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Reynolds County, Missouri

Reynolds County is a county located in the Ozark Foothills Region in the Lead Belt of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,696, its county seat is Centerville. The county was organized on February 25, 1845, was named in honor of former Governor of Missouri Thomas Reynolds; the county is home to Johnson's Shut-Ins State Park, a popular tourist attraction in the state of Missouri. Reynolds County was organized on February 25, 1845, it is still an area of rugged beauty near the geologic center of the Ozark Highland. Reynolds County was part of Ripley County, formed in 1831 and part of Wayne County, formed in 1818, it was previously part of Washington County and part of Ste. Genevieve County; the Reynolds County Courthouse has burned twice. The first time was in December 1863. A new courthouse was built in the fall of 1867 on the same foundation as the previous one; this courthouse was burned in late November 1871. Both times all records were destroyed. Temporary quarters again burned May 1872, while a new "fireproof" courthouse was being built.

According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 814 square miles, of which 808 square miles is land and 5.9 square miles is water. Dent County Iron County Wayne County Carter County Shannon County Route 21 Route 49 Route 72 Route 106 Mark Twain National Forest Robinson Hollow As of the census of 2000, there were 6,689 people, 2,721 households, 1,915 families residing in the county; the population density was 8 people per square mile. There were 3,759 housing units at an average density of 5 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 95.65% White, 0.52% Black or African American, 1.29% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.21% from other races, 2.14% from two or more races. 0.82% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Among the major first ancestries reported in Reynolds County were 37.6% American, 12.1% Irish, 11.6% German, 11.4% English. There were 2,721 households out of which 27.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.20% were married couples living together, 7.80% had a female householder with no husband present, 29.60% were non-families.

26.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.10% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.85. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.00% under the age of 18, 6.80% from 18 to 24, 25.00% from 25 to 44, 27.90% from 45 to 64, 16.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 101.60 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.60 males. The median income for a household in the county was $31,546, the median income for a family was $37,891. Males had a median income of $26,753 versus $18,322 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,847. About 16.10% of families and 20.10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 25.90% of those under age 18 and 15.50% of those age 65 or over. According to the Association of Religion Data Archives County Membership Report, Reynolds County is a part of the Bible Belt with evangelical Protestantism being the majority religion.

The most predominant denominations among residents in Reynolds County who adhere to a religion are Southern Baptists, Baptist Missionary Association of America, Methodists. The Democratic Party controls politics at the local level in Reynolds. Democrats hold every elected position in the county. Reynolds County is divided into two legislative districts in the Missouri House of Representatives, both of which are held by Republicans. District 143 — Currently represented by Jeffrey Pogue, consists of the extreme northwestern parts of the county and includes the town of Bunker. District 144 — Currently represented by Paul Fitzwater, consists of most of the entire county and includes Ellington and Centerville. All of Reynolds County is a part of the 3rd District in the Missouri Senate and is represented by Gary Romine. Reynolds County is included in Missouri’s 8th Congressional District and is represented by Jason T. Smith in the U. S. House of Representatives. Smith won a special election on Tuesday, June 4, 2013, to finish out the remaining term of U.

S. Representative Jo Ann Emerson. Emerson announced her resignation a month after being reelected with over 70 percent of the vote in the district, she resigned to become CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative. At the presidential level, Reynolds County is independent-leaning but unlike many rural counties, it has a tendency to lean Democratic. While George W. Bush carried Reynolds County in 2000 and 2004, the margins of victory were smaller than in many of the rural areas. Bill Clinton carried Reynolds County both times in 1992 and 1996, like most of the rural counties in Missouri, Reynolds County favored John McCain over Barack Obama in 2008, although not as as the rest of the rural areas. Like most rural areas throughout Southeast Missouri, voters in Reynolds County adhere to and culturally conservative principles but are more moderate or populist on economic issues, typical of the Dixiecrat philosophy. In 2004, Missourians voted on a constitutional amendment to define marriage as the union between a man and a woman—it overwhelmingly passed Reynolds County with 85.41 percent of the vote.

