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Board of Elections to Test Voting Machines on August 2

The St. Croix District Board of Elections will conduct testing of AutoMark and DS200, which will be used on Primary…

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Half a dozen young people, local artists and music producers have created a peace song for Carnival 2014. To read more about the song, click here.
 

 
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Habitual Offender Sentenced to Life for Rape of Minor

 V.I. Superior Court Judge James Carroll III sentenced Alan Archibald, 44, this week, to life imprisonment for raping and impregnating a minor, the V.I. Department of Justice announced Friday.

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2016-07-29 22:36:51
Man Shot and Killed in Estate Glynn

A man was shot and killed while sitting in his pickup truck in Estate Glynn, Thursday evening according to police. A 911 call came in around 8:14 p.m. and police were dispatched to Estate Glynn, by the Cockpit bar. Officers found a black male individual, later identified as 63-year old Ralph Skerrit, in the driver seat of his pick-up truck with multiple gunshots wounds to his upper body and several shell casings next to the truck. 

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2016-07-29 13:51:37
Beach Advisory for July 25-29

DPNR performed water quality analysis at 18 out of 35 designated beaches throughout the territory during the week of July 25-29, 2016.
Please note: Beaches in the St. Thomas-St. John District were not sampled this week.
 

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2016-07-29 13:10:08
Deaths — St. Croix
Jeanne Luanne Todmann Dead at 58

Jeanne Luanne Todmann
Jeanne Luanne Todmann

Jeanne Luanne Todmann, also known as “Lu-Lu” or “Mama Lu," of Little Princess died on June 1, at Gov. Juan F. Luis Hospital. She was 58 years old.

She is survived by her mother, Mavis Sarita Roebuck-Todmann; father, Dawes A. Todman; daughters: Alexis Leycock and Lana Liburd; stepdaughter, Lindris Liburd; son, St. Clair Liburd Jr.; grandchildren: Alleah Hendricks, Troy Hendricks Jr. and Daejon Liburd; step grandchildren: Ajahdae and Akaylah Edmunds; daughter-in-law, Cristel Rodriguez; son-in-law, Troy Hendricks Sr.; sisters: Michele Todmann-Hendricks, Dutchelle Drummond, Etta Todmann and Ulette Todmann-Hodge; and brothers: Dawes Todmann and Michael Todmann. She is also survived by brothers-in-law: Gilbert Hendricks Sr., Okemo Hodge and Ernie Drummond; nieces: Erica Hendricks, Eurece Hendricks, Jovina Drummond-Joseph, Joanne Drummond and Jovianna Drummond; nephews: Dawes Todmann, Jovan Drummond, Gilbert Hendricks Jr., Michael Christensen, Theo Todmann, Okimba Williams, Khasim Rivera, Kimari Jackson and Ernie Drummond Jr.; great nieces: DeLani Carrington, Larece Williams, Kiyana Rivera, Kha'Neisa Rivera, Okeisha Williams, China Drummond and Kei'arah Benjamin; great nephews: Dale Carrington, Erin Carrington, Gilbert Hendricks III, Karma'ni Joseph, Karaja'ni Joseph, Karmo'ri Joseph, Je'vaunte Curry and Reinaldo Vasquez; and special aunts: Sheri-Lynn O'Reilly and Paulette O'Reilly. Other survivors include godchildren: Dale Carrington, Leslie Larsen, Euclyn Prentice Jr. and Duane James; special friends: St. Clair Liburd, Henry Jeffers, Jada Liburd, Ethel Henneman, Karen Joyce, Akil Johnson, Peter Abramson, Frankey King and Jeryl Hendricks; and other relatives and friends too numerous to mention.
The family requests that mourners wear festive colors.
There will be a viewing held at 9 a.m. followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 15, at Lord God of Sabaoth Lutheran Church. Interment will be at Kingshill Cemetery.
All arrangements are entrusted to James Memorial Funeral Home Inc.
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