From Our Files — March 14, 2018
Two Brothers Serve In Army — Two brothers, former residents of the Valley, are currently serving in the Army. The men, Armand and Lawrence Soucy were born in Van Buren, sons of the late William Soucy and Mrs. marie Gagnon of Hartford. Pvt. Armand Soucy entered the Army on Oct. 18, 1967. Sp 4 Lawrence Soucy entered the Army on July 4, 1966.
Postal Awards — Two postal employees received certificates for completing a three month correspondence course on finance and accounting given by the Post Office Department. Postmaster Raoul Cyr, gave the awards to Norman Albert and Bertrand Cyr. Albert is the assistant to the postmaster and Cyr is a sub-clerk. The course is taken voluntarily by the workers.
25 Years Ago — March 17, 1993
Corbin Honored For Volunteerism –– Richard Corbin of Madawaska is one of five Maine residents to receive the annual Jefferson Award. The individuals were honored for their dedication to public service by the American Institute for Public Service and WLBZ-TV in Bangor on Friday, March 12. Richard has been very involved with many groups and causes including the Knights of Columbus, the Lions Club and with the renown Acadian Festival.
1,120 Miles And Counting — Enfield resident, Raymond Ouellette, 70 years old, accompanied by his sons, Joseph and Paul Ouellette, and friend Dennis Picard, has returned from a 1,120 mile snowmobile journey. The foursome departed Tedford Mines, Quebec, for Madawaska Riviere du-loup and Edmundston N.B. The return trip took them through the Allagash Wilderness in Maine, St. Pamphile, and Lac-Etchemin Quebec then back to Tedford Mines. Ouellette used a 1989 Arctic Cat 500cc Cougar for the trip.
10 Years Ago March 12, 2008
New Inn Offers A Look At Old Times — Some residents, or past residents of Soldier Pond might remember Mrs. Powell, the nurse who lived near the church. She was well known for her commitment to nursing and her community. The historic Powell House will now be open to the public as the Four Seasons Inn. Guests will soon be able to reserve one of six suites, four of which have jacuzzis.