Pat Nelson has been chosen as the 2018 American Legion Auxiliary Legionette of the Year for Tormey-Stach Post 93 in Letcher.

Nelson has been an Auxiliary member for 27 years and the Auxiliary Chaplain for at least ten years.  She is a paid-up-for-life member of the Post.

…Read on in this week’ issue of the Sanborn Weekly Journal!

During the nighttime hours of Tuesday night and early Wednesday morning, March 27 and 28, Buckshots in Letcher was burglarized. The thieves entered through a side window and stole cash from the till, along with chewing tobacco, cigarettes and candy.

The total loss to the business was approximately $650 in merchandise, cash and property damage.

According to Tom Fridley, Sanborn County Sheriff, there are currently no leads or suspects. If anyone has any knowledge about this crime or who may have been involved, they should contact the Sanborn County Sheriff’s office at 796-4511.

The Mitchell Tigers basketball team earned bronze medals in their division at the Special Olympics basketball tournament held in Mitchell over the weekend.

On Saturday and Sunday, March 24-25, 820 athletes on 74 different teams from 25 delegations from across the state, participated in the Special Olympics basketball tournament in Mitchell.

Three local graduates played for the Mitchell Tigers team, and they earned bronze medals for placing third in their division. Those participating for the Tigers were: Ian Ames, Kyle Clarambeau and Matthew Baysinger. Another team member for the Mitchell Tigers, who has ties to the Woonsocket community, is Tayler Reichelt and the team’s coach, Cody Reichelt, Tayler’s brother. The Reichelt boys are the sons of Ann (Hinker) Reichelt.

Rod Clarambeau of Letcher coached the Mitchell Outlaws team, who also earned a bronze medal for third place in their division, and his daughter, Shana (Clarambeau) Jensen played for that team as a Unified Partner.