Jefferson County is a county located in the Coastal Plain or Gulf Prairie region of Southeast Texas in the United States. The Neches River forms its northeast boundary; as of the 2010 census, the population was 252,273. The 2018 United States Census estimate is 255,001; the county seat of Jefferson County is Beaumont. The county was established in 1835 as a municipality of Mexico, which had gained independence from Spain; because the area was settled, the Mexican government allowed European Americans from the United States to settle here if they pledged loyalty to Mexico. This was organized as a county in 1837, it was named by European-American settlers for U. S. president Thomas Jefferson. Texas became part of the US. Jefferson County is part of the Beaumont–Port Arthur, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area and has the highest population of the four-county MSA, it has three state correctional facilities and a federal high-security prison in unincorporated areas of the county. Together they have a maximum capacity for nearly 9,000 prisoners.
According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,113 square miles, of which 876 square miles is land and 236 square miles is water. Jefferson County is located on the plains of the Texas Gulf Coast in the southeastern part of the state; the county is bounded on the north by Pine Island Bayou, on the northeast by the Neches River, on the east by Sabine Lake and the mouth of the Sabine River, a natural outlet called Sabine Pass. The southern part of the county is marshland, much of, contained within Sea Rim State Park, reaching to the storm-battered beach at the Gulf of Mexico. Interstate 10 U. S. Highway 69/U. S. Highway 96/U. S. Highway 287 U. S. Highway 90 State Highway 73 State Highway 82 State Highway 87 State Highway 105 State Highway 124 State Highway 326 State Highway 347 Hardin County Orange County Chambers County Liberty County Cameron Parish, Louisiana Big Thicket National Preserve McFaddin National Wildlife Refuge Texas Point National Wildlife Refuge As of the census of 2000, there were 252,051 people, 92,880 households, 63,808 families residing in the county.
The population density was 279 people per square mile. There were 102,080 housing units at an average density of 113 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 57.24% White, 33.74% Black or African American, 0.34% Native American, 2.89% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 4.26% from other races, 1.50% from two or more races. 10.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 8.3% were of American, 7.2% French, 6.2% German, 5.8% English and 5.3% Irish ancestry according to Census 2000. There were 92,880 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.40% were married couples living together, 16.20% had a female householder with no husband present, 31.30% were non-families. 27.30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.00% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.12. In the county, the population was spread out with 25.90% under the age of 18, 10.00% from 18 to 24, 29.30% from 25 to 44, 21.10% from 45 to 64, 13.60% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.20 males. The median income for a household in the county was $34,706, the median income for a family was $42,290. Males had a median income of $36,719 versus $23,924 for females; the per capita income for the county was $17,571. About 14.60% of families and 17.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24.60% of those under age 18 and 11.80% of those age 65 or over. The 2015 US Census estimates for demographic analysis of the population are the following: The racial makeup of the county was 59.3% White, 34.3% Black or African American, 1.0% Native American, 3.9% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, 4.26% from other races, 1.50% from two or more races. 18.9 % of the population were Latino of any race. The County Commissioners Court, considered the administrative arm of the state government, is made up of a county judge and four commissioners; the four commissioners are elected to staggered terms from single-member districts or precincts, two in years of presidential elections and two in off-years.
The County Commissioners Court carries out the "budgetary and policy making functions of county government. In addition, in many counties, commissioners have extensive responsibilities related to the building and maintenance of county roads."The appointed county judge in Texas is the judge of the County Criminal Court, County Civil Court, Probate Court and Juvenile Court. Jefferson County was represented in Texas State House District 21 from 1999 to 2015 in the Texas House of Representatives by the Republican Allan Ritter, a businessman from Nederland. On January 13, 2015, Republican Dade Phelan of Beaumont succeeded Ritter, who did not seek reelection in 2014, it is represented in Texas State House District 22, which takes in much of Beaumont and Port Arthur, by Democrat Joe D. Deshotel, who has served in this seat since 1999. In the 81st Legislative Session, Deshotel was appointed to serve as chairman of the House Business and Industry Committee, a post he continues to hold today; the Texas Department of Criminal Justice operates three facilities in the county: the Gist Unit, a state jail.
