Bicyclist raises money for Boy Scouts
MT. VERNON — Bicyclist Rick Lerma said it took him about 10 seconds to decide what group to raise money for as part of his cross-country bike trip from Lake Michigan to the Gulf of Mexico.Continued ...
- Webber's return home
- Cruise Night held
- Bicyclist raises money for Boy Scouts
Third hand gives partner the count
Bill Watterson, the author of the comic strip “Calvin and Hobbes” from 1985 to 1995, said, “Weekends don’t count unless you spend them doing something completely pointless.”Bridge players often compete only on weekends, when counting points and suitContinued ...
- Ruritan clubs visited
- Clark takes reins at Centralia
- Beck, Cusumano named to coalition
- Third hand gives partner the count
William Jasper “Bill” Phillips, 62, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon.He is to be cremated and service information will be published later.Arrangements are pending and are entruContinued ...
- Randy Hutcheson
- Margie Wiggins
- Audrey Freeze
- Dorothy Leathers
- Bill Phillips
Webber finishes second
Webber's baseball team ran into a buzz saw in the 1A state title game Saturday.
Crete Illinois Lutheran scored the opening seven runs on its way to a 12-2 victory over the Trojans in six innings. The Chargers seized a big early cushion with seven combined runs in the second and third innings.Continued ...
- Hines Sight: Players, fans will remember run
- Webber falls in final
- Trojans prevail in 10
- Webber finishes second
Skype's real-time language translator
This week at Re/Code's Code Conference, Microsoft announced a real-time, multilingual translation beta called Skype Translate. The service can mediate between two video chatterers who speak different languages by providing text and audio translation after each person finishes speaking. Currently the service works for English and German, but Microsoft says it will support other languages soon. The beta will be released later this year.Continued ...
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