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  • Nobody injured in Rush County ambulance crash

    first_imgRUSH COUNTY, Ind. — The Rush County Sheriff’s Department received a report of a multiple vehicle accident east of Rushville early last week on US 52.The accident was set apart from any other accident, because it involved an ambulance during a run.The Rush Memorial Hospital ambulance was eastbound with lights and sirens engaged, responding to a 911 call.The ambulance approached an intersection with multiple eastbound vehicles.The vehicles pulled onto the south shoulder, except for a semi.The semi was stopped in the eastbound lane.As the ambulance approached, it entered the westbound lane to go around the semi, but the semi began turning left into a driveway and into the path of the ambulance.The driver of the ambulance attempted to avoid the collision by driving into a ditch, but the semi struck the ambulance in the front wheel area and then the passenger side.According to police, the driver of the semi said they couldn’t hear the siren or see the ambulance approaching.A second ambulance was dispatched to the original call immediately after the report of the accident.Nobody was injured in the collision.last_img read more

  • Bulldogs Middle School Track Results Against Trojans

    first_imgBatesville @ Sunman Dearborn Middle School Track results from (4/20).Girls:  East Central 56, Batesville 49Bulldogs Results:  Shot Put-2 Katie Bedel (24’2”); High Jump-1 Katie Bedel (4’7”)  3 Carley Pride (4’6”); Long Jump-2 Madelyn Pohlman (12’4”)  3 Olivia Dick (11’8.75”); 100M-1 Chloe Schroeder (13.44)  3 Madelyn Pohlman (13.6); 200M-1 Ava Hanson (30.1); 400M-1 Chloe Schroeder (1:05.1)  2 Carley Pride (1:05.5); 800M-1 Katie Olsen (2:46.)  3 Sarah Ripperger (2:50); 1600M-2 Lily Pinckley (6:07)  3 Lexi Huber (6:08); 800 M Relay-1  Carley Pride, Ava Hanson, Kate Walke, Lily Meyer  (2:03); 1600M Relay-1 BMS Ava Hanson, Chloe Schroeder, Sarah Ripperger, Carley Pride (4:44.92).Boys: Batesville 62, East Central 50Bulldogs Results:  Discus-1 Luke Nuhring (91’6”); Shot Put-2 Jacob Weigel  (30’10.5”); High Jump-1 Eli Pierson 2 Will Gunter; Long Jump-1 Ethan Brewer (15’8.5”)  2 Sam Robben (15’5.5”); 110M Hurdles-1 Ethan Brewer (18.96)  2 Sam Robben (19.04); 100M-3 Kavin Saravanan (12.6); 200M-2 Kavin Saravanan (26.7); 400M-2 Eli Pierson (1:03)  3 Luke Nuhring (1:10); 800M-1 Ean Loichinger (2:28)  2 Dillon Murray (2:33); 1600M-1 Ean Loichinger (5:08)  2 James Kuisel (5:14)  3 Dillon Murray (5:23).Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Derek Suits.last_img read more

  • Bulldogs JV Baseball Team Sweeps Cubs In DH

    first_imgThe Batesville Bulldogs JV Baseball team was dominant in a Saturday doubleheader against Madison winning both games. The first game was a 13-0 shutout fueled by Lleyton Ratcliffe’s pitching performance on the mound. He struck out 4 Cubs along the way. The Bulldogs were led in hitting by Brayden Linkel and Alex Smith.The second game proved not to be a fluke as the route continued and the Bulldogs ran away with it by a final of 16-5. The Bulldogs rode the coattails of another solid pitching performance put in by Adam Cox, who threw a complete game allowing 3 runs on 5 hits but struck out a single game season high 10 batters. Lleyton Ratcliffe had a fame high 3 hits while Riley Zink and Casey Werner each had 3 runs batted in a piece including a 13 pitch 2 RBI at bat by Werner.The Bulldogs record goes to 8-3 on the season and they look to extend their winning streak as they take on conference opponent Rushville on Monday evening at 5:30 p.m. at BHS.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Jason Meyer.last_img read more

