The collection of more than 300 books forming the Theological library of Dr. W. H. Wilkinson, pastor emeritus of the First Baptist Church in Ontgomery, has been donated to Eugene P. Watson Memorial Library at Northwestern State University in 1981. From Leesville Leader Jan-Apr 1981.
Word of the Day
Nosocomial nah-suh-KOH-mee-ul (adj.) Acquired or occurring in a hospital -- www.merriam-webster.com
Website of the Day
Celebrated on May 25 to mark the premiere of the first "Star Wars," Geek Pride Day celebrates all things nerd or geek. This website fully embraces the idea, from stop-motion Lego "Star Wars" movies to superhero keyboards. Note: Some language isn't family-friendly.
Number to Know
2001: Today also is Towel Day, a holiday created in 2001 to honor Douglas Adams and his "Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy" series. On this day, Adams fans carry around towels. Go to http://towelday.org for more information.
This Day in History
May 25, 1961: Apollo program: President John F. Kennedy announces before a special joint session of Congress his goal to initiate a project to put a "man on the moon" before the end of the decade.
Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Mike Myers (47)
"All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better." - Ralph Waldo Emerson, who was born on this date in 1803.