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Third baseman Mike Platt, left, flips the ball to pitcher Steve Cerrone before the start of an inning during the Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior team’s game with visiting Keene Post 4 on Sunday, July 5, 2015. Post 22 won, 15-6, at Lebanon High.
Valley News — Tris Wykes

Later Beats Never: Lebanon Post 22 Offense Overcomes Defense

Monday, July 6, 2015

Lebanon — The first half of Sunday’s 15-6 rout by Lebanon American Legion Post 22’s senior baseball team over visiting Keene Post 4 was all too familiar to pitcher Steve Cerrone. The hosts’ starter, a former Hartford High competitor, endured less-than-ideal defense and run support while playing his first season at Phillips Exeter Academy in southern New Hampshire this spring. Thus, it was deja vu all over again when Lebanon trailed, 2-0, during the third inning and was tied, 2-2, after four frames. Cerrone, a bespectacled senior-to-be, was pitching solidly, but the runners who scored Keene’s first two runs both reached on infield errors. Post …

Armed and Ready: Newport Arm Wrestler Takes Game Internationally

Saturday, July 4, 2015

Newport — Don’t think taking a risk brings reward? Cathy Merrill begs to differ. The longtime Newport-area resident plans to be in Malaysia in late September for the World Armwrestling Federation championships. She wouldn’t be going if she hadn’t won four different divisions at last month’s U.S. Armwrestling Federation nationals in Las Vegas. …

‘Ugly’ Victory for Post 22

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Lebanon — Early in Friday’s game against visiting Milford, Lebanon American Legion Post 22 senior player Bryar Rouillard produced a prodigious belch while leading off first base. The Stevens High graduate promptly excused himself, but he and his teammates are hoping their seemingly-stacked lineup can give the rest of the state’s squads indigestion …

Liberty Utilities, New Hampshire Electric Users to See Savings

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley residents served by Liberty Utilities and the New Hampshire Electric Cooperative will pay less for electricity come May 1. The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission on Tuesday approved Liberty Utilities’ request to decrease its electric energy service rates, and the New Hampshire Electric …

Carl H. Breuning

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl H. Breuning, 77, of Myrtle Street, passed away at the Maplewood Nursing Home with his family by his side in Westmoreland, N.H., Friday, March 27, 2015. Carl was born in Newport, June 14, 1937, son to the late Carl and Fay Lillith (Heath) Breuning. …

Counties Ranked on Wellness

Saturday, March 28, 2015

West Lebanon — Upper Valley public health officials say an annual ranking of the health status of each county in the United States will help guide them as they create action plans to address the challenges area communities …

Lt. Col. Louie C. Elliott, Jr.

Friday, March 27, 2015

Dover, N.H. — Lieutenant Colonel Louie C. Elliott, Jr. (USAF, retired) died Saturday, March 14, 2015, in Dover. He was 89 years old. Lou was born in Duke, Okla. on Aug. 20, 1925, to the late Louie Sr. and Thelma Elliott. In 1943, at the age of 18, …

No Injuries in Chimney Fire

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newport — Heat and flames from a wood stove chimney ignited a wall in one of the oldest homes in Newport on Tuesday, causing extensive damage. Newport Fire Chief Wayne Conroy said the chimney inside the 33 Unity …

Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans, 99, of Newport, passed away at her home on Thursday, March 19, 2015. Donations in Barbara’s memory would be welcomed to the Holden-Yeomans Fund of the Richards Free Library. This fund supports the Hale award which Barbara and Raymond Holden founded …

Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Barbara Badmington Holden Yeomans, 99, of Newport, passed away at her home on March 19. Born on Dec. 28, 1915, she grew up in Hilliardville, Conn., where her father was a mill manager and her mother a church organist. She first came to Newport in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Carl Hawkhurst Harriman

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Newport, N.H. — Carl Hawkhurst Harriman died peacefully at his home in Newport on Saturday, March 14, 2015. He was born at home in Rangeley, Maine, on Sept. 16, 1936, the first of two sons born to Oscar William (Bill) and Mae (Hawkhurst) Harriman. He grew up in …

Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson

Saturday, March 14, 2015

Madison, Maine — Kathleen Priscillann (Barton) Johnson, 79, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015, at her home in Madison. She was born Oct. 17, 1935, in Newport, N.H., the daughter of George Arthur and Marjorie Emma (Alexander) Barton. She was educated in New Hampshire and graduated from Concord …