Jack White Performs A Prairie Home Companion Acoustic Set With Chris Thile [Video]

first_imgJack White has been on a bit of a sabbatical from performing live over the last year. However, White decided to take to the stage last night at the Fitzgerald Theater in St. Paul, MN, for a special acoustic set at the opening night of A Prairie Home Companion with Chris Thile‘s tour. The Punch Brothers‘ mandolinist has recently taken over host duties from originator Garrison Keillor for the ‘Companion’ traveling show.With the First-Call Radio Players backing him, Thile performed a set of unabashed Americana music, including a cover of Bob Dylan‘s “Subterranean Homesick Blues.” Thile invited White out for a four-song set, which saw the guitarist perform alongside Thile, with a backing band made up of Lillie Mae Rische (fiddle), Fats Kaplin (pedal steel guitar), and Dominic Davis (bass).White performed The Raconteurs‘ “Carolina Drama,” The White Stripes‘ “City Lights” and “I’m Lonely (But I Ain’t That Lonely Yet)” with fellow Third Man Records artist Margo Price, and the 1969 Bobby Bare hit “(Margie’s At) The Lincoln Park Inn.”Check out some video from the performance below. A full stream of the show can also be viewed at www.prairiehome.org. Thile will be hosting and traveling with the A Prairie Home Companion show through early 2017 with a variety of special guests including Esperanza Spalding, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Jason Isbell, and more. For upcoming dates, check out the website here.Jack White w/ Margo Price “I’m Lonely (But I Ain’t That Lonely Yet)”:Chris Thile “Get It Out On The Radio”:“City Lights”:last_img read more

Tim Foley

first_imgTimothy Paul John Foley age 64 of Batesville, Indiana passed away on Thursday, June 25, 2020.  The son of Doris and Paul Foley was born on December 21, 1955 in Batesville.Tim worked for Batesville Tool & Die as a machine operator for 20 years. He was quite the fan of NASCAR.  He enjoyed watching old movies and listening to 60’s and 70’s music. Tim liked being outdoors and when he was younger was always out fishing.   He will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.Tim is survived by his brothers Steven Foley and Rick Foley; sister, Glenda (John) Riehle and sister-in-law, Tina Foley.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Pat Foley.Visitation will be Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 1-3pm followed by a 3pm funeral service, all at Meyers Funeral Home in Batesville.  Rev. Shawn Crisman officiating.Memorials may be given to MMH Hospice c/o the funeral home.Continuing with COVID-19 precautions, all attending will be asked to follow proper social distancing protocol. Masks are encouraged. If you are not feeling well, or if you have compromised immune system, you are encouraged to stay home.You are welcome to leave a message at www.meyersfuneralhomes.com on Tim’s obituary page for the family in the online guestbook.last_img read more

