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first_imgOsgood, IN —Tractor Contest ResultsJr. Ag TractorIsaac HartmanLogan MeyerHenry SchneiderSr. Ag TractorJulia MeyerKylee WeberJr Compact TractorZach HoffLloyd DarringerIsaac HartmanSr Compact TractorJason EmswellerJacob HoffZach RiehleJr Zero TurnLloyd DarringerZach HoffNoah HiltenbeitelSr Zero TurnJacob HoffZach RiehleMakayla Hiltenbeitel Dog Show Results Grand Champion: Allie HickeyReserve Grand Champion: Kendall HarmeyerCostume Class Champion: Allie Hickey2B Champion: Allie Hickey1A Champion: Kendall Harmeyer1A Reserve Champion: Clay MillerNovice and Junior Showmanship: Clay MillerIntermediate and Senior Showmanship: Kendall Harmeyer Llama/Alpaca Results Grand Champion Llama: Dakota SamsReserve Grand Champion Llama: Brianna SamsGrand Champion Alpaca: Emily BrunnerReserve Grand Champion Alpaca: Allie HickeyChampion Costume: Brianna SamsReserve Champion Costume: Emily BrunnerJunior Showmanship: Brianna SamsSenior Showmanship: Dakota Samscenter_img Pocket Pets Results Overall Grand Champion: Emily BrunnerOverall Reserve Grand Champion: Allie HickeyChampion Reptile: Emily BrunnerChampion Other: Leah WeberChampion Bird: Leah WeberChampion Fur: Allie HickeyReserve Champion Fur: Emily Brunnerlast_img read more

first_imgA 22-year-old Fordham University student set to graduate in less than month fell to her death Sunday morning while attempting to take a picture on the school’s famous clock tower.Sydney Monfries was trying to take a picture of the New York City skyline around 3 a.m. Sunday when she fell 30-feet from the Keating Hall tower, the New York Post reported.Monfries survived the fall with injuries to the head and body but later died at St. Barnabas Hospital, according to police.Students said climbing the tower, touching the bell and taking photos of the incredible views were part of a senior-year “rite of passage,” according to the post.Monfries family is reportedly still trying to process the tragedy.No other students present during the incident were hurt.Additionally, a representative of the school said they would not face disciplinary action.last_img read more

first_imgDubai: Australia’s Sam Fanning has been found guilty of a Level 1 breach of the ICC Code of Conduct for Players and Player Support Personnel and has received two demerit points, for an incident during the ICC U19 World Cup Super League quarter-final match against India as per an ICC release.The Australia batsman was found to have violated Article 2.12 of the code, which relates to “inappropriate physical contact with another player during an international match”.Fanning on the first ball of the 31st over stuck his elbow out which made contact with the bowler while running which is deemed as inappropriate contact with another player.After the match, Fanning admitted the offence and accepted the sanction proposed by ICC U19 World Cup match referee Graeme Labrooy as such, there was no need for a formal hearing. IANSAlso Read: Women expected to be jealous in Hollywood: Elle FanningAlso Watch: CRISIL Foundation’s Gram Shakti certification to drive financial literacy and Inclusionlast_img read more

first_imgThis week at the Regent Theater: “Walking with Dinosaurs.” (Movie trailer is below). When: Friday 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 2 and 7 p.m. Rotten Tomatoes rating (movie critics collective approval ratings): 25%. Audience review: 42% approval.Movies ahead at Regent Theater: Movie Synopsis: For the first time in movie history, audiences will truly see and feel what it was like when dinosaurs ruled the Earth. WALKING WITH DINOSAURS is the ultimate immersive, big screen adventure for families. Meet dinosaurs more real than you’ve ever seen as you take off on a thrilling prehistoric adventure, where Patchi, an underdog dinosaur, triumphs against all odds to become a hero for the ages. (c) Fox Rated: P.G. Time: 1 hour 20 minutes. Jan. 31 – Lone SurvivorFeb. 7 – Nut Job.Feb. 14 – Ride Along Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

