Batad woman found dead

first_imgVilches’ lifeless body was discovered floatingin the sea around 9 a.m. on Sept. 21, it added.   She was 37-year-old Nelissa Vilches ofBarangay Salong, Batad, Iloilo, a police report showed. Officers of the municipal police station wereinvestigating the incident./PNcenter_img ILOILO City – A woman, who was believed tohave drowned, was found dead in Loguingot Island, Estancia, Iloilo. last_img

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2 OFWs positive for COVID-19

first_imgILOILO City – Two more overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) tested positive for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) yesterday, bringing to 38 the number of Western Visayas’ repatriates with the illness. This also raised to 117 the total number of cases in the region. Here’s the breakdown of the 38 COVID-19-positive OFWs: Patient No. 116 worked at a cruise ship in the United States. On April 4 he disembarked from the ship in Miami, Florida and was admitted at a community hospital there. He had fever. His test there confirmed he had COVID-19. * Iloilo province – six Both were asymptomatic and currently undergoing quarantine, according to Dr. Jessie Glen Alonsabe, epidemiologist of the Department of Health (DOH) Region 6. These droplets also land on objects and surfaces around the person. Other people then catch COVID-19 by touching these objects or surfaces, then touching their eyes, nose or mouth. * Aklan – two As to the region’s total 177 cases (10 already recovered while 10 died), they were from Aklan (six), Antique (14), Capiz (six), Guimaras (zero), Iloilo province (21), Negros Occidental (three), Bacolod City (10), Iloilo City (19), and repatriates (38). The most common symptoms of COVID-19 are fever, tiredness, and dry cough. On May 18 he was allowed to return to Bacolod City via a ship that transported stranded Western Visayan OFWs back to the region. Alonsabe urged the public to continue observing physical distancing, hand-washing and the wearing of facemask to prevent the spread of COVID-19. * Antique – four Right upon arrival in Metro Manila, he was tested again. He was COVID-negative. She flew back to Iloilo on May 28 via a sweeper flight from Metro Manila. She was tested positive for COVID-19 here.center_img On May 10 while still stranded in the nation’s capital, he was tested again. He got another negative result. On April 20 he was tested again. This time he was COVID-negative already so he was allowed to return to the Philippines on May 1. * Negros Occidental – seven * Bacolod City – five After eight days, on May 26, he was tested again. This time he turned positive again for COVID-19. * Iloilo City – 11 COVID-19 is the infectious disease caused by the most recently discovered coronavirus. This new virus and disease were unknown before the outbreak began in Wuhan, China in December 2019. The disease can spread from person to person through small droplets from the nose or mouth which are spread when a person with COVID-19 coughs or exhales. On the other hand, Patient No. 117, a factory worker, returned to the Philippines from Taiwan on May 19. The two repatriated OFWs were a 38-year-old male from Bacolod City (Patient No. 116) and a 33-year-old female from Janiuay, Iloilo (Patient No. 117). * Guimaras – three 2 OFWs positive for COVID-19Some patients may have aches and pains, nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat or diarrhea. These symptoms are usually mild and begin gradually. Some people become infected but don’t develop any symptoms and don’t feel unwell./PNlast_img

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Batesville School Board elects new officers

first_imgBATESVILLE, Ind. — The Batesville School Board elected new board officers at their January meeting Monday night.Jeremy Raver was elected as board president, and Cindy Blessing was elected as Vice-President.Students from Batesville’s AppleCare program gave the monthly “Believe in Better” report.Batesville’s AppleCare program helps students and staff with Apple technology throughout the school.The students will be holding technology training plans again this semester for members of the community.The school board approved a request to accept a charitable donation.The estate of James Fritsch donated over $200,000 to use for donations.Melissa Burton, Director of Student Learning, gave an update o the Dual Language Immersion Program.Registration will begin on Tuesday, January 24, for the 2017-2018 school year.There are only 48 spaces available, and registration is only online.There will be 3 parent meetings in the future for the program.They will be held on:January 24 at 6:00 PMFebruary 22 at 6:30 PMMarch 16 at 6:00 PMFor more information on the dual immersion program, registration, and upcoming meetings, visit http://batesvilleinschools.com.last_img

