August 10, 2008 at 5:39 pm #33002
***This companion thread is a read only news archive that is compiled and reciprocated throughout the city of Stonemark by the town criers and news reporting mediums and other gossipers. A copy of this is supplied directly to the Markseteers as it is available each day. Knowledge of the events listed in this forum would be read or heard in the taverns, Guard stations, or temples within the city. Reports and stories will be from real people and reported by real people. (All NPCs will be available for consult by request, if they are named.) All material posted will be true facts pertaining to actual events/activities within Stonemark. Connections to the campaign will not be guaranteed and left to the readers to decide. This collection of information is gathered from many sources, including the Foothold Bulliten Board thread.***August 10, 2008 at 5:39 pm #56984
First registration for application to the new task force commissioned by the son of Lord Allox Mark occurred Tuesday with a large turnout. Only five were able to pass the first entry exam of literacy and local residency check. After the physical portion of the application exams finished, Verdant Park was re-opened to the public. Nightly fireworks displays were held on time. Capt. Rickard said, â€œThere was a good turnout for such a specialized task force, both men and women signed up. All the candidates did very well in this portion of the exams. It was a good day.â€ This coming Tuesday shall be another registration event and the second round of testing. Rickard mentioned they will be taking new sign-ups as well as the delivering the second half of the entry exams. Guard posts are not expected to be unattended for this event. â€œWe have outstanding men in the Elite Guard. Even their family members have volunteered to help with these events. We shouldnâ€™t have to pull anyone away from their normal duties.â€ Rickard said.August 10, 2008 at 5:40 pm #56985
A disturbance in the market square spooked two oxen hauling goods causing them to stampede into two merchants stands. No one was significantly injured, but both merchants shall be closed for several days as repairs are made. Turnips and coliflour will be sold at their warehouse in Lanteer District until such time.August 10, 2008 at 5:43 pm #56986
Four volunteer guards were relieved of duty following the escape of two criminals from a guard tower near the docks. The two men were being held on suspicion of murder, blackmail and conspiracy to commit murder. One of the men bearing only one hand is a known thief and still remains on the cities wanted list, Sir Denny Natural. Dennyâ€™s accomplice is suspected to be a sailor from Cona named Yawn Dâ€™forest. Both have a bounty of 700g for their capture and return for sentencing.October 1, 2008 at 5:20 am #56987
Boy lost a dog and found it dead near a sewer grate. Any information on this incident would be appreciated. â€œCity Guards Officeâ€October 1, 2008 at 5:23 am #56988
House maiden fired for excessive force on a minor. Jenny Hopper was fired two days back for child abuse at the Juniperlanâ€™s home. Volunteers to the supplemental guard escorted her to the city gates upon her release. She shall be stoned in Yar, the house-maidenâ€™s home town, in three daysOctober 1, 2008 at 5:28 am #56989
Sprintz Chalknocker named suitor Kleff Thorne as her choice to marry. Wedding date to follow.
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