July 15th, 2013
Coutureâ€“â€“ Lindsey M., 19, of Keene, NH, formerly of Newport, VT passed away suddenly as a result of an automobile accident in Winchester, NH.
For the full obituary see Monday's Express.
People on both sides of the international border are paying their respects to one of the area's most loved physicians as he finally retires. Fore more of this story, read Monday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
The Newport Rotary and Hayes Ford are partnering up to raise funds for Rotary causes. Join them by coming to the Drive 4UR Community event Saturday. Read about it in Monday's edition of the Newport Daily Express for July 15, 2013.
ORLEANS-Despite a seventh inning rally that had Tyler Sanville drive in the tying run, the OEC Kings fell to the Burlington Lynx 6-5 in extra innings on Friday evening.
On Sunday, in the first game of their doubleheader, the team got a much needed win against the Colchester Cannons, as they won 7-6.
North Country's Chase LaCourse drive in 3 runs to help fuel the win.
For the whole story, plus more photos, see the Express on Monday 7-15-13.
ORLEANSâ€“Lake Region was the site of what has turned out to be two days of championship baseball, as Lake Region and Lyndon squared off for the 13 year-old Babe Ruth District Championship this weekend.
The Lake Region team is not a true "Lake Region" team per se, but a combination of North Country and Lake Region players playing underneath the banner of the Lake Region name.
With a high, hot sun presiding over all in attendance, game one in the best-of-three series got underway.
A light plane assembly and distribution center along with a flight school is slated to open at the Newport State Airport. Jay Peak owners Bill Stenger and Ariel Quiros introduced Thomas Peghiny, president of Flight Design USA, to make the announcement Thursday at a press conference that included Gov. Peter Shumlin, Guy Rouelle with VTRANS aviation program and others. For more of this story, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 12, 2013.
The Vermont Attorney General's Office is asking questions about the operation of the Derby Select Board following a series of complaints received by the AG from Derby residents. For more of this story, see Friday's edition of The Newport Express for July 12, 2013.
Jay Craven has done it again. He is bringing "Northern Borders" to the Haskell Opera House as part of his 100 Town Tour. "Northern Borders" is written and directed by Jay Craven, based on the novel by Howard Frank Mosher, and stars Bruce Dern, Genevieve Bujold, and Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick. For more, read Friday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 12, 2013.
ORLEANSâ€“The NEK Junior Golf Tour opened play at the Orleans Country Club on Wednesday afternoon.
The day began with a one hour golf clinic at noon before tournament play got underway at 1:00, followed by lunch and prizes after.
The twenty-one participants were divided into three groups, boys 8-11 and 12-15, and girls division that had players ranging in age from 11-14.
Here are the results and club affiliations of the players from the first stop of the tour.
Barkerâ€“â€“ Joseph Emmanuel, infant son of Jonathan and Carolyn Barker, passed away on July 6, 2013 in Newport, VT.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.