Former Observer Bassa Correspondent is Dead

first_imgA former Grand Bassa County correspondent of the Daily Observer newspaper, John Gibson has died in the port city of Buchanan on June 8.He was 74.Gibson worked for the Liberia News Agency (LINA), Mercy Corps, National Bank of Liberia, now Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) and a correspondent of Talking Drum Studio (TDS).According to Lee P. Gibson, son of the deceased, John Gibson graduated from the St. John’s Episcopal School in Bassa with several certificates and diplomas from vocational institutions around the country.The late Gibson was born on February 24, 1941. She is survived by his wife, Sunday-May Gibson and 15 children.The children include: Lee P. Gibson, James M. Gibson, Janjay Gibson (USA), Junior Gibson, Hawa Gibson, Naytay Gibson, Margba Gibson (USA), Almilton Gibson, Martee Gibson, Narsah Gibson, Paygar Gibson and Brumskine Gibson.Lee P. Gibson told the Daily Observer yesterday that his father worked for a few years with the Observer as a correspondent and did not have any other job before his death. “My father died from high blood pressure, which he suffered from for the last 2 years,” Lee said.The body of John Gibson body is currently at the Bedell Funeral home in Buchanan. Lee said his late father spent his life in Montserrado and Grand Bassa counties and was a member of St. Mary Central Church of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.“My father played a major role in the church. The wake keeping will be held on Thursday, June 18 and the funeral will take place on Friday,” Lee explained.The late John Gibson was also a member of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL). Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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GAA CLUB HOPING FOR FULL HOUSE WITH FIRST EVER DRIVE-IN BINGO!

first_imgDrive-in bingo is coming to Donegal!A Donegal GAA club has been granted the first license for drive-in bingo in the county.Naomh Muire GAA club in The Rosses now hopes its car park will be bumper-to-bumper on Sunday, October 11th next.And with a guaranteed jackpot of more than €2,000 on the day, bingo players from across the county look set to descend on the West Donegal club for the day out. The novel idea is beginning to take hold in different part so the country.But Naomh Muire officials say it’s the first time a club in Donegal have tried it.Club spokesman Charlie The Yank Boyle told Donegal Daily they are hoping the drive-in bingo will take off.“It’s something a little different and it’ll be good craic. We’re still getting to grips with the planning details and how it will work but we’re hoping of a good turn-out. “People love a good game of bingo, including myself, and now they won’t even have to leave the comfort of their own car.“I hope people are luckier than me. I’ve only ever had a line once and even then, it was a wrong call because I had a wrong number.“But even apart from the fun, we’ll have some great cash prize on offer,” he said.GAA CLUB HOPING FOR FULL HOUSE WITH FIRST EVER DRIVE-IN BINGO! was last modified: September 26th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:donegaldrive-in bingoNAOMH MUIRElast_img read more

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