Brookville native one of three fallen public servants honored

September 24, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgElkhart County, Ind. — Indiana State Police and the Toll Road Concession Company have honored three public servants who were killed on the Indiana Toll Road in the line of duty.Indiana State Trooper Richard Gaston, a graduate of Brookville High School, was killed in March of 1999 after three months on the job. Gaston was conducting a traffic stop when his cruiser was struck from behind by a semitrailer in St. Joseph County. Gaston was killed instantly and his field training officer was seriously injured. The truck also struck another car killing a man and child inside.Master Trooper David Deuter and Dan Miller, an equipment operator for the Toll Road Concession Company were also memorialized at the ceremony held Wednesday in Elkhart County.Indiana State Police Sergeant, Nora Werner has worked on the Toll Road for 32 years and says, “Each year in May we honor and remember the lives of law enforcement officers that have been lost.  This is a way for them to be remembered every day.”The memorial is also a way of reminding motorists of the sacrifices made by public servants and the importance of safety.last_img read more

Llorente joins Napoli

September 22, 2020 0 Comments

first_imgRelatedPosts Pirlo not out to copy anyone after Juventus’ comfortable opening win Napoli Coach: Osimhen young lad with old brain EPL: Son fires four past Southampton Former Tottenham striker Fernando Llorente has signed for Napoli as a free agent on a two-year deal. The 34-year-old forward’s contract expired at the end of last season in north London and he has moved back to Serie A. Llorente previously spent two years at Juventus but returns to Italy to play for perhaps their closest rivals for the Scudetto. The Spaniard played a key part in Spurs’ run to the Champions League final last season and will look to carry that momentum forward. He scored 13 times in two years with the club as he deputised for Harry Kane for Mauricio Pochettino. Llorente also arrives in Naples with international pedigree having scored seven goals in 24 games for La Roja, though those days are well behind him now. Napoli owner Aurelio De Laurentiis tweeted a picture of his new striker signing a contract on Monday morning. It showed a grinning Llorente putting pen to paper and he will join up with his new team-mates immediately. Napoli are looking to get back on track after losing 4-3 in heartbreaking fashion against Juventus on Saturday.Tags: Champions LeagueFernando LlorenteJuventusNapoliNorth LondonScudettoTottenham Hotspurlast_img read more