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Dent County, Missouri

Dent County is a county in Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 15,657; the largest city and county seat is Salem. The county was organized on February 10, 1851 and is named after state representative Lewis Dent, a pioneer settler who arrived in Missouri from Virginia in 1835. Henry Rowe Schoolcraft was one of the earliest visitors to Dent County, unmapped and unknown. In 1818, Schoolcraft and Levi Pettibone left Potosi, Missouri on an adventure that left them hungry, lonely and in danger, they started headed west from Potosi on a trail, now followed by Highway 8 turned south through southern Dent and Shannon counties, where Schoolcraft found the Current River, "a fine stream with fertile banks and clear, sparkling water.” Today the river attracts tourists who launch canoes by the thousands during the summer to enjoy the fast-moving water of the Current and Jack's Fork Rivers in the Ozark National Scenic Riverways. Schoolcraft traveled to the area of today's Springfield, Missouri went east on White River and back to Potosi, completing a journey of 89 days.

The White River trail had long been used by Native Americans in Dent County. It became one of the branches of the Trail of Tears, which saw many Cherokees pass through on their forced trek to Oklahoma; some stopped in many old families take pride in their Cherokee heritage. The "trace" wound from Sligo southwest to the Ephraim Bressie Farm on Spring Creek north of Salem, it left the county about the present town of Maples. The first white settler was George Cole, it was the site of the Nelson Mill. An abundance of waterpower and difficulty of transportation made mills important in the settling of the new land; some of the first settlers came in 1829 to the Meramec, Spring Creek and Dry Fork valleys. Land could be purchased for less an acre. William Thornton, Daniel Troutman and Daniel W. Wooliver were among the 1829 settlers, followed by William Blackwell, Nicholas Berardy, Elisha Nelson, Jerry Potts, Ephraim Bressie, Robert Leonard, Abner Wingfield, Lewis Dent, Wilson Craddock, Thomas Higginbotham, Jack Berry, Silas Hamby, Smith Wofford, Turquill McNeill, Dr. John Hyer, Samuel Hyer and David Lenox.

In 1851 the Missouri Assembly created Dent County from Shannon counties. It was named for early settler Lewis Dent. G. D. Breckenridge, Samuel Hyer, Jr. and Jotham Clark were the first elected county officials. Joseph Millsap served as David Henderson as clerk, they met at the Bressie Farm. The first mayor of Salem was appointed or elected just after the Missouri state legislature passed the laws relating to village government in 1860, he was W. P. Williams referred to as "Rip" from the positive and violent expression of his feelings and opinions, he was a prominent citizen throughout his long life. He became mayor in 1860; the American Civil War came about in 1861 and city governments were suspended. After Williams, records show that O. A. Kenemore, a prominent farmer with a home in Salem, became mayor. E. T. Wingo, a lawyer and representative, was next, followed by C. L. Allen, a lawyer but never practiced law, he did, serve as Deputy Circuit Clerk and Probate Judge. Allen was succeeded by Samuel Sachs. No dates are available listing terms of office for these mayors, but it is they served from 1870 to 1881.

An earlier log courthouse, built about 1851 or 1852, was Dent County's first, on the Wingfield farm northeast of Salem. In 1852-53 a courthouse was built south of the present courthouse; the building measured about 20 by 40 feet and was built by J. T. Garvin for $800, it was burned during the Civil War. The next courthouse, built in 1864 fell victim to fire in May 1866; the beautiful Victorian courthouse—which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places—was built in 1870 for $15,500. A. E. Dye came to Dent County to build this courthouse, his son, E. L. Dye, was to become the leading builder in the county. W. P. Elmer in his history reports that when the courthouse was finished, pictures of it were published in McClure's Magazine and newspapers in the East to show the development of the West. Minerals have influenced the Dent County economy; the iron furnace, built at Sligo, was the greatest, starting in 1880 and active until 1923. Sligo was the fourth iron works built in the state, following Meramec and Nova Scotia.

There was plenty of iron ore—Simmons Hill in Salem and Cherry Valley, Pomeroy, Hawkins Banks, Red Hill and Scotia. Elmer writes in his history that the Sligo furnace was the most successful and continued longer than any other iron furnace in Missouri; the Sligo furnace was built on Crooked Creek and produced 60 to 80 tons of pig iron a day with some runs of up to 100 tons. E. B. Sankey came from New Castle, Pennsylvania in 1870 to survey the St. Louis-Salem and Little Rock Railroad from Cuba to Salem; the Sligo & Eastern Railroad ran a branch to East End to gather wood for the kilns producing charcoal for the furnace. Sligo’s population in its big years reached 1,000. In recent times the largest mining and milling operations were in the "New Lead Belt" some 30 miles east of Salem. St. Joe Lead started the mining boom at Viburnum in neighboring Iron County and soon other major mining companies bought land and mineral rights; the mines brought well-paying jobs with many choosing to live in Salem. Doe Run in nearby St. Francois County continues battery reclamation in the area today.

