Nancy Burch was a member of the 1980-81 Evans homecoming court. From Leesville Leader Jan.- Apr. 1981  


Word of the Day
Intoxicate in-TAHK-suh-kayt (verb) Poison; to excite or stupefy by alcohol or a drug especially to the point where physical and mental control is markedly diminished; to excite or elate to the point of enthusiasm or frenzy -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day
Wordplays.com
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This site offers a mixture of word games and word puzzle tools. Play "Boggler" or take the Crossword Challenge and do crosswords against the clock. And if you're stuck on a word puzzle, there are plenty of tools to help you.

Number to Know
8 and ace: The cards that make up a "dead man's hand," so named because it was the hand (two aces, two eights) that Wild Bill Hickok had when he was shot to death. Hickok was born on this date in 1837.

This Day in History
May 27, 1995: Actor Christopher Reeve is paralyzed from the neck down after falling from his horse in a riding competition.

Today's Featured Birthday
Comedian-radio host-TV host Adam Carolla (46)

Daily Quote
"I've been as bad an influence on American literature as anyone I can think of." - Dashiell Hammett, who was born on this date in 1894.