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Cedar County, Missouri

Cedar County is a county located in the southwest portion of the U. S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 13,982, its county seat is Stockton. The county was founded February 14, 1845, named after Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Sac River, which in turn is named from the Eastern red cedar, a common tree of the area. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 499 square miles, of which 474 square miles is land and 24 square miles is water; the water area includes Stockton Lake. St. Clair County Polk County Dade County Vernon County U. S. Route 54 Route 32 Route 39 Route 97 Route 215 As of the census of 2000, there are 13,733 people, 5,685 households, 3,894 families residing in the county; the population density is 29 people per square mile. There are 6,813 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county is 96.58% White, 0.32% Black or African American, 0.66% Native American, 0.46% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.50% from other races, 1.43% from two or more races.

1.11% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There are 5,685 households out of which 27.80% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.50% are married couples living together, 7.90% have a female householder with no husband present, 31.50% are non-families. 28.10% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.30% have someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.35 and the average family size is 2.86. In the county, the population is spread out with 24.60% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 22.80% from 25 to 44, 25.40% from 45 to 64, 20.80% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 42 years. For every 100 females there are 95.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 90.50 males. The median income for a household in the county is $26,694, the median income for a family is $32,710. Males have a median income of $25,017 versus $17,594 for females; the per capita income for the county is $14,356. 17.40% of the population and 11.60% of families are below the poverty line.

Out of the total population, 24.80% of those under the age of 18 and 14.20% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. El Dorado Springs R-II School District – El Dorado Springs El Dorado Springs Elementary School El Dorado Springs Middle School El Dorado Springs High School Stockton R-I School District – Stockton Stockton Elementary School Stockton Middle School Stockton High School Agape Boarding School – Stockton – Baptist – Boys El Dorado Christian School – El Dorado Springs – Church of God Cedar County Library District The Republican Party controls politics at the local level in Cedar County. Republicans hold all of the elected positions in the county. Cedar County is split between three of Missouri’s legislative districts that elect members of the Missouri House of Representatives. All three are represented by Republicans. District 125 — Warren Love; the district includes the rest of the northern part of the county. District 127 — Mike Kelley. Consists of Jerico Springs, Umber View Heights, the rest of the southern part of the county.

District 128 — Mike Stephens. Consists of Stockton and the rest of the center of the county. All of Cedar County is a part of Missouri’s 28th District in the Missouri Senate; the seat is vacant. The previous incumbent, Mike Parson was elected Lieutenant Governor in 2016. All of Cedar County is included in Missouri’s 4th Congressional District and is represented by Vicky Hartzler in the U. S. House of Representatives. Former Governor Mike Huckabee received more votes, a total of 1,051, than any candidate from either party in Cedar County during the 2008 presidential primary. Caplinger Mills El Dorado Springs Jerico Springs Stockton Umber View Heights National Register of Historic Places listings in Cedar County, Missouri Cedar County, Missouri Digitized 1930 Plat Book of Cedar County from University of Missouri Division of Special Collections and Rare Books


Degana is a town municipality and headquarter to Sub-Division and Tehsil located in Nagaur district of Rajasthan, India. Degana Railway Junction was made at a small village in the pre-independence era on the Jaipur-Jodhpur railway track for the reason of having a railway-node for better operational control as there was a stretch of more than 300 km without any station in-between. With the passage of time, a Town came into being by drawing more and more dwellers and houses in last 50 years nearer to the railway station owing to better transport connectivity to more significant city centers like Jaipur and Bikaner; the city now has headquarters for administrative units of the sub-division. Degana is 15 km from Gachhipura Railway station; as of 2011 India census, Degana had a population of 34,315. Males constitute 53% of the population and females 47%. Degana has an average literacy rate of 70%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 75%, female literacy is 51%. Wolfram deposits are found in Renwat Hill at Degana.

