Clarence Fred Neeley, 75, Brookville

first_imgClarence Fred Neeley, age 75, of Brookville, Indiana died Friday morning September 11, 2020 at his residence in Brookville, Indiana.Born September 25, 1944 in Connersville, Indiana he was the son of the late Golden & Virgie (Burch) Neeley.  He was a U.S. Army Veteran of the Vietnam era.On April 17, 1965 he was united in marriage to the former Virginia Curtis, and she survives.He was retired, having worked for many years as a Lineman.  He was a lifetime member of the Wilbur Dennison Post #2014 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Brookville; as well as the American Legion.In his leisure time he enjoyed the outdoors, farming, horses, and mushroom hunting, but most of all he cherished time spent with his grandchildren.Besides, Virginia, his wife of over 55 years, survivors include five children, Fred (Megan) Neeley,  Shane (Heather) Neeley, Blake (Stacie) Neeley, Andrew Neeley, and Ashley (Justin Nesbitt) Neeley all of Brookville, Indiana; fourteen grandchildren, three great-grandchildren with a fourth on the way, three sisters, Loretta Palmer of Indianapolis, Indiana, Lorraine Robinson of Brookville, and Laverne Blakely of Fairborn, Ohio; three brothers, Clyde Neeley of Brookville, David Neeley of Monroe, Ohio and Larry Neeley of Metamora, Indiana.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, four brothers, as well as a granddaughter, Jordan.Family & friends may visit from 12 Noon until 2:00 P.M. on Monday, September 14, 2020 at the Bernard Hurst Post #77 of the American Legion, 1290 Fairfield Avenue, Brookville.Military honors by the Bernard Hurst Post #77 Firing Squad will begin at 2:00 P.M., Monday, September 14, 2020 at the American Legion in Brookville.Memorial contributions may be directed to the Franklin County Veterans Service Office.  The staff of Phillips & Meyers Funeral Home are honored to serve the Neeley family, to sign the online guest book or send personal condolences please visit www.phillipsandmeyers.comlast_img read more

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Football News Messi looms for Liverpool, but Cardiff on Klopp’s mind for now

first_img“We dealt really well with it. In the quarter-finals there are only unbelievably strong teams.”The former Borussia Dortmund boss knows the same applies in the semi-finals, where last year’s runners-up face the daunting prospect of Messi and Barcelona.Having been at home first against Bayern and Porto, the Reds will head to the Camp Nou for the first leg on May 1.It is six years since Barca lost at home in the Champions League, but Liverpool need to ensure they remain in the tie before the return at Anfield on May 7. “It is our dream. Every single player wants to play this kind of game in their lives,” admitted Mane, yet Klopp will have to come up with a plan to deal with the brilliant Messi. “Thank God I don’t have to think about that tonight,” Klopp joked on Wednesday. “I have a few more nights to think about that. Everybody tried it so far and nobody can do it. “We still will try it. We are looking forward to it but we have so many jobs to do before we meet Barcelona. Let’s first play these games and then let’s prepare Barcelona.” Porto: Jurgen Klopp might be steeling himself for some sleepless nights as he tries to work out how to stop Lionel Messi, but for now the German can be delighted at seeing his Liverpool side extend their outstanding record in European ties under his management. Having won 2-0 at home in the first leg, Liverpool always knew that an early away goal in the second leg of their quarter-final against FC Porto at the Estadio do Dragao would effectively kill the tie.So it proved, as after surviving a barrage of early pressure in northern Portugal on Wednesday, Sadio Mane’s 26th-minute strike broke Porto hearts and set Liverpool on their way to a 4-1 win on the night.Having won 3-1 at Bayern Munich in the last round, here was another statement away victory for the Anfield club after they lost all three matches on the road in the group stage.Klopp remains unbeaten after 10 two-legged European ties as Liverpool manager, with two coming against Porto.He has only been stopped in finals, against Sevilla in the Europa League in 2016 and Real Madrid in last season’s Champions League.”I know people like to be disrespectful to a team like Porto, but we knew how difficult it is and we won 2-0 at home, it was deserved, and here anything could have happened,” Klopp said. For all the Latest Sports News News, Football News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