first_imgBEAUMONT, TEXAS – It will be a Louisiana battle in Beaumont, Texas, on Sunday when the No. 3-seeded Northwestern State Lady Demons battle the top-seeded No. 1 McNeese Cowgirls at the Beaumont Tennis Municipal Center. The two will meet in the tournament final Sunday at 2 p.m. CT. No 1 McNeese 4, No. 4 Sam Houston State 2 (Box Score)In a grueling match, McNeese was able to dig up just enough on the singles side to send the Cowgirls to the tournament championship for the first time since 2004. In doubles play, the Cowgirls were able to breeze past Sam Houston, winning at lines three and one in 30 minutes. Charoline Erlandsson and Phonexay Chitdara earned the 6-2 win at the bottom line for the Cowgirls with Sarah Jurakova and Hannah Brett winning at the top flight to give McNeese the 1-0 lead into singles. The singles matches was a different story as the Bearkats put the pressure on the top-seeded team quick. Sam Houston won five of the first six singles sets, but McNeese pushed back, sending four matches to three sets. The Cowgirls went up 3-0 as Marija Mastilovic won at line four 6-2, 0-6, 6-4, and line five with Charoline Erlandsson earning a 2-6, 6-4, 6-1 match. Sam Houston brought the match within a point as Sahaja Yamalapalli won 7-5, 7-6 at the No. 2 line, and Mila Milanovic was able to hold Chitdara off from coming back down 5-1 in the third set, taking the match 6-1, 4-6, 7-5. The Bearkats’ Khee Yen Wee, pushing through a cramp that forced a medical timeout late in the third set, fell 4-6, 6-2, 6-4 at the No. 3 line against Brett. The Cowgirls squeezed out a 4-2 win over No. 4 Sam Houston State while the Lady Demons battled to the very last set to score a 4-3 victory over the two-time defending champion, No. 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi. No. 3 Northwestern State 4, No. 2 Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 3 (Box Score)Northwestern State is returning to the Southland Conference championship after a one-year absence, making its fifth appearance in six years. It was all down to Southland Player of the Year Polina Mutel at the No. 1 line against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi’s Hortense Boscher in the third set with the team match tied at 3-3. Mutel had taken the first set 6-3 but fell 4-6 in the second. They were the only ones who needed all three set. Mutel never let Boscher get within a point in the third, taking the set 6-3. The Lady Demons garnered the doubles point after winning at lines two and three. Corpus Christi collected three-straight singles points with Caroline Bulatovic, Luna Dormet and Louise Trigona tallying wins at lines six, three and four, respectively. Polina Ivanova defeated Jelena Dzinic at the No. 2 flight 6-4, 7-6 to bring the match within one before Judit Castillo put away her match at No. 5 in straight sets, 6-4, 6-4.last_img read more

first_imgA group of Liberians residing in the US have established the Benjamin Karmon Sehkar Foundation Incorporated (BKS).The BKS Foundation, as it is affectionately known, has been established in memory of the late Benjamin K. Sehkar. Benjamin was a broadcast journalist, who in 1990 and at the height of the Liberian Civil War was killed by Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) soldiers during a popular uprising against the Samuel Kanyon Doe government. BKS will be headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia.The Foundation was established with a focus on providing tuition assistance to disadvantaged and underprivileged children as well as students from the rural parts of Liberia; with Nimba County being the primary target.The idea grew out of the heartbroken and scary news in Liberia relatives to the deaths of those who have succumbed to the deadly Ebola virus disease (EVD).“All of us then realized the scary and truth of the EVD killer virus hitting close to home—Nimba County with reference to the Town of Nyor-Butuo, near the Buutuo Headquarters; just a stone throw from the Liberia/Ivorian border towns of Douhuba and Benhouwen. Knowing how poor our hometown is, and fearing the worst; our family in the USA and Liberia went scrambling, trying to come up with solutions, thereby establishing the BKS Foundation, Inc through which most of the assistance would come,” G. Alvin Sehkar, a senior founding member disclosed in a dispatch.Meanwhile, as the fight to contain the Ebola virus continues, the BKS Foundation in collaboration with its partners has decided to take the fight to Ebola.Based on that, the BKS Foundation has for the past few weeks, successfully completed the training of 50 individuals in the Buu-Yao District, Nimba County as part of the fight.The training, the dispatch said, was mainly conducted in the local dialect thus attracting the participants to the messages.There are future prudent projects we are considering. One of those projects would include the provision of BKS scholarships to students at all the major universities in and around Liberia.BKS Foundation mission is to provide the means and access to good, reasonable and quality education for children of underprivileged and disadvantage communities in Liberia.To that, each founding member is therefore committed to providing educational opportunities to every child in Liberia regardless the constraints while teaching them the word of God.The vision is to one day realize a Liberia in which children from all over the country, have equal access to quality education in this era of global competitiveness. The members are envision a Liberia in which children from these disadvantage and underprivileged parts of our society would receive quality education in a safe, constructive, and well-staffed educational facilities. The vision is based Ecclesiastes 7:12, “For the protection of wisdom is like the protection of money, and the advantage of knowledge is that wisdom preserves the life of him who has it.”We carefully monitor and review programs and costs, use donations and grants for their intended purposes, and look for ways to leverage funds for maximum impact. Stewardship is an integral part of everything we do — because we recognize that every resource entrusted to us can transform real children’s lives. All of our executives are educated, trustworthy, and many of them own their businesses.The BKS Foundation, Inc. will be providing scholarships to qualified and selected to students to all major universities and colleges in Liberia next academic school year.           About Benjamin Karmon Sehkar  Born and raised in Nyor Butuo, Nimba County, the North-Central portion of Liberia, Benjamin Sehkar served as a reporter at the ELWA radio station from 1983 to 1990 rising to the position of Assistant Gio (Dan) Program Director. His passion and love for education was exceptional with a dream to help the underprivileged children in his home town and region with access to affordable and quality education.After his untimely death, his dream was temporarily delayed. Alvin Sehkar, a son of Benjamin Sehkar, decided to further his father’s legacy by founding the BKS Foundation, Inc. in 2013. The BKS Foundation is currently in the process of obtaining the 501c (3) Tax exempt status in the USA.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