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Saints ace Wanyama’s home burgled

first_imgThe home of Southampton midfielder Victor Wanyama was burgled while he was away with his club. A Hampshire Police spokesman said: “Officers are currently investigating a burglary at a house in the St Cross area of Winchester. Entry was forced to the home between 8.30am on November 23 and 2.15am on November 25. “Items of electrical property and jewellery were stolen from the address along with the keys to a Range Rover Sport which was then stolen from the driveway. “The car was located during the early hours of Tuesday November 25 in Iver, Buckinghamshire, and has been recovered.” Thieves broke into the home when Kenyan midfielder Wanyama was away for the game at Aston Villa on Monday night. When the 23-year-old returned he found his Range Rover Sport, electrical items and jewellery had been stolen from his home in Winchester. The vehicle was later found in Iver, Buckinghamshire. center_img Press Associationlast_img

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WIFBSC Championship and Guyana NRA 150th Shoot begin today

first_imgTOP riflemen from around the Caribbean and several other countries have gathered in Guyana for the 2017 West Indies Full Bore Shooting Council (WIFSBC) Championship and the Guyana National Rifle Association (NRA) 150th anniversary shoot.The competition will feature shooters from Antigua, Bermuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Barbados, Jamaica, the Falkland Islands, the United States, Britain, Ireland and Scotland.The event, which begins today at the Guyana Defence Force ranges, is expected to be opened by President David Granger who will fire off the first shot, followed by the first batch of shooters.What normally applies is three days of individual shooting after which the shooter with the highest aggregate will be named Caribbean Champion.This is usually followed by two days of team shooting at both the short (300,500 and 600 yard) and long (900 and 1000 yard) ranges to determine both long and short range country champions.But what the Guyana NRA is doing, as part of its 150th year in action, is mirroring the Queens shoot which takes place in Bisley, England which takes the fraction of the top shooters and eliminates until there is a core group that shoots for the title.After the end of the grand aggregate for the three days and the WIFBSC Champion is crowned, the top sixty shooters will then shoot together in one detail at 300, 500 and 600 yards.After lunch on that day, this number will be reduced to 30 shooters who will move onto the 900 and 1000 yard ranges where the winner will be crowned the 150th Anniversary champion.Friday will be used for the WIFBSC meeting and some relaxation while on Saturday there will be the Milex/Crown Mining sponsored long-range shoot. Sunday will be WIFBSC short range shoot.In addition to that, the local long-range trophy has been sponsored by Queensway and the Short range by International Safety Supplies Limited.last_img

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Sentry signs 10-year extension as title sponsor at Kapalua

first_img First Published: 1st January, 2020 16:04 IST Associated Press Television News COMMENT The PGA Tour is beginning a new year by announcing a 10-year deal with Sentry Insurance as title sponsor of the Tournament of Champions, making Kapalua the home of PGA Tour winners through at least the end of the next decade. The extension means Wisconsin-based Sentry will be the longest-runningsponsor since the winners-only event moved to Maui in 1999.Sentry, a business-focused mutual insurance company, for years dealt directly with customers instead of leaning on a national advertising campaign. Chairman and CEO Pete McPartland described it as a quiet brand until it became title sponsor of the winners-only PGA Tour event that starts each year at Kapalua.Three years into a five-year contract, Sentry signed a new deal for 10 years.Along with donating all net proceeds of the tournament to local charities, McPartland said the company donated to the United Way and created scholarships on Maui.Xander Schauffele is the defending champion when the tournament starts Thursday. SUBSCRIBE TO US LIVE TVcenter_img Last Updated: 1st January, 2020 16:04 IST Sentry Signs 10-year Extension As Title Sponsor At Kapalua The PGA Tour is beginning a new year by announcing a 10-year deal with Sentry Insurance as title sponsor of the Tournament of Champions, making Kapalua the home of PGA Tour winners through at least the end of the next decade. WATCH US LIVE Written By FOLLOW USlast_img

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Tipperary sides score valuable UBL victories

first_imgThe North Tipp club remain in third and have four matches left to play. Cashel, who overcame Sundays Well 14-5 at Spafield, climb to sixth in the table.Their try scorers today were Kieran Murphy and Kieran Quirke.Nenagh Ormond are still in the running to secure promotion following a 23-17 win against Queens University at Dublin Lane.last_img

