Sarah Doktor, Delhi News-Record

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The field in front of the grandstands at the Norfolk County Fairground was transformed into a campground to accommodate about 1,700 cyclists participating in the Desjardins Grand Tour on Aug. 3, 2014. SARAH DOKTOR/Simcoe Reformer

Norfolk Fairgrounds turn into tent city

The Norfolk County Fairgrounds were invaded by about 1,700 cyclists as the Desjardins Grand Tour made its first stop in a week-long tour.

Don Glendinning's father M.K. Glendinning founded the Delhi News-Record in 1939. (SARAH DOKTOR/Delhi News-Record)

Tobacco success key to paper's creation

Those who were around in the early days of the Delhi News-Record agree there was one thing that was key to the newspaper's success – tobacco.

Gary and Brent McKay of McKay Insurance and Financial Services are celebrating 70 years in the family business this year. They are being honoured with a lifetime achievement award by the Delhi and District Chamber of Commerce. (SARAH DOKTOR Delhi News-Record)

Generations served community

Three generations at McKay Insurance and Financial Services have served Norfolk County and Tillsonburg for 70 years.

Susie Huyge, the advertising representative for the Delhi News-Record, looks at a bound copy of the newspaper's first year in print, 1939. The Delhi News-Record is being recognized by the Delhi and District Chamber of Commerce with a lifetime achievement award for long standing businesses in the community. (SARAH DOKTOR Delhi News-Record)

Much has changed in 75 years

The first edition of the Delhi News-Record was written and published by one man working out of an old frame barn on King Street in January 1939.

Tilley Pasek celebrated her 100th birthday at Delhi Long Term Care on May 16. (SARAH DOKTOR Delhi News-Record)

A century celebration

The last surviving member of the original Delhi Polish Ladies Circle celebrated a significant milestone last week.

The Mitchell family, Kaite, Michelle, Anna and Dan, have hosted six-year-old Vida through the Fresh Air Fund's volunteer host family program for the past two years. (Contributed Photo)

Vida is 'a part of our family'

Playing bare foot in the grass, looking up at the stars or watching the flames of a campfire dance in the dark are often things people living in rural areas take for granted.

A Loonie goes a long way

There's not much you can buy for a dollar nowadays, however a Loonie may earn you an amazing prize at the Rotary Club of Delhi's annual Loonie Auction and Dinner.

TD Bank Group CEO Ed Clark presents Delhi's Carrie Roelens with the TD Vision in Action Award of Distinction during a gala in Calgary on Apr. 3. (Leblond Studio Inc. Photo)

Dedication to customer service

A Norfolk County financial advisor was lauded for her dedication to excellent customer service.