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SKINNY, handsome preacher David Koresh – who played guitar to his loyal followers and dreamed of becoming a rock star – died more than two decades ago in the deadly Waco siege. Regarded as one of the most notorious incidents in American history, the Sun Online looks at how the religious compound became a huge fireball in Texas, killing about 80 people. Who are the Branch Davidians? Charismatic David Koresh, born Vernon Wayne Howell to his 14-year-old mum in Houston, Texas, joined the Branch Davidians at Mount Carmel, 10 miles east of Waco, in 1981. The shaggy-haired young Koresh moved to the remote religious compound, a splinter group of the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, after trying – and failing – to become a rock star in Hollywood. He had extensive knowledge of the Bible, which he had memorised large sections of, and became leader of the group in 1987 after being rejected by the Adventist Church in Texas. Koresh, who regarded himself as an angel and God's … [Read more...] about Waco Siege – what happened at Mount Carmel in Texas and who are Branch Davidians?
A large tree on the edge of Northfield Cemetery was torn from its roots during a storm Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, ripping out the nearby fence that separated the cemetery from a church property. A spokesperson for the National Weather Service in the Twin Cities said there were at least two “likely” tornadoes in southern Minnesota, one near Medford and one near Faribault, though neither could be officially confirmed. (Philip Weyhe / Northfield News via Forum News Service)Bill Bongers stands in front of a barn, built in the 1920s, on his farm property just south of Northfield, Minn. The barn, three sheds and about 15 trees on the same property were destroyed from a storm carrying high winds and possibly tornadoes in southern Minnesota. (Philip Weyhe / Northfield News via Forum News Service)Red Barn Farm in Northfield was devastated. The owners of the pizza barn and wedding venue were hosting extended family at the time of impact and found safety in a cellar, pictured here. … [Read more...] about Communities clean up after tornadoes rake southern Minnesota
The Chicago High School Kickoff Classic, an annual football tripleheader usually held at Soldier Field, is looking for a new home.Jim McHugh, who helped launch the event in 1995 and still coordinates it, said Monday that the Bears have exercised their right to veto any events at Soldier Field five days before the team plays. That leaves McHugh trying to line up a substitute site for this year's matchups: Lockport versus Providence, St. Laurence versus Benet and Mount Carmel versus Hope Academy.Plan B is Toyota Park, which has promised a decision by the end of this week on whether it will host the games.The Bears will host exhibition games against the Chiefs on Saturday, Aug. 25, and the Bills on Thursday, Aug. 30. The Bears lost a possible home exhibition date earlier in August because Soldier Field will host Jay-Z and Beyonce concerts Aug. 10 and 11.McHugh said he had hoped to stage the Chicago High School Kickoff Classic at Soldier Field on Sunday, Aug. 26. He met with Bears … [Read more...] about Annual prep football tripleheader must move from Soldier Field
While the beatdown goes on at Guaranteed Rate Field, the White Sox front office is focused on a group of seven players it’s considering for the fourth pick in the amateur draft, which begins June 4.“We feel pretty confident that within the group of seven, we’re going to get a special player,” scouting director Nick Hostetler said. “While there may not be a Bryce Harper, Kris Bryant or Stephen Strasburg in this draft, it’s a deep draft. We think we could also wind up with first-round talent with our second pick and maybe even in the third round. It’s a really interesting draft.”Within the organization and among the cult of fans who follow scouting and player development, this draft has elicited great anticipation since Chris Sale was traded to the Red Sox during the 2016 winter meetings.The biggest names in college baseball then were advanced hitters Seth Beer of Clemson and Luken Baker of TCU, who were coming off monster freshman … [Read more...] about White Sox zeroing in on group of seven prospects for No. 4 draft pick