The body of 69-year-old farmer George Dove of La Bagatelle, Leguan was discovered on Saturday at about 06:45h stuck between rocks in the estuary of the Essequibo River in the vicinity of La Bagatelle, Leguan.When Dove’s body was retrieved, there were abrasions on its head and on the left side, suspected to have occurred while the body was washed up between the rocks.According to Police reports, Dove left home at about 10:00h on November 20 for his farm at Parika Backdam, where he would normally spend two to three weeks before returning home.On Friday, however, at 18:30h, a woman saw the pensioner lying on the Leguan wharf apparently under the influence of alcohol. The woman offered to take him home, since they are from the same community, but he refused the offer.His body was subsequently found the following morning.Guyana Times was told that the late George Dove had been in the habit of regularly consuming alcohol and falling into trenches.
Donned in bright red t-shirts, the first group of employees left the office on 100 Avenue at 10 a.m., and will be joined by the other three branches as the complete the five kilometre loop. Mariette Dechaine, a Commercial Account Executive, explains that locally, the money raised will be going towards putting defibrillators in public places in the community, as well as scholarships and bursaries for high school students. “Western Financial Group has always been about community,” she argues. “Most of our offices are in smaller communities. We want to support the community instead of branching out into big cities. We want to keep things local.” – Advertisement -Company-wide the goal is to surpass last year’s nearly $90,000 raised. Locally, the Fort St. John branches have already raised close to $4,000. To make a donation, visit www.supportthecause.ca.Advertisement
PROUD: CHLOE MAGEECHLOE Magee did her county and her country proud today as she just failed to qualify for the last 16 at the London Olympics.There were huge cheers from the 6,000-strong crowd at the Wembley Arena as Chloe fought back time and again but she eventually lost by two games to one to the much more experienced Hongyan Pi.The 23-year-old Raphoe woman can hold her head high after putting in a superb performance. She said “I’m frustrated because I know I had the winning of that match” said the Raphoe girl. “But she was very clever and maybe her experience told in the end. But I’m pleased at least with how I performed today.”She took the first game 21-16 as the Chinese-born French opponent looked nervous.At 6-6 in the second game, Chloe committed a rare unforced error.But then Hongyan Pi also committed the same mistake before going on to take a 11-8 lead at the break. As Chloe closed down the lead she let a drop shot fall – but it was just in and Chloe hit the shuttlecock away in frustration.But she followed that with a great smash.The rest of the game ebbed and flowed – but Pi took the second game 21-18 despite some battling rallies from the Donegal girl.In the final game Pi went into the lead, before some cracking shots from Chloe saw her sneak into a 9-7 lead.Pi came back to level at 9-9 before the French woman smashed a shot to take the lead again. The a morale-boosting rally ended with a superb deft shot to level at 10-10.Pi got lucky as the shuttlecock just landed in and she led 11-10 at the half-way break.The French player then took a 14-10 lead before Chloe pulled back a couple of points, hitting a super smash at 16-13 to her opponent.But it wasn’t to be for the Raphoe girl as she lost the last game 21-14. “I’m frustrated because I know I had the winning of that match” said the Raphoe girl. “But she was very clever and maybe her experience told in the end. But I’m pleased at least with how I performed today.”By the time Brazil comes around in 2016, there’s little doubt Chloe Magee will be going a lot further at the Olympics.Chloe – you did us proud.DONEGAL PRIDE! CHLOE MAGEE BEATEN AT OLYMPICS BUT HEAD HELD HIGH was last modified: August 1st, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:BADMINTONchloe mageedonegalRaphoe