Crockett County is a county located on the Edwards Plateau in the U. S. state of Texas. As of the 2010 census, its population was 3,719; the county seat is Ozona. The county was founded in 1875 and organized in 1891, it is named in honor of Davy Crockett, the legendary frontiersman who died at the Battle of the Alamo. Prehistoric people live in Gobbler Shelter, located on a small tributary canyon of Live Oak Creek. Earliest known Native American tribes are Lipan Apache and Comanche. 1590 Spanish explorer Gaspar Castaño de Sosa leads a mining expedition of 170 who pass through the western section of Crockett County to reach the Pecos River. 1684, May 22 - Juan Domínguez de Mendoza and his expedition cross the Pecos River and camp at San Pantaleón. 1849 John Coffee Hays expedition charting waterholes for transporting people and freight. 1852 U. S. Army Colonel Joseph K. Mansfield recommends establishing a new post on Live Oak Creek to protect travelers. 1855, August 20, Fort Lancaster is established in response to Mansfield’s recommendation.
1866 The Texas legislature provides three battalions of Texas Rangers to protect settlers in the area. 1868 Camp Melvin established. 1875, January 12 - Crockett County, named for Davy Crockett, is formed from Bexar County. 1880’s Sheep and cattle ranchers establish themselves in the county. Kirkpatrick Hotel built to serve stagecoach cowboys. 1885 W. P. Hoover becomes one of the first settlers, on the Pecos River. Crockett County becomes a subsidiary of Val Verde County. 1887 Crockett County is further reduced as Schleicher counties are formed from it. 1889 Emerald becomes first town in Crockett County. 1891 Crockett County is organized. Ozona becomes the county seat; the first water well is drilled at the First Baptist Church in Ozona. 1900 Stagecoach service begins in Crockett County. County reports seven manufacturing firms. 1902 Crockett County Courthouse built, Empire style, architect Oscar Ruffini. The building does multiple duty for courtroom and county offices, as well as a community center and dance hall.
1925 First producing oil well on L. P. Powell's ranch in north central Crockett County. 1938 Ozona erects a statue of Davy Crockett in the town square. 1939 Ozona opens the Crockett County Museum. In 1958, it was moved to its current location on the town square. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 2,807 square miles all of, land. Interstate 10 U. S. Highway 190 State Highway 137 State Highway 163 State Highway 349 Crockett County is among the few counties in the United States to border as many as nine counties; as of the census of 2000, there were 4,099 people, 1,524 households, 1,114 families residing in the county. The population density was 1.46 people per square mile. There were 2,049 housing units at an average density of 0.73 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 76.34% White, 0.68% Black or African American, 0.59% Native American, 0.27% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 19.71% from other races, 2.39% from two or more races. 54.70 % of the population were Latino of any race.
There were 1,524 households out of which 36.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.30% were married couples living together, 9.30% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.90% were non-families. 24.70% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.65 and the average family size was 3.19. In the county, the population was spread out with 28.90% under the age of 18, 7.10% from 18 to 24, 26.40% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, 12.90% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 98.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 97.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $29,355, the median income for a family was $34,653. Males had a median income of $29,925 versus $14,695 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,414. About 14.90% of families and 19.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.30% of those under age 18 and 18.20% of those age 65 or over.
Ozona EmeraldThere are no incorporated municipalities in Crockett County. List of museums in Central Texas National Register of Historic Places listings in Crockett County, Texas Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks in Crockett County Crockett County in Handbook of Texas Online at the University of Texas Inventory of county records, Crockett County courthouse, Texas, hosted by the Portal to Texas History
The Highway 61 Motorcycle Club are an international MC operating in New Zealand and Australia. Their colours are gold; the Highway 61 mc was formed in Auckland in 1968, have since expanded into Hastings, Rotorua, Waitara, Christchurch and Australia. The Highway 61 patch consists of a skeleton holding onto ape hangers with the road, or highway, seen below the skull. In 1997, Highway 61 members were convicted of murdering a member of the New Zealand Nomads. In 1993, Highway 61 members were convicted of theft, receiving cars valued at nearly $1,000,000. In 1998, senior ex member Malcolm Rewa was convicted on multiple charges of rape, is serving a life prison sentence. In 2003, club president Kevin Weavers was accidentally killed by ex highway 61 member Kelly Robertson, which weakened and caused a rift within the gang. At the 1979 Nelson Mardi Gras event the Lost Breed clashed with members of Highway 61 from Wellington. 4 were injured and 21 Lost Breed members and associates were arrested. They expanded into Australia in the 1990s setting up a chapter in Brisbane in 1998 List of outlaw motorcycle clubs
WIN Corporation is a private Australian media company, that owns assets including the WIN Television network, Crawford Productions and several local radio stations. The company is based in New South Wales; the WIN brand began from a sole free-to-air terrestrial television station in Wollongong, WIN-4, owned by Television Wollongong Transmissions. In 1979, then-owner Rupert Murdoch sold his 76 per cent controlling interest in TWT to Oberon Broadcasters, a private investment group which included Paramount Television programming executive Bruce Gordon; this allowed Murdoch to purchase Sydney station TEN-10. In 1985, TWT was made public on the-then Sydney Stock Exchange as TWT Holdings Limited with Gordon retaining a 70 per cent stake. Gordon privatised the business in 1992 to become WIN Corporation. In the late 1980s, the Federal Government's television equalisation program gave Gordon the opportunity to initiate a period of growth by acquiring television stations in regional Queensland and Tasmania.
