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Mechanic bags 3 months’ community service for stealing generator

A Sabo-Yaba Magistrates’ Court in Lagos State, on Thursday sentenced a 28-year-old mechanic, Rotimi Olowu, to three months of community service for stealing a Tiger power generator.

The Magistrate, Mrs O.Y. Adefope, handed down the sentence following Olowu’s guilty plea.

Adefope, who gave no option of fine, ordered that the convict should clean up the Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court premises every weekday for three months.

The convict, who resides at Gbagada, Lagos State, was arraigned on Sept. 20, on a count charge of stealing.

The prosecutor, Insp Magaji Haruna, had told the court that Olowu committed the offence on Sept.

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Pueblo West teen donates thousands of shoes to community

PUEBLO — Not everyone has the means to have a pair of shoes to call their own, and a local teen wants to change that by collecting and donating thousands of shoes to the community.

Her name is Madison Tatinski, and she’s a 17-year-old Pueblo West High School senior. She’s putting her best foot forward to make all of this happen.

Around the holidays in 2013, Madison thought to herself, “I have so much, so that Christmas I decided to ask for shoes for other children instead of presents for myself, and I did it again for my birthday. We

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Rise N Shine inspiring people with jewelry – Mississippi’s Best Community Newspaper

NATCHEZ — “Arise, shine; for your light has come, and the glory of the Lord has risen upon you.” — Isaiah 60:1

This scripture can be found mounted on the wall of the Rise N Shine Studio by Melissa Vaughan at 415 Main St., on her webpage and on her social media pages. Rise N Shine, which opened in March, takes its name from this scripture, with the “N” representing Natchez and the shape of the Mississippi River, Vaughan said.

“My dad sends me a bible verse every morning and will typically say ‘rise and shine’ or something inspirational with

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