FAIR CHAIRMEN - Kenna Nethken, left, and Jerry Chapman, chairmen of the 12th annual Towne & Country Fair, display a replica Enfield rifle to be given away as a door prize to re-enactors taking part in the event May 21 and 22 at the historic Gov. Ross Mansion. The rifle was donated by Cut Em Up Tree Care. See more details about the Towne & Country Fair and a schedule in a special supplement included in this edition.

Photos by Ronald MacArthur

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ELECTION WINNER - A former teacher and principal in the district wins the contested seat in the Woodbridge School Board election. Page 3

TOP HONOR - A local principal can’t believe the secret her fellow workers, family and friends kept from her. Page 4

HOSPITAL HONOR - Nanticoke Memorial Hospital receives a national award. Page 6

ON THE MEND - Robert Dechene is recovering from a heart transplant. Page 12

TENNIS TITLES - Five Seaford High tennis players come home from the conference tournament with championships. Page 41

BEST THROWER - In her first season, Keosha Gibbs sets a new conference record and wins the conference title in the shot put. She now has aim on a state title. Page 43

TRIPLE WINNER - Even without a home track, Woodbridge’s Ross Horsey excels and wins an amazing three conference championships in action this past weekend. Page 46