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List of cities and towns in Arkansas

Arkansas is a state located in the Southern United States. According to the 2010 United States Census, Arkansas is the 33rd most populous state with 2,915,958 inhabitants and the 27th largest by land area spanning 52,033.48 square miles of land. Arkansas is divided into 75 counties and contains 502 incorporated municipalities consisting of cities and towns. Arkansas municipalities are divided into three categories based on population. City of the First Class has a population over 2,500, City of the Second Class has a population between 500 and 2,499 population and an Incorporated Town has 499 or fewer population. Other differences include that town council members must be elected at-large whereas cities may elect members from city wards, towns have fewer municipal responsibilities and obligations. Arkansas does not use villages or civil townships as possible designations for its minor civil divisions. In Arkansas, a municipality may extend into multiple counties. List of Arkansas townships List of counties in Arkansas

Joël Voordewind

Joël Stephanus Voordewind is a Dutch politician and former development aid worker. As a member of the Christian Union he has been an MP since 30 November 2006, he focuses on matters of foreign policy, development aid and family. Voordewind, after receiving a degree in political sciences at VU University Amsterdam, started working as an assistant for the Dutch Labour parliamentary party, he began in 1991 and left the party in 1994. After this he worked for the European Union, the United Nations and an international Christian aid organisation named Dorcas Aid. For some time he was committed as a spokesman to the Dutch Secretary of Defence. After some time Voordewind came to the conclusion that because of his Christian convictions, it would be better if he switched to a Christian party, he began to work for the parliamentary group of the Christian Union. In 2001 he became their campaign leader for the Dutch general election in 2002, he led the campaign towards the general election in 2003. In 2003 he was a member of the States-Provincial of North Holland.

Until 2006 he was head of the public relations division of the party. He was chairman of the local Christian Union in the Dutch capital Amsterdam for which in 2002 and 2006 he stood for the local council, but both times the CU gained no seats. Voordewind was elected into the Dutch Parliament in 2006, he was the fourth name on the candidate list of the Christian Union, which doubled its number of seats from three to six. For this party he is the spokesman for all issues concerning the health system and sports, defence and European Affairs, he is married and the father of two children. He is a member of a Dutch Vineyard-church. Parlement.com biography Voordewind kent Den Haag al, Reformatorisch Dagblad, 23 November 2006 House of Representatives biography

Dorothea of Hanau-Münzenberg

Countess Dorothea of Hanau-Münzenberg, was a German noblewoman member of the House of Hanau by birth and by virtue of her two marriages Countess of Ortenburg and Gleichen-Kranichfeld-Ehrenstein-Blankenhain. She was a daughter of Countess Palatine Helena of Simmern. On 15 June 1571 Dorothea married with Count Anton of Ortenburg, a member of the Aulic Council and governor of Heidenheim on behalf of Württemberg and son of Count Joachin of Ortenburg, who with his ally Frederick III, Elector Palatine established the Protestantism in his domains against the adjacent Roman Catholic Duchy of Bavaria ruled by Albert V; this marriage, in consequence, strengthened the Protestant cause in Germany and indirectly was seen as a threat to Bavaria. Moreover, Dorothea had a dowry of 10,000 florins, huge amount needed by the Ortenburg family, short of money at that time because of their fight against Bavaria and the Aulic Council expenses of Anton caused considerable additional costs. Once betrothed and Dorothea where summoned at the court of the Elector Palatine in Heidelberg in May 1570, where the groom arrived from the Diet of Speyer.

The wedding ceremony took place at Ortenburg Castle, followed by four days of festivities who costed 8,000 florins. Anton died on 23 May 1573. Seven months on 1 December 1573, Dorothea gave birth a son, who only lived four days. After the death of her husband and newborn son, the 17-year-old widow wanted to return with her family in Hanau; the financial settlement of this matter was slow. Only in 1575 Dorothea was able to leave Ortenburg, although the dispute continued until 1582. According to her father, this conflict cost him 23,000 guilders. On 28 November 1585 Dorothea married with Count Volrad of Gleichen-Kranichfeld-Ehrenstein-Blankenhain, a student at University of Jena during 1573-1576, they had five children. Dorothea's second marriage ended in divorce in 1596, she never remarried. Dorothea died on 5 September 1638. At her funeral, a funeral sermon was published. A daughter. A daughter. Dorothea Susanne, heiress of Blankenhain and Kranichfeld. November 1619 to Baron George of Mörsperg and Beffort.