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Craig Howard

Craig Howard was an American football coach and former player. At the time of his death he was head football coach at Southern Oregon University, a position he had held since 2011. Howard served as the head football coach at Oregon Institute of Technology from 1990 until 1992, when the school dropped its football program, he was a high school coach of Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow at Allen D. Nease High School in Ponte Vedra Beach, where his team won the high school state championship, he led the Southern Oregon Raiders to the NAIA Football National Championship in 2014. In 2017, Howard died at his home at the age of 64. Southern Oregon profile

Designated Special Character schools

Designated Special Character schools were created under the New Zealand Education Act of 1989 which allows the Minister of Education to establish two types of special character schools under Sections 155 and 156 of the act. The Ministry of Education defines a Designated Special Character School as "a state school that has a particular character which sets it apart from ordinary state schools and kura kaupapa Māori; the only students who may enrol at a designated character school are those whose parents accept the particular character of the school." Kura Kaupapa Māori, where the principal language of instruction is Māori. Kura Kaupapa Māori differ from the earlier Kohanga reo in that Kohanga reo are immersion kindergartens whereas Kura Kaupapa Māori are immersion schools. Te Kura o Waikare Nga Taiatea Wharekura Te Kura o Hirangi Te Kura o Torere Te Kura Toitu o Te Whaiti-nui-a-Toi Te Kura Kaupapa Motuhake o Tawhiuau Mana Tamariki Te Kura o Te Whakatupuranga Rua Mano Te Kura Maori o PoriruaIn 2018, some of New Zealand's twelve approved Partnership Schools applied to become designated special character schools after the newly formed coalition government set about removing legislation from the New Zealand Education Act allowing for charter schools.

These are identified as Designated Character Schools, under Section 156. The special character of schools established under this section is not specified in the Act, parents may propose any desirable special character as long as no other local school is delivering an education reflecting the same special character. Discovery 1 School Unlimited paenga tawhiti Tamariki School Te Whanau o Tupuranga

Anastasis (album)

Anastasis is a 2012 studio album by the British-Australian band Dead Can Dance. It is the eighth studio album by the band and the first after Brendan Perry and Lisa Gerrard disbanded in 1998, it was released on 13 August 2012 by PIAS Recordings, 16 years after the group's last album, Spiritchaser. It is the band's first album since it left 4AD Records. "Anastasis" is the Greek word for "resurrection". To date, Anastasis sold over 150,000 copies worldwide. In 2014, it was awarded a double gold certification from the Independent Music Companies Association, which indicated sales of at least 150,000 copies throughout Europe. Anastasis received favorable reviews based on 16 critics at Metacritic. All tracks are written by Dead Can Dance. LP track listing Dead Can DanceBrendan Perry Lisa GerrardAdditional musicianDavid Kuckhermann – daf, pantamProductionDead Can Dance – producer Aidan Foley – mastering Zsolt Zsigmond – photography Anastasis at AllMusic Anastasis at Discogs Anastasis at MusicBrainz

That's What You Get

"That's What You Get" is a song by American rock band Paramore from their second studio album, Riot!. It is the fourth UK single; the song was released to modern rock radio on March 25 and to contemporary hit radio on April 22 in the US. "That's What You Get" was released digitally as an extended play in April 2008 and physically as a CD single in May 2008. The song is featured as a playable track in the video game Rock Band 2; the song was certified Platinum in the United States on March 24, 2016, selling over 1,000,000 copies. "That's What You Get" enjoyed crossover success at radio, peaking higher on the pop-based Mainstream Top 40 chart than Alternative Songs. Stylistically, "That's What You Get" has been labeled as pop rock, pop punk and power pop, as well as having influences from funk and disco music. Jonathan Bradley from Stylus Magazine described the song as containing a "relentless assault of sugar-sweet riffs and soaring choruses". Fraser McAlpine at BBC Online gave the song a rating of 4 out of 5 stars, stated "Paramore's sense of dynamics has always been strong, the introduction to this song is a great example of that."

