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Maxine Norman

first_imgMaxine Norman, 92 of Milan passed away October 30, 2017 at Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg. Maxine was born September 10, 1925 in Cincinnati, OH the daughter of Oda and Bernice (Hines) Garrett. She married Orville Norman February 12, 1944 and he preceded her in death February 5, 2003. Maxine was a former member of Full Gospel Christian Center in Bright. She worked for Campbell Hausfeld in Harrison, and volunteered at Margaret Mary Hospital.  She enjoyed reading the bible, being a prayer warrior for others, coloring, embroiling, word searching, crafts and spending time with her family.Maxine is survived by sons: Aaron Norman of Milan; David (Shelly) Norman of Plymouth, IN; daughters: Rita (Art) Tebelman of Milan; Melinda (Stan) Blanken of Batesville.  Several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by husband: Orville Norman; two daughters: Myra Sorber and Rosemary Norman; brother: Louis Garrett.Funeral services will be at 1 PM on Sunday November 5, 2017 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home with Pastor Dwayne Barrows officiating. Burial will follow at Craven Cemetery. Visitation will be November 4, Saturday 4PM-6PM also at the funeral home. Memorials may be given to Donor’s Choice. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, entrusted with the arrangements.  707 South Main Street P.O. Box 243 Milan, IN 47031, 812-654-2141.last_img read more

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ICC World Cup MS Dhoni will be big player in this World Cup, says India head coach Ravi Shastri

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Indian skipper Virat Kohli along with the Head Coach Ravi Shastri addressed the media ahead of the departure for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 which is scheduled to begin on May 30. Indian skipper focused on the importance of the two wrist spinners (Yuzvendra Chahal and Kuldeep Yadav) and also spoke about the preparations for the game against Pakistan. Virat Kohli will lead Indian team into the World Cup for the first time.”Kuldeep Yadav has had time to reflect and time to correct things entering the World Cup. Kuldeep and Yuzvendra Chahal are the two pillars for the World Cup. We were not worried about Kedar Jadhav. A team that does well in the World Cup is one that can handle the pressure well,” he said.Before starting their World Cup campaign, India will play two warm-up games against New Zealand and Bangladesh. The first league game is scheduled to be played against South Africa on June 5 at Rose Bowl in Southampton. When asked, whether the upcoming World Cup challenging, Virat said, “It is the most challenging World Cup of all the three I’ve attended so far. Any team can upset any side on their day. That’s one thing that we have in mind.” Ravi Shastri believes that MS Dhoni will be big player in this World Cup.Virat Kohli believes it will be most challenging of three World Cups he played.India will play their first league game against South Africa on June 5. highlights Ravi Shastri, on the other hand, focuses on the approach with which Indian team will play and said, “As far as this tournament is concerned, it’s an opportunity. This team has played brilliant cricket over the last five years. The most important thing is to get out there and enjoy the World Cup. If you play to your potential, the cup might be here.””Our mantra will be to be flexible according to conditions. Anywhere else in the world, overcast conditions don’t matter much, but in England it does. So you’ve got to be ready for that,” he added.Speaking about the importance of MS Dhoni, Ravi said, “Mahendra Singh Dhoni is someone who’ll be right there. His communication with Virat has been fantastic. No one better than him when it comes to keeping. Great to see the way he was moving in this IPL. He will be a big player in this World Cup.”The all-important clash against the arch-rival Pakistan is scheduled to happen on June 16 and when Virat was asked about that particular game, he said, “If we keep focusing individually on every team, we won’t be able to focus on our campaign.”last_img read more

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Allderdice captures City League title

