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Cleburne County, Arkansas

Cleburne County is a county located in the U. S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,970; the county seat and most populous city is Heber Springs. The county was formed on February 1883 as the last of Arkansas's 75 counties to be formed, it is named for Confederate General Patrick Cleburne. Cleburne is dry county. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 592 square miles, of which 554 square miles is land and 38 square miles is water. Much of the water area in the County includes Greers Ferry Lake, which extends westward into neighboring Van Buren County. Stone County Independence County White County Faulkner County Van Buren County As of the 2000 census, there were 24,046 people, 10,190 households, 7,408 families residing in the county; the population density was 44 people per square mile. There were 13,732 housing units at an average density of 25 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 98.20% White, 0.12% Black or African American, 0.47% Native American, 0.15% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.15% from other races, 0.89% from two or more races.

1.17 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 10,190 households out of which 26.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.70% were married couples living together, 7.90% had a female householder with no husband present, 27.30% were non-families. 24.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.30% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.74. In the county, the population was spread out with 21.30% under the age of 18, 6.60% from 18 to 24, 24.10% from 25 to 44, 26.90% from 45 to 64, 21.10% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 93.90 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.50 males. The median income for a household in the county was $31,531, the median income for a family was $37,273. Males had a median income of $28,844 versus $19,672 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,250. About 9.00% of families and 13.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.10% of those under age 18 and 11.90% of those age 65 or over.

Over The past few election cycles Cleburne county has trended towards the GOP. The last democrat to carry this county was Bill Clinton in 1996. Fairfield Bay Greers Ferry Heber Springs Quitman Concord Higden Tumbling Shoals Drasco Townships in Arkansas are the divisions of a county; each township includes unincorporated areas. Arkansas townships have limited purposes in modern times. However, the United States Census does list Arkansas population based on townships. Townships are of value for historical purposes in terms of genealogical research; each town or city is within one or more townships in an Arkansas county based on census maps and publications. The townships of Cleburne County are listed below. List of lakes in Cleburne County, Arkansas National Register of Historic Places listings in Cleburne County, Arkansas

Mile Stojkoski

Mile Stojkoski, is a Macedonian athlete and humanitarian known for going on long distance marathon runs in his wheelchair preceding the Summer Olympic Games. In 1996 he suffered a spinal cord injury from a motorcycle accident leaving him paraplegic, losing use of both his legs. After much emotional struggle and learning about living with his disability he got involved in sports and humanitarian nonprofit organizations; this led him to focus on ultramarathons in his wheelchair with primary goal to raise public awareness and funds in support of people with disabilities in Macedonia. Since 2004 he has gone on nine marathons gaining public recognition and awards. On 15 March 2012 he started his 10th marathon from Krushevo, Macedonia heading for the 2012 London Summer Olympics. Stojkoski was born in Prilep, Macedonia where he received his college degree in economics, resulting with his employment at the Public Communal Enterprise Komunalec - Prilep. To be more efficient at his job he used a small motorcycle while working on a day-to-day basis.

On 8 September 1996, Stojkoski was hit by a car while driving his scooter and was rushed to Prilep General Hospital. After receiving primary care he was sent to St. Erazmo Special Hospital for Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology in Ohrid, Macedonia for further treatment of his spinal injury, he was diagnosed with paraplegia due to the loss of the use of both his legs. From that point onward he has lived being mobile only by using his wheelchair; as Stojkoski described, this change was devastating shock and emotional anguish for him and his family. As an effective method of physical and psychosocial rehabilitation Stojkoski competed in various sports including table tennis, precise shooting, kayaking and swimming; however his signature athletic discipline became the ultramarathon because it combines both physical strength and persistence. Stojkoski noticed that most people with disabilities are not as positive and strong willed in adapting their disability into a normal everyday life as he is.

In his everyday interactions he became as inspirational figure and a role model for young people with disability which motivated him to become an activist in raising public awareness. He runs his ultramarathons in a regular wheelchair, not a sport or racing version one in order to inspire and motivate people with disabilities to overcome everyday boundaries and limitations. In the Macedonian public Stojkoski is known for his friendship with Toše Proeski. Since Proeski’s death Stojkoski made a tradition of honoring their friendship by running a marathon from Prilep to Proeski’s Memorial in Krushevo each year on Proeski’s birthday – 25 January. Stojkoski lives in his family home in Prilep with his spouse Zaklina and daughter Biljana. In 2004 the Macedonian public first heard of Stojkoski when he announced his intention to run a 704 km ultramarathon in his wheelchair from Prilep to the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece. With few equipment and resources Stojkoski and his team of 4 finished the marathon in 20 days at the official opening 13 August 2004.

