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Here is today's news on mymix1041.com, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland: Topping our news today… On Sunday at approximately 4:10pm, a vehicle versus

Here is today’s news on mymix1041.com, sponsored by Toyota of Cleveland:

Topping our news today…

On Sunday at approximately 4:10pm, a vehicle versus motorcycle crash occurred at the 900 block of Paul Huff Parkway. A 2015 BMW 428, driven by Taylor Nicewarner, was attempting to turn left onto Paul Huff Parkway from the Target parking lot when it collided with a 1978 Honda motorcycle that was westbound on Paul Huff Parkway. The motorcycle was being driven by Josiah Shelton. Mr. Shelton received multiple injuries and was flown to Erlanger by LifeForce. Ms. Nicewarner was attended to at the scene by EMS, and released. Shelton’s injuries, though serious, are not reported as life threatening.

In news today…

Bradley County Schools will host a donation event to help the Meigs County Schools families affected by the fatal bus accident that took place on Oct. 27. 

A head-on collision involving a Meigs County Schools bus and a utility vehicle on the 7700 block of Highway 58 near Decatur in Meigs County resulted in the deaths of the bus driver, Lisa Dillard, and a 7-year-old-girl. Numerous others were injured in the crash as well. 

Memorial rides, circles of prayer and vigils have been held for the victims and numerous families affected by the crash. 

On Thursday, Nov. 12, Bradley County Schools will partner with the United Way, Mix 104.1, the Cleveland-Bradley Chamber of Commerce, Bowater Credit Union and Teachers Credit Union to collect monetary donations for those families on Meigs Day. 

Drop-off locations include any Bradley County school, the Chamber of Commerce, the Bradley/Cleveland Teachers Credit Union on Central Avenue, United Way of the Ocoee Region, and any Bowater Credit Union location.

Checks can be made payable to the United Way, with Meigs County written on the memo line. 

Everyone is also encouraged to wear Meigs County Schools colors, orange and black, on Nov. 12. 

From the Cleveland Daily Banner…

Allen Mincey reports: So many events have been postponed, rescheduled, or even canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the annual Veterans Day ceremony can be added to the list.

According to Pedro Gonzales, coordinator for the event, this year’s Veterans Day ceremony has been canceled following his response from state officials that indicated no gatherings should take place.

He said both he and the scheduled speaker for the event have contracted COVID-19. There is also the possibility of rain on Wednesday.

Both awards will still be officially announced on Veterans Day.

In news today…

Lee University’s virtual Homecoming, “Forever a Flame,” will begin Friday, Nov. 13, and celebrate alumni through Sunday, Nov. 15. 

The Homecoming celebration will kick off Friday morning at 10 with the Fan the Flame Leadership Summit, featuring sessions led by alumni leaders discussing the best practices and strategies of leadership in specific career arenas. Dr. Paul Conn, Lee University chancellor, will be the keynote speaker.  

The entire week will be a celebration of Lee graduates, including an alumni-led chapel service Thursday morning for the entire Lee community.  

Registration for Homecoming is free, but fees do apply for certain events.

To register for Homecoming and the Leadership Summit, or for more information, alumni can visit https://www.leeusociety.com/ or call (423) 614-8316.  

 Non-alumni can contact the Alumni Relations Office at (423) 614-8316 or email alumni@leeuniversity.edu for registration or questions.