Johnny Aiken’s Vogue lamb overtakes Carlisle Beltex at 7,500gns

Ram lambs met the best in the business at the Beltex Sheep Society’s final offer of the season at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, where local Vogue herd champion Johnny Aiken topped the sale at 7500gns. The sale, which included the Cromwell, Arconda and Tosh dispersions, however, saw the averages drop over the year in all sections, but for more sales compared ...

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Wolfe Co. Search & Rescue Wins New Land Rover in Nationwide Competition – Salyersville Independent

WOLFE COUNTY – The Wolfe County Search and Rescue Team have won a new, fully equipped Land Rover Defender after submitting a professional-quality promotional video of the Rescue Team. On Tuesday, September 28, Land Rover hosted a live announcement for its first-ever Land Rover Defender Above and Beyond Service Awards Competition, in which they announced that a total of seven ...

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Aberdeenshire Council Launches Review to Address Gull Problem in North East Communities

Aberdeenshire Council has started a review of how it is tackling the gull problem in the region. The move comes in response to lingering complaints about gulls from Aberdeenshire communities, despite Covid restrictions that were in place last year. A council spokesperson said: “Gulls are doing particularly well in many towns and villages – both in urban and rural areas ...

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Ukraine boldly goes where no NATO member has dared to go

Last month, Ukrainian special forces carried out a daring operation in Kabul to rescue 19 Afghan refugees, including translators, including one who worked for Canada’s leading newspaper, The Globe and Mail, and another who served in the Canadian Army, as well as their families. . They arrived in Kiev on August 29. This rescue was coordinated by the Ukrainian army, ...

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Calling on the local population to be on-call firefighters

South Wales Fire and Rescue Service An appeal is made to the inhabitants of Abergavenny to join the firefighters. The brigade is launching a recruitment campaign asking Do you want to #BeMore and better serve your community? South Wales Fire and Rescue Services are appealing for applicants from all walks of life to become duty firefighters in Abergavenny. At the ...

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Obituary: Vance Ralph Bacon – Lewiston Sun Journal

Vance ralph bacon PARIS WEST – Vance Ralph Bacon, 91, died on September 25, 2021 from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at Clover Health Care in Auburn. Vance was born in western Paris, in March 1930, to Ralph Albert and Rena Vivian Swan Bacon. He graduated from the Lycée de l’Ouest de Paris in 1949 and lived most of his life in his ...

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Scottish ministers’ climate targets’ risk of going up in smoke ‘over unregulated muirburn

Scottish ministers’ hopes of meeting climate change targets may fail unless burning of meadows and heather moorlands is no longer strictly regulated, and almost all burning on peat is banned, warned the ecologists. The Scottish Government has been warned that current muirburn practices are incompatible with Scotland’s net zero ambitions due to the importance of peatlands as carbon reservoirs. And ...

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Minneapolis school district embezzles pandemic relief funds

Minneapolis public schools face a series of crises. Some have been forced on us, like the COVID-19 pandemic. Others were created by years of district underfunding and missteps. Communities of color have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic and constitute the majority of families in our district. That’s why the Minneapolis Teachers Federation was at the negotiating table months ago ...

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Firefighters offer safety advice to neighbors after house fire displaces family

A family of six was displaced after a large house burned down in the Tilden Woods neighborhood on Wednesday afternoon. Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service (MCFRS) officials say it happened around 4:00 p.m. on the 11600 block of Danville Drive near Luxmanor Elementary School and Tilden Middle School. The occupants have left the house unharmed, but officials say the ...

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