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Ohatchee, Alabama

Ohatchee is a town in Calhoun County, United States. At the 2010 census the population was 1,170, it is included in the Anniston -- Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Area. Andrew Jackson used the area around present-day Ohatchee to prepare for the Battle of Talladega, it was at this battle. Jackson adopted the child. Lyncoya died of tuberculosis in 1828 at the age of sixteen; the site of the battle is marked with a large stone marker along Alabama Highway 144 between Alexandria and Ohatchee, near Tallaseehatchee Creek. Between 1863 and 1864, Alfred A. Janney built a furnace, now named Janney Furnace, to produce pig iron for the Confederate States of America during the Civil War; the furnace never went into production, but locals speak of the quality of the construction because the structure was built by slaves. The site is now a part of the Calhoun County Park System and features a Civil War memorial alongside a Civil War and Native American museum; the site hosts a town festival every year that includes vendors, children's activities, a Civil War reenactment.

Ohatchee became an incorporated town in 1956. Ohatchee is located in western Calhoun County at 33°48'10.944" North, 86°2'11.864" West. The town center lies just north of the confluence of Tallaseehatchee Creek with Ohatchee Creek, a tributary of the Coosa River. A northwest extension of the town limits reaches to the shores of the Coosa River along Neely Henry Lake. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 5.9 square miles, of which 5.9 square miles is land and 0.039 square miles, or 0.69%, is water. As of the census of 2010, there were 1,170 people, 474 households, 361 families residing in the town; the population density was 198 people per square mile. There were 571 housing units at an average density of 96.8 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 94.1% White, 3.2% Black or African American, 0.6% Native American, 0.0% Asian, 2.1% from two or more races. 0.6% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 474 households out of which 25.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.8% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 23.8% were non-families.

22.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.3% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.47 and the average family size was 2.84. In the town, the age distribution of the population shows 21.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 22.6% from 25 to 44, 35.0% from 45 to 64, 14.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 44.4 years. For every 100 females, there were 105.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males. The median income for a household in the town was $55,769, the median income for a family was $62,266. Males had a median income of $50,817 versus $26,563 for females; the per capita income for the town was $23,041. About 3.4% of families and 4.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.6% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over. Clyde Propst, American football coach Robert Bruce Propst, United States federal judge Rush Propst, head coach of football at Colquitt County High School in Moultrie, Georgia.

He is the former head coach of the team at Hoover High School in Hoover, Alabama

Neptune Pool

The Neptune Pool is the name of the outdoor swimming pool ensemble at Hearst Castle, in San Simeon, California. Featuring the significant swimming pool, it includes: fountains, ornamental pools, marble pavilions, alabaster lanterns, dressing rooms, an ancient temple facade; the Neptune Terrace, including its huge pool shell, are raised up behind massive retaining walls on the Hearst Castle ridge-line in the Santa Lucia Mountains. It is to the north and lower than the main Casa Grande and the guest house terrace, with vistas of the ranch, Point San Simeon coastline, Pacific Ocean. In 2014, the pool was drained due to severe drought conditions in Southern California; the pool had been evaporating 5,000 US gallons of water per day. Extensive renovations began in 2017 to replace the pool's tile base and fix the leaks which had plagued it since its construction; the pool was temporarily filled for the first time since 2014 that August to make sure the leaks had been repaired before the water was subsequently returned to the local watershed.

In August, 2018 the pool restoration was completed and the pool was refilled. Designed by architect Julia Morgan, the Neptune Pool with terrace elements was started in 1924. Albert Solon and Frank Schemmel of Solon and Schemmel Tile Company came to Hearst Castle to perform the tile work; the Neptune Pool was rebuilt three times, each version a larger size. After the 1926 and 1934 redesigns and re-buildings, it was deemed completed by William Randolph Hearst in 1936; the Neptune Pool is 58 feet wide except for the 95 feet width at the primary axis fountain—alcove section, the secondary axis pool length is 104 feet. The depth varies to 10 feet at pools' main drains; the fountains and pool are fed by spring water piped from the Santa Lucia Mountains, the pool alone holds 345,000 US gallons of water. Light-veined Vermont marble decorates the flooring and side walls of the swimming and ornamental pools, the colonnades; the swimming pool is surrounded by Ancient Roman Revival and Greek Revival style pavilions and colonnades.

The pool's main axis centerpiece and north terminus is elaborated from parts of the façade of an Ancient Roman temple that William Randolph Hearst had purchased in Europe and imported to San Simeon. It is symmetrically framed by the colonnaded pavilions as the secondary axis' west and east terminus elements. 17th-century Italian Neoclassical bas-reliefs are upon the sides of the colonnades. The'Neptune' and'Nereid' statues, first atop the cascade, were moved to present positions in the Roman temple's pediment. New classical sculptures were commissioned by sculptor Charles Cassou. His'Neptune statuary group,' planned from the late 1920s for a small cascade pool, was never installed, his ‘Venus’ was. The Neptune pool was used as the set for the entrance of Crassus' villa in Kubrick's Spartacus; the Lady Gaga video "G. U. Y." was shot at various locations at Hearst Castle, including the pool. Due to drought conditions and leaks in the pool, the Neptune Pool was drained in 2014. However, the pool was filled for the music video.

