February 2017

Out and About

 By Dorothy Johnson

The snow did arrive in a blizzard.  I was confined to the house Monday and Tuesday and again on Thursday.  Today (Sunday) we are having warmer weather and the snow is melting. If this keeps up, maybe I will find my picnic table this week.

Obituary - GERALD EMMONS COOKSON

Calais – Gerald Emmons Cookson, 73, passed away at his home on February 14, 2017.  Gerald was born on June 23, 1943 to Henry and Dorothy (McPhail) Cookson in Calais.  Upon his completion of high school, he immediately enlisted with the US Air Force, serving during the Vietnam War and then later served with the National Guard for 25 years, retiring

Obituary - RUTH (RUTHIE) IRENE SHAIN (JAMIESON)

HALIFAX - Age 73 of Halifax, Ruthie was called home to our Lord on Saturday, January 21st, 2017. Born on November 24th, 1943 to Bill and Rose Jamieson, Ruthie was a unique and caring individual, beautiful inside and out, who touched the lives of all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bill and Rose Jamieson; and husband, Artie.

Horse Damages Ambulance

Downeast EMS was struck by a horse that had escaped it's enclosure while transporting the last victim from the Woodland Pulp incident.  Unit 50 was involved in the accident Rt. 1 in Baileyville.  All occupants in the ambulance were not injured. The horse, Bert only received minor injuries. (Facebook Photo).

HELON EMILE TURMEL

Meddybemps, ME and Daytona Beach Shores, FL - Helon Emile Turmel, 91, passed away on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 in Providence, RI. He was the son of Prosper and Rosee Turmel of Jackman, ME. He was married in 1945 to Florence Turmel, his wife of 71 years.

Woodland Rec. News

 

WINTER PROGRAMS: The following are some of the programs being offered by the Dept. for the winter of 2016.

Ice Skating Area: Open daily depending on weather and ice conditions. Skate at your own risk. Contact the Rec. Dept. at 427-6205 FMI.

CALAIS REC K-2 BASKETBALL

Malorie Black and Dana Redding take their time to teach grades k-2 the “fun” of basketball for the Calais Recreation Department. Calais continues to introduce their youth to the “great game of basketball” through fun drills and actually having fun playing like the big kids…(Calais Recreation photo).

 

 

DRAGON CHEERLEADING

The Woodland Dragons changed their routine adding difficulty for the MPA regionals held Saturday at the Cross Center in Bangor and took fifth place in the championship, earning them a slot in the state finals on February 11 in the Cross Center. (Photo by John Rogers).

 

 

DRAGON ALUMNI IN ACTION

 

Pictured are the Woodland Dragons that participated in the annual alumni games in the “Dragon Dome.” They include l-r: Windsor Brooks (2016), Bob Ferry (1977), Frankie Morrison (2001), Dylan Leighton (2016), Chris Thornton (2015), Jamie Bohanon (1990), and Chad James (2009). (Photo by John Rogers).

SHEAD LADY TIGERETTES #1 IN NORTH

 

Pictured is the North Class D Shead Tigerettes from Eastport. Members include front l-r: Holly Preston, Katelyn Mitchell, Justine Cheney, Halle Sullivan, and Cassidee Lawrence. Back l-r: Coach Dean Preston, Roxanna MacGregor, Maddison Greenlaw, Cassidy Wilder, Kiesha Scott, Aurdey Bradbury, and Coach Dana Bowen. (Photo by John Rogers).

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