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NCAA Track & Field West Regionals Day 1: Orton, Camp and Sorensen All Advance To Next Round

first_imgMay 23, 2019 /Sports News – Local NCAA Track & Field West Regionals Day 1: Orton, Camp and Sorensen All Advance To Next Round Tags: Anna Camp/Kate Sorensen/NCAA Track & Field Regionals/Whittni Orton FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSACRAMENTO, Calif.-Thursday, during the first round of the women’s NCAA Division I track & field championships at Hornet Stadium, the three Mid-Utah Radio Sports Network school alums competing advanced in their respective events to the next round of competition.To advance to the quarterfinals from the first round of competition, athletes must finish in the top 24. This is done if athletes place in the top five in their heats or have the next best four times.Former Panguitch high star runner Whittni Orton, now a junior standout for BYU, is the #4 seed headed into Friday’s quarterfinals in the 1500-meter run as she ran a time of 4:16.69.Additionally, her teammate, former Millard High star, and a fellow junior distance runner, Anna Camp, is the #2 seed in the 800-meter run (2:05.74) headed into Friday’s semifinals.Meanwhile, Weber State’s Kate Sorensen, a former Gunnison Valley High star, placed 16th in the 400-meter hurdles on the first day and advanced with a time of 58.57 (58.569). She finished narrowly behind 15th seed De’Andreah Young of Cal State Fullerton [58.57 (58.563)].Sorensen will compete Friday evening in the 400-meter hurdles quarterfinals. Brad James Written bylast_img read more

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Averette, Jardine lift Utah Valley past Ottawa (AZ) 101-70

first_imgNovember 12, 2019 /Sports News – Local Averette, Jardine lift Utah Valley past Ottawa (AZ) 101-70 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOREM, Utah (AP) — Brandon Averette had 17 points to lead five Utah Valley players in double figures as the Wolverines routed Ottawa (AZ) 101-70 on Tuesday night.Casdon Jardine added 15 points for the Wolverines. Jamison Overton and Trey Woodbury chipped in 14 apiece and Brandon Morley added 10 while pulling down 14 rebounds. Jardine also had eight rebounds for the Wolverines, while Overton grabbed eight rebounds.Brian Carey had 18 points for the Spirit. Elijah Simmons added 15 points. Shazier Lawson had 14 points and nine rebounds.Utah Valley (2-1) faces UAB on the road on Friday. Tags: UVU Wolverines Basketball Associated Press Written bylast_img read more

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Brown scores 31 to lift Weber St. over N. Arizona 92-59

first_img Tags: Big Sky/Isiah Brown/Weber State Wildcats Basketball Written by February 18, 2021 /Sports News – Local Brown scores 31 to lift Weber St. over N. Arizona 92-59 FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailOGDEN, Utah (AP) — Isiah Brown had a career-high 31 points as Weber State extended its home winning streak to nine games, routing Northern Arizona 92-59.Cameron Shelton led the Lumberjacks with 21 points and seven rebounds. Associated Presslast_img read more

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Post-war Iraqi ‘lawlessness’ clouds picture in Unaoil bribery trial, jurors told