The initiative passed the state with 71 percent of support from voters as Missouri became the first state


In taxonomy, the Thermoproteaceae are a family of the Thermoproteales. The accepted taxonomy is based on the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature and National Center for Biotechnology Information and the phylogeny is based on 16S rRNA-based LTP release 106 by The All-Species Living Tree Project Notes: ♠ Strain found at the National Center for Biotechnology Information but not listed in the List of Prokaryotic names with Standing in Nomenclature ♦ Strain not found, not available or lost Jay ZJ, JP Beam, MA Kozubal, Rdem Jennings, DB Rusch, Inskeep WP.. "The distribution and function of predominant Thermoproteales in high-temperature environments of Yellowstone National Park". Environmental Microbiology. 18: 4755–4769. Doi:10.1111/1462-2920.13366. PMID 27130276. CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list Jay ZJ and Inskeep WP.. "The distribution and importance of 16S rRNA gene introns in the order Thermoproteales". Biology Direct. 10: 35. Doi:10.1186/s13062-015-0065-6. PMC 4496867. PMID 26156036.

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Priestdaddy is a memoir by American poet Patricia Lockwood. It was named one of the 10 best books of 2017 by The New York Times and was awarded the 2018 Thurber Prize for American Humor. In 2019, the Times included the book on its list "The 50 Best Memoirs of the Past 50 Years." Lockwood began writing the book shortly after she and her husband, owing to financial difficulty and illness, moved back to live with her parents in her father's rectory. The 352-page memoir was published May 2017 by the Riverhead imprint of Penguin Random House. In July 2017, Imagine Entertainment announced it had optioned Priestdaddy for development as a limited TV series. In Priestdaddy, Lockwood recounts her upbringing as the daughter of a married Lutheran minister who converted to Catholicism, becoming one of the few married Catholic priests; the book chronicles her return as an adult to live in her father's rectory and deals with issues of family, belief and adulthood. Writing in The Chicago Tribune, Kathleen Rooney described Priestdaddy as "an unsparing yet affectionate portrait of faith and family".

Priestdaddy was reviewed and favorably, with particular praise for Lockwood's wit and the "pleasure in her line-by-line writing. Rooney said Lockwood's book displayed "the same offbeat intelligence, comic timing, gimlet skill for observation and verbal dexterity that she uses in both her poetry and her tweets." In The New York Times, Dwight Garner called Priestdaddy “electric,” "consistently alive with feeling,” and Lockwood's father Greg "one of the great characters of this nonfiction decade." Writing for Playboy, James Yeh dubbed it "a powerful true story from one of America’s most relevant and funniest writers," The New Yorker praised the book as "a vivid, unrelentingly funny memoir... shot through with surprises and revelations," and The Atlantic lauded it as "a deliciously old-school, big-R Romantic endeavor." Gemma Sieff, writing for The New York Times Book Review, concluded the memoir positioned Lockwood as "a formidably gifted writer who can do pretty much anything she pleases." Priestdaddy was named one of the 10 best books of 2017 by The New York Times, one of the best books of the year by The Washington Post, The Boston Globe, The Chicago Tribune, The Sunday Times, The Guardian, The New Yorker, The Atlantic, New York, Elle, NPR, Publishers Weekly, among others, was a finalist for the Kirkus Prize.

Priestdaddy was awarded the 2018 Thurber Prize for American Humor

Henry Grey, 3rd Earl Grey

Henry George Grey, 3rd Earl Grey, known as Viscount Howick from 1807 until 1845, was an English statesman. Grey was the eldest son of Prime Minister Charles Grey, 2nd Earl Grey, by his wife The Honorable Mary Ponsonby, daughter of William Ponsonby, 1st Baron Ponsonby, he entered parliament in 1826, under the title of Viscount Howick, as Whig member for Winchelsea, briefly for Higham Ferrers before settling for a northern constituency. Northumberland in 1831 was followed by North Northumberland after the Great Reform Act 1832, he remained in the parliaments dominated by his party and by Lord Melbourne as Prime Minister. On the accession of the Whigs to power in 1830, when his father became prime minister, he was made Under-Secretary of State for War and the Colonies; this gave him responsibility for Britain's colonial possessions and laid the foundation of his intimate acquaintance with colonial questions. He belonged at the time to the more advanced party of colonial reformers, sharing the views of Edward Gibbon Wakefield on questions of land and emigration, resigned in 1834 from dissatisfaction that slave emancipation was made gradual instead of immediate.

