World Giraffe DaySUAMICO – The NEW Zoological Society is sponsoring a World Giraffe Day celebration from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, June 25, at The NEW Zoo & Adventure Park.The event supports giraffe conservation efforts, with funds raised going directly to the Giraffe Conservation Foundation in Africa.A variety of activities throughout the day include kids’ games and crafts, face and arm painting, temporary tattoos, a coloring contest, visits w…
ORLANDO MAGIC Paolo Banchero has been insisting for weeks that he believes he’s the best prospect in the NBA draft. The Orlando Magic agree with him. The first pick in Thursday’s draft brought the first mild surprise, when the Magic chose the Duke forward with the No. 1 selection — after weeks of speculation that Auburn’s Jabari Smith Jr. or Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren might be the ones atop Orlando’s list. A 6-foot-10, 250-pound forward, Banchero a…
The following are reports and information provided by the Hopkins County Sheriff ’s Office Communication Media Report. June 22 Non-emergency calls, 392; total 9-1-1 calls, 72; calls for service answered, 49; inmates transported, two; funeral escort, one; traffic stops, five; special patrol, watches and building checks, two; total inmate population, 191; 145 males, 46 females; total book ins, 10; total releases, 10.