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Leg loss won’t slow Bray

If it weren’t for the prosthetic leg replacing her right leg from the knee down, one would never know that Carly Bray had been in accident last year. She’s a cheery, bubbly teenager who, at the time of the interview, was looking forward to Safe and Sober Grad Night — now having graduated — and […]

Shriner sponsors Bray

When Kevin Brown, owner of Breaker Glass, heard that Carly Bray had lost her leg, he knew immediately he had to help. Brown, a Shriner, e-mailed El Dorado High School Principal Matt Barnes. Brown’s son attended the school, as did Bray. When Barnes informed the Bray family that Brown would be submitting an application for […]

Heard over the back fence: Blood drive at Elks Lodge

RUNNING AWAY DOESN’T HELP:
 Heidi Barron forwarded the following “Southern Cops Have a Way with Words” — actual comments taken off their car videos: “If you run, you’ll only go to jail tired.” YOUR BLOOD IS NEEDED:
 The Placerville Elks Lodge is sponsoring a community blood drive on Wednesday, July 31, at the Elks Lodge, […]

Bus stop safety coalition formed

A group of concerned community members have formed a coalition to advocate for safe school bus stops in El Dorado County. Called “Kids FIRST” (Family Initiative for Roadside SafeTy), the coalition is deeply concerned about the school bus stop at the corner of Mace and Pony Express Trail after an El Dorado High School student was severely injured […]

City garbage collection rates going up

After bus accident survivor Carly Bray led an appreciative crowd in the Pledge of Allegiance at Tuesday’s Placerville City Council meeting, things went downhill. First, Waste Connections requested a 4.91 percent rate increase for city garbage collection. In Placerville, garbage collection is mandatory as per a 2009 ordinance. For residential customers with a 35 gallon […]

Undaunted: Girl arrives home after losing leg

Balloons and signs lined the roads from the highway to Carly Bray’s house, welcoming the El Dorado High School student home after being in the hospital for four days on Wednesday afternoon. Bray, who lost her right leg below the knee and four pints of blood after being hit by a car while waiting for […]

March 12, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged | 4 Replies

Saving student who lost leg was a group effort

Tom Braithwaite was driving his son to school on March 1 when his wife Karen pointed to a car on the side of the road that appeared to have someone underneath it. Tom ran from his car and found Carly Bray, 17, bleeding from where one of her legs used to be. He realized he was going […]

March 09, 2012 | Posted in News | Tagged | 4 Replies

El Dorado boys cross country team wins league title

FOLSOM — El Dorado cross country runner Joe Soik waited four long years to win the Sierra Valley Conference championship. Wednesday his wait was over and his emotions spilled over after he finished the tough Willow Hills course in Folsom in 16 minutes, 40 seconds, 50 meters ahead of his closest competitor. “Four years and […]

Roundup: Bronco Invitational

Cross country Willow Hills, Oct. 15 Large school results: 5k Varsity boys: 7-Ponderosa, 186 Individual: 4-Riley Ruppenthal, 16:51.53; 37-Josh Bolier, 17:56.67; 51-TJ Holloway, 18:19.65; 52-Marcus Nunley, 18:20.26; 53-Nick Prete, 18:21.21; 78-Lee Skinner, 18:52.89; 95-Charles Hedin, 19:22.52. Varsity girls: 4-Ponderosa, 183 Individual: 15-Christine Redor, 20:18.63; 33-Hannah O’Donnell, 21:07.38; 35-Brittany Anselmo, 21:11.49; 41-Brooke Ruppenthal, 21:30.29; 108-Kayla Rush, […]

Cougar harriers win 3 of 4 divisions in conference meet

ELK GROVE — El Dorado took first place in three of the four races in Wednesday’s second Sierra Valley Conference cross country meet at Elk Grove Park. “Thankfully we have remained injury free and both the kids and the coaches know we have better races to come,” said Cougar cross country coach Peanut Harms, who […]

Girl Scout receives special recognition

Christy Bray, 14, was awarded the Girl Scout Medal of Honor in a short ceremony on the evening of Oct. 8. The award, given at an El Dorado County Girl Scout troop leader meeting at the El Dorado County Office of Education board room, is given to Girl Scouts “who have saved a human life […]

Oak Ridge High School 2012 graduates

Kristian Thomas Aahl, Chelsea Nicole Abelia, Carly Jean Abney, Ethan David Ackerman, Ryan Cass Adair, Alexander George Adams, Haley Robin Adams, Samia Anne Alaywan, Hailey Alexis Albert, Kathryn Danielle Allen, Amy Alvarez, Brigette Elizabeth Amidon, Maya Chunping Andrus, Roman Merrill Andrus, Dominac Vincent Angelucci, Madison Katlyn Arenchild, Alyssa St. Claire Armstrong, Holli Alexandria Arrieta, Khadija Baharah Atebar, […]

Heard over the back fence: Soiree at the MBZ dealership

FOXY MSNBC SHIRT: My friend John Chapman of Folsom provided the following T-shirt statement: “Unfair and imbalanced.” • • • PROM NIGHT BARGAINS: The annual Soroptimist Prom Boutique is scheduled for Saturday, Mach 19, at Inter County Title Co., 596 Main St., Placerville. Free new and gently used prom dresses, shoes and accessories will be given to […]

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