July 23rd, 2014
Litchville native Tate Smith has organized the Third Annual Ride the Hide Bull Bash, to be followed by the Andrea "Annie" Arbuckle Memorial Shootout, on Aug. 30 in Litchville, said his mother, Connie Smith. More in Wednesday's issue of the Times-Record.
At the request of Barnes County Sheriff Randy McClaflin, the Times-Record will begin featuring a wanted felon each Wednesday as a way to enlist the public's help in locating individuals who have felony warrants out for their arrest.
The first wanted felon in the project is Tyler Delmore, who is wanted for a felony and a number of misdemeanor charges.
Valley City Babe Ruth scored five runs in the sixth inning of Tuesdayâ€™s District 6 Tournament championship to finish Lisbon, 10-0, for their second title in as many years and a trip to August 1â€™s State Tournament in New Rockford, N.D.
Lisbon landed only six hits as they all too often lined into Valley
City gloves and could not bring runners home against Dawson Dietrich, who pitched six innings for a single walk and five strikeouts.
Valley City picked up 11 hits and enjoyed three Lisbon errors.
Fort Ransom State Park is cranking up its demonstrations at its Sunne farm this season, with, for the first time, events planned every other weekend through the end of September, said Cindy Henderson, administrative assistant for the park. More in Tuesday's issue of the Times-Record.
The Dacotah Pavilion at Valley City's Chautauqua Park was packed Monday with new Valley City and Barnes County residents along with city and county officials and representatives from area civic organizations and churches. During the event, which included a meal, residents had the opportunity to meet community leaders and make friends in their new home. Several area businesses donated items to be given as door prizes.
Area residents can catch a glimpse of what rural Barnes County town Litchville looked like when business was thriving during a public slide showing at the Litchville Community Center Friday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m.
Jamie Smith, a resident there, said, "Many of us have memories of how Litchville was back in its heydey â€” a time when storefronts were full and business was thriving."
Harvey led visiting Legion Post 60 3-1 through four innings on Monday night, but impending weather drew a coin flip from which Post 60 took the win.
Harvey scored a run in the first inning, Austin Bergâ€™s RBI tied it in the top of the fourth and Harvey scored two more in the home half.
Post 60 landed three hits and committed an error, Harvey seven hits and four errors.
Chase Carpenter drew a walk.
Austen Meyer pitched three innings for a strikeout, Berg two outs in the fourth.
Legion Post 60 (3-13) carries the third seed into Wednesdayâ€™s Regional Tournament in Grafton, N.D.
Dawson Dietrich scored on a wild bases-loaded pitch in the second inning of Mondayâ€™s District 6 Tournament semifinal against Ellendale, Matt Brandvold came home moments later when Garret Suhr wore a pitch with the bases loaded, and Suhr came across in the fifth on a wayward throw to first base for the third and final run of Valley Cityâ€™s 3-0 win.
Nate Rodriguez and the defense did the rest as Rodriguez struck out 18 batters on a walk, a hit-by-pitch and two four-strikeout innings in a complete-game no-hitter.
Take a selfie at Valley City's Crazy Day Wednesday and send it to us and we might feature it in an upcoming issue of the Times-Record.
There are plenty of activities planned, including inflatable games for children, bingo and shopping, with great opportunities for photos. The street fair begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 7 p.m.
Email photos to firstname.lastname@example.org or drop them off at our office (146 3rd Street Northeast, Valley City). Don't forget to include your name and what you were doing when the photo was taken.