In this mineral the tungstate of iron and manganese occurs, in the veins and lodes of granite and philites. A reserve of the order of 3,400 tones has been established; until 1994 Hindustan Zinc was mining here in collaboration with government of Rajasthan, but as the depth of mineral is now deep it is not that economical to mine mineral from this reservoir so they decided to stop mining for a certain time and started to import. The village has the temples of ambe mata mandir soni bhawan, Shitala Mata, Karni Mata Chaumunda mata, Deonarayan, Shree Venkatesh Satyanarayan Temple, Temple was inaugurated on 13 May 1994 to fulfill the dream of Late Jainarayanji Karwa By his son Shri Sriniwasji Karwa; the idols are Lord Satyanarayan, Goddess Laxmi and Lord hanunman. Main functions are on the Anniversary of Temple, Shiv Mandir, Gaytari Mandir, Veer Teja ji Mandir, Dharmshala hanuman mandir etc. There is an annual cattle-fair in village from Rajathani month Asoja Krishna 1 to 10 Dashahara. Village has got three Mosques, One Eidgaah for Muslims.

Muslim Dargaah. Degana is located at 26.895052°N 74.322166°E / 26.895052. It has an average elevation of 353 metres. There is a Govt. Senior Secondary School with Science and Arts faculties situated at Degana-Chandaroon Road. School was developed by Shri Bhanwar Lal Karwa and Hon'ble Citizens of Degana Junction and Chandaroon Village. Degana city has Girls school up to Senior classes and Girls school attached with Maharshi Dayanand Saraswati University for ARTS Subject situated at Sadar Bazar, Deagna Junction; some Schools of Degana Region: Rajasthan Secondary School Sharda Bal Niketan Rana International School Veer teja school Vivekanand sr school Blue rose school Vidhya sagar Saraswati Bal Niketan Sr Sec School, TilaneshColleges in Degana: Government college, degana Marwar college, nagaur fatak, degana Sharada Mahavidyalaya offering science and Arts course. JaiShree College is a private degree college Degana is a town populated around a railway junction on Jaipur-Jodhpur Broad-gauge line of North-Westorn Railway.

Thence it has good connectivity to Jaipur, Jodhpur and Bikaner through the railway network. Its location is Latitude 26° 53' 45" N and Longitude 74° 19' 15" E. Another railway line from Degana Junction to Ratangarh now upgraded to Broad-gauge has elevated the importance of this town Station; this line runs through Deedwana, Ladnun and joins the Bikaner-Delhi Railway line at Ratangarh. Direct trains are available on a daily and weekly basis to Mumbai, Jaipur, Jaisalmer, Kota, Lucknow, Allahabad, Nagpur, Varanasi and Kolkata. Degana is connected to nearby towns by 1 National Highway, 2 State Highways and many less-maintained MDR but "sadly" with negligible presence of State Transport services on this network; the city falls on midway on the State Highway from Ajmer to Nagaur SH-60 and another State Highway Ajmer to Deedwana SH-59. A new National Highway Link NH-65A is constructed through this town, it is an alternate route of existing NH-65. The new Link NH-65A will divert from Main NH-65 at Nimbi Jodha near Ladnun and run through Banthari, Sanju, Degana, Idwa etc.

It will be a much shorter route towards Pali for all traffic from Haryana. Private Buses runs from Degana to Ajmer, Deedwana, Makrana and Jodhpur but with unpleasant service and an oligopolistic system of bus operators running on approx hourly basis connecting most of the villages of this Sub-division. Nagaur district has the oldest history of Panchyati Raj institutions in independent India as they were inaugurated by the Prime Minister Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru on 2 October 1959, and Degana being the first among few Panchayats which had elections. Degana was part of a large but single Gram Panchayat of 19 villages. Jajunda had a long political and social influence since until his demise on 29 August 2007. During last 12 years Kana Ram Jajunda did lot of organizing work to spread the message and vision of his political ideology since he joined Bharatiya Janata Party in 1996. In 1996, BJP recorded its first victory on Nagaur MP seat and grew from strength to strength; the Degana Assembly Constituency is representsted in Rajasthan Vidhan Sabha by Ajay Singh Kilak of Bharatiya Janata Party who defeated Richhpal Singh Mirdha 4 times MLA and stalwart of Indian National Congress by a narrow margin of 1174 votes in 2008 Assembly elections and again went on to defeat Richhpal Singh Mirdha this time decisively by a margin of 14482 vot

