Sheriff and County Government Leaders Attend Appreciation Luncheon


first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Sheriff Dave Wedding took members of the Vanderburgh County Council, Vanderburgh County Commissioners and Vanderburgh County Surveyor’s Office out for lunch this afternoon. The luncheon was held in appreciation for the outstanding collaboration that has taken place between our offices this past year.Sheriff Wedding stated, “I am proud to be a part of this committed group of community leaders and look forward to accomplishing even more together in 2016.”Pictured above (left to right): Councilman Ed Bassemier, Councilman Mike Goebel, County Surveyor Jeff Mueller, Council Attorney Jeff Ahlers, Commissioner Bruce Ungethiem, Councilman John Montrastelle, Sheriff Dave Wedding, Councilman Tom Shetler, Chief Deputy Sheriff John Strange and Councilman James Raben.last_img read more

DILG to charge ex-lawmaker, 6 others for ‘unauthorized’ relief ops


first_imgHe added that the vehicle used anunauthorized food pass and that the team namedropped Casilao to get pastcheckpoints before they were accosted. DILG Undersecretary Jonathan Malaya saidCasilao violated provisions of the Bayanihan to Heal as One law on strictstay-at-home protocols for residents of Luzon. “We don’t give special treatmenteven if you have a congressman with you. We will sue all violators,” theDILG official added. Malaya claimed the jeepney that ferriedthe group and the goods also carried tarpaulins, pamphlets and other“propaganda materials,” which were confiscated. The DILG identified the volunteers asKarl Mae San Juan, Marlon Lester Gueta, Robero Medel, Eriberto Peña Jr., RaymarGuaves, and Tobi Estrada.  The relief goods were eventuallydistributed to the intended recipients in Barangay Bigte in Norzagaray, Bulacanafter they were turned over to local authorities. According to Malaya, the gesture ofCasilao’s team was an “unauthorized travel outside of Metro Manila,”and an alleged to organize a mass gathering in the community in the guise ofdistributing relief goods. “We wish to remind Anakpawis thatthe virus cannot spread by itself,” Malaya said. “It has no legs. Itis people that spread the virus. You give us no choice but to file chargesagainst you.” They will be charged for violatingprovisions of the Bayanihan law, among them for non-cooperation and resistanceand disobedience to a person of authority, while Casilao will face raps forusurpation of authority./PN MANILA – The Department of Interior andLocal Government (DILG) will file charges against former Anakpawis Party-list Rep.Ariel Casilao and six volunteers for violating quarantine rules when theydistribute relief goods in Norzagaray, Bulacan on Sunday. Casilao and his team of volunteers fromTulong Anakpawis and Sagip Kanayunan were blocked and apprehended by cops onSunday morning but were not informed of their violations.last_img read more

Persad-Bissessar says no to meeting with PM


first_imgPhoto Credit: Trinidad Guardian Leader of the main opposition United National Congress (UNC), Kamla Persad-Bissessar has declined an invitation by Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley to discuss the parliamentary appointment of a police commissioner. The prime minister’s request for the meeting was issued on Tuesday.Rowley indicated due to matters surrounding the selection process a meeting was needed before it was received by Parliament.Wouldn’t be protective at this timeHowever, in a release issue on Thursday, Persad-Bissessar said the meeting will not be productive at this time. She noted that the present constitutional arrangements do not allow the Government or the Opposition to compel the Police Service Commission to disclose the details of the process which was engaged in selecting the proposed nominees.She said that meaningful dialogue could only occur if there is full disclosure to both Government and Opposition of the details of the process employed by the commission in selecting the proposed nominees. To achieve this, Persad-Bissessar suggests the president be approached to have the Police Service Commission make full disclosure.She also suggested a Special Select Committee of the House of Representatives should be established to inquire into and report to the house on this matter.last_img read more

Rain or Shine downs debuting Ginebra to go 2-0


first_imgP16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ San Beda sends Gilas Cadets to 0-3 start in Filoil Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast LATEST STORIES Quarters: 27-16m 49-34, 75-64, 108-89.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netRain or Shine grabbed a share of the early lead in the 2018 PBA Commissioner’s Cup after a 108-89 victory over debuting Ginebra Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“Finally, we were able to beat Ginebra,” sighed ROS coach Caloy Garcia as theADVERTISEMENT Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Elasto Painters scored a victory against the Gin Kings for the first time since beating them in the same conference last season.Rain or Shine went to its advantage in the paint as Raymond Almazan poured seven of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, on top of his eight rebounds and two blocks, while Reggie Johnson also uncorked 16 points, seven in the final frame, alongside 15 boards, three assists, and three blocks to stay unscathed at 2-0.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownEd Daquioag also added 17 points and two rebounds, while James Yap got 13 points on a 3-of-5 shooting from threes as the team collectively shot 14-of-36 from downtown.“A 2-0 start is always good,” said Garcia. “The other locals stepped up today, so as long as we do the same thing every day, we’ll be fine.” MOST READ View comments ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ The Elasto Painters were quick to impose control on the game, taking a 46-26 lead in the second quarter before staving off the numerous rallies from the Gin Kings.Japeth Aguilar topped Ginebra with 28 points, 12 rebounds, and three blocks, while Charles Garcia had an uneventful debut with his 19 points, eight assists, and six boards.The Scores:RAIN OR SHINE 108 — Almazan 20, Daquioag 17, Johnson 16, Yap 13, Ahanmisi 10, Belga 7, Norwood 5, Onwubere 3, Washington 3, Casiño 2, Ponferada 2, Borboran 0, Matias 0, Torres 0.GINEBRA 89 — J. Aguilar 28, Garcia 19, Tenorio 13, Devance 11, Mercado 7, Ferrer 3, Thompson 3, Caguioa 2, Mariano 2, Caperal 1, R. Aguilar 0.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more