  • Ronaldo aims to conquer Italy, Europe, world with Juve

    first_imgJuventus talisman, Cristiano Ronaldo, is aiming to ‘conquer Italy, Europe and the world’ in his third season with the Bianconeri. ‘My spirit and ambition are as high as ever’. Rumours of a potential move to Paris Saint-Germain emerged in French media this summer but the player’s representatives were quick to quash the reports. Ronaldo, who scored 31 goals in 33 Serie A games to help the Old Lady win their ninth consecutive Scudetto, has vowed to keep fighting to bring European success back to Turin. “As I’m getting ready for my third season as a Bianconero, my spirit and ambition are as high as ever,” Ronaldo wrote on Instagram. “Goals. Victories. Commitment. Dedication. Professionalism. “With all my strength and with the precious help from my teammates and all of the Juventus staff, we work once again to conquer Italy, Europe, and the World!Advertisement “Breaking records. Overcoming obstacles. Winning titles and achieving personal goals. To do more and better once and again. To reach higher and to succeed in all challenges that may come our way. read also:Ronaldo keeping tabs about Man United “Making every year into an adventure better than the one before and winning everything for our fans and supporters. “To be the bearers of this amazing and unique passion that is Juventus, and to live up to its history, elevating our name, our values and our standards as high as possible. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… center_img Promoted ContentUnderappreciated Movies You Missed In 2019Who’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D Graffiti6 Interesting Ways To Make Money With A Drone10 Risky Jobs Some Women Do6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesA Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic BombsWhat Are The Most Delicious Foods Out There?6 Extreme Facts About HurricanesThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreCan Playing Too Many Video Games Hurt Your Body?last_img read more

  • Meyer goes flag to flag at Maquoketa

    first_imgBy Rob HinckleyMAQUOKETA, Iowa (July 6) – The brakes were applied in the turn, rear part of the car kicked slightly to the right and then Kory Meyer was back on the gas.The Olin ace did that to perfection Saturday evening at Maquoketa Speedway during Kids Night, racing to a good advantage and hanging on in lapped traffic to win the 20-lap QCJeeps.com IMCA Modified feature.“I was hoping they weren’t going to be able to get around me,” Meyer said. “I was sticking to the bottom and letting the race run out.”Meyer took Doug Haack’s green flag from the pole and led every circuit despite the 3/8-mile, dirt oval blackened surface not the ideal track for his car.“It slows everything down a bit and we’ve struggled with our car on that. It’s been better when there’s traction, but we got it figured out tonight.”Nathan Hall was looking for his second win in two nights and held the runner up spot most of the race. Justin Kay weaved through traffic and dispensed of Hall late in the going. Both were closing on Meyer near the end when lapped cars became prevalent.Kelly Pestka was just as dominant in the Andover Meat IMCA Late Model 25-lap finale. He paced every lap en route to a several car length win over Doug Nigh and Joe Ross.Tyler Soppe and Gage Neal have an epic track points battle going in the B&D Pit Stop IMCA SportMods. Both held the top spot in the 15-lap feature. Soppe swung to the high side and then around Neal about halfway through and held on for his third straight checkered flag.Greg Gill took his second Ueland Auto IMCA Stock Car victory of the season, beating Kay, who was doing double duty in the No. 2 car usually driven by Timmy Current. Jimmy Comins followed.Leah Wroten is two for two at Maquoketa in 2018. She won the season opener in April and slid past a handful of IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock regulars to win her second 12-lapper. The Independence hotshoe took advantage of her home track’s night off to visit.She beat Dakota Simonsen and Randy Byerly for her seventh win and 28th top three of the year.A total of 100 race teams jammed the pits. Racing was completed around 9:30 p.m. just in time for the City of Maquoketa’s annual fireworks display.last_img read more

  • Suspected contamination leads to Perdue chicken recall

    first_imgPerdue LogoWashington D.C.— Perdue Foods, LLC, a Perry, Ga. establishment, is recalling approximately 68,244 pounds of ready-to-eat chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically wood, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.The ready-to-eat chicken nugget items were produced on Oct. 25, 2018. The following product is subject to recall: [View Labels(PDF only)]22-oz. plastic bag packages of frozen “PERDUE SimplySmart ORGANICS BREADED CHICKEN BREAST NUGGETS GLUTEN FREE” with “Best By: Date 10/25/19” and UPC Bar Code “72745-80656” represented on the label.The product subject to recall bears establishment number “P-33944” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.The problem was discovered when the firm received three consumer complaints that wood was found in the product. A complaint was also reported to FSIS’ consumer complaint monitoring system. FSIS was notified by the firm on Jan. 17, 2019.There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.FSIS is concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Perdue Consumer Care at (877) 727-3447. Members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Andrea Staub, Sr. Vice President, Perdue Foods, LLC, at (410) 341-2755.last_img read more

