Tricounty News

Hundreds turn out for Deegan’s Drive for Donors

Hundreds of motorcyclists and a handful of classic car owners took part in “Deegan’s Drive for Donors” that pulled out of Marty Sunday, Aug. 18, at noon and headed to Manannah.W-TCN-bikers

The road was filled with horse power and the air with noise as the bikes and muscle cars sent a message to heaven for a little boy named Deegan who was diagnosed with a brain malformation shortly before his second birthday. Deegan P. Johnson-Pramann died at only 22-months old, but his organs were donated so that others could live.

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Forest City plays host to 30th annual Rendezvous

Fry bread and hand-churned ice cream are among the treats available at the Forest City Stockade annual Rendezvous. W-DSCF1709This year marked their thirtieth. Staff photo by Anton Matua.

 

Forest City plays host to 25th annual Threshers Show

Ford was the featured make of tractor at the Forest City Threshers Show this year. The annual two-day event W-DSCF1643celebrated its twenty-fifth anniversary this past weekend. Staff photo by Anton Matua.

 

Mike Schultz having a ‘monster’ of a summer

“Monster” Mike Schultz enjoys summer. He’s really enjoying this summer.

W-100Schultz won the gold medal in early August at the Adaptive Moto-X event at the ESPN Summer X-Games in Los Angeles.

Winning gold never gets old to Schultz who knew he had his work cut out for him at the ESPN games.

“I knew I would have some stiff competition so I built a practice track at home.”

Before the competition in practice at the event “a couple of the other guys looked strong,” Schultz said. “I knew I needed a good start and at the first corner I was in second place.”

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Events rescheduled from Valley Daze

Kid tractor pull and fireworks to be Friday, Aug. 30

Valley Daze has rescheduled their Kid tractor pull and fireworks that had to be cancelled during the Valley Daze celebration because of weather. They are going to have them both on Friday, Aug. 30. The kid tractor pull registration starts at 6:30 p.m. and the pull starts at 7 p.m. for ages 4-11. The Fireworks will be at dusk at the Eden Valley Elementary School.