Deputy Jason Lovins (left) and Sheriff Peter Cates (center) discuss school safety with the staff at the Oldenburg AcademyOldenburg, In. — Members of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department recently provided Active Shooter training for the faculty and staff of the Oldenburg Academy.School employees learned tips on how to prepare and proactively think in the event of an aggressive intruder or active shooter event. As a part of the training, staff were given real-life scenarios and were provided information on how to better respond to potential threats.“We were pleased to provide this training for the staff of the Oldenburg Academy,” said Franklin County Sheriff Peter Cates. “We look forward to the continued partnership with the school and its staff to provide a safer environment for their students as they prepare for their future.” continued Sheriff Cates.Deputies were assisted by Officers from the Oldenburg Police Department. Deputies encourage citizens to report suspicious persons, activities, or circumstances to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department at 765-647-4138.
The first Sarajevo edition of the street basketball tournament “Pan 3 on 3” will start on July 20,within the event “Summer in the Park – Hastahana”, and this tournament will gather a total of 22 teams from all over BiH.The first place will win a cash prize in the amount of 1,500 BAM, the second-place will get 500 BAM, and winners in 3-point shots will receive 300 BAM.Participants and audience can expect most of the excitement on Sunday, when the quarterfinals, semi-finals and finals of “Pan 3 on 3” street basket tournament are planned.Pan also provided interesting prizes for fans who are invited to come and follow the competition of 22 teams in the street basketball.The first “Pan 3 on 3” street basketball tournament in Sarajevo will be played on the renovated basketball court in Hastahana Park. The reconstruction of this terrain was implemented through the cooperation of Municipality Center and the company Carlsberg BH, sponsor of the event “Summer in the Park – Hastahana”. This company is continuously investing in the development of sports and sports infrastructure in local communities all over BiH.(Source: klix.ba)
Mr. Shoniyin: “I resigned based on professional and personal consideration.”Barely 24-hour B. Elias Shoniyin, Deputy Foreign Affairs Minister resigned his post, President George Weah has “directed him to authorities of the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission (LACC) in adherence to official exit process, consistent with best practice and the laws of the land.”Although the President has accepted his resignation, and has thanked him for his 13-year “dedicated and professional service to the Liberian government,” sources informed the Daily Observer that Mr. Shoniyin’s resignation was primarily a result of “non-cooperation and disrespect to his office as deputy minister.”Shoniyin tendered in his letter of resignation on Monday, May 6, 2019, citing “professional and personal consideration” as reasons for his resigning his post, but said he remains with the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development.Sources close to the Foreign Ministry confirmed the resignation of Mr. Shoniyin, following the submission of his letter to the office of President weah for “professional and personal consideration.” He has served at the ministry for 13-years. The letter read:“Dear Mr. President,It is with regret that I tender my resignation as Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Liberia effective May 6, 2019, after 13 years of dedicated service to the Liberian government spanning two successive administrations. My resignation is motivated solely by personal and professional consideration.Meanwhile, I take this opportunity to thank your Excellency for the opportunity to serve on your team since your historic inauguration on January 22, 2018, and for your personal brotherly support during the period of my service in your administration.”According to Shoniyin, his time spent working as a member of President Weah’s administration was indeed a wonderful experience and an opportunity to continue making a meaningful contribution to the country.“You can have my assurances that I depart the Foreign Ministry, but not the administration as I remain committed to the Pro-poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development, and will be available whenever I am called upon,” Mr. Shoniyin said in his letter.Shoniyin, one of the Liberia’s astute diplomats, was appointed in 2006 as an assistant foreign minister; later he served as deputy minister for international cooperation and rose to the position of deputy minister of foreign affairs.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)