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Word of the Day for Saturday, September 26, 2009
traduce \truh-DOOS; -DYOOS\, transitive verb:
To expose to contempt or shame by means of false statements or misrepresentation; to represent as blamable; to vilify.
Sir Edward rang twice to stress that he had no business relationship with the family other than his consultancy, but also to vouch for the fact that they were "splendid people" who should not be traduced.
I sometimes wonder whether those who traduce today's television have any conception just how much is on offer to the growing number of us with multi-channel television.
The only problem is that his corrective arguments tend to traduce rationalism as the exclusive preserve of wild-eyed eggheads who only ever spin webs of marvelously useless deduction.
Traduce derives from Latin traducere, "to lead across, to lead along, to display, to expose to ridicule," from trans-, "across, over" + ducere, "to lead."
Saturday, September 26, 2009
Friday, September 25, 2009
STREET DEPARTMENT REPORT – 9/28/09
Department: Street Department
Date: September 18-24, 2009
Prepared by Oscar Hoskins and Earnest Womack
Specific Weekly Activities:
Repaired arm sensor on Sanitation unit 27
Tightened hydraulic hose on Knuckle boom unit 105
Replaced coils in black CID unit
Replaced tailgate pin and bent tailgate flap on red and white dump truck
Serviced box shop truck (needs fuel pump)
Replaced fuel pump on Dodge box shop truck
Worked on arm of Sanitation unit 25
Assisted with tree removal on DeSoto St
Replaced hose on Knuckle boom unit 105
Repaired arm on Sanitation unit 25
Replaced front brakes and rotors on Fire Chief's F150
Replaced spark plugs, wires, distributor cap, and rotors in Dodge box shop truck
Replaced hydraulic line on Sanitation unit 26 (picked up from Scruggs)
Replaced hydraulic line on Sanitation unit 26 (Womack manufactured new line)
Removed and replaced radiator on P&R red GMC
Tightened wires on arm of Sanitation unit 27
Worked on Police unit 15 (running hot)
Worked on Sanitation unit 25 (needs air valve)
Replaced seal on Knuckle boom unit 107
800 block Walker-1
800 block Poplar-5
900 block Poplar-1
1000 block Poplar-1
900 block McDonough-1
Center St behind TIC-1
Picked up numerous dead animals from street
Picked up 3 animal from vet
Checked on pack of dogs at CHS and Beechcrest Elem
Continuous removal of debris throughout city designated trash routes
Litter pick up at primary routes of City:
Womack met with Water Dept on
Welded storm drain on
Ran sweeper on
Cut and mowed:
Median at Biscoe &
River park bench area
East side shop
Ditch at First &
Ditch at 10th &
1 lot at
Checked ditch on
Cut up tree hanging across road on
Cut and removed leaning tree on DeSoto St
Street Dept DL checks at Revenue Office complete
Cut and mowed:
College & McDonough
Womack repaired pressure washer
Turned in Street Dept DL checks to HR
Womack to Scruggs to replace line on Sanitation unit 26
Contacted Ken Weiland about 127 Valley Dr
Cut and mowed:
Panama Rd-4 lots
Corner lots at
Womack remanufactured line for Sanitation unit 26
Contacted Advance Equipment concerning installation of lifts
Cut and mowed:
Entrance to Red Bud Cove & Holiday Hills
Mowed No & So Ridge
Mowed on So Pecan
Welcome sign at El Canaveral
West center greens
Follow Up Activities:
Sidewalk-100 block Coanza (contacted D Jones)
Cleaned curbing in
Miller Loop-One Call
Repair culvert at intersection of Valley Dr & Oakland
Repair loop at
O Hoskins & V Jordan attended ARC in Eureka Springs
CID COMMANDER, SGT. R. COVINGTON SR.
DATE: September 25, 2009 Month of September 18- September 24, 2009
CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY
Investigators are currently investigating the Breaking and Entering of several vehicles located at The Pines Apartments. There are no suspects at this time and this case is currently being investigated.
Investigators are currently investigating the charge of Theft of Property committed against Helena- West Helena resident. There is one suspect at this time and this case is currently under investigation.
CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS
Investigators are currently investigating 1 alleged Battery 1st Degree, after Khaydia Smith reported to police that she was stabbed by the accused Sandra Foreman, who was arrested and charged and has currently been released on bond. Updated and transferred to the prosecutor for trial.
Investigators are currently investigating 1 alleged Aggravated Assault on a family Member. There has been one arrest made in this case.
Investigators investigated 1 alleged Rape involving suspect Jason Roberts. There was an arrest made on Roberts and this case has been turned over for prosecution.
Investigators have made an arrest in the Tyronza Smith homicide and that individual Lakeisha Davis is awaiting bond in the Phillips County Jail.
Investigators are currently investigating the charge of Possession of Controlled Substance Marijuana and Possession w/ Intent & Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. There was one arrest made and this case has been turned over to the prosecuting attorney for trial.
MISC. FELONIOUS CRIME
Off- site recording for The Office of Investigations
Networking for East and West Precincts
Criminal Investigation Division fuel Purchased for the week of September 18- 24, 2009
Fuel Usage Cost
Roy Covington Sr.
21.1 Gal. @ $2.37
15.5 Gal. @ $2.37
15.9 Gal. @ $2.37
11.4 Gal. @ $2.37
14.5 Gal. @ $2.37
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