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Arkabutla Lake

Arkabutla Lake is a reservoir on the Coldwater River in the U. S. state of Mississippi. It was created following the construction of the Arkabutla Dam in 1940 on the Coldwater River; the dam is located on Arkabutla Dam Rd 4 miles north of the small community of Arkabutla. It is one of four Flood Damage Reduction reservoirs in northern Mississippi, with the others being Sardis and Grenada lakes. With an annual visitation exceeding 2 million people, Arkabutla Lake accommodates a wide variety of recreational interest and activities throughout the entire year; the Arkabutla Lake project includes 57,250 acres of water. The dam is 11,500 ft long with an average height of 67 ft. There are 37,700 acres of land at the project which are open to the public for hunting. According to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers website, after a series of disastrous floods during the mid-19th century and early 20th century, high priority was given to flood control projects; the worst flood in modern history of the Lower Mississippi Valley occurred in the Great Mississippi Flood of 1927.

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers became the planners and builders of the flood control projects; these projects were made possible by Congress passing the Flood Control Act of 1937. Engineers determined the headwaters of the Yazoo River contributed to or caused much of the flooding that occurred in the Mississippi Delta region. In addition to the construction of levees along the Yazoo River, four flood control reservoirs were constructed in north Mississippi as part of the Yazoo Basin Headwater Project. Arkabutla Dam, the second of the dams to be built, was constructed in 1940 on the Coldwater River. In 1942, the U. S. Government moved the town of Coldwater and 700 residents, at a cost of $250,000, to its present location 1-mile south of the original site. Today a monument dedicated to the old town of Coldwater, flooded and submerged by creation of the dam and reservoir, stands just west of the Coldwater exit off Interstate 55. A few remnants of the old town are visible, but a majority of the site remains underwater year round.

When completed, the Yazoo Headwater Project will protect 1,209,000 acres of land against flooding and will protect another 303,000 acres. Benefits of the Headwater Project are reduced flooding around the cities of Greenwood, Yazoo City and other smaller communities within the Yazoo River Basin, it has led to increased agricultural and industrial productivity because more land is available for these purposes. As a result, the region's national and international markets for produce have increased, families have benefited from the growing job market; the main fish that live in the lake are Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Spotted bass, Blue catfish, Black crappie, White crappie, Green sunfish, Longear sunfish, Redear sunfish, White bass. The Coen brothers' movie, O Brother, Where Art Thou?, set in 1937, has action taking place in a valley, flooded during the construction of the Arktabutta Reservoir, based on Arkabutla Lake. A brief still shot of a newspaper dated Tuesday, July 13, 1937 bears the headline "T.

V. A. FINALIZING PLANS FOR FLOODING OF ARKTABUTTA VALLEY"; the character Everett McGill had buried treasure at a cabin located in that valley. U. S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Arkabutla Lake Arkabutla Lake official web page - USACE official web page. Synopsis for O Brother, Where Art Thou?,

Glycoside hydrolase family 77

In molecular biology, glycoside hydrolase family 77 is a family of glycoside hydrolases. Glycoside hydrolases EC 3.2.1. are a widespread group of enzymes that hydrolyse the glycosidic bond between two or more carbohydrates, or between a carbohydrate and a non-carbohydrate moiety. A classification system for glycoside hydrolases, based on sequence similarity, has led to the definition of >100 different families. This classification is available on the CAZy web site, discussed at CAZypedia, an online encyclopedia of carbohydrate active enzymes; the enzymes in this family have amylomaltase or 4-α-glucanotransferase activity CAZY GH_77, they transfer a segment of a -alpha-D-glucan to a new 4-position in an acceptor, which may be glucose or -alpha-D-glucan. They belong to the disproportionating family of enzymes

Roy Johnson (1980s outfielder)

Roy Edward Johnson was an outfielder in Major League Baseball, playing at center field in parts of three seasons for the Montreal Expos. Listed at 6' 4", 205 lb. Johnson batted and threw left-handed. A native of Parkin, Arkansas, he was selected by the Expos in the 5th round of the 1980 draft out of Tennessee State University. Johnson was a distinguished hitter in the minors, but he was not able to translate it to major league success, he hit for a.361 batting average with 90 RBI and a.561 slugging percentage for the 1982 Wichita Aeros, where he played in 1983. Dealt to the Oakland Athletics, he played for Triple-A Tacoma Tigers during three seasons, hitting.343 in 1986. He posted a. 171 average with four RBI in 36 major league games. In an eight-season minor league career, he hit.291 with 85 homers and 428 RBI in 773 games, including a.829 on-base plus slugging. He played for the Piratas de Campeche of the Mexican League and became their hitting coach. Johnson died at his San Francisco de Campeche home of a heart attack at the age of 49.

