Victim named in Tyrone murder investigation

first_imgNews WhatsApp Facebook Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Twitter Google+ Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published Google+ By News Highland – January 6, 2013 Victim named in Tyrone murder investigation Twitter NPHET ‘positive’ on easing restrictions – Donnelly center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Pinterest Previous articleDeputy McConalogue calls on Minister not to cut local garda resourcesNext articleBudget meeting reconvenes in Lifford today News Highland Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Police investigating the death of a man in Tyrone have named the victim.60-year-old Aloysius Hackett was found on Friday evening, at a house on the Aghindarragh Road near Augher.A murder inquiry has been launched by police.An 18-year-old man – understood to have been the victim’s son, was arrested in relation to the death, and remains in police custody.Mr Hackett, who was a joiner, was heavily involved in his local GAA club and was also a Eucharistic minister. Facebook Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this weeklast_img read more

Senator Doherty tight lipped on a possible northern deal

first_imgNewsx Adverts Previous articleHugh Orde and Desmond Rea among those to be honoured in DerryNext articleCrucial meeting to be held on Donegal tourism News Highland Pinterest WhatsApp Twitter Facebook By News Highland – January 29, 2010 Senator Doherty tight lipped on a possible northern deal Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th Google+ Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Talks between Sinn Fein and the DUP have resumed this morning as the devolution deadline fast approachesThe parties have until this afternoon to strike a deal on the transfer of policing and justice powers.The Taoiseach and Gordon Brown will publish their own proposals for a way forward unless a compromise is reachedSenator Pearse Doherty is in Belfast as part of Sinn Fein’s Negotiating team – he refused to be drawn on whether he thinks a deal will be made but says his party is prepared to make a deal.[podcast][/podcast] Gardai continue to investigate Kilmacrennan fire 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry WhatsApp Google+ Pinterest Facebooklast_img read more

William “Bill” Wilkymacky

first_imgWilliam “Bill” S. Wilkymacky, 76, of Dillsboro passed away Wednesday, August 19, 2020.  William was born Saturday, May 13, 1944 in Cincinnati, Ohio, the son of the late Sylvester and Katherine (White) Wilkymacky.  He married Victoria Cramer on April 24, 1965.  William retired from General Motors.  He attended St. Charles Catholic Church in Milan, Indiana.  William loved to fish, work on cars, traveling, and taking care of his land.William is survived by his wife Victoria of Dillsboro, IN; his daughter Victoria (Donald) Brinkman of Carthage, OH; his son William (Rhonda) Wilkymacky of Moores Hill, IN; grandchildren Christopher and Cassie Wilkymacky; brothers Donald (Shirley) Wilkymacky and Dale (Cathy) Wilkymacky.Family and friends may gather to share and remember him 9:30 – 10:30 AM Friday, August 21, 2020 at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home in Milan.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 11 AM Friday, August 21 at St. Charles Catholic Church in Milan, 213 Ripley Street, Milan, IN 47031, with Father Santhosh Yohannan officiating.  Memorials may be given in honor of William to the St. Jude Children’s research hospital.  Burial will be held at 1:30 PM Friday at Arlington Memorial Gardens, 2145 Compton Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45231.  Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, 707 S Main Street, Box 243, Milan, IN 47031, (812) 654-2141.  Please reach out through our website at to leave an online condolence message or a memory of William for the family.  Due to the Governor’s mandate, social distancing should be observed, and masks must be worn inside the funeral home.last_img read more

