Indiana Conservation Officers are investigating an ATV accident that resulted in the death of an 11 year old Gibson County boy.The juvenile victim, 11, of Haubstadt was operating a John Deere side by side ATV in a field near the intersection of CR 350 S and CR 450 E in Francisco. During a turn the ATV rolled over ejecting the driver. The ATV then landed on top of the victim pinning him to the ground. The victim was transported to Gibson General Hospital where he was pronounced dead.The incident occurred at 3:13 pm on June 13th 2017. No helmet or restraint harness was used.Responding Agencies included the Gibson County Sheriff’s Department, Gibson County EMS and Indiana Conservation Officers.FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmail
Participants will compete on rFactor 2 simulator software from their own homes and in a ‘battle royale’ format where the last placed driver after each lap is eliminated until only 10 remain for a final sprint to the line.Two separate races will be held, one with the regular teams and drivers and the other for ‘gamers and influencers’ who can try and win real-life track time in a Formula E car at a race weekend.One of those aiming to win that prize is British racer Charlie Martin, who also hopes to become the first transgender driver to compete in the 24 Hours of Le Mans.The challenge will be run over nine consecutive weekends, starting with a non-scoring test event on April 18 involving at least 14 current drivers.”I think it’s really exciting to race these guys again, my rivals, obviously from home,” DS Techeetah’s Portuguese driver and series leader Antonio Felix Da Costa told reporters on a conference call.”I’ve been having a lot of fun in the sim [simulator] and all of these challenges are welcome. It’s a great way to keep our minds sharp.”Topics : Formula E launched an esports ‘Race at Home Challenge’ series on Wednesday involving regular race drivers and gamers in the absence of any real track action due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The all-electric series follows other championships, such as Formula One and MotoGP, in using virtual racing to fill the void left by the coronavirus.Formula E’s version also aims to raise funds for UNICEF after the announcement on Tuesday of a partnership with the UN children’s fund’s global coronavirus appeal.
By The Nelson Daily SportsThe Nelson Peewee Leafs tuned up for the playoffs by winning two of three games in Rep Minor Hockey play during the weekend.The Reps won 4-3 in Creston Saturday and 7-1 Sunday in Grand Forks against the Bruins. Nelson opened the weekend by dropping a 6-2 loss to Castlegar.Sunday against the Bruins Matthew Brind’Amour scored twice to lead the Reps to the lopsided victory.Taylor Cooper, Everett Hicks, Logan Mengler, Jayden Maida and Bryce Twible also scored for Nelson.Saturday, Logan Mengler scored the winner to lead Nelson to the narrow win over Creston. Hicks, Maida and Brind’Amour also scored for Nelson.Friday, rival Castlegar scored the hard-fought victory over Nelson.Everett Hicks, with an assist to Justin Podgorenko and Merissa Dawson, and Aigne McGeady-Bruce, scored for the Leafs.Ben Woodward and Everett Hicks assisted the goal by McGeady-Bruce.The Reps now play host to Rossland/Trail in the first game of the West Kootenay Minor Hockey Peewee Rep playoff series. Game time is Saturday at 12:45 p.m. in the NDCC Arena. Game two is February 19 in Trail at 4 p.m.The first team-to-four-points win the right to represent the zone at the B.C. Tier 11 Minor Hockey playoffs in [email protected]
JIM CASSIDY, SI SAGE, WINNER: “I thought it was a pretty fast dog (with regard to him telling Mike to ‘walk the dog’ on the front end before the race) as I watched. In between being on the outside and going down the hill, that forty-seven half made me think we might be in trouble.“If he didn’t impress anybody today, shame on them. He certainly impressed me.“I don’t think there’s any problem with him, no matter the distance. He’s just a very honest horse. Darrell (Vienna, former trainer of Si Sage) told me when he retired that this is a very nice horse and he couldn’t have been more right.“Without being a jerk, it brings tears to your eyes to win a race named after such a great man, Charlie Whittingham. It brought a tear to my eye.” JED COHEN (RED BARON’S BARN), OWNER OF SI SAGE, WINNER: “I couldn’t believe the morning line today (15-1). He won a race here last year at the same distance (three starts back, The Last Tycoon, on April 25, 2015) and I thought he beat a better group of horses than he was facing today…It’s nice to have a nice horse and for him to be able to show it.” ALONSO QUINONEZ, PATENTAR, SECOND: “I saved all the ground and I decided ‘If I’m gonna win it, I’ve got to swing out and take a shot.’ I’m real happy with the way he ran.” TRAINER QUOTES NOTES: Winning owners are Jed Cohen who races as Red Baron’s Barn, LLC of Los Angeles, CA, Rancho Temescal and Vayaconsuerte, LLC. JOCKEY QUOTES MIKE SMITH, SI SAGE, WINNER: “Well Jim told me he was going to run a big race today. ‘He hasn’t had a big effort in a while but he’s going to give you one today.’“He got carried out a little bit when we were crossing the dirt and we went a bit quicker than I wanted to go but in doing so he was well within himself, was comfortable, very relaxed and sometimes you’ve just got to let a fast horse be fast.”
