Hall County, Georgia, sheriff’s deputy shot dead, manhunt underway

first_imgHall County Sheriff(ATLANTA) — A manhunt is underway in Georgia after a sheriff’s deputy was gunned down Sunday night, authorities said. The Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy, whose name has not been released, was killed after exchanging gunfire with a suspect, the Hall County Sheriff’s Office said.The deputy had been trying to stop a stolen car when he was shot, ABC Atlanta affiliate WSB-TV reported.One suspect was hit by gunfire and hospitalized in unknown condition, WSB reported. Police are now searching for the “remaining suspects,” the sheriff’s office said Monday morning.Hall County is about 60 miles outside of Atlanta. The deadly shooting prompted an outpouring of condolences from law enforcement agencies. “Our hearts are with the family, blood & blue, of the Hall County Sheriff’s Deputy who paid the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty,” officials with the Georgia Bureau of Investigation tweeted. “We thank you for your service and will continue to pray for your family, friends, and the Hall County Sheriff’s Office.”Anyone with information is asked to call 770-533-7693.Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

Martin Leads Lady Crusaders Past Eagles

first_imgELLSWORTH — Paige Martin opened the first period with three consecutive three-pointers for John Bapst as the Crusaders took charge en route to a 56-24 win over the Ellsworth Eagles on Saturday.Taylor White of the Ellsworth Eagles drives past a John Bapst defender in action.—HUGH BOWDENELLSWORTH — Paige Martin opened the first period with three consecutive three-pointers for John Bapst as the Crusaders took charge en route to a 56-24 win over the Ellsworth Eagles on Saturday.Sam McGuire scored eight points to lead Ellsworth.It was the 11th loss in 12 outings for the Eagles.For more sports news, pick up a copy of The Ellsworth American. This is placeholder textThis is placeholder text Hancock County Court News Nov. 3 thorugh Dec. 11 – January 22, 2015 admin Latest Posts Bio House fire in Winter Harbor – October 27, 2014 State budget vs. job creation – January 22, 2015 Latest posts by admin (see all)last_img read more

India pull out of Sri Lanka tour over COVID-19 fears

first_imgBy Amlan ChakrabortyNEW DELHI (Reuters) – India have postponed their limited-overs tour of Sri Lanka scheduled later this month over COVID-19 fears, cricket boards of both the countries said on Thursday.Virat Kohli and his men were scheduled to play three one-day matches and an equal number of Twenty20 internationals but the Indian board (BCCI) has informed Sri Lanka Cricket that the tour “will not be feasible”.The Indian cricketers, who have not even started training, will follow advice from the Indian government health regulatory authorities before resuming cricket, the SLC has been told.BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal said India remained committed to the Future Tours Programme (FTP) and would tour Sri Lanka at a more opportune time.“We’re committed to FTP, but given the current situation, it’s not possible for the team to travel, it’s not safe,” Dhumal told Reuters by telephone.“So we’ll see whenever there is an opportunity, we’ll try and make up for this series.”A select group of 13 Sri Lankan cricketers are currently undergoing a 12-day residential training camp at the Colombo Cricket Club.last_img read more

David Bruce Parks, 72, Grandview, Mo: July 8, 1940 – Feb. 21, 2013

first_imgDavid ParksDavid Bruce Parks, 72, of Grandview, MO. has changed his address effective February 21, 2013. He has given up his diseased body for one that is whole and pain free, and is now residing with the Lord Jesus, Our Healer.David was born July 8, 1940, in Elk City, OK. to Claude D. and Texie Blanche Parks, who, along with his brother Claude Estes Parks and sister Corrine Barnes, preceded him in death.He grew up in Borger, TX. and Manter, KS. Upon graduating in 1957 from Manter, KS. High School, he went to Texas Tech in Lubbock, TX.He married Ruby Nell Cook on November 18, 1961 in Pampa, TX. She also has resided with the Lord since October 13, 2005.He eventually returned to Perryton, TX. to help run the family business, Parks’ Food Store where together, he and Ruby began their family. In 1968, David and Ruby moved themselves and their children to Liberal, KS. where David worked for Ideal Foods as a butcher, then drove for National Carriers for many years. He was finally able to do what he longed to do, and that was to be an electrical engineer and designer. He started this career with Foster Design and Northern Natural Gas in 1979, and finished his last design job with Pratt and Whitney in 2010.David was well known as a “Guitar Man”. He played many dances in the Perryton, TX. and Liberal, KS. area. After being saved by the Lord, he played for many years at Faith Tabernacle of Liberal, KS. When the family moved in 1983 to Oswego, KS. and lastly to Grandview, MO., he continued playing at home and never stopped until the very end of his earthly life. His family is certain that he is playing for the Lord in Heaven.Together, David and Ruby loved and raised 5 children.He is survived by those children: Cindy Gillispie and husband Billy of Stilwell, OK., Kim Wells and husband Rick of Wellington, KS., Shirley Wolford of Liberal, KS., Darryl Parks of Liberty, MO., and Aaron Parks of Grandview, MO.David is also survived by 15 grandchildren, Brandi Goans, Tiffani Duran, Jillian Nelson, Rebeccah Nelson, James King, Sierra Bales, Andrea King, Misty Wells, Ammie Wells, Alissia Garcia, Andrew Wolford, Carlie Parks, Brannon Parks, and Kyle Gannaway.He was preceded in death by his grandson, Scott Wolford, on September 24, 1987.He had 23 great grandchildren and one great-great grand daughter.He is also survived by his sister, Cletta Stall, of Amarillo, TX., as well as many nieces and nephews.He will be greatly missed by his family and friends, but we are comforted by the blessed hope of heaven and that we will be together again.Memorial services are pending and will be held at a later date at the Mt. Moriah Cemetery, Kansas City, MO.To share a memory or to leave condolences, please visit www.dayfuneralhome.info.Arrangements by Day Funeral Home & Crematory, Wellington, KS.last_img read more