Canning class

first_imgLearning how to preserve homegrown produce will be the focus of the next Saturday at the Rock workshop set for June 8 at Rock Eagle 4-H Center in Eatonton.The class is set for 9:30 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. and will be led by Denise Everson, a family and consumer sciences agent with University of Georgia Cooperative Extension. Everson will share research-based recipes and provide instructions on safe methods for food preservation. The cost of the program is $10 per person. Advanced registration is required by calling (706) 484-2862 or emailing mhammons@uga.edu. Participants must be 11 years of age or older.Saturday at the Rock programs are held the third Saturday of each month, excluding December. A complete list of Saturday at the Rock sessions may be found online at www.rockeagle4h.org/ee/community/SaturdayattheRock.html.last_img read more

Meghan Mathon Named General Manager of EnSave

first_imgMeghan Mathon Named General Manager of EnSaveEnSave Energy Performance, Inc. announces the appointment of Meghan Mathon as its new General Manager. Ms. Mathon assumed the responsibilities of retired EnSave co-founder and General Manager, Paul Ohlson.EnSave is an energy services company that works exclusively in the agricultural sector helping farmers save energy. EnSave works with public benefits corporations, electric cooperatives, investor-owned utilities, and state and federal organizations to design and implement energy conservation programs for farmers across the United States.Ms. Mathon will lead EnSaves growth according to a 5-year Master Plan developed with EnSaves Board of Directors. She will build and maintain budgets and cash flow projections, oversee program development and implementation, and supervise all staff.Ms. Mathon earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Vermont and taught middle school for five years before joining the EnSave team in the fall of 2000. During her tenure at EnSave, Ms. Mathon has mastered the accountabilities of every position held with the company including Project Administrator and Director of Special Projects.Ms. Mathon lives with her husband, Jake, and two daughters in Williston, Vermont.last_img read more

Thai soldier’s deadly rampage reveals security lapses

first_imgThai soldiers at Surathampitak Military Camp in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand, Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. AP It’s still unclear how the gunman,identified as Sgt. Maj. Jakrapanth Thomma, snatched three assault rifles andtwo machine guns from the base and escaped in a stolen military vehicle. NAKHON RATCHASIMA, Thailand – As this Thai city mournsthe 29 people killed in a weekend shooting rampage, many are questioning theapparent security lapses that allowed him to steal the weapons he used in theassault.center_img A junior officer at the base who said heoften acquired ammunition from Jakrapanth’s unit for his own unit’s targetpractice said the shooter would have had to overpower soldiers guarding smallarmsory depots to take the weapons and ammunition. The officer asked not to beidentified because he was not authorized to speak to reporters. (AP)last_img read more

Jordan, Pollard fail to save Strikers from defeat

first_imgPERTH, Australia, Dec 23, CMC – Chris Jordan and Kieron Pollard shared three wickets, but failed with the bat, as they saw Perth Scorchers beat Adelaide Strikers by 49 runs in the Big Bash League on Friday.Jordan, the Barbados-born, England all-rounder, captured two wickets for 48 runs from his allotted four overs and Pollard added one for 10 from one over, as the Scorchers posted 197 for seven from their allocation of 20 overs.Jordan’s former England teammate Ian Bell hit six fours and two sixes in the top score of 61 from 42 balls for the Scorchers, after they were put in to bat in the fifth match of the competition played at the WACA.Pollard was dismissed for four off former Australia left-arm fast bowler Mitchell Johnson and Jordan was trapped lbw to discarded Aussie spinner Ashton Agar, as the Strikers restricted to 149 for nine in their 20 overs, sinking to their second straight defeat.The Strikers have eight days off before they face Sydney Sixers on Old Year’s Day on home soil at the Adelaide Ovallast_img read more