Award-winning course for people with arthritis to run in Letterkenny

first_imgA six-week self-management course to help people living with arthritis will commence in Letterkenny on Wednesday 4 September.The Living Well with Arthritis course gives people with arthritis the tools and techniques to help them better manage their condition. The award-winning course will be held in Station House Hotel, Letterkenny and costs €35 for the six weeks.A discounted rate is available for medical card holders. Classes run on Wednesdays from 7.00pm-9.30pm. The course is suitable for people with any form of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, ankylosing spondylitis, psoriatic arthritis, or related conditions like fibromyalgia or lupus.Previous participants on the course have reported that it helped decrease their pain, reduced their reliance on health professionals and medication, and improved their overall sense of well-being.Participants learn about pain and fatigue management; healthy lifestyle and the importance of healthy eating; dealing with negative emotions; and exercise techniques for weak and damaged joints.Bronwen Maher, Services Manager, Arthritis Ireland, said: “This programme was developed by Stanford University and has been proven to be an essential part of effective arthritis treatment. After completing the course, people are able to do things that they couldn’t before, they experience improvements in their mobility, mood and in their quality of life.” A previous course participant commented: “While my friends and family support me, I don’t think they really understand what it’s like to live with a chronic illness. Many of the people who attended the course will tell you they didn’t require support, myself included. What we did need was the skills to manage living with a chronic illness.”Developed by Stanford University, some 6,500 people have successfully completed the Living Well with Arthritis course since it was introduced here in 2006 by Arthritis Ireland.Places are limited on the course. To book, visit the Arthritis Ireland website,, phone 01 647 0206 or email [email protected] course for people with arthritis to run in Letterkenny was last modified: August 18th, 2019 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) Tags:Arthritis courseArthritis Irelandlast_img read more

Opinion Adrian Petersons downfall a sad sight

Adrian Peterson of the Minnesota Vikings walks on the field on a rainy day during the team’s training camp on July 27 at Minnesota State University in Mankato, Minn.Credit: Courtesy of MCTA perfect public image often can  be manufactured, but beneath all the smiles might be something much darker.In the case of Adrian Peterson, a star running back for the Minnesota Vikings, the darkness has begun to rise to the top. Peterson’s personal life has been splattered all over major media outlets in recent weeks.On Sept. 12, Peterson was indicted in Montgomery County, Texas, on charges of reckless or negligent injury to a child. The case stemmed from an incident where Peterson disciplined his son by hitting him with a branch known as a switch.Whether or not you agree with his idea of parenting and discipline, it’s clear Peterson has a different persona than the one conveyed to the country throughout the first seven years of his professional football career.A stand-out high school football player in Palestine, Texas, Peterson entered his freshman season at Oklahoma with a lot of hype and anticipation. He lived up to it, gaining 1,925 yards on the ground en route to a second-place finish in the Heisman Trophy race in 2004.Peterson was a sensation coming out of college. His strong handshake became almost as famous as his infectious smile. When he was drafted by Minnesota seventh overall in 2007, he brought a work ethic to the team worthy of his nickname “All Day.”All the while, Peterson seems to have lived a much different life when away from the field and the cameras.The running back has fathered six children by six different women, according to the Minneapolis Star Tribune. The same article said Peterson used a credit card from his charity organization All Day Inc. to fund a “night of drinking, arguing, and sex” that involved a minor and four women.Peterson’s behavior can only be explained in his upbringing and his quick rise to fame. Under the microscope of national attention, it’s only natural for a young athlete to make mistakes. These mistakes seem unfathomable, but we must not judge all things we cannot understand.Peterson grew up in a Southern household with strict guidelines. According to the New York Daily News, his father harshly beat him in front of 20 classmates when he was a child.But Peterson says the discipline helped him become the man he is today. There’s no wonder the Texas native has continued the cycle of abuse, he went through it when he was young, so he believes the method works.As for his other off-the-field escapades, Peterson is not too different than many young athletes who come into a lot of money and fame at an incredibly young age. He slipped up and made some tough decisions, which he has had to live with.He was likely too immature to start a nonprofit company and didn’t have the right people in his corner helping him run the organization. He proved his immaturity even more when he used funds from All Day Inc. for irresponsible causes.This revelation shouldn’t be surprising. ESPN’s “Outside The Lines” reported in March 2013 that athlete charities often lack standards and efficient use of money.Peterson is just another athlete caught in a ring of lies and scandal. Now he has to live with the entire country knowing his deepest and darkest secrets. He has to live with his personal life being judged on a daily basis.Peterson’s child abuse trial likely won’t begin before the end of the 2014 season. He would probably like to continue playing for the Vikings, but he could face an NFL ban even if cleared of charges, according to ESPN.More than 2,000 carries and more than 10,000 yards of production seems like a distant memory at this point. It’s unlikely we’ll ever see the same “All Day” running rampant in an NFL backfield again. And that’s sad. read more

