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Two charged in suspected Lawrenceburg suicide case

first_imgLawrenceburg, In. — Dearborn-Ohio County prosecutor Lynn Deddens says two Lawrenceburg men are facing charges after interfering with the investigation into the death Clarissa Schultz. Police say Schultz committed suicide outside the Levee Breaker Bar in Lawrenceburg in May.William Ford Skipton, 44, is charged with assisting suicide, carrying a handgun without a license and operating a vehicle while being suspended for life. Steven Melrose, Jr., 46, has been charged with false informing and selling an alcoholic beverage to an intoxicated person.Schultz was found dead outside the bar with an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head. Police were unable to close the investigation because Skipton hid the gun in the ceiling tiles of the bar and removed a shell casing. Melrose, the bartender at the Levee Breaker Bar told emergency dispatchers he did not know where the gun was, but later admitted he saw Skipton hide it.Skipton, a friend of the deceased, allegedly owned the gun Schultz used in the incident. Police say he removed the gun and a shell casing from the scene because, as a prior felon he was afraid he would face charges. Melrose misled dispatchers in an effort to protect Skipton.No court date has been set.Prosecutor Deddens said, “We take death investigations very seriously. These men are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law, but their actions caused a significant delay while police made sure of their findings. I want to thank the Lawrenceburg Police Department and Indiana State Police for their help in the matter.”last_img read more

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CDBG application period now open

first_imgIndianapolis, In. — The Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs is announcing the first round of Community Development Block Grants for 2019 is open.The following programs are accepting applications this round:Main Street Revitalization;Public Facilities;Stormwater Improvements; andWastewater/Drinking Water.The complete application, which includes the instructions, proposals/application template and sample documents can be found at www.in.gov/ocra/cdbg. A video overview of the application can be accessed here.New guidelines from U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development on LMI census data and income surveys requires OCRA to make adjustments to the income survey policies and procedures.Effective April 1, applications must use the new census data and income survey process. Communities must use the HUD LMI Map tool to source the LMI data. An income survey would only be necessary if a community has an LMI percentage lower than 51 percent. In those cases, the community must seek permission from OCRA before moving forward with an income survey. Additionally, income survey certifiers will no longer be required to verify an income survey. A webinar is scheduled for Tuesday, April 2 to provide more detailed information on this change.Round one proposals are being accepted until Friday, May 3 at 4:00 p.m., ET. Final applications are due by Friday, June 28 at 4:00 p.m., ET with funding awards announced on Thursday, August 15.Funding for all of the CDBG programs comes from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and is administered by OCRA. The state of Indiana distributes CDBG funds to rural communities to assist units of local government with various community projects like: improving infrastructure, downtown revitalization, public facilities improvements and economic development.For further information on these programs, contact the assigned Community Liaison for your region.last_img read more

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Testing increases along with new positive cases of COVID-19

first_imgCOVID-19 deaths reported in the southeastern region COVID-19 positive case in the southeastern regionStatewide—The Indiana State Department of Health has reported that 815 additional Hoosiers have been diagnosed with COVID-19 today.  A total of 18,630 Indiana residents have tested positive for the coronavirus.  To date, 99,639 tests have been reported to ISDH at a 18.7% positive rate and 55 new deaths were reported for a total of 1,062 Hoosiers have died to date.Locally, Decatur County has a total of 200 positive cases and 28 deaths, Franklin County has 97 positive cases and 7 deaths, and Ripley County has 93 positive cases and 5 deaths.last_img read more

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Barty named WTA Player of the Year

first_imgRelatedPostsNo Content Available Australia’s Ash Barty has been named WTA Player of the Year after capturing her maiden Grand Slam singles title and reaching the top of the world rankings.The 23-year-old, who quit tennis to play cricket in 2014 before returning to the game in 2016, became the first Australian to win the French Open since Margaret Court in 1973 when she beat Czech teenager Marketa Vondrousova in June.She also won the prestigious Miami title and became the first Australian woman to reach the WTA World number one ranking since Evonne Goolagong Cawley in 1976.Barty’s 57 match wins this year was the most by any player.Bianca Andreescu took the newcomer award after winning the US Open to become the first Canadian to win a Grand Slam singles title, while Swiss Belinda Bencic was named “comeback player of the year” after regaining her place in the top 10.Tags: Cawleylast_img read more

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Cricket News When Sachin Tendulkar shares touching moment featuring Imzamam-ul-Haq

