Chesterfield mulls takeover proposal

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18-year-old lad killed in Zarraga shooting

first_imga gunshot wound on the back of his body,a police report showed. The suspect was identified as28-year-old Reden Suay, also a resident of the village, it added. The incident happened around 9:15 p.m.on Nov. 24. ILOILO City – An 18-year-old man waskilled in a shooting incident in Barangay Inagdangan Norte, Zarraga, Iloilo. According to police investigation, thevictim was walking in the said area together with his cousin when they met Suay.The suspect then fired at them with no apparent reason. center_img Resident Lorie John Sualibios died whilebeing treated at a hospital in this city. He sustained Police were looking into personal grudgeas the motive in the shooting. Suay was arrested and now detained inthe lockup cell of the Zarraga police station, facing charges./PNlast_img read more

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Batesville Residents Could Pay More For Water

first_imgBatesville City Council members agreed with the proposal to raise water rates after hearing from Batesville Utility Service Board members Henry Pictor and Tim Dietz.If the ordinance is adopted next month, tenants could pay 40 percent more in 2014 and additional 10 percent in 2015 and 2016.The increase could assist the utility board as it searches for new sources to obtain water. Pictor addressed concerns with the life span of local reservoirs.“We built a good system. We had five reservoirs. But those reservoirs are heading towards obsolescence,” Pictor told council members on Nov. 13.He described Bishoff Lake having just ten feet of usable water since the bottom water contains too much silt. A long drought period could contribute to only three or four months of water supply for the city, according to Pictor.“In no way are we in a water crisis, but in the chance of a severe drought, or a couple droughts, no one knows,” said Batesville Mayor Rick Fledderman. “And it is not something the board, the council, or myself want to take a risk on.”Pictor said money is better spent on pursuing ground water as opposed to surface water. The ground water could be accessed from an aquifer.Though the water utility currently has funds in the bank, the additional revenue gained from the hike in water rates could contribute toward the 2014-2018 Batesville Water & Gas Utility capital improvement plans.“Number one is pursuing and coming up with a long term water supply,” Mayor Fledderman noted. He added that proposed water rates could make the city rate adequate and continue providing a suitable water supply to residents.“If we don’t have adequate funding to provide first class water supply it is going to hurt the overall community,” Fledderman mentioned.“I know people who are on fixed incomes and we very sympathetic towards that,” Fledderman said. “But with the increases, it will still have us towards the bottom of comparative communities.”If approved, the ordinance goes into effect Feb. 1, 2014.last_img read more

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Paul O. Alford

first_imgPaul O. Alford 88, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Sunday October 21, 2018 at Forest Park Health Campus in Richmond, Indiana.He was born April 30, 1930 in St Louis , MO, son of the late Murray Alford and Elenor Alice (Kemp) Alford.Paul was raised in Elkhart, Indiana and was a 1948 graduate of Elkhart High School. He enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1950 during the Korean War.In 1954 Paul began his career in law enforcement as an Indiana State Trooper and moved to Aurora. In 1974 Paul retired from the ISP as Detective Sergeant. Paul continued his life of public service as Mayor of Aurora, Indiana for two terms. He and his wife, Jacquline were co-owners of Alford’s Coins. He loved Aurora, “River City” and believed it to be one of the most beautiful and historically rich areas of America.Paul was a member of the Aurora Masonic Lodge, Aurora American Legion and the FOP. Paul attended the Aurora First Presbyterian Church.Paul is survived by his sons, Gilbert Alford of Richmond, VA. Lee Williams of Duluth, GA, Tim Alford of Muncie, IN; daughter, Jerrilyn (Bill) Longcamp of West Chester, OH; brother, William Moore of Elkhart, IN; sister, Mary (Orin) Kilmer of Monroe, OH; grandchildren, Kyle, Lisa, Kelsey, Lauren, Evan, Hanna, Emily, Sam and Jacob; 15 great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.He was preceded in death by his parents, loving wife of 46 years, Jacquline E. (Speckman) Alford, a brother and two sisters.Friends will be received Friday, October 26, 2018, 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the First Presbyterian Church Aurora, 215 Fourth Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the church on Saturday October 27, 2018 at 11:00 am with Pastor Dana Stout officiating.Interment will follow in the River View Cemetery, Aurora,, Indiana. Military graveside services will be conducted by members of local Veterans Service Organizations.Contributions may be made to the Hillforest Historical Society. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