first_imgby Malik VincentFor New Pittsburgh Courier Allderdice head coach Andre McDonald preaches defensive toughness to his players. If you ask anyone on his staff or someone he’s coached, he swears by it. So much, that the Dragons have proudly sported “HAWK-D” on their warm-ups for the past five years, and this season on their uniforms. But they aren’t the only ones who do.“It was uplifting to hear the entire student body chanting HAWK-D,” McDonald said. “It was really motivation to our guys to play the best game that we could.” ‘HAWK-D’—The Allderdice boys celebrate with the championship trophy after defeating Perry 73-63 in the City League championship game March 5. (Courier photo/William McBride/File) Led by senior Cameron Bailey’s 22 points and Eric Mallinger’s near triple-double, Allderdice (12-4, 17-7) won its second consecutive City League boys basketball Championship over top-seeded Perry, 73-63, at Peabody High School March 5.“It was a great contest,” Bailey said. “But I have to give much credit to our coaching staff, they had a great scouting report and they did everything they could to get us prepared for battle.”Perry had been the favorite to win it all after surrendering one conference game all year and defeating Allderdice in both of their regular season meetings.“I realized we needed to be prepared this time,” McDonald added. “We broke down the film from the last four meetings and made sure that we were going to come out and compete at our highest level.”Junior guard Justin Dobbs added a game-high 23 points for the Dragons but admits that he got off to a slow start.“My shot was off early so I eventually got to a point where I was just trying to get to the foul line.” Dobbs said. “We started to run the pick and roll and once that happened, I was fortunate enough to start making good decisions with the basketball.”Mallinger finished with nine points, 11 blocks, and 16 rebounds.“I knew that the offense was going to come,” Mallinger said. “I take pride in doing what I need to do on the defensive end. The coaches and I don’t even need to discuss that. I just try to go out there every game and crash the boards, as well as to make plays on defense.”Perry’s normal leading scorer, Marcus Smith, was held to only 10 points for the Commodores (15-1, 21-4). They were led by Bruce Grover’s 19 points and Greg McGhee’s 16, 11 of which he converted from the free-throw line.“We set out to build a strong program from top to bottom,” Allderdice assistant coach Jason Rivers said. “We’re the only team in the city that has a ninth grade program that feeds into our junior varsity, and goes into varsity. These kids do a tremendous job to get prepared to come up and win in this level.”(Reprinted from the March 9, New Pittsburgh Courier.)last_img read more

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About Town

first_imgFAIR HAVENThe Band of the Two Rivers is looking for new members.Remember your high school band? The Band of the Two Rivers is like that, but doesn’t march. It is a concert band. The band was formed in 1997 and has grown to 20-25 players. It has performed before audiences in Atlantic Highlands, Eatontown, Fair Haven, Fort Monmouth, Little Silver, Middletown, and Red Bank.No audition is required. Rehearsals are held 7:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays at the Fair Haven Youth Center, behind the police station, Fisk Street. Rehearsals are slated to being Feb. 13.Please contact Steve Knowlton at 732-747-7011 for further information and the rehearsal schedule. HOLMDELDon Pope needs 25 heads of cabbage, 20 pounds of onions, green peppers, radishes, celery, some mayo and a secret blend of spices for his prize-winning coleslaw that will be featured on Saturday, March 9 when the Holmdel Community Church hosts its annual turkey dinner benefit.More than 400 guests will enjoy hot roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry relish and a variety of delicious homemade desserts in the church’s Fellowship Hall, located at 40 W. Main St.There will be four seatings for the dinner: 4, 5, 6, and 7 p.m.Tickets cost $15 for adults and $8 for children under 12. Takeout meals are also available for $15 each. Seating is limited and reservations are necessary. Contact Sharon Wessel to order tickets by calling 732-431-2372 or by emailing her at [email protected] from this year’s dinner will be used for outreach efforts in Asbury Park. Questions may be directed to this year’s turkey dinner coordinator, Eric Knies at 732-595-6295 or 732-495-4478. * * * * *The Friends of the Red Bank Public Library invites lovers of libraries, books and bargains to the Fourth Annual Used Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.Those who want an earlier look at the sale items can go at 9 a.m. to pay a $10 admission fee at the library, 84 West Front St.There will be a huge selection of current bestsellers, classics, fiction and nonfiction, DVDs, CDs, and a separate room for the Children’s Book Sale.  A bag sale during which attendees can fill a provided bag for $5 will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p. m. Monday, Feb. 4.The kickoff to the sale will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Feb. 1, during a preview reception. Admission for the preview will be $20 but free for members of Friends of RBPL. Membership will be available at the door. During the event there will be wine and appetizers, live music by local musician Jim Crawford, raffle items and, of course, first dibs at the book sale.All proceeds will benefit the Friends of the Red Bank Public Library.For more information, please call the library at 732-842-0690. * * * * *This year Mayor Gerard P. Scharfenberger has set his open office hours for the first and third Saturday of each month from 10 a.m. until noon at Town Hall, 1 Kings Highway.Visitors are seen on a first-come basis.Residents can also contact the mayor’s office at 732-615-2024 during regular business hours or through the township’s website at www.middletownnj.org. * * * * *Middletown’s 22nd annual Youth Job Fair will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, at High School North, at 33 Tindall Road.The event, which is organized by Middletown Community Affairs Council, will bring together Middletown youth and employers to explore the possibility of full-time and part-time job placement at no cost to the student or employers.Employers interested in participating can contact Mitch Gotesky at 732-915-2445 or John Giordano at 732-996-7495.center_img RED BANKPilgrim Baptist Church of Red Bank will host its annual Jersey’s for Jesus Pre-Super Bowl Celebration at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27.The celebration will feature the music and performing arts ministries of Pilgrim Baptist Church and special presentations.  Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite team jersey (any sport) for the celebration.  A community fellowship reception will follow.All are welcome.For further information, please contact the church office at 732-747-2343.The celebration is sponsored by S.W.A.T., a community outreach ministry of the church. MIDDLETOWNThe Art Society of Monmouth County will feature a demonstration by Bob Heyer, watercolor artist, at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 20, at the Middletown Public Library, New Monmouth Road.Heyer has been a well-known and honored watercolor artist for many years. He will demonstrate his watercolor techniques.Admission is free and refreshments will be served. The demonstration is open to the public. ASBURY PARKMonmouth United reached its goal of raising $100,000 at its successful “United to the Restore the Shore” benefit concert at Asbury Park’s famed Stone Pony.The money raised in Monmouth County on Dec. 30 has been earmarked by the New Jersey Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund to help local families.Justin Braz, president of the New Leaders Council of New Jersey and an event organizer, said his group was proud to partner with the other organizations involved with the benefit concert to help raise funds to restore the shore.“The NLC is dedicated to developing New Jersey’s future leaders and look forward to continuing our efforts to bring people together to support our communities,” Braz said.Bennett said that for those who may have missed the concert, the opportunity to help still exists either through donations or through the purchase of “Restore the Shore” T-shirts that are available for sale. The cost is $25 and includes shipping. Checks can be mailed to the New Leaders Council at 103 10th Avenue, #1, Belmar, NJ  07719.last_img read more