He was buried in Campeche. Johnson is regarded as one of the most powerful foreign-born hitters to play in Mexican baseball. Called the "Arkansas Train," he shares the Mexican League record for most home runs in one game with four, has the Campeche home run record as well; the 1982 Expos had Andre Dawson, Tim Raines and Warren Cromartie as regulars in the outfield, with Terry Francona and Johnson serving in backup roles. Career statistics and player information from MLB, or Baseball-Reference, or Baseball-Reference

Werner Enders

Werner Enders was a German operatic tenor and member of the Komische Oper Berlin. Born in Beiersdorf, Enders attended the music school of Radebeul and studied violin in Zwickau and Berlin. In 1941/42 he helped as second violinist at the Semperoper Dresden. During the war he suffered a paralysis of his left hand, which made it impossible for him to continue playing the violin. From 1945 he therefore played drums and from 1947 he was a choir singer in Zwickau, since he had received singing training. Two years he went to the Landestheater Altenburg where he worked as a soloist for four years, he was at the Landestheater Halle and belonged together with Philine Fischer, Margarete Herzberg, Günther Leib, Hellmuth Kaphahn, Kurt Hübenthal and others to the ensemble of the Handel Festival, Halle. In 1955 Enders was engaged by the Komische Oper Berlin. There he was a member of the ensemble from 1957 and denoted as Kammersänger, from 1993 he was an honorary member. "Walter Felsenstein discovered the young tenor by chance in Halle and was so convinced of his creation of a women's role in Il Campiello that he brought him to the comic opera together with the director and stage designer," was tribute paid by the Komische Oper to him on his death.

Enders appeared in 61 productions by Walter Felsenstein, Joachim Herz, Götz Friedrich and Harry Kupfer on stage, including King Bobèche in Offenbach's Bluebeard and a double role in Janáček's The Cunning Little Vixen. He was one of the soloists who sang in the world premiere of the opera Das Land Bum-Bum composed by Georg Katzer with a libretto by Rainer Kirsch at the Komische Oper, a piece critical of the East German communist regime. Enders died in Berlin at age 81. 1956: First Handel Prize 1962: National Prize of the German Democratic Republic 1968: Hans Werner Henze: Der junge Lord – direction: Joachim Herz Guild of the German Stage, Deutsches Bühnen-Jahrbuch 2007, Verlag Bühnenschriften-Vertriebs-Gesellschaft mbH, Hamburg, 2007, p. 852 ISSN 0070-4431 Werner Enders on Operissimo Gratulationsdefilee für Bobéche, den König der Komödianten. Zum 80. Geburtstag Werner Enders discography at Discogs

Gholamreza Ghodsi

Gholamreza Ghodsi was a belletrist and poet from Mashhad, Iran. Ghodsi was born in 1925 in Iran, his genealogy goes back to Mirza Mohammad Jan Ghodsi Mashhadi, the celebrated poet of Safavid era, the head of Astan Quds treasury and traveled there at the era of Shah Jahan, the era of Persian poetry prosperity. After completing the primary school, Ghodsi initiated Qadimeh studies, he learned Arabic literature, principles of Islamic jurisprudence and logic and philosophy from great scholars of Khorassan like Mohammad Taghi Adib Neyshabouri and Hashem Ghazvini and studied at Faculty of Theology at University of Mashhad. He started poetry writing, he wrote sonnets but he was interested in the Indian style and the themes of his poems were social and political. Ghodsi founded "Ferdowsi Athenaeum" of Mashhad, with the aim of organizing the literary situation of his homeland, he founded this athenaeum with some of his friends in 1946. He traveled to India for compiling poems of his great grandfather Mirza Mohammad Jan Ghodsi Mashhadi and his goal was to gain other manuscripts of this poet.

Professor Ghodsi taught Persian and Arabic language and Literature at Ferdowsi University of Mashhad. He died on 11 December 1989 at the age of 64 and he was buried at block 168, in Azadi Courtyard of Imam Reza holy shrine in Mashhad. "I wish I were..." "Enough for us" "Collection of Poems", the book "Contemporary Poetry in Khorassan", 1964. "Collection of Poems", Iranian Contemporary Lyric Diwan of Poems "Songs of Ghodsi", Culture and Guidance General Administration publications, 1991. "Collection of Poems", the book "a Breeze from the Region of Khorassan", 1991. " Companions of the Prophet", about history of Islam, Besat publications Persian Literature I, high school textbook and Textbooks Department Office Persian Literature III, high school textbook and Textbooks Department Office Bagherzadeh, Twenty One Articles, Mashhad: Sokhan Gostar, 2008. Selected Texts of Persian Literature, university textbook, Nashr Daneshgahi publications, ISBN 978-964-01-1277-9. Selected Texts of Persian Literature, university textbook, Nashr Daneshgahi publications, ISBN 964-01-0805-7.

