An important paper for Argyllshire first published in 1886.
Mairi Whittle commented
This newpaper started at a time of great social change.
Just two of many changes in this rural area of Mid-Argyll were: The Loch Fyne herring industry - at its height
Huge competition among the many paddle steamers plying their trade from Glasgow to the upper reaches of Loch Fyne bringing with them many day trippers and holiday makers.