Goodluck triumphs in GuyanaNRA record shoot

first_imgVETERAN marksman Ransford Goodluck, turned the tables on Lennox Braithwaite by winning the last Record Shoot at the Timehri Rifle Ranges.Goodluck tallied 97.8 out of 100 with scores of 49.4Vs at the 300 yards and 48 with similar Vs at the 600 yards.Braithwaite who had a perfect score at the last shoot dropped four points at 300 yards, which was detrimental, shooting 46.4Vs.He bounced back though with a 49.3Vs at 600 yards, with a total of 95.7Vs.However, that was not enough, as Goodluck maintained the lead. The bronze was won by Leo Romalho with a total of 95.6Vs.Leo was tied with Goodluck at the 300yds range with 49.4Vs, but the strong competition saw him drop four points at the 600, ending with 46.2Vs.National Fullbore vice-captain Dylan Fields was edged out by Romalho by one point, having tallied 94.4Vs.Sherwin Felicien tallied 92.4Vs, Peter Persaud 87.2Vs and Lt. Col. Terrence Stuart 80.2Vs.The Guyana National Rifle Association (GuyanaNRA) wishes to thank Mr Harold Hopkinson who recently assisted Mr Lennox Braithwaite with a full sponsorship of over $1M to attend the 150th Anniversary of the Imperial Shoot at Bisley, England.Due to the high cost other shooters are finding it difficult to attend and represent our country.“We commend his company, Secure Innovations & Concepts Inc, for its timely corporate response to our call,” the statement said.last_img read more


City will go ahead with allowing medical marijuana facilities

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisAlpena, Mich. — Alpena city council will proceed with allowing medical marijuana sales and facilities within city limits.A vote was taken at Monday night’s city council meeting where four voted in favor and only one against. Earlier this year, city council opposed recreational marijuana facilities and sales within city limits.Prior to Monday’s meeting, city council ordered the zoning and planning commission to look at locations where medical facilities could potentially fit. After last night’s vote, the next steps will be to draft ordinances and zoning rules for facilities. No timetable has been set for when we could see businesses begin to arrive.Catch ‘Minute with the Mayor’ this Thursday to learn more about the next steps in the process and a potential smoking/vaping ban in city parks.AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThis Tags: alpena, Alpena City Council, City Council, City Park, Medical Marijuana, Medical Marijuana Facilities, Medical Marijuana SalesContinue ReadingPrevious Photo of the Day for Tuesday, May 21Next Pets of the week May 21, 2019last_img read more