Crossville is a city in and the county seat of Cumberland County, United States. It is part of TN Micropolitan Statistical Area; the population was 10,795 at the 2010 census. Crossville developed at the intersection of a branch of the Great Stage Road, which connected the Knoxville area with the Nashville area, the Kentucky Stock Road, a cattle drovers' path connecting Middle Tennessee with Kentucky and extending south to Chattanooga; these two roads are paralleled by modern US-70 and US-127, respectively. Around 1800, an early American settler named Samuel Lambeth opened a store at this junction, the small community that developed around it became known as Lambeth's Crossroads; the store was located at what has become the modern intersection of Main Street and Stanley Street, just south of the courthouse. By the time a post office was established in the 1830s, the community had taken the name of "Crossville". In the early 1850s, James Scott, a merchant from nearby Sparta, purchased the Lambeth store and renamed it Scott's Tavern.
When Cumberland County was formed in 1856, being nearest the center of the county, was chosen as county seat. Scott donated the initial 40 acres for the erection of a town square. Crossville and Cumberland County suffered rampant pillaging throughout the Civil War as the well-developed roads made the area accessible to both occupying Union and Confederate forces and bands of renegade guerrillas. With divided communities and families, there was vicious guerrilla warfare, residents suffered as if there were major battles in the area; the county was divided throughout the conflict, sending a equal number of troops to both sides. After World War I, U. S. 70 helped connect the area to markets for its produce and goods. Additional highways built after World War II improved transportation in the region. During the Great Depression, the federal government's Subsistence Homestead Division initiated a housing project south of Crossville known as the Cumberland Homesteads; the project's purpose was to provide small farms for several hundred impoverished families.
The project's recreational area would become the nucleus for Cumberland Mountain State Park. Crossville was a sundown town as late as the 1950s, with a sign at the city limits warning African Americans not to stay after nightfall. Crossville is located at the center of Cumberland County at 35°57′15″N 85°1′53″W; the city is situated atop the Cumberland Plateau amidst the headwaters of the Obed River, which slices a gorge north of Crossville en route to its confluence with the Emory River to the northeast. Crossville is halfway between the plateau's eastern escarpment along Walden Ridge and its western escarpment along the Highland Rim. Several small lakes are located on the outskirts of Crossville, including Lake Tansi to the south, Lake Holiday to the west, Byrd Lake at nearby Cumberland Mountain State Park; the average elevation of Crossville is 1,890 feet above sea level. Crossville developed at the intersection of two major stage roads by which settlers moved through the area; the roads were widened and turned into paved roads.
Two major federal highways: U. S. Route 70, which traverses Tennessee from east to west, U. S. Route 127, which traverses Tennessee from north to south, now follow the old routes. Interstate 40, which runs parallel to U. S. 70, passes through the northern part of Crossville. Crossville is 35 miles east of Cookeville, 80 miles north of Chattanooga, 70 miles west of Knoxville. According to the United States Census Bureau, Crossville has a total area of 20.3 square miles, of which 20.0 square miles is land and 0.4 square miles, or 1.95%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 8,981 people, 3,795 households, 2,440 families residing in the city; the population density was 609.2 people per square mile. There were 4,268 housing units at an average density of 289.5 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 97.02% White, 0.14% African American, 0.23% Native American, 0.35% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.04% from other races, 1.18% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.43% of the population.
There were 3,795 households out of which 27.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.2% were married couples living together, 15.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 35.7% were non-families. 31.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.25 and the average family size was 2.79. In the city, the population was spread out with 22.6% under the age of 18, 9.3% from 18 to 24, 26.5% from 25 to 44, 21.8% from 45 to 64, 19.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.5 males. The median income for a household in the city was $25,796, the median income for a family was $33,207. Males had a median income of $26,735 versus $20,217 for females; the per capita income for the city was $18,066. About 21.7% of families and 24.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 36.2% of those under age 18 and 20.6% of those age 65 or over.