In addition, the Texas Youth Commission operated the Al Price State Juv
The Society of the Holy Child Jesus is an international community of Roman Catholic sisters founded in England in 1846 by Philadelphia-born Cornelia Connelly. Cornelia converted to the Roman Catholic Church in 1835; the Society was approved in 1887 by Pope Leo XIII, the rules and constitutions were confirmed and ratified by him in 1893. Connelly School of the Holy Child, Maryland Cornelia Connelly High School, California Holy Child Academy, Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania Holy Child Academy, Old Westbury, New York Mayfield Junior School, California Mayfield Senior School, California Oak Knoll School of the Holy Child, New Jersey Rosemont School of the Holy Child, Pennsylvania School of the Holy Child, New York Holy Child Academy, Sharon Hill, Pennsylvania Cornelia Connelly Center, New York, NY Combe Bank School, Kent St Leonards-Mayfield School, East Sussex Convent of the Holy Child Jesus, Lancashire Holy Child SchoolCape Coast,Central RegionGhana Rosemont College, Pennsylvania. Official website Holy Child Network of Schools
The following songs were produced by Fatgums. "Ha!" "Skooby" "Struggles" 01. "Book Begins" 02. "Crime In The City" 03. "Morning" 04. "Treats" 08. "Never There" 10. "Smokin'" 11. "Novel Scratching" 12. "Yes Yes Yes" 13. "My Only Vice Remix" 14. "Murderous Rage" 01. "Make Change" 08. "Seven Months" 14. "Exact Change" 15. "Iron Bam" 03. "Luv What We Do" 04. "Blind" 05. "Breaking Point" 06. "The Hold Up" 07. "Re:Action" 08. "Guns of Wilmas" 10. "Dream Deferred" 01. "Forward Progress feat. DJ Krissfader" 09. "Daily Grind feat. C-Los" 01. "Intro" 02. "Peddlin' Music" 03. "Strapped" 04. "Good Clothes" 05. "Listen" 06. "Words from JOMA/Words from TINO" 07. "Gunslinger I" 08. "Gunslinger II" 09. "Won't Walk Away" 01. "Blast Off" 04. "What We Do" 06. "Guns of Cali" 10. "Re:Act" 14. "Until" 15. "Divide & Conquer" 04. "The Rundown" 05. "The Queen Is Dead" 01. "Air Out My Lungs" 02. "Traveling Man" 05. "What Goes Up" 06. "Three Basic Problems" 07. "Inspired By Dream" 08. "Wash It Away" 09. "Sunshine" 10. "Blood of My Heart" 12. "Kill The Vultures" Disc 1 01.
"Make Change" Disc 1 08. "Seven Months" Disc 1 14. "Exact Change" Disc 1 15. "Iron Bam" Disc 2 08. "Jonah's Lament" 04. "Think About It" 08. "Lookin' Up" 01. "Jerry McGuire" 09. "A Lil' More" 02. "Infinite" 05. "Grindstone" 06. "Lyricists" 8. "City Love" 15. "Sun In A Million" 10. "Air Mail" 4. "A Round For My Friends" 5. "Live That Life" 6. "Falling From The Sky" 2. "Godsteppin" 5. "Turn You"
Fragmen is a 2014 album by Malaysian singer Siti Nurhaliza. It was her sixteenth studio album and her fifteenth Malay-language album, released physically on 30 June 2014 by Universal Music Group in a collaboration with her own record company, Siti Nurhaliza Productions. Most of the songs in the album is inspired by her life and experiences; the production of the album saw a collaboration between Malaysian and Indonesian composers and producers. Fragmen has spawned four singles for the Malaysian market, "Lebih Indah", "Jaga Dia Untukku", "Terbaik Bagimu" and "Seluruh Cinta". In 2014, "Lebih Indah" received two nominations from 2014 World Music Awards in the category of World's Best Song and World's Best Music Video. In the same year, on 17 October, "Lebih Indah" enabled Siti to win Best Artist and Best Song awards from 2014 Anugerah Planet Muzik. Four days on 21 October and its singles were nominated in six different categories for 2014 Anugerah Industri Muzik. On 6 December, "Lebih Indah" and Fragmen enabled Siti to win the Best Vocal Performance in a Song and Best Album from the 2014 Anugerah Industri Muzik.
Her winning for "Lebih Indah" marked the 12th time Siti winning the Best Vocal Performance in Song category. On 21 October 2014, Fragmen was launched in Indonesia. Additional track, a duet with Cakra Khan, "Seluruh Cinta" was released as Fragmen's first single for the Indonesian market on the same day; as of 27 August 2014, the album has been certified Platinum after it has been shipped for more than 10 000 copies. Less than three months Fragmen is estimated to be sold around 50 000 copies. Fragmen is Siti's first debut album through the collaboration of her own record company, Siti Nurhaliza Productions with Universal Music Group since July 2011; the production of the album took place in October 2012 with the release of "Galau" on 11 January 2013. Though it was released digitally in January 2013, "Galau" was first performed during Dato' Siti Nurhaliza – Live in Kuantan 2012 concert in November 2012. However, when Fragmen was slated for release on 30 June 2014, "Galau" was dropped from the final track list.