In the late 1990s, WIN acquired their South Australian station and developed a new Western Australian station from scratch. These stations were integrated into; the WIN Network covers large area s of regional Australia and has a total audience reach of 4.842 million people. Through Bruce Gordon's leadership, in the late 1990s and 2000s, WIN built stakes in PBL, Network Ten, TPG Telecom. TPG Telecom was at the time owned fellow Nine affiliate NBN Television. August 2005 saw WIN purchase a controlling 50.1 per cent stake in satellite subscription television carrier SelecTV, however failure in adequately growing the subscriber base along with high debts saw the business placed in voluntary administration in February 2011. On 21 April 2007, the board of Sunraysia Television endorsed WIN's revised offer of $163 million for Channel Nine Perth, which went through on 8 June 2007. On 30 May 2007, Southern Cross Broadcasting announced its sale of Channel Nine Adelaide to WIN for $105 million. In June 2013, WIN offloaded the Nine-branded metropolitan Adelaide station to Nine Network's parent Nine Entertainment Co. for $140 million along with an option to purchase the Perth station, exercised in September 2013.
In October 2015 WIN Corporation purchased a 14 per cent stake in Nine Entertainment Co. from investment fund operator Apollo. In 2008, WIN invested in a 50 per cent share of the Australian Poker League, buying from its founder Martin Martinez; however this stake was sold in 2012. On 4 June 2009, signalling their continued interest in digital assets, WIN increased to 18.4 per cent their stake in publicly listed company Quickflix, an Australian provider of online DVD rental and subscription movie and television series downloads. In the following years, WIN's share of the business dwindled down to 3.5 per cent as of 2014 as Quickflix continued to raise capital through issuing new shares. In April 2016, Quickflix entered voluntary administration. WIN held a long-term interest in a small cinema chain in Tasmania through a joint venture with Village Roadshow until 2013; the joint venture owned four cinemas which were branded as'Village Cinemas'. This interest was acquired by ENT Ltd. in 1988. In early 2006, WIN Corporation bought a 25% stake in the St. George Illawarra Dragons from the Illawarra Steelers for $6.5 million.
In August 2018 WIN Corporation purchased the Illawarra Steelers remaining 25% stake for a "commercially in confidence" sum, taking its stake to 50%. It was announced on 23 May 2016 that WIN Television had signed an affiliation agreement with Network Ten for a five-year period starting on 1 July 2016. WIN's former affiliation partner, Nine Network, signed with Southern Cross Austereo in April 2016 having secured a 50 per cent revenue share deal. WIN plays a prominent role in the local Illawarra community through investment in long-term naming rights to the Dragons' Wollongong home ground, WIN Stadium. WIN holds naming rights to the neighbouring WIN Entertainment Centre, home to basketball's Illawarra Hawks. In June 2019, WIN closed several newsrooms throughout New South Wales and Queensland, including Orange, Wagga and Queensland's Hervey Bay. WIN Television RTQ Queensland NRN Northern New South Wales WIN Southern New South Wales VTV Victoria TVT Tasmania MTN Griffith WOW Western Australia SES/RTS South Australia Mildura Digital Television Tasmanian Digital Television West Digital Television Nine Entertainment Co.
Prime Media Group WIN Corporation owns two FM radio stations in New South Wales: i98FM Wollongong/Illawarra C91.3FM Campbelltown Crawford Productions Digital Distribution Australia Broadcast Services Australia TPG Telecom St George Illawarra Dragons Regional television in Australia List of NRL club owners WIN Television web site
Japanese football in 2013. Teams relegated from J. League Division 1 Vissel Kobe Gamba Osaka Consadole SapporoTeams promoted to J. League Division 1 Ventforet Kofu Shonan Bellmare Oita TrinitaTeams relegated from J. League Division 2 Machida ZelviaTeams promoted to J. League Division 2 V-Varen Nagasaki Sanfrecce Hiroshima won another J. League title, raising its total league titles to seven. Yokohama F. Marinos led the campaign in the latter half of the seasons, only to lose the last two matches to Albirex Niigata and Kawasaki Frontale thus settling for second place. Frontale won third place as a result of their victory, qualifying for the AFC Champions League for the first time since 2009. Oita Trinita, promoted via the playoffs as sixth place, showed their poor preparation throughout the campaign and ended in bottom place. Júbilo Iwata was relegated as well after 20 seasons in Division 1, while Shonan Bellmare, promoted with them in 1994 and was making a cameo appearance, went down with them as well.