first_imgEmails central to Unaoil bribery trial paint an ‘incomplete’ picture, defence arguesAkle, 45, of dual Lebanese and British citizenship and Unaoil’s former territory manager for Iraq, took to the witness stand in London’s Southwark Crown Court for questioning about his role in securing contracts during a massive overhaul of Iraq’s oil and gas infrastructure in the post-Saddam years.The Iraq Crude Oil Export Expansion Project was conceived as a way to more than double the war-torn country’s crude oil export capacity from 1.8 million barrels per day (bpd) to 4.5 million bpd following US occupation.SFO prosecutors have argued that Unaoil used its influence and connections in within Iraq’s state-owned South Oil Company (SOC) to manipulate the outcome of tender processes in this scheme, including pipeline upgrades and the installation of single point mooring (SPM) systems.But Mr Sturman has said the case – which is based largely on a cache of emails detailing correspondence between the Unaoil executive team and its associates – paints an “incomplete” picture of the situation, and presents a perspective not available to Akle at the time of his alleged crimes.“The emails you have read are a sample, of a sample, of tens of thousands of documents, and the prosecution’s selection paints a picture that is incomplete,” he said.“That is not a criticism, but it’s a picture that’s very difficult to draw together fairly due to the security position that existed in Iraq.” The SFO corruption investigation centred on oil infrastructure tenders in Iraq in the post-Hussein years A state of lawlessness and civil unrest in Iraq in the years after the 2003 US invasion made rebuilding the country’s failing oil and gas infrastructure a matter of great urgency, jurors in the Unaoil bribery trial heard today (21 February).Employees and associates of the Monaco-based energy consultancy at the heart of a global corruption investigation were acting against a backdrop of violence and social instability, where the country’s critical energy infrastructure was at imminent risk of failure.And the payments alleged to have been made to bribe public officials to win industrial tenders were in fact believed to be for personal security in this dangerous and volatile environment.That is according to Jim Sturman QC, who is representing Ziad Akle – one of three defendants accused by the UK’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of conspiracy to make corrupt payments in Iraq on behalf of Unaoil and its agents.“Oil infrastructure was failing, and with it came the danger of even greater trouble in Iraq,” he said.It was the job of Akle, and his colleagues on the ground in southern Iraq, to persuade key local decision-makers that Unaoil’s equipment-manufacturing clients could accelerate the pace of these reconstruction efforts.“The sell was expertise”, said the defendant, adding that Iraqi energy operators faced numerous challenges including terrorist attacks on key infrastructure and problems procuring the right equipment and know-how for “engineering and maintenance” activities. Three men charged with conspiracy to make corrupt paymentsAccording to the prosecution, Akle was involved in “almost all the key events” relevant to the SFO investigations, holding a “very senior” position within the company.This seniority is something he disputes, detailing a chain of command headed by Unaoil founder Ata Ahsani, whose two sons Cyrus and Saman – both currently subject of related criminal investigations in the US – were next in line, along with another company executive Peter Willimont.Akle faces criminal charges for conspiracy to make corrupt payments alongside Steven Whiteley, 65, who was Unaoil’s general territories manager for Iraq, and formerly a vice-president of SBM Offshore; and Paul Bond, 68, who was a senior sales manager for SBM Offshore.Netherlands-based SBM Offshore is one of the companies in whose favour Unaoil is accused of rigging an SOC tender process.All three men deny the charges against them. A London court holding the Unaoil corruption trial has heard how alleged bribery payments were in fact believed to be for security measures A place like no otherMr Sturman argued that in the post-invasion years, Western companies seeking to work in the region were “viewed with suspicion” by Iraqi government and energy interests, which needed “persuading” to work with these foreign partners.This was the job of Akle and his colleagues on the ground in Iraq.They were Basil Al Jarah – who has already pleaded guilty to SFO corruption charges – and Oday Al Quoraishi, a man nicknamed “Ivan”.Unaoil is alleged to have paid Al Quoraishi a retainer ultimately totalling $608,000 to exert influence at the highest levels of SOC in favour of its clients.“They had a chance to be on the ground floor of rebuilding one of the world’s biggest oil reserves,” said Mr Sturman.“Akle knew that a retainer was being paid to Al Quoraishi, but we submit that he believed those payments were to ensure that, against the backdrop of life in Iraq, Al Quoraishi was safe.“Iraq was a place like no other. Law and order had completely broken down. People couldn’t depend on the state like we can.“There were tribal rivalries and militias – even the banks were being bombed. That’s what life was like in Iraq.”Akle never visited Iraq, the jury heard, and instead worked from Unaoil’s base of operations in Monaco.The trial continues.last_img read more

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Delta Midstream announces initial investment led by Warburg Pincus

