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July 9th, 2015
WEST HAVEN — Veteran stock car driver Tim LaDuc of Orwell returned to Devil’s Bowl Speedway victory lane on Sunday after a five-year drought by winning the WhistlePig Straight Rye Whiskey Independence Day Special on the Devil’s Bowl Dirt Track.
LaDuc earned the checkered flag in the 50-lap Liberty Street Discount Beverage & Deli Sportsman Modified race after a race-long fight with Josh Sunn.
MIDDLEBURY — The trio of Jim Dayton, John Davis and Peter Mulgrew prevailed in the July 2 edition of Bill Davidson Thursday Afternoon Golf at the Ralph Myhre Golf Course.
Two threesomes finished tied for second in the best-ball event: Ed Sommers, George Ramsayer and Matt Biette, and Bert Phinney, Russ Reilly and Deem Schoenfeld.
The day’s Closest To The Pin winners were Mike Adams and Biette.
Mulgrew earned the low net score overall, and Biette recorded the low net score on the Par 3 holes.
MIDDLEBURY — The third annual Middlebury Mayhem and Middlebury Parks and Recreation Department basketball camp will be held from July 20 to 24 in the Middlebury Municipal Gym.
Daily specialized drills, fun games and scrimmages will be offered to incoming third- through ninth-graders by Mayhem coach Randy Stockwell, Dustin Hunt from the recreation department, and local players. Also tentatively expected to help out are local high school and college coaches, including Jeff Brown, Gene DeLorenzo and Martin Beatty.
CASTLETON — Castleton State College will host the 41st annual Lions’ Vermont-New Hampshire Twin-State soccer matches on July 18, with only one Addison County athlete featured this summer among the senior all-stars from each state.
Mount Abraham Union High School graduate and Lincoln resident Amy Nault was selected as one of the 21 athletes on the Vermont girls’ teams. Nault was a key midfield cog for the Division II champion Eagle squad.
Sign, sign, everywhere a sign
Do this, don’t do that, can’t you read the sign?
(Five Man Electrical Band)
All I did was open and close my fist, subtly — then all hell broke loose:
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police issued three drunk driving citations in the past 10 days — two after the alleged drunk drivers were involved in crashes.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police gave information on July 4 to a Two Brothers Tavern employee on how she could apply for a no-stalking order after she reported being stalked by a male patron.
In other action last week, Middlebury police:
• Were informed of the theft of a cell phone from a Court Street Extension business on June 29.
• Tended to a barking dog complaint in Woodland Park on June 29.
VERGENNES — A loud muffler led to drug- and alcohol-related charges for two Vergennes-area teens celebrating Independence Day.
Vergennes police said they stopped a car on Main Street for defective equipment just before midnight on July 4; in it, they said, were four teens between the ages of 14 and 16. Police said they smelled the odor of marijuana and saw containers of alcoholic beverages in the car.