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Six Eagles honored

Band of  brothers — Eagle Scouts Ashish Nag, Kees Vanderwyk, Cameron Hoyt, Evan Hoyt, Joshua Verner, Devin McDonald, Alexander Adams and Michael Tharratt from Troop 454 in El Dorado Hills supported each other during their Eagle Scout projects and Devin's illness. Courtesy photo

By Charlene McDonald They called themselves the “Eagle Patrol:” The name would turn out to be prophetic. Six young men — Alexander Adams, Evan Hoyt, Cameron Hoyt, Devin McDonald, Ashish Nag and Kees Vanderwyk — were honored Sunday at Lakehills Covenant Church for achieving the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank in Boy Scouting. […]

No Comment / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Town Center’s Fireworks Jubilee lights up the night Tuesday

Village Life file photo by William A. Scales

Don’t miss live music, delicious chili and a spectacular fireworks show at the third annual Fireworks Jubilee at El Dorado Hills Town Center. The patriotic fun will run from 6 to 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 3. Events at this crowd-pleasing jubilee include Radio Disney’s Rockin’ Road Show and bounce houses for the little ones, live […]

No Comment / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Tasmanian Devils attack Sharks

The Taz and Sharks battle it out in the pool during their meet Saturday. Courtesy photo

The El Dorado Hills Tasmanian Devils defeated the Sierra Sharks 422-367 on Saturday, June 23, at the Cameron Park Community Services District Pool. In a run of 19 regular season meets between the neighboring clubs, the Taz swam away with their sixth straight victory. Leading up to the competition, coaching staff for both teams prepared […]

No Comment / June 25, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

New Vision Christian Ministry brings seniors together

By Nancy Curtis If you walk past Cornerstone Christian Church in El Dorado Hills on Thursday evenings you might see happy seniors entering the building and hear some familiar songs floating through the air. The reason? New Vision, an interdenominational Christian ministry for senior adults, is meeting for its Thursday night Bible fellowship. Starting last […]

No Comment / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Featured Stories,News | Read More »

ARFC Freedom ’98 takes silver at Reno’s Zephyr Cup

ARFC Freedom '98 players are: back row, left to right: Megan Williams, Megan Gisin, Britney Johnson, Hannah Lewandowski, Alexa Gisin, Gabriella O’Conner, Madison Jana and Riley West along with front row left to right: Olivia Teerlink, Natalie Cowlishaw, Taryn Perez, Jaycie Schenone, Paige Garvey, Sarah Kelly, Angelica Huettl and Shannon Fuchs. Courtesy photo

RENO, NEV. — American River Futbol Club U14 girls’ soccer team Freedom ’98 placed second at their first tournament of the season — the Zephyr Cup. ARFC’s Freedom ’98 girls’ team features players from both El Dorado and Sacramento County. This is the girls’ fourth season and started it off June 16 & 17 at the Nevada Elite […]

No Comment / June 22, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Girl Scouts part ways after 12 years together

Troop 240 is Kirstin Martini, Ashley Newcomer, Asha Camper-Singh, Nicole Guaglione, AJ Slepian, Kaitlin Seligson, Deb Jolette (co-leader), Emily Kopania, Danielle Jolettea dn Wendy Slepian (co-leader). Courtesy photo

What began 12 years ago with 13 vibrant and enthusiastic Brownie Girl Scouts forming Troop 240 has reached its final meeting and squeeze. “It’s bitter sweet that our troop meetings have come to an end. I’m so excited for all of these young women as they move on to college,” co-leader Deb Jolette said. “They should be […]

No Comment / June 19, 2012 | Posted in Feature Photos,News | Read More »

Foothill Gold earns a spot in the nationals

10U Foothill Gold softball team heads to Nationals next month. Courtesy photo

The 10U Foothill Gold softball team played some incredible softball this weekend at the ASA Metro Association Tournament in Folsom. With three wins, including a hard fought 5-4 victory over the Folsom Freedom, the Gold earned a spot to represent Sacramento in the highly competitive ASA National Tournament July 30 through Aug. 5 in Bloomington, […]

No Comment / June 18, 2012 | Posted in Sports | Read More »