Holiday to dream of

first_img43 Molloy Cres, NomeTHIS just might be Townsville’s cheapest holiday home.Set in the idyllic Cleveland Palms fishing village in Nome this three-bedroom home has hit the market for $159,000.Selling agent Debbie Kratzmann from RE/MAX Excellence said while the home was too small for a family to base themselves in, it would make an affordable weekend abode.“It would be perfect for a couple or it would be perfect just as a weekend or holiday home for someone,” she said.“It’s not suitable for a family to live in permanently because it’s just too small.“It would probably be one of the cheapest holiday homes where you don’t have to catch a ferry. You can just drive down and it’s still so close to Townsville.”The cottage style home is set on 1067 sqm of land and has three bedrooms, one bathroom and kitchen and dining combined with a deck suitable for entertaining.The yard is fully fenced and also has a garden shed and double carport.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020The suburb of Nome located 30km south of Townsville has a population of about 900 with the median age of residents 47.The suburb is popular with owner occupiers with only 8.7 per cent of residents being renters and nine properties have sold in the last 12 months up until the end of April according to the latest Core Logic figures. The Cleveland Palms estate is home to a tight-knit community and has an in-ground pool, tennis court and boat ramp.Ms Kratzmann said the home could be locked up and left with the estate having a locked gate at the entrance.“You’ve got great fishing at Alligator Creek,” she said.“There has been quite a bit happening at Cleveland Palms of late and it seems to be jumping ahead.”The home is open for inspection on Sunday from 10.30am to 11am. For more information call Debbie Kratzmann on 0414 829 337.last_img read more

Elizabeth “Betty” Shadday

first_imgElizabeth “Betty” Rose Shadday, 91, of Dillsboro passed away Thursday, February 6, 2020 at her residence.  Betty was born Wednesday, February 6, 1929 in Dillsboro, Indiana, the daughter of the late James and Norma (Leive) Heitmeyer.  Betty was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Dillsboro. She worked for the State of Indiana in the state veterinary office.  She enjoyed traveling with friends, reading and shopping.Betty is survived by sister in-law Verna Heitmeyer of Dillsboro; nephews: David (Sandy) Heitmeyer of Cleves, OH and Timothy “Tim” (Debra) Heitmeyer of Dillsboro; great nephews: Davin (Barbara) Heitmeyer of Houston, TX and Kristopher (Kayla) Heitmeyer of Bright, IN; great niece Kristina Heitmeyer of Dillsboro; and great-great nephew  Collin Heitmeyer of Bright, IN.  She was preceded in death by her parents; father of their children Raymond Shadday; daughter Linda K. Shadday; son Michael Allen Shadday; and brother Robert Heitmeyer.A service celebrating her life will be held 2 PM Sunday, February 9 at Trinity Lutheran Church, 9901 Central Ave., Dillsboro, IN 47018, with Rev. Richard Kolaskey officiating.  Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.  Family and friends may gather to share and remember her 1 – 2 PM also at the church.  Memorials may be given in honor of Betty to Trinity Lutheran Church.  Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements, Box 146, Dillsboro, IN 47018, (812)432-5480.  You may go to to leave an online condolence message for the family.last_img read more

Angels’ Andrelton Simmons out indefinitely with a sprained ankle

first_img“He’s an important guy for us,” Scioscia said. “The way it happened is tougher to stomach than anything, just coming down the steps. But it happens.”PUJOLS OUTAlbert Pujols has a sore left knee, so the Angels gave him back-to-back days off on Tuesday and Wednesday. He will get the scheduled day off on Thursday before returning to the lineup on Friday, Scioscia said.“We’re going to manage it,” Scioscia said. “I don’t think it’s anything that we can’t take care of with a little bit of rest here and there. We want Albert to get his looks in the batter’s box. He’s starting to get comfortable swinging the bat.”Pujols, 38, has played 35 games at first base, compared with 21 at DH so far this year. He played a total of 34 games at first the last two years combined. The Angels felt that he was healthy enough this year to handle the increased defensive workload, which was also necessary for them to get Shohei Ohtani’s bat in the lineup at DH.Pujols is hitting .252 with a .691 OPS, slightly better than he hit last year.END OF THE DRAFTThe Angels completed the 40-round draft by taking 25 college players, 14 high schoolers and one intriguing selection who wasn’t playing at any school.Related Articles Clippers, Mavericks brace for the unknown in Game 4 Simmons has undergone X-rays and an MRI, which at least confirmed that he doesn’t need surgery. After slipping just before the first pitch on Tuesday, he tried to play for two innings before coming out of the game. He was still walking with crutches when he arrived in the clubhouse on Wednesday.“It’s a little better,” he said. “I’m planning to be back on my feet and moving around as soon as possible, but we’ve got to play it smart.”Zack Cozart, who had been a shortstop his entire professional career until signing to play third for the Angels, will become the everyday shortstop in Simmons’ absence.Luis Valbuena, Jefry Marte and Kaleb Cowart could all see some time at third. Cowart had been optioned to Triple-A on Tuesday afternoon. Hours after he arrived in Salt Lake City on Tuesday night, he was told he was coming back on Wednesday morning.Sign up for Home Turf and get 3 exclusive stories every SoCal sports fan must read, sent daily. Subscribe here.Defensively, the Angels will miss Simmons, but Cozart is still an above-average shortstop, so the drop-off should be negligible in the short term. Offensively, however, Simmons was one of the hottest hitters on the team, batting .330. He is a top candidate for the All-Star team. Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros center_img Mike Trout, with bat and glove, helps Angels end losing streak ANAHEIM — Andrelton Simmons won’t be back as quickly as he’d hoped in the immediate aftermath of the sprained ankle he suffered slipping on the dugout steps.The Angels placed Simmons on the disabled list with a grade 2 right ankle sprain. Simmons, who had hoped to miss just a couple days, now will have to miss at least 10 days, and probably more.“There’s no timeline yet, but it’s certainly going to take a little bit of time,” Manager Mike Scioscia said. “He’s going to go on the DL and the medical staff will evaluate this every day and we’ll see where it leads.”General Manager Billy Eppler also wouldn’t give a timetable. Right-handed pitcher Cristian Reyes, the Angels’ 21st-round pick, had reportedly been enrolled at Florida Memorial University but did not play because of eligibility concerns.Reyes was playing in the Federal League, an amateur league that bills itself as a place where undrafted players get exposure and pro opportunities. Reyes, 23, is 6-foot-5, 220 pounds and has reportedly hit 96 mph with his fastball. The Angels found him at an open tryout, scouting director Matt Swanson said.The Angels also took 29 pitchers. Swanson said it wasn’t a conscious effort to focus on pitching, just how their draft board lined up with the available players.The Angels took college seniors with their sixth- through 10th-round picks. Those players typically sign for minimal bonuses because they do not have the leverage of going back to school, so the Angels will have the ability to exceed the slot value to sign other players.UP NEXTAngels (Garrett Richards, 4-4, 3.25) at Twins (Lance Lynn, 4-4, 5.46), Friday, 5 p.m., Fox Sports West, KLAA (830 AM) Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorlast_img read more

Lindener slapped with dangerous driving charge

first_imgRodwell Bennett, of Yuriballi Street, Mackenzie, Linden, Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice), was on Wednesday slapped with a dangerous driving charge and appeared at the Linden Magistrate’s Court. It is alleged that on November 30, 2019, he drove in a manner dangerous to the public along Republic Avenue, Mackenzie, Linden. When the charge was read by Magistrate Rondel Weever, Bennett denied the offence. He was released on $30,000 bail and the case will continue on January 8, 2020.last_img