In This Issue   Gold soars then backs off

first_imgIn This Issue. *  Gold soars, then backs off. *  Currencies back off gains from Thursday. *  Eurozone awaits LTRO repayment announcement. *  Olsen does his best John Connally. And Now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts. Gold Shorts Get Squeezed Out!  Good Day! .  And a Happy Friday to one and all! I can tell already that this is to become a Fantastico Friday, for I went through all the traffic lights on green this morning on my way to work, and I’ve had no issues with my stomach this morning, or overnight! YAHOO! That all calls for everyone to take the day off, right? No Wait, Chuck! You can’t do that! Well, I can do anything I want to do! So there! See? This is going to be an interesting Pfennig, as I’m already arguing with myself! HA! Well, yesterday morning, I told you about how Janet Yellen’s dovish comments after the FOMC meeting had deep sixed the dollar, and that scenario played all day long, with the star performer on the day. get ready for this. are you ready? Yes I’m ready, (sorry Barbara Mason) well, it was Gold! Holy rallying metal Batman! It has been a very long time since we could talk about Gold being the star performer on a day. But that’s what we had on our Tub Thumpin’ Thursday. Gold was not up $10, not $20, not $30, but more than $40 as it traded as high as $1,322 on the day! (started the day at $1,281).  Let me tell you what happened here, and then we can makes some sense out of what is happening to Gold’s price this morning.  Apparently short positions in Gold were building  to a levels not seen before, and after Yellen talked about interest rates remaining at current levels, Gold started to rally. And soon, the price was rising faster than a speeding bullet, because, those short positions were having to be closed out (at losses I must add, with a smile on my face!) and soon, the price of Gold was a moon shot on the day.  So, was it all a “fundamentals” rally? No. And therefore, the price of Gold was subject to be reduced today, given thoughts that the rally had gone too far..  You see, with all those short positions having to be closed out, it allowed Gold to rally further on false pretenses. Sure, I think Gold should be trading much higher than its current price, but yesterday’s rally was short position covering, and nothing more. So, Gold is weaker this morning from yesterday’s high of $1,322 by $10, as I write. The rest of the currencies are all trying to make some hay this morning, but finding that they are not on terra firma to do so at this time. So, the dollar gets to end the week with a bit of a respite, after yesterday’s bloodletting. The only thing on any country’s docket today, happens in Canada, where May CPI (consumer inflation) and April Retail Sales will print. The Canadian dollar / loonie is flat this morning, after a nice gain was added to its price yesterday, ahead of the data prints. I would suspect that April Retail Sales should rebound after a sickly looking March report.  And CPI should show consumer inflation on a year on year basis up 1.5%… Nothing there to push the Bank of Canada (BOC) to even think about hiking rates, so the loonie will have to get any love it gets today from the stale Retail Sales report. And I think it will. The euro is barely holding on to the 1.36 handle this morning, as we await the latest report on the LTRO repayments. Recall, that LTRO stands for Long Term Refinancing Operation, and it was short term loans made to Eurozone banks to help shore them up. Well, the Eurozone banks, have been repaying the LTRO loans, and each week, the European Central Bank (ECB) announces how much was repaid. If the amount is large (greater than 5 Billion euro) than the euro should regain some strength, if the amount is smaller than last week’s 3.7 Billion euro, the euro would probably lose the 1.36 figure today. The IMF had some things to say about the Eurozone economy. I always like to point out what the IMF has to say, because they usually end up being wrong!  The IMF thinks the Eurozone needs bond buying.  Well, if the IMF is saying that, then I sure hope European Central Bank (ECB) President Draghi, ignores them! The Chinese renminbi saw another appreciation last night. Which was interesting, because recently whenever China announces some data, which is normally pretty good, the Peoples Bank of China (PBOC) weakens the currency, because the markets would normally think that good data means appreciation in the renminbi/ yuan.  So, what was the data that I’m referring to? Well, under the category of scary stuff. For the third straight month, China cut their U.S. debt holdings. That’s according to a story in China Daily.  Let’s go to the tape to see what’s up here.  “China, the largest foreign holder of US Treasuries, held $1.26 trillion in US debt as of April, down $8.9 billion from the previous month and below the $1.27 trillion mark for the first time since August 2013, the US Treasury Department said Monday in a monthly report. China’s holdings hit a high of $1.317 trillion in November.” – China Daily Uh-oh! But, you can’t say that I didn’t warn you years ago that eventually we could see this happen!  People used to tell me all time that I was crazier than a loon, that China couldn’t sell their Treasuries, for it would cause them to lose money on all their holdings. And I would explain that I was not calling for them to sell their Treasuries, but rather to allow them to mature, and not replace all of them, a little at a time, as to not highlight what they were doing. I guess China Daily is now highlighting what they are doing. Yesterday, I told you about the mess in Norway, and how the Norges Bank had thrown the krone under the bus. Well, now there are comments from Norges Bank Gov. Olsen, who said that he had a willingness to tolerate more weakness in the krone.. UGH!  He said something to the tune of: The krone’s weakness will add to inflation, and “it will be close to target” (Norges Bank’s inflation target is 2.5%) and “the impact (of a weaker krone) would have to be very, very strong before we end up being concerned.” So, basically, Olsen is giving us the John Connally speech from the 70’s, when he told the world, “The dollar’s our currency, but your problem”.   How many of you remember the former Secretary of the Treasury telling a group of European finance ministers that were worried about the weakening dollar after President Nixon had closed the Gold window and thus the dollar’s Gold backing, that famous line?   You know, I’ve said this before, and last week I even gave you a snippet of Fred Sheehan’s new book, in which he talked about former Fed Chairman, William McChesney Martin’s fight with Inflationists. But what I’m getting at here is that these Central Banks are like little boys playing with fire, with their attempts to boost inflation. Let’s hope these Central Banks don’t set the woods on fire! But I’m afraid that’s exactly what they are going to do. And before we know it, inflation will be soaring, and there will be no Paul Volcker to slay the inflation dragon this time. A dear reader sent me a link to an article from MarketWatch by Rex Nutting, saying that anyone that doesn’t believe CPI is delusional, and that John Williams of is the “dean of deniers”   The writer, doesn’t believe there’s inflation out there folks. He even made fun of my good friend, Dennis Miller’s, readers who said their inflation rate averaged 8%…  Well, I don’t know who Rex Nutting is, but I do know who David Rosenberg is, and I prefer to think what he has to say carries more weight. And looky there! It’s David Rosenberg giving us some of his thoughts on inflation. Talk about a co-inky-dink!  Here’s David. “Whether you are bullish, bearish or agnostic on equity markets, there is no greater complacency out there today than the outlook for inflation. It may have spent a long time in a coma, but it’s far from dead. If you don’t see inflation, then you have been focused on hedonically-adjusted consumer price data: the markets for assets and commodities tell a different tale.” – David Rosenberg. The Aussie dollar (A$) and New Zealand dollar / kiwi, have both given up the lofty figures they held earlier this week. The A$ has fallen below 94-cents, and kiwi has fallen below 87-cents. The A$’s run up to 94-cents has been nothing short of amazing, but I would think that given what we now know is on the mind of the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) (we talked about this earlier this week), that the A$’s will have to scrounge for crumbs of gains left on the floor by kiwi going forward, until something different pops up in Australia. But kiwi is a different story, for here, interest rates have risen 3 times this year, and I still believe that there will be one more rate hike from the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ). and the build up to that should keep kiwi “in the game” and not scrounging for crumbs of gains left on the floor. British pound sterling is flat this morning after rising as high as 1.7050 yesterday.  the 1.70 handle is light years away from the lofty levels of 2007, when it traded around 2.11. But 1.70 is also a far cry from the lows of January 2009, when it traded down to 1.35. YIKES!  