It has taken them a while but reports of Donegal’s first swallows arriving in the county are now coming in.The tiny birds have been spotted in Letterkenny, Lifford and Kilmacrennan.The birds were due to arrive a number of weeks ago but because of the cold weather, they delayed their journeys. Niall Hatch of Birdwatch Ireland says the birds will begin to arrive in higher numbers across Donegal in the coming days.The birds will nest over the summer months in garages, barns and on gables and will leave again in September and October.HAVE YOU SPOTTED ANY SWALLOWS OR RARE BIRDS? LET US KNOW BY E-MAILING [email protected] DONEGAL’S FIRST SWALLOWS ARRIVE was last modified: April 16th, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegalswallows
A Donegal TD has called on the government to ‘wake up’ to the home help crisis and address current delays for services.Pat the Cope Gallagher has criticised a lack of increase in home help hours over the past year after learning of underlying policies in the HSE which impact allocation figures.“It currently takes almost 14 weeks to avail of home help hours and even then it may well be just recycled hours from other patients that since then, may have passed on or moved permanently into care homes or hospitals. Very little new or additional hours have been in reality allocated,” said Pat the Cope. The number of direct delivery home help hours in Donegal for 2018 was 736,345, up from 667,461 in 2017 and 670,931 in 2016.The current average waiting time in the county is 13.8 weeks.However, in a HSE response received by the Fianna Fáil TD, it was revealed that increased hours must encompass all and any additional costs, not just hours.“This could include staff salaries, increments, training, annual leave, sick leave, recruitment, PPE etc. Any new or additional services must be met within the pay component,” said the General Manager for Services for Older Persons in the CHO 1 area. Pat the Cope said he is ‘at a loss’ as to what is happening between the Department of Health, Government and the HSE.He claims that extra hours were absorbed into increased running costs and other employment requirements, adding: “The reality is insufficient hours are being allocated in the broader scheme of things, whereby proper planning of the current demand and projected need is not adequately factored in before allocations are made, nor are sufficient extra hours allocated to meet the current demand of those employed within the scheme in order to meet the employment commitments.”Deputy Gallagher said that home help schemes are “grossly underfunded” and “massively oversubscribed”.“Demand grossly outstrips supply of home help hours and the situation is going to get worse unless the Government wake up the crises which is on their doorstep regarding home help hours and the service of providing assistance to those that wish to remain in their own homes as opposed to full time care in our community hospitals or care homes,” concluded Pat the Cope.Wake up call needed on 14-week wait for home help, says TD was last modified: July 16th, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)
Connect with the EditorIndia has always known how to party; that was never a problem. We are wonderful at opening and closing an event. The Commonwealth Games have proved that we now know what to do in-between as well. There is a clear and coherent message in the last fortnight: a new India is crashing through the glass ceilings imposed by a thin crust, an elite which has gobbled the cream for centuries without showing any hint of indigestion. The winners of these Games are children of a silent social revolution that is all the more breathtaking because it has been non-violent.Every medallist in China is a product of state machinery; every Indian medal is a tribute to free will and talent. Mechanisation, in fact, never works in India. The preamble to the Games was not pretty, because it was controlled by the old order. The world is unable to understand the contradictions: how can such greed coexist with such grandeur? But transition is hydra-headed; and the demon heads will go, but one by one. The test of our democracy will begin when the Games are over, for without accountability freedom degenerates into chaos. There has been crime; there must be punishment.
