GOSHEN — The pilot of a plane who died in a crash near Goshen Thursday was an auto dealership owner in Middlebury, a community booster and an aviator with a history of volunteering his aircraft to fly sick children to hospitals.,Neal Myers, 55, was killed when his plane struck a high-tension power line and went down in a field about 500 yards west of C.R. 33, between C.R. 42 and C.R. 40, east of Goshen Municipal Airport around 8:10 p.m. Thursday, Elkhart County Sheriff Jeff Siegel said.,MYERS REMEMBERED Middlebury Town Manager Mary Cripe called Friday “a sad day here in Middlebury,” as she and others grieved the loss of Myers.,Joe Caffee, president and CEO of First State Bank in Middlebury, believed Myers easily ranked as a pillar of the town.,Myers was also an avid pilot who volunteered his time and skills to transport children with illnesses to hospitals, Caffee pointed out.

Klair Bradley and Meredith Stevenson inherited one gift this year.,Muskogee restarted swimming last fall, for the first time since prior to the YMCA’s closing in 2003, due to the interest of three swimmers a year ago.,Both are among the top five seeds in two events, Bradley the 500-yard freestyle and Stevenson the 100 backstroke, and qualifiers in one other individual event each (100 breaststroke and 100 freestyle, respectively) at this weekend’s Class 6A championships in Edmond.,Both Dyer and Winn – the only one of three Rougher boys who qualified (seventh in the 200 and 100 freestyles) – were part of the original three on the restart of the sport last year.,Stevenson started out nine years ago with a local team, the Muskogee Sharks, before joining Bradley on her club team in Tulsa.

Stoutsville: Alexis Butterbaugh Lancaster: Colten Clark Millersport: Patricia Alley Carroll: Chandler Minnard Fairfield County Foundation The Fairfield County Foundation welcomed four new members to its Board of Trustees: Lynn Barboza, Eileen Competti, Suzanne Lang and Joshua Moore.,Lang is president of the Friends of Wagnalls Memorial Library in Lithopolis, a board member for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Fairfield County and has served as a member of the Central Ohio Estate Planning Council in Lancaster since 2016

Moore has a bachelor of science in sports management from Ohio University and a Master of Business Administration from Keller Graduate School of Management at DeVry University.,Moore is a member of The Ohio Association for Collegiate Admissions Counselors (OACAC), the National Association for College Admission Counseling (NACAC), Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA) and the Fairfield County College Board (FCCB).,Over 20 LU FFA members were there and met with other FFA members from schools in Fairfield County.,County and District Parliamentary Procedure CDE LU FFA members took place in this contest by running a business meeting smoothly under Robert's Rules of Order. read more

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Being an associate with Corporate Vision for over 12 years enabled me to develop & hone my corporate training knowledge, skills & experience across the culture, leadership & team development domains.,Where we aimed at developing for our clients, the mindset & behavioural changes needed to create high performing leaders & aligned executive teams in ways that were ethical, sustainable & enduring.,Successful entrepreneurs understand & leverage the power of co-creating purposeful & meaningful work, by understanding the power of mindsets in creating powerful & constructive messages that engage & enrol people in change processes.,Finally, my fascination with power & role of mindsets in change processes led me to play even more deeply in the transformational leadership, team coaching & organisational culture development space.,Watch out for my third & final blog in this series – the next ten years 2008-2018 & the continuing entrepreneurship journey & my next re-invention, through the creation of ImagineNation™ & my next 3 major learning’s as a female entrepreneur. read more

