While golf elite compete at the WGC Bridgestone Invitational this week, the Treasure Valley locals on the PGA Tour are in Reno for the Barracuda Championship. After a few days of R at home in Meridian, Troy Merritt hopes to rejuvenate at Montreux Golf Country Club. Merritt is 147th in FedExCup standings.
The Lower Gallery exhibition will feature Bean There, Done That by Minot State University art student Shantelle Carey. Bean There, Done That is a light hearted series of acrylic paintings based on Carey interpretation of what it would be like to glimpse into the life of each type of bean she had depicted. Carey will also be in attendance for the public reception on March 15..
Three subsequent stars the Packers’ Dorsey Levens, who followed Sanders; Tennessee Titans RB Eddie George, in 2000; and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Daunte Culpepper saw stalwart careers wither in the years immediately following their cover appearances. Other stars, including Philadelphia Eagles QB Donovan McNabb (who graced the cover in 2005) and Seattle Seahawks RB Shaun Alexander (2006), have had their seasons derailed by injury. But the strongest argument for a cover jinx comes in the prison garbed form of Michael Vick.
MATTHEW’S MILESTONE: Stafford surpassed 30,000 yards passing for his career, becoming the fastest quarterback to reach the mark. He did it in his 109th game Sunday night against Green Bay. The previous record was held by Dan Marino and Kurt Warner, who did it in 114 games.
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger whose team mostly remained in its locker room said the decision led to a sleepless night. “The idea was to be unified as a team when so much attention is paid to things dividing our country, but I wish we approached it differently,” he said. “We did not want to appear divided on the sideline with some standing and some kneeling or sitting.”.
During the discussion, The USAO says that Godwin stated, “Scott is having an event this Saturday. At the Lake Charles Civic Center. At the Lake Charles Civic Center. He had two girls. So we got exposed to business, but not because he intended the exposure. It just was there because business was all around us.
ASHEVILLE, NC (FOX Carolina) Police have released a surveillance photo they say show two suspects accused of pistol whipping and trying to rob an employee outside the Asheville Mall on Feb. 1.The employee was leaving the mall and walking to his vehicle, which was parked in front of the entrance adjacent to Barnes Noble, when the suspects approached him, police said. One of the male suspects pulled a gun and demanded money before hitting the victim in the head with the gun.Police said the suspects tried to take the victim’s person belongings and money, but the victim did not have anything.The suspects ran off toward the intersection of Tunnel Road and South Tunnel.Police was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.Police ask anyone who can help identify the suspects to call the Asheville Police Department at (828) 252 1110 or Crime Stoppers at (828) 255 5050.