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Virgil van Dijk hails efforts of Liverpool defenders for upsurge in form

first_img huge blow England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won The Reds were totally outplayed by Spurs last October They travel to Wembley again to face Spurs on Saturday lunchtime but Liverpool look far more stable defensively than they did last season.Van Dijk was appointed Netherlands captain in March, Reds left-back Andy Robertson was named Scotland captain last week and Joe Gomez has experience as England’s Under-21 skipper.And the £75million player suggested the leadership roles for the Liverpool defenders would help them take their game to the next level.On the feeling of being made captain of your national side, Van Dijk said: “It’s something special — not only for yourself, but also for your family, and the hard work you’ve put in since day one. It’s very special. REVEALED Premier League Team of the Season so far, including Liverpool and Leicester stars Every current Premier League club’s best kit from the past decade Latest Liverpool FC News 1 “I think it’s one of the biggest honours of your career, personally, to be the captain of your country. When I saw Robbo was made captain of Scotland, I was very happy for him. I FaceTimed him and congratulated him!”Since Van Dijk arrived at Anfield in January, the Reds have had the best defensive record in the Premier League.He was awarded Liverpool’s Player of the Month for August – making him only the fifth defender to win the prize in the past five years.Van Dijk added: “It’s my first one and I am very pleased to have won it. Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? RANKED smart causal shining REVEALED Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade How the Premier League table could change after the Boxing Day fixtures Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury silverware possible standings Virgil van Dijk believes his fellow defenders deserve equal praise for Liverpool’s surge in form at the back.The Dutchman has led a complete transformation in the Reds’ displays in defence almost a year on from a nightmare performance against Tottenham at Wembley – where they were comprehensively beaten 4-1. Great feeling to have been named the @StanChart Player of the Month for August, it means a lot! Thank you to all of my teammates for helping me on the pitch! full focus now on our big game on Saturday #YNWA 😃 pic.twitter.com/H409n53xRr— Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) September 12, 2018“But almost everyone in the team deserved it this month; everyone has been outstanding, giving their all, and you could see that in the results.“I’m very happy we’re doing so well at the moment and we need to keep going. I am enjoying every bit of it, but that’s all credit to all of the players involved.“It’s not only me and I would never take credit on my own. We do it all together and it starts on the training pitch.”last_img read more

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49ers report card: Why five turnovers didn’t ruin perfect record

first_imgClick here if you’re unable to view the video or photo gallery on your mobile device.CLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the video on a mobile deviceSANTA CLARA – Here is how the still-undefeated 49ers (3-0) rallied past the visiting Pittsburgh Steelers (3-0) in Sunday’s 24-20, home-opening win: PASS OFFENSE: BSan Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo (10) gets hit by Pittsburgh Steelers’ Bud Dupree (48) after releasing the ball in the first quarter of their game …last_img read more

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Great Lakes Sea Grant Network releases comprehensive report on Asian Carp

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The Great Lakes Sea Grant Network has released a comprehensive and coordinated outreach and education report on Asian carp in the region. The document includes information on carp life history, movement and behavior, monitoring, control, ecosystem impacts and gaps in current knowledge that need to be addressed further.“These invasive fish have the potential to devastate the Great Lakes’ ecosystem,” said Tory Gabriel, Ohio Sea Grant fisheries educator and Extension program leader. “The report informs Great Lakes stakeholders about the danger posed by four species of Asian carps, and what is being done to keep these fish from invading the system.”The report includes listings of already prepared education and outreach materials from the Mississippi and Great Lakes basins that managers and other groups can use to educate stakeholders on the invasive fish. A survey of state and federal agency experts summarizes current research on Asian carp, and identifies information still needed to most effectively control their spread. Additionally, a list of state speakers allows local interest groups to reach out to experts near them to educate members directly.“This comprehensive report gives us three pieces of valuable information, which support our fight against Asian carps as a threat to Great Lakes” said Debbie Lee, director of NOAA’s Great Lakes Environmental Research Laboratory in Ann Arbor, Michigan, and that agency’s lead member of the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. “It provides a clear picture of the overall potential impact of an Asian carp invasion of the lakes, it identifies specific gaps in our understanding of that impact, and lastly, it contains a large inventory of outreach and education materials that scientists, managers, and educators can use to communicate the Asian carp threat to the general public.”The plan’s development was funded by the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) through the Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee. The final report can be downloaded at ohioseagrant.osu.edu/p/eun0o.Asian carp is the collective name used for four non-native species of carp from Asia currently found in North America. The fish known for jumping out of the water and possibly injuring boaters is silver carp, which was brought to the United States for aquaculture as were bighead carp, grass carp and black carp. The species most commonly of concern in the Great Lakes are silver carp and bighead carp, which are moving up the Illinois River towards the Chicago Area Waterways System that connects the river with the Great Lakes.The primary concern over Asian carp in the Great Lakes is their impact on an already stressed food web. Silver carp and bighead carp compete with small forage fish and young sport fish for food and could negatively impact the lakes’ fishing industry. Grass carp eat the vegetation that provides prime wetland habitat and black carp feed on mollusks like native mussels, many of which are endangered. At the same time, Asian carp have few natural predators because they quickly outgrow native predator species, often within just a year. In parts of the Illinois River, silver carp and bighead carp make up more than 90% of the fish biomass, essentially outcompeting all native species for food and habitat.last_img read more

