Hundreds more job losses at Rok

first_imgThursday 11 November 2010 7:44 pm Hundreds more job losses at Rok Collapsed housing repair firm Rok will lose 268 more jobs on top of the 700 cuts already announced, administrator PwC said yesterday. The job cuts will fall in the Scottish plumbing, heating and electrical business. PwC said it was forced to make the redundancies after talks with potential buyers of the business fell through on Wednesday night, but that discussions about the remainder of the stricken business are ongoing. More From Our Partners Native American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgMan on bail for murder arrested after pet tiger escapes Houston homethegrio.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgFans call out hypocrisy as Tebow returns to NFL while Kaepernick is still outthegrio.comRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.orgColin Kaepernick to publish book on abolishing the policethegrio.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.orgFort Bragg soldier accused of killing another servicewoman over exthegrio.com Share by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesMagellan TimesThis Is Why The Roy Rogers Museum Has Been Closed For GoodMagellan TimesElite HeraldExperts Discover Girl Born From Two Different SpeciesElite HeraldHealthyGem”My 600-lb Life” Star Dropped 420 Pounds, See Her NowHealthyGemZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Heraldmoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmcenter_img whatsapp Tags: NULL KCS-content Show Comments ▼ whatsapplast_img read more

Shareholders to decide fate of De La Rue

first_img Shareholders to decide fate of De La Rue whatsapp Read This Next’A Quiet Place Part II’ Sets Pandemic Record in Debut WeekendFamily ProofHiking Gadgets: Amazon Deals Perfect For Your Next AdventureFamily ProofYoga for Beginners: 3 Different Types of Yoga You Should TryFamily ProofIndian Spiced Vegetable Nuggets: Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofAmazon roars for MGM’s lion, paying $8.45 billion for studio behind JamesFamily ProofThe Truth About Bottled Water – Get the Facts on Drinking Bottled WaterGayotBack on the Rails for Summer New York to New Orleans, Savannah and MiamiFamily ProofChicken Bao: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily ProofCheese Crostini: Delicious Recipes Worth CookingFamily Proof whatsapp Show Comments ▼ Tags: NULL KCS-content Tuesday 4 January 2011 8:23 pm Share Oberthur’s overtures to De La Rue’s shareholders have just begunTHE fate of British money-printer De La Rue lies in its shareholders’ hands this week, as Oberthur Technologies tries to sell them on its takeover bid of 905p, worth £895m in total.Oberthur, which is being advised by Lazard & Co and HSBC, upped the stakes yesterday by claiming that De La Rue has lost its biggest client, without which some analysts have said it would be worth only 620p per share.Shareholders will have to decide whether to hold out for more when they could take a safe bet at £9.Oberthur has tried to boost its appeal further by promising not to take jobs abroad if it gets control of the UK firm, which prints sterling banknotes for the Bank of England.In its statement yesterday, it said: “Oberthur intends to maintain the production of all sterling banknotes in the UK.” However, the company would not make a commitment on the production of passports. Unite the union said in December that it was opposed to the French takeover. De La Rue’s biggest shareholders include Capital World Investors, which owns 15 per cent, Prudential, which has 12 per cent, and Capital Research and Management, which owns nine per cent of its stock. The company is advised by JP Morgan Cazenove and Rothschild. last_img read more