Schools appear to have come up with a variety of plans for children.At Third Street Elementary, the principal told parents in an email that the youngest students will remain in their classrooms, but first- and second-graders will be in the auditorium, while students in third through fifth grades will work in large grade-alike groups under the lunch pavilion area throughout the day.,He asked parents to send their children to school with their district-issued laptops, as well as earbuds, a pen or pencil and a book to read of their choice if they finish their work early.At Walter Reed Middle School in Studio City, kids will have three subjects during the strike: math, English and physical education, according to a letter sent to parents.,But during the strike, kids may go without.Though the union has asked for parents and children to join teachers on the picket line, it has also repeatedly acknowledged that it understands many parents cannot afford to keep their children out of school.Parents also rely on after-school programs to keep their kids safe until they are off work.,They include large campuses such as Carson High School, which has about 1,500 students, and the Koreatown Robert F. Kennedy complex, which houses six schools.SEIU members who remain will report any problems they see to their union, said SEIU Local 99 President Max Arias.,Students who have otherwise good attendance are not likely to be impacted if they miss school during a strike, said Pia Escudero, executive director of student health and human services for L.A. Unified.An attendance requirement to graduate is not part of the districts policy, and student absences during work stoppage will not impact graduation, she said.The city is also preparing for an influx of young people with additional staffing at libraries and recreation centers, and free Metro rides for LAUSD students with IDs.The Los Angeles Zoo will give LAUSD students free admission on strike days, and museums around the city, including the Natural History Museum, the Museum of Contemporary Art and the La Brea Tar Pits, also will not charge them admission.Many parents are planning to take their kids out on the picket lines.

On Friday, students at Willard Elementary School in Berlin were captivated during his speech.,In high school, Stevens became a star football player in Arizona.,“I’ve never felt disabled and I want you guys to understand that you can do anything in life if you put your mind to it,” Stevens told the students.,Stevens turns 53-years-old on Saturday, he's the father of three boys, lives in Manchester, helps young people with disabilities in sports, and is a reporter for the Disability Channel.,The lessons that Stevens spoke about don't stop at the elementary school.

Sherrie Page was unanimously re-elected chair of the Orange County School Board at the board’s first meeting of the new year.,At the meeting Monday, Page told school administrators and fellow board members, “I look forward to another good year—a challenging year.”,Now that the much-anticipated track renovation project is nearly finished at Orange County High School (OCHS), she would like to see work begin on a new wing at the high school that would provide additional classroom space.,She said renovation of the high school’s fitness room was “near and dear” to the heart of Judy Carter, the District 3 school board representative, and Page’s close friend, who died of cancer last year.,Last year, the facility in the high school’s old gym was renamed in honor of the late Paul Sizemore, a popular OCHS teacher and successful coach of multiple sports who served the school system for 30 years.

— An officer responded to a two-vehicle crash on North Lincoln Avenue at East State Street at 1:51 p.m. Thursday in which a southbound vehicle struck the rear of another vehicle stopped at the traffic light.,— Police responded to a 2800 block East State Street business at 5:57 p.m. Thursday in reference to an irate customer and found a woman who admitted yelling at an employee regarding service to her mother.,— Officers responded to a 100 block North Ellsworth Avenue business at 6:04 p.m. Thursday in reference to a possible domestic dispute between a man and woman and found both individuals outside the business.,— Ruth A. Evans, 76, Salem, was cited for failure to control following a two-vehicle crash on South Broadway Avenue near East Wilson Street at 8:44 p.m. Thursday in which she was northbound and struck a legally parked vehicle.,— At approximately 8:22 a.m. Dec. 29, officers responded to the 200 block of Glenwood Avenue in East Palestine to assist the East Palestine Police Department with a domestic dispute complaint.

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SANTA ANA (CBSLA) — Police say two people were found dead under suspicious circumstances after a house fire amid windy conditions late Tuesday morning.,Santa Ana police confirmed two people and one cat at the home were killed, but did not specify a cause of death.,Santa Ana police later confirmed arson investigators considered the circumstances surrounding the fire and two deaths to be suspicious, and that detectives were on scene.,(Credit: CBSLA) read more

He was well known in the region for his love of baseball and his coaching abilities, serving for 12 years as the pitching coach for the University of Virginia baseball team, head coach of the Staunton Braves of the Valley Baseball League and the Miller School, where he led the team to a state championship in 2006.,Snook taught government and psychology at Lane and Charlottesville High schools from 1972 to 1980 and was very active in city politics, social organizations and civil rights efforts.,He taught in the Department of Pediatrics at the UVa Medical School and served for 10 years as its chairman.,The Orange County High School football standout was working out in a non-contact drill with the University of Maine football team when he told a coach he felt like he was going to pass out.,She served on the Orange County School Board for 21 years, 10 as board chairwoman.