Hearstcastle.org: "The Pools of Hearst Castle" Flickr search Gallery: Neptune Pool

Theodore B. Lewis

Theodore Belden Lewis was an early leader in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, called and sustained to the Presidency of the Seventy, but never served in the office and was not set apart. Lewis was born in St. Louis and was orphaned at a young age, he attended Central College in Fairview Academy. When the American Civil War broke out, Lewis joined the Army of the West and participated in the Battle of Booneville and engagements before his December 19, 1861 capture by Union forces, he began studying law. Lewis moved to Utah Territory to teach in 1865 and converted to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints the next year, he served a mission to the Southern States in 1870 began teaching at a school that became Brigham Young Academy. From 1872 until 1876, Lewis served as superintendent of schools in Utah, he was a justice of the peace there. He went to Salt Lake City where he was the teacher at the 20th Ward School. In 1879, Lewis became superintendent of schools for Salt Lake County.

From 1885 to 1887 he was principal of Ogden High School. Lewis served as Superintendent of Utah Territorial Schools from 1894 until statehood was achieved at the start of 1896. In the October 1882 General Conference of the church, following the custom of the day, Lewis was issued a surprise calling to become a Seventy and serve as one of the quorum's seven presidents; the congregation sustained him. However, as he was about to be set apart the next day, he reported he had been ordained a high priest and was therefore not set apart, never served in the quorum presidency. A polygamist, Lewis was married to Ephrina Sarepa Coray, he was the father of 17 children. Lewis died in Boston, Massachusetts from complications following surgery

Battle of Muhu

The Battle of Muhu was a military engagement fought between a force of Baltic and Germanic crusaders and pagan Oeselians. The battle, fought in Muhu, resulted in the crusaders storming and capturing a fortress held by the Oeselians. In January 1227, when the sea had frozen hard, a large Crusader army was gathered after the call of the Papal legate William of Modena. According to the Chronicle of Livonia, 20,000 troops had set out for Muhu from the estuary of Pärnu River and moved along the ice. Since the ice was said to have been slippery, they reached the stronghold of Muhu on the ninth day. After seeing such a large force, the people of Muhu offered a truce and allowed themselves to be baptised. Most of the Germans didn't accept it and so they started besieging the stronghold; the first attack was fended off with spears. The besiegers threw rocks into the stronghold with bricoles, built a turret, undermined the wall. On the sixth day the Livonian army managed to break into the stronghold, where a ferocious slaughter took place.

The wealth of the settlement and bovines were looted, the stronghold itself was burned down

Ljubica Mrdaković Todorović

Ljubica Mrdaković Todorović is a medical doctor and politician in Serbia. She has served in the National Assembly of Serbia since 2012 as a member of the Serbian Progressive Party. Mrdaković Todorović has a master's degree from the University of Niš Faculty of Medicine, where she specialized in gynecology and obstetrics, she lives in Niš, has served for many years as chief of the department of gynecology at the Niš Health Centre, has advised the institution on organizational and medical issues. In 2014, she was appointed as chair of the supervisory board of the "Dr. Laza Lazarević" Clinic for Psychiatric Diseases in Belgrade. Mrdaković Todorović received the sixty-third position on the Progressive Party's Let's Get Serbia Moving electoral list in the 2012 Serbian parliamentary election and was elected when the list won seventy-three mandates; the Progressive Party emerged as the dominant party in a new coalition government after the election, Mrdaković Todorović served as part of its parliamentary majority.

She was returned to the assembly in the elections in the 2014 and 2016, both of which were won by the Progressive Party and its allies. She is the deputy chair of the assembly's health and family committee, the leader of its parliamentary friendship group with South Korea, a member of its parliamentary friendship groups with Belarus, Cuba and Russia

Camp Interlaken JCC

Camp Interlaken JCC, formally The Steve and Shari Sadek Family Camp Interlaken JCC, is a Jewish summer camp located in Eagle River, United States. It provides residential camping for incoming 3rd through 10th grade Jewish children from around the world; the camp has been affiliated with the Milwaukee Jewish Community Center. Jewish Living Magazine has ranked Camp Interlaken among the top Jewish summer camps in the country. Camp Interlaken was established in 1935, when Herbert Magida bought the Interlaken Hotel in Hartland, Wisconsin to serve as a summer camp for boys. In 1938 Magida moved the camp to a location in Eagle River, home to a number of other Jewish summer camps, where it remains. In 1948 Magida sold the camp to attorney Arthur Morse and Joe Kupcinet, football coach at Taft High School and brother of Chicago Sun-Times columnist Irv Kupcinet; the Milwaukee JCC bought the camp in 1965. Individual Sports: Tennis, Golf, Disc golf, Tushball, Ga-ga, Cycling and Rock Climbing Wall. Team Sports: Softball, Basketball, Floor Hockey, High/Low Ropes with Zip Line.

Ultimate Frisbee and Maccabiah. Waterfront Activities: Waterskiing, Wake-boarding, Knee-boarding, Sailing, Small Crafts, Life Guard Training Cultural and Creative activities: Ceramics, Fine Arts, YOGA, Modern Dance, Theater Tech, Israeli Dance, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Preparation, Crafts, Photography, Nature and Shabbat. Former Hall of Fame NFL football coach Marv Levy spent several summers in the 1950s working at Camp Interlaken when it was run by Joe Kupcinet, before it was owned by the JCC. Up and coming Jewish attorney Benjamin Golopol, the two-time tushball champion, served as a counselor, water ski director, song director from 1997-2011. Camp Interlaken Official Website