Finn comfort news
Tony Finn: Consistency key in H2H leagues
Fantasy owners in head-to-head leagues know the importance of player consistency, but they rarely incorporate it in their draft plan.
Debate over body armor quality, quantity heating up
Three government investigations are focusing new attention on combat body armor more than a year after a Pentagon study concluded the extra armor, available since 2003, could have spared the lives of up to 80 percent of Marines who died of upper-body wounds in Iraq.
Pap Finn: The backstory
Everyone knows that Mark Twains The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn remains the great story from which, Hemingway roared, all modern American literature follows.
Ineos confirms expansion plans
By CHARLYN FINN - The Green Lake INEOS plant is targeted for its first expansion project in a decade, Edward “Skip: Sockell, deputy site director, said Friday morning. INEOS is favoring its Green Lake, TX plant for the construction of its fourth reactor project.
Cataract: A Journey of Spirit Chinese-style brush paintings by local artist, Patricia J. Machmiller, on display through March 31. Soaring granite, a single pine tree and the mist from a waterfall are some of the subjects rendered in ink on rice paper.
Brian Cazeneuve: Handicapping the West playoff race
The field of eight is pretty well set although the seedings are still up for grabs. But now that the dealing is done, we can get a pretty good sense of the strengths and weaknesses of the Wests playoff combatants and how they are likely to fare once the postseason fray begins. As it stands, the eight teams fall into three groups.
Sales tax income mixed
By CHARLYN FINN - Year 2007 is starting off on a positive note for the City of Port Lavaca which has received 38 percent more in sales tax than for the same period in 2006. State Comptroller Susan Combs reports in February Port Lavaca received $419,736.78 for the months of December and January compared to $304,150.94 for the same period in 2006. The December earnings were reported in January and ...
Longtime Kent administrator is leaving
DOVER -- Robert S. McLeod, Kent County administrator for almost 17 years, has accepted a similar job as Whitfield County, Ga., administrator.
By CHARLYN FINN - The Pony Express was launched as a U.S. Post Office mail delivery by horseback on April 3, 1860. William Russell, Alexander Majors and William Waddell budgeted $200,000 to fund what became the Pony Express. Five hundred horses were purchased and 190 relay stations were set up.
Spelling Bee buzzes with engaging characters
A touring production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, part of the PNC Broadway Across America Louisville series, opened Tuesday night at the Kentucky Center with a captivating ensemble of nine actors, six of whom convincingly portray pre-adolescent achievers and misfits in a county spelling bee.