50 years ago today
NORTH ADAMS -- Law rence George, 15, of North Adams, won the jumper championship at the horse show at the 95th annual Blanford Fair by taking four jumping events in two days. He rode Sham rock, owned by his father, Harry George. WILLIAMSTOWN -- U.S. Army Spec. 5.C. Carl Shepard Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. She pard of Mountain View Street, has been awarded a good conduct medal while serv ing with the 585th Ordnance Co. in Stut tgart, Germany. Shepard was presented the medal in recognition of his "exemplary conduct, efficiency and fidelity as a soldier in the active federal military service." He enlisted in the Army in February, 1959.
25 years ago today
CLARKSBURG -- Mar guerite Myers won’t be teaching fifth grade at Clarksburg Elementary School this year. She is now the school’s interim principal, a position she ac cepted as a result of the resignation of Principal Gerard Dery on July 25. Mrs. Myers will remain as interim principal until the school committee hired a permanent principal.
NORTH ADAMS -- The Mount Williams Greenhouses team won the Old Timers Div ision of the P&R Women’s Soft ball League. Members of the team are Barb Monette, Pat Groves, Pat Shea, Gayle Galli, Donna Morris, Sue Les carbeau, Juliet Flynt, Leah Hahn, Liz Berasi, Charlene Briggs, Nancy Ritter, Tammy Picard, Missy Parisien, Pam Kennedy, Marian Shorey and Jacquie
10 years ago today
CLARKSBURG -- At the North Adams Country Club Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Craig Rou geau placed first in the Men’s Division with a three-day score of 228. That was two strokes better than Jack Rivard. In the Senior Division, Leo Ethier edged Roger Boucher by a stroke to first place. He had rounds of 77 and 79 for a 156.
WILLIAMSTOWN -- At Waubeeka Golf Links, two familiar faces were in the winner’s circle again. In the Men’s Championship Division, John Bradbury collected his fifth title by shooting a 222, five strokes better than Chris Baran. In the Women’s Championship Division, Kathy Duguay won her fourth title by posting a 237, some 29 strokes better than the rest of the field.