Limerick appeal to save ‘gay bull’ Benjy

first_imgWalk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Email Linkedin Surgeries and clinic cancellations extended Twitter WhatsApp Advertisement Facebook No vaccines in Limerick yet center_img Previous articleLimerick pensioners remanded on terrorism chargesNext articleInsider information Alan Jacques by Alan Jacques | [email protected] rights activist John Carmody is calling on Limerick people to help save the life of a ‘gay bull’ that is destined for slaughter because he has shown no interest in cows and has a sexual preference for other bulls.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up Animal Rights Action Network (ARAN), founded by Mr Carmody, last week responded to plans to destroy Benjy, a pedigree Charolais bull, purchased for purposes of breeding by a farmer in County Mayo.ARAN has teamed up with one of the UK’s biggest online gay magazines THEGAYUK, and the Hillside Animal Sanctuary in Norwich, to save Benjy.The group has secured a deal with the owner of the bull so the animal can live out his life in peace. THEGAYUK have also launched an online campaign to raise funds to purchase the bull and transport him from Ireland to Britain and help with the lifelong cost of keeping Benjy at the animal sanctuary.John Carmody said that Benjy’s plight is not only hitting the hearts of Irish people, but people worldwide and he has spoken to media sources from far and wide including RTE Radio One and Russia Today about the campaign.“I can’t believe how international this has gone,” said Mr Carmody.ARAN program co-ordinator Jackie Fitzgerald said that Benjy’s plight had touched hearts across the globe.“Like every other animal, Benjy should be to be free of death, pain and suffering.  We hope the people of Limerick get behind the fundraising drive to raise money to save Benjy,” she said.At the time of going to press terminally ill Simpsons co-creator Sam Simon had donated €6,250 to the cause. NewsBreaking newsLocal NewsLimerick appeal to save ‘gay bull’ BenjyBy Alan Jacques – November 18, 2014 671 Shannondoc operating but only by appointment Print TAGSAnimal Rights Action Network (ARAN)Benjyfeaturedgay bullJohn CarmodylimerickSam SimonThe Simpsons Proceedures and appointments cancelled again at UHL First Irish death from Coronavirus last_img read more

Gov’t Mule & Blackberry Smoke Cover ‘Southern Man’ And ‘Simple Man’ In Boston [Watch]

first_imgWarren Haynes is back on the road with Gov’t Mule and bringing Blackberry Smoke with him, for what they call a “Smokin’ Mule” tour. On Friday, Mule welcomed Charlie Starr and Brandon Still for a 19-minute version of Neil Young’s classic “Cortez The Killer” in Asbury Park. Last night, they hit Boston’s Blue Hills Bank Pavillion and really let the Smoke rise.With plenty of covers in Mule’s set, from The Beatles to the Grateful Dead, Haynes invited Blackberry Smoke’s Paul Jackson, Richard Turner, Charlie Starr, and Brandon Still back out to the stage for a double-man tribute, featuring Neil Young’s “Southern Man” and Lynyrd Skynyrd‘s “Simple Man”.Thanks to YouTube user susea for the close-ups:Southern ManSimple ManWarren Haynes, Gov’t Mule, and Blackberry Smoke are all heading to Peach Music Festival to play their Sunday sets.[H/T JamBase]last_img read more

2 ‘pushers’ fall in Panay buy-bust

first_imgThe minor was turned over to the Panay municipal police station’s Womenand Children Protection desk, while Arcangeles was detained in the custodialfacility of the police station. Aside from suspected shabu, a P500 marked money and cash amounting toP150 were also seized from the suspects. The 21-year-old Kenn Joy Angeles and a 17-year-old minor – bothresidents of Roxas City, Capiz – yielded the suspected illegal drugs, policesaid. ROXAS City – Nine sachets of suspected shabu were seized in a buy-bustoperation in Barangay Tanza Sur, Panay, Capiz. Kenn Joy Angeles and a 17-year-old minor sits while antidrug officers inspect items seized from them. They were nabbed in an entrapment operation in arangay Tanza Sur, Panay, Capiz on Feb. 20. center_img Personnel of the Capiz Provincial Drug Enforcement Unit and the Panaymunicipal police station staged the entrapment operation on Feb. 20. “Gin monitor naton ang ila nga movement antes gin kasa ang operation saila,” Police Captain Marvin Balmes, Panay Chief of Police told Panay News. Charges for violation of Republic Act 9165, or the comprehensiveDangerous Drugs Act of 2002 will be filed against them./PNlast_img read more

