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Homicides 2016

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Three events are slated for the opening of the school year – V.I. Fathers Back to School Barbecue and Fun Day on Saturday, Aug. 27; the Back to School Days of Prayer on Saturday , Sept. 3, and Sunday, Sept. 4; and the V.I. Fathers March on Sept. 6, the first day of school for public schools in the territory. Organizers are encouraging fathers to take their children back to school starting on the first day.

 
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Virtue of the Week: Caring

Caring is giving love and attention to people and things that matter to you. When you care about people, you help them. You do a careful job, giving your very best effort. 

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2016-08-28 13:56:29
Beach Advisory for August 22-26

The Department of Planning and Natural Resources (DPNR) announces that due to heavy rains this week, the Division of Environmental Protection (DEP) anticipates that negative environmental impacts will be caused by storm-water runoff.

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2016-08-26 21:02:59
Zika Update: 50 New Cases Reported; Health Plans Action Day

The V.I. Department of Health confirmed 50 new cases of Zika virus in the territory. According to the latest surveillance report, the number of cases went from 143 to 193 in the last week.

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2016-08-25 10:40:20
Deaths — St. Thomas
Walter Vanterpool Dies at 67

Walter Vanterpool
Walter Vanterpool

 Walter Vanterpool, better known as “Doggie,” died on Saturday, Sept. 29, at his residence. He was 67 years old.
He is survived by his siblings: Eleanor Mitchell, Antonio Vanterpool Sr., Shirley Lans, Leo Vanterpool, Earl Vanterpool, Dean Vanterpool, Judith Vanterpool Greene-Smith, Stephanie Vanterpool and Clyde Vanterpool; sisters-in-law: Marjorie “Susie” Vanterpool, Ione Vanterpool, Mary Vanterpool, Sylvia Vanterpool and Paulina Vanterpool; brother-in-law, Liston Lans; uncles: James Callwood, Allan Callwood and Edwardo Vanterpool; aunts: Mary Callwood and Ena Callwood; special friends: Marmion Carty, Henry Lawes, Herbert Carty, Elroy “Pinochey,” Edith “Sally” Vanterpool Carr-Allen, Lucy Kathy Freeman and Andy Christopher; as well as many other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
There will be a first viewing held from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19, at Davis Funeral Home Chapel. A second viewing will take place at 9 a.m. and a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at Wesley Methodist Church. Interment will be at Western Cemetery No. 1.
All arrangements are by Davis Funeral Home, 774-1464.

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