We can’t believe it’s already April, but we’re happy to announce that our April 2018 issue is live and available for pickup at your local newsstand. In this issue, we discuss a proposed bill allowing mountain bikes in wilderness areas, the outdoor family guide, best trails for toddlers, endangered species, outdoor education, and Cherokee’s booming outdoor industry. Check out the articles below:[column size=one_half position=first ][/column][column size=one_half position=last ][/column][column size=one_half position=first ][/column][column size=one_half position=last ][/column][column size=one_half position=first ][/column][column size=one_half position=last ][/column]
Edith M. Reed of Sunman was born on February 26, 1948 in Batesville, the daughter of Edward John and Helen Marie Bowman Reed. She worked at Margaret Mary Hospital in Batesville and later, Woodland Hills Nursing Home in Lawrenceburg. Edith loved attending church festivals and playing bingo. On May 24, 2016, at the age of 68, she passed away at the Waters of Batesville. Those surviving who will cherish Edith’s memory include her sisters, Karen Reed, Sharon Campbell and Rosemary Reed, all of Sunman, and Janice (Jack) Kosidlo of Cambria, PA; brother, Richard Reed of Weisburg, and several nieces, nephews and great nieces. Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Edward John Reed, Jr., and sister-in-law, Della Reed. Friends may visit with the family on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home, 107 Vine Street, Sunman. Funeral services will begin at 12 p.m. and burial will follow in All Saints Cemetery-New Alsace Campus. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family to assist with expenses. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home and its staff are honored to care for the family of Edith M. Reed.
Bechem United and Guan United picked up wins in their opening fixtures in the Division One play-offs for Premier League football on Wednesday.Four teams are involved in the Zone 1 competition with the side that finishes top after three rounds of matches qualifying for the elite division.Guan kicked off their promotion campaign with a 2-1 win against Yassin at the Essipong Stadium to go top of the standing.At the Robert Mensah Stadium in Cape Coast, the clash of the former Premier League campaigners ended in favour of Bechem, who defeated local rivals B.A. United 1-0. The win leaves Bechem in second place behind Guan.All sides will be back in action on Saturday with the top of the table clash between Bechem and Guan coming at the Essipong Stadium.B.A Utd will battle Yassin at the Robert Mensah Stadium. Zone 1 – Match-day-1 – June 19Guan 2-1 Yassin – Essipong StadiumBechem 1-0 B.A Utd – Robert Mensah Stadium