July 24th, 2014
It seems the world has a country with power unequaled in all history. It is the United States of America, a title that I was once proud of when I was very young. I grew up in a propaganda system so complete with movies, great music and testimony from a corporate media, which constantly spent great effort describing the U.S. as the greatest country and the greatest democracy in the world.
GOSHEN — Brothers Jeremy, 25, and Justin Scheid, 28, of Sparta, N.J., came in together to win the 10K race in a time of 40:56, and Kevin Canty, 27, of Proctor, N.Y., claimed the 5K title in 25:04 at this past Saturday’s 36th annual Goshen Gallop. The challenging trail race attracted 85 runners.
Elisa Bradley, 30, of Portland, Maine, was the women’s 10K winner (49:06) and Caitlin Canty, who was listed in race results as 64 years old and from Proctor, won the women’s 5K in 29:30.
Dear Mr. Lynn,
As is sadly all too typical with your editorials, everything is presented with a liberal spin. The latest example is your editorial on the gas tax, where as usual Democrats are presented as the enlightened saviors of society in their never-ending battle to save us from the Republicans.
WEST HAVEN — Ron Proctor waited nearly two years to carry a checkered flag at Devil’s Bowl Speedway, but the wait became worth it as the veteran driver won the double-points Rutland Herald Mid-Season Championship in dominant fashion on Friday, July 18. Proctor headlined a list of winners that also included Bucko Branham, Jamy Begor, and Chris LaVair.
VERMONT — The Vermont Sports Media Association chose a 72-year-old marathon specialist, a junior softball pitcher from BFA-Fairfax High School, and a junior track and field athlete from Mount Mansfield Union as its athletes of the month for May.
Elected in statewide balloting of VSMA membership were: Newton Baker of Montpelier as the Open Division Athlete of the Month, Kayla Mathieu of BFA-Fairfax as the High School Female Athlete of the Month, and Alec Eschholz of Mount Mansfield Union as the High School Male Athlete of the Month.
BRISTOL — Officers in the Bristol Police Department were active during the month of June, as can be seen in the log recently submitted to the newspaper by Chief Kevin Gibbs.
During the month, Bristol police:
• On June 1 at 3:29 a.m. assisted Vermont State Police with a traffic stop and consent search on suspicion of driving under the influence and drug possession.
ADDISON COUNTY — Vermont State Police responded to a motor vehicle crash on Route 125 in Hancock, about a half mile west of Route 100, at a little past 5:30 a.m. on July 17.
MIDDLEBURY — Middlebury police on July 18 at 3:57 p.m. received a report from a resident that the driver of a vehicle on Court Street was possibly impaired. When the officer contacted the driver, he admitted to texting while driving. The officer issued the driver a ticket for doing so.
Between July 14 and 21, Middlebury police dealt with a variety of incidents including noise disturbances, welfare checks and many traffic stops.
In other activity last week, police: