St. John Valley

From Our Files — June 5, 2019

50 Years Ago — June 5, 1969

   Fort Kent Wedding “Centennial Syle” — That’s how Mr. and Mrs. Carl J. Michaud traveled Saturday as they left for a reception at the Fort Kent State Armory following their wedding at St. Louis Church in Fort Kent. Over 300 persons attended the Centennial wedding and reception. In keeping with the Centennial spirit, the wedding was a replica of a wedding 100 years ago.

Madawaska Teacher Retires After 23 Years Of Service  — Mrs. Felix Albert was honored at a special banquet put on by the staff at Evangeline School last Monday at the Laurier Bar-B-Que in Edmundston. Roger Martin, representing the Madawaska Teachers’ Association, presented the award.

25 Years Ago — June 8, 1994

Fenway Batboy Selected From Valley — Craig Michaud of Frenchville has been selected as a batboy at Fenway Park when the Boston Red Sox host the Baltimore Orioles Saturday, June 11. He is an 11-year-old fifth-grader at Dr. Levesque School and the son of Ken and Jeannine Michaud of Frenchville.

62 Percent of Grads Headed For Higher Education — The guidance department at Madawaska High School has reported that 62 percent of the class of 1994 plan on attending some form of post-secondary education following graduation.

10 Years Ago — June 3, 2009

Tornado In Eagle Lake — On Sunday, May 24, Richard and Beth Soucy watched from the window of their home on Duprey Road in Eagle Lake as an EF1 tornado wiped out every tree standing on their seven-acre property. For a little over three miles, a path of destruction was torn through the town of Eagle Lake, at some places up to 200 yards wide.

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