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EDH wrestlers triumph at Fresno tourney

EDH wrestlers bring home Bear Head trophies from state tournament in Fresno. Pictured are, back row: coaches Lyndel Deatherage, Kevin Pebley, Clarence Moore, Kyle West and Benjamin West;
front row, Kaden West, Brody Deatherage, Christian Pebley, Scotty Moore and Kenyen Middleton. Courtesy photo

El Dorado Hills Wrestling Club wrestlers brought home the trophies from the Dave Shultz Freestyle State Tournament at Selland Arena in Fresno earlier this month. First-grader Christian Pebley wrestled seven times and came home with a well earned 5th place medal. Second-grader Kenyen Middleton placed 4th, third-grader Brody Deatherage placed 3rd, third-grader Scotty Moore place 1st, fifth-grader Kaden […]

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Wellman an All American

Oak Ridge lacrosse player Josh Wellman, seen here last season was recently named an All American. Village Life file photo by Pat Dollins

BALTIMORE — U.S. Lacrosse recently announced the first of three groups of high school boys’ lacrosse players named U.S. Lacrosse High School All-American, All-Academic honorees or Bob Scott Award winners. Nearly 80 players were recognized for their efforts on and off the field, including Oak Ridge junior Josh Wellman, one of 49 All Americans selected. […]

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It was an exceptional speech

EDITOR: Friday I read a letter posted by Ellie Vierra that criticized El Dorado Union High School Board member Todd White for his graduation speech at Oak Ridge High School. Her letter criticized Mr. White’s promotion of American exceptionalism and misconstrued his reference of God to be in an exclusive tone. I found this letter […]

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Culture of corruption at the White House

EDITOR: The circle of White House corruption surrounding the Benghazi scandal is now complete, with the promotion of former U. N. ambassador and White House apologist Susan Rice to the position of national security advisor. Is she qualified? Who knows? The issue here is protection, not qualification. She will now occupy a position not subject […]

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Billingsley’s Bullets: Learn or lose — a life lesson

One of my “Billingsley Axioms” is “Insight without change means nothing.” In other words, you may gain insight from your mistakes, but if you don’t change the behavior that created the mistake you will repeat the same mistakes. • If drinking too much results in you fighting, arguing or being put in jail, you will […]

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Ask a care manager: Understanding health insurance as an older adult

With the passage of the Affordable Care Act, the topic of health insurance is moving from the back burner to the front. With the growing numbers of baby boomers on the cusp of Medicare eligibility, questions arise almost daily about eligibility, costs and coverage. For those older adults with existing coverage, they may be wondering […]

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EDH Crime Watch: June 6-12

The following information was taken from El Dorado County sheriff’s reports: Busted June 6: Someone broke  a truck’s window on Latham Lane. Burgled June 6: A burglary was reported on Town Center Boulevard. Too much, too young June 7: Deputies arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of public intoxication on Saratoga Way. On a rampage […]

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