Peel must up bid to secure film business

first_img KCS-content Peel must up bid to secure film business Sunday 10 April 2011 11:09 pm Show Comments ▼ Read This NextRicky Schroder Calls Foo Fighters’ Dave Grohl ‘Ignorant Punk’ forThe WrapCNN’s Brian Stelter Draws Criticism for Asking Jen Psaki: ‘What Does theThe WrapDid Donald Trump Wear His Pants Backwards? Kriss Kross Memes Have AlreadyThe WrapPink Floyd’s Roger Waters Denies Zuckerberg’s Request to Use Song in Ad:The Wrap2 HFPA Members Resign Citing a Culture of ‘Corruption and Verbal Abuse’The WrapHarvey Weinstein to Be Extradited to California to Face Sexual AssaultThe WrapNew England Patriots’ Cam Newton says no extra motivation from Mac Jones’Sportsnaut’The View’: Meghan McCain Calls VP Kamala Harris a ‘Moron’ for BorderThe Wrap’Small Axe’: Behind the Music Everyone Grooved On in Steve McQueen’sThe Wrap Peel Holdings, the majority shareholder in Pinewood Shepperton, will be forced to pay substantially more than its initial 190p per share approach for the film studio, according to a source close to the deal.On Friday, Pinewood disclosed that it had received an offer of 190p per share from Peel Holdings, which owns 29.7 per cent of the film studio, to take full control of the company that is best known as the home of the James Bond and Harry Potter films.But a source predicted the early negotiations between Peel and Pinewood will result in a “reasonable” takeover bid of between 220p and 225p per share, based on the deal struck by SVG Capital, which last month sold its remaining three per cent stake in Pinewood to Peel.“This is a credible approach and one that is highly likely to lead to a firm offer,” the source told City A.M. “It is not a done deal, but the days of Pinewood Shepperton as an independent company are numbered.”Crystal Amber Fund, which owns 28.9 per cent of Pinewood Shepperton, welcomed Peel’s approach.Richard Bernstein, investment adviser to Crystal Amber, said: “We have always said we believe there is significant untapped potential [in Pinewood Shepperton], and we wish to see the unlocking of that value.”Pinewood said in a statement: “This approach may or may not lead to an offer being made for the company.” Sharecenter_img whatsapp by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesBetterBeDrones Capture Images No One Was Suppose to SeeBetterBeTaonga: The Island FarmThe Most Relaxing Farm Game of 2021. No InstallTaonga: The Island Farmthedelite.comNetflix Cancellations And Renewals: The Full List For 2021thedelite.comLoan Insurance WealthCatherine Bell’s New Girlfriend Might Look Familiar To YouLoan Insurance WealthAlphaCute30 Rules That All “Hells Angels” Have To FollowAlphaCuteDefinitionDesi Arnaz Kept This Hidden Throughout The Filming of ‘I Love Lucy’Definition Tags: NULL whatsapp last_img read more

Kambi seals Dutch online betting deal with casino operator JVH

first_img“In Kambi, we are confident that we have found a trusted partner that shares our goal of providing players with engaging, innovative sports betting experiences, and we look forward to working closely with them as we deliver on our digital ambitions.” Product & technology “We are very pleased to have put pen to paper on our partnership with JVH Group, an agreement which positions both parties to fully capitalise on the forthcoming regulation of the Dutch online sports betting market,” Kambi chief executive Kristian Nylén said. 4th January 2021 | By Robin Harrison Sportsbook technology provider Kambi is to enter the Netherlands’ igaming market in 2021, providing its solutions to the country’s largest private casino operator JHV Gaming & Entertainment Group. This will see JVH use Kambi’s sports betting technology, as well as its suite of front-end and price differentiation tools, to power the launch of an online sportsbook.  AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter Regions: Western Europe Netherlands “This partnership marks an important strategic milestone for the company and entry into a new phase, with the aim of building on our casino business with the launch of a premium online sports betting product as we finally go digital,” the operator’s CEO and chair Eric Olders said.center_img Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Email Address Kambi seals Dutch online betting deal with casino operator JVH Topics: Sports betting Online sports betting Product & technology This is most likely to take place in the second half of the year, with the launch of the market having been pushed back on multiple occasions. It was originally scheduled for January this year before being pushed back to July 2021, and then September, six months after the implementation of the Remote Gaming Act in March. “JVH’s reach in the Netherlands’ land-based casino sector is unmatched, and Kambi’s digital expertise will enable them to accelerate their growth with a market-leading online sports betting offer.” JVH currently operates more than 80 properties across the Netherlands using multiple brands such as Jack’s Casino and Flash Casinos, welcoming more than 4m guests each year. last_img read more

