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Abby's home safe! Conway teen was missing for 286 days

(This article was written by staff members of The Conway Daily Sun.) CONWAY — She's home, safe and sound. North Conway teen Abigail Hernandez was reunited safely with her family Sunday evening, according to a statement issued Monday afternoon by authorities. Hernandez, of North Conway, disappeared last Oct. 9 after leaving Kennett High School. She vanished just days before her 15th birthday. Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, Conway Police Chief Edward Wagner, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert Quinn and FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent in Charge William Scott O'Donnell issued the following statement Monday: "(We) are pleased to announce that Abigail Hernandez was... Read more

Letters

How are parents coming up with the $7k to transport their ki…

To The Daily Sun, President Obama recently asserted that a photo op at our chaotic southern border was totally unnecessary since he is well informed about the goings on in and around the Rio Grande. His "dreamy plan" is of course to wait for the Republicans to cave in to his every desire which requires $3.7 billion in aid to be sent to "secure the border". Right on Mr. President. We can keep our border, period,... Read more

Columns

Sanborn — Lakes Region Waterfront Sales Report, June 2014

Things are holding pretty steady as far as waterfront sales go on Winnipesaukee. There were ten residential sales on the lake in June of this year. The average price came in at $862,150 with a median price point of $748,750. There were also ten sales last June at an average price of $1,364,018. For the first half of the year there have been 48 transactions on Winnipesaukee with an average sales price of $1,103,389 and... Read more

Sports

Five Muskrats named to NECBL All-Star roster

LACONIA — Laconia will be well represented at the NECBL All-Star Game, to be played July 20 in Holyoke, Mass. The Muskrats will be sending five members of this season's squad. Three of the four position players will be in the starting lineup. Matt Byrne (Iona) will start at second along with Braxton Martinez (St. Louis) at third, and Vinny Zarillo (Rutgers) in leftfield. Outfielder Colton Bottomley (Florida Gulf Coast) and pitcher Jack English (Florida... Read more

Weddings

Engagement-Jones-Seager

Kristen Jones and Adam Seager John & Tammy McKenzie, and Tom & Jackie Jones of Laconia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kristen Jones to Adam Seager, son of Delores and Jeffrey Seager of Gilford. Kristen graduated from Laconia High School in 2007 and is currently employed by Verizon Wireless in Laconia. She is currently enrolled at Southern New Hampshire University pursuing a Bachelor's degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology and is a candidate to graduate in May of... Read more

Calendar of Events

7-20-14 Calendar

Jewish Food Festival, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Temple B'nai Israel, 210 Court St., Laconia; offering an array of traditional Jewish foods. For more information visit www.tbinh.org  Montblanc chamber group performs, 3 p.m., Woodside Building at Taylor Community, 435 Union Ave., Laconia. Free. Interlakes Summer Theater production of "Miss Saigon," 5 p.m., Inter-Lakes High School Community Auditorium. Contact 1-888-245-6374 or visit www.interlakestheatre.com Franklin Footlight Theater presents "Footlight Flashback" a musical celebration of their past 20 seasons, 2 p.m., Franklin Opera House,... Read more

Announcements

Annie and the Orphans Marking 50th anniversary at Pitman's F…

LACONIA — Pitman's Freight Room at 94 New Salem Street in Laconia is pleased to announce that on Friday July 25 at 8 p.m. Lakes Region favorites "Annie and the Orphans will celebrate their 50th anniversaryAs a sophomore in high school at the age of 15, Anatole "Annie" Paquette skipped school with a friend and drove to a Manchester music store and with money saved for his class ring, purchased his first set of drums.Determined... Read more

Births

Birth- Mila Eloise Lucille Letourneau

Mila Eloise Lucille LetourneauMila Eloise Lucille Letourneau was born February 12, 2014, at Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and was 20 1/4 inches long. Her parents are Michael and Mary Beth Letourneau of Belmont, NH. She joins her big brothers Isaiah James, 14, and Liam John Steven, 18 months. The maternal grandparents are Steven and Colleen Tewksbury of Hebron, NH. The paternal grandparents are Jean-Luc and Monique Letourneau of Compton, QC. The great-grandparents are... Read more

People

Warren Graduates Yale School of Architecture

Kate Warren Kate M. Warren was awarded a Master of Architecture degree from the Yale School of Architecture at commencement exercises held on May 19, 2014. Kate attended Gilford schools and then high school at Phillips Exeter Academy, graduating with honors in 2006. She earned a BA in Economics with minors in Business and Spanish from New York University in 2010. She studied architecture at Columbia University in Paris and New York before entering the graduate... Read more

Obituaries

Robert E Jackes

LACONIA — Robert E. Jackes, 89, of 2870 Parade Road, died at his home on Thursday, July 17, 2014.Mr. Jackes was born December 19, 1924 in Holstein, Iowa, the son of the late Gertrude (Foster) and William Jackes, Sr.Mr. Jackes served in the U. S. Coast Guard for four years and resided in Tilton, N.H. for ten years before moving to Laconia forty-three years ago. He worked as a herdsman, as a Farm Manager for... Read more

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