Extensive search operation launched in Twin Towns overnight

first_imgAn extensive search operation was launched yesterday (Sat) by the Gardaí in the Twin Towns, it has emerged. The Rescue 118 helicopter and Gardaí were dispatched on Saturday night, with other agencies also involved.It is not understood at this time the nature of the operation in Ballybofey/Stranorlar area. We will bring you more as we get it.Extensive search operation launched in Twin Towns overnight was last modified: September 8th, 2019 by Staff WriterShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Terry spoke to Zamora about Hodgson

first_imgJohn Terry spoke to QPR striker Bobby Zamora about new England manager Roy Hodgson, the defender has revealed in an interview with The Sun.Zamora played at Fulham under Hodgson, who was this week placed in charge of the national team despite Harry Redknapp being the odds-on favourite for the job.Former England captain Terry said: “I always thought Roy Hodgson was a genuine candidate and I was surprised no one really mentioned him.“Clearly all the hype was for Harry Redknapp but the FA have taken their time to appoint the right man to lead us to success and I think this is a great appointment.Zamora was a key player for Hodgson at Fulham.“I spoke to Bobby Zamora who worked with him at Fulham and he always spoke highly about Roy.”Terry also insisted that he would have no problem playing alongside Rio Ferdinand at the European Championships this summer.There has been speculation about whether the pair will line up together for England given that Chelsea skipper Terry has been accused of racially abusing Ferdinand’s brother Anton when the Blues played QPR in October.But Terry stated: “I don’t have an issue playing with anyone and never have done. I don’t pick and choose who plays for England and if I’m selected to play it won’t become an issue either.”Click here for the QPR v Stoke quizFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Farmers do business with a huge corporation

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest There is no doubt that farmers are becoming more productive and that is because they are doing big business with a big company.With this one humongous company’s help, farmers are more efficient. This company helps farmers grow a bigger crop and do it on fewer acres with fewer chemicals and limited trips over the field.Farmers pay loads of money to have these products as part of their operation. It helps them better manage what they do and it keeps track of everyone around them to make their system work as a whole.It may sound like this company and their products are making our world better, but some critics would say this company and what they are selling to farmers will lead to this world’s demise. Does this big corporation force their products on farmers and punish them for not using what they have to offer? It might be a good idea to ask the same question back to you and many of your friends and neighbors too, because the company I am referring to is Apple.Apple’s iPhones, iPods, iPads and Macbooks downloaded with farm-savvy apps are used by many farmers everyday to make their farms a little more sustainable, and yes, a little more profitable. As you consider why you also use awesome technology from a major conglomerate, think about why a farmer would use beneficial agriculture technology, like treated seeds and products for pests and diseases on their farms.Newer, greater technologies that today’s society utilizes to better ourselves, what we do and how we do it are being developed every day and are adopted in quick fashion in fear of missing out on “the next best thing.” If you expect a farmer to be successful with yesterday’s practices, technologies and products, I suggest digging out the old “flip-phone” for a day to see if you can be as productive and efficient as you are with your smartphone or tablet.last_img read more

Bulletproof Vest Saves Cop’s Life

first_imgStory Highlights Twenty-seven-year-old police constable Craig Kyle* is expressing gratitude for the upgraded ballistic vests provided to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) one of which saved his life during a police operation last July.“I have to say that I am truly grateful to the Government for (these) provisions,” Constable Kyle tells JIS News.The vests are of a different make and model than those previously used by members of the force, fitting closer and covering a larger portion of the upper body.The one being worn by Kyle was able to effectively absorb the impact of a bullet, one of several fired at him, protecting him from serious injury and even death, during the police operation on July 22, 2017 to apprehend wanted Hanover man, Sadan Mullings.Mullings, otherwise known as ‘Saddam’, was wanted for at least 15 murders in the western parishes of the island, including the reported murder of four people at a cookshop in Bath, Westmoreland, on March 18 last year.Recounting the events leading up to the shooting, Constable Kyle recalls that he was on routine duties assigned to him by superiors early in the morning when a call came in that the wanted man was in the community of Petersfield in the parish.“I was driving, and I had three other colleagues with me. We came up on a 1989 station wagon… . We turned on the siren and signalled to the driver to pull over. The vehicle began accelerating, and we pursued and continued to signal to the driver to stop,” he says.Constable Kyle says he alerted his colleagues that the driver, identified as Sadan Mullings, was in possession of a firearm.“By the time I shouted ‘gun’, shots just started to ring out. I could see a bright light coming from the muzzle of the gun and I heard the smashing of glass and I started to feel the impact from one of the bullets (as it hit the vest),” he says.He tells JIS News that the bullet-riddled police vehicle grounded to a halt while Mr. Mullings sped off in the station wagon.The police reported that they recovered an Uzi submachine gun and a Glock pistol from that incident.Another fierce gun battle would ensue sometime after 8:00 a.m. that day, which eventually led to the fatal shooting of Mr. Mullings in the community of Whitehouse.In a JIS News interview early last month, following the ceremony to break ground for a new police station in Port Maria, then National Security Minister, Hon. Robert Montague, said his Ministry had procured 4,500 ballistic vests and 3,500 ballistic helmets, which have all been distributed to members of the JCF.“When I became Minister, the ballistic vests that the police officers used to wear were two years past their expiry date,” he noted.Mr. Montague informed that he met with Constable Kyle, who had thanked him for the vests, “because if he had not been wearing (it) the shot he had received to his chest would have been fatal.” The one being worn by Kyle was able to effectively absorb the impact of a bullet, one of several fired at him, protecting him from serious injury and even death, during the police operation on July 22, 2017 to apprehend wanted Hanover man, Sadan Mullings. “I was driving, and I had three other colleagues with me. We came up on a 1989 station wagon… . We turned on the siren and signalled to the driver to pull over. The vehicle began accelerating, and we pursued and continued to signal to the driver to stop,” he says. Twenty-seven-year-old police constable Craig Kyle* is expressing gratitude for the upgraded ballistic vests provided to the Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) one of which saved his life during a police operation last July.last_img read more