Value investing! Why the stock market strategy of Warren Buffett and John Maynard Keynes works

first_imgSimply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. Value investing! Why the stock market strategy of Warren Buffett and John Maynard Keynes works Image source: Getty Images. Enter Your Email Address “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Sharescenter_img Kirsteen Mackay | Sunday, 26th April, 2020 John Maynard Keynes is considered to be one of the most influential economists of the 20th century. He is also thought to have been a value investor. Value investing is the style of investing established by Benjamin Graham and since championed by Warren Buffett.Maynard Keynes built up a spectacular fortune, lost it in the 1929 stock market crash, and, with time, regained it. Keynes’ investment philosophy rings true to Buffett’s. Seek value in a company, then buy and hold for the long term.5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Why is intrinsic value important?Intrinsic value is the investor’s perception of the inherent value of a stock. Value investors choose investments that look cheap, in relation to their intrinsic value.When you can buy something at a discount, you can achieve the goal of financial growth. “Price is what you pay, value is what you get,” as Buffett famously said.Is the price quoted for the stock really what it is worth, or is it too high or too low? If it’s low, then it’s trading at a discount and could potentially be a good buy. Balance risk with a diversified portfolioJust as you shouldn’t put all your eggs in one basket, it’s wise to hold shares in a variety of sectors. For example, fast moving consumer goods such as washing powder and disinfectant don’t go out of fashion and are required even when the economy is suffering. Pharmaceuticals and defence are other sectors that are necessary whatever the weather. Entertainment stocks on the other hand can go out of favour pretty quickly if people don’t have money to spend.Unforeseen external factors can also affect entire sectors as the coronavirus pandemic has shown. It took airlines and entertainment sectors out in one fell swoop, while healthcare stocks were given a boost.Should I buy shares during a stock market crash?A fluctuating stock market provides buying opportunities, but it scares many people to buy when uncertainty abounds.Keynes summed this up when he said: “It is largely the fluctuations which throw up the bargains and the uncertainty due to the fluctuations which prevents other people from taking advantage of them.”This rings true during stock market crashes and that’s why Warren Buffett famously said, “Be greedy when others are fearful and fearful when others are greedy.”Provided you follow the value investing principles and are careful in your stock picking process, a stock market crash could prove the perfect time for you to buy shares. Many successful value investors have done so in past market crashes.Why does value investing work?I think value investing works because it uses common sense. When you understand how a company works, are confident it is run with integrity, and has the potential to grow, then you are surely on to a winner.Too much money is lost in the stock market by investors buying on a hunch or vague notion that the company could do well. The investors that take their time to buy stocks in companies they believe in are rewarded because they have done their homework and reduced their risk. If you are careful in choosing your investments, then the stocks you buy should prove their worth over time. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. 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5 talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash between Wales and Scotland

first_imgFriday Oct 30, 2020 5 talking points ahead of the Six Nations clash between Wales and Scotland Wales and Scotland meet at Llanelli as their Guinness Six Nations campaigns finally come to a conclusion on Saturday. Here is a quick look at some of the main talking points ahead of the game.Take a bow Alun Wyn JonesMuch of the rugby world was not even looking when Alun Wyn Jones made his Wales debut on June 11, 2006. It came in the Patagonian outpost of Puerto Madryn nearly 7,500 miles from Cardiff, with a 20-year-old Jones filling an unfamiliar role as a blindside flanker.ADVERTISEMENTOver 14 years later and lock forward Jones has secured his place in rugby history, this colossus for Wales and the British Lions setting a new world record for Test appearances with his 149th cap (surpassing Richie McCaw).Pivac under pressureThe days of Grand Slams, Six Nations titles and World Cup semi-final appearances under Warren Gatland have become a distant memory at the beginning of Wayne Pivac’s Wales tenure. The former New Zealand policeman has won only two of his six games in charge, against the Barbarians and Italy.Wales have conceded an alarming 15 tries in four successive defeats and Pivac needs a win to stop the grumblings turning into something louder.The new ShaneRookie flanker Shane Lewis-Hughes has plenty to live up to even before striding out to win his first cap. As well as sharing the same Christian name as Shane Williams, Wales’ record try scorer, head coach Pivac has compared the Cardiff Blues blindside’s work ethic to skipper Alun Wyn Jones.High praise, indeed, for a 23-year-old who was originally called into the squad as injury cover but now has the chance to shine on the Six Nations stage.Flowering ScotlandScotland have not won in Wales since 2002 when Sir Ian McGeechan’s side staged a late Cardiff show to triumph 27-22. But Scotland travel south with genuine optimism this time after building on Six Nations wins over Italy and France in the spring with a 48-7 Murrayfield thumping of Georgia last week.Captain Stuart Hogg and second-row forward Jonny Gray are also back after their double-winning exploits with Exeter to bolster Scotland.Flying FinnScotland are in a good place – and so too is the relationship between Finn Russell and Gregor Townsend. Racing 92 star Russell had not featured when the Six Nations was put on hold by the coronavirus crisis after breaching team discipline with a late-night drinking session ahead of their opener with Ireland.Russell then detailed the breakdown in his relationship with head coach Townsend in a newspaper interview. But the pair have patched up their differences and Russell, who came off the bench against Georgia to win his 50th cap, replaces Adam Hastings with a point to prove.– PAADVERTISEMENTRELATED VIEWING: Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsDoctors Stunned: This Removes Wrinkles Like Crazy! (Try Tonight)Smart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

