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Estelle Miller Jackson

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Corinth Corner, Vt. — Eleanor Estelle Jackson died peacefully at the Blue Spruce Home in Bradford, Vt. on Aug. 28, 2014, at the age of 103. Born Eleanor Estelle Miller on Sept. 25, 1910, in Plainview, N.Y., the only daughter and youngest child of Nathaniel Edward Miller and Eleonora Wilhelmina von Peyn Miller, Estelle was raised in Oyster Bay, Little Neck, and Centerport, Long Island. She graduated from Huntington High School in 1928 and worked for the Long Island Lighting Company in Northport, N.Y. In June of 1934, she married the Rev. Edgar Newman Jackson, who was serving as pastor of the Centerport Methodist Church, and joined him in his life-long ministry. Together they served …

Joseph A. Holmes

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

Corinth, Vt. — Joseph A. Holmes (Joe), age 47, passed away on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at his home in Corinth, with his children and wife surrounding him. Joe was born to Edgar and Charlotte Holmes in November 1966 and grew up in the surrounding Barre area. Joe worked at various local businesses all of his life, and truly loved driving for Bellavance …

Birth Announcements: Aug. 24, 2014

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Gifford Medical Center RIZZO — A daughter, Harper Elizabeth Rizzo, born on July 16, 2014, to Megan and Scott Rizo, of East Corinth. BARCELOW — A son, Chase Andrew Barcelow, born on July 31, 2014, to Heather and Dean Barcelow, of South Royalton. LaCROIX — A daughter, Maya Claire LaCroix, born on Aug. 3, 2014, to Robin and Ryan LaCroix, of Randolph. BECKER …

Recreation Notes: Towns Honor Accident Victim

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Tragedy afflicted Tunbridge last month when 20-year-old Jen Kinnarney, of South Royalton, died from injuries suffered in an all-terrain vehicle accident. While both communities mourned, more than 100 friends gathered to help make things a little easier for …

Oxbow Student Dies During Trip

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — Members of the Oxbow Union High School football team remembered teammate Sean Tillotson, who died suddenly this week at an airport in Colorado, as a hard-working athlete who thrived on helping the people around him. …

Peter R. Pierson

Friday, June 27, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — Peter R. Pierson of Vt. Rte 25 passed away Thursday, June 26, 2014, at his home following a long illness. He was 75 years old. Born on Sept. 24, 1938, in Haverhill, N.H., he was the son of John A. and Mable Luella (Sweet) …

Local Roundup: Lebanon’s Kennedy a N.E. Champ

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Bridgewater, Mass. — Lebanon High freshman Corinne Kennedy capped a stellar first high school season by claiming the 300-meter hurdles at the 69th New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship at Bridgewater State University on Saturday, completing a …

Oxbow Class Now Values Good Deeds

Saturday, June 14, 2014

Click here for a photo gallery.  ∎ Bradford, Vt. — Eliza Russ told a packed Oxbow Union High School gymnasium Friday evening that when she went on a recent trip to the impoverished and storm-ravaged Caribbean nation of Haiti, …

Gisele Francoise (Fournier) Hood

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — Gisele Francoise (Fournier) Hood, of East Corinth passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 5, 2014, at the Villa Crest Nursing and Retirement Center in Manchester, N.H. after a brief illness. Gisele was born in East Hereford, Canada and moved to the US when she …

Richford Denies Oxbow a Softball Repeat

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Bradford, Vt. — The success of the Oxbow Union High softball depends largely on its ability to take advantage of opponents’ mistakes. In Tuesday’s 6-3 VPA Division III semifinal loss to Richford, it was the Olympians’ own uncharacteristic …

Jessie Gilson

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

East Corinth, Vt. — A memorial service for Jessie Gilson will be held at 2 p.m., on Sunday, June 22 at the Congregational Church in East Corinth. The Reverend Michael Caldwell presiding. …

Mushroom Magic: Corinth Man Hones His Skills as Hunter of the Elusive Morel

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Corinth — Mushroom hunter Brad Wheeler spent a recent Thursday evening tromping around Orange County in search of an elusive, highly prized fungus. The first two stops left him empty handed, but then, in an old apple orchard, …

Woodstock Title Leads Horde of Area Track Winners

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Chester, Vt. — As Thetford Academy senior Chris Wells jumped over the final hurdle in the 300 meter event on Saturday, he knew he still had some yardage to go to reach the finish line and was very …