THE BIG WIND. A storm ripped through Bridgeville Sunday evening, tearing down trees and damaging buildings. The 19th-century carriage house on the property of Richard Ray was torn from its foundation and deposited about 15 feet away. See story and additional photos on pages 11 and 12.

Photo by Ronald MacArthur



Marshmallows hitting contest - The Seaford Kiwanis Club will be holding contests Satruday to see who can drive a marshmallow closest to the line with a golf club. Three contests are being held: 10 a.m. to noon, noon to 2 p.m. and 2 p.m. top 4 p.m. The winner of each contest will win a cash award. The contests will be held in the lot next to The Browsery on High Street. All proceeds go for community projects.

DYU weekend checkpoints listed - As part of the “Checkpoint Strikeforce” impaired driving campaign, the following local DUI checkpoints will take place this weekend:
  • Friday, July 11 - Laurel area, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.
  • Saturday, July 12 - Georgetown, 11 p.m. to 3 a.m.

Acorn Club preparing phone book - The Seaford Acorn Club is preparing its local telephone directory. Anyone wishing to advertise in this directory who has not already been contacted or anyone interested in making any changes in the directory may contact Barbara Norton at 629-7396.

Lewis Family will return - The Lewis Family will be in Laurel on Thursday, July 17, at the Laurel Fire Hall on 10th Street. Show time is 7 p.m. Joining them in concert will be the Donny Murray Trio, featuring Donny, Carol and Kelly. Refreshments will be served and proceeds will go to the Laurel Fire Department Ladder Truck Fund. Tickets are available at O’Neal Brothers in Laurel, The Star office in Seaford or County Bank in Laurel or by calling 875-0764 or 629-9788.

Seaford man appeals for help - A Seaford man whose wife fell into a coma while on a trip to the west coast is appealing for help for their return home. Page 8

Carper visits area Veterans Clinic - U.S. Sen. Tom Carper helps to bring attention to the Seaford center. Page 9