In hopes of smashing the current Guinness World Record of 73 hours, a group of local curlers played around the clock at the Coldwater District Curling Club in an effort to set a new mark, which they accomplished over the weekend. Above, Jeff Vanbodegom makes a delivery to sweepers Lauren Grealy and Michael Foster at the 29-hour mark. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Curling record shattered

Cheers, high-fives and hugs filled the Coldwater District Curling Club on Monday after 10 curlers broke the Guinness World Record for longest game.

Mayor of Arras France, Frédéric Leturque (centre) is led through a section of restored First World War trenches during his visit at CFB Borden, Saturday. The Battle of Arras was a British offensive during the First World War. From 9 April to 16 May 1917, British, Canadian, South African, New Zealand, Newfoundland, and Australian troops attacked German defences near the French city of Arras on the Western Front. Mark Wanzel The Barrie Examiner QMI

Visit back in time

Mayor of Arras France, Frédéric Leturque (centre) is led through a section of restored First World War trenches during his visit at CFB Borden, Saturd

QMI PHOTO An OPP cruiser.

Gun locker found in field

ESSA TWP. - Nottawasaga OPP are investigating after a gun locker filled with rifles was found in a field near County Road 90.

OPP probing traffic stop

Huronia West OPP are investigating after a woman told police she was pulled over on Highway 26 by a man she thought was an officer.

Cristiano DiGiancinto of the Windsor Spitfires receives a love tap from Rasmus Anderson of the Barrie Colts during first period OHL action Saturday at the Barrie Molson Centre. The Colts won 7-4. Mark Wanzel photo

Colts take down Spitfires

There was never much room to get comfortable in this game. But the Barrie Colts were still able to hold off the oncoming attack and pick up two points.

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