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‘Carroll still lacking fitness’

first_imgEngland World Cup hopeful Andy Carroll is still suffering from a lack of sharpness and fitness after missing the first five months of the season through injury, according to West Ham boss Sam Allardyce. Carroll moved permanently to Upton Park for a club record £15million before the start of the campaign, but the powerful centre-forward was ruled out until January with a foot problem. Encouraging performances on his return contributed to an improvement in West Ham’s results, but Carroll has scored only twice in his 13 appearances and his form has faded of late. Press Association The 25-year-old will be targeting a place in England’s 23-man World Cup squad in June, but Allardyce admits Carroll is still catching up after his spell on the sidelines. “He’s not 100 per cent,” Allardyce said. “He’s had no pre-season at all, he’s worked very hard, but getting into games at this stage of the season after so long out is hard. “It’s hard to get that ultimate sharpness that you need. Hopefully he can find it. “He looked sharp when he came back. His enthusiasm and the energy from being so pleased to be back with us carried him through, but that catches up with you when you’ve been out for so long. “A little bit of fatigue kicks in. We’ve got to work through it and hopefully he can finish the season by scoring a few goals for us.” West Ham’s five senior strikers have netted just 11 league goals this season between them while the club’s top scorer is a midfielder – Kevin Nolan with seven. Allardyce believes the Hammers, currently 12th in the table, would be finishing the season in the top half had Carroll been fit and insists the club need to bolster their attacking options in the summer. “What we need to do is find an alternative type of front man that scores a few more goals, we’ll have to do that,” Allardyce said. “If Andy had been with us all season, we’d be top half, I’m convinced about that. “Carlton Cole has done a fantastic job but it took him a long time to get going because he didn’t join us until after the January window had shut, and Modibo Maiga has struggled since he’s been here unfortunately. We would have hoped he’d have done better. “I’m convinced the front man is the key to how you do in a season, and if we had Andy out on the pitch, match-fit and scoring the goals we know he can with Kevin Nolan, I think we’d be a lot further up the table than we are now.” last_img read more

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GSA boys fall to Mount View in Class C North title game

first_imgHAMPDEN — The George Stevens Academy boys’ soccer team’s season came to an end Tuesday with a 3-1 loss to Mount View in the Class C North championship game.GSA’s lone goal on the evening came via a long-range strike from sophomore David Gadsby. Mount View got two goals from Elijah Allen after getting the opener from Brennan Grant.Third-ranked Mount View (15-2) got on the board inside eight minutes as Grant fired the Mustangs into the lead on the wet Hampden Academy turf. Yet the Eagles bounced back through Gadsby, who unleashed a powerful shot from outside the 18-yard box to the bottom right corner to tie it.Mount View fought back with a goal from Allen with 14:49 left in the first half, though, and the senior forward completed his brace with 29:23 remaining in the second. No. 4 GSA (11-3-3) controlled much of the possession the rest of the way but couldn’t find the goals needed to advance.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe loss denied GSA its first regional title since winning the Class C East crown in 2002. Mount View, which claimed its first regional championship since 1980 with the win, will face Class C South No. 3 seed Waynflete (15-2) in the state title game at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 9, at Falmouth High School.last_img read more

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Beat writers pick winner of Syracuse-Boston College matchup

first_imgLess than two weeks after a 96-81 loss at Boston College, Syracuse gets another shot at the Eagles. SU (10-7, 2-2 Atlantic Coast) welcomes BC (9-8, 2-2) to the Carrier Dome Saturday for a 4 p.m. tip. For the Orange, it’s a return home after a loss at Virginia Tech. For the Eagles, it’s a chance to beat SU twice in a two-week span.Here’s how our beat writers predict the game will unfold.Connor Grossman (9-8)No fly zoneSyracuse 77, Boston College 69Syracuse’s defense couldn’t be much worse from the last time it played Boston College, specifically from the 3-point line. The Eagles buried 16-of-26 deep balls against SU, led by Ky Bowman’s 7-for-8 performance. The Orange’s defense slipped against Virginia Tech after steadier outings against Pittsburgh and Miami. But the second time around against BC, Syracuse will contain Bowman and Jerome Robinson — who combined for 52 points against SU earlier this season — and edge Boston College at home before hitting the road to play North Carolina and Notre Dame.Matt Schneidman (9-8)Déjà vuBoston College 75, Syracuse 68AdvertisementThis is placeholder textEarlier this week on his radio show, Jim Boeheim said Bowman is one of the best freshman guards in the country, even on par with Kentucky’s duo of Malik Monk and De’Aaron Fox. Last time against the Orange, Bowman poured in a game-high 30 points as SU allowed the most points (96) it has surrendered all season. The zone’s stock is down after Tuesday’s loss at Virginia Tech despite back-to-back wins against Miami and Pittsburgh, so expect Bowman and fellow scorers Jerome Robinson and A.J. Turner to have their fair share of 3s again.Paul Schwedelson (10-7)Back to schoolSyracuse 71, Boston College 67As students have begun filtering back to the SU campus, the Orange faces a very important game against Boston College. The term “must-win” is overused and its meaning has become watered down, but this is about as close to a must-win a game can be on Saturday. SU can’t afford to lose a second time to Boston College — it probably couldn’t afford a first loss to the Eagles. But this matchup will be played in the Carrier Dome and the Orange hasn’t lost at home since its debacle against St. John’s. SU turned its season around with wins over Miami and Pittsburgh, and its climb back into NCAA Tournament contention continues on Saturday. Comments Published on January 13, 2017 at 9:46 pmcenter_img Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

