When the Nona Mills Company, Ltd., with headquaters in Beaumont, Texas, established a mill in Leesvulle in 1899, the company became one of the most responsible agencies for the growth of Leesville.From Tall Pines II A History of Vernon Parish, Louisiana and its People by Erbon W. Wise.
Word of the Day
Gloze GLOHZ (verb) To mask the true nature of, give a deceptively attractive appearance to (often used with "over"); to deal with (a subject or problem) too lightly or not at all (often used with "over") -- www.merriam-webster.com
Web Site of the Day
This site is dedicated to collecting 3/4/5-view drawings, templates and blueprints for as many objects as possible. Ranging from humans to cars to mobile phones, the goal is to provide reference material for 3-D modelers, scale modelers, replica builders, etc.
Number to Know
19.4: Abortions per 1,000 women in the U.S. in 2005, according to Census.gov. That’s down from 1990, when there were 27.4 abortions per 1,000 women.
This Day in History
Jan. 22, 1973: The U.S. Supreme Court delivers its decision in Roe v. Wade, legalizing elective abortion in all 50 states.
Today’s Featured Birthday
Actress Linda Blair (51)
“If we are to go forward, we must go back and rediscover those precious values - that all reality hinges on moral foundations and that all reality has spiritual control.” - Martin Luther King Jr.