Otis Walston, 75

Posted On Sep 24 2020 by

first_imgOtis D. Walston, 75, of Rexville passed away at 3am, Sunday, March 26, 2017 at his home. He was born near Patriot in Switzerland County on July 8, 1941 the son of James V. and Gladys Beach Walston. Survivors include five brothers William Walston of Rexville, John (Linda) Walston of New Marion, Ernest (Debbie) Walston and Kenneth (Elaine) Walston both of Versailles, and Russell Walston of Rexville; ten sisters Rose Moody and Essie Walston both of Madison, Mary Leach of Holton, Dorothy (Louis) Kieffer of Osgood, Alta (Nelson) Harmeyer of Greensburg, Edith (Ray) Gunter of Holton, Ethel (Kenneth, Jr.) Bush of Rexville, Margaret Glenn of North Vernon, Lelah (Ernest) Bush of Versailles, and Betty (Michael) Meyer of Benham; 35 nieces and nephews, 58 great-nieces and nephews, and 3 great-great-nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother James V. Walston, Jr. Mr. Walston was a farmer in the Rexville area for several years and retired after 33 years as a bus driver for the South Ripley School Corporation. It is estimated that he would have bussed over 1500 children to school during his tenure with the South Ripley Schools. Otis enjoyed wood working, fishing, bowling, and going to auctions. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 30th at 11am at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles with Pastor Tommy Beatley officiating. Burial will be in the West Fork Cemetery near Rexville. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5pm to 7pm. Memorials may be given to the donor’s choice.last_img read more

Disney World now accepting reservations

Posted On Sep 20 2020 by

first_imgDisney World has now made reservations for it’s hotels available online.The theme park originally stopped taking reservations in March during the thick of the Coronavirus pandemic.Despite the company allowing guest to make reservations in July, they have yet to publically announce when the theme park will actually reopen.Disney’s Chief Medical Officer Dr. Pamela Hymel has, however, written a blog stating that park plans to do a phased reopening in some areas, possibly opening restaurants and retail shops before they open the actual park.It was also said that once the park does reopen, it will only operate at %50 of it’s capacity once reopened.Shanghai Disneyland is the only Disney park that is currently open. It received the greenlight to open on Monday with social distancing practices in place. Guest are expected to have their temperature checked before they enter the park, wear face mask, and practice proper distancing from other groups.The opening could possibly serve as a model for other parks and areas that generally draw large crowds of people.last_img read more

ICC World Cup FACT CHECK: Did THIS cameraman break down after MS Dhoni’s dismissal in semifinal?

Posted On Sep 19 2020 by

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, ICC World Cup News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. Iraqi sports photographer Mohammed AL Azzawi trying to finish his work through tears after Iraq lost to Qatar in a heartbreaker. To the world soccer is a sport , to Iraqis, it’s everything.. pic.twitter.com/R7ulO5o5NR— Steven nabil (@thestevennabil) January 24, 2019We also found that a tweet of journalist Steven Nabil, according to which the man in the viral picture is an Iraqi sports photographer named Mohammed al Azzawi. Azzawi cried after Iraq lost to Qatar in the Round 16 of Asian Cup 2019.New Zealand will take on either England or Australia in the final at Lord’s on Sunday. New Delhi: Ravindra Jadeja and Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s partnership had New Zealand concerned during the World Cup semifinal clash in Manchester as the two absorbed the pressure nicely to keep India in the hunt. New Zealand reached their second successive World Cup final by defeating India by 18 runs at the Old Trafford on Wednesday. The match lasted two days due to inclement weather.Chasing a modest target of 240, India’s top order was left reeling as Matt Henry and Boult reduced the world’s number one side to 24 for four.Jadeja (77) and Dhoni’s (50) seventh-wicket partnership put India back in the game but ultimately it was Trent Boult and Henry’s new ball brilliance that proved decisive.Soon after Dhoni walked out after his dismissal, millions of his fans turned emotional as they predicted that it was his last World Cup game. Many fans took to social media to pay tributes to the former Indian skipper.An emotional post is going viral on social media claiming that even a cameraman on the ground couldn’t stop himself and cried on Dhoni’s dismissal.Here is the picture which is going viral:center_img News Nation has reverse-searched the picture and found the claim to be false. We found that the man in tears is an Iraqi photojournalist who cried after the defeat of Iraq in the AFC Asian Cup football tournament 2019.Not only this, the official Twitter handle of Asian Cup posted the viral photo in January and identified the man as an Iraqi photographer.last_img read more

Men’s soccer: Wisconsin opens Big Ten tournament play against Michigan this weekend

Posted On Sep 16 2020 by

first_imgThe University of Wisconsin men’s soccer team wants to do what most Division I athletic programs want to do every time they compete: Win the game.After losing exhibition matches against Creighton and the University of Illinois-Chicago, the squad fought to not add another pair of losses to the column, forcing ties with Tulsa and Oral Roberts. The potential exists for future outcomes to change, but it will be anything but a cake walk through Ann Arbor. Wisconsin will look to open up Big Ten play with a bang, as they clash with a Wolverines squad Friday evening that has yet to lose, and more importantly, have yet to leave campus. Five straight home games leading into conference play has the Maize and Blue quite confident going into their showdown with the Badgers. UW has maintained a strong defensive front amid the loss of Sam Brotherton, who signed with English football club Sunderland following the conclusion of last season. Senior and Illinois native Christopher Mueller has made quite the effort to fill in Brotherton’s cleats this fall.His defensive prowess has allowed for a better transition to the Wisconsin offense on the pitch. Fellow Badger defender Alex Masbruch looks to continue his comeback campaign following his devastating ACL injury that cut his season short last year. Driven by the memory of himself sitting on the sideline while his teammates fell to the hands of the Maryland Terrapins in last year’s Big Ten Championship game, Masbruch is out for revenge. Already exceeding coaches’ expectations, he will look to continue his return with a strong showing against Michigan.Men’s soccer: Big Ten play opens for Badgers against MichiganDuring the 2016 offseason, Wisconsin men’s soccer sent many of its players to the Premier Development League of the United Read…After winning their lone matchup with the Wolverines during the 2016 season 2-1, the Badgers will look to renew their dominance against Michigan with the start of 2017. Their slow start to the season should not be discouraging, for the Badgers are known for their strong starts in Big Ten play, winning their first two conference matches in each of the last two years. Such success should be replicated this year.The Badgers and the Wolverines will square up against one another Friday night at 6 p.m.. The game will be televised on BTN Plus, which students connected to campus wi-fi can watch for free.last_img read more