3,000 complaints about public services – 79 from Donegal

first_img Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR By News Highland – June 20, 2018 Pinterest 3,000 complaints about public services – 79 from Donegal Google+ Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty Homepage BannerNews Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterest The Ombudsman’s Annual Report for 2017 has revealed that of the 3000 complaints made about providers of public services, 79 were made in Donegal.Among sectors most complained about last year was Government Department/ Offices, local authorities and the health and social care sector.Donegal County Council received 39 complaints in 2017 about its services.In one case study investigated by the Ombudsman a man had issued a complaint concerning delays in the transfer of his elderly brother from Letterkenny University Hospital to University Hospital Galway for a urology review and having not been informed of falls suffered in hospital.Upon investigation, it was discovered the man suffered 4 falls, receiving treatment for each and an orange band placed on his wrist, indicating risk of falling.However, it was found no action was taken to prevent future falls, documentation was incomplete and the family were not notified.The Ombudsman says the urology team had accepted the man for transfer but his name was not added to the bed management list until 13 days later. LUH is said to be unaware of this until the investigtation. The man then became too unwell for transfer.The Ombudsman says no agreed protocol covering the transfer of patients between the two hospitals was in place and there was serious communication issues.The Hospital Group has committted to finalising a Bi-Directional Patient Flow policy, formalising a new falls management policy and specialist ‘Frailty’ training as well as inculding clear documentation and communication in arranging transfers in induction training for doctors.The Ombudsman says the General Managers of both hospitals have wrote to the family and apologised.Link to the full report: http://www.ombudsman.ie/publications/annual-reports/Ombudsman-Annual-Report-2017-ENG-PDF.pdf Facebookcenter_img Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ Twitter Previous articleULSTER FINAL PREVIEW – Declan BonnerNext articleCalls for greater investment in recycling centres across Donegal News Highland Twitter DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp WhatsApp Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population growslast_img read more

Gardai investigating theft of boat engine

first_img Google+ Twitter Pinterest Previous articleTaoiseach suggests amendment to Victims Charter be named ‘Danielle’s amendment’Next article50th anniversary of Duke Street Civil Rights March News Highland News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ Pinterest Gardai are continuing to investigate an incident at Downings Pier in which a boat was moved from its location and the engine stolen.Gardai were called to the pier on Monday morning last at about 8:30am.It is understood that the boat had been located at a different location than was originally situated and the engine reported missing.No damage was caused to the boat but Gardai say investigations are ongoing. Twitter Facebook By News Highland – October 5, 2018 Facebookcenter_img Homepage BannerNews WhatsApp Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp DL Debate – 24/05/21 Gardai investigating theft of boat engine Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic last_img read more

Will you adopt a senior?

