Volunteers Needed For River Sweep Clean-Up

first_img(Image: Dearborn County Watersheds)River Sweep clean-up will be held next month in an effort to decrease the amount of trash in and along the Whitewater River.The clean-up will be held Saturday, June 21 beginning at 1 p.m.The registration site in Franklin County will be located at the Whitewater Canoe Rental at 1154 Main St., Brookville.“There will be a few canoes available for people to utilize for the clean-up or volunteers are welcome to bring their own canoe or kayak,” said Dearborn County Watershed technician Heather Wirth.Volunteers who are unable to go into the water may pick up trash on the banks of the river.Each volunteer will receive a 2014 River Sweep T-Shirt and will be provided with water to drink, trash bags and gloves, while supplies last.The River Sweep is sponsored by ORSANCO and the Whitewater River Watershed Project.The deadline to register I June 19th to secure supplies and a t-shirt. For more information or to register visit the Dearborn County Watershed website or contact Heather Wirth at (812) 926-2406 ext. 3 or [email protected]last_img read more

Pacquiao Returns to Manila for Politics

first_img“So boxing is done, set aside for now, and just focus on work.”The southpaw, winner of world titles in eight different weight divisions and the first sitting senator to win a world boxing championship, has not ruled out fighting again.The former congressman, who has a 59-6-2 win-loss-draw record, said after Saturday’s bout that he would like a rematch with retired American Floyd Mayweather Junior who beat him last year.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram With another world title won, Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao touched down in Manila yesterday keen to get back to the real work of politics.The 37-year-old senator claimed the WBO welterweight title with a unanimous points victory over American Jessie Vargas in Las Vegas on Saturday, his first bout since April.“I went back after the fight because there is still work at the office and I’m excited to get back to work,” Pacquiao, wearing a flower garland, told reporters at the airport alongside Philippine National Police chief Ronald Dela Rosa.last_img read more