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Gaylesville, Alabama

Gaylesville is a town in Cherokee County, United States. The population was 144 at the 2010 census. Gaylesville is named for an Alabama politician. However, Gayle may be the name of a local Cherokee Indian. A post office has been in operation in Gaylesville since 1836. Gaylesville is located in northeast Cherokee County at 34°16'4.778" North, 85°33'29.678" West, on the north side of the Chattooga River where it enters Weiss Lake. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of all land; as of the census of 2000, there were 140 people, 61 households, 45 families residing in the town. The population density was 403.0 people per square mile. There were 65 housing units at an average density of 187.1 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 99.29% White, 0.00% Black or African American, 0.00% Native American, 0.00% Asian, 0.00% Pacific Islander, 0.00% from other races, 0.71% from two or more races. 0.00 % of the population were Latino of any race. There were 61 households out of which 21.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, 11.5% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.2% were non-families.

24.6% 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 2.30 and the average family size was 2.71. In the town, the population was spread out with 16.4% under the age of 18, 6.4% from 18 to 24, 33.6% from 25 to 44, 31.4% from 45 to 64, 12.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.3 males. The median income for a household in the town was $26,875, the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $32,813 versus $20,313 for females; the per capita income for the town was $13,531. 13.0% of the population and 12.2% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 10.7% were under the age of 18 and 10.5% were 65 or older. Gaylesville is served by Gaylesville School, home of the Trojans, a member of the Cherokee County School System. Gaylesville Public Schools are part of the Cherokee County School District.

Schools in the district include Cedar Bluff School, Centre Elementary School, Gaylesville School, Sand Rock School, Centre Middle School, Cherokee County High School, Spring Garden High School and Cherokee County Career & Technology Center. Mitchell Guice is the Superintendent of Schools. Donald L. Cunningham, Arizona Supreme Court justice James S. Davenport, former U. S. Representative from Oklahoma and a member of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals Gaylesville School


Minkey is a modified form of field hockey designed for primary school children. The name is derived from "MINi hocKEY", originated in Australia more than 20 years ago, it is offered in under-7 and under-9 variants throughout Australia, on more-or-less half-sized fields, with simplified rules. A similar game is popular in Canada where it is referred to as "mini hockey." The Canadian version is unstructured and played by children with "mini hockey sticks" 20 inches in length inside homes and schools, although some more structured leagues do exist. The Minkey field is simplified version of the full hockey field; the dimensions of the field are as follows: Note: The minkey field sizes are approximate, can be adjusted to suit the available space and size of players. Each field has at least one marker at each corner, on the centre line at each side, 10 metres from each back line on each side; the goals consist of a marker on each side, or some mechanism at least half a metre deep to catch the ball. Minkey teams are made up of both sexes.

Games consist of two 15-minute periods. To start the game, a face off is taken on the centre line; each team is required to be in their own half prior to the ball being pushed. After each goal, the non-scoring team restarts the game, with a face off on the centre line. A goal is scored when the ball is hit or pushed from within the opponents' defensive zone, passes into or through the opponents' goal. If the ball goes over the side line, the opposing team shall have a free push at the point where the ball crossed the line. If the ball goes over the back line, the opposing team shall have a free push on the 10 metre line opposite the point where the ball went over the back line. A free hit is awarded to the opposing team for any player: raising the stick above waist height. Accidental infringements in defensive zones result in a free hit to the opposing team on the 10 metre line, in line with the point where the infringement took place In the interests of safety players are encouraged to wear a mouth guard and shin guards for both training and playing.