So, I just tell you this stuff to help you keep perspective on the currency moves. I think the pound has more upward movement in its future, but we’ll have to be ready to move out to the country once the shine is off pound sterling. Well, things are unwinding as I write this morning. Now Gold is down $11, and the euro has slipped below 1.36. So, stay tuned, same Bat Time, same Bat Channel, for more news on what’s going this morning. HA! The U.S. Data Cupboard is bare today. That’s right nothing, nada, nil, zero, a big fat goose egg, zilch! But yesterday had a report that flew under the radar. U.S. Leading Indicators, which are exactly what they say they are, printed slower than expected and last month’s print we revised downward. So, once again, the lofty prognostications for the economy have to be scaled back. We also had The Weekly Jobless Claims fall 6,000 to 312,000, nothing to shout about. I already talked about Gold this morning. But thought I would take a minute to talk about the other metals, like Platinum and Palladium. These two are getting whacked this morning as well. Remember earlier in the week when I told you how the miner’s strike in S. Africa had ended, but the miners were still not back to work? I saw an article the other day that said it might take two more weeks before they went back to work. That’s another two weeks of supply problems, and these two are getting whacked?  Riddle me this Batman. For What It’s Worth. In my search of the site, I found what I was looking for. Another article by the great Richard Russell. Today, Richard is talking about the Fed, QE, Gold, the dollar and more!  So take it away you have the floor, Richard! “I haven’t been listening, but Janet Yellen is being grilled again by Congress. And here is her chance to suggest a continuation of QE. Actually, she intimates that nothing will change. I still can’t believe that the Fed will shut down QE in a few months. The stock market is obviously aware of this, but has chosen, so far, to ignore it. The choices ahead are — the Fed will continue QE, or at some juncture ahead, all the smart boys will all rush for the exits at the same time. How this will all work out is a mystery to me. I’m just as happy to be out of common stocks and in the precious metals. Another question — what’s holding the dollar up? This is a market full of mysteries and at the same time, exhibiting extremely low volatility. As I’ve said so many times before, after the calm comes the storm. Gad, I think I’m ready for another glass of buttermilk. As I write an hour before the close, gold is up $41. This puts gold above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. This should start squeezing the gold shorts. The bear market in gold is over, and gold again is in a bull market.” – Richard Russell Chuck again. Well, he was right, the move yesterday did squeeze the shorts, as I explained above, but In my opinion, Gold has to hold on to these gains, and it’s not doing a very good job of that this morning. To recap. The dollar bashing went on throughout Thursday, but as of the morning’s sessions, the pain has been forgotten, and the a dollar rebound is on the table to end the week. Gold gained $41 yesterday, but is giving back $11 this morning. Gold short positions got squeezed out, which was responsible for the bulk of gains, which isn’t a strong fundamental, but important to Gold’s chances to shake out of the doldrums. The euro slipped below 1.36 this morning as we await the LTRO repayment amounts. Currencies today 6/20/14. American Style: A$ .9395, kiwi .8695, C$ .9240, euro 1.3590, sterling 1.7040, Swiss $1.1165, . European Style: rand 10.6910, krone 6.1420, SEK 6.7295, forint 224.80, zloty 3.0595, koruna 20.1920, RUB 34.36, yen 102.05, sing 1.2500, HKD 7.7510, INR 60.18, China 6.1524, pesos 13.02, BRL 2.2265, Dollar Index 80.40, Oil $106.41, 10-year 2.63%, Silver $20.68, Platinum $1,456.28, Palladium $826.25, and Gold. $1,309.66 That’s it for today. I knew I shouldn’t have said the other day that the Cardinals had finally found their lost bats, because since then they haven’t hit a lick. the Chuck kiss of death was placed on their bats! UGH! The World Cup is beginning to get interesting. Spain was already sent home! WOW! And England is warming up the plane. My team (besides the USA), Argentina plays tomorrow. Alex is gone for the weekend, I’m home alone. I think I’ll survive, Christine.. Our little Christine and Jen always think that us men can’t make it at home for any amount of time alone. HA!  The College Baseball World Series is going on, when oldest son Andrew was young, we used to be glued to the TV watching these games. Back then not every Cardinals game was on TV.. It’s exciting baseball, you should check it out! The Doobie Brothers (before Michael McDonald) were playing: Natural Thing when I turned on the IPod this morning. I love the songs from that album: The Captain & Me.  And that brings me to the end of the line, it’s a good place to get off the bus, so I hope you have a Fantastico Friday and Wonderful Weekend! Chuck Butler President EverBank World Marketslast_img read more