A5 could be further delayed due to Stormont deadlock

RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp There are more fears the A5 could be further delayed unless the political deadlock at Stormont ends.In correspondence from Permanent Secretary, Peter May told West Tyrone MLA Daniel McCrossan that the Mallusk Incinerator case ruling has implications for other cases including the A5 Western Transport Corridor as it clearly states decisions normally taken by Ministers cannot be made by civil servants.Mr McCrossan says this ‘life-saving’ project may be shelved permanently if immediate action is not taken:Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/dana5web.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Previous articleConcerns Burtonport Post Office facing closureNext articlePeople travelling to Papal events urged to allow extra journey time News Highland Twitter Twitter By News Highland – August 25, 2018 A5 could be further delayed due to Stormont deadlock Facebook AudioHomepage BannerNews Facebook FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction WhatsApp Pinterest Pinterest Google+ DL Debate – 24/05/21 Google+ Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th read more

Ripley County Basketball Tourney Pairings Released

first_imgThe 2018 Ripley County Basketball Tourney pairings have been released.  Batesville will battle Milan in Game 1 starting at 6 and South Ripley will square off against Jac-Cen-Del in Game 2 of the Opening Round of the tournament starting around 7:30.The Girls games will be on Tuesday, January 2nd, and Friday, January 5th, at Jac-Cen-Del.  The Boys games will be on Wednesday, January 3rd, and Saturday, January 6th, at Batesville.Tickets will be on sale at the high schools.Listen to all of the games of The Ripley County Tourney on WRBI with The Countdown To Tipoff at 5:30.last_img read more

Ripley County man guilty in child porn case

first_imgVersailles, In. — Following an October arrest for attempted possession of child pornography, Ripley County resident Rondell Gene Goe, 77, has entered a guilty plea in circuit court. A date for sentencing has not been determined.Investigators from the Indiana State Police Cyber Crimes unit were able to recover multiple images and internet searches for child pornography. Goe told police he was conducting the searches as part of “research” from a previous work assignment, a claim that was quickly found to be untrue.Ripley County prosecutor Ric Hertel praised the efforts of deputy prosecutor Ryan Marshal and the work of the Indiana State Police Cyber Crimes unit.Goe faces additional charges in a child molesting case.last_img read more

NBA All-Star Game 2019: Ben Simmons, Anthony Davis lead list of reserves

first_imgThe All-Star reserves were announced Thursday on TNT.While the starters were selected by a collection of fan, player and media voting, the reserves are picked by the coaches. Each coach had to make two backcourt, three frontcourt and two wild-card selections. —LeBron James (4,062,089 votes)*—Giannis Antetokounmpo (4,375,747)*—Kyrie Irving (3,881,766)—Stephen Curry (3,861,038)—Kawhi Leonard (3,580,531)—Kevin Durant (3,150,648)—Paul George (3,122,346)—James Harden (2,905,488)—Joel Embiid (2,783,833)—Kemba Walker (1,395,330)*CaptainsTeams will be picked at 8 p.m. ET on Feb. 7 on TNT. This will be the first year the event is televised. NBA All-Star 2019: Mavericks owner Mark Cuban says he ‘might’ appear in celebrity game if LaVar Ball plays —Victor Oladipo (2nd selection)—Kyle Lowry (5th selection)—Blake Griffin (6th selection)—Khris Middleton (1st selection)—Ben Simmons (1st selection)—Bradley Beal (2nd selection)—Nikola Vucevic (1st selection)Middleton’s selection gives the Bucks their first season with multiple selections since 2000-01 (Ray Allen, Glenn Robinson). Simmons’ selection gives the 76ers their first season with multiple All-Stars since 2001-02 (Allen Iverson, Dikembe Mutombo).Western Conference—Russell Westbrook (8th selection)—Anthony Davis (6th selection)—Nikola Jokic (1st selection)—Damian Lillard (4th selection)—Klay Thompson (5th selection)—LaMarcus Aldridge (7th selection)—Karl-Anthony Towns (2nd selection)Starters for the NBA All-Star Game Feb. 17 at the Spectrum were announced last week:center_img NBA All-Star 2019: Ben Simmons, Donovan Mitchell, Luka Doncic headline Rising Stars rosters Here is the list of all of the players selected:Eastern Conference Related Newslast_img read more

Crystal Palace sign former Fulham captain Hangeland on one-year deal

first_imgFormer Fulham captain Brede Hangeland has joined Crystal Palace on a one-year contract.The 33-year-old Norway international was a free agent after leaving Craven Cottage following the club’s relegation from the Premier League.He will compete for a starting place at Selhurst Park with Scott Dann, Paddy McCarthy and Damien Delaney.Hangeland is the third close season signing for Tony Pulis’s side, following deals for Blackpool goalkeeper Chris Kettings and striker Fraizer Campbell from Cardiff.The ex-FC Copenhagen man, who played against Palace in Fulham’s 4-1 win at Selhurst Park last season, said: “I’m delighted to be here. I look forward to helping out and doing the best I can for this club.“I’m quite old school as a player, I just want to be part of a good group of players, working for a good manager, working really hard and driving something in the right direction.“All the people I spoke to told me that’s what’s going on at Crystal Palace and I really wanted to be a part of that.“It’s a traditional club with a big following. I thought the atmosphere here was fantastic and obviously the fans had a lot to be happy about come the end of the season.“If we can do something similar to that this season, that would be great. I’m really looking forward to playing in front of those fans as soon as possible.” Brede Hangeland 1last_img read more