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Lady Eagles Soccer Begins Season at Othello

By: Jeff Stoker

Othello – The Connell Lady Eagles (0-1) traveled to Othello on Saturday, September 2 to challenge the Lady Huskies in their season opener. The Lady Huskies (1-0) dominated the match from start to finish, running away with the 9-1 victory. It was a disappointing start to the new season for the Lady Eagles, who are looking to earn a repeat trip to state to take care of some unfinished business.

The Lady Eagles will travel to Wapato on Tuesday, September 5 to face the Lady Wolves (0-0). The roar warriors will continue with a difficult opening schedule by traveling to Toppenish (0-0) on Thursday, September 7 and again to Union Gap on Tuesday, September 12 to face the La Salle Lady Lightning (0-0) before hosting Reardan (0-0) on Thursday, September 14 for the home opener. Come out to the Yakima Valley and support your Lady Eagles soccer team before welcoming them home.

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Football Kicks Off Season at Othello

By: Jeff Stoker

Othello – The Connell High School (0-1) football team faced off against rival Othello (1-0) on Friday, September 1 in Othello.  The Huskies looked to put the Eagles away early, jumping to a 20-0 lead in the second quarter.  The Eagles did not bow to the early deficit however and clawed their way back into the game.  Despite a valiant effort to come back and win, the Eagles fell to the Huskies 27-20.

Carson Lloyd passed for three touchdowns in the comeback effort, completing 19 of his 36 passes for 179 yards.  Jackson Forsyth led the rushing attack with 82 yards on the ground on 10 carries.  Kellen Riner led the team with 9 receptions and 74 yards and one of Lloyd’s touchdown passes.  Mathieu Cope and Joshua Forsyth also had a receiving touchdown in the losing effort.

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Livestock Booster fundraising for local youth projects

The North Franklin Livestock Booster (NFLB) is pleased to announce its inception. NFLB was established to use funds acquired to help boost kids with livestock projects at our three terminal fairs.

Organizers shared, “There are times that kids simply do not get enough at auction to pay for their project. NFLB recognizes that these kids work hard and we want to help these kids stay in agriculture by helping to boost those prices. NFLB is sustained by donations of money and time. Our goal is to gather funds, with donations from our community, to then use at the three fairs this fall.”

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The Franklin County Graphic (FCG) newspaper opened in 1954 under founding editor Dave Adams to fulfill the need for community news. Today, it continues as a locally owned and operated, weekly source of community news and information across Franklin County.

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Hart leads Primary vote for Connell City Council

August 1, 2023

By: Katherine Trowbridge

The Franklin County Auditor's Office began the official vote count for the August 1 Primary Election to determine which two candidates would move onto the General Election ballot for Connell City Council, Position 5.

As votes were tallied it quickly became clear that Preston Hart led the vote. His tally at the end of the day was 108 votes or 51.92 percent. However, it may be a few days before voters know who will join him on the Nov. 7 General Election Ballot.

Candidates, Patrice Hebel and Stephanie Hallman are currently tied at 23.08 percent each.

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The Franklin County Graphic (FCG) newspaper opened in 1954 under founding editor Dave Adams to fulfill the need for community news. Today, it continues as a locally owned and operated, weekly source of community news and information across Franklin County.

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Former Miss Connell to compete in Miss Tri-Cities

Miss Connell 2022, Kylie Glendenning, a 2023 Connell High School graduate will be competing this Saturday, July 22 for the title of Miss Tri-Cities.

Glendenning shared, “Through Miss Tri-Cities I’ve  been able to earn scholarships to afford my masters degree in clinical mental health counseling to one day work with sex-trafficked survivors. I’ve even gotten the opportunity to partner with Mirror Ministries and fundraised restorative care packages for sex-trafficked survivors."

Glendenning, pictured, delivering care packages to Mirror Ministries [a local organization that helps victims of sex trafficing]. Community service is a part of the Miss Tri-Cities experience.

Miss Tri-Cities is hosted by the Tri-Cities Water Follies Association. The program offers over $20,000 in scholarships.

Miss Tri-Cities is celebrating it's 63rd year as part of the Miss America Organization. The title bearer will move on to the Miss Washington competition.

Miss Tri-Cities strives to inspire and motivate the accomplishments and personal achievements of these young women to reach their educational goals and dreams. The organizations website shared, "Opportunities are provided for young women to expand a quest for knowledge and acquire skills to better equip them for future success."

Glendenning (red) pictured with her fellow contestants in their evening gowns (above).

Glendenning added, "I’m excited to represent my family, my local community and my faith on Saturday.”

You must purchase your tickets soon in order to attend the competition held on Saturday, June 22 from 7:00 to 10:00pm. Both the Miss Tri-Cities and their teen program will be held  at Kennewick High School. Tickets must be purchased by Friday at midnight. Tickets can be purchased online at the https://misstricities.org/events/ordering-tickets.html .

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The Franklin County Graphic (FCG) newspaper opened in 1954 under founding editor Dave Adams to fulfill the need for community news. Today, it continues as a locally owned and operated, weekly source of community news and information across Franklin County.

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