From our Files – Week of July 5, 2021

50 Years Ago — July 8, 1971

    Nearly 60 at ’61 reunion — Members of the Class of 1961 flocked back in large numbers for the 10th reunion held Friday at Pete’s Maple Grove Club in Sinclair. “Of the 91 members nearly 60 attended,” said Roger Thibodeau, class president.

   Class of ’61 “Remembers” — The Fort Kent Community High School Class of 1961 held its 10-year reunion last Sunday at the Knights of Columbus Hall. The group of about 150 met at the St. Louis Church for prayers and continued on to the high school for a tour. Following this everyone met at the K of C Hall for dining and dancing. Special guests were Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses Nadeau, the class principal.

25 Years Ago — July 10, 1996

Four generations of Heberts — Four generations of Heberts were recently honored at the Acadian Mass on June 23, 1996. Each year a different family is chosen to represent the family spirit. This year’s Hebert family members were, Reginald Hebert, Alma Hebert, Joan Hebert, Danny and Margo Hebert, and the youngest generation, Randy and Darly Hebert.

10 Years Ago — July 13, 2011

Families take part in the Frenchville tractor pull — Daniel Coulombe of St. Agatha drove a 1956 John Deere 720 at the Northern Maine Antique Tractor pull at C.L. Roy and Sons on Saturday, July 9, 2011. Coulombe, 15, in his first pulling event this year, works with his father Kurt to repair and maintain the tractors. Volunteers lent a hand at C.L. Roy and Sons to set up the pull, put on in cooperation with the Northern Maine Antique Tractor Club and sponsored by James Pelletier. The NMAT club also hosted a fundraiser for Hospice on Sunday.

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