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Tyson Fury: “I think it will pan out with me knocking out Wladimir Klitschko”

first_imgShortly after Michael Buffer had hailed him as one of the two best heavyweights on the planet, Tyson Fury bounded to the stage to weigh in for the biggest fight of his life humming an old gospel tune: “I’m going to have a little talk with Jesus, tonight when I get home.”Then he started grinning in the manner of someone who knows their lottery numbers are about to come up. Whatever you may think about Fury’s talents or scattergun opinions, he truly believes. And he is more convinced than ever he is about to bring Wladimir Klitschko’s reign as WBA, IBF and WBO world heavyweight champion to a crashing finale.“I’m a 4-1 underdog but Cassius Clay was a big underdog against Sonny Liston and so was Leon Spinks against Muhammad Ali and Buster Douglas against Mike Tyson,” he said. “Underdogs win. I think it’ll pan out with me knocking him out. I don’t intend to leave it to anyone else – my destiny is in these two hands.”Fury weighed in at 17st 8lb, a stone lighter than his fight against Christian Hammer in February, but still noticeably wobbly around his waist. The 39-year-old Klitschko, a pound lighter, again looked as if he could have been sculptured by Phidias. This is a boxing contest not a bodybuilding one but the difference between the two physiques was striking. Klitschko sported a six-pack. Fury looked like he had drunk one.Yet the Fury camp promise their man is in the best shape of his life and will maintain a pace that will have Klitschko – and those watching – gasping. As his father, John, said: “He’s been training hard for the last four months. He’s done over 1,000 rounds of sparring. He’s done everything humanly possible. He’s been running at high altitude in the peaks in Windermere, and they are like Billy Goat country. And you know how hard that is for a heavyweight. Fitness is not going to be a problem.” All week Fury’s beaming demeanour has been of a man who is in sole possession of a wondrous secret. And while most fighters are fearful of Klitchsko’s height and size, the 27-year-old from Morecambe believes it will play to his strengths.“I prefer to fight a bigger guy,” he said. “I don’t like fighting smaller guys, they give me problems with their agility. But I have not met a man as tall as me, who is as quick as me, ever. I’ve sparred with lots of people and played around with everybody. His size, his reach, his heaviness, will work against him.“I have faster feet than him. He had slow feet until he had 50 fights, so if it has taken him 50 fights to get fast feet, he is not a natural fighter, is he? I’ve had 24 fights, he has had three times as many fights as me and I am going to show him up.”Usually it is difficult to make a case for any of Klitschko’s opponents that goes much beyond the hoariest cliche in boxing: if a big man whacks another on the chin, who knows? Yet with Fury, that case is built on firmer foundations. He is slightly the taller man and has a four-inch reach advantage. That could be significant. Klitschko likes to control a fight with his ramrod jab, thrust time and time again in his opponent’s face like a bullfighter’s lance, until they are slowed and he can move in for the kill. Will he able to able to do that as easily against Fury?Fury can also box southpaw as well as orthodox, on the front foot and back, which gives him yet more options. Klitschko admits he is a control freak. So what will happen if Fury can keep him off balance and out of sync? If Klitchsko does become uncomfortable perhaps he will open up his defensive shell and make mistakes.Age, too, could be a factor. Sometimes fighters grow old overnight. Klitchsko will surpass Joe Louis’s record for the most heavyweight title fights, which stands at 27. He cannot go on forever.“He’s a bit lighter, so obviously he is going to try to beat me for speed,” Fury said. “He has decided on a giant ring, 24ft, so if he doesn’t get me out of there he is going to run away and try to win a decision. It’s up to me not to let him get it.“I’m expecting a quick start from Wlad, a nice fast jab and some movement. I’m not too sure he will be worried about my reach advantage, though. I’m sure they have been practising getting out of the way of a big long jab.” But Fury has questions to answer too. He was put on the floor by the former cruiserweight champion Steve Cunningham and the Canadian Neven Pajkic, and he has never faced anywhere near this level of competition. It is one thing fighting Dereck Chisora in front of a home crowd, quite another facing Klitschko in front of 55,000 people on foreign soil.And while this is not peak era Klitschko – he appears to have slowed down and does not seem to throw as many punches as he once did – his defensive skills and accuracy are still razor sharp. The verdict of the Sheffield heavyweight Richard Towers, who has sparred with both men and helped prepare Klitschko for the fight, is particularly read more