McAlpine praises the funk and disco influences during the verses, as well as the drumming style of the song. The music video, directed by Marcos Siega, was shot in Nashville, Tennessee, on March 2 and March 3, 2008. MTV2 released the official music video on March 24, 2008; the music video shows the band playing in a living room with clips of a relationship of two lovers and a small gathering of the band's family and friends. The couple's relationship is shown to be on the rocks as the girl calls the boy to meet up but pushes him away, they go throughout their day before the party spending time with the band members and try to be together. Cut scenes of Hayley Williams singing the song outside in front of the camera with her back to the friends and family are shown. At the party, the boyfriend is approached by another girl who holds him hand; the girlfriend becomes distraught but reunites in an embrace with her boyfriend as the party-goers all sit around a fire pit. The videos ends in a fast motion sequence with the lovers kissing and taking a picture of themselves on a cellphone and all the people at the party are rushing out the living room, knocking over a couch, leaving a record spinning.

The music video was shot just over a week after Paramore cancelled their European tour to work on "personal issues", amidst media speculation of the band breaking up. Hayley Williams explained that, given the fragile state of the band, they all thought it best if they kept the shoot low-key, surrounding themselves with their friends and family, keeping it simple. Williams added "We had tons of friends there, it just felt like a hangout session, and Marcos was so cool about it. He said,'Bring your friends.' We shot it in some of our friends' houses, it just felt so real... and I think it's the first time in a video you're gonna get to see who we are." Digital EP "That's What You Get" – 3:40 "Misery Business" – 3:46 "For a Pessimist, I'm Pretty Optimistic" – 3:59 That's What You Get official video on YouTube

Rodger Young Village

Rodger Young Village was a public housing project, established to provide temporary housing for veterans returning to the Southern California area following the end of World War II. The village was named for Rodger Wilton Young, an American infantryman in the U. S. Army during World War II, he was killed on the island of New Georgia while helping his platoon withdraw under enemy fire. For his actions, he posthumously received the United States' highest military decoration, the Medal of Honor. Built on the site of Griffith Park Aerodrome, in Griffith Park, Los Angeles, the Village consisted of 750 Quonset huts, temporary buildings made of corrugated steel, which were intended to house 1,500 families. At peak residence, over 5,000 persons lived there. Built in two months, the Village was dedicated on 27 April 1946 and closed in the mid-1950s; the Quonset camp met a desperate need for living space. Thousands of Californians had left the area for military duty; when these men and women returned from the war, they found that housing had been taken by the thousands who had come to work in plants producing war material.

As the veterans were discharged from the service, they found themselves with no place to live. Rodger Young Village, named for Private Rodger Wilton Young, was one of several such projects under the control of the Los Angeles City Housing Authority. Veterans and their families were able to rent living space at reasonable rates, while waiting for the post-war housing "boom" to counter the post-war housing "crunch." Other veterans' housing projects used military barracks and trailers, as did a settlement in Burbank which provided travel trailers to house some of the Japanese and Japanese Americans, taken from their Southern California homes and sent to internment camps in other parts of the country. Nearly all residents were young families with children; each family had one half of a Quonset hut, built on concrete slab floors. Their living space consisted of two bedrooms, a bath, kitchen with icebox, den; the few unmarried residents, some married couples without children, had a bedroom to themselves but shared the remaining family area.

"RYV," as it was known, had a market, hardware store and diaper delivery, drug store and other amenities found in small towns, children enjoyed the adjacent Griffith Park and climbing the tower which still held the airport beacon. The Helms Bakery trucks and Fuller Brush salesmen made the rounds, as they did in the other neighborhoods in the area. Residents planted lawns and gardens, were encouraged to make their surroundings as homelike as possible. Few families had telephones, relying instead on phone booths located about 100 feet apart; when a phone call would come, whoever was closest at the moment would answer, while the neighborhood children would run to see who the call was for pass the word to that person. Rodger Young Village was, for a time, the most diverse community in Southern California, as veterans of all races and all branches of the military lived there; this caused problems in some nearby restaurants, which were practicing de facto racial segregation, as next-hut neighbors went to dine together.

The influence of RYV residents helped end these practices in a number of establishments. After Rodger Young Village was razed sometime between 1952 and 1954, the Aerodrome was not reopened; the remaining portion is now covered by the interchange linking Interstate Highway 5 to State Route 134. No trace remains of Rodger Young Village. Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Photograph Collection map of Rodger Young Village Housing Authority of the City of Los Angeles Photograph Collection Photo of Merl Horn and Mr. Householder at Rodger Young Village Our Mother of Good Counsel Church: A history