George E. Morgan, 77, passed away on Monday, August 6, 2018 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. Born, September 22, 1940 in Rushville, he was the son of George Morgan and Helen (Lacey) Theising. George graduated from Burney High School. He joined the Marines and served in 1960 and 1961 before transferring to the Army Reserve. George was a Police Officer for the Greensburg Police Department for 22 and a half years and an Officer for the Decatur County Sheriff’s Department for 10 years. He attended the United Methodist Church in Greensburg. George married Kathy Knowlton in 1973 and she survives. He is also survived by one son; Frank Morgan, one daughter; Georgeanna Howe, and three grandchildren; Olivia Morgan, Austin Bilderback, and Isaac Howe. George was preceded in death by his parents. Graveside military services will take place at South Park Cemetery on Friday, August 10 at 1:00 p.m. Online condolences can be made to the family at www.popfuneralhome.com
Former Syracuse wide receiver Jarrod West will attend New York Jets rookie minicamp this weekend, per Syracuse.com. West will also attend Tennessee Titans rookie minicamp on the weekend of May 16 if he isn’t signed by then, his agent told Syracuse.com. West wasn’t selected in the NFL Draft, which concluded on Saturday.West will join former SU safety Durell Eskridge, who signed with the Jets on Saturday night.West didn’t record a receiving touchdown in his senior season at SU, but had 285 more receiving yards than the second-highest total on the team. His long of 51 yards was the highest of any receiver on the season, as he served as a primary deep threat.West was a long shot to be drafted, as CBS Sports ranked him as the No. 93 wide receiver in the draft and the 696th overall prospect. The site didn’t even project West to be picked up in free agency after the draft concluded.Syracuse did not have a single former player drafted this year for the first time since 2008 and second time since 1975, but seven others, outside of West, have latched on to NFL teams since the draft ended. Here is a list of what teams those players will join:AdvertisementThis is placeholder textDarius Kelly – safety – Buffalo BillsDurell Eskridge – safety – New York JetsCameron Lynch – linebacker – St. Louis RamsDyshawn Davis – linebacker – Washington RedskinsSean Hickey – offensive tackle – New Orleans SaintsEric Crume – defensive tackle – Jacksonville JaguarsBrandon Reddish – cornerback – Oakland Raiders Comments Published on May 5, 2015 at 12:25 pm Contact Matt: firstname.lastname@example.org | @matt_schneidman Facebook Twitter Google+
Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on January 24, 2016 at 8:59 pm [View the story “Syracuse community reacts to loss against No. 13 Virginia” on Storify] Comments
Former Cameroon captain Rigobert Song has been named the new coach of Chad by the country’s football federation.The 39-year-old centre-half, who won the Africa Cup of Nations twice, replaces sacked Emmanuel Tregoat.An enigma, Song won a record 137 international caps for the Indomitable Lions between 1993 and 2010. He played in four World Cup finals and eight Nations Cup finals.Song had a fairly illustrious club career that spanned several European clubs including FC Metz, Liverpool, West Ham United, Galatasaray and Trabzonspor.His first order of business will be to lead the team against Egypt in a World Cup qualifying double header next month. They will host the Pharaohs in the first leg on November 14 before playing the second leg three days later in Cairo.Chad reached the second round of the World Cup qualifiers on the away goal rule following a 2:2 aggregate draw with Sierra Leone. They are currently bottom of their 2017 Nations Cup qualifying group after two losses away to Nigeria and at home to Egypt.–Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports
Dodgers hit seven home runs, sweep Colorado Rockies Viewing on a mobile device? Click here. The Los Angeles Dodgers not only evened the NLCS after the first two games in Milwaukee, but they also snapped the Brewers’ winning streak at 12 games.With the next three games in Los Angeles, the Dodgers have the opportunity to close out the series at Dodger Stadium.Scouting report | Matchup breakdown | Updates: In-game box scoreFollow along for live updates of Game 3 in the National League Championship Series between the Dodgers and the Brewers. Our reporters are at Dodger Stadium when gates open until the final postgame interview. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Related Articles How Dodgers pitcher Ross Stripling topped the baseball podcast empire Dodgers’ Max Muncy trying to work his way out of slow start Cody Bellinger homer gives Dodgers their first walkoff win of season Fire danger is on Dave Roberts’ mind as Dodgers head to San Francisco
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) – Iowa leaders said Sunday they will halt the current legislative session for at least 30 days after learning the state now has community spread of COVID-19, the illness caused by the spreading coronavirus.House Republicans spokesman Colin Tadlock said in a statement the leaders made the decision after consulting with the Iowa Department of Public Health and Gov. Kim Reynolds. The move was based on recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention related to mass gatherings to protect vulnerable populations.Reynolds announced Saturday that Iowa is now seeing the virus circulate among individuals and increased efforts are needed to slow the spread. That includes halting large public gatherings and encouraging people to reduce public interaction, a strategy known as social distancing.Her spokesman, Pat Garrett, said Sunday she supports the legislature’s decision.Iowa has 18 cases of COVID-19, including a central Iowa patient not related to travel or a known contact with an infected person.The House and Senate will convene Monday to consider resolutions regarding continuity of government to ensure delivery of essential government services, the statement released Sunday said.While the Capitol building will open on Monday, staff members and the public will be required to undergo a health screening that will include checking their body temperature. All scheduled events, tours and receptions have been cancelled.Members of the public over the age of 60 or with underlying health conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and lung disease are encouraged to avoid the Capitol.