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Judge rules Sanbornton man involved in shooting a danger to himself and others; $100k cash bail continued

CIRCUIT COURT — Attorneys for the Sanbornton man accused of trying to kill his son on Steele Hill Road last week said yesterday that there is reason to believe he acted in self-defense and that his bail should be reduced to personal recognizance. But Judge Ned Gordon was not convinced and bail conditions were continued. Public Defender Steve Mirkin noted that Lloyd Barnard, 61 of Steele Hill Road is facing one count of first degree assault and one count of attempted second degree murder after he allegedly shot his son at least four times in the legs on August 10. Although Barnard... Read more

Letters

City Council trying to enact protect the incumbents ordinanc…

To The Daily Sun, For many decades I have believed that Thomas Jefferson was the originator of "Eternal Vigilance". The text is a warning of what has to be done to preserve our Liberty. At a time when some are re-writing history, at my age some issues are just not worth the time. However, Eternal Vigilance is one rule for the voters. One only has to turn to the Community Organizer and Truth Fabricator for the... Read more

Columns

Jim Hightower - What we've paid for war in Afghanistan &…

War is Hell. Major General Harold Greene could certainly tell you all about that — but, sadly, he's dead. On Aug. 5, General Green became the highest-ranking American soldier to die in our unfathomable, 13-year war in Afghanistan, joining 2,339 other service members who've paid the ultimate price for being sent by warmongering politicians into that fight for ... well, for what? No president or congressional leader has ever offered a coherent or credible answer, much less... Read more

Sports

Waukewan Ladies burn up the golf course

August 5 was a hazy, hot and humid day for golf; however the weather did not affect the ladies. Fifteen ladies shot 50 or under. Kathy Boselli, Denise Doyle, Gerry McGillicuddy, Mary Dickerson, Nancy Magdziasz shot 50; Faith Bartlett, Barbara Saimond and Lynn Allen posted 49s while Laurie Fox and Brenda Trudeau turned in 48s. Mary Cross stood alone with a 47. Barb Barbuto, Kathy Sweeney, and Val Langbehn turned in a 46. Showing that... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-McCoy-Zejnati

William McCoy III and Ina Zejnati Mr. and Mrs. William John McCoy, II of Belmont, NH are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, William John McCoy, III to Ina Zejnati. William is a 2003 graduate of Plymouth State University. William currently is VP, eCommerce and Development at Colonial Medical in Nashua, NH. Ina Zejnati is a 2006 graduate of Massachusetts College of Art and works as Director of Experience Strategy & Design for Makibie in Nashua, NH. Their wedding will... Read more

Calendar of Events

8-18-14 Calendar

  4th Annual Carl Johnson Memorial Golf Tournament hosted by the Loon Preservation Committee, Ridgewood Country Club, Moultonborough. To pre-register or for more information call 476-5666 or visit www.loon.org.  Ceramics program, starting 11:30 a.m., Wesley Woods Community Room, Wesley Way (off Route 11A), Gilford.  Gilmanton Youth Soccer organization sign-up for boys and girls in Kindergarden through 6th grade, 6-7 p.m. at Gilmanton School. Cost is $40 per child. For more information call 267-7912 or email pjewoodworking@metrocast.net. Historical program about a... Read more

Announcements

Moultonborough Democrats to meet on Wednesday

MOULTONBOROUGH — Moultonborough Democrats will meet at the Moultonborough Public Library on Wednesday, August 27 at 6:30 p.m. This educational and informational meeting will provide those in attendance with facts about the upcoming Primary Election, the necessary ID needed to vote, and the application process to secure an absentee ballot. In addition, there will be an opportunity for citizens to meet the local candidates who anticipate to representing the Towns of Moultonboro, Sandwich, and Tuftonboro in... Read more

Births

Birth- Preston Lou Ashton

Preston Lou Ashton Born on August 1, 2014 at 4:17pm at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH to Laura Dunn and Ryan Ashton. Preston weighed 6lbs 14oz and was 19 inches long. His maternal grandparents are Cal and Tammy Dunn, Jr. of Laconia, NH. His maternal great grandparents are Harry and Thelma Bean of Gilford, NH. Paternal grandparents are Jim and Cheryl Barnes of Gilmanton Iron Works, NH. Preston has many aunts and uncles; Cal, Sue,... Read more

People

Brittany Sulham Crowned Miss Littleton Area 2014

Brittany Sulham, Miss Littleton Area 2014 Brittany Sulham, was crowned Miss Littleton Area on Saturday, June 21st. She is a 2014 graduate of Profile High School. Her platform was the importance of not texting while driving and her talent is modern dance. Her proud grandparents are Jackie and John Nikolais of Gilford, NH. Brittany resides in Bethlehem, NH. Read more

Obituaries

Deneen M. Reed, 49

FRANKLIN — Deneen Mayo Reed died on August 17th 2014 at the Concord Hospital surrounded by family after a brief illness. She was born on August 2, 1965 in New Orleans, Louisana to mother Nancy Bryant and father Ned Reed. She grew up in the Bristol area and attended Newfound Memorial HIgh School and lived briefly in California before returning to N.H. for the last 20 years. She was a caregiver for Lakes Region Community... Read more

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