Chronology of events of the UK phone hacking scandalNovember 2005: News of the World royal reporter Clive Goodman writes story saying Prince William has a knee injury. Buckingham Palace complaint prompts police inquiry.August 2006: Goodman arrested along with private investigator Glenn Mulcaire for suspected hacking into voice mails of royal household.January 2007: Goodman jailed for four months; Mulcaire given six-month sentence. News of the World editor Andy Coulson resigns.May 2007: Conservative Party leader David Cameron taps Coulson to be his media adviser.July 2009: Coulson tells parliamentary committee he never “condoned use of phone hacking.”September 2009: Rebekah Brooks, former editor of the News of the World and its sister paper The Sun, named chief executive of News International, News Corp’s British arm.February 2010: Parliamentary committee finds no evidence that Coulson knew about phone-hacking but states it’s “inconceivable” that only Goodman knew about it.May 2010: Conservative David Cameron becomes prime minister; Coulson named his communications chief.January 2011: British police reopen investigation into phone hacking. Coulson resigns Downing Street post.May: News of the World agrees to pay actress Sienna Miller 100,000 pounds ($161,000) to settle claim her phone had been hacked.June: News of the World pays another settlement, this time with former football player and Sky Sports pundit Andy Gray.July 4: The Guardian newspaper publishes report saying phone of 13-year-old murder victim Milly Dowler was hacked by News of the World when Brooks was its editor. Brooks refuses to resign, says she knew nothing about the hacking.July 5: News of the World advertisers boycott the paper.advertisementJuly 7: News International announces it will close 168-year-old News of the World.July 8: Coulson arrested over phone hacking; he’s not charged. Goodman arrested again, this time for suspected illegal payments to police. Cameron announces inquiries.July 10: 168-year-old News of the World publishes final edition. Rupert Murdoch flies into London to deal with the crisis.July 11: News Corp withdraws offer to spin off Sky News in attempt to save bid for complete control of satellite broadcaster British Sky Broadcasting (BSkyB).July 12: Cameron backs opposition motion urging Murdoch to back out of BSkyB bid.July 13: News Corp pulls its bid to take full control of BSkyB.July 14: Rupert Murdoch agrees to appear before a parliamentary committee; defends News Corp’s handling of scandal in interview with The Wall Street Journal. Reports emerge that FBI opens inquiry into possible phone hacking of 9/11 terror victims.July 15: Brooks resigns as CEO of News International, is replaced by Tom Mockridge, former head of News Corp’s Sky Italia television unit. Les Hinton, former News International chairman, resigns as CEO of Murdoch’s Dow Jones & Co and publisher of The Wall Street Journal. Murdoch meets with Dowler’s family to apologise.July 16: News Corp runs a full-page ad in seven British newspapers apologising for “serious wrongdoing” at the News of the World.July 17: Brooks is arrested by UK police in the hacking scandal. London police chief Paul Stephenson resigns amid criticism over his alleged links to Neil Wallis, a former News of the World executive editor arrested in the scandal. Murdoch publishes another ad in British newspapers titled “Putting right what’s gone wrong.”July 18: London police assistant commissioner John Yates resigns. He made the decision two years earlier not reopen police inquiry into phone hacking.- With AP inputs
