July 7th, 2014
Lisbon came out swinging and led 1-0 after a District inning Monday at Charlie Brown Field, but Valley City responded to finish a 17-7 win in the sixth on 18 total hits.
Down 7-1 midway through the non-District third and facing wind and rain from the northwest, Valley City tacked on seven runs in the home half for walk-off, three-inning 8-7 win.
â€śOur bats came alive for us today, and especially piling on hits from consecutive batters helped out,â€ť Babe Ruth head coach Lance Lukes said. â€śOur middle five are really swinging some good sticks.â€ť
Meeting Tuesday, Barnes County Commissioners approved preliminary plans for a proposed residential subdivision in Green Township proposed by Terence Brock. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
From demolition derby to fireworks, crashes and bangs echoed from the silos during the Sanborn Fire Department's annual Fourth of July Celebration Friday. Other events during the day-long celebration included a parade, children's races and a street dance. Photos and results in Monday's Times-Record.
David Trapp is the fourth generation member of his family in insurance â€”Â and he's been doing it for 40 years. To celebrate this success, an open house will be held at Heritage Insurance Services, where Trapp currently works, all this week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 202 Central Avenue South, Suite 5, in Valley City. Refreshments will be served and prizes will be given away.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Barnes County and other area farmers are all welcome to a Dazey Plot Tour on hard red spring wheat, barley and soybeans set for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, said Randy Grueneich, Barnes County Extension Agent. More in Monday's issue of the Times-Record.
Valley City Public Works' daytime phone number, (701) 845-0380, is now also the 24/7 emergency contact phone number for electrical, water, sewer or street emergencies. Residents are still encouraged to call 9-1-1 for dangerous public works emergencies.
More in Monday's Times-Record.
Captainâ€™s Pub swept Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg, 16-6 and 16-1
Hope Electric swept NuBar/Christensen Trucking, 9-8 and 17-6
Elliott Farms took the opener from Boomers Corner Keg/Dakota Plains, 8-4, but Boomers/Dakota Plains took the closer, 13-5
John Deere Seeding swept The Raven/Eagles, 15-5 and 14-3
Captainâ€™s Pub swept NuBar/Christensen Trucking, 7-5 and 18-8
Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg/Dakota Plains swept John Deere Seeding, 15-4 and 15-13
The Raven/Eagles swept Boomerâ€™s Corner Keg, 11-10; 10-9
John Deere Seeding 13-3
Junior Varsity Awards
Varsity Defensive Leaders
Brooke Breckheimer, 49
Dierra Diegel, .982
Brenna Dieterle, 90
Dierra Diegel, 7
Troopers in the North Dakota Highway Patrolâ€™s southeast region will be conducting an alcohol saturation in Stutsman, Barnes, Cass, Traill and Steele counties July 3-6. Troopers from across the southeast region will be working overtime to add extra patrols during the holiday weekend.
Approximately 25 percent of all traffic fatality victims in North Dakota this year have been killed in alcohol-related crashes. The goal of the saturation is deter and detect impaired drivers to prevent additional traffic crashes and deaths because of impaired drivers.
Two local athletes who recently traveled to New Jersey in search of Special Olympics gold and silver were not disappointed with the outcome. Adam Maresh left New Jersey with three gold medals for weightlifting while Jennifer Bennett walked away with a silver medal, a fourth place ribbon and a sixth place ribbon in track and field events.
More in Thursday's Times-Record.