AFCON 2017: Ghana beat Mali 1-0 to qualify for the last…

first_imgGhana secured their place in the quarter-finals as Asamoah Gyan’s goal was enough to beat Mali 1-0 on Saturday Gyan headed home from Jordan Ayew’s cross in the 21st minute to score his eighth goal at the Cup of Nations over six consecutive tournaments going back to 2008.With two wins from two matches in Group D, 2015 runners-up the Black Stars are certain of another appearance in the knockout stage of a tournament they have won four times.last_img

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Gross honored by Yager and Powers

first_imgSenator Ken Yager and Representative Dennis Powers presented a proclamation Thursday morning to Campbell County Sheriff’s Department SRO Brandon Gross. TOP PHOTO:  L-R CCSD Chief Deputy Jeremy Goins, SRO Brandon Gross and Sergeant Josh VannGross was recognized for his heroism by saving a La Follette Middle School student’s life earlier this school year.  Yager, at the Chamber Coffee at Hack’s Red Barn, called Gross a true Tennessee Volunteer.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 12/20/2018-5:45PM – PHOTO COURTESY OF SENATOR KEN YAGER)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img

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Law enforcement and first responders exempt from new cellphone law

first_imgLAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – For the average driver, the new state law concerning cellphones requires that  drivers are to put down  phones.  House Bill No. 164 bans drivers from using cellphones and other hand-held devices while driving in Tennessee.  However, the bill includes some exemptions.  Law enforcement and First Responders have exemptions.Section (D) of the bill does not apply to the following persons:  (1) Officers of this state or of any county, city, or town charged with the enforcement of the laws of this state, or federal law enforcement officers when in the actual discharge of their official duties;(2) Campus police officers and public safety officers, as defined by $ a9- 7-118, when in the actual discharge of their official duties;(3) Emergency medical technicians, emergency medical technicians, paramedics, and firefighters, both volunteer and career, when in the actual discharge of their official duties;(4) Emergency management agency officers of this state or of any county, city, or town, when in the actual discharge of their official duties;(5) Persons using a wireless telecommunications device to communicate with law enforcement agencies, medical providers, fire departments, or other emergency service agencies while driving a motor vehicle, if the use is necessitated by a bona fide emergency, including a natural or human occurrence that threatens human health, life, or property;(6) Employees or contractors of utility services providers acting within the scope of their employment;(7) Persons who are lawfully stopped or parked in their motor vehicles or who lawfully leave standing their motor vehicles.Read the entire bill HERE.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/07/2019-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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