first_img Survivor: ‘Living piece of history’ shares Holocaust story When a college student is so captivated by a story that he is moved to put his arms around the… read more Will you adopt a senior? By The Penny Hoarder Sponsored Content Book Nook to reopen Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits By Jaine Treadwell Email the author Published 3:00 am Thursday, November 16, 2017 You Might Likecenter_img Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Each year at Christmastime, Troy Health and Rehabilitation Center offers the community a unique opportunity for Christmas giving with the center’s Adopt-a-Resident program.Jeanette Dawkins, TH&R Center’s activities director, said it’s again the time of year when people want to help others who are less fortunate have a brighter and more meaningful Christmas.“There are some residents at Troy Health and Rehab that don’t have families in the local area or maybe no family member at all,” Dawkins said. “For them, Christmas would be a sad time if it were not for the caring and generosity of the people in Troy and Pike County that adopt a resident at Christmas.“Those who adopt a resident are given a room number and their resident’s wish list and may select any of the items on their wish lists or all of them.” Most of the lists include items such s bath sets with body lotion, body wash and other toiletry items, socks, lap blankets and pajamas. However, Dawkins said last year, boom boxes or CD players were extremely popular among the residents.“Most all of the residents enjoy music and they really were excited to get a boom box and CDs,” she said. “Those were gifts that they enjoyed during Christmas and still enjoy.”Dawkins said boom boxes would be great gifts for those who don’t have them and CDs would be greatly appreciated by those who have the CD players.“It would be very meaningful if area churches would make CDs of some of their sermons and/or their music or musical performances,” she said. “Music means a lot to our residents. It’s wonderful to hear them singing along or just tapping time with the music. Music brings them a lot of joy.” Print Article Dawkins said there are more women residents than men and gift baskets are always appreciated.Those who would like to participate in the Adopt-a-Resident program may do so by calling 334-566-0880. Gifts will need to be delivered to TH&R by December 11. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthGet Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

COME HOME: Folklife play opens at We Piddle Around Theater

first_img Book Nook to reopen PLAYOFF TIME: Bulldogs begin postseason play after perfect season The Pike County Bulldogs finished their first undefeated season since 2009 last Friday night. Now they get set to begin… read more Published 10:51 pm Friday, November 8, 2019 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories You Might Like By Jaine Treadwell Alabama’s Official Folk Life Play, “Come Home, It’s Suppertime” opened Thursday night at the We Piddle Around Theater in Brundidge. The curtain went up and the rain came down.Ordinarily, rain would not be a concern at an indoor theater but the We Piddle Around Theater is no ordinary theater, said Lawrence Bowden, president of the sponsoring Brundidge Historical Society.“The theater has a tin roof, which is ideal for a folk life theater …. until it rains,” Bowden said, with a smile. “We have had to compete with rain pelting on the tin roof before, but nothing like opening night. It was just almost impossible to hear. We thought about stopping the play for a while but we didn’t know how long the rain would continue.”Fortunately, Bowden said the rain stopped with only two scenes being wash-outs. Email the author Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Skip Print Article By The Penny Hoarder Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Sponsored Content “We greatly appreciate the support and understanding of the audience,” he said. “It was a great audience. They laughed and seemingly had a good time. But, then, there’s nothing like rain on a tin roof.”Bowden said the We Piddle Around Theater opened 18 years ago and for several years, there was no heating or air conditioning in the historic Works Progress Administration building. The audiences came prepared with winter coats or “funeral home” fans.But the greatest challenge to date had nothing to do with the elements. It was the night a transformer blew and the whole town went black.“We performed several scenes in the light of a flashlight,” Bowden said. As it’s said in show business and even small town theater, “the show must go on.”“Come Home, It’s Suppertime” continues this weekend and Thursday through Saturday November 14-16. Tickets for the fall performance are sold out.The next event at the We Piddle Around Theater is the annual “Chili Country Christmas” with “The Dill Pickers” a vocal string band from “up north” on Friday, December 6. For more information call 685-5524. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthBet You’re Pretty Curious About Jaden’s Net Worth Right About Now, HuhBradofoThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel COME HOME: Folklife play opens at We Piddle Around Theaterlast_img read more