As the baseball playoff season continues to heat up, diehard fans of the Chicago Cubs are crossing their fingers in hopes of the team’s first World Series win in over 100 years. Two of the team’s biggest fans were in attendance last night, none other than Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder and Chicago native Bill Murray.Both celebrities are well-known Cubs fans, with Vedder routinely appearing at Wrigley Field during the season. He’s thrown out first pitches, sang the National Anthem, and even performed at the iconic MLB stadium with Pearl Jam last summer. Meanwhile, Murray is a local Chicagoan (here he is at the Grateful Dead’s Fare Thee Well shows) and big Cubs fan, so it’s no surprise to see him dressed in garb for the game.Still, it’s pretty cool to see these two iconic Cubs fans coming together to support their team. Unfortunately, the Cubs wound up losing to the Dodgers 1-0 last night, but Murray and Vedder didn’t know that when they posed for this great photo.
by Tracy McCue, Sumner Newscow â€” A truck owned by McAlister Oil overturned carrying hazardous materials at 9:45 a.m. Friday.The truck was carrying 7,500 gallons of diesel when it overturned on U.S. 160 and the Kansas Turnpike according to a Wellington Fire/EMS press release.The tanker portion of the semi had a small tear causing approximately 500 gallons of the diesel to be released.Fuel from the truck’s diesel tanks also were released on the roadway.Â Firefighters from the Wellington Fire Department, the Kansas Department of Transporation, and the trucking company used dirt, sand and absorbent materials to contain the leak.The remaining product was off loaded into another tanker. Strickland Towing uprighted the truck and tanker. The driver of the truck refused transport to Sumner Regional Medical Center.The name of the driver or if there were any charges has yet to be released by the Kansas Highway Patrol.Truck overturn this morning. Close Forgot password? 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Thank you for your input. +1 Vote up Vote down guest · 342 weeks ago doesnt surprise me, I travel the pike daily and i see these McAlister trucks hauling butt all the time…they drive them like they are corvettes…and take the on/off ramps at least double the speed limit Report Reply 4 replies · active 342 weeks ago +2 Vote up Vote down OMG · 342 weeks ago OMG comment was for guest Report Reply +1 Vote up Vote down Guest 2 · 342 weeks ago I hear that, I see the same thing. I think they should give them a couple years of probation and make them put tracking devices on all McAlisters semi-tractor trailers and monitor his speed and fine him accordingly. It’s not like he is carrying milk. Report Reply +6 Vote up Vote down Mike · 342 weeks ago You’re right, but I see how you cut them off so you can make the ramp ahead of them so that god forbid you won’t have to wait for them to build speed once they get on 160 headed to town. Report Reply +9 Vote up Vote down noname · 342 weeks ago OR you could say glad no one was hurt and I am glad it didn’t explode . . . . . ? Report Reply +6 Vote up Vote down OMG · 342 weeks ago You don’t ever give up on the negativity of a news article or someone. A lot of you comments are degrading Report Reply 0 replies · active 342 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down mr ed · 342 weeks ago This was just a matter of time. I don’t know how many times I have been passed by a mcalister tanker at night on the highway with a speeding driver and unable to keep it between the lines. Report Reply 0 replies · active 342 weeks ago +8 Vote up Vote down Guest 2 · 342 weeks ago I think it is alot easier to find fault than it is to find the good . Not all truckdrivers are bad and for sure not all of McAlister drivers are bad. It was a bad deal for everyone involved and no doubt the driver is rethinking a few actions as all of us would be. The main thing is no one was hurt .. If you feel the trucks should be monitored …. why not all drivers ?? I am sure every driver has made errors and it not for the grace of god ….. I for one know that if not for truckdrivers I would not have milk , groceries , gas, and all the many things I take for granted . Report Reply 0 replies · active 342 weeks ago 0 Vote up Vote down Just Wondering · 342 weeks ago My question is: Which direction was he going? And If he was coming off the turnpike, how did he end up like that? Or Coming from town why did he turn so early? I drove by and couldn’t figure out how the truck got to that spot? Report Reply 0 replies · active 342 weeks ago +1 Vote up Vote down Guest · 342 weeks ago If you see a someone on the turnpike driving eratic it is your duty (my opinon) to call 911, the life you save my be mine. Report Reply 0 replies · active 342 weeks ago Post a new comment Enter text right here! 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Mayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine (left) inks the agreement with President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Nicholas BoyerMayor of Georgetown, Ubraj Narine and the President of the Georgetown Chamber of Commerce and Industry (GCCI), Nicholas Boyer, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) which will see the two agencies working to improve the state of the capital city.The areas under which the two agencies will collaborate include general rates, public security within the city, building codes for construction procedures, infrastructure development, environmental issues such as garbage collection, public education and awareness and training and capacity-building.Although the two had an argument through the media with regard to businesses owing taxes to the Council in April, the Mayor was keen to note that the agreement did not stem from that issue.In fact, Mayor Narine told the media that the MoU between the M&CC and GCCI had been in the making since past President Deodat Indaar.“Today in City Hall in this Chamber [we are] creating history and this is the way I think Georgetown is going to move forward. Not to benefit us here but to benefit the residents and the businesses in the city…I look forward to not only signing this piece of paper here this morning but more engagement, more meetings with the President and myself at administration level so that we can develop this city the way we want it to be,” His Worship the Mayor stated.Meanwhile, Boyer, while responding to a question posted by Guyana Times said the Chamber will ensure that businesses comply in these areas as plans are afoot to have various persons appointed to the different areas to ensure compliance.“Under each thematic area, we are probably going to have different representatives who are certain ideas…for my side, I’m gonna say okay I’m assigning one person to this particular part of the MoU. That person’s responsibility now is to understand problems both from our side problems from the Mayor and City Council’s side. So let’s say that they say there’s a problem where businesses are just dumping the garbage then it is first our responsibility to educate and then follow up to see if education is reducing the problem. If education and maybe outreaches is not reducing the problem then you have to take legal steps,” he assured.Last month it was revealed that some 144 city businesses owe billions of dollars in taxes to the Council.The Mayor was asked to name those businesses but said he required permission from the other councillors.On Friday he said that he will not be involved with name and shame if those businesses comply and was, in fact, happy to report that a number of businesses have come forward to pay their dues while others are in the process of setting up payment plans.