first_imgDelta’s founding management team has decades of leadership, operational and transaction experience across the midstream sector along with a track record of value creation Delta Midstream announces initial investment led by Warburg Pincus. (Credit: Capri23auto from Pixabay.) Delta Midstream, LLC (“Delta” or “the Company”), a newly formed midstream company, announced today that funds affiliated with Warburg Pincus, a global private equity firm focused on growth investing, have agreed to lead a line-of-equity investment in the Company. Delta, headquartered in Houston, TX, seeks to acquire, develop, and operate midstream assets of scale and will target opportunities across multiple basins in North America.Delta’s senior management team has extensive leadership, operational and transaction experience across the midstream and upstream oil and gas sectors, with a track-record of significant value creation. Delta will be led by the former executive management team of Noble Midstream Partners, including CEO Terry Gerhart, CFO John F. Bookout IV and COO John Nicholson, each of whom will serve in similar capacities at Delta. Matt Slatnick, former VP of Corporate Development at Noble Midstream, and Nick Alfermann, a former senior member of the energy investment banking team at Baird, also join Delta as founding partners.While at Noble Midstream, the team deployed significant growth capital at attractive rates of return and expanded the company from a largely single-producer midstream system at IPO in 2016 to a multi-customer, multi-basin enterprise of scale at the time of their departure in 2019. Collectively, Delta’s founding partners have in excess of 90 years of energy industry experience and $20 billion in transactional experience across the energy value chain as well as deep experience servicing energy customers and operating midstream assets.Delta will pursue a strategy of acquiring midstream assets within both private and public ownership structures across the hydrocarbon value chain including natural gas, natural gas liquids, and crude oil operations. Delta’s focus is on assets of scale with integration opportunities that can be optimized through the management team’s transaction, commercial, and operational expertise.Mr. Gerhart commented, “We are grateful to have the support and confidence of Warburg Pincus to assist us in evaluating a highly opportunistic landscape for energy investing. The firm’s patient capital and experience through multiple energy cycles offer unique advantages as we approach the current midstream environment.”David Habachy, Managing Director at Warburg Pincus said, “We are pleased to partner with Delta’s best-in-class management team and to leverage their industry relationships and strong track record to acquire and develop sizeable midstream assets. This investment underscores our long-term commitment to strategically deploying significant capital within the energy sector.” Source: Company Press Releaselast_img read more

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Online estate agency with 520 properties to launch Seedrs crowdfunding campaign

first_imgNu:move, an online ‘new model’ estate agency that claims to be the ‘No.1’ of its kind in the UK is to begin a crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs.Investors are being invited to pre-register for the campaign which seeks to raise funds to expand its chain of national and international franchisees in all the UK’s major cities, and invest in an advertising campaign.It claims to fill the gap between traditional agents and online ones and says it is profitable. Its website features 840 overseas properties for sale plus 500 sales properties and 40 rental homes in the UK.The company already has 15 regional representatives in the UK all but two of which are outside London and has marketed 10,000 properties since it started up in 2013, although it does not reveal how many of these it has sold.15 local agentsIt has representation in Blackpool, Doncaster, North Wales, Stockport, Medway, Warrington, Newcastle, Kent, Lanarkshire, Wakefield, Leeds, Essex, Hounslow and Cheshire.The company, which is based in Telford and Canary Wharf in London, is a family-run business with a five-person head office team. It currently has 520 UK properties advertised on its website.“The Nu:move business strategy is simple – we market properties online and provide a local service with a personal touch, which is affordable for all homeowners without compromising on standards of service,” its Seedrs pitch page says.The company offers vendors a dual approach to fees; either a flat rate fee of £699 plus VAT or 0.5% with a minimum fees of £1,195, both paid post-completion.Pre-register to invest in the company here.Read more about online online agents seedrs February 21, 2020Nigel LewisWhat’s your opinion? Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.Please note: This is a site for professional discussion. Comments will carry your full name and company.This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.Related articles Letting agent fined £11,500 over unlicenced rent-to-rent HMO3rd May 2021 BREAKING: Evictions paperwork must now include ‘breathing space’ scheme details30th April 2021 City dwellers most satisfied with where they live30th April 2021 Home » News » Agencies & People » Online estate agency with 520 properties to launch Seedrs crowdfunding campaign previous nextAgencies & PeopleOnline estate agency with 520 properties to launch Seedrs crowdfunding campaignNu:move says it is profitable but wants additional funds to help it recruit more regional agents and fund a national advertising campaign.Nigel Lewis21st February 202001,029 Viewslast_img read more