GSA softball team wins three straight

first_imgBLUE HILL — The George Stevens Academy softball team pulled its record even with three wins this week.GSA (7-7) defeated Sumner (2-10), Dexter (8-5) and even avenged an early-season loss to Ellsworth (9-4).GSA rolled past Sumner on Tuesday with a 35-15 win.On Saturday, GSA edged Dexter 7-6. Mallory Charette hit the winning RBI single in the bottom of the eighth to score Hannah Peasley for the win.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textAlso for GSA, Olivia Stevenson contributed a triple and an RBI while Sophia Steinbarger added a single with two RBIs. Allyson Snow pitched a six-hitter while striking out 11.On Thursday, GSA upset Ellsworth 6-3. Allyson Snow pitched a six-hitter while striking out four to lead GSA.Olivia Stevenson had two singles and drove in four runs to pace GSA. Katrina Limeburner added two doubles and an RBI, and Lily Vox contributed two singles.For Ellsworth, Callie Hammer homered and had two RBIs. Catlin Beal chipped in a double while Leah Stevens and Breanna Cummins each singled.John Bapst 4, Ellsworth 3Callie Hammer had two singles and an RBI, and Shelby Cote doubled for Ellsworth in its loss to John Bapst (6-7) on Tuesday.Also for Ellsworth, Leah Stevens and Katelynn Bagley each had a single, an RBI and scored a run.Bucksport 10, MDI 3Bucksport (12-1) defeated Mount Desert Island (2-12) on Tuesday.Narraguagus 20, Sumner 2Lanie Perry pitched a five-inning no-hitter with 12 strikeouts to lead Narraguagus (14-0) past Sumner on Monday.MDI 5, Caribou 2Lindsey McEachern and Maddie Thornton combined to strike out eight batters to lead MDI past Caribou (3-10) in the second game of Saturday’s double-header. Thornton, Aubrey Boyce and Cassidy Parady each contributed an RBI-double.MDI 13, Caribou 3Mount Desert Island picked up its first win of the season in the first game of a double-header against Caribou on Saturday.MDI scored a season-high 13 runs. Cassidy Parady collected three hits, including two doubles and five RBIs, while Lindsey McEachern struck out 11.Greenville 18, DI-S 2Greenville (11-1) beat Deer Isle-Stonington (1-9) in the second game of Saturday’s doubleheader.Greenville 12, DI-S 2Greenville beat DI-S in the first game of Saturday’s doubleheader.Bucksport 14, Searsport 0Katelin Saunders pitched a no-hitter while striking out 13 of 15 batters for Bucksport en route to the win over Searsport (1-11) on Friday.Also for Bucksport, Tyler Dupont led the offensive attack with a homer and a single while driving in three runs. Julia Zavalza and Eliza Hosford each added a double, a single and two RBIs. Makenzie Smith tripled and singled.Ellsworth 26, WA 1Abby Lynch turned in a 4-for-4 performance that included two doubles and six RBIs to lead Ellsworth past Washington Academy (6-6) on Friday.Callie Hammer chipped in with a double, single and five RBIs for Ellsworth to back Kate Whitney, who pitched four perfect innings with eight strikeouts.Old Town 10, MDI 0Avalon Kerley had two singles for MDI en route to the team’s loss to Old Town (9-3) on Thursday.Bangor Christian 13, DI-S 7Natalie Knowlton singled twice for Deer Isle-Stonington while Jessalyn Gove and Lillian Gray each singled and scored a run en route to Wednesday’s loss to Bangor Christian (4-9).Orono 7, Bucksport 6Bucksport built a five-run lead before Orono (9-4) rallied in the fourth inning to hand the Golden Bucks their first loss of the season on Wednesday.last_img read more

Cricket News Conflict of Interest: BCCI Ombudsman issues notices to Sachin Tendulkar, VVS Laxman

first_imgJustice Jain in his notice (in possession of PTI) has asked both Tendulkar and Laxman to file written responses to the allegations by April 28 and has also simultaneously asked BCCI to file their response.The complaint was filed by Sanjeev Gupta, a member of the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA).AS per the notice to Tendulkar and Laxman, Justice Jain wrote: “A complaint has been received by the Ethics Officer of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (for short “the BCCI”) under Article 39 of the Rules and Regulations of the BCCI, regarding certain acts, allegedly constituting as ‘conflict of interest’ on your part.”You may file your written response to the accompanying Complaint, supported by duly executed affidavit, on or before 28th April 2019, with the Office of the Ethics Officer, BCCI, Mumbai for further proceedings in the matter,” he further stated.The Ombudsman stated that failure to respond will mean that no further chance to explain their points of view will be given.”On your failure to respond to the present notice, the Ethics Officer shall be constrained to proceed in your absence, without giving any further opportunity of filing a response to the Complaint, to you.”A copy of this Notice is also being sent to the BCCI, to enable it to file its response to the accompanying complaint, in writing on or before 28th April 2019 before the Ethics Officer,” Justice Jain wrote. Tendulkar, who celebrated his 46th birthday on Wednesday, and Laxman were not available for comments. highlights BCCI Ombudsman issues notice to Tendulkar and VVS Laxman. Tendulkar is Mumbai Indians’ mentor. Laxman is in the same capacity for Sunrisers Hyderabad.  For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: Legendary Sachin Tendulkar and batting maestro VVS Laxman were Wednesday served notices by BCCI’s Ombudsman-cum-Ethics Officer D K Jain for their alleged ‘conflict of interest’ by serving as mentors of IPL franchise as well as member of Cricket Advisory Committee (CAC). Tendulkar is Mumbai Indians’ mentor and Laxman is in the same capacity for Sunrisers Hyderabad. This is the third case of conflict of interest allegation being filed after former skipper Sourav Ganguly had to appear before Justice (retd.) Jain for deposition for his triple role as CAB president, CAC member as well as advisor of Delhi Capitals.All three were part of CAC that picked the senior national coach Ravi Shastri in July 2017, which was their last meeting.last_img read more

(Updated) Don Shimkus of Oxford becomes Kansas Association of School Board’s president-elect

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