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ODDS-ON FAVORITE AMERICAN GAL TAKES $70,000 ANOAKIA STAKES BY 6 ½ LENGTHS UNDER BEJARANO; SHAH HOMEBRED, TRAINED BY BAFFERT, GETS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:10.46

first_imgARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 23, 2016)–The overwhelming 1-9 favorite, American Gal ran like it, taking Sunday’s $70,000 Anoakia Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by 6 ½ lengths under Rafael Bejarano.  Owned and bred by Kaleem Shah, the Kentucky-bred filly by Concord Point, trained by Bob Baffert, covered six furlongs in 1:10.46.Breaking from the far outside in post position five, American Gal sat a close third into the far turn and overtook dueling leaders Bernina Star and Woot Woot leaving the quarter pole en route to an authoritative victory.“She surprised me today,” said Bejarano.  “I thought she would show more speed away from the gate, more than last time.  But today, she was calmer in the post parade and even in the paddock and at the start as well.“She finished better today than in her last race.  Last time, she was head and head, but she showed more finish today, more kick.”Idle since breaking her maiden at first asking at Del Mar on Aug. 14, American Gal paid $2.20, $2.10 and $2.10.With a total show pool of $345,356, American Gal accounted for $315,450 of it–resulting in a minus show pool of $63,891.“Today was good, it’s always nice having a home-bred,” said Baffert.  “It’s crazy, I think she blew a shoe leaving there, I want to see how her foot is.”Ridden by Norberto Arroyo, Jr., Woot Woot, who has ascended from the maiden claiming ranks, was off at 7-1 and paid $2.80 and $2.10.Bernina Star, who broke from the rail with Jamie Theriot, was off at 6-1 and paid $2.10 to show.Fractions on the race were 21.99, 45.21 and 57.62. ODDS-ON FAVORITE AMERICAN GAL TAKES $70,000 ANOAKIA STAKES BY 6 ½ LENGTHS UNDER BEJARANO; SHAH HOMEBRED, TRAINED BY BAFFERT,  GETS SIX FURLONGS IN 1:10.46last_img read more

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LETTERKENNY WOMAN PICKS UP €100,000 LOTTO CHEQUE ON HER BIRTHDAY

first_imgA Letterkennty woman today picked up her Easter Millionaire Raffle prize of €100,000.The lucky winner, who wishes to remain anonymous, also received the lucky ticket for her birthday.“It’s the best birthday present ever,” smiled the happy winner. “I can’t wait to see how they’ll beat this next year.” The lucky ticket was bought in Easons, Courtyard Shopping Centre, Letterkenny.There has been wild speculation about the winner since donegaldaily.com revealed on Tuesday the winning ticket was bought in Co Donegal.The winner joined others in Dublin today to collect their cheques from the Millionaire Raffle draw.The lucky mum is just the latest winner from the county – following two millionaires in recent months. Meanwhile a syndicate of 33 colleagues from the National Museum of Ireland in Dublin shared a €250,000 prize from the draw.“I always knew we would win big, it was just a matter of time and patience,” said one of the happy syndicate members. “This is just the start of our lucky streak, we will continue to play and who knows we could be back in here again on Friday collecting a EuroMillions win.” added the happy man.A member of the lucky group checked the ticket on Tuesday evening. “I got a call from my colleague who thought we won a prize in the raffle. I didn’t believe him so I asked my daughter to check the ticket online. When she did and realised we had won €250,000 she nearly fell off the seat with the shock,” laughed the happy man.LETTERKENNY WOMAN PICKS UP €100,000 LOTTO CHEQUE ON HER BIRTHDAY was last modified: April 13th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:000 LOTTO CHEQUE ON HER BIRTHDAYLETTERKENNY WOMAN PICKS UP €100last_img read more