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Tag Heur launches Formula 1 sports watch with cool casual attitude

first_imgTag HeurThis “serious sports watch with a cool casual attitude” comes in an upgraded avatar of the original TAG Heuer Formula 1. Its features include an “easy grip” screw-in crown and luminescent markers on hands and hour marks. A double safety clasp ensures that the Formula 1 never leaves your,Tag HeurThis “serious sports watch with a cool casual attitude” comes in an upgraded avatar of the original TAG Heuer Formula 1. Its features include an “easy grip” screw-in crown and luminescent markers on hands and hour marks. A double safety clasp ensures that the Formula 1 never leaves your wrist. This timepiece is available in a watch format or as a Chronograph with orange, red, silver, white or black dial.last_img read more

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Delhi Univesity VC Dinesh Singh unveils welfare plan at a packed open house

first_imgVice-Chancellors facing screaming students is a usual sight. What made Delhi University V-C Dinesh Singh different was the tenor of the students’ reaction. They were cheering and clapping for their ‘rockstar’ V-C who promised them the best of facilities on campus during his tenure.It was a students’ day out at DU’s Rugby Stadium on Saturday. The V-C doled out a number of plans to make the university more student-friendly and an ‘exciting place to be’.An acclaimed mathematician and acknowledged speaker, Singh managed to draw a staggering 3,000 students on a lazy Saturday morning. It’s the kind of crowd only rock shows and DJs can pull on north campus. But Singh is nothing less than a rockstar for the students.His deep voice, flawless speech, knowledge and a humble demeanour make him a crowd-puller. The way he recites Sanskrit shlokas or narrates a story about the freedom struggle gives away his knack for gaining knowledge.A product of Delhi University himself, Singh shares a special bond with the students. On Saturday, he spoke in immaculate Hindi, ensuring the students that he was one of them and was thinking for them. His statements were complimented with loud cheers and thunderous applause.Close to completing two years in office, Singh is fast becoming the most popular face not just on north campus but in far-flung colleges too.He was literally mobbed by the students at the stadium as each one of them sought his attention.”Aaj kisi ne toh hamare bare mein socha (at least someone thought about us),” said second year student Nisha Ghai to her friend.advertisement”He is so tall and speaks so well,” her friend replied.A day after gifting cricketer Unmukt Chand another chance to study BA Programme at St Stephen’s College, Singh assured the students that he had something for everyone in his kitty.”We are planning to distribute free tablets with preloaded books to students with special needs. Such students will also be allowed to travel free on the Delhi Metro.Through the Equal Opportunity Cell of the university we have made sure that the reservation for the differently abled in hostels is increased and they can stay there for free,” Singh said.The top demand of the students was a hostel for each college.Singh, who was the director of south campus before taking over as the vice-chancellor in November 2010, announced that a new hostel was coming up for the south campus students too. A 1,500-seat hostel near north campus has already been completed.For sportspersons, he announced free travel in air-conditioned train coaches and a tie-up with New Zealand University for sports coaching. “We are already sending our women’s soccer team there for coaching for one month,” Singh said.Examination is one area where DU has only managed a toe-hold.But Singh promised that from the next examination, all students will get their results within three weeks of their last paper.When a student from Maharaja Agrasen College asked him why teachers could not check papers correctly in one go, Singh said, “From next time, you will not require any re-evaluation. We will get each script checked by three examiners.”The session with the V-C was not all about academics. He invited the students to the stadium again for the forthcoming three-day festival- ‘Antardhwani’. “All colleges will participate.We will invite bands. There will be music and poetry. And no college will hold classes during those three days,” he announced. Singh shared his plan to offer internship to 100 students every year at the Cluster Innovation Centre. “I have a grandfather clause to make that happen,” he said.The V-C managed to strike a chord with the students. “It’s not every day that you get a chance to come face-to-face with the vice-chancellor. The good part is, he chose to address us in Hindi making many students open up without any fear,” said Sanya, a second year student of BA (honours) History.Singh was pleased with the students’ response. “I have been talking to students a lot these days. They become very happy if you lend an ear to them.Today they all wanted to speak to me on different issues and I made sure to hear most of them out. One direct benefit of such an experience is that my team of deans and deputy deans is getting to explore different aspects of a students’ life.We were all exhausted after the session but we went straight to our office and worked the rest of the day,” said Singh.advertisement”I will now meet the parents on Sunday. I want to make them realise they are all stakeholders. I will do my best but they all have to contribute too,” Singh added.The V-C is going to announce the formation of a ‘DU Parental Platform’ on Sunday, which is likely to operate online as well as on ground. “We want a platform where parents can send in their complaints and suggestions,” Singh said.last_img read more

