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Lena Delap, 98

first_imgLena Patrick Delap, 98, of Milan passed away Tuesday in her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Magoffin county Kentucky to Rilda and O.M. Patrick on April 23, 1918, and was married on April 23, 1936 to Alvin Delap who preceded her in death in April of 1987. Lena was also preceded in death by three brothers, four sisters, and parents.  She is survived by one son Robert Alvin Delap of Moores Hill; two daughters Judy Bridewell of Warsaw, Kentucky, and Linda (Andy) Barenscheer of Milan; nine grandchildren– LeAnn Wafford, Tara (Chuck) Hagy, Tina (Mark) Mazuk, Malinda (James) Jones, Susannah (Stephen) Scott, Timothy (Brittany) Barenscheer, Robert (Stacey) Delap, Jonathan Delap, David Brown, Kelly Bridewell, Tracey Bridewell.  She is also survived by sixteen great grandchildren– Patrick, Mindi, Joel, and Jeremiah Wafford; Abigail, Emma, Ellie, and Josie Hagy; Randal, Gracey, and Jacob Mazuk; Molly, Zachary, and Andrew Jones; Silas Scott, and Callen Barenscheer. She was a loving and caring mother who was dedicated to her family. She loved her picturesque country home spending endless time enjoying early mornings picking blackberries, tending to her garden, piecing quilts for her family, and preparing delicious homemade goods. Some might think this was a simple life, but to her it was everything. Blessed with a listening and sympathetic ear, and love for her family made it inviting to sit on the swing and listen to her calm and reassuring ways. It was common to receive comfort by a soft touch, tap of her hand, a soft “hello hon” or “bye sugar.” Her life was seasoned with family, and our lives were enriched by the love she has shown us. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, July 30 at 12pm at the Stratton-Karsteter Funeral Home in Versailles. Burial will follow the services at Washington Baptist Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 9am until time of services. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to Washington Baptist Cemetery in Elrod, Indiana.last_img read more

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Pellegrini hopes lessons learned

first_img Pellegrini voiced his frustration with his players after they needed to recover from 2-0 down against the Championship side in the FA Cup fourth-round tie at the Etihad Stadium. City eventually won 4-2 after a Sergio Aguero hat-trick, but Pellegrini said after the game their defending was a “disaster” and he would have liked to substitute all 11 players. Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini hopes Saturday’s scare against Watford has shaken any complacency out of his side. Pellegrini, speaking at a press conference to preview the midweek Barclays Premier League trip to Tottenham, said: “It was a good lesson – to pay attention in the right moments. “In football the difference between winning and losing is very slight. “I can’t say what they saw of me, but I think we made the correct arrangements during half-time. “I think the reaction was very important, as was the way we finished the game.” City, who remain in contention in four competitions, now turn their attention back to the league and their bid for a second title in three years. The trip to Spurs, a side pushing for Champions League qualification, marks the start of a tough spell that could prove critical in the season’s final reckoning. In February, City host Chelsea in the league and FA Cup and then take on Barcelona at home in the Champions League. The Capital One Cup final against Sunderland follows on March 2. Pellegrini said: “In the way the season continues every match will be more important. Press Association “We have a month of February where we have very important games for the Premier League, to try to continue on the top of the table with Arsenal and Chelsea. “After we have knockout games against Chelsea in the FA Cup and the first leg against Barcelona, very difficult games. “From now until the end of the season we must continue in our best form.” City thrashed Spurs 6-0 when the sides met in Manchester in November, but the Londoners have found form under new manager Tim Sherwood and have won five of their last seven. Pellegrini said: “The results say that they have improved a lot. “They have won the last four (Premier League) games. I saw the last two games they played and they are playing very well.” Pellegrini believes Spurs are still in contention for the title and has not ruled out a push by champions Manchester United, who are now outsiders but have bolstered their ranks with record signing Juan Mata. Pellegrini, speaking ahead of United’s game against Cardiff, said: “I don’t think we are just three teams involved for the title. “Tottenham, Liverpool, Everton and Manchester United continue with chances. “In football you never know. We have 48 points more to play for and if you add 48 to 37 (United’s total), it is 85, an important amount of points. “I think an important player can change a team in every game. “I am not just talking about Mata and Man United, but Man United have bought a very good player.” The trip to White Hart Lane brings City up against their former player Emmanuel Adebayor, whose game has been revived under Sherwood with three goals this month. Adebayor had been frozen out by former manager Andre Villas-Boas and left City after disagreements with Pellegrini’s predecessor Roberto Mancini. Pellegrini said: “It is always important to have a striker Adebayor in a good moment so I am sure we are going to have a very tough game against them. “It is important I know that our team will try to go there and win the game, not the history with him.” last_img read more

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How many steps does it take to do a marathon?