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Temperatures soar to 20C in sunny Donegal

first_imgThe north west is basking in sunshine and heat today as summer weather finally arrives in Donegal.The weather has warmed up to highs of 20C this Monday, with the west experiencing the best of the heat.We’ll have to enjoy the good weather while it lasts though, as rain is set to arrive later in the week. Met Eireann forecasters say that while the days are hot, temperatures will dip at nighttime.Tonight will be dry with clear spells and temperatures of 5-8C.The sun will return on Tuesday with highest temperatures of 15 to 19 degrees and warmest in the north west.Wednesday is also expected to be dry and bright and reach up to 20C again. More cloud is likely on Thursday as the hot spell continues, before showers set in on Friday.Temperatures soar to 20C in sunny Donegal was last modified: May 13th, 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)last_img read more

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If trade market stays the course, Giants have more to gain as buyers than sellers

first_imgThe … PHILADELPHIA — When the Toronto Blue Jays shipped their staff ace, Marcus Stroman, to the New York Mets on Sunday, the first reaction of many players, managers and executives was the exact same.“What?,” they asked at once.Considered one of the top pitchers available on the trade market, Stroman was expected to move from the Blue Jays to a contending club with a legitimate need for a frontline starter come October.In all likelihood, the Mets’ season will end in September.last_img read more

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Jordanian Student Gets Jail for IM: This Week in Online Tyranny

first_imgA Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Jordanian student sentence to two years in prison for IM. Imad Al-Ash got two years in prison for the last refuge of the scoundrel, lèse majesté. (If you want a quick rule of thumb for tinhorn dictatorships, check to see if lèse majesté is on the books.) During the five months leading up to his sentencing, the Jordanian secret service tortured the kid. He had allegedly sent an IM criticizing the King of Jordan. Maybe the Queen should consider extending her vaunted public “patronage” of education to encompass the less stylish area of NOT ALLOWING HER HUSBAND TO TORTURE PEOPLE. But what do I know? I went to a state school.Kenya introduces toll-free SMS to report hate speech. In advance of the August 4 elections, the Kenyan government is prosecuting hate speech. Given the horrible inter-ethnic violence, it’s understandable. But given how every thing becomes a weapon in this sort of a fight, it’s worrying. When the next election’s done, who believes such a thing will be rolled back? BurstNET shuts down 70,000 blogs over terrorism scare. A hosting company shut down a platform, Blogetery, that had over 70,000 blogs. First it maintained the FBI had told it to, then admitted the agency had only asked for information on its owner, Alexander Yusupov. One of the blogs had allegedly contained Al-Qaeda-oriented terrorism information. The company said the terrorism issue was the last straw as the owner had broken to the TOS regarding copyright.China now plans to “deanonymize” cell phone users. China is attempting to destroy all anonymity on the Internet. Week after week of this, I don’t even know what more to say. The Chinese government is just wall-to-wall creeps. The United States plans to “deanonymize” the Internet. Really? Really? Are you people doing this just to embarrass me? Saying “there’s no difference between the U.S. and China” is stupid. But saying, “It looks like there’s less and less difference” is, unfortunately, not. Saudi arrested on the most ridiculous charge yet. My hand to G-d I thought I had seen every knuckle-headed “charge” a person could be brought up on. But the Saudis, bless their black little hearts, have raised the bar. For criticism of religious and political leaders in his country, Sheikh Mekhlef bin Dahham al-Shammari has been arrested on the charge of “annoying others.” I swear to you I am not making that up. Just click the link. I mean, are the KSA’s torture squads even trying anymore? Turkish citizens hit the bricks to protest online censorship. Thank you, my Turkish brothers and sisters, for allowing me to end on a note of hope. Though the increasingly autocratic Turkish government is cinching down more and more on its people, those people aren’t taking it lying down. Thousands of people took to the street. Down with Law #5651!Injustice photo by Dustin & Jenae DeKoekkoekInstanbul photo by Neil Sequeira curt hopkins Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… Tags:#Government#international#web center_img Related Posts Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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