Archive - May 2013
Bears have been getting a bit bold lately, coming into Newport, Troy and Jay and getting into garbage and bird feeders. Read about this in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 31, 2013.
It's the third time around, and attempts by the Irasburg Fire Department to get a badly needed new truck have been doused by voters - again! Read this story in Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 31, 2013, and have a nice weekend!
McGavicâ€“â€“ Mary B., 86, of St. Johnsbury, VT died on Monday, May 27, 2013 at the Pines Nursing Home in Lyndonville, VT.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.
Fred Shafe is looking at life in prison if he's found guilty on his latest charges and sentenced as an habitual offender. Shafe is accused of stealing a bag of pot from the old sheriff's department building. Find out more in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.
The junior high school wants a bond to make much needed repairs, but they are running out of time to have a bond vote, handle any appeals, and still get the work done before school starts. Time to rethink the plan. Read about it in Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.
Area sixth graders held their annual Renaissance Faire at the Elks' Club. Check out their attire and activities in Thursday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for May 30, 2013.
The North Country boys tennis team wrapped up their season with appearances in the singles and team post-season tournaments.
First up was the individual tournament, held late last week and over the weekend.
The Falcons featured five players as active participants, and one as a spectator.
ENOSBURG FALLS-Michelle Thibeault twirled a 2-hitter in leading the Lake Region Rangers to an 8-1 victory over Enosburg Tuesday in girls high school softball action.
Thibeault was also the hitting star for Lake Region, going 2-for-3 with a double on the day.
For the full story, see the Express on 5-30-13.
ESSEX-In the final big meet of the year before States, both Lake Region and North Country had a chance to showcase some of the talent they will be taking to the post-season.
For the Falcons, Cassidy Webster was second in the shot, and Jenna Moss was second in the discus.
Lake Region had several top 6 finishes at the meet, which bodes well for the team.
For the girls, Tyrah Urie tied for 3rd in the 200, Emily Close was 2nd in the 300m hurdles and Kayla Margola was 6th in the shot put.
On Wednesday, North Country Girls Golf participated in an 18 hole tournament at Lang Farm of Essex, with ten schools represented. Essex took first place in the event. The Falcons placed seventh, with scores of 111 from Tanika Demers and 99 from Paige Gagnon. Lang Farm has twelve par three holes, and as golfers know, par threes are the least forgiving. Paige parred three of them. The last tournament before next weekâ€™s States is this Friday at Jay Peak.