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first_imgPlease take time and read our articles entitled “Statehouse Files, Channel 44 News, Daily Devotions, Law enforcement, Readers Poll, Birthdays, Hot Jobs, and Local Sports.You are now are able to subscribe to get the CCO daily.If you would like to advertise on the CCO please contact us [email protected] FacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare We hope that today’s “IS IT TRUE” will provoke honest and open dialogue concerning issues that we, as responsible citizens of this community, need to address in a rational and responsible way?IS IT TRUE the Franklin Street Events Association spent two years arguing about parking issues?  …it’s obvious that the West Franklin Street parking issue stopped commercial development on Franklin Street for nearly a year? …that the City wasted a bunch of our tax dollars on a study that several Zoning Board members chose to ignore?  …the Zoning Board didn’t vet remonstrators and spent more time/energy/effort/money setting up a neighborhood parking protection ordinance for neighbors to sign up so they could alleviate the parking problem in front of their houses (that didn’t actually exist)?  …when all said and done not one person that lives in the adjoining neighborhoods signed up for parking passes?  …all we can say is “are you kidding us”?IS IT TRUE we are told that the readers of the City County Observer are rolling on the floor laughing about the assertion that the new parking lot that is slated for the vacant lot behind DiLegge’s restaurant on North Main will provide avid bikers an opportunity to park there and enjoy a ride on North Main?…to anyone who has ever ridden a bike for recreational purposes the idea of driving to North Main Street that borders less than safe neighborhoods in Evansville, so they can peddle back and forth on the short bike path in that area, is simply absurd?IS IT TRUE it’s possible that the beneficiaries of the new 72 car parking lot are the owners of DiLegge’s restaurant, a strip club, and a cell phone business? …we wonder who sold this property to the city and for how much?  …we would like how much will this 72 car parking lot will cost the taxpayers to develop and did DMD put this project out to public bid?  …many of our readers are wondering if any of the entities that are directly benefiting from this project ever donated to Mayor Winnecke political campaigns?IS IT TRUE that the Evansville Thunderbolts professional hockey team that plays in the Ford Center have clinched a spot in the playoffs of the Southern Professional Hockey League and the City-County Observer sends out our congratulations to the team and owners (City of Evansville)? …in spite of clinching a spot in the playoffs the attendance for the Thunderbolts is ranked 10th out of the 10 team league?…So far this year the average attendance at home games in Ford Center is only 2,267 people that don’t even fill the lower section of the stadium?…the highest official attendance has been 5,215 and the lowest has been 1,278 with only 4 games drawing over 3,000 people?…these figures do not necessarily mean paid attendance either as there are always a multitude of free passes being offered to interested parties?…the Thunderbolts have won slightly less than half of their games and rank 6th out of 10 when wins and losses are registered?…while performance is better than last year it will take a whole lot more than average of 2,267 butts in the seats for this City of Evansville subsidized hockey team experiment to become financially sustainable?IS IT TRUE that the University of Evansville Aces are making a push to increase season ticket sales now that hometown basketball hero Walter McCarty has been hired as the new coach?…the first goal of bringing in 1,000 new season ticket holders is getting close to being achieved as the daily count is up to 801 and counting?…this push for ticket sales has already added nearly a third more packages to the coffers and may end up doubling attendance next year?…in the long run, it is still winning games over good teams that will determine the attendance of the games and we continue to wish Coach McCarty the best in drawing crowds, scheduling good home opponents and beating them?…it is not enough to take a colossal beating from a Duke or North Carolina team at home to keep fans engaged?…UE needs to beat the big teams and be competitive with all of them to avoid seeing all of these new season ticket holders go back to the couch to watch ESPN?IS IT TRUE the race between Steve Hammer, Vernon Stevens and Mike Duckworth is really becoming very interesting to watch? …that so far Steve Hammer is leading the fundraising effort by a comfortable margin with Mr. Duckworth in second place? looks like we have a real political barnburner on our hands? …we want to congratulate all the gentlemen involved in running for this seat because they have been very respectful towards each other?IS IT TRUE we are expecting a news release sometime today from the Evansville Convention and Vistors Bureau announcing the appointment of their Executive Director?  …we don’t know very much about this individual except they hail from a city up North?IS IT TRUE that the City of Evansville has narrowed its search to re-locate the Lloyd swimming pool down to two sites?  …we are told that the proposed Roberts Park development will be selected as the site to re-locate the new Lloyd swimming pool?IS IT TRUE we suggest that you planned to read next Mondays “IS IT TRUE” because it will be a real eye-opener?Todays “Readers Poll” question is: Do you feel that DMD should have spent our hard earned tax dollars on a 72 car paved parking lot on North Main Street?last_img read more