In 2005 he was contacted by the non-profit organization Polio Plus, active in advocacy and support of people with disabilities in Macedonia. They engaged Stojkoski in their campaign for raising 10000 signatures needed to pass a bill in the Macedonian parliament for protection of rights and dignity of people with disability. Within this campaign Stojkoski lead a caravan through Macedonia resulting with a 1500 km ultramarathon and raised 19000 signatures. However, the parliament still hasn’t voted to pass the bill. In the period of 2008-2012 Stojkoski each year on 25 January traveled a distance of 25.6 km from Prilep to Toše Proeski’s Memorial in Krushevo on the day of his birthday. Despite uphill terrain and harsh cold weather, Stojkoski succeeded to continue this pilgrimage tradition for 5 years. After lengthy preparations Stojkoski and his team of 15 people in 2007 started an ultramarathon of 15300 km passing through 31 countries starting from Krushevo and ending in Beijing, China for the Summer Olympic Games in 2008.

Stojkoski’s main goal was to form a foundation with sufficient funds to build rehabilitation and resocialization centers for people with disabilities in Macedonia. However, despite passing a 50–70 km ultramarathon per day, due to insufficient funds and unissued visas, Stojkoski only reached the Syrian-Jordan border, completing a 3500 km ultramarathon in total. Stojkoski’s event had successful media coverage and accomplished meetings with civic organizations, individuals and institutional representatives in all major cities where he traveled through. After each 100 km the team with support of local representatives planted a Tree of Peace promoting humane values to all troublesome war regions on their travel route. In 2009 Stojkoski initiated the Civic Caravan project for promotion of political rights and awareness of people with disabilities in Macedonia; the project consisted of an ultramarathon through 24 cities with a total length of 1000 km, timed intentionally during local election campaigns.

Stojkoski had the idea to use the occasion and have meetings with political representatives and candidates on local levels as well as local civic organizations. He advocated the affirmative action of employing people with disabilities in local governance and moving forward the idea of people with disabilities running as candidates on local elections. Stojkoski began his 10th marathon as a 5700 km journey through 15 European countries (Macedonia, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, Netherl

MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier

The MAP75 Armoured Personnel Carrier is a Rhodesian 4x4 heavy troop-carrying vehicle first introduced in 1978 based on a Mercedes-Benz truck chassis. It remains in use with the Zimbabwe National Army; the MAP75 consists of an all-welded body with a enclosed troop compartment built on a modified Mercedes-Benz 7.5 ton Series LA1113/42 truck chassis. Adapted from the Crocodile Armoured Personnel Carrier, the open-topped hull or'capsule' is faceted at the sides, which were designed to deflect small-arms' rounds, a flat deck reinforced by a v-shaped'crush box' meant to deflect landmine blasts. Three inverted U-shaped'roll bars' shorter than those on the Crocodile were fitted to protect the fighting compartment from being crushed in case the vehicle turned and roll over after a mine detonation. However, the reduced height of the'roll bars' hampered the crew's movements inside the vehicle, though the problem was rectified only in the post-war Zimbabwean versions by fitting higher bars. Access to the vehicle's interior is made by means of two medium-sized doors at the vertical hull rear whilst two square hatches placed low at the hull sides allowed for rapid debussing, an innovation that reflected the vehicle's combat offensive role.

The hull was made of ballistic 10mm mild steel plate. Rhodesian MAP75s were armed with a FN MAG-58 7.62mm Light Machine Gun, sometimes installed on a locally produced one-man MG armoured turret to protect the gunner. Vehicles assigned to convoy escorting duties had a Browning M1919A4 7.62mm medium machine gun mounted on an open-topped, cylinder-shaped turret. Twin Browning MG pintle mounts placed behind the driver’s compartment were added on'Seven fives' employed for'externals'; the Zimbabwean vehicles after 1980 sported pintle-mounted Soviet-made 12.7mm and 14.5mm Heavy Machine Guns instead. Troop-Carrying Vehicle or "Puma" – is the standard IFV/APC version, armed with either a single LMG or HMG and capable of carrying 16 infantrymen. Convoy escorting version – basic IFV/APC version fitted with'dustbin' Browning MG turret. Command vehicle – command version equipped with radios and map boards. Ambulance – modified version of the command vehicle intended for medical support and casualty evacuation.