first_imgRetailer Declan Irwin shows no signs of stopping after completing the largest marathon in the world.Declan, of Irwin Expert Electrical, was inspired to take part in The New York City Marathon when he discovered one of his suppliers “Fitbit”, was the first-ever official fitness tracker partner of this year’s race. He successfully completed the race on November 6th in New York.Declan’s motivation to take on the challenge came from his experience selling Fitbit and Garmin Watches, this year’s most sought after Christmas gift, amongst the largest range of home electrical appliances at Irwin Expert Electrical’s showrooms in Letterkenny and Buncrana. Irwin Expert Electrical’s stock a range of fitness watches to suit all ages and active lifestyles. Declan started training for his first marathon just over two years ago and has since gained a love for all things to do with keeping fit. Declan can regularly be spotted running from Letterkenny to his home in Buncrana after a day’s work at Irwin Expert Electrical’s showroom in Letterkenny. This is his third marathon this year, which also included the Derry and Dublin marathons. All in the last 12 months he has walked The Camino de Santiago (the Way of St. James), nearly 125 miles and has climbed Beenkeragh Ridge and down Carrauntoohil.“Running two busy electrical and home appliance showrooms can be stressful, and running and taking part in healthy activities like training for marathons gives me a release from work, helps me concentrate and think of new and innovative ways to promote and introduce new fitness watches, activity trackers and a range of healthy cooking appliances such as steam ovens, air fryers and nutribullets of to our showrooms, and it seems to be a winning combination. I am planning my next trip now and hope to take part in the Amsterdam Marathon next”, says Declan.The New York City Marathon is the premier event of New York Road Runners and the largest marathon in the world. Held annually on the first Sunday of November, the race features 50,000 runners including the world’s top professional athletes and a vast range of competitive, recreational, and charity runners. Participants from more than 125 countries tour the city, starting on Staten Island at the foot of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and running through the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, Queens, and the Bronx before ending in Manhattan. More than one million spectators and thousands of volunteers line the city streets in support of the runners. The race is part of the Abbott World Marathon Majors, which features the world’s top marathons—Tokyo, Boston, London, Berlin, Chicago, and New York—and crowns the top professional male and female marathoners each year.How many steps does it take to do a marathon? was last modified: November 16th, 2016 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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

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KCCA FC hopes to maintain push for a second consecutive league and cup double when they travel to Bright Stars

first_imgKCCA will be hoping for all three points against a side that have never lost to.Azam Uganda Premier LeagueKCCA FC vs Bright StarsChampions Stadium, MwerereSaturday, 19-05-2018KCCA FC will go into Saturday’s encounter away to Bright Stars aiming to keep their dreams of another league and cup double alive.In the league, they seat second, five points behind leaders Vipers SC and are in the semi finals of the Uganda Cup.The Kasasiro Boys who won the double last season, will be oozing with confidence after a historical 2-0 win over Egyptian giants Al Alhly last time out.“We go into this game high in confidence after the win against Al Ahly on Tuesday, said KCCA assistant coach Morley Byekwaso.“Away to Bright Star, it is entirely different because they play so compact and difficult to penetrate.“All that side, we go eying maximum points because we are under some pressure being five points behind the leaders.“Three points on Saturday means that we at now only two points behind them (Vipers) so we will only need to win our remaining games and see What happens.Byekwaso is optimistic that his side will get the job done in Mwerere.About missing the trip of Julius Poloto, Mustapha Kiiza and Allan Okello who are all way with the Hippos team in Cameroon, Byekwaso had this to say.“It is not the first time we are playing minus them because I National team.“We went and won 1-0 in Jinja minus them and am confident we can do like wise on Saturday because we have the right players to fill in the gaps.KCCA are expected to welcome back midfielder Muzamir Mutyaba who missed the last game with Injury.His return is timely for the Kasasiro Boys as he slots into the team in Okello’s place.For Bright Stars, they go into the fan with a chance of moving to fifth in the log as they seat only two points behind Kirinya JSS who occupy it (5th).They will hope their captain Nelson Ssenkatuka who has scored a league high 15 goals this season can continue his good goal scoring form that saw him bag two last time out.Nelson Ssenkatuka (right) is the league top scorer with 15 goalsMatch Stats.KCCA has never lost a league game to Bright Stars in the top flight.In that period, Mike Mutebi’s charges have won seven of the nine fixtures between the two side, drawing the other two.Bright Stars has lost both of their last two games at home to KCCA by a score line of 2-1. When the two met at the start of the season, the two draw 0-0 at Lugogo.Bright Stars go into the game having not lost a single game in any of their last six games in all competitions (W3 D3).For KCCA, they have lost two of their five games in all competitions (W3).In the league, the kasasiro Boys have lost only one of their last 15 games (W9 D5).Bright Stars go into the game having lost only one game at home all season (1-0 to Maroons), winning six and drawing the other seven.For KCCA, they have won only four of their 13 away games all season (D6 L3).Comments Tags: bright starsKCCA FCmorley byekwasoNelson Ssenkatukalast_img read more