Lapped traffic is a late menace before Dennis wins Stuart’s Ron Little Memorial

first_imgJesse Dennis held off all challengers and maneuvered through lapped traffic in winning the IMCA Modified feature at Stuart Speedway’s Ron Little Memorial. (Photo by Jim Zimmerline)By Josh ReynoldsSTUART, Iowa (Sept. 22) – Lapped traffic was almost a factor in the final laps, but Jesse Dennis picked up the IMCA Modified win and $1,500 payday at Stuart Speedway’s Ron Little Memorial.Dennis had taken the lead early in Saturday’s 30-lap race with Red Monson and then Cody Laney in the second spot. Laney made a charge and got up alongside Dennis a few times but couldn’t quite get the pass completed.A couple cautions slowed the field, but each time it was Dennis, Laney and Monson at the front.At the checkered flag it was Dennis picking up the Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot-qualifying win. Laney finished second with Monson third, Richie Gustin fourth and Kelly Shryock fifth.One hundred and eighteen cars overflowed the pits for the 20th annual event.Sixth-starting Mike Nichols charged into the lead on lap two and drove to a convincing IMCA Sunoco Stock Car win ahead of Bryan Snell and Brandon Pruitt.Eric Stanton led start to finish in the IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stock feature. John Watson and Nick Foster completed the top three.Post-race disqualification of the apparent winner promoted Dusty Masolini to the top spot in the Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMod main.Devin Jones prevailed over a big field of Mach-1 Sport Compacts after working his way up front from outside row four. Second was Curtis Miller and Denny Berghahn was third.Feature ResultsModifieds – 1. Jesse Dennis; 2. Cody Laney; 3. Red Monson; 4. Richie Gustin; 5. Kelly Shryock; 6. Josh Gilman; 7. Jimmy Gustin; 8. Jeff James; 9. Jason Murray; 10. Chad Andersen; 11. Matthew Meinecke; 12. Josh Foster; 13. Russ Dickerson; 14. Taylor Musselman; 15. Randy Foote; 16. Alison Davidson; 17. Scott Bash; 18. Josh Cooper; 19. Tony Hilgenberg; 20. Ethan Dotson; 21. Todd Van Eaton; 22. Jacob Murray; 23. Nick Roberts; 24. Dylan Book.Stock Cars – 1. Mike Nichols; 2. Bryan Snell; 3. Brandon Pruitt; 4. Jay Schmidt; 5. Brian Blessington; 6. Todd Van Eaton; 7. Chris Pruitt; 8. Donavon Smith; 9. Jeremy Gettler; 10. Brock badger; 11. Adam Klocke; 12. Michael Murphy; 13. Justin Coon; 14. Steve Roberts; 15. Johnathan Kinser; 16. Chad LeGere; 17. James Carroll; 18. Larry Robinson Jr.; 19. Tony Hardisty; 20. Larry Robinson Jr.; 21. Michael Bilyeu; 22. Mark Menard; 23. Ty Hill; 24. Josh Daniels; 25. Dillon Carlisle.Hobby Stocks – 1. Eric Stanton; 2. John Watson; 3. Nick Foster; 4. Aaron Rudolph; 5. Adam Ayers; 6. Korbin Nourse; 7. Jeremy Purdy; 8. Jamie Songer; 9. Matt Tiernan; 10. Bob Daniels; 11. Chris Bates; 12. Rick Reiter; 13. Jerry Richards; 14. Tommy Beekman; 15. Gregg Anderson; 16. Jack Phillips; 17. Cody Cleghorn; 18. Tommy Killen Jr.; 19. Matthew Wahl.Northern SportMods – 1. Dusty Masolini; 2. Chase Rudolf; 3. Austin Luellen; 4. Garrett Nelson; 5. Cody Olsen; 6. Jerod Weston; 7. Ethan Braaksma; 8. Matt Webb; 9. Jake Sachau; 10. Johnathon Logue; 11. Aaron Mitchell; 12. Ryan King; 13. Hunter Longnecker; 14. Robert Moore; 15. Mitchell Morris; 16. Chance Titus; 17. Jason Beckman; 18. Tommy Hensley; 19. Dustin Lynch.Sport Compacts – 1. Devin Jones; 2. Curtis Miller; 3. Denny Berghahn; 4. John Gill; 5. Luke Benischek; 6. Cody Vandusen; 7. Dustin Grout; 8. Ashley Reuman; 9. Hunter Patrick; 10. Zak Sickles; 11. B.J. Charlson; 12. Zander Steiner; 13. Curtis Masterson; 14. Riley Paysen; 15. Austin Reuman; 16. David Kimmel; 17. Kolby Sabin; 18. Joseph Mastin; 19. Dean Richards; 20. Bruce Hower; 21. Cody Pierce; 22. Terry Hurley; 23. Cody Cleghorn; 24. Mitchell Bunch; 25. Spencer Roggentien; 26. Jake Benischek.last_img read more

Woodrow Smith February 6, 1940 – April 26, 2019

first_imgWoodrow Smith, age 79 of New Trenton, Indiana passed away Friday, April 26, 2019 in Harrison, Ohio. Born in Ogle Creek, Kentucky the son of Rev. Gayle and Hazel (Swafford) Smith.Woodrow married Nadine Broughton on December 24, 1960 in Barbourville, Kentucky. Worked as a Union carpenter for many years. Member of Smyrna Baptist Church New Trenton, Indiana.Woodrow is survived by his wife Nadine Smith of New Trenton, Indiana. Father of Sondra Smith, Danny Smith and Darrell Smith. Papaw of Stephanie, Devon, Garrett, Cameron, Morgan and Courtney. Great grandpa of Lillie, Colt and Brielle. Brother of Cloyd and Ruby Smith.Preceded in death by his parents Rev. Gayle and Hazel Smith, siblings RJ, Ethel, Honour and Chelsea Smith.Visitation will be held Wednesday, May 1, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home 215 Broadway Street Harrison, Ohio 45030. Funeral Services will be Thursday, May 2, 2019 11:00 A.M. at Smyrna Baptist Church 4047 US 52 West Harrison, Indiana 47060 with Pastor Chuck McMahan and Pastor Shawn Crisman officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Haven Cemetery Harrison, Ohio.Memorials may be directed to American Heart Association and or Smyrna Baptist Church.last_img read more