  • Online auction supports OA sports

    first_imgOldenburg, In. — RomWeber Marketplace and Fast Track Auctions are teaming up for an event to help support Oldenburg Academy Athletics.Here’s how it works:DONATE: OASIS is seeking items for an online auction with Fast Tract Auctions that could include art, designer handbags or scarves, crystal, pottery, silver, jewelry, coins, rare books, musical instruments – even cars. Anything that can be auctioned can generate proceeds to benefit our students! It works best if items are in good to excellent condition with a minimum value of $100. Donation tax form available. Call 513-519-9936 with questions.DROP OFF at RomWeber Marketplace any Friday, Saturday or Sunday in March anytime between 11:00 am and 4:30 pm. Location is 7 S. Eastern Avenue, Batesville.PICK UP maybe available within a 50 mile radius. Please note some weight and size restrictions may apply. Email merippe@nalu.net a picture and or description of item(s) to be picked up. A convenient time will be arranged.WE’LL DO THE REST: Fast Track will photograph, catalogue and upload items to www.bidfta.com to be sold online on their global auction platform.GIVE BACK: Proceeds generated through the online auction will go to Oldenburg Academy OASIS sports booster organization and will be used to purchase uniforms and sports equipment for our teams. What items are eligible for consignment? It works best if items are in good to excellent condition with a minimum value of $100.Declutter ~ Clean Out Closets ~ Donate for a Cause ~ such as antiques, furniture, jewelry, watches, art, designer fashion accessories, decor, precious metals, coins and currencies, sports memorabilia and rare books perform very well and are a good fit for our www.bidfta.com Drop-Off program.last_img read more

  • Pirate Track Results At Decatur Central

    first_imgThe Greensburg Boys Track & Field team traveled to Decatur Central on Friday to compete in the annual Joe Schott Twilight Invitational. Along with the Pirates and host Hawks, other schools competing were: Brownsburg, Warren Central, Covenant Christian, Herron, Shelbyville, & Greenfield-Central.5th Place-4 x 800 M Relay (Hunter Butz, Nick Zapfe, Kole Stephens, & Jonathon Ralston)  (9:12.75); Hunter Butz- 800M (2:09.88); Collin Springmeyer- 110H (16.60).6th Place-Joey Woods- 100M (11.94); Daimon Austin- Long Jump (18’4 ¾”); Matt Boone- Shot (43’7”).Courtesy of Pirates Coach Shawn Ruble.The Lady Pirates Track and Field team travelled to Indianapolis Friday evening to compete in the Annual Joe Schott Twilight Invitational. The Greensburg Girls placed 5th overall with 49 total points. Ben Davis won the event with 157.5, 2nd Brownsburg (124. 5), 3rd Greenfield Central (95), 4th Shelbyville (61), 6th Decatur Central (37), 7th Covenant Christian (35), and 8th Herron (23).Lily Grimes was the highest scorer for the Lady Pirates as the Champion in both the shot put event and the discus throw. Grimes threw an incredible series in shot put with all her throws over 42′ and winning the event with her best toss of the night 43’4″. In the discus event Grimes threw a new personal record which was just 2″ shy of the school record. Grimes was crowned the 2019 Joe Schott Invite Champion with a throw of 131’3″ which makes her the 2nd best thrower in Lady Pirate history. Debbie Heger leads the all time list since 1991 with a throw of 131’5″.Freshman Emily Mangels also had a big night with two personal best times in the 1600 and the 800. Mangels placed 2nd in the 800 in 2:41.85 and 4th in the 1600 with 5:52.87. She also lead the 3200m Relay team to a Runner Up Championship in 11:15.19 with teammates Sophie Nobbe, Emma Hatton and Emma Wilmer.The 400m Relay team and the 1600m Relay team also placed well during the night with two 5th place finishes. Hilary Ernstes, Kayla Haycock, Koregan Kidd, and Mary West ran a 56.40 in the 4 x 100 while Mangels, Hatton, Ernstes, and Haycock clocked in 4:41.43 in the 4 x 400. Another highlight of the evening was Ernstes running a career best in the open 400 with 1:08.75.The Lady Pirates will compete again at home this Tuesday against Connersville and New Castle.Courtesy of Pirates Coach Katina Tekulve.last_img read more