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FC Željezničar achieves excellent Result in the Match against Standard

first_img(Source: novovrijeme.ba) In the first match of the third qualifying round of the Europa League, players of FC Željezničar were defeated by the host club FC Standard with the score 2: 1, in Liege.Domestic Standard scored after only 16 minutes. Knockaert kicked the ball from the side and Kosorić tried to throw it back to Santini, but it ended up in the net. In the 27th minute of the match, the score was 2: 0 for Standard.The  Željezničar  defense  maneuvered, and in the finals, Knockaert checkmated Antolović. De Sart shot the ball powerfully from 20 meters, but Antolović luckily managed to save the goal and set it in the corner.After 58 minutes, Kokot shot from 25 meters, however the ball did not significantly threaten the opponents’ net. Just a minute later, Kokot tried again by throwing the ball from the side. After 60 minutes, the home team played a good offense, and scored again.After 64 minutes, the Blue team reduced the score to 2: 1. Hadžiahmetović pulled the ball, passed it to Đelmić on the edge of the penalty area, then kicked the ball and scored for the Blue team. Three minutes later, Željo performed a free kick and Kosorić hit the goalpost. Knockaert tried from the free kick, but Antolović was up to the task.Four minutes before the end, Željo had two great opportunities. First Sadiković shot and the Standard goalkeeper fantastically managed to save his goal. Later, Bajić hit the goalpost from the corner.last_img

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RED announces quad for Grey

first_imgIt is official.  There will be a fixed-grip quad chair up Grey Mountain next season.  Howard Katkov, CEO of Red Mountain Resort, made the official announcement at Rafters on Thursday, which was followed by a groundbreaking ceremony.  The expansion adds 997 acres of terrain to the resort, bringing the total to 2,787.  This ranks Red Mountain Resort as the 8th largest ski area in Canada, and 18th largest in the US.  Needless to say, everyone involved in the project was very excited about the announcement.“We started this project 3 years ago,” said Katkov.  “After owning this resort for a number of years, and understanding this community, we felt that it was necessary to do something even bigger, outside of real estate, to bring in more destination visitors, for the sustainability of this community and the ski resort.”The SE group, a mountain resort planning firm, was hired to research the effects of terrain expansion.  In the majority of cases, the resorts had significant increase in destination visits.  This was the basis of the strategy for expansion.  “It’s an experiment,” said Katkov.  “There was a theory, it was validated by a third party consultant, and now we’re in it.  What we’ve seen so far looks good.  Last year was the best year the resort has seen in 65 years.”Last year, with the news of accessible and affordable cat skiing on Grey Mountain, the resort saw a 29% increase in day ticket sales.  “Our bookings, compared to this time last year are up over 132%,” said Katkov.  “This is about sustainability for the community, the resort, and the region.  It trickles down the hill. Everyone benefits from this.”As for the location of the base of the lift, and whether or not it will be accessible via the Silverlode chair, the answer is, not yet.  Don Thompson, VP of operations and development, explained: “When we looked at the bottom terminal location, we wanted to put it in a place that provided a reasonable ride time, with it being a fixed-grip chair.”  Trying to balance accessibility, while still providing a reasonable ride time proved to be impossible with a single chair.  “What we’re exploring now is a form of connector, a 300 metre handle tow, accessed off Silverlode, that would build all the redundancies into the whole operating system.”Katkov also pointed out that the area below the new lift will be developed into cross-country and snowshoe trails.Keeping the classic, old school feel of Red Mountain, while growing the business model can be a thin line to walk.  Katkov pointed out the recently renovated lodge, which was modernized, but kept the lockers downstairs and Rafters bar upstairs virtually untouched, as an example.  “We’re trying to protect the history, but still have a successful economic model.  It’s a balance.”The groundbreaking ceremony had its own unique touch, as it was held inside Rafters.  Earth was poured on the floor and dug with shovels, to keep with tradition.  Don Thompson noted that the earth from the ceremony would go into the foundation of the base terminal for the new Grey lift.last_img

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