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Premier League appoints ‘fresh face’ Susanna Dinnage as CEO

first_imgShare The Premier League has confirmed the appointment of Susanna Dinnage as new Chief Executive replacing incumbent Richard Scudamore who will depart the organisation at the end of the year, ending his 19-year leadership tenure.A leading media and entertainment executive, Dinnage is the current President of Discovery Networks UK & Ireland (2016-2018), leading operations and commercial planning for the American multi-media firm’s UK/IRE properties.Dinnage becomes the Premier League’s first female leader and third overall Chief Executive following the league’s inception in 1992.The appointment of Dinnage has been well received by UK sports media, detailing that a ‘fresh face’ was needed within the EPL’s leadership structures.“Susanna is a leading figure in the broadcasting industry, a proven business executive and a great developer of people. She is ideally suited to the role and we are confident she will be able to take the Premier League on to new heights.“We are very pleased to appoint such a capable leader to this important role,” said Bruce Buck, Chelsea’s chairman and chair of the Premier League’s nominations committee.Dinnage a Fulham FC season ticket holder has no prior experience within football and will lead the Premier League as it enters a key transition period handling the impacts of Brexit, within an audience disruptive multi-media landscape.Sports insiders will be monitoring how Dinnage handles the complicated relationship between football fans and the league’s commercial opportunities. A dynamic that has brought criticism on Premier League management as fans have seen significant rising costs. Premier League looks to broadcast every behind-closed-door fixture August 28, 2020 Successful summer leaves Leadstar positive over industry’s recovery August 18, 2020 StumbleUpon Submit Related Articles Spotlight ups matchday commentary reach and capacity for new EPL Season  August 21, 2020 Sharelast_img read more

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Indians’ Shane Bieber discovers hilarious mistake on his Topps card

first_imgThe mistake did not escape Shane and he had to post it with a comment and a smiley face.”Nice,” Bieber wrote. “@Topps.”Nice 🙂 @Topps pic.twitter.com/FW8R1Ckzri— Shane Bieber (@ShaneBieber19) August 3, 2019We’re not sure but we think it might be too late to say sorry, Topps. Chris Sale not optimistic umpire will be held accountable for missed calls: There’s nothing MLB is going to do Topps made a mistake many are sure to make in the coming years.Shane Bieber is a pitcher for the Indians. He made the All-Star team this year and has been Cleveland’s best all year long posting a 10-4 record with a 3.40 ERA and 174 strikeouts in 140 1/3 innings pitched. But, you would figure his baseball card would be immune to the jokes because of, you know, editors and stuff.However, Topps’ editor was apparently either feeling really funny or just made a pretty obvious typo and Shane happened to catch it and post it on Twitter on Saturday.Bieber’s card looks normal at first glance, but when one reads the entirety of the background on the card, there is an obvious mistake that’s hard to miss.”Until Bieber did it in 2018, no Indians pitcher in 54 years had logged six or more strikeouts in each of his first three big-league appearances,” the card reads. “JUSTIN was particularly comfortable on the road where he went a team-record 7-0 and was undefeated in 11 starts.” But, the most obvious — and probably most well-known — thing about him is his last name which he happens to share with a certain pop singer, Justin Bieber.Shane has had to deal with the situation for a while with many a Twitter user referencing the shared surname, continuously re-using the joke about how he has no relation to Justin Bieber. Related Newslast_img read more

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