Valentine Student Council Year-End Tri – The Big Bend Sentinel
By Big Bend SentinelVALENTINE –– Last week members of the Valentine ISD student council –– including Darren Baeza, Claudia Figueroa, Samantha Kuhlman, Jordan Miller, Miguel Ramirez, Mickey Siddiq and Garry Webb, with sponsors Debbie Engle and Karen Brownfield –– loaded the school van and headed for New Orleans for their year-end trip. Among many other planned activities, they have enjoyed visiting The National WWII Museum, dinner at Bourbon House Seafood Restaurant, a carriage ride on the Riverwalk, an airboat swamp tour, and the Walking Ghost Vampire Tour through the French Quarter. They also enjoyed a riverboat jazz dinner cruise down the Mississippi River. The students return today.bigbendsentinel.com
Several Raiders active against Bucs after time on COVID list
(AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)Las Vegas starting offensive linemen Kolton Miller, Denzelle Good, Rodney Hudson and Gabe Jackson are active for the Raiders against Tampa Bay after spending time on the COVID-19 list this week. Safety Johnathan Abram remains on the COVID-19 list for at least one more day and is missing the game. ___TAMPA BAY AT LAS VEGASBuccaneers: QB Ryan Griffin, OL Aaron Stinnie, LB Quinton Bell, DL Khalil Davis, WR Cyril Grayson. Raiders: WR Bryan Edwards, CB Keisean Nixon, QB Marcus Mariota, G Patrick Omameh, DE David Irving. ___CAROLINA AT NEW ORLEANSPanthers: QB Will Grier, CB Stantley Thomas-Oliver, G John Miller, OL Mike Horton, WR Marken Michel.
Undefeated Titans getting healthy after COVID-19 outbreak
The undefeated Titans are healing up from the NFL’s first COVID-19 outbreak. DeCastro will miss his third game of the season after sustaining an abdominal injury last week against Philadelphia. Johnson, Pittsburgh’s second-leading receiver, is out because of a back injury suffered on a punt return last week. Cincinnati also will be missing starting defensive tackle D.J. Eagles: RT Lane Johnson, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Alshon Jeffery, CB Avonte Maddox, S Marcus Epps, LB Duke Riley, QB Nate Sudfeld.
Falcons WR Julio Jones out again with hamstring injury
Jones had been listed as questionable after missing practice throughout the week with a hamstring injury. Even so, the winless Falcons’ secondary gets a boost with safeties Keanu Neal (hamstring) and Ricardo Allen (elbow) returning from injuries. ___PHILADELPHIA AT PITTSBURGHEagles: TE Hakeem Butler; RB Jason Huntley, WR DeSean Jackson, WR Alshon Jeffery, CB Avonte Maddox, QB Nate Sudfeld, DE Casey Toohill. Falcons: S Jaylinn Hawkins, WR Julio Jones, CB A.J. Ravens: RB Justice Hill, WR Chris Moore, QB Trace McSorley, DT Broderick Washington, DT Justin Ellis, OL Tyre Phillips.
Alone but together under lockdown, New York Girl Scouts embark on bird count project
NEW YORK (Reuters) - When the COVID-19 crisis hit, a Girl Scout troop in central New York thought it might have to scrap its group bird-counting trip altogether. Millers 11-year-old daughter Jordan, a Girl Scout Cadette, said she was worried and frightened when she first heard about the pandemic. It gives you something to focus on instead of having your mind going to all these fears, Jordan Miller said. Millers Girl Scout troop is just one of many organizations and individuals who are counting birds as part of Global Big Day. We definitely recognize that this will be the most city the City Nature Challenge has ever been, she said.feeds.reuters.com