLO IN JAIL FOR 7 YEARS
9/24/2018 4:39:39 PM
Planning to sexually assault, murder and feed a women's body through a woodchipper has ended with two men spending the next several years behind bars.

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PACKERS GAVE IT UP TO WHITEWATER IN OVERTIME
9/24/2018 10:08:09 AM
It was close, but they were unable to skate away with a victory. The Arnprior Packers suffered a 2-1 loss in over time to the Whitewater Kings Saturday.

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MICHAEL VITELLO WILL HEAR HIS FATE THIS AFTERNOON
9/24/2018 8:23:25 AM
Michael Vitello, a McNab Braeside man and his co-conspirator return to court today (Monday) to hear their fate. The two were found guilty of planning to kill Vitello's wife, a plot that was drafted over coffee in January of 2017.

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CONSTRUCTION WORK IN CARLETON PLACE WRAPPING UP FOR THE SEASON
9/24/2018 8:07:00 AM
Construction season in Carleton Place is winding down, and visitors will notice fewer delays. Public Works Manager Dave Young appreciates everyone's patience.

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CALABOGIE COMMUNITY PULLING TOGETHER TO BOUNCE BACK AND REBUILD
9/24/2018 7:50:07 AM
In Renfrew County, Calabogie was hit the hardest during Friday's storm.

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CLEAN UP CONTINUES THIS MORNING - HUNDREDS STILL IN THE DARK FROM FRIDAY'S STORM
9/24/2018 7:46:51 AM
Clean-up efforts continue in the Ottawa Valley following a severe thunderstorm that tore through the region on Friday. High winds and torrential downpour knocked out the power for tens of thousands of people across the county.

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POWER OUTAGES CONTINUE THROUGHOUT THE VALLEY
9/23/2018 10:23:23 AM
As many areas continue to clean up from Friday's massive storms, they remain in the dark this weekend. Hydro One reports as of yesterday afternoon some 130,000 customers across the province were still without power, despite restoring service to about 220,000.

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THOUSANDS STILL WITHOUT POWER IN RENFREW COUNTY AND BEYOND
9/22/2018 10:40:11 AM
We're starting to get more of a feel for just how much damage was done from yesterday's tornado. Oldies 107.7 caught up with the director of emergency services, Mike Nolan, and he says the paramedics were kept busy all night and this morning.

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WIDESPREAD DAMAGE AFTER TORNADO HITS ONTARIO AND QUEBEC
9/22/2018 6:51:27 AM
Yesterday's tornado has devastated communities throughout the Ottawa Valley and on both sides of the river.

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MICROBURST OR TORNADO ALLEGEDLY MADE ITS WAY THROUGH CALABOGIE
9/21/2018 7:05:48 PM
There are reports of microburst hitting Calabogie. Warden Jennifer Murphy made a Facebook post stating a microburst/tornado hit the town this afternoon. The storm appears to have caused widespread damage throughout the municipality.

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TORNADO TOUCHES DOWN IN THE OTTAWA VALLEY
9/21/2018 6:50:09 PM
That was no typical thunderstorm. A large part of the Ottawa Valley was hit with heavy, sideways rain, rumbling thunder, lightning and powerful winds. Environment Canada has confirmed that a tornado touched down near Dunrobin and moved across to Quebec.

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POSSIBLE TORNADO TOUCH DOWN BETWEEN ARNPRIOR AND OTTAWA
9/21/2018 6:37:54 PM
The storm that sent torrential rain through Arnprior this afternoon apparently touched down as a twister in Kinburn and Dunrobin shortly thereafter.

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KIRBY WILL BE BACK IN COURT WEDNESDAY VIA VIDEO LINK
9/21/2018 6:37:13 PM
William (Bill) Kirby, will have a third appeance in remand court. Kirby had an appearance this afternoon (Fri). No details were discussed, but Kirby asked for his case to be put off to next week to give him a bit more time to track down a lawyer.