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first_imgTown seeks summer camp directorsThe Secaucus Recreation Department is seeking directors for its 2018 summer day camp programs. The day camp runs from July 2 to Aug. 17, Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Available positions include directors for pee wee day camp (grades K to 2), junior day camp (grades 3 to 4), senior day camp (grades 5 to 9), and all abilities/special needs camp. Job responsibilities include managing a staff of camp counselors who are primary caregivers for each camper.Applicants must have a Bachelor’s Degree and/or certification in special education, along with experience working with children with a wide range of disabilities.To apply, email your resume to Sandra Lopez at [email protected] Resumes will be accepted until March 12. Visit for more information.Town also seeks administrative assistant for Police DepartmentThe Secaucus Police Department needs a new administrative assistant, to work in Town Hall. The position’s purpose is to provide primary administrative support functions for off-duty traffic details, billing, collections, scheduling of staff assignments and other administrative functions, as may be assigned by a supervisor. Applicants must also be capable of working independently on routine and specialized tasks.Job functions include answering phones and refering messages, responding to phone inquiries, and troubleshooting issues relating to billing, collections, and scheduling. A high school diploma is required. The salary level is $35,000. To apply, send your resume to [email protected] by 4 p.m. March 14. Visit for more information.Public invited to talk on ADHD and mood disordersOn Wednesday evening, March 28, the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance (DBSA) will feature at its monthly meeting Bruce P. Friedman, M.D. Dr. Friedman treats children, adolescents and adults.He was magna cum laude at Duke University, earned his medical degree at University of Arizona, was chief resident at NYU/Bellevue, and has been recognized for clinical excellence for NYU Child and Adolescent Psychiatry. He is a Diplomate in Adult & Child & Adolescent Psychiatry & TMS Neuromodulation. His private practice is in Montclair.Dr. Friedman’s presentation will be, “An update on AD/HD medication strategies in children, adolescents and adults. Facts vs. Fads.” It will be followed by an “Ask the Doctor” session on mood disorder topics for all ages.These educational meetings of the organization take place on a Wednesday every month at 7:45 p.m. using the facilities of the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Rd. (about one block east of the Morris Museum), in Morristown. The public is cordially invited to attend all meetings; a nominal donation is requested from non-members, when possible. Free literature is available to all attendees and there is an extensive lending library of educational audiotapes, CD’s and videotapes, also free.In addition to the lecture series, peer group support sessions led by experienced facilitators are held every Tuesday evening of the month, also using the facilities of the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship in Morristown at 7:30 p.m. Separate groups for young adults are held every Tuesday evening and separate groups for friends and family are held periodically. All are always welcomed.Visit the Website of the Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance/Morristown Area at to learn more about the support group and to view links to other sources of helpful information. For further local information, call (973) 994-1143.Allstate agency owners earn $253,000 grantAllstate agency owners from across New Jersey recently joined with others from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic to secure a $253,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands grant to benefit 15 domestic violence nonprofits in nine states and the District of Columbia, including the New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence (NJCEDV).The National Network to End Domestic Violence (NNEDV), a network of state domestic violence coalitions, accepted the grant and distributed the funding to each of the local domestic violence nonprofits.The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence will receive $48,000 and will use the grant to support its mission to provide services to help end domestic violence and financial abuse throughout the state.Allstate volunteers earned the $253,000 grant for their local domestic violence organizations by collecting much-needed items during a supply drive held in November and December, coinciding with the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The supply drive was part of a multi-state Allstate Foundation Purple Purse effort that benefitted nonprofits supporting survivors of domestic violence throughout the Northeast.“With 1 in 4 women experiencing domestic violence in her lifetime, this is an issue that affects every community in New Jersey,” said Joyce Buford, Allstate New Jersey Corporate Relations division manager.Participating Allstate agency owner volunteers in Hudson County include Rossana Benavides, West New York; Rosemary Kellner, Bayonne; and Manuel Sanchez, Secaucus.The New Jersey Coalition to End Domestic Violence is a statewide coalition that provides leadership, support, and resources on the prevention of domestic violence in New Jersey through advocacy, training, public awareness and research. ×Secaucus’ Recreation Department is seeking directors for their 2018 summer day camp programs. See briefs for more information. Port Authority to study options for trans-Hudson transitCould the long discussed idea to bring New York City’s No. 7 subway line to Secaucus become a reality? The Port Authority (PA) has sought Request For Proposals (RFPs) from consulting agencies last month to plan for a study assessing additional rapid trans-Hudson service.The Port Authority is carrying out the 18-month study in collaboration with New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA), NJ Transit, and New York City.According to a study the PA commissioned in 2015, between 2010 and 2040, the agency expects a 50 percent increase in total peak-ridership using trans-Hudson transit. That same study also said that a No. 7 train extension could reduce demand for bus access to the Port Authority Bus Terminal by 25 percent by 2040.The PA has previously studied extending the MTA’s No. 7 train line from its Manhattan terminal at 34th Street between 11th and 12th Aves to Secaucus Junction. Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg first proposed the idea in 2010. However, the MTA shot down the idea, saying it would be too costly. The PA will also look at additional options to improve transit between New York and New Jersey.But with federal funding for the Gateway Program – a multi-state and agency effort to rehabilitate the current North River Tunnel, and add another trans-Hudson rail tunnel – not likely to materialize, could extending the No. 7 line be the best alternative? Possibly, but not anytime soon. According to Port Authority Executive Director Rick Cotton, speaking at a Crain’s New York event Feb. 27, an extension probably wouldn’t start until after the Gateway Project finishes in 2030. If it ever finishes, that is. center_img Secaucus’ Recreation Department is seeking directors for their 2018 summer day camp programs. See briefs for more information.last_img read more


