Fort Buhlow Lake, a manmade lake in the Alexandria-Pineville area, will be featured in the January 18 edition of Ripley's "Believe It Or Not", an internationally syndicated feature series distributed by King Features Syndicte. - from The Leesville Leader, Jan-Apr 1981.



Word of the Day

Gretna Green gret-nuh-GREEN (noun) A place where many eloping couples are married -- www.merriam-webster.com



Website of the Day

I'm Remembering!

 imremembering.com

If you're a child from the ‘80s or ‘90s, or have a child that was, this site is a fun flashback. Featuring pop-culture nostalgia - think Popples and jelly shoes - submitted by readers, you'll be surprised at what you've forgotten about childhood.



Number to Know

1987: Year when National Catfish Day was born, thanks to a proclamation by President Ronald Reagan. The day is held every June 25.



This Day in History

June 25, 1947: "The Diary of Anne Frank" is published.



Today's Featured Birthday

Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor (56)



Daily Quote

"Big Brother is watching you." - George Orwell, who was born on this date in 1903.



 


Fort Buhlow Lake, a manmade lake in the Alexandria-Pineville area, will be featured in the January 18 edition of Ripley's "Believe It Or Not", an internationally syndicated feature series distributed by King Features Syndicte. - from The Leesville Leader, Jan-Apr 1981.

Word of the Day
Gretna Green gret-nuh-GREEN (noun) A place where many eloping couples are married -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day
I'm Remembering!
 imremembering.com
If you're a child from the ‘80s or ‘90s, or have a child that was, this site is a fun flashback. Featuring pop-culture nostalgia - think Popples and jelly shoes - submitted by readers, you'll be surprised at what you've forgotten about childhood.

Number to Know
1987: Year when National Catfish Day was born, thanks to a proclamation by President Ronald Reagan. The day is held every June 25.

This Day in History
June 25, 1947: "The Diary of Anne Frank" is published.

Today's Featured Birthday
Supreme Court justice Sonia Sotomayor (56)

Daily Quote
"Big Brother is watching you." - George Orwell, who was born on this date in 1903.