Recent population estimates show the population of Crossville around 11,498 in 2008. Cumberland Mountain State Park is located south of Crossville; the Cumberland Homesteads are located south of Crossville. The Native Stone Museum, located in a 1930s-era Tennessee Highway Patrol station on the courthouse square, is dedicated to Crab Orchard Stone, a
Chichester West is an electoral division of West Sussex in the United Kingdom, returns one member to sit on West Sussex County Council. The current County Councillor, Louise Goldsmith, is Cabinet Member for Finance & Resources; the division covers the western part of the town of Chichester. It comprises the following Chichester District wards: Bosham Ward, Chichester West Ward, Fishbourne Ward and Funtington Ward. Results of the election held on 2 May 2013: Results of the election held on 4 June 2009: Results of the election held on 5 May 2005: Election Results - West Sussex County Council West Sussex County Council Election Maps
Andrzej Wiśniewski is a Polish professional football manager. In 2001, for a short time Coach led the Wisła Płock. In 2002, he coached the Palestine national football team, he worked with 3rd and 2nd league teams, including with Jeziorak Iława, Drwęca Nowe Miasto Lubawskie, promoted in the 2004/2005 season to the second league, but after several defeats in its class tournament was released. He was assistant Dariusz Wdowczyk at Polonia Warsaw in the championship 1999/2000. 26 April 2006 became the coach of the first team of Polonia, succeeding Jan Żurek, but he stayed in this position for too long and became sports director Polonia. Resumed in the third league adventure Unia Janikowo, however, lost to Division II playoffs, he was replaced by Artur Polehojko. In autumn 2007, he signed with the contract and, 1 January 2008, took over manager function of the KSZO Ostrowiec Świętokrzyski. Profile at Soccerway.com Profile at Soccerpunter.com
Room to Let is a 1950 British historical thriller film directed by Godfrey Grayson and starring Jimmy Hanley, Valentine Dyall and Constance Smith. It was adapted from the BBC radio play by Margery Allingham, broadcast in 1947. After a fire at an insane asylum during the Edwardian era, a young journalist becomes convinced that one of the patients has escaped and taken lodgings at a local middle-class household; the mysterious "Doctor Fell" comes to dominate the three woman in the house - mother and maid - and shuts them off from outside contact. Despite a lack of assistance from the authorities, the journalist suspects that the Doctor is in fact the notorious Jack the Ripper, planning a fresh series of attacks. Jimmy Hanley as Curly Minter Valentine Dyall as Doctor Fell Christine Silver as Mrs. Musgrave Merle Tottenham as Alice Constance Smith as Molly Musgrave Charles Hawtrey as Mike Atkinson Aubrey Dexter as Harding Anthony La Penna as JJ Reginald Dyson as Sergeant Cranbourne Laurence Naismith as Editor John Clifford as Atkinson Stuart Saunders as Porter Cyril Conway as Doctor Mansfield Charles Houston as Tom Harriet Petworth as Matron Charles Mander as P.
C. Smith H. Hamilton Earle as Orderly F. A. Williams as Butler Archie Callum as Night Watchman TV Guide gave the film two out of five stars, calling it "A disturbing programmer which remains suspenseful to the end." And Fantastic Movie Musings and Ramblings wrote, "This is a variation of THE LODGER, a effective one. Valentine Dyall steals the movie as the creepy lodger, Dr. Fell." Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009. Room to Let on IMDb
The Croods is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated comedy adventure film produced by DreamWorks Animation and distributed by 20th Century Fox. It stars the voices of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, Cloris Leachman, Randy Thom; the film is set in a fictional prehistoric Pliocene era known as "The Croodaceous" when a caveman's position as a "Leader of the Hunt" is threatened by the arrival of a prehistoric genius who comes up with revolutionary new inventions as they trek through a dangerous but exotic land in search of a new home. Written and directed by Kirk DeMicco and Chris Sanders, produced by Kristine Belson and Jane Hartwell, the film premiered at the 63rd Berlin International Film Festival on February 15, 2013, was released in the United States on March 22, 2013; as part of the distribution deal, this was the first DreamWorks Animation film to be distributed by 20th Century Fox, since the end of their distribution deal with Paramount Pictures. The Croods received positive reviews, proved to be a box office success, earning more than $587 million on a budget of $135–175 million.
