Hospital copes with storm related injuries.

first_imgNewsBreaking newsHospital copes with storm related injuries.By Bernie English – February 13, 2014 735 Shannondoc operating but only by appointment TAGSfeaturedstorm hospital Limerick Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Advertisement Twitter Email Linkedin SEVEN people were treated for storm related injuries at the University Hospital in Dooradoyle on Wednesday night. Two people presented as ‘walk ins’. A spokesman for the hospital said there were no critical injuries.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Between 2pm and 8pm on Wednesday, there were 14 patients brought to the ED by ambulance and a further six patients presented themselves as walk-ins. A spokesman for  the HSE  said they did not have a breakdown on how many of these patinets had suffered storm related injuries.Earlier in the day, staff had prioritised discharges and transfers to free up beds for incoming patients.“The staff at the hospital reported that the ED cope well overnight and there are only two patients on trolleys at present,” the spokesman told the Limerick Post on Thursday morning. First Irish death from Coronavirus center_img Print RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL WhatsApp Previous articleLimerick couples are bringing a touch of spice to Valentine’s DayNext articleLimerick face Cork in NHL opener Bernie Englishhttp://www.limerickpost.ieBernie English has been working as a journalist in national and local media for more than thirty years. She worked as a staff journalist with the Irish Press and Evening Press before moving to Clare. She has worked as a freelance for all of the national newspaper titles and a staff journalist in Limerick, helping to launch the Limerick edition of The Evening Echo. Bernie was involved in the launch of The Clare People where she was responsible for business and industry news. Facebook No vaccines in Limerick yet last_img read more

Cattleman’s Rodeo will feature celebrity bull ride

first_img By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson When the school bells ring and the air begins to hint at fall, then it’s rodeo time in Pike County.The Pike County Cattlemen’s Association will showcase an all-new Professional Cowboy Association Rodeo (PCA) on August 26 and 27 at Cattleman Park.This will be the Pike County Cattlemen’s 24th annual rodeo, and it’s going to get off to a rough-ridin’ start at 11 a.m. on Aug. 26 at Santa Fe Steak House in Troy, said Cattleman Ed Whatley. You Might Like Vote today to end animal overpopulation Christian Wilson with his dog, Baxter. Wilson entered Baxter into the photo contest and has been promoting the contest on… read more Book Nook to reopen Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Email the author Published 3:00 am Saturday, August 20, 2016 “‘The Rodeo Kickoff Celebrity Bull Ride at Santa Fe’ is a new event to bring greater awareness to the rodeo,” Whatley said. “We’ve got a list of Pike County celebrities that will mount up and ride the mechanical bull. Just to name a few, Pike County Probate Judge Wes Allen, Circuit Clerk Jamie Scarbrough, Sheriff Russell Thomas, Troy Mayor Jason Reeves, WTBF’s Jim Roling, Troy University Baseball Coach Mark Smart, Goshen Mayor Darren Jordan, CBS 8’s Dannielle Wallace, Troy Cable’s Morning Show host, Mike Amos, WSFA’s Tonya Terry, Brundidge Mayor Jimmy Ramage and Erin Beasley, director of the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association beef check-off programs.”The celebrities will be challenged with a 60 second ride on the mechanical bull. They will be riding in western attire and will be judged on dress and presentation during the ride. “This will be a fun event and should spur interested in the Pike County Cattlemen’s weekend rodeo,” Whatley said.The 2016 PCA Rodeo at Cattleman Park will get underway at 7:30 on Friday night Aug. 26,with the traditional rodeo events, bronc bustin, barrel racing, steer wrestling, bareback riding, calf roping, team roping, break-away roping and bull riding.center_img Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies Are… Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Advanced tickets may be purchased at the Piggly Wiggly grocery stores in Troy and Brundidge, Don Walker’s Western Wear in Troy, the Troy Bank & Trust location in Troy and at Cattleman Park. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Saturday Aug. 27 activities will kick off at 5 p.m. and feature the “Western Festival” for kids. The rodeo finals will get underway at 7:30 p.m.Rodeo tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Children under the age of six will be admitted free when accompanied by an adult. Cattleman’s Rodeo will feature celebrity bull ride Latest Stories Sponsored Content Around the WebIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthRemember Them? I’m Sure Their New Net Worth Will Leave You SpeechlessbradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Trump order targets Chinese internet stars TikTok, WeChat