According to her management, the release of "Galau" was only intended as a promotional single to introduce the collaboration effort between Siti Nurhaliza Productions and Universal Music Group to the public and not suitable for inclusion due to the differences of musical direction. On 15 May, the first official single of the album, "Lebih Indah" was performed during the taping of her 90-minute special television program for Eid al-Fitr with TV2, Konsert Sanggar Lebaran Dato' Siti Nurhaliza; the show was aired much on 8 August. Recorded in 2013, the song is said to reflect the state of her emotions when she has to take care of her husband, involved in a motorcycle accident in New Zealand in December 2012. In July, Universal Music Group's A&R Director, Mujahid Abd Wahab revealed that the overall cost production that Universal has spent for this album reached RM 200 000. According to Mujahid, "The collaboration between Universal Music Malaysia and Siti is not only viewed from the sole perspective of profit only, in contrast, it is more than that.
Universal Music Malaysia is willing to spend a large amount of expenditure for the creation of Siti's newest album since she is the country's asset. As the best singer, it is fitting that the album matches her status." The RM 200 000 is said to only cover the production cost of the album alone. In the process of the creation of the album, the album saw a collaboration of musicians and technicians from multiple countries; the mastering of the album was done by Sterling Sound Studio in New York City. Ade Govinda, music composer from Indonesia who contributed "Terbaik Bagimu" is one of the producers for the album. Out of nine songs that are included in the album, three of them are chosen from her collaboration with "Bengkel Cipta Ekspres Badan Pelindung Hakcipta Karyawan Malaysia" on 25 April 2013. During the workshop, 10 music composers and 10 lyricists that were chosen were given three days to create 10 songs, before they were presented to Siti in order for her to evaluate their suitability to be included in her album.
This marked her second time collaborating with MACP to find new materials for her album since her last traditional album, Lentera Timur. Intended to be the tenth track for the album, "Seluruh Cinta", a duet with an Indonesia singer, Cakra Khan did not make the final cut of the album; the song, recorded in three hours on 29 May 2014 at My Music, Jakarta Selatan, Indonesia was revealed by Siti's management to be of a different project, though the possibility of its inclusion was considered. The song was included for the Indonesian version of Fragmen when it was launched and released on 21 October 2014. Shot by Bustamam Mokhtar, the album cover portrays Siti in a black ensemble. Siti explained on her choice of the black ensemble as, "Apart from the result of our discussion with the involved party in the creation of the album cover, I chose black because it is my favourite colour and it is perfect with the concept of elegance that I wanted." The album marked her first cover album with her wearing a hijab.
She explained, "This is my first album. With hijab, I still want uniqueness and in the same time the image, being shown is suitable with the element of pop, present in the album. Therefore, I intentionally chos
Michael Cliffe was a British clothing industry worker and politician, a Member of Parliament in inner London for six years. Cliffe, was born in Sheffield and went to Holliscroft School, leaving to go into the clothing industry as a tailor's presser, he was active in the National Union of Tailors and Garment Workers and was elected to the Union's National Executive. He moved to London to live in Finsbury where he became active in local politics as a member of the Labour Party. On the last day of 1952 he formally adopted the first name'Michael' by deed poll. After local ward boundary changes, Cliffe was elected in Central ward from 1953, but was elected an Alderman, he was chairman of the Housing Committee, when the building work was completed he was allocated a flat in the Golden Lane Estate. He was chosen as Mayor of Finsbury for the year 1956-1957 and was Chairman of the Policy and Resources Committee; as Chairman of Shoreditch and Finsbury Constituency Labour Party when the local Member of Parliament Victor Collins took a life peerage in the first appointments in 1958, Cliffe was selected as his successor as Labour candidate for the constituency of Shoreditch and Finsbury.
