Mayor makes proclamation for Prostate Awareness Month

first_imgBatesville, IN—FROM THE OFFICE OF THE MAYORExecutive OrderPROCLAMATIONTo All To Whom These Presents May Come, Greetings: WHEREAS, Prostate cancer is the number one cancer among men, and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths among men in the United States; andWHEREAS, Approximately 180,000 men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer this year and over 26,000 will die from it; andWHEREAS, Prostate cancer not only affects men but also affects their family and friends; andWHEREAS, Prostate cancer is usually treatable if detected early; andWHEREAS, Early-stage prostate cancer usually has no symptoms; andWHEREAS, Education regarding prostate cancer and early detection strategies is critical to saving lives and preserving and protecting our families and friends; andWHEREAS, all men are at risk for prostate cancer, I encourage the citizens of Batesville to increase the importance of prostate screenings.NOW THEREFORE, I, Mike Bettice, do hereby proclaim September 2019 as:PROSTATE CANCER AWARENESS MONTHin the City of Batesville and urge all citizens along with all agencies and organizations to duly note this occasion.IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the City of Batesville, on this 9th day of September.last_img read more

Nadal Withdraws From ATP Finals With Knee Injury

first_imgSpeaking after his loss to Goffin, the 31-year old said: “I am off. My season is finished.”“I tried hard. I did the thing that I had to do to try to be ready to play. But I am really not ready to play, no?“I really fought a lot during the match but knew that there was probably a big chance to be the last match of the season. That’s what it is going to be.“It is not a decision at all, it’s about the pain. I cannot hold with enough power to keep playing. I tried, but seriously (it) was a miracle to be very close in the score during the match.” he added. World number one Rafael Nadal has pulled out of the ongoing ATP Finals in London after he was severely hampered by a knee injury while facing David Goffin of Belgium in his one and only match at the tournament.He was beaten 7-6 (7-5) 6-7 (4-7) 6-4 at London’s O2 Arena in a thrilling three-set contest before he revealed that he would be pulling out of the tournament.Nadal’s withdrawal means that he has pulled out of this competition on six occasions in 13 years of qualifying. Fellow Spaniard Pablo Carreno Busta will replace him. RelatedATP Finals Wrap (Pete Sampras Group): Dimitrov Into Semis With Victory Over Goffin As Busta Is BustedNovember 16, 2017In “Sports”ATP World Tour Finals: Federer Makes Winning StartNovember 12, 2017In “Sports”Paris Masters 2017 Stage 2 Highlights; Nafael Defeats Pablo Cuevas Remains Number OneNovember 3, 2017In “Sports”last_img read more