Motavalli, Ahmadreza, "The Picked Flowers Smell", Khorassan daily, issue 14006, 8 December 1997. Media related to Gholamreza Ghodsi at Wikimedia Commons


Eulalia! is the 19th book in the Redwall children's fantasy novel series by author Brian Jacques and illustrated by David Elliot. "Eulalia" is the war cry used by the fighting hares and badgers in the Redwall series. It comes from "Weialala leia", the lament of the Valkyries in Richard Wagner's opera Götterdämmerung, as quoted by T. S. Eliot in The Waste Land; the novel was delayed. It was released on October 4, 2007 in the US and UK. Brian Jacques attended a book signing for Eulalia! in Newark, Delaware's Borders on Sunday, October 14 and again in Minneapolis, Minnesota's Wild Rumpus on October 27. In the far, cold Northern Isles, the fox captain Vizka Longtooth and his Sea Raiders plunder a lonely farmhouse where the young badger Gorath and his grandparents live. Vizka knocks Gorath unconscious with his chain and mace and puts him on board his ship, the Bludgullet. Vizka's brother Codj sets it on fire. Meanwhile, at the mountain stronghold Salamandastron, the Badger Lord Asheye has foreseen that an unknown badger will succeed him in autumn.

He sends "Mad" Maudie, to search for the badger. After a series of events, Maudie finds herself trapped by sand lizards. At the same time, a young hedgehog called Orkwil Prink is expelled from Redwall Abbey due to thieving. Meanwhile, the captured Gorath swears to kill Codj for the deaths of his grandparents, the crew soon realize Gorath is a dangerous beast when he kills a taunting weasel; the ambitious Vizka decides to recruit Gorath into his crew. Maudie, has been rescued from the sand lizards by an owl named Asio Bardwing, he agrees to lead her to the Guosim shrews who will take her to Redwall, where Lord Asheye ordered her to go. They locate the Guosim. Vizka soon realizes that Gorath would rather die than join his crew, so he starves him. However, before Gorath dies, Codj captures Orkwil Prink. Being a thief, Orkwil soon frees Gorath. During the escape, Gorath kills Codj. Maudie and the Guosim are being tagged by another vermin band: the Brownrats, headed by the fat Gruntan Kurdly, who wanted the Guosim's logboats.

They meet up with Barbowla the otter, his holt, the squirrel Rangval the Rogue. A baby shrew is kidnapped by the Brownrats. Gorath and Orkwil have made it to Redwall and have warned Abbot Daucus and Skipper Rorc of the approaching Sea Raiders, they are joined by Rangval and his otters and the Guosim. Maudie appears bringing the baby shrew and the news that the Log-a-Log was killed, his son swears revenge on the Brownrats. Vizka had captured a mean vole and ordered him to disguise himself to gain entrance to Redwall, which he wants to conquer; this scheme fails, the vole is captured by the Redwallers. Vizka decides to tunnel his way in. However, his crew encounters the scouts of the Brownrats. Gorath gets restless, he escapes during the middle of a feast and Orkwil and Maudie set out in search of him. However, just as they were leaving, the vole kills a Sister of Redwall, steals the Sword of Martin the Warrior and runs off. Gorath, in the grip of a berserk rage, sweeps in on a horde of Brownrats, killing dozens.

Soon afterwards, one of Vizka's Sea Raiders encounters the vole. He steals the sword and heads back to Vizka's force. Orkwil and Maudie find the vole's body. Vizka, nearby, hears the trio talking and captures them. A little the Sea Raider with Martin's sword returns to Vizka, who promptly kills him because he wants the sword. Vizka leaves with his horde, telling 3 vermin to guard her companions. Gorath faints; when he comes round, he finds himself in company with two badgers: the young female Salixa and her mentor the Tabura. They return to Redwall, where Salixa leave the Tabura; the two young badgers, who are both falling in love with each other, head out looking for Vizka and his crew. The duo soon are surrounded by the vermin on top of a plateau with the Guosim, Barbowla and no rations. Maudie and Rangval, disguised as vermin, join Gorath's army on the plateau. In the process of sneaking up to it, at some point they lose Orkwil. Gruntan Kurdly, has been killed by a swan. Vizka takes control of the orders them to besiege the plateau.

Just as Gorath's army is about to be annihilated, Orkwil reappears leading a horde of Redwallers. They kill Vizka and five vermin escape. Gorath pursues Vizka through Mossflower Wood. Vizka's vermin desert him, Vizka returns to the Bludgullet, anchored in the River Moss. However, Gorath is there and kills Vizka in an amazing fight with his friends watching; the Bludgullet is renamed the Eulalia and Gorath, Orkwil, Maudie and the Guosim sail down the River Moss to Salamandastron, where Lord Asheye gives the title of Badger Lord to Gorath. In the celebrations that follow, Lord Asheye realizes that it is near autumn and that he must depart Salamandastron. To cheer Asheye up, Salixa sings a song. Asheye recognizes the song, realizes the Tabura is his long-lost brother Melutar. Asheye and his friend Maj