20 pangolins rescued in Palawan

first_imgPangolins are included in theInternational Union for Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Species. The suspect will face charges inviolation of Republic Act No. 9147, or Wildlife Resources Conservation andProtection Act. (ABS-CBN News) “Ang sistema nila is kinokolekta ‘yan.Kapag marami na, ready for shipment na, saka ‘yan dadaanan.Ibi-biyahe through bangka,” said Jovic Fabello, spokesperson ofPalawan Council for Sustainable Development. He added that it is possible that thepangolins came from different parts of Palawan so they freed them after theyhave ensured the good condition of the animals. AROUND 20 pangolins were rescued from awildfire trafficker in Palawan’s El Nido town.center_img Authorities have rescued around 20 pangolins in Palawan’s El Nido town. DENR After an investigation, authoritiesconducted a raid in Barangay Pasadeña where the pangolins are being kept by a33-year-old man.  For the record, there are only eightspecies of pangolin in the world and one is present in the Philippines,specifically in Palawan.  last_img read more

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Nora Lee Montgomery March 20, 1925 – May 7, 2019

first_imgNora L. Montgomery, age 94 of Harrison, Ohio passed away Tuesday, May 7, 2019 in Canal Winchester, Ohio. Born March 20, 1925 in Dale, Indiana the daughter of Christopher and Mary (Leathco) Stone.Nora graduated from Spencer County High School, worked for US Shoe Company for over 45 years. Married Henry Montgomery November 15, 1941. Member of First Presbyterian Church in Harrison for 77 years and Marvin Chapter OES #376.Nora is survived by her sister Jan Gorsuch of Tavares, Florida. Aunt of Jeff (Diane) Stone, Crystal (Terry) Garrett, Deborah (Steve Marshall) Brown, Robert (Joanna) Gorsuch, Ronald Otto, Kenneth (Carol) Otto, Richard Gorsuch and Christie (Chuck) Spicer. Also survived by many great nieces and nephews.Preceded in death by her parents, Christopher and Mary Stone, husband Henry Montgomery and siblings Glendyl Stone, Ronald Otto and Ida Irwin.Visitation will be Friday, May 10, 2019 from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. followed by Eastern Star service at 7:00 P.M. at Jackman Hensley Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 A.M. at First Presbyterian Church Harrison with Rev. Dr. Joshua Long officiating. Burial will follow at Glen Haven Cemetery Harrison, Ohio.Memorials may be directed to First Presbyterian Church Harrison c/o the funeral home.last_img read more

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Batesville garbage collection dates altered

first_imgBatesville, IN—Batesville residents with Rumpke Garbage service on Fridays will be delayed by one day in observance of the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.  Holiday collection dates for residents located north of Pearl Street will see NO DATE CHANGE, as it remains on Tuesday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 31.  Residents living south of Pearl Street will have a CHANGE in their garbage collected on Saturday, December 28 and Saturday, January 4, 2020.Please contact the Mayor’s office at 812-933-6100 if you have any questions.last_img read more

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Cats survive Storm en route to Kootenay Volleyball title

first_img“Kudos to Selkirk for pushing us in a match that meant more to us (they had already qualified for provincial) than it might have them. I think we may have got caught being a little too confident.”The surprise of the tourney was the Salmo Falcons, which upset teams to grab the second Kootenay seed.After losing 3-0 to Sentinel, the Falcons shocked Fernie (3-1) 25-21, 25-13, 5-25, 26-24.The result dropped Fernie into fourth spot and a wild-card game against Vernon Christian.Nakusp and Kaslo’s J.V. Humphries finished tied for fifth with Grand Forks seventh, Elkford eighth, Sparwood ninth and Fernie Academy tenth.The Cats are currently ranked third in A girls provincial poll behind Kelowna Christian and Immaculata, also of Kelowna. The Mount Sentinel Wildcats tuned up for the provincial tournament later this month by capturing the Kootenay Zone Volleyball title with a three-set win over Selkirk Storm of Kimberley Saturday at the Selkirk College gymnasium in Castlegar.Mount Sentinel won the five-set match 25-19, 25-23, 25-20.The Cats now prepare to host the B.C. High School A Girl’s Volleyball Championships November 28-December 1 at Selkirk.”We were “average” — serving, typically our biggest weapon, was inconsistent all weekend,” explained Sentinel coach Joe Moreira.last_img read more

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