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: India and Pakistan are the two most popular arch-rivals in the game of cricket. The player on both the sides are known for their exciting rift and sledging on the ground. However, some of the players also shares mutual admiration for each other off the field.While the bilateral cricket series between India and Pakistan is still like a vague dream for the cricket fans due to the ongoing political rift.Meanwhile, Indian cricket god Sachin Tendulkar and former Pakistan’s skipper Inzamam-ul-Haq have been involved in many popular games between the two team and the former has revealed one of the interesting moment from the past in a talk show recently.Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar shared an episode from his career vault in a talk show ‘Walk The Talk’ where the former recounted the moment when was touched by the sweet gesture from the latter.He said, “We had a practice session in Lahore and before we began Inzi brought his son to me & said ‘He’s a big fan and wants to meet you’. With the rivalry we had and Inzi was Pakistan captain, to say something like this to a player from the other team takes a lot’’.Moments like this make the Gentlemen’s game really special when players from the arch-rivals team show mutual respect off the field.Both Sachin and Imzamam has been titans in the cricket history and has huge batting records in their name. On one hand, maestro Sachin has scored over 33,000 runs in the International cricket which is the highest run scored by any player, on the other hand, Imzamam has more than 20,000 runs scored in his career.Sachin Tendulkar “We had a practice session in Lahore & before we began Inzi brought his son to me & said ‘He’s a big fan & wants to meet you’. With the rivarly we had & Inzi was Pakistan captain, to say something like this to a player from the other team takes a lot” #Cricket— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) June 9, 2018last_img read more

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Fifa World Cup FIFA asks TV producers to cut down on fan close-ups over sexism fears

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Fifa World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Moscow: FIFA said on Friday it had asked TV producers to reduce the number of close-up shots of spectators at the World Cup final to avoid any “suggestions of sexual connotations”.The feed supplied by FIFA and used by TV stations around the world shows spectators in the stands to complement the coverage of the matches in Russia.The cameras sometimes zoom in on female spectators.FIFA said it had issued guidance to TV producers for the two remaining matches of the tournament—Saturday’s third-place playoff between England and Belgium and Sunday’s France v Croatia final.“We prefer that the coverage avoids exaggerated or extended duration close-ups that could lead to suggestions of sexual connotations or gender bias,” a FIFA spokesman said.  last_img read more

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Cricket News Cricketers around globe wish Sachin Tendulkar on his 46th birthday

first_imgNew Delhi : The Master Blaster, who has amassed records which might never be broken, is considered one of the greatest players to have ever set foot on a cricket field. April 24 is a red-letter day for a billion Indian and world cricket fans. It is the day when God had a date. It is the day when Sachin Tendulkar was born. Tendulkar’s exploits and his persona transcended age groups, cultures, languages and made a diverse country united as one. Today, as Tendulkar turned 46, cricketing fraternity took to twitter to celebrate the genius of Tendulkar. Here are the tweets: For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago

first_imgUniversity of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — University of Michigan alum whose 2018 letter prompted sex abuse investigation of doctor says he complained decades ago. February 21, 2020center_img Associated Press last_img

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GCB/CWI Kiddy Progression One Cricket…

first_imgWins for St. Pius, The New Guyana SchoolJamal Fraser slammed a century, a rare feature in the GCB/CWI Kiddy Progression One Cricket competition which continued over the weekend.Playing for St. Pius against Smith’s Memorial, Fraser benefitted from his school’s opportunity to bat first, smashing an unbeaten 140, which included 13 fours and 11 sixes, to steer St. Pius to a massive 253 for 3 off just 14 overs; a 197 run win.Fraser featured in a 189 runs 4th wicket partnership with Donovan Welcome after the two came together with the score on 64 for 3, to propel St. Pius to the huge total. Welcome stroked 51 not out.Bowling for Smith’s Memorial, Romel Singh claimed 2 for 16.In reply, Smith’s Memorial never appeared capable of challenging the huge victory target set by St. Pius, scraping a paltry 56 off their allotted 14 overs.Bowling for St. Pius, Azarin Wilson took 2 for 1.In another afternoon match, New Guyana School got the better of St. Sidwell’s, mainly through a superb 4th wicket stand of 139 between Alex Burnette and Adain Dharry.Batting first, New Guyana School posted a competitive 152-4 off their allotted 14 overs. Burnette slammed 43 not out, inclusive of two fours and four sixes. Dharry who appeared to be trying to match Burnette with shots, stroked an unbeaten 39, which included four fours and three sixes.The pair came together after St. Sidwell’s reduced The New Guyana School to13-3.In response, St. Sidwell’s could only manage to post 80 for 9 when their allotted 14 overs expired. Bowling for the New Guyana School, Tamala Thomas claimed a hat-trick to end with 3 for 2. Jose Rodrigues supported well with 2 for 4. The New Guyana School won by 72 runs.The tournament continues on Tuesday, 29 October, 2019, with the New Guyana School opposing St. Pius, and the North Georgetown Zone final between Winfer Gardens and North Georgetown.The afternoon matches will witness the commencement of the East Bank Demerara District, with Agricola competing against Eccles and Mocha Arcadia opposing Peter’s Hall.last_img read more