At no time should a player, coach or any other person at minkey swing a stick so that it is raised above waist height. No more than six players or seven players be allowed on the field at any one time, but some players do choose to wear goggles as to not have their eyes gouged by an opposing players stick

County government in Arkansas

County government in Arkansas is a political subdivision of the state established for a more convenient administration of justice and for purposes of providing services for the state by the Constitution of Arkansas and the Arkansas General Assembly through the Arkansas Code. In Arkansas, counties have no inherent authority, only power given to them by the state government; this means the county executive, the county judge, legislative body, the quorum court, have limited power compared to other states. All seventy-five counties have the following elected officials County judge: Non-judicial leader responsible for implementation of quorum court decisions, while retaining some control over strategy and direction and staff and operational decisions, except those held by other elected officials. Sometimes called a county executive in other jurisdictions. County sheriff: Chief law enforcement officer, polices areas without local police, runs the county jail, acts as officer of the local courts County assessor: Values real property and personal property for taxation and maintains parcel records.

Circuit clerk: Collects, files and processes legal court documents and reports to the Administrative Office of the Courts, part of the Arkansas Judiciary. Responsible for court notices, warrants and maintaining a list of potential jurors. In Arkansas, the circuit clerk is the county recorder, keeping an official county record of contracts, plats, surety bonds, deeds. County collector: Collects tax revenues. County coroner: Determines cause and manner of deaths in the jurisdiction. County clerk: Maintains voter registration, issues marriage licenses and DBA certificates. In some smaller counties, the county clerk position is combined with the circuit clerk. County treasurer: Maintains county accounting records and issues annual financial reports, disburses tax revenues to municipalities and other jurisdictions, invests county money. County surveyor: A registered land surveyor who surveys at the request of the county assessor or quorum court, as well as assisting the public with property surveys or legal descriptions.

Some counties have left this position vacant for years. Constable: Law enforcement officer elected to serve in rural areas. Certified constables have authority to conduct traffic stops, make arrests and keep the peaceExcept Constables, all officials are elected to four-year terms in November of even-numbered, non-presidential election years after being nominated in partisan primary elections. Constables are elected to two-year terms in November of even-numbered years. Any citizen of Arkansas and the United States, 18 years of age or older and lives in the county may run for the county positions except county judge, who must be 25 years old and an Arkansas resident for at least the prior two years. Candidates must be qualified electors in the county, not have been convicted of an "infamous crime"; the only professional credential requirements are for the county surveyor, who must be a licensed land surveyor. Arkansas has 75 counties, including 10 with dual county seats: Arkansas, Carroll Clay, Franklin, Mississippi, Sebastian, Yell.

These dual county seats were established to allow for court business to proceed when travel across the county was difficult. Though they have two courthouses, the constitutional officers are not duplicated; the quorum court is the legislative branch of the county government and controls all spending and revenue collection. Representatives are called justices of the peace and are elected from county districts every even-numbered year; the number of districts in a county vary from nine to fifteen, district boundaries are drawn by the county election commission. Presiding over quorum court meetings is the county judge, who serves as the chief operating officer of the county; the county judge is elected at-large and does not vote in quorum court business, although capable of vetoing quorum court decisions. A constitutional amendment in 1974 radically reformed county government in Arkansas, though the county executive's titles are relics from the state's constitution; the reform, approved as Amendment 55 to the Arkansas Constitution of 1874, made sweeping changes to the structure of county government.

County judges were transformed into county executives who worked with the quorum court to conduct county business, stripping the unfettered power they had accumulated since 1874. Quorum courts were reorganized to have between 15 JPs, based on county population. Several of the less populous counties have only nine members; the quorum court was given power to set the salaries of county officials, fill vacant county offices by appointment, pass ordinances. Amendment 55 requires every quorum court to meet at least monthly. A main impact of this reform was reducing the number of JP positions to increase legislative efficiency, reducing from 2,800 in 1974 to 751 in 1976; the effects of this reduction was a trend toward more professionally accomplished, higher status elected officials. This shift from "amateur" toward "professional" elected officials is typical of the good governance reforms such as Amendment 55, it led to a sharp reduction in women and minorities holding county office. A further reform, known as the Arkansas Plan, was proposed by Governor David Pryor in 1976 to expand county control beyond Amendment 55.