Miss Universe Kenya

„”Miss Universe Kenya is a national pageant in Kenya, first held in 2004 and an annual national contest to choose ambassador for the Miss Universe pageant. Miss Universe Kenya is not related to the previous Miss World Miss Kenya contests. Miss Universe Kenya was held for first time in 2004. Between 1987 and 2002 the Miss Kenya winners represented Kenya at the Miss Universe. From 2004 to 2005 Miss Universe Kenya Organization made separation pageant in under Miss Universe Kenya Management in Nairobi. In 2006, Miss Universe Kenya could no longer compete at Miss Universe. Began in 2014, Maria Sarungi Tsehai, national director for Miss Universe Tanzania, secured the rights to the Miss Universe Kenya franchise; the competition is back under owner. In 2016 Miss Universe Kenya concept was sponsored by Hennessy drink company. In 2018, Miss Universe Kenya made a come back with a one of a kind event; the pageant had over 250 girls applying, 100 made it to the first auditions that were held in the country's premiere futuristic mall Two Rivers Mall.

Subsequent challenge boot-camps saw the girls narrowed down to final 15 who went on to battle for the title at a glamorous coronation evening held at Sankara Nairobi Hotel. The coronation night came to an end when Wabaiya Kariuki took the title and is the current Miss Universe Kenya. Miss Universe. Miss Universe Kenya has started to send a Winner to Miss Universe from 1987. On occasion, when the winner does not qualify for either contest, a runner-up is sent. Kenya at major beauty pageants

List of Sacramento Regional Transit light rail stations

The Sacramento Regional Transit District, or Sacramento RT, operates a three-line urban light rail mass transit network, serving portions of greater Sacramento, United States. The network consists of three lines, the Blue and Gold Lines that both opened in 1987 and the Green Line that opened in 2012; the 43-mile network serves over 56,800 passengers a day as of 2012, making it the 10th-largest light rail system in the United States in terms of ridership. The stations along the network are open-air structures featuring passenger canopies for protection from adverse weather. Twenty-six stations offer bus transfer services and eighteen have free park-and-ride lots with a total of 7,379 available parking spaces. Works of public art included at several stations were developed as part of the RT Public Art Program, represent an array of media including, sculptures and murals; each was commissioned to incorporate an identity and sense of place unique to the neighborhood surrounding the station. Light rail service began on March 12, 1987, with the opening of 13 stations between Watt/I-80 and 8th & O.

The second phase of the initial line opened on September 5, 1987, with 13 stations between Archives Plaza and Butterfield. In 1994, a pair of infill stations opened at 48th Street. Included as part of the network, both stations were deferred resulting from neighborhood opposition only to be built due to changing attitudes towards the rail project. In 1998, Mather Field / Mills opened at Rancho Cordova as the first extension to the original network; the District opened 17 stations as part of multiple expansion projects between 2003–2007, resulting in the construction of stations in Sacramento, Rancho Cordova, Gold River and Folsom. On June 15, 2012, 7th & Richards / Township 9 opened as the first new station constructed for the Green Line. Three additional stations were opened on the Blue Line on August 24, 2015, extending the line 4.3 miles to Cosumnes River College. Still in the conceptual phase of development, the Green Line will add 13 miles of track in connecting Downtown Sacramento with the Sacramento International Airport