Anna Elisabeth. Frederick William. Adrian Willem Eliza Dek: De Afstammelingen van Juliana van Stolberg tot aan het jaar van de vrede van Munster, in: Spiegel der Historie. Vol. 3, nº. 7/8, 1968. Reinhard Suchier: Genealogie des Hanauer Grafenhauses, in: Festschrift des Hanauer Geschichtsvereins zu seiner fünfzigjährigen Jubelfeier am 27. August 1894, Hanau, 1894 Ernst J. Zimmermann: Hanau Stadt und Land, 3rd ed. Hanau, 1919, reprinted: 1978 Gunter Wieland: Anton Graf zu Ortenburg – frühes Ende einer großen Hoffnung. In: Förderkreis Bereich Schloss Ortenburg: Ortenburg - Reichsgrafschaft und 450 Jahre Reformation 1563-2013. Ortenburg 2013, pp. 96–100

Calf Creek culture

Calf Creek Culture was a nomadic hunter-gatherer people who lived in the southcentral region of North America in the area of what is today Oklahoma and surrounding states, artifacts having been found in such places as Beard's Bluff and Sand Springs, Oklahoma. The Calf Creek culture was active during the early to middle Archaic period in the Americas 7,500 to 4,000 years ago; the Calf Creek people were noted for their use of heat-treated flint spearheads. The Calf Creek point was first named and described in an Arkansas amateur archaeological journal by Don Dickson in 1968, for examples found at Calf Creek cave in Searcy County Arkansas; the cave was named for a perennial stream that runs nearby. In 2003, a 5,120±25-year-old bison skull was found on the banks of the Arkansas River by Kim Holt; this find was featured on History Detectives. The skull had a Calf Creek culture spearhead embedded just over the orbital of the right eye socket; the size of the spearhead, the wound it inflicted further suggest that the Calf Creek used atlatls

Robert Brichenok

Robert Ivanovich Brichenok was a Soviet artillery lieutenant general. He took part in World War I, Russian Civil war, Winter war and World War II. Order of Lenin № 36030 4 orders of the Red Banner Order of Bogdan Khmelnitsky 1st class № 198 Order of Kutuzov 2nd class № 711 Medal "For the Defence of Leningrad" Medal "For the Defence of the Caucasus" Jubilee Medal "XX Years of the Workers' and Peasants' Red Army" Foreign awards: Commemorative Medal of the Battle of Dukla Pass Medal of Victory and Freedom 1945 Medal for Participation In The Patriotic War 1944-1945 Awards of Robert Brichenok was sold with documents at "Baldwin's" auction for $100 000 in 2006

Jishui County

Jishui is a county located on the Gan River in Ji'an city, Jiangxi province, China. It has an area of 2,531.73 km2 and a population of 480,000. It is located central of Jiangxi, 196 km south of the provincial capital of Nanchang, 23 km north of downtown Ji'an; the local speech is a variety of Gan Chinese. The government of Jishui is located in Wenfeng town. Jishui has 1,300 years of history, it became a county during the Sui dynasty. There are many famous people such as Ouyang Xiu, Yang Wanli, Xie Jin, Luo Hongxian; the first Chinese map is made by Luo Hongxian, from Jishui Futian. Jiahui is a regional hub for agricultural production in Jiangxi Province. Products such as rice and oranges are economic staples. Jishui is a center for the production of traditional gloves, for which it ranks first in Jiangxi province in export value; the GDP of Jishui county in 2005 was 370 million Yuan. Jishui has extensive railway infrastructure which connects to many important cities in other provinces, including Beijing, Shenzhen and Fuyang The Beijing-Jiulong Railway was built in 1997.

Jishui Railway station is operated by Nanchang Bureau of Railways. Beijing-Jiulong Railway Jinggangshan Airport, built in 2004, is the main airport, it is situated in Taihe County, 50 kilometres north of the CBD. The airport is connected to major mainland cities such as Beijing, Shanghai and Shenzhen; the road transport infrastructure in Jishui is extensive. There are national highways, it is the No. 105 National roads No. 105 from Beijing to Zhuhai. Ganyue Expressway entrance is 18 km from the CDB. Ganyue Expressway China National Highway 105An important development is the building of the Jishui Gan River Bridge, connecting the east and west banks of the Gan River; the bridge is 15 m meter wide. The project started in 2001 and was completed in 2004; the total investment was 117 million RMB. The Jishui Gan River Bridge was built to connect the 105 National Highway and Guanyue Expressway, it ends the history of ferrying between the East and West. Jishui is situated on the Gan River, Jishui Port is on the Gan River.

Attractions in Jishui include Yanfang Ancient Village and Taohua Island. Under its direct administration it has 3 townships; the county government is located in Wenfeng. Wenfeng Futian Pangu Fengjiang Huangqiao Jintan Badu Shuangcun Laoqiao Luotian Baisha Baishui Dingjiang Wujiang Shuinan Shangxian Township Shuitian Township Guanshan Township Ji'an Jishui County Government Web