It was nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Feature and for a Golden Globe Award for Best Animated Feature Film. The film launched a new franchise, with a television series, Dawn of the Croods, which debuted on December 24, 2015, on Netflix. A sequel is set to be released on December 23, 2020. A cave family called the Croods survives a natural disaster, due to the overprotective nature of their stubborn patriarch Grug; the only one who questions the family's sheltered life is his teenaged daughter Eep, who disobeys her father's orders out of curiosity, which he finds dangerous. The family spend time sheltered in their cave. One night, while her family is asleep, Eep sneaks out when she sees what she discovers to be a torch of fire, she encounters an inventive modern human boy named Guy and his pet sloth Belt, he warns her of an impending apocalypse and offers to take her with him, but concerned for her family, Eep stays, getting a shell horn from him to blow in case she needs his help. Reuniting with her frantic family, Eep tries to tell them what Guy told her, but fearing things that are "different" and "new", they destroy her horn.
A massive earthquake destroys their home, to avoid carnivores and omnivores, they descend into a tropical forest that lay hidden behind their cave all the time. Encountering a "Macawnivore", a brightly colored feline with nyctophobia that Eep's grandmother Gran dubs "Chunky", the family flees him until he is scared off by swarms of piranhakeets that devour a ground whale. Using another horn, Eep calls to Guy. After a great deal of confusion regarding their first contact with fire, Grug imprisons Guy in a log until he can guide them somewhere safe. Guy suggests the Croods go to a mountain where there are caves because the Crood family desires a cave. Grug refuses at first; the other Croods were worried that they would get tired and bicker. When Grug finds a bird, he decides to hunt its egg for dinner. Eep wants to hunt the egg, but as she's grounded, she gets replaced by her younger brother Thunk, too tired to hunt it. Grug and Thunk fail to capture the bird's egg, so they get a scorpion instead.
During a fight between Thunk and Gran, Eep notices stops him. Guy wants Eep to stop, so he asks her hunt with him. Eep goes with Guy to hunt. Eep and Guy make a trap in order to capture the bird but fail when the two get tangled up, the bird doesn't step in the trap; the bird throws him up in the sky until he lands on the log. Grug asks Guy where Eep is, he finds her being chased by the bird. Grug gets angry but doesn't notice that he was about to step on the trap, so Eep pushes him out to save her father; the bird is thrown up in the sky until it crash-lands on the ground. The Croods cook the bird, Guy is tied up with a root chain on his left leg. After dinner, Grug tells them a story, based on a true story, about a tiger, similar to Eep and embarrasses Eep. Guy says that his stories never end up like Grug's stories, so the Croods decide to listen to Guy's story much to their interest. Guy tells them about a tiger who flew into a place with more suns in the sky called “Tomorrow”. Guy tells them stories of "Tomorrow", a heaven of safety where he is headed and in which curiosity is not deadly as Grug has claimed.
Outrunning the destruction, Guy is trusted enough to be let out of the log, he gives the Croods rudimentary shoes to walk over the harsh landscape as he leads them to a mountain in which he says will be safe. After the family is split up in a labyrinth of tunnels, all but Grug manage to escape by coming up with ideas of overcoming obstacles in their paths. At his treetop home, Grug sees the impression Guy is leaving on his family, he becomes jealous when he realizes that Eep has fallen in love with Guy. Attempting to invent things like Guy, Grug only further embarrasses himself and drives his family further away from him. Reaching the mountain, Grug tries to force his family to hide out in a cave, but they resist, telling him that they can't live in caves anymore, that they don't want to survive but to live; this enrages Grug, who places blame on Guy and tries to beat the answer out of him, but they both end up in a tar flow where Grug learns that Guy's family had perished in one. Touched by that tragic story, Grug has a change of heart and realizes that Guy's method of survival is better for his family, so decide
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