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KKR fans face police wrath outside Eden Gardens

first_imgA stampede-like situation erupted on the fringes of the Eden Gardens in Kolkata as die-hard fans of Indian Premier League winner Kolkata Knight Riders clambered over police barricades to gain entry into the arena for the team’s felicitation ceremony.Though entry was made free, passes distributed were far less. This resulted in utter chaos with KKR followers breaking through the barriers and running wildly through them, bypassing the police cover to clinch a seat in the stadium, reported IANS.Several women and children were injured or left behind in the rush.The police had to resort to a mild cane charge to control the crowd as mounted personnel and the Rapid Action Force (RAF) struggled to control the mob-like situation.Thousands, including men, women and children, waited to come in as the clock inched past the scheduled start of 1 p.m.Meanwhile, the cultural events began inside the Eden Gardens as lucky fans who got in early, eagerly awaited the knights and team owner Shahrukh Khan and Juhi Chawla’s arrival.SRK tweeted earlier: “Sorry Kolkata technical snag on flight. Will be a bit late but will be there. Apologies.”Live renditions of popular chart-toppers from SRK’s films including “Aaj Ki Raat” from “Don 2” and “Chance Pe Dance” from “Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi” added to the frenzy. KKR’s anthem “Korbo Lorbo Jeetbo Re” could be heard amid the din.last_img read more

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Coach Mark Sangiao vows Team Lakay will be back ‘stronger, better’ after rough start in 2019

first_imgOverall, Team Lakay’s record in ONE Championship in the first month of the year is 1-4 with flyweight contender Danny Kingad the only one to win his fight in January.Mark Sangiao, the patriarch and head coach of Team Lakay, knew that his team will recover and that they’ve faced tougher struggles before especially during the dark days of 2017 when they went 0-4 in their last four fights.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“Of course, we’ll do our best,” said Sangiao in the post-fight press conference of ONE: Hero’s Ascent Friday at Mall of Asia Arena. “We’ll go back to the drawing board, train harder, we’ll go back to our room and try to see what’s lacking and we’ll be back stronger and better.”Team Lakay, though, is still one of the top stables in ONE Championship with Kevin Belingon and Eduard Folayang still the reigning champions in the bantamweight and lightweight divisions, respectively. Gabe Norwood lifts Rain or Shine over Ginebra Sangiao acknowledged that there will be struggles along the way especially with how they performed in 2018 capturing World titles in every weight division his fighters fought in.“We’re back to the drawing board, we’ll talk about what went wrong, and bring out things that needs to be said because that’s how we work as a team,” said Sangiao.“We always help each other and we really help one another. We’re open to whatever needs to be said because we have to discuss everything so we can improve our skills even more.”ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—Team Lakay’s start to 2019 is off to a rocky path after the famed stable from Baguio City lost two of the four world titles it won back in 2018.The first champion to fall was Joshua Pacio when he lost his ONE World strawweight title via unanimous decision to Yosuke Saruta on Jan. 19 and exactly seven days later it was Geje Eustaquio losing his ONE World flyweight strap to rival Adriano Moraes.ADVERTISEMENT US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town Private companies step in to help SEA Games hostingcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Team Lakay’s rough start lights a fire under Danny Kingad PLAY LIST 01:04Team Lakay’s rough start lights a fire under Danny Kingad00:52ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight00:50Trending Articles02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte View comments Oil plant explodes in Pampanga townlast_img read more

