Fisherman says he was treated badly in St. Vincent

2 weeks ago Editor 0
Terrible and unprofessional. That’s how a fisherman of Vieux-Fort has described the treatment meted out to him by law enforcement officers in St. Vincent while in their custody, after his fishing vessel experienced mechanical problems and drifted to the neighbouring island. According to Thomas Evans of Bruceville, Vieux-Fort, his experience at sea when his boat Read More

CQ woman spreads her wings to conquer her dream

2 weeks ago Editor 0
MOVING ON UP: Louise Beggs will swap the Capricorn Coast for the city life this weekend when she heads to Brisbane for university. Contributed LOUISE Beggs is travelling to Brisbane to conquer her dream. The 18-year-old has received her first preference offer for her upcoming university studies. A Yeppoon woman, Louise graduated from St Ursula’s Read More

Ambassador Marks to rep Jamaica in Dubai at World Government Summit

2 weeks ago Editor 0
by Derrick Scott Washington, DC – Jamaica’s Ambassador to the United States Her Excellency Audrey Marks will represent the Government at the sixth annual gathering of World Government Summit which is being held in Dubai February 11 – 13. The summit which is being held under the theme “Shaping Future Governments” will explore the future of Read More

Pass parade ready for a groovy time

2 weeks ago Editor 0
‘Groovy Gras’ is the theme of this year’s parade in Pass Christian. (Source: SPCA) PASS CHRISTIAN, MS (WLOX) – Despite cloudy skies and the threat of rain, a groovy good time is happening in Pass Christian for Mardi Gras this year. The St. Paul Carnival Association’s annual parade is set to roll for the 88th Read More

Several injured in head-on collision in Fairfield

2 weeks ago Editor 0
Photo: File Photo / File Photo Image 1of/1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Fairfield police car Fairfield police car Photo: File Photo / File Photo Several injured in head-on collision in Fairfield Back to Gallery FAIRFIELD — Multiple people were seriously injured in a head-on crash on Black Rock Turnpike Saturday evening. Murat Doganaksoy, Read More

It wasn’t love at first sight, but he was persistent

2 weeks ago Editor 0
Raymond Harris ordered a barbecue sandwich and a root beer and was lucky enough to get it with a side of romance. Raymond often dropped by Fisher’s Barbecue, at the corner of 13th and Pulaski in Little Rock, when he got off work on Friday or Saturday evenings in 1985. The first time I saw Read More