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March 18th, 2013

Brent Watson Tatum

March 18, 2013

Tatum–– Brent Watson, 56, died on March 10, 2013 at his home in Derby.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

Suzanne R. Frizzell

March 18, 2013

Frizzell–– Suzanne R., 65, of Newport, VT passed away on March 14, 2013 at her home after an illness surrounded by her family.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.

March 17th

Online Exclusive! Hryckiewicz's is Riding Strong

March 18, 2013

Ryan Hryckiewicz is finding success on the west coast, winning the first annual "Shoot The Moon" Event at the Mountain High Resort, just outside of Los Angeles, CA.
Ryan, and the second place winner, Will Mayo, hopped in Mayo's car and hit the road, just days before the event.
"Approximately 4 or 5 hours of planning ahead went into it," Hyrckiewicz said.
Upon their arrival, they visited with sponsors, competed in the event, and won.
Hryckiewicz, and his Switch Back Rodeo 9, walked away with the win and $2,000 cash for the Men’s Open Snowboard Division.
Mayo finished second.

DUCKS UNLIMITED

March 17, 2013

DERBY – The local Ducks Unlimited Chapter held its 37th annual banquet and fundraiser at the Elks Club in Derby Saturday night with more than 150 supporters in attendance. The event combines a variety of fundraising activities, an update of legislation under consideration by the Vermont House and Senate, and a fellowship dinner that brought together supporters of Ducks Unlimited's mission.

HISTORY STUDENTS EXAMINE CANCER

March 17, 2013

NEWPORT – Students across the Northeast Kingdom are getting ready for the annual NEK History Day event. A group of sixth grade students from Brighton Elementary School are working on a breast cancer exhibit and presentation that will go on display at IROC.
The theme of this year's competition is Turning Points in History: People, Ideas, Events. The group is focusing on how cancer awareness, particularly breast cancer, has changed the world.

A LOT OF LOCKS OF LOVE

March 17, 2013

NEWPORT CITY – Isaiah Dowland, seven, is rising above the teasing of some of his classmates at Newport City School and growing his hair long enough to be made into a pony tail for one special reason – so he can donate the hair to Locks of Love.
Locks of Love is a public, non-profit organization that provides hairpieces from real hair to financially disadvantaged children in the United States and Canada who are suffering from long term medical hair loss from any diagnosis.

For more of this story, see Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for March 18, 2013.

John E. (Sonny) Matten

March 17, 2013

Matten–– John E. (Sonny), 77, of Newport Center, VT passed away on March 9, 2013 at his home.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Frances M. McGreevey

March 17, 2013

McGreevey–– Frances M., 87, passed away on March 13, 2013 at her home in Derby, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

Edmond R. Renault

March 17, 2013

Renault–– Edmond R., 85, of Glover, VT, passed away on March 12, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Friday's Express.

March 14th

NEK ROOTS

March 14, 2013

BURLINGTON – It was a homecoming of sorts for Boston College Eagle sophomore Johnny Gaudreau and he didn’t disappoint. Gaudreau had a goal Friday in the Eagle’s 4-4 draw with the University of Vermont and then followed that up with two goals and four assists as BC nailed the Catamounts 7-2 Saturday night.
While Johnny hails from Carney’s Point, New Jersey, his roots are well established in northern Vermont. Over 30 relatives from the Beebe and Orleans County area showed up to watch their son, grandson, cousin and so on, and the 19-year-old delivered.

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