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What can the Premier League expect from Nigeria’s Balogun?

first_imgWorld Cup Leon Balogun: What can Premier League fans expect from Nigeria star? Patrick Gleeson 15:00 6/16/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Leon Balogun World Cup Brighton & Hove Albion Nigeria Premier League The defender will debut in the Premier League next season for Brighton, but what can the English top flight expect? Leon Balogun’s inclusion in Nigeria’s 23-man World Cup squad was as rewarding as it was a relief for the 29-year-old. Ahead of the 2014 finals in Brazil, German-born Balogun was amongst the Super Eagles’ preliminary group selected to travel to the tournament before an injury picked up against Mexico saw him cut from the final squad.Having represented Nigeria on only a handful of occasions at the time, the realisation of what had been stripped away from the defender wasn’t fully appreciated until some months later. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now Arsenal would be selling their soul with Mourinho move For Balogun to have received international recognition at all, though, speaks of the defender’s perseverance.”I wasn’t making the first team,” Balogun remembers of his time in junior football. “It was tough because I was crying at home and some players in my team were making fun of me.”There was a time when I felt quite alone but from somewhere there was this strength and this voice that told me, just go, and keep pushing through it. I never could explain to myself where this strength came from and this was the time I found my way to God.”If Balogun’s faith validates his unrelenting persistence to play amongst the best in the game then signing for Brighton ahead of the 2018-19 Premier League season is a fitting reward.Born in Berlin, Balogun began his career with local side Hertha BSC and then Zehlendorf, crafting his game in the sixth division of the German pyramid before joining Turkiyemspor in the fifth.A transfer to Hannover handed Balogun a route into the Bundesliga, though he was signed primarily for the club’s second team and it wasn’t until his switch to Fortuna Dusseldorf in 2012 in which he established himself as a regular top-tier player.Relegation and continuous injury concerns would eventually see his contract terminated, though Balogun would finally find relative stability in the Bundesliga at Mainz following a season with Darmstadt. Leon Balogun of MainzFlitting between right-back and his favoured central position, Balogun’s performances for Mainz over his three-year stay led to widespread interest from European clubs, with Brighton the most attractive proposition for the defender.“I always had a dream to play in the Premier League, and Brighton was one of the first teams to show an interest in me,” Balogun told club website upon his arrival. “I’ve been following English football as much as I can in Germany, and I saw how they got promoted from the Championship.”Balogun’s arrival comes as Brighton look to further tighten an already-stingy defence and eradicate the errors which saw them concede the highest number of goals from set-pieces in the division last term.Having the joint-best defensive record in the Championship the season prior, Hughton’s men then conceded the fewest goals in the bottom-half of the Premier League. And the transition between Bundesliga and Premier League ought to be a swift one for Balogun, such is his ability to read a game. A defender who often plays off instinct, Balogun has a curious trait of eliminating dangerous situations before they fully arise, pre-positioning himself in areas in which forwards look to attack and aggressively pressing his opponents.And while his approach brings vulnerability, Balogun’s composure sees individual contests often result in his favour.Continuity has played a large part in Hughton’s success on the south coast and as long as he is able to, Lewis Dunk and Shane Duffy are likely to be the manager’s chosen pairing at centre-back for the upcoming league campaign. Balogun’s experience, and indeed his battled disposition, makes his signing an astute one by the club, though, especially with Connor Goldson’s move to Rangers and Uwe Hunemeier’s return to Paderborn. Balogun’s steady ascent to the top is synonymous with his new club; both are used to fighting from unfavourable positions and have taken the unspectacular path to the top.Together, they will be confident of victory in their battle to retain their Premier League status past next season.last_img read more

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