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SATURDAY MARKS THREE YEARS SINCE TRAGEDY STRUCK RENFREW COUNTY
9/21/2018 6:37:11 PM
Tomorrow marks a sad and tragic anniversary. September 22, 2015 was the day that Carol Culleton, Anastasia Kuzyk and Nathalie Warmerdam were all murdered in Renfrew County.

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SPIFFY NEW FLEET OF LOGISTICS TRUCKS
9/21/2018 2:33:20 PM
Defence Minister Harjit Sajan paid a visit to Garrison Petawawa Friday for the roll-out of the first MACK trucks to replenish the Canadian Forces logistics fleet.

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SIERRA SINGS THE ANTHEM
9/21/2018 2:10:58 PM
A young local singer will be front and centre at both the Ottawa Senators game tonight and the Ottawa Red Blacks game tomorrow.

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LOOKING FOR SURVEY VOLUNTEERS
9/21/2018 2:07:46 PM
An Ontario Ministry of Agriculture and Food Economic Development tool is being used to survey Lanark County enterpise about its needs, and gather data for business retention and expansion across active sectors in the County.

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TASTE OF THE VALLEY AT MATEWAY
9/21/2018 2:03:55 PM
Taste of the Valley is coming to Renfrew Saturday! Kaitlynd Topham with the Town of Renfrew tells myFM/oldies 107.7 what it's all about. She says the County franchises the event to its member communities.

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SANTA SACKS ARE A NEW AND UNIQUE FUNDRAISING IDEA FOR CRIMESTOPPERS
9/21/2018 9:01:03 AM
Time is running out, you only have until the end of September to place your order in support of Renfrew County Crime Stoppers. Constable Janice Sawbridge with the Renfrew OPP dishes the dirt on this fun and unique fundraiser just in time for Christmas.

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STAN MCBRIDE JR. BACK IN COURT TODAY TO FACE HISTORIC SEXUAL ASSAULT CHARGES
9/21/2018 8:37:58 AM
Stan McBride Jr. is back in court today (Sept 21). The 75-year-old is facing 19 historical sexual assault related charges from incidents that took place between 1969 and 1986.

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FESTIVAL OF SMALL HALLS CONTINUES THIS WEEKEND IN THE VALLEY
9/21/2018 8:24:07 AM
Festival of Small Halls continues its tour of the Ottawa Valley with a few more stops this weekend. Tonight (Friday), We Walk the Line, A Tribute to Johnny Cash, kicks off at 7:30 at the Rankin Culture and Recreation Centre.

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INQUEST INTO THE DEATH OF DANNIEL MILTON WRAPS UP WITH MULTIPLE RECOMMENDATIONS
9/21/2018 8:10:57 AM
The Chief Coroner's office has thirteen jury recommendations following the Danniel Milton inquest. Milton was struck by a passenger vehicle and killed while working construction on Highway 17 between Renfrew and Arnprior in 2016.

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SMALL POWER OUTAGE IMPACTING ROUGHLY 300 CUSTOMERS AND TAKING 96.1 MYFM OFF AIR
9/21/2018 8:08:00 AM
Power remains out for more than 300 customers, including the 96.1myFM tower. Hydro One estimates restoration at 10:15am. We're working to get back on the air as soon as possible. In the meantime, watch social media for updates.

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BLACKBURN TO RUN IN PONTIAC
9/20/2018 4:10:53 PM
Conservative leader Andrew Scheer has announced a new candidate for the Pontiac riding in the upcoming federal election.

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FREEMASON SESQUICENTENNIAL IN ARNPRIOR
9/20/2018 4:06:10 PM
Freemasonry in Arnprior is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year. While some say Masonry's lineage can be traced to the Crusades, according to Ray Toner, the service organization can be traced back to the 18th century.

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KIRBY MAKES FIRST COURT APPEARANCE
9/20/2018 10:22:35 AM
72-year-old, William Kirby appeared distraught and nervous this afternoon while making his first court appearance in Pembroke.