Cargo vehicle – transport version with shortened, open-top cargo hull. Articulated tractor – heavy transport truck with a four-wheel cargo trailer. Horse-carrying vehicle – modified transport version with wooden box for horses. Armoured horse-carrying vehicle – one specially-modified articulated tractor in service with the Grey's Scouts converted to a mobile operations and command room. Wrecker – recovery version with shortened cab mounting a 6-tonne Model 600 Holmes jib, with A-frame and tooling; the MAP75 TCV was employed late in the war by the elite units of the Rhodesian Security Forces – the Rhodesian African Rifles, the Rhodesian Light Infantry, the Rhodesian SAS – on their cross-border covert raids against ZIPRA and ZANLA guerrilla bases in the neighboring Countries, such as the September 1979 raid on the ZANLA's New Chimoio base in Mozambique. After independence, the MAP75 entered service with the Zimbabwe National Army in early 1980 and equipped both the 1st and 2nd Battalions, RAR, which participated in the large military exercises conducted at Somabula Plain, Matabeleland that same year.

ZNA's'Seven Fives' were thrown into action in November 1980 against ZIPRA troops at the 1st Battle of Entumbane and at the February 1981 2nd Battle of Entumbane, again after February 1982 by helping to put down the Super-ZAPU insurgency in Matabeleland. During the Mozambican Civil War,'Seven Fives' were employed by the ZNA forces in Mozambique guarding the Mutare-Beira oil pipeline in 1982-1993 from RENAMO guerrilla attacks; the MAP75 served with the ZNA contingent sent to the Democratic Republic of Congo during the Second Congo War from 1998 to 2002. Rhodesia – In service with the Rhodesian Security Forces in 1978-1980 passed on to successor state. Zimbabwe – Still in service with the ZNA; the post-war "Puma" version made some appearances in television and film productions shot in Zimbabwe and set in the Apartheid era of the 1970s-1980s. In one such film, the 1987 British movie Cry Freedom, ZNA Pumas appear on several scenes portraying South African Defence Force and South African Police armoured vehicles.

Crocodile Armoured Personnel Carrier Hippo APC Thyssen Henschel UR-416 Rhodesian Armoured Corps MAP45 Armoured Personnel Carrier Mine Protected Combat Vehicle Laurent Touchard, Guerre dans le bush! Les blindés de l'Armée rhodésienne au combat, Batailles & Blindés Magazine n.º 72, April–May 2016, pp. 64–75. ISSN 1765-0828 Neil Grant & Peter Dennis, Rhodesian Light Infantryman 1961–80, Warrior series 177, Osprey Publishing Ltd, Oxford 2015. ISBN 978-1-4728-0962-9 Peter Abbott & Raffaele Ruggeri, Modern African Wars: The Congo 1960-2002, Men-at-arms series 492, Osprey Publishing Ltd, Oxford 2014. ISBN 978-1782000761 Peter Gerard Locke & Peter David Farquharson Cooke, Fighting Vehicles and Weapons of Rhodesia 1965-80, P&P Publishing, Wellington 1995. ISBN 0-473-02413-6 Peter Stiff, Taming the Landmine, Galago Publishing Pty Ltd. Alberton 1986. ISBN 9780947020040 Photo and caption of Rhodesian MAP75 TCV in 1978-79 Rhodesian Mine Ambush Protected Vehicles 1975-80 A MAP75 TCV in Zimbabwe National Army service in 1999

Mariano Campodónico

Mariano Alejandro Campodónico is a retired Argentine footballer forward who last played for Cañuelas. He is the brother of current footballer Pablo Campodónico. Campodónico started his career in 1994, his first club was Banfield, he remained with them for four years before joining Platense with whom he made 17 appearances. 1999 saw Campodónico leave Platense and complete a move to San Martín before subsequently agreeing to join Arsenal de Sarandí in 2000 and El Porvenir in 2001. In 2002, Campodónico moved out of Argentina for the first-team as he agreed to sign for Venezuelan Primera División club Caracas, however his spell with Caracas was short as he soon departed to join Ecuadorian Serie A side Aucas. One year he left to join fellow Ecuadorian team Deportivo Quito. Moves to Gimnasia, Ferro Carril Oeste and Belgrano followed between 2003 and 2007. In 2004, Campodónico, playing for Ferro Carril Oeste scored twice against Sarmiento. Sarmiento's goalkeeper was Pablo. Mariano told reporters that "this was the worst thing that's happened to me in my football career".

