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Claude Robie Foote

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Warren, N.H. — Claude Robie Foote, 97, former long-time resident of Warren, died on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at the Grafton County Nursing Home, North Haverhill, N.H. Claude was born on Feb. 14, 1917, the son of Clinton and Edna (Robie) Stetson of Piermont, N.H. On June 14, 1946, he married Leona Irene Paige. In the early years, Claude and Leona worked and lived on logging jobs before settling, in 1952, on the Foote Farm in Warren, a family farm for five generations. Along with farming, Claude was a sugar producer, winning the prestigious Carlisle Trophy from the N.H. Sugar Makers Association for the best maple syrup in N.H. Together with Leona, Claude enjoyed camping …

Newport Puts on a Golf Clinic for First Crown Since ’06

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Center Harbor, n.h. — Being the head professional at the Newport Golf Club comes with a great responsibility: Spreading the gospel of the links to the youngsters. Vince Molesky, in his eight years at Newport, has done his duty through what he calls his kids’ clinics. Youths as young as 6 or 7 …

Local Roundup: Hanover Girls Soccer Remains Unbeaten

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Plymouth, n.h. — It took about 20 minutes for the Hanover High girls soccer team to get warmed up Monday, but once the Marauders shook off the cobwebs from their bus ride to Plymouth, they exploded for a 6-0 victory that pushed their record to 6-0. Junior striker Kelly Brigham scored three times …

Stuck in the ‘K’ Zone: Woodsville Softball Dethroned

Thursday, June 12, 2014

Holderness, n.h. — Say this about the person or persons who track the strikeouts of Portsmouth Christian Academy pitcher Alicia Vining with giant Ks: They came prepared for Wednesday’s NHIAA Division IV semifinals. Almost. As Vining racked up …

John Gordon Koch

Wednesday, June 4, 2014

White River Jct., Vt. — John Gordon Koch, 86, passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, after a brief illness. John was born in Woodsville, N.H. on March 17, 1928, to William F. Koch, Sr. and Lillie Koch and grew up in Haverhill, N.H. John was a serious …

Gary Bartlett French

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Haverhill, N.H. — Gary Bartlett French, 76, died Sunday, June 1, 2014, at On The Green in Haverhill. Gary was born Feb. 12, 1938, in East Topsham, Vt., the first of three children born to Iva (Carbee) French and Carroll Bartlett French. Gary was home-schooled with a life-long …

H.S. Notebook: Cards’ Desilets Loses Interim Tag

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Claremont — Ivy Desilets has a vision for improving the fate of the Stevens High girls basketball program, and it’s one she’s looking forward to implementing now that she’s been officially given the reins of the team. Desilets …

Kathleen Mary “Kathy” Norko

Thursday, May 29, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Kathleen Mary “Kathy” Norko, 80, died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday, May 27, 2014. Kathy was born in Norwalk, Conn., on Dec. 8, 1933, to Harry and Margaret (LaRose) Walters. On Nov. 23, 1953, she married Edward Robert Norko, and they resided in …

Woodsville Still Engineering Success: Injuries Aren’t Interfering With Softball Title Defense

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Woodsville — The Woodsville High softball team’s shortstop is out with a knee injury, and one of its frontline pitchers has a wonky shoulder. Monday, the Engineers squeaked past lowly Littleton, 4-3, during their second-to-last regular-season game, and …

Handling With Care

Saturday, May 24, 2014

North Haverhill — Grafton County commissioners have recommended a fiscal year 2015 operating budget of almost $39 million, but also have some unexpected fire-code issues at the county nursing home that need to be addressed. County officials earlier …

Marjorie Paronto

Friday, May 23, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — Marjorie Paronto, 86, a former long-time Woodsville resident, died on Sunday, May 18, 2014, at Cottage Hospital, Woodsville, N.H. Marjorie was born in Woodsville on Nov. 30, 1927, to George E. and Katherine (MacLain) Clement. She married George J. Paronto on Oct. 19, 1946. …

Daniel M. Metcalf, Jr.

Friday, May 16, 2014

Tilton, N.H. — Family and friends of Daniel M. Metcalf, Jr., 86, who died Dec. 27, 2013, are invited to a graveside service in the Ladd Street Cemetery in Haverhill, N.H. on Monday May 19, 2014, at 10 a.m. Arrangements are by the Ricker Funeral Homes & Crematory …

Patricia Locke

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

North Haverhill, N.H. — A memorial service for Patricia Locke, 76, who died in Florida on Dec. 27, 2013, will be on Saturday, May 17, at 11 a.m. at Ricker Funeral Home, 1 Birch Street, Woodsville, N.H. A celebration of life will follow at the Ross-Wood Post #20, …