Stories about Hebron

Redneck 'Blank' a hit; organizer working on race for veterans

Les Strout wears a pig mask while carrying the Redneck "Blank" torch and an American flag in the opening ceremony in Hebron on Saturday. Organizer Harold Brooks said attendance was up about 100 this year to 2,700.

'The Daily Show' promises 'Pomp and Circumstance' for Redneck games coverage

HEBRON — The games formerly known as the “Redneck Olympics” are gearing up, with hundreds setting up campers and tents on Harold Brooks' land and cracking open beers. This year, the Redneck “Blank” will get a big boost with coverage from "The Daily Show with J...

Hebron Academy student sweeps local photography competition

HEBRON — Mengdong Zhuang, a member of the class of 2012 at Hebron Academy, took first, second and third prize in the spring “Through the Lens” photography competition hosted by Lyceum Gallery in Lewiston. Zhuang’s "Grace" took first, while "The Trees" and "Through Gas" too...

Redneck 'Blank' set to be bigger than last year's 'Olympics'

HEBRON — When the Redneck “Blank” kicks off next Friday, organizer Harold Brooks said he hopes participants will have a weekend they never forget. “I want people to leave going, 'Oh my God, that was a lot of fun,'” he said Thursday. This year, the event... 1

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Potluck picnic July 24 HEBRON — All members and friends of the Hebron Historical Society are invited to its annual potluck picnic on Tuesday, July 24, starting at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Society's new home at 358 Paris Road. Those attending are ur...

Olympics Committee lawyer tells Redneck Olympics to change email, Facebook page

HEBRON — Harold Brooks thought he was covered once he changed the name of the Redneck Olympics to the Redneck Blank to appease the U.S. Olympic Committee. Now, he says an attorney for the USOC has contacted him about his Facebook group, his email address and his use of the term &ldqu...

Marion B. Tarr

AUBURN — Marion B. Tarr, 90, a resident of Hebron, died Monday, July 16, at the Hospice House following a long illness. She was born in Plymouth, N.H., March 13, 1922, the daughter of Marshall and Violet (Pryme) Ryea. Marion was educated in Wentworth, N.H., schools and became ...

Artists featured at Go! Malawi silent auction

HEBRON — The works of noted Kennebunkport painters Guy Corriero, Brandy Cressey and other local artists will be featured at the second annual Go! Malawi silent auction and reception at the Nonantum Resort in Kennebunkport at 4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12. Go! Malawi is a small nonprofit bas...

Unlit fireworks banned from Hebron transfer station

HEBRON —  Selectmen at their meeting Monday said that unexploded fireworks were discovered at the town's transfer station and that disposing of them at the transfer station is clearly not allowed.  "Most operat...

Group enjoys medieval times in Hebron

HEBRON — The event filling the Hebron Pines Campground this weekend is called a war, but everyone seemed pretty peaceful Saturday afternoon. "Doesn't everybody look warlike here?" said Jamie Driggers of Gorham. Here, she goes by the name Astrid, and she's Senechal of the Malag...