Premier League top scorer Mohamed Salah had a rare quiet day but it didn’t stop Liverpool powering to a 5-1 win at Brighton on Saturday for its biggest victory this season.Roberto Firmino scored twice while Philippe Coutinho added another goal and set up three as Brighton failed to deal with Liverpool’s ability on the counterattack at the Amex Stadium.Seventy-nine seconds after Emre Can powered in a header from Coutinho’s corner in the 30th minute, Firmino launched a counterattack with a flick to Salah and finished the move by tapping in Coutinho’s cross to the far post.Bobby’s celebrations – a gift that keeps on giving! ??? pic.twitter.com/pQ65SXNfY8- Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 2, 2017Salah has been one of the surprises of the season with a league-high 12 goals in his first year with Liverpool, but he couldn’t score for the fifth league match in succession.Instead, he had to settle for setting up a goal, the Egypt winger laying off a pass for Firmino to convert at the end of another break sparked by a save by Liverpool goalkeeper Simon Mignolet.Brighton pulled a goal back via a penalty from Glenn Murray but struggled to break down a depleted Liverpool defense, which contained both Can and Georginio Wijnaldum at center back in a five-man back line.Coutinho rolled a cheeky free kick under the defensive wall and into the net for 4-1 in the 87th, before sending in the shot that Brighton defender Lewis Dunk deflected into his own net to complete the rout.advertisementKlopp: “I love goals like the free-kick. Credit to the analysts, they see things like this in the video then you have to have the technique to use it.” pic.twitter.com/K6ZnFWf4D2- Liverpool FC (@LFC) December 2, 2017Liverpool have scored 15 goals in its last four away games in all competitions and is unbeaten in the league since its 4-1 loss at Tottenham on Oct. 22.The Reds didn’t even need Senegal winger Sadio Mane, who was rested.EVERTON 2 – 0 HUDDERSFIELDSam Allardyce started his tenure as Everton manager by guiding his new team to a 2-0 win over Huddersfield, thanks to goals by Gylfi Sigurdsson and Dominic Calvert-Lewin on Saturday.??? | “Allardyce saw his new side graft in the opening half before moving through the gears to secure a second win – and clean sheet – in the space of four days.”Match Report ?? https://t.co/FMcibc4yRa pic.twitter.com/cTO9HIppNd- Everton (@Everton) December 2, 2017Hired on Thursday, Allardyce will not have been impressed by Everton’s poor first-half display but Sigurdsson struck in the 47th minute from Calvert-Lewin’s flick.The young striker then scored himself in the 73rd after running onto Wayne Rooney’s through-ball.Everton, which beat West Ham 4-0 on Wednesday, has back-to-back league wins for the first time this season to lift morale in time for next week’s Merseyside derby at Anfield.Allardyce said he was delighted at Everton’s defensive solidity, given the team’s back line has struggled so much this season under predecessor Ronald Koeman and the interim manager David Unsworth.Huddersfield has failed to score away from home since the opening day of the season and slumped to a fourth straight league defeat for the first time in 17 years.?? | Sam Allardyce’s first post-match interview as #EFC boss. #EFCmatchday pic.twitter.com/uPUTDT7K84- Everton (@Everton) December 2, 2017
About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Ex-Man City keeper Hart hails David Silva: He was tiny, slow and one-footed!by Freddie Taylor24 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveFormer Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart still marvels at the transformation of David Silva since he joined the club.Silva arrived in England in 2010 with a big reputation from his success with Valencia.However, Hart recalls the little midfielder appearing tiny, slow and extremely one footed in early training sessions.Silva has gone on to become one of City’s greatest ever players.The former City goalkeeper told the Kickback podcast: “The wizard came over, I had no idea who he was.”£25 million, tiny, slow, only left footed and didn’t even know his position.”He seemed like a lovely guy, didn’t really speak much English.”He didn’t take over straight away but his consistency and quality were through the roof.”Just an all-round amazing player – there isn’t one negative to him, other than he’s small.”