Kansai rivals Gamba Osaka and Vissel Kobe, having been both relegated from Division 1 in the previous season, contested a fierce battle for the second tier title, Gamba was victorious. The playoffs were won by Tokushima Vortis, which overcame Kyoto Sanga at Kokuritsu to become the first Shikoku football club to compete in the top Japanese division. FC Gifu was in bottom place for most of the season before a short burst of rejuvenation in the final weeks allowed them to climb above Gainare Tottori, left to face the playout against Kamatamare Sanuki, in what turned out to be their last season in the second tier. In spite of leading the table for most of the season, Kamatamare Sanuki slipped and was overtaken by Nagano Parceiro to the title. However, because Nagano did not fulfill the J2 stadium requirements, Sanuki was allowed to playoff against Tottori and won; this was the last season of the JFL as the third tier of Japanese football, as a new J. League Division 3 will take its place. No club was relegated to the Regional Leagues.
Tōhoku champions Grulla Morioka won the Regional Promotion Series, owing to meeting J. League Associate Membership requirements, they were allowed to be promoted to the new Division 3 instead of the fourth-tier JFL, which the other three finalists joined. International Friendly International Friendly 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Fourth Round International Friendly 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Fourth Round 2014 FIFA World Cup qualification Fourth Round 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup 2013 EAFF East Asian Cup Win Draw Loss
"Weak" is a song by Skunk Anansie, released as their fourth single. It was the last release to be taken from their debut album Sunburnt; the song is one of Skunk Anansie's well known releases, a favourite at festivals. Skin performs a slower, more ballad-like version at many of her solo gigs; the song has been covered by Rod Stewart on his 1998 album "When We Were the New Boys". The music video was directed by duo Tongs, it is filmed from the point of view of a collapsed cameraman in what appears to be an airport hangar. The cameraman collapses behind a car which drives off to show the lead singer and the band forming to perform for the offset camera; the recording is interrupted by a little boy who, after being pulled out of the way of the camera abruptly, decides to run off with it and the band gives chase after him. Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics
John Daniel Hayes was a rear admiral in the United States Navy and a naval historian. John Hayes enlisted in the U. S. Navy in 1919 and in 1920 entered the United States Naval Academy, graduating in 1924. After his initial sea duty assignments, he entered the Naval Postgraduate School in 1931 and continued his studies for his master of science degree at the University of California, which awarded him that degree in 1933. Hayes became an instructor in engineering at the Naval Postgraduate School in 1937-39, went on to command the destroyers Hunt and Breckinridge before serving as Chief Engineer in the heavy cruiser Astoria in 1941. Hayes was in Astoria, during the Battle of Savo Island, during which he was wounded and Astoria was sunk. After recovering from his wounds, he served on the staff of the Commander, Transport Division, Third Amphibious Force, South Pacific. In 1944, he graduated from the Naval War College and was assigned as Planning Officer, Seventh Amphibious Force, with which he participated in the landings of the XXIV Army Corps and the III Amphibious Corps in North China in 1945.
In 1946, Hayes returned from the Pacific to serve as Operations Officer, Amphibious Force, Atlantic Fleet, in the Strategic Plans Division, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations. In 1947, he became war plans officer, Caribbean Sea Frontier until being assigned as a student at the Industrial College of the Armed Forces in 1949-50. After serving at sea as Commander, Service Squadron One, he returned to the Industrial College of the Armed Forces as a member of the faculty from 1951 until his retirement in 1954. On retirement, Hayes was promoted to Rear Admiral. From 1956 to 1958, he edited Shipmate, the alumni magazine of the United States Naval Academy, during this period wrote a regular column in it entitled "With a Round Turn", he contributed articles on contemporary merchant marine affairs to the U. S. Naval Institute Proceedings and was a special correspondent for international shipping magazine Fairplay, he edited the letters of Rear Admiral Samuel F. DuPont, but never completed his biography and edition of the letters of Rear Admiral Stephen B.
Luce, which he deposited at the Naval War College. He served as President of the American Military Institute in 1954-57. In 1988, the Naval Historical Center named its pre-doctoral fellowship in his honor, recognizing his many years of inspirational teaching among young naval historians. Samuel Francis Du Pont: a selection from his Civil War letters, edited by John D. Hayes. Three volumes. Ithaca, N. Y. Published for the Eleutherian Mills Historical Library by Cornell University Press, 1969; the Writings of Stephen B. Luce, edited with commentary by John D. Hayes and John B. Hattendorf. Newport, R. I.: Naval War College Press, 1977. Who's Who Obituary in Shipmate 1991