Despite a rumbustious campaign in which the police had to be called to one of his meetings and arrested four men, Cliffe comfortably retained the seat on a low turnout in the byelection. A quiet and rare speaker in the House of Commons, Cliffe was active in supporting his constituents, he joined a delegation to the Home Secretary from the Street Bookmakers' Federation in 1960, saying he wanted to be better informed of their views in advance of the debate on a Gambling Bill. He was Chairman of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising Memorial Committee and in 1961 called attention to increasing votes for fascist candidates, declaring "anything that spells Fascism must be rooted out and destroyed"; when tension grew over the Berlin Wall in 1961, Cliffe was one of four Labour MPs who demanded the recall of Parliament, wrote a letter to President Kennedy and Nikita Khrushchev urging hasty negotiations and a moratorium on nuclear testing. He had been intending to continue his Parliamentary career, but was taken ill and died in St Bartholomew's Hospital in August 1964, aged 60.
Finsbury Metropolitan Borough Council named a 25-storey block of flats after him on the Finsbury Estate named Michael Cliffe House. M. Stenton and S. Lees, "Who's Who of British MPs" Vol. IV Obituary, The Times, 10 August 1964 Who Was Who, A&C Black Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Michael Cliffe
Gresley Priory was a monastery of Augustinian Canons regular in Church Gresley, England, founded in the 12th century. Following the Dissolution of the Monasteries, the priory church became the village's parish church of St George and St Mary It was the church that gave Church Gresley its name. Excavations undertaken in 1861 reveal the priory's buildings were situated around a cloister to the south of the church. Of the original 12th-century priory buildings, only the foundations of the church and lower section of the tower remain; the church is Grade II* listed. The Priory was founded by William De Gresley, of the neighbouring Castle Gresley, during the reign of King Henry I; as primary beneficiaries, the Gresley family would retain influence over the priory over the following centuries. In the year 1245, a William de Gresley gifted the advowson of the nearby Church of Lullington, Derbyshire to the Prior and his heirs in-return for "all the benefits and prayers which should henceforth take place in the conventual church of Gresley, for ever."
This, all other previous charters and gifts from the Gresley family to the Priory, were confirmed by Sir Geoffrey de Gresley in 1268. In 1291, Sir Geoffrey's grandson, another Geoffrey de Gresley assigned lands to the priory in the parish of Castle Gresley. In the Taxation Roll of 1291, the priory was valued at £3 19s. 7½d. A year, with the churches of Gresley and Lullington both valued at £5 6s. 8d. A year. By the 14th century the priory appears to have fallen on hard times: Having in 1310, upon payment of a fine, been granted the Mortmain of the Church of Lullington, they appealed to the Bishop for his sanction to dispose of the church, it was not, until 1339 that Roger Northburgh, Bishop of Coventry and Lichfield, sanctioned the mortmain. The correspondence between the Priory and Bishop reveal that at the time there were only four "brethren" at the priory. In June 1313, Bishop Walter Langton visited the priory and subsequently ordered that licences and pensions were not to be granted from the Priory without episcopal licence, that no women were to be allowed within the monastery bounds.
The cause of this action is unclear and open to debate: had there been some discrepancies in the priory's financial affairs? Were there reports of improper behavior between the canons and visiting women? Was this a response to the priories requests for the Mortmain? Or was this a standard action taken by the Bishop? In 1363, Sir John de Gresley, gave the priory properties and land at Heathcote, Church Gresley, Castle Gresley, Lullington, which were valued at £10 per annum. Documents at this time name the priory as "The Prior and Convent of St. George". Having had only 4 brethren in the early 14th century, the Priory appears to have remained small through the 15th century: as in February 1493, following the death of the Prior John Smyth, the sub-prior, Robert Mogge, had to write to the Bishop and ask him to directly appoint a new prior as they had insufficient numbers to elect one themselves; the Valor of 1535 valued the Priory as worth £26 15s. 4d. Annually. 4d. The total value of the Priory was £39 13s.
8d. Deductions left the clear annual value at £31 6s; the priory was dissolved a year in 1536. The Prior, John Okeley, was granted a pension of £6. 8d. Following dissolution in 1536, the priory was granted to "Henry Churche of the Householde". There had been no ordained vicarage of Gresley, no pre-Reformation institutions appear in the diocesan registers. Following the dissolution the Priory church gained a new role as the Parish Church becoming the St George and St Mary's Church, Church Gresley. In around 1820 the church and upper part of the tower were rebuilt. In 1872 the chancel was built. W. Blomfield. Today, of the 12th century building, only the lower part of the tower survives; the church is protected as a Grade II* Listed building. An chronological list of the known Priors of Gresley: Castle Gresley Church Gresley Gresley Baronets Lullington, Derbyshire