Installed as president of the Vernon-Leesville Chamber of Commerce president at the Friday banquet was Mrs. Francis Anderson, a counselor at Fort Polk elementary. - from The Leesville Leader, Jan-Apr 1981.



Word of the Day

Olla podrida ah-luh-puh-DREE-duh (noun) A rich seasoned stew of slowly simmered meat and vegetables that is a traditional Spanish and Latin-American dish; hodgepodge -- www.merriam-webster.com



Website of the Day

Big Cartoon DataBase

www.bcdb.com

Browse your favorite cartoon classics and animated films. This searchable resource compiles information about cartoons, including production details such as voice actors, producers and directors, as well as plot summaries and user reviews of cartoons.



Number to Know

20-50: Life expectancy in years of those with HIV if they are treated at diagnosis, a huge leap in the survival rate over those who aren't treated (nine to 11 years), according to the journal Lancet. Today is National HIV Testing Day.



This Day in History

June 27, 1844: Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Ill., jail.



Today's Featured Birthday

Actor Tobey Maguire (35)



Daily Quote

"It requires more strength to be gentle, so it's the everyday encounters of life that I think we've prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people." - Bob Keeshan, aka Captain Kangaroo, who was born on this date in 1927.



 


Installed as president of the Vernon-Leesville Chamber of Commerce president at the Friday banquet was Mrs. Francis Anderson, a counselor at Fort Polk elementary. - from The Leesville Leader, Jan-Apr 1981.

Word of the Day
Olla podrida ah-luh-puh-DREE-duh (noun) A rich seasoned stew of slowly simmered meat and vegetables that is a traditional Spanish and Latin-American dish; hodgepodge -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day
Big Cartoon DataBase
www.bcdb.com
Browse your favorite cartoon classics and animated films. This searchable resource compiles information about cartoons, including production details such as voice actors, producers and directors, as well as plot summaries and user reviews of cartoons.

Number to Know
20-50: Life expectancy in years of those with HIV if they are treated at diagnosis, a huge leap in the survival rate over those who aren't treated (nine to 11 years), according to the journal Lancet. Today is National HIV Testing Day.

This Day in History
June 27, 1844: Joseph Smith, Jr., founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and his brother Hyrum Smith, are murdered by a mob at the Carthage, Ill., jail.

Today's Featured Birthday
Actor Tobey Maguire (35)

Daily Quote
"It requires more strength to be gentle, so it's the everyday encounters of life that I think we've prepared children for and prepared them to be good to other people and to consider other people." - Bob Keeshan, aka Captain Kangaroo, who was born on this date in 1927.