Eben Hunt ’65 holds a plaque recognizing N.C. Hunt for placing third in the Maine Association of Broadcasters’ Best Campaign competition in 2019. Hunt voices the ads, but spends most of his days using the loader in the background to screen loam at the Jefferson lumberyard.

The Voice of N.C. Hunt

by Evan Houk for The Lincoln County News

For a man who is featured on radio spots for N.C. Hunt Lumber and is the voice of the company, Eben Hunt is a man of few words who prefers to quietly go about his work running heavy equipment at the Jefferson lumberyard.

“That’s all I’ve ever done,” Eben Hunt said during an interview on Tuesday, May 4. “When I was just a little fella, I’d watch somebody with equipment for hours.”

Hunt was born in Boothbay Harbor and has lived in Newcastle all his life. He attended Franklin Grammar School in Newcastle, which is now an apartment building, and graduated from Lincoln Academy. Read more here…

Originally published April 26, 2021 in The Lincoln County News. Click on the link above to read the full article.