In 2006, while playing for Belgrano, Campodónico was sentenced to eight days in prison for making "obscene gestures" at the opposing team during a football game. He joined Nueva Chicago in 2007 and made 12 appearances before leaving not long after joining to complete a transfer to San Martín. 6 goals in 10 appearances followed for San Martín before Campodónico moved to Paraguay to play for Cerro Porteño. He was with Cerro Porteño for one season, 2008, before joining Aldosivi, which meant he was at the same team as his brother, for the first-time. After leaving Aldosivi, he joined All Boys before moving to Belgrano and Talleres. Campodónico played for Cañuelas in 2016 before announcing his retirement. San Martín Primera B Nacional: 2007–08 Mariano Campodónico at ESPN FC Statistics at BDFA

Anne Montminy

Anne Katherine Montminy is a Canadian former competitive diver and lawyer. Montminy had a number of highpoints in her diving career, she did not advance to the finals. Four years in 2000 at age 25, she won silver and bronze in Sydney, Australia. Montminy was inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame in 2005. During her diving career, she trained at Pointe-Claire Diving Club in Quebec. Born in Montreal, Montminy studied law parallel to her diving career, obtaining an LL. B. from the Université de Montréal in 1999, an LL. M. from the New York University School of Law in 2002. She has since practised law at Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg in Montreal, Clifford Chance LLP in San Francisco and at Howard Rice Nemerovski Canady Falk & Rabkin in San Francisco, she is a member of the California Bar. In May 2008, Montminy did commentary for the CBC Television Network at the 2008 Beijing Olympics covering diving competitions. In 2002, she married attorney Daniel S. Goldman, member of the Haas family that owns Levi Strauss & Co..

Canadian Olympic TeamAnne Montminy Sports-Reference – Olympic results – Anne Montminy

California State Route 246

State Route 246 is a state highway in the U. S. state of California that runs from Lompoc east to Solvang and Santa Ynez, cutting through the Santa Ynez Valley and the Santa Barbara Wine Country. Its western terminus is along Ocean Avenue at the western city limits of Lompoc, its eastern terminus is at State Route 154 in Santa Ynez. Most of the road is two lanes wide, with the exception of the route through the cities of Lompoc and Buellton; this is the primary route from U. S. Route 101 to one of the Santa Ynez Valley's biggest tourist attractions, it follows the Santa Ynez River for most of its length. The portion of the route through Solvang is called Mission Drive, while through Lompoc—including the portion where it is co-signed with State Route 1—it is called Ocean Avenue. SR 246 begins at the western city limits of Lompoc, where it runs along Ocean Avenue to H Street, joining SR 1; the SR 246/SR 1 concurrency continues east along Ocean Avenue to the eastern edge of the city. SR 246 splits from SR 1 and heads northeast out of Lompoc along a flat two-lane road until reaching Buellton, where it widens upon its intersection with US 101.

It narrows once again to two lanes through Solvang and Santa Ynez before reaching its eastern terminus at the junction with State Route 154. This is the main alternate route from Northern Santa Barbara County to the South Coast, it is notable for passing two of Santa Barbara County's three Spanish-era missions, Santa Inés and La Purísima Concepción. Part of SR 246 in Lompoc is in the National Highway System, a network of highways that are considered essential to the country's economy and mobility by the Federal Highway Administration. In 1933, this was designated as a state highway, was numbered as Route 149 in 1935. In 1963, it was part of State Route 154. In the 1964 state highway renumbering, it was renumbered to SR 246. SR 246 used to run all the way west to Surf, but this segment along Ocean Avenue to the western city limits of Lompoc was relinquished to local control in 1984. Except where prefixed with a letter, postmiles were measured on the road as it was in 1964, based on its original western terminus in Surf, do not reflect current mileage.

R reflects a realignment in the route since M indicates a second realignment, L refers an overlap due to a correction or change, T indicates postmiles classified as temporary. Segments that remain unconstructed or have been relinquished to local control may be omitted; the entire route is in Santa Barbara County. California Roads portal California @ AARoads.com - State Route 246 Caltrans: Route 246 highway conditions California Highways: SR 246