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MISSISSIPPI MILL ALL CANDIDATES MEETING A LENGTHY ONE
9/20/2018 7:17:43 AM
The second of three candidate meetings in Mississippi Mills was held Wednesday in Pakenham.

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CNL RECOGNIZED FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INITIATIVES
9/20/2018 7:15:44 AM
Canadian Nuclear Laboratories has been LEED Silver certified.

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CARP FAIR KICKS OFF TODAY
9/20/2018 7:14:11 AM
The Carp Fair bills itself as the best little fair in Canada. Chad Findlay is Fair Board President, and he agrees. He says it's the Heavy Horse Show that's the Fair's signature event.

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ONLINE SURVEY ASKS YOU ABOUT ARNPRIOR RECREATION
9/19/2018 3:49:25 PM
The Town of Arnprior is looking for feedback. It has started a survey to learn what people think about the recreation opportunities within the town.

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WOMEN WHO WORK EVENT TO CELEBRATE CONTRIBUTIONS OF ALL WOMEN
9/19/2018 3:43:58 PM
Her hard work should be celebrated, and Women Who Work is an event to do just that.

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SUSPECT TO APPEAR IN BAIL COURT TODAY ON ATTEMPTED MURDER CHARGES
9/19/2018 8:17:28 AM
William (Bill) Kirby will be in court today (Wed). Once a well respected and well known referee and community volunteer in Arnprior, he has a bail hearing on charges of attempted murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and criminal harassment.

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VALLEY ANIMAL RESCUE INVITES YOU TO WALK N' WAG
9/19/2018 8:14:12 AM
Wag N' Walk returns for a second year this weekend. Linda Gervais, the Volunteer and Fundraising co-ordinator for Valley Animal Rescue, says money raised will go towards helping keep pets in the community healthy.

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UPDATE: BODY OF MISSING PETAWAWA MAN PULLED NEAR BLACK BAY
9/19/2018 6:03:22 AM
The OPP have recovered the body of a Petawawa man near Black Bay. Police say the man jumped from his boat in the Baron River on Sunday and never resurfaced.

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INQUEST INTO MILTON DEATH UNDERWAY
9/18/2018 4:04:39 PM
The inquest into the death of Danniel Milton has gotten underway at the Renfrew Courthouse. Oldies 107.7/myFM's own Rudy Kadlec has the details.

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COOPERATION KEY TO MAKING PARK DREAM A REALITY
9/18/2018 3:52:57 PM
Joe Kawalski would like to see a national park right here in the Ottawa Valley. The owner of Wilderness Tours says this has been a dream of his for 30 years because this area needs to be preserved.

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FALL SEASONAL TEMPERATURES SET TO ARRIVE THIS WEEKEND
9/18/2018 8:19:27 AM
Fall arrives this coming weekend and the early indications are it's going to be a good one. David Phillips, Senior Climatologist at Environment Canada, says there is still a lot of heat left in the land and water.

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ONLINE SNOWMOBILE TRAINING COMING SOON
9/18/2018 8:00:24 AM
You will soon be able to take snowmobile safety training online. Transportation minister, and MPP for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, John Yakabuski, made the announcement last Friday, and says this process will be much more efficient and reach more people.

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BARRYVALE ROAD IMPROVEMENT TALKS PUT ON HOLD
9/18/2018 7:57:52 AM
Greater Madawaska Council has declined to receive a delegation over roads in the Barryvale area. Elected representatives made no exception to their meeting procedures Monday, as the request had been made after the deadline.

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UPGRADES COMING TO OLD FIRE HALL IN PERTH
9/18/2018 7:52:37 AM
In Oldies 107.7 business news, the Town of Perth is looking to do a major upgrade on the community's historic Old Fire Hall Tower. Wednesday is the closing date to respond to a Request for Proposals on the project.

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