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July 14th, 2013

Lyndon Forces Game 3 Against LR in Babe Ruth Baseball, UPDATE!

July 14, 2013

ORLEANS–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.

July 11th

BIG PLANS FOR AIRPORT

July 11, 2013

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.

AG QUESTIONS DERBY SELECT BOARD

July 11, 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.

100 TOWN TOUR COMES TO DERBY LINE

July 11, 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.

Newport Golfers Win Two Out Of Three Divisions on NEK Jr. Tour

July 11, 2013

ORLEANS–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.
Boys 8-11:

Joseph Emmanuel Barker

July 11, 2013

Barker–– 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.

Norma Alberta (Christie) Meredith

July 11, 2013

Meredith–– Norma Alberta (Christie) of Island Pond died peacefully on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Union House Nursing Home surrounded by several family members, members of staff and resident friends.
For the full obituary see Thursday's Express.

July 10th

SCOUT EXEC EXPLAINS GAY SCOUTING DECISION

July 10, 2013

The Boy Scouts of America has reversed years of policy to allow gay scouts to enter the program, but the organization still does not allow gay scout leaders. The change was explained to members of the Newport Rotary Club at a recent meeting. To learn more, read page 3 of The Newport Daily Express for Thursday, July 11, 2013.

TOO MUCH NOISE AT THE GUN RANGE

July 10, 2013

Roger Stoddard appeared before the Derby Select Board to address community concerns regarding too much noise and traffic at the Derby Fish and Gun Club shooting range. For more of this story, see Page 5 of the Newport Daily Express for Wednesday, July 11, 2013.

HELD WITHOUT BAIL

July 10, 2013

Peter Lavalette was stopped for drunk driving in Indiana, and before the deputy sheriff could book him, he apparently confessed to killing a man in Westfield. Wednesday, he pleaded not guilty in Orleans Criminal Court. Read about it on the front page of Thursday's edition of The Newport Daily Express for July 11, 2013.

 

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