State Road 62 reopens temporarily

first_imgFriendship, In. — State Road 62 between Dillsboro and Friendship is now open and will remain open until June 18 according to officials from the Indiana Department of Transportation.That means fans of the National Muzzleloading Rifle Association and the Friendship Flea Market will be spared the detour during road slide repairs between Bells Branch and Sangamaw Roads.Weather permitting, the $1.4 million project will resume on June 18 and be completed by mid-November.last_img

Steph Curry joins Barack Obama at ‘My Brother’s Keeper’ event

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The initiative was a call to communities to close opportunity gaps for minority boys, especially African-American, Latino and Native American boys, Obama said to roughly 100 boys attending the alliance’s first national gathering. The My Brother’s Keeper Alliance is part of the Obama Foundation.“We had to be able to say to them, ‘you matter, we care about you, we believe in you and we are going to make sure that you have the opportunities and chances to move forward just like everybody else’,” Obama said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsObama, who left office in 2017, was joined by basketball star Curry. The men spoke for about an hour, answering questions from the audience and joking around. They talked about lacking confidence or being aimless as teens.Obama praised single mothers, including his own. He advised the boys to look for a mentor, and to find opportunities to guide others. Curry joined the former president in praising the value of team-work.“What we do on the court and the joy that comes out of that is second to none,” he said, “because nothing great is done by yourself.”The former president cracked up the audience, and Curry, when asked a question about being a man. He said that being a man is about being a good person, someone who is responsible, reliable, hard-working and compassionate. Being a man, he said, is not about life as portrayed in some rap or hip-hop music.“If you are very confident about your sexuality, you don’t have to have eight women around you twerking,” he said to applause. “‘Cause I’ve got one woman who I’m very happy with. And she’s a strong woman.”ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:00Steph Curry grateful for dad Dell’s influence in his career02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award MOST READ LATEST STORIES Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Batang Gilas gets tough group with Greece, Argentina, Russia in Fiba U19 World Cup Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Former President Barack Obama, left, gestures as Golden State Warriors basketball player Stephen Curry laughs while speaking at the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance Summit in Oakland, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)OAKLAND, California — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told a roomful of minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place.Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative he launched after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. The death of the African-American teen sparked protests over racial profiling.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titlelast_img read more