The plan met strong resistance, was defeated. Each county has a three-member county election comm

Jean-Charles de Coucy

Jean-Charles de Coucy was an ecclesiastic, Archbishop of Reims. Jean-Charles de Coucy was born on 23 September 1746 at the Château d'Écordal in the Rethelois. From the family of the lords of Coucy in Champagne, he was appointed Queen's Chaplain by Patent of January 28, 1776, he became canon of Reims. At the moment when the Revolution began, he was the Vicar-General of the Archbishop of Reims, Bishop de La Roche-Aymon, he was appointed bishop of La Rochelle by Louis XVI on 23 October 1789 and his appointment was confirmed by Pius VI on 14 December. Its seat was immediately suppressed, on 12 November 1789, by the Civil Constitution of the clergy; the dioceses are redrawn to correspond to the division of the departments, that of La Rochelle is broken up. His monarchist convictions led him to exile in Spain; as early as 1791 he saw a difficult emigration. Based in Guadalajara, he organizes a mutual assistance fund between exiles2 and solicits the financial support of the Spanish upper clergy, he refused his resignation to Pius VII in 1801, contributing by this refusal to elicit the schism of the Little Church of the Two Sèvres.

Refractory to the civil constitution of the clergy, he became refractory to the concordat. A significant part of his clergy returned to resistance. Letters from the exile, false or authentic, maintain the movement of resistance in the parishes. Dissenting parish priests are either tolerated. In 1803, on a report from Dupin, Prefect of the Deux-Sèvres, Bonaparte asked the King of Spain to arrest Coucy, he was imprisoned and did not leave until 1807, at the instigation of Abbé Émery and Archbishop Fesch. Returning to France in 1814, he assured his vicars general that he had not been the author of any letters since 1804. During the Hundred Days he accompanied King Louis XVIII to Ghent. In 1816 he gave his resignation to the king of the bishopric of La Rochelle and was appointed to the prestigious title of Archbishop of Reims on August 8, 1817, as a reward for his fidelity to the Bourbons. In 1819 he publicly disapproved of the movement of the Little Church, he was created a peer of France on 31 October 1822.

He died in Reims on 9 March 1824

Smallville (season 6)

The sixth season of Smallville, an American television series, began airing on September 28, 2006. The series recounts the early adventures of Kryptonian Clark Kent as he adjusts to life in the fictional town of Smallville, during the years before he becomes Superman; the sixth season comprises 22 episodes and concluded its initial airing on May 17, 2007, marking the first season to air on the newly formed The CW television network. Regular cast members during season six include Tom Welling, Kristin Kreuk, Michael Rosenbaum, Erica Durance, Allison Mack, John Glover, Annette O'Toole. Season six key story arcs involve Clark trying to recapture several escaped criminals from the Phantom Zone, the destinies of Lionel and Lex following the aftermath of Lex's possession by Zod and Lionel's adoption as the emissary of Jor-El, the introductions of DC Comics characters Jimmy Olsen, Oliver Queen and Martian Manhunter, played by Aaron Ashmore, Justin Hartley, Phil Morris respectively. Other key storylines involve Lex's marriage, as well as Lex's secret 33.1 projects.

Smallville's Season six slipped in the ratings. It was nominated for an Emmy Award, among other awards, in the category of Outstanding Sound Editing For A Series for the episode "Zod". In a promotional tie-in with Sprint, Smallville Legends: The Oliver Queen Chronicles was released; the six-episode CGI series chronicled the early life of Oliver Queen. According to Lisa Gregorian, Executive Vice President of worldwide marketing at Warner Bros. Television Group, these promotional tie-ins were ways to get fans more connected to the show. On April 19, 2007, a tie-in with Toyota promoting their new Yaris featured an online comic strip as interstitial programs during new episodes of Smallville, titled Smallville Legends: Justice & Doom; the interactive comic was based on the episode "Justice", which follows the adventures of Oliver Queen, Bart Allen, Victor Stone, Arthur Curry—the initial members of the "Justice League" in Smallville—as they seek to destroy all of LuthorCorp's secret experimental labs.