EPP works on versatility with new divider rounder

first_imgEuropean Process Plant (EPP) has launched a new compact dividing and rounding machine, designed to process dough pieces of any size.Designed and built by global automatic roll plant manufacturer König, the new stainless steel Mini-Rex Multi offers bakers a highly cost-effective way of trading up from a traditional bun divider moulder.Able to operate with up to three rows, it can handle dough weights from as little as 11.5g to 330g, as its modular drum piston units and rounding plates can be quickly and easily exchanged.The Mini-Rex Multi machine is able to divide and round 3,600 dough pieces an hour when operating with three rows and 2,400 dough pieces when using two. It can also divide dough pieces up to 330g scaling weight at a rate of 1,200 pieces an hour with a single row.last_img read more

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Two St. Joseph County Officers save 93 year old woman as home burns around…

first_imgIndianaLocalNews WhatsApp Courtesy of St. Joseph County Police The following is a release from the St. Joseph County Police Department:St. Joseph County – March 8, 2020 – Yesterday March 7th, while responding to call of a resident trapped in a fire, two St. Joseph County Police Officers rescued a 93-year-old woman from a burning home. At approximately 11:13 am Saturday first responders were dispatched to the 11700 block of Lincolnway in Osceola for a structure fire with a person trapped inside.Corporal Chris Boling of County Police was the first to arrive on scene. When he arrived, Boling was informed by home-owner Marvin Buwa that his 93-year-old mother-in-law Clara Webb was bed-ridden and still inside the burning home. Marvin showed Corporal Boling the first-floor bedroom window of the elderly woman. Fire was visible coming from the out of the structure of house just next to the window.Corporal Boling then went to an open front door and yelled inside and could hear a female voice inside asking for help. Boling attempted to crawl inside of the residence on his stomach, but only made it a few feet beyond the doorway before having to turn back because lack of visibility and choking on the heavy smoke. Corporal Boling then remembered his department issued gas mask and ran to retrieve it from his car.With the gas mask, Boling was able to enter the home and find the woman’s bedroom. Flames began to enter the bedroom as Boling lifted the woman from her bed and placed her onto the floor. While Boling was inside the bedroom, Corporal Jay Duley arrived on scene and attempted to enter the front door, however he also succumbed to the smoke and could not enter more than a couple feet inside the home. Duley could then hear Boling shouting and coming nearer to him. Corporal Boling had begun carefully dragging the woman toward the front door, being careful not to harm her previously broken hip.Once near the front door Corporal Boling and Corporal Duley both picked up the woman and carried her out to the front yard and covered her with blanket while medics provided medical attention. “Clara had been inside the burning house for ten minutes before the officer pulled her out,” said Buwa when asked about the incident. He continued, “in my book she would not have made it without those two county police officers.” Buwa believes the home will be demolished due to structural damage cause by the fire.Ms. Webb and both officers were all transported to area hospitals for medical treatment and later released Saturday. Both officers were treated for smoke inhalation and escalated carbon dioxide levels and were back on their patrol beat at 6:00 a.m. Sunday morning. Their supervisor has nominated Corporals Boling and Duley for Commendations for the life-saving efforts.“When the news seems to be filled with negative news about police officers, it can be easy to forget that we have a small army of officers out here daily working hard to keep our community safe however they can,” stated Sheriff Bill Redman about the actions of the two officers and his departments commitment to the community. Pinterest Google+ WhatsApp Facebook Facebook By Carl Stutsman – March 9, 2020 1 452 Pinterest Twitter Google+ Two St. Joseph County Officers save 93 year old woman as home burns around her Twitter Previous articleMichigan considers adding suicide hotline to student IDsNext articleChild diagnosed as third Indiana coronavirus case Carl Stutsmanlast_img read more

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