The Beacon Light

The Beacon Light is a painting by J. M. W. Turner, it was given to the National Museum of Wales by the Davies sisters. For some time it is now accepted as authentic. Beacon Light was among a number of works that were said to have been given by Turner to his mistress, Mrs Booth, it was sold at Christie's by John Pound. In 1922, it was sold as a genuine Turner and the Davies sisters spent £2,625 to buy it. Following the death of Gwendoline Davies, it was among seven works by Turner that were donated to the National Museum of Wales. Shortly after the donation, doubts were raised about its authenticity and that of two other Turners donated by the sisters. Butlin and Joll dated the work to c. 1835-1840 and suggest that it is a fragment of a larger canvas'which has been worked on by a hand other than Turner's'. At that time, it was believed to depict the Needles on the Isle of Wight It was removed from display, but did appear in a 2007 exhibition, it returned to display in September 2012. It was featured on the BBC TV programme Fake or Fortune?

Scientific analysis showed that the paint used was consistent with Turner's known usage and that the same paint had been used for the whole of the picture. An X-ray showed. Philip Mould and Bendor Grosvenor were able to establish that the scene was near Margate and not on the Isle of Wight as had been believed; the evidence for the painting's authenticity was presented to Martin Butlin, the co-author of the Turner catalogue raisonné, who accepted that the work was genuine

Iain Macnab

Iain Macnab of Barachastlain was a Scottish wood-engraver and painter. As a prominent teacher he was influential in the development of the British school of wood-engraving, his pictures are noted for clarity of composition. His concepts of the sense of motion which could be created by the shape of repetitive parallel lines were of profound influence, in particular in relation to the art of linocut – an art form which both he and Claude Flight pioneered at the Grosvenor School of Modern Art where with the teachers included Cyril Power and Sybil Andrews, his work was shown in the British pavilion at the Venice Biennale of 1930. Iain Macnab was born in Iloilo in the Philippines on 21 October 1890 to Scottish parents, the son of John Macnab of the Hongkong and Shanghai Bank; the family moved to Scotland. Macnab served in France in the First World War as a captain in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, he was wounded as a machine-gun officer, invalided out and spent two years in bed recovering from his wounds.

He rejoined the military in the Second World War, despite his age, became a pilot officer in the Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was again wounded and invalided twice, in 1942 and 1945, he married the dancer Helen Wingrave. Macnab was educated at Merchiston Castle School in Edinburgh before studying at Glasgow School of Art and at Heatherley’s in 1918. From 1919-1925 he was principal of Heatherley’s School of Art. In 1925 he became the founding principal of the Grosvenor School of Modern Art. Macnab was hereditary standard bearer to the Macnab of Macnab. Macnab died in London on 24 December 1967, his younger sister Chica Macnab was an artist. Macnab, Iain. Nicht at Eenie: the bairns' Parnassus / With wood-engravings by Iain MacNab. Warlingham, Surrey: Sampson Press. ISBN 9780883054222. Reprinted 1973, Norwood Editions, USA Macnab, Iain. Figure drawing. London and New York: The Studio. Revised second edition 1940 Macnab, Iain; the Student's book of wood-engraving. London: Sir Isaac Pitman. Reprinted 1947 Browning, Robert.

Selected Poems. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books. Wood-engravings by Iain Macnab Landor, Walter Savage. Richard Buxton; the sculptured garland: A selection from the lyrical poems of Walter Savage Landor. Macnab, Iain. London: Dropmore Press. ISBN 978-0841457096. Works by Macnab are in the following public collections: British Museum Kelvingrove Art Gallery, Glasgow Victoria and Albert Museum, London Ashmolean Museum, Oxford Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge British Council UK Government Art Collection Government of Canada Government of New Zealand Macnab was a member of the following arts organisations: Royal Institute of Oil Painters, president Imperial Arts League, chairman National Society of Painters and Engravers, fellow Royal Society of Painter-Etchers and Engravers, honorary auditor Garrett, Albert. Wood Engravings and Drawings of Iain Macnab of Barachastlain. Tunbridge Wells, UK: Midas Books. ISBN 9780859360111