Yvonne Sutherlin

first_imgYvonne Sutherlin passed away peacefully on August 3, 2020.She was born on October 5, 1930, in Port Arthur, Texas and was a lifelong resident.She was preceded in death by her parents, Mary S. Aaron and Jewell C. Aaron; her younger sister, Shirley F. Williams; her loving husband of 55 years James E. Sutherlin; and her son James A. Sutherlin. Next UpYvonne graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School in 1949 and later graduated from Lamar University with an Associate’s degree in Paralegal Studies.She retired from the City of Port Arthur in 1992 with 31 years of public service as an Administrative Assistant.She was extremely involved in her community and loved to travel, bake and play the piano. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to the Museum of the Gulf Coast, 700 Procter Street, Port Arthur, TX 77640 or Friends of the Port Arthur Public Library, 3601 Cultural Center Drive, Port Arthur, TX 77640.center_img She is survived by daughter ‘Beth’ Anne Coakley (Ron) of Bedford, TX, daughter in law Lynne Lange, son David Sutherlin (Annie) of Tyler, TX; four grandchildren, Lynn Jones (Andy), Aaron Sutherlin (Molly), Erin Silmon (Keith), Kendall Sutherlin, and 6 great-grandchildren.Visitation for family and friends will be at 10:00 a.m., Friday, August 14, 2020 at First Christian Church with a memorial service to begin at 11:00 a.m. followed by the burial at Greenlawn Memorial Park.last_img read more

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Diaspora owned technology companies assisting Jamaican students

first_imgMEMBERS OF THE JAMAICA DIASPORA TECHNOLOGY TASK FORCE The Jamaica Diaspora Technology Task Force based in the United States is offering practical job experience to 12 Jamaican engineering students.The project is being facilitated under the Calico Open Source Software Development Project. The project is the responsibility of the Diaspora Technology Task Force in partnership with Jamaica’s Palisadoes Foundation.The initiative was first introduced in 2016. It matches the Jamaican students with a Diaspora mentor. Seven students benefitted last year.The task force works with the University of the West Indies Computing Society to select students each summer. The students are provided with a stipend to work on an open source software development project.The students are permitted stay in Jamaica while they work on the projects.The project was inspired by a member of the Diaspora who studied computing at the University and recognized the need for Jamaican students to gain practical experience to be relevant for the global environment.The most successful students are offered internships and jobs from Diaspora-owned companies. The jobs sometimes require the awardees to stay in Jamaica or in some cases to migrate.Applications for the project usually opens in March each year and selection takes place in May and June.last_img read more

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PVL to start with Open Conference this 2020

first_img“Naka-quarantinetayo, and ang mga teams walangtraining kasi nga bawal. Even afterthis quarantine, I think hindi rinenough ang time to train kasi teams will need at least a month ortwo para makapag-training,” he added. “We cannot say kung kailan kami makakapag-meeting dahil nga dito sa coronavirus. Lahatnga ng sports natigil din. Nakakahinayang nga rin yung UAAP.Hopefully, maging maayos na lahat bythe end of April,” Palou further said./PN PVL was expected to start on May 30.However, the government extended the enhanced community quarantine imposed inLuzon until April 30 and could make it still last longer. “Initially, May 30 sana ang openingwith the Reinforced Conference. But with our current situation with thecoronavirus, I don’t think we can proceed with that,” he said. “I’m going topropose to the team owners that we will start with the Open Conferenceinstead.” Premier Volleyball League (PVL) will start the 2020 season with its Open Conference rather than the usual Reinforced Conference. The league was scheduled to begin on May 30, but the coronavirus disease 2019 outbreak in the country halted the plan. ABS-CBN SPORTS MANILA – The Premier Volleyball League(PVL) will kick-start its fourth season with the Open Conference instead of theusual Reinforced Conference, PVL president Ricky Palou said.According to Palou, adjustments have been by the league since teams will havedifficulties flying in foreign reinforcements due to the current situation ofthe coronavirus disease 2019 in the country.“In the current situation kasi, baka ‘yung mga foreign players mag-hesitate pumunta dito and bakamahirapan na ang mga teams namakakuha ng imports,” Palou said in a statement, adding that the tournamentschedule must be adjusted.last_img read more

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Taylor arrested for domestic violence

first_imgLAFOLLETTE, TN (WLAF) – Allegations of someone kicking-in doors, ended in a trip to jail.On Sunday, Campbell County Sheriff’s Deputy Tosha Tackett went to a home on Sandy Hill Road where it was alleged that Cory William Taylor was attempting to kick doors in at the home. When Tackett arrived, she saw Taylor attempting to shove his mother down the stairs of the porch, according to a report from the Sheriff’s Department. Tackett exited her vehicle and commanded Taylor to put his hands behind his back, but he refused to do so. Tackett was able to get one cuff on his left wrist before he jerked away from her. While Tackett was struggling with Taylor to put the other cuff on his right wrist, Sgt. Mike Owens arrived, and Taylor was placed on the ground, but continued fighting, refusing to give officers his right wrist. After a brief struggle, Owens and Tackett were able to place both cuffs on the suspect.When Tackett spoke with the victim, she allegedly said Taylor had left the residence earlier with another male in a black truck and when he returned home he appeared to be intoxicated. She continued that she and Taylor had gotten into a verbal altercation due to the fact he was “high”. He then allegedly started cursing, yelling and breaking items in the home. When he finally went outside, she locked the doors to keep him out, attempting to avoid a fight. Taylor then began yelling and screaming outside the home prompting the victim to call police as she began gathering his items from the home. During this time, he went to the backdoor of the home and kicked the door in.  He then went to the front of the home and began kicking the screen door, ripping the screen. After ripping the screen, Taylor began throwing the victims flowers and trashing the porch until the police arrived.Taylor, 26, 149 Sandy Hill Road, LaFollette is charged with domestic violence by assault and resist stop frisk halt search and remains housed in the Campbell County Jail this morning awaiting a July 2 court appearance.  This was Taylor’s 11th arrest, based on jail records.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/27/2019-6AM)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Transfer Talk: Barton wants Holt, Davidson exit link

first_imgAnd Nadir Ciftci, linked with Motherwell after he was released by Celtic, has found a new club. He’s signed for Genclerbirligi who have just been relegated to the Turkish second tier. Joey Barton didn’t make much of an impression on Scottish football but it seems someone made a good impression on him.Jason Holt has missed Rangers’ pre-season trip to Spain in order to hold talks with Barton and Fleetwood Town and could be set for a switch down south.Rangers have already been busy making signings and the club’s recruitment chief Mark Allen has said that could continue right through until the end of August as players become available elsewhere and the Ibrox side clear out their squad. Michael O’Halloran left the club for Melbourne City over the weekend and others are expected to follow him through the exit door.St Johnstone have been quiet so far in the transfer window but they could be about to lose a key figure. Tommy Wright’s number two Callum Davidson is reportedly in line for a place on the backroom staff at Stoke City as they look to win promotion back to the Premier League.last_img read more

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