  • Keane a cause of concern for Ireland

    first_img The 32-year-old is in line to win his 124th senior cap at the Aviva Stadium on Tuesday evening, but only if he is given the go-ahead to play after suffering an injury during the creditable 0-0 draw in Sweden on Friday evening. Manager Giovanni Trapattoni, however, is hopeful that his captain, Ireland’s leading international goalscorer with 54, will be fit and ready to play again. The Italian said: “Robbie is having a scan on his calf. He has a little bit of pain, but the scan will clarify the situation. I think he can play, but we will wait for the decision after this scan.” Keane freely admits he has played for much of his career carrying niggling injuries, and he will be desperate to be involved in a game which could have a major bearing on Ireland’s hopes of making it to the finals in Brazil next summer. The deserved point with which Trapattoni’s men returned from Stockholm kept them firmly in the race for second place in Group C, although they dropped to fourth place as a result of Austria’s 6-0 demolition of the Faroe Islands. However, with the Swedes not in action on Tuesday evening, victory over the Austrians would leave the Republic in possession, for the time being at least, of the runners-up spot, and no one within the camp is underestimating the importance of the fixture. Asked if he would field the same team at the Aviva Stadium as he did at the Friends Arena, Trapattoni said, somewhat coyly: “Ninety-nine per cent, maybe. “Obviously there is the scan for Robbie Keane – Robbie played very, very well and his experience has been important. I think he can be ready. “But this game, we must think about all our possibilities. It’s a game we want to win, but also those who don’t start, the one or two or three changes (substitutions) will be very, very important.” Glenn Whelan returned to training today and is expected to resume against Austria, but as well as Keane, Trapattoni has a doubt over Jon Walters, who has a back problem. Skipper Robbie Keane is anxiously awaiting the outcome of a scan on his calf as the Ireland prepare for their World Cup qualifier showdown with Austria.center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

  • Martinez defends Howard display

    first_img Howard was one of the stars of the World Cup last year, but his form has dipped considerably since he returned to England. The American was dropped for Joel Robles at the turn of the year after making a number of mistakes and he was at fault again at Goodison Park on Sunday as Everton grabbed a lucky point thanks to an 88th-minute equaliser. Just after Steven Naismith had put Everton ahead, Howard pushed Jamie Vardy’s shot into the path of David Nugent to allow the Foxes to equalise and soon after the goalkeeper flapped at a cross, and Esteban Cambiasso drove a low shot into the home goal. Luckily for Howard and Everton, Romelu Lukaku’s late diving header flew in after a huge deflection off Matthew Upson to snatch a point for the hosts. “I don’t see Tim as directly responsible of the draw,” Everton boss Martinez said. “The first one is quite an unlucky action. He gets in some sort of a block, it hits John Stones’ legs and it ends up in the Leicester striker’s footpath. “We have three players around him and it ends up with him. “I don’t think it was such a major error. “I don’t think it would solve anything if we just single out the player who made that mistake. As a team we need to defend much better in those situations.” Everton won only once during the eight-game stretch Robles had in goal, and it appears the Spaniard will not replace Howard in goal for Thursday’s Europa League game against Young Boys. Press Association Roberto Martinez leapt to the defence of Tim Howard after the Everton goalkeeper put in another sub-par performance in the 2-2 draw against Leicester. “Tim Howard is one of our leaders, one of the most solid performers,” Martinez said. “What he brings as a goalkeeper is his understanding with other players, what he has achieved in the game, and when he is fully fit, he is a very strong performer. “His performance against Chelsea was outstanding and his performance against Young Boys, after the first goal when he doesn’t see the ball, was terrific. “I don’t think that is the difference between getting three points and one point today.” Howard was not the only one who failed to perform on Sunday. Ross Barkley lacked dynamism and creativity, Aaron Lennon quickly faded after a bright start and Lukaku missed several opportunities before helping the hosts earn a point with his deflected header. Everton’s home form was key to their fifth-place finish last term, but they have won three and drawn six at Goodison Park this year. Nigel Pearson was disappointed not to take three points back to Leicester. “The dressing room is very disappointed because we did very well today,” the Foxes boss said. “We have got to turn these sort of performances into wins. There is not getting away from the predicament we find ourselves in but the performance was there today. We will have to bounce back.” Leicester are four points from safety and have Manchester City, Tottenham, Southampton and Chelsea to face in their final 11 games. Pearson has not seen his team win in their last five Premier League matches, but he is still confident they will stay up. “If we apply ourselves in the way we did today and at Arsenal, I think we will be fine,” he said. “The target is for us to get out of the mess we are in. I can’t predict what (our) points total is going to be. First and foremost we have to stay in touch. “We have been bottom since late November. It is a long time for the players to deal with the pressure of being in that situation. “They conduct themselves exceptionally well. The spirit they have showed in a difficult season is very commendable.” last_img read more