Entries by Mark Huard

EVENTS: Battle of Maine set for March 26, 2022

The 40th anniversary of the Battle of Maine Martial Arts Championships will be taking place on Saturday March 26, 2022, at Champions Fitness Club, in Waterville. Spectator Tickets are $10. The event begins at 8:30 a.m. and will feature forms, fighting and weapons competitions throughout the day. The Battle of Maine has supported the Children’s […]

PHOTO: Third generation black belt

Kancho Randy Huard started Huard’s Martial Arts School in 1966. This was at a time when there were very few Dojos in the area. He built the school on a foundation of loyalty, discipline and respect. Over 55 years later, he is still teaching those same values to his students and through his students. On […]

Local Dancer in the spotlight

by Mark Huard Wyatt Woodbury, 11, of Fairfield, recently traveled to Weymouth, Massachusetts, to appear in a photo shoot for the Turn It Up Dance Challenge. Wyatt is a member of the Stage Presence Dance Team, in Winslow. The team competes locally and throughout the country at various competitions, earning many regional and national awards […]

Temple Academy Outreach Team doing great things within our community

by Mark Huard The Temple Academy Outreach Team is a community serviced-oriented group of 7th through 12th grade students led by junior high and high school science teacher Rachel Baker. Kevin Wood, Superintendent of the pre-K-12, non-denominational Christian school shared his vision with Ms. Baker for a service-based team at the start of the 2020/2021 […]

Local woman publishes her second children’s book

by Mark Huard Sharon Hood, local musician and radio personality of Cruisin’ Country 93.5, recently published her second children’s book Who Stole the Snowman’s Nose? this past November and it has been very well received. The book, a fictitious story about her son Anderson, tells the tale of him and his dog, Dallas, and the […]

Fairfield Cops Care For Kids goes on COVID style

Text by Mark Huard Even though the Cops Care for Kids program looked slightly different this year, the officers from the Fairfield Police Department didn’t let that stop them from making sure the boys and girls of the Fairfield Community got their annual delivery of toys. The Fairfield Police Department carries on the memory of […]