Franklin County engineer steps down amid ‘Community Crossings’ questions

first_imgBrookville, In. — A report from the Connersville News-Examiner says Franklin County engineer Ted Cooley has resigned following the Community Crossings grant program application process.Officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation told county officials the applications submitted were incomplete, confusing and contained no supporting documentation.Franklin County commissioners commended Cooley for accepting responsibility but did express some concern over issues raised by state officials.Cooley has been serving as the engineer for the last six years and will remain at the post until December 1, 2017.last_img

Men’s golf: Strong finishes from Jordan Hahn, Griffin Barela bring optimism entering final month of season

first_imgComing off their first team title since 2015 at the Pinetree Intercollegiate, the University of Wisconsin men’s golf team has been a middle-of-the-pack squad for most of the season. The Pinetree played to the likes of senior Jordan Hahn, who led the Badgers by tying for first place individually. Hahn got red hot on his back nine, carding four birdies and joining teammate Griffin Barela to become the second Badger in under a year to tie for first in a tournament.Three other Badgers, including Barela, finished in the top 10, solidifying a dominant five-stroke team victory. Most recently, the team traveled to Awendaw, South Carolina, to compete at the Hootie at Bulls Bay Golf Club. The Badgers’ starting five consisted of freshman Cameron Frazier, sophomores Barela and Sam Anderson, junior Pete Kuhl and Hahn, the team’s steady leader. Men’s Golf: Badgers look forward to spring season with high ambitionsAfter a 10th place finish in last year’s Big Ten championships lead by a top 10 individual performance from then Read…Head Coach Michael Burcin noted before the trip that Barela and Hahn continue to be the leaders of the team. In their previous tournament, Barela’s strong weekend finish brought him to tie at sixth on the leaderboard at the Mission-Inn Spring Spectacular down in Florida. His personal efforts brought Wisconsin up to a respectable ninth-place finish.At the Hootie, the Badgers finished at 7-over par, which ranked 13th out of the 15 teams that participated in the tournament. Barela carded two rounds under par, both times shooting a 69. His final round propelled him to finish tied for 13th place. Joining him in the top-25 was Hahn, who finished the tournament at 1-under par, giving him his seventh top-25 finish of the season. The Badgers will look to get back on top when they travel to West Lafayette, Indiana, for the Boilermaker Invitational in two weeks.last_img read more

Fianlly, Weah Signs 2019/2020 National Budget into Law

first_imgPresident George Weah’s concern for road construction is once again at the center of discussion among the senators.President George Weah, has signed into law the National Budget for the fiscal period beginning July 1, 2019 and ending June 30, 2020, a release from the Executive Mansion has said.According to the release, the National Budget, which was signed October 28, 2019 totals L$110,460,000,000 or US$526,000,000, provides for the expenditure or operational cost of the Government of Liberia, an Executive Mansion release said.The Legislature, following months of intensive deliberations, according to the release, forwarded the budget to the office of the President for signing into law.Earlier, the Executive Branch of the Government through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning submitted the National Budget to the Legislature.The 2019/20 National Budget accounts for three separate revenue envelopes, including Tax Revenue at US$378,000,000, non-Tax Revenue at US$87,200,000, as well as External Resources at US$60,800,000. It subsequently becomes law once printed into hand bills by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.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_imgA big high 5 to St Francis’ National School, Barnesmore, which has been awarded its first Active School Flag for excellence in physical education by the Department of Education and Skills.At a flag raising ceremony in the school the significant contributions of various sections of the school community were duly acknowledged. These included the Board of Management, teachers, ancillary staff, parents and pupils, local clubs, the HSE, members of the school gardening committee and an Garda SíochánaThe extent of pupil engagement with the process was also noted. This included: • participation in sporting events (home and away),• performance (including rap, song and dance)• active school displays,• cross curricular projects, • logo competition• art exhibitionThe awarding of the flag culminated in a high octane Active School week, featuring the World Premiere of Happy at St Francis’ NS., a video recorded in and around the school by 6th class student, Emily Erskine.Fr Danny McBrearty blessed the flag and endorsed the school’s commitment to continued engagement in active projects for physical and mental health in the future. Students from the ASF committee then stepped forward to raise the flag.As it shimmied up the flagpole, the fingers of a gentle June breeze unfurled it tentatively to an approving sun. There was applause and final words of thanks which were drowned out by the growl of a passing tractor.It didn’t matter, however. For all present the raucous racket might just as well have been rockin’ to the Pharrell Williams’ Happy, adopted sound track of St Francis’ NS Active School Year 2013-2014.WHY THEY’RE ACTIVE AND HAPPY IN BARNES was last modified: July 4th, 2014 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:BarnesmoredonegalSt Farnces NAtional Schoollast_img read more