Loose firearm surrendered

first_imgThe 65-year-old Reynaldo Dela Cruz, a village councilman of Barangay Nagba, Cuartero, turned over a 12-gauge shotgun to the municipal police station around 4:41 p.m. on May 10. ILOILO City – An unlicensed gun was surrendered to police officers in Cuartero, Capiz. The firearm was now in the custody of the Cuartero police for safekeeping./PNlast_img

Gillman Home Center announces purchase of Aurora Lumber

first_imgAurora, In. — Officials from the Gillman’s Home Center have announced the purchase of Aurora Lumber.Officials from the Gillman’s Home Center have announced the purchase of Aurora Lumber. Aurora Lumber was founded 150 years ago and has been owned by the Petty family for the last 50 years. Contractors, remodelers and home owners have come to expect quality, integrity and knowledgeable customer service.Curtis Gillman of Gillman Home Center said, “The company plans to build on the valued aspects of Aurora that contributed to its success, including retaining its experienced staff, while enhancing it with Gillman’s innovative merchandise mix and competitive pricing thanks to its increased buying power.”“We believe this is the best decision for the future of our business and its role in the Aurora community,” explained John Petty of Aurora Lumber. “It ensures Aurora Lumber will remain an important resource. Just as importantly, our employees can continue to provide outstanding service and support to our customers. We look forward to this new chapter in our company’s story with Gillman Home Center.”Located in Batesville, Indiana, Gillman Home Center is a full-service hardware and lumber dealer with nine locations in Batesville, Brookville, Centerville, Connersville, Edinburgh, New Castle and Winchester, as well as Eaton and Oxford in Ohio. Gillman was founded in 1980 by Charlie Gillman, a second-generation homebuilder who still runs the company today, along with his sons and approximately 200 other team members.“This really will be the best of both worlds for Aurora Lumber’s customers and employees,” Gillman said. “We are excited about combining the aspects that have made Aurora a successful business for more than 150 years with the unique benefits of Gillman Home Center and creating an outstanding new lumber and home improvement resource for the community.”The business will eventually transition to the Gillman Home Center name.last_img read more

England’s James Anderson ruled out of remaining Ashes series

first_imgENGLAND’S leading Test wicket-taker James Anderson will play no further part in the Ashes against Australia after a recurrence of a calf injury.The 37-year-old Lancashire seamer bowled only four overs in the first Test and missed the second and third.He felt pain in the calf on Thursday during a four-day friendly for Lancashire second XI.Somerset’s Craig Overton has been named in England’s 13-man squad for the fourth Test at Old Trafford.The Test match – at Anderson’s home ground – starts on September 4, with the five-Test series level at 1-1.England won a thrilling third Test at Headingley by one wicket thanks to Ben Stokes’ remarkable unbeaten 135 – the man who led a juggernautAnderson’s absence means England are likely to name an unchanged pace attack of Jofra Archer, Stuart Broad and Chris Woakes.Anderson suffered a calf injury in a County Championship match against Durham in June but was passed fit for the opening Ashes Test.However, he left the field on the first morning and did not bowl in the remainder of the game, which England lost.Anderson took 2-23 from nine overs for Lancashire second XI in a friendly against Leicestershire on 20 August.He bowled 20 overs against Durham second XI on Tuesday but, after a nine-over spell on Thursday, he was reviewed by the England and Wales Cricket Board medical staff and ruled out of the Ashes.Seamer Overton, 25, has taken seven wickets at an average of 42.28 in three Tests since making his debut in the 2017-18 Ashes in Australia. His most recent appearance was the defeat by New Zealand in Auckland in March 2018.He has 32 wickets at 21.34 apiece in eight County Championship matches this season.Opening batsman Jason Roy keeps his place despite scoring only 57 runs in six innings against Australia.Surrey team-mate Ollie Pope, who was added to the squad as concussion cover for Roy before the third Test, has been overlooked.The final Test at The Oval begins on September 12.England must win the series to regain the Ashes, while Australia, as holders of the urn, need only a series draw to retain them.England squad for fourth Ashes Test against Australia: Joe Root (capt.), Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wkpr), Stuart Broad, Rory Burns, Jos Buttler (wkpr), Sam Curran, Joe Denly, Jack Leach, Craig Overton, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes. (BBC Sport)last_img read more