first_imgConcerns raised by citizens regarding tonight’s four-hour closure of the Demerara Harbour Bridge (DHB) are centred on the weekend’s increased activities relative to entertainment gatherings in Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), but the DHBC has said those timings are final and the bridge will be subjected to closure and maintenance during that period of time.General Manager of the Demerara Harbour Bridge Corporation (DHBC), RawlstonDemerara Harbour BridgeAdams, on Friday noted he is aware that commuters who expect to utilize the bridge during that time would be inconvenienced by the works, but the company is expected to work on a schedule which is not influenced by any public matter.“Those works will inconvenience them because [of] the timing. We do apologise for that, but unfortunately we don’t schedule our works around entertainment activities; (our works are) based on what needs to be done,” he stated.Commuters are being advised to traverse the bridge before its closure, to avoid any disruption in their scheduled activities.“We do apologise to those people, and we tell them to go over (the bridge) early, they’ll have more time to have more fun. So I’m hoping that they get over early. We’re finishing at two, so if they’re finished by then, we’ll just be finished for them to come over back,” he said, referring to those who would be travelling to the West Coast for planned entertainment activities.The bridge is expected to be closed for four hours, from 22:00h to 02:00h Saturday morning, for emergency maintenance works.last_img read more

first_imgDuring the Order of Restricted Access, a person must not enter or remain in the restricted area unless the person:a) first receives written authorization from a Wildfire Management Branch officialb) enters the area only in the course of travelling to and from his or her residence- Advertisement -This Restriction applies from 75 kilometre on the Tommy Lakes Road north to the end of the constructed road. A map of the affected area is available online at: http://goo.gl/p8mf4EThe Tommy Lakes fire is currently 4,400 hectares in size. The fire is a modified response fire; it is being actively monitored but not actively suppressed.  For more information on this fire and others in the region, click here. An Evacuation Alert is also in place for this fire. More information can be found at: www.prrd.bc.calast_img read more

first_img1 Some England fans were not happy with Andros Townsend’s inclusion Roy Hodgson has come under scathing attack from England fans following his team selection ahead of the European Championship qualifier against Slovenia.The manager’s decision to pick Andros Townsend ahead of Theo Walcott hasn’t gone down well, with other surprises including Phil Jones continuing his place at right-back instead of the in form Nathaniel Clyne.It is first v second in Group E of the qualifying stages with England’s five wins out of five keeping them six points ahead of their opponents.The England staring line up to face Slovenia in Ljubljana is: Hart, Jones, Gibbs, Cahill, Smalling, Delph, Wilshere, Henderson, Townsend, Sterling, Rooney.Read the angry England fans’ comments belowlast_img read more

first_img1 Alex Sandro in action for Porto Manchester City and Juventus are battling it out to secure the signature of Porto defender Alex Sandro.The Brazilian defender has been one of Porto’s most consistent performers since joining them in 2011 and is being tracked by some of Europe’s financial giants.City are keen to add a full-back to their ranks this summer and are rivalling Juve in the pursuit of the defender, according to Sky Italia.However, Porto have already lost right-back Danilo to Real Madrid this summer and are reluctant to lose Sandro unless a they receive a lucrative bid.But the 24-year-old has just one year left on his contract and Porto may decide to cash in as it is unlikely he will sign a new deal.last_img read more