The online series allowed viewers to investigate alongside the fictional team, in an effort to win prizes. Stephan Nilson wrote all five of the episodes while working with a team of artists on the illustrations; the plot for each comic episode was given to Nilson as the production crew for Smallville was filming their current television episode. Artist Steve Scott drew comic book panels, which were sent to a group called Motherland; that group told Scott which images to draw on a separate overlay. This allowed for multiple objects to be moved out of the same frame; the sixth season was awarded Leo Awards in multiple categories. Make-up artist Natalie Cosco was awarded the Leo Award for Best Make-Up for her work on the episodes "Hydro" and "Wither"; the show itself won Best Dramatic Series. The American Society of Cinematographers honored the series with an award for the work done on "Arrow", with an award for Glen Winter for his work on "Noir". Mack won Best Sidekick for the second year in a row when she took home the award in the 2007 Teen Choice Awards.

The series was recognized by the Visual Effects Society with a 2007 VES Award nomination for Outstanding Visual Effects in the episode "Zod". The VES recognized the season in 2008, nominating "Justice" for Outstanding Compositing in a Broadcast Program or Commercial. In 2007, the sound effects and foley teams were nominated for a Golden Reel Award for Best Sound Editing for their work on "Zod". David Moxness won the American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement in Cinematography Award for his work on "Arrow". In the 33rd Annual Saturn Awards, the show was nominated for Best Dramatic Television Series, as well as a Best Supporting Actress nomination for Allison Mack; the complete sixth season of Smallville was released on September 2007 in North America. Additional releases in region 2 and region 4 took place on October 22, 2007 and March 5, 2008, respectively; this was the first season to be released on Blu-ray Disc. The Blu-ray box set was released in the United States on September 18, 2007, in Canada on October 9, 2007.

Regions 2 and 4 received a release of March 3, 2009, respectively. The box set included various special features, including episode commentary, "Ultimate Fan" featurette, a Green Arrow documentary, as well as mobisodes for the Oliver Queen Chronicles and Justice & Doom. Official website Smallville – list of episodes on IMDb List of Smallville season 6 episodes at List of Smallville season 6 episodes at Wikia Smallville at List of Smallville season 6 guide at Official MySpace profile for Smallville Season 6 Interview with the WWE's Kane

Georges Bruguier

Victorien Félix Bruguier, called Georges Bruguier, was a French politician and journalist. Born in Nîmes, Georges Brugier was a son of trade unionist Victorien Bruguier, he studied law at the University of Montpellier and worked for the left-wing newspaper La Dépêche de Toulouse. Bruguier served with the French Army during the First World War and was awarded the Croix de guerre and Médaille militaire. After the war Bruguier became active in politics although he was not a member of a political party until the 1930s when he joined the French Section of the Workers' International, he stood for unsuccessfully in elections to the city council in 1919 and 1924 on lists backed by the SFIO and Radical Party. He was elected to the French Senate to represent the Gard départment in a by-election in 1924, sitting with the Democratic Left until he joined the SFIO, to the city council the year following. Having been re-elected in subsequent elections to the senate, Bruguier was still serving in July 1940 when he was one of the 80 who voted against the grant of special powers to Philippe Pétain and the creation of the Vichy régime.

As a consequence he was removed from office by the Vichy régime and interned at Saint-Paul-d'Eyjeaux where he remained until liberated in 1944. He was mayor of Nîmes and served in the provisional consultative and constituent assemblies from 1944 to 1946 but did not seek election to the new National Assembly of France when his term expired. Leaving politics, he moved to Carcassonne where he worked as a journalist, he is buried in the Cimetière de la Cité there. In addition to his military honours Bruguier was an officer of the Légion d'honneur. Jolly, Jean. "Dictionnaire des Parlementaires français 1889-1940". Presses Universitaires de France. Retrieved 2009-12-31. "Georges BRUGUIER". Assemblée nationale de France. Retrieved 2010-01-04