Friday, Jul 28th, 2017

Donnie MacFarlane (front, left), Kenny MacFarlane, Doug MacFarlane (back, left), Jimmy MacGillivray, Joe MacFarlane, Leonard Mattie and Joe MacFarlane, members of the Williams Point softball team that captured the Maritime championship in 1961, had an opportunity to chat about their glory days during the Williams Point Homecoming in 2007. Coached by Bo Chisholm, other team members included Ronnie Fraser, Joe Hardy, Gordie MacKinnon, Connie Beaton, Archie Chisholm, Dody MacGillivray and Leo Cameron. Stories such of these will no doubt be re-visited when ‘Pointers’ gather from July 21 to 23 for another homecoming celebration. File

Williams Point Homecoming 2017 is ready to roll.     ‘Pointers’ will gather for a fun-filled family weekend, July 21 to 23, in the Antigonish County community.     “We do it every five years,” Cheryl Landry, one of the celebration organizers, told the Casket.     Each homecoming attracts people of all ages – from around the corner and the world.     “We have been spreading the word and the response has [...]

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