first_imgTopics : Trump’s order cites a threat to “national security, foreign policy, and economy of the United States” in taking aim at the companies.”TikTok automatically captures vast swaths of information from its users, including Internet and other network activity information such as location data and browsing and search histories,” the order contended.Data from TikTok could potentially be used by China to track the locations of federal employees and contractors, build dossiers on people for blackmail, and conduct corporate espionage, the order alleged.The TikTok mobile app has been downloaded some 175 million times in the US and more than a billion times around the world. US President Donald Trump on Thursday ordered sweeping restrictions against Chinese-owned social media stars TikTok and WeChat, which could strangle their ability to operate in the United States.Trump’s executive order, which takes effect in 45 days, bars anyone under US jurisdiction from doing business with TikTok or WeChat’s owners.It heaps pressure on ByteDance, TikTok’s parent, to close negotiations to sell to Microsoft and further escalates the Trump administration’s multi-front confrontation with Beijing.center_img The US Senate voted Thursday to bar TikTok from being downloaded onto US government employees’ telephones, intensifying US scrutiny of the popular Chinese-owned video app.The bill passed by the Republican controlled Senate now goes to the House of Representatives, led by Democrats.Several US agencies already bar employees from downloading TikTok onto their phones.Trump and other officials have argued the app could be used for Chinese espionage, a claim repeatedly denied by TikTok, which does not operate within China.Trump, who has locked horns with China on a range of issues including trade and the coronavirus pandemic, has set a deadline of mid-September for TikTok to be acquired by a US firm or be banned in the United States.Microsoft has expanded its talks on TikTok to a potential deal that would include buying the global operations of the fast-growing video-sharing app, the Financial Times reported Thursday.Microsoft declined to comment on the report, after previously disclosing it was considering a deal for TikTok operations in the US, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.TikTok’s kaleidoscopic feeds of short video clips feature everything from hair dye tutorials to dance routines and jokes about daily life.The company on Thursday announced plans for its first data center for European users, to be set up in Ireland.WeChat is a messaging, social media, and electronic payment platform owned by TenCent Holdings and is reported to have more than a billion users.Trump’s order contended that WeChat captures user data that could then exploited by the Chinese government but provided no evidence that is happening.”WeChat captures the personal and proprietary information of Chinese nationals visiting the United States,” the order read.”Thereby allowing the Chinese Communist Party a mechanism for keeping tabs on Chinese citizens who may be enjoying the benefits of a free society for the first time in their lives.”last_img read more

Indian Sprinter ‘breaks’ Usain Bolt’s 100m record

first_imgAn Indian Sprinter, Srinivasa Gowda, has made history by breaking Jamaica’s Usain Bolt 100 metres record of 9.58 secs set in 2009. The athlete, a construction worker  allegedly beaten Usain Bolt’s 100 metre sprint record – within  9.55seconds with the help of two huge buffaloes The Indian Sprinter from Karnataka, has since been called up for national trials after he recorded an incredible time. Eight-time gold medal winner Bolt stunned the sporting world when he ran 100 metres in just 9.58 seconds in 2009. But fans are convinced that Gowda has knocked the Jamaican superstar off his perch. The 28-year-old was taking part in Kambala – where people sprint 142m through paddy fields while holding onto two bufffaloes. He thrashed his opponent as he covered a distance of 145 metres in just 13.62 seconds. And he sped through the first 100 metres in just 9.55 seconds – which is 0.03 seconds quicker than Bolt’s record. As a result of his incredible performance, Gowda has now been called up for trials by India’s Sports Ministry. 100 meters in just 9.55 sec is an amazing feat. Proper training to Srinivas Gowda will definitely help him to make name for the country. My best [email protected] @CTRavi_BJP https://twitter.com/ANI/status/1228554960595341312 … He wrote: “This guy will surely get us a gold medal at the Olympics.” Another fan added: “That’s super… if timing is accurate, then it’s a great discovery.” Read Also:Usain Bolt shuns bikini-clad models in Melbourne yacht party Last summer, a high school teenager was tipped to be the next Bolt after running the 100 metres in just 9.98 seconds. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Union Minister Kiren Rijiu posted a picture of the 28-year-old in action as he vowed to train him up with the top coaches in the country. He wrote: “Yes @PMuralidharRao ji. Officials from SAI have contacted him. His rail ticket is done and he will reach SAI centre on Monday. “I will ensure top national coaches to conduct his trails properly. “We are team @narendramodi ji and will do everything to identify sporting talents.” One fan on social media even predicted that the construction worker is on track for a gold medal at the Olympics.center_img Loading… Promoted ContentYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World7 Reasons Why You Might Want To Become A VegetarianCelebrities Showing Support For George Floyd ProtestsThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your BodyThese Are India’s 7 Most Stunning Modelslast_img read more

