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Archive - May 2014

May 29th

Troopers Involved In Shooting Identified

May 29, 2014

ST. JOHNSBURY – The state police Thursday afternoon, identified the troopers who shot a man they were chasing in Barton Wednesday morning as Sgt. Denis Girouard and Trooper Seth Loomis.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

D-Day Anniversary: Queenin To Take Honor Flight

May 29, 2014

DERBY - June 6 represents the 70th anniversary of D-Day, when the USA, with support of allied forces, stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. On June 7 Joe Queenin of Derby Line will travel to Washington D.C. on an “honor flight” to the World War II Memorial. This will be his first visit to the memorial.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Honors Night At LRUHS: Top Guns From Silver Ranked School

May 29, 2014

BARTON - The honor awards night at Lake Region Union High School was well-attended Wednesday evening at the school, with more than 25 percent of the student body receiving awards for academic and athletic achievement.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

North Country Battles Into the 9th, Falls Just Short Against CVU

May 29, 2014

NEWPORT-In an overtime thriller, North Country Union baseball lost 6-5 to a strong Champlain Valley squad.
“We’ve always thought we could play with the best,” head coach Brian Bonvechio said after the loss. “I think this game proved it.”
For the full story, see the Express on Friday 5-30-14.

Special Olympics: Torch Run Comes Through Newport

May 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY - Sirens wailed and lights flashed in downtown Newport Thursday as police cars and a fire engine followed more than a dozen runners Thursday. It was for Special Olympic Torch Run that kicks off the organization’s summer games slated for this weekend at the University of Vermont.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

Retired EMTs Honored For Service

May 29, 2014

NEWPORT CITY – Last week Vermont EMS District 2 presented three emergency medical service employees who stepped down over the past several months for their years of service and dedication to the district.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Friday for the complete story.

North Country Tennis Boys Wrap Up Season at States

May 29, 2014

The North Country Falcons traveled to Warren, Vermont, as the tenth-ranked team to take on number seven-ranked Harwood.
Unfortunately, the match was held amidst controversy.
High school tennis is played on hard courts, yet the Falcons were forced to play on a very unfamiliar surface on three of the five courts, that surface being clay.
Harwood had hardcourt options they've used frequently this season yet insisted on putting us on clay. It seemed unsporting and unfair. It was all about the ‘equal playing field’ cliche.

Lady Rangers Take Down Peoples Academy 8-7

May 29, 2014

ORLEANS- Lake Region softball defeated Peoples Academy 8-7 as the two teams battled neck and neck until the bottom of the seventh.
The Lady Rangers’ senior day began with a slow start. Following the pregame celebration honoring the soon-to-graduate second baseman Alyssa Royer, pitcher Michelle Thibeault and catcher Corinna Cota, the home team took the field.
For the full story, see the Express on 5-29-14.

May 28th

Falcons Use Entire Line-Up in 11-0 Win over Mount Abe.

May 28, 2014

NEWPORT-The North Country Falcons scored nine runs in the first four innings, which helped pace them to an 11-0, complete team win over the Mount Abraham Eagles on Wednesday afternoon.
"We knew (Mt. Abe) had struggled offensively and we talked about getting a lead and scoring some runs early for Wyatt," said NCU coach Brian Bonvechio. "I was pleased with the effort, and you can see, we have a nice, deep team we can do a lot of things with."
For the full story, see the Express on 5-29.14.

State Police Shoot Lyndonville Man In Barton

May 28, 2014

BARTON – A Lyndonville man was listed in stable condition at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center (DHMC) in Lebanon, N.H. Wednesday morning after police shot him.

Please see The Newport Daily Express Thursday for the complete story.

 

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