Morning Minutes: June 28



The Leesville Leader, June 10, 1910 reported: an election was held in Leesville for a suitable school building and 4 mills was approved for a period of thirty years. Commissioners for the election were J.L. Martin, Ben Lyons, and E.C. Bray. Clerk was Hay Booker. - from Tall Pines II, A history of Vernon Parish, Louisiana and its People by Erbon W. Wise.



Word of the Day

Balletomane ba-LET-uh-mayn (noun) A devotee of ballet -- www.merriam-webster.com



Website of the Day

BookSwim

www.bookswim.com

Kind of like Netflix for books, BookSwim is an online book rental club that delivers books to your doorstep. Choose among four different price plans, create a list of books you want to read, and wait for them to arrive.  



Number to Know

2.5 million: In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation. -- www.census.gov



This Day in History

June 28, 1997: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II - Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.



Today's Featured Birthday

Actor/director/etc. Mel Brooks (84)



Daily Quote

"If you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive." - Mel Brooks



 


      
Morning Minutes: June 28

The Leesville Leader, June 10, 1910 reported: an election was held in Leesville for a suitable school building and 4 mills was approved for a period of thirty years. Commissioners for the election were J.L. Martin, Ben Lyons, and E.C. Bray. Clerk was Hay Booker. - from Tall Pines II, A history of Vernon Parish, Louisiana and its People by Erbon W. Wise.

Word of the Day
Balletomane ba-LET-uh-mayn (noun) A devotee of ballet -- www.merriam-webster.com

Website of the Day
BookSwim
www.bookswim.com
Kind of like Netflix for books, BookSwim is an online book rental club that delivers books to your doorstep. Choose among four different price plans, create a list of books you want to read, and wait for them to arrive.  

Number to Know
2.5 million: In July 1776, the estimated number of people living in the newly independent nation. -- www.census.gov

This Day in History
June 28, 1997: Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield II - Tyson is disqualified in the 3rd round for biting a piece from Holyfield's ear.

Today's Featured Birthday
Actor/director/etc. Mel Brooks (84)

Daily Quote
"If you're alive you've got to flap your arms and legs, you've got to jump around a lot, for life is the very opposite of death, and therefore you must at very least think noisy and colorfully, or you're not alive." - Mel Brooks