Mrs. Geneva (Cole) Johnson

first_imgMrs. Geneva (Cole) Johnson, age 85, of Vevay, Indiana, entered this life on February 25, 1932, in Talbert, Kentucky, the loving daughter of the late, Chester and Polly (Herald) Cole. She was raised in Talbert, Kentucky where she attended high school. Geneva was united in marriage on November 24, 1956, in Jackson, Kentucky, to the late, Fred Johnson and to this union arrived 12 children to bless their home. Geneva and Fred shared 45 years of marriage together until Fred passed away on October 4, 2001. Geneva was employed for the US Shoe Factory in Vevay, Indiana, for 20 years. She was a former cook for the Swiss Villa Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Vevay, Indiana, from 1989 to 2002. She was a member of the Old Republic Baptist Church in Booneville, Kentucky. Geneva enjoyed quilting, watching soap operas, flowers, reading her Bible, working crossword puzzles, but most of all, spending time with her loving family. Geneva passed away at 7:56 pm, Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Geneva will be deeply missed by her daughters, Helen Gabbard and her husband: Junior of Altro, KY, Jalia Nelson and her husband: John of Crestview, FL, Carolyn Burns and her husband: Butch of Worthville, KY, Lake Rayls and her husband: Larry of Vevay, IN and Nancy Rose and her husband: Roy of Madison, IN; her sons, Larry Johnson and his wife: Anita of Louisville, KY, Fred Johnson and his wife: Tammy of Madison, IN, Phillip Johnson and his wife: Shelly of Vevay, IN, Mitchell Johnson and his wife: Joyce of Booneville, KY and Mark Johnson of Vevay, IN; her son-in-law, Kip A. Skaggs, Sr. of Vevay, IN; her 24-grandchildren; her 34-great-grandchildren; her 5-great-great-grandchildren; her several step-grandchildren and her step-great-grandchildren; her sister, Jalia Stamper of Newport, KY; her brother, Beech Cole and his wife: Mahala of Cold Spring, KY and her several nieces and nephews.She was preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Polly (Herald) Cole; her husband of 45 years, Fred Johnson, died October 4, 2001; her son, Paul Johnson, died August 22, 1970; her daughter, Freda Joy Skaggs, died October 18, 2017; her granddaughter, Melissa Neve Johnson, died December 21, 1998; her grandson, Kip Arthur “Kippy” Skaggs, Jr., died October 9, 2003; her son-in-law, Charles Lewis “Chuck” Melton, Jr., died September 13, 1989; her sisters, Matilda Cole, Sally Turner and Hallie Herald and her brothers, Alex, Tom, Bill and Woodrow Cole.Funeral services will be conducted Sunday, December 3, 2017, at 1:00 pm, by Rev. Patrick Turner at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Interment will follow in the Vevay Cemetery, Vevay, Indiana. Friends may call 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Saturday, December 2, 2017, at the Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street Vevay, Indiana 47043. Memorial contributions may be made to Keeping Pace Cancer Fund % CFSCI. Cards are available at the funeral home.last_img read more