In 1835 he entered Lord Melbourne's cabinet as Secretary at War, effected some valuable administrative reforms by suppressing malpractices detrimental to the troops in India. After the partial reconstruction of the ministry in 1839, he again resigned, disapproving of the more advanced views of some of his colleagues; these repeated resignations gave him a reputation for crotchetiness, which he did not decrease by his disposition to embarrass his old colleagues by his action on free trade questions in the session of 1841. After being returned unopposed at the first three general elections in Northern division of Northumberland, Howick was defeated at the 1841 general election, he returned to the Commons after a few months absence, when he was elected for the borough of Sunderland at by-election in September 1841. During the exile of the Liberals from power he went still farther on the path of free trade, anticipated Lord John Russell's declaration against the corn laws. When, on Sir Robert Peel's resignation in December 1845, Lord John Russell was called upon to form a ministry, who had become Earl Grey by the death of his father in the preceding July, refused to enter the new cabinet if Lord Palmerston were foreign secretary.

He was censured for perverseness, when in the following July he accepted Lord Palmerston as a colleague without remonstrance. His conduct afforded Lord John Russell an escape from an embarrassing situation. Becoming colonial secretary in 1846, he found himself everywhere confronted with arduous problems, which in the main he encountered with success, his administration formed an epoch. He was the first minister to proclaim that the colonies were to be governed for their own benefit and not for the mother countries; the concession by which colonies were allowed to tax imports from the mother-country ad libitum was not his. In the West Indies he suppressed; the least successful part of his administration was his treatment of the convict question at the Cape of Good Hope, which seemed an exception to his rule that the colonies were to be governed for their own benefit and in accordance with their own wishes, subjected him to a humiliating defeat. In 1848 Grey was elected to the New South Wales Legislative Council representing the City of Melbourne despite never visiting the colony.

This election was a protest against rule from Sydney and in 1850 Grey introduced the Australian Colonies Government Act which separated the district from New South Wales to become the colony of Victoria. After his retirement he wrote a history and defence of his colonial policy in the form of letters to Lord John Russell, he resigned with his colleagues in 1852. No room was found for him in the Coalition Cabinet of 1853, although during the Crimean struggle public opinion pointed to him as the fittest man as minister for war, he never again held office. During the remainder of his long life he exercised a vigilant criticism on public affairs. In 1858 he wrote a work on parliamentary reform. In his latter years he was a frequent contributor of weighty letters to The Times on land, tithes and other public questions, his principal parliamentary appearances were when he moved for a committee on Irish affairs in 1866, when in 1878 he passionately opposed the policy of the Beaconsfield cabinet in India.

He supported Lord Beaconsfield at the dissolution, regarding William Ewart Gladstone's accession to power with much greater alarm. He was a determined opponent of Gladstone's Home rule policy. Lord Grey married on 9 August 1832, to Maria, daughter of Sir Joseph Copley, 3rd Baronet of Sprotborough, they had no children. She died in September 1879. Lord Grey survived her by fifteen years and died on 9 October 1894, aged 91, he was succeeded in the earldom by Albert Grey. The suburb of Howick in Auckland, New Zealand, is named after the earl. Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by the Earl Grey image of the

Farmington Daily Times

The Farmington Daily Times is a daily newspaper in Farmington, New Mexico, United States. It is owned by Gannett Co. Inc. and covers northwest New Mexico and Navajo Nation. Its editor is John Moses. Gannett acquired the Farmington Daily Times in 2015 from Digital First Media; the newspaper dates back to the late 1800s and was known as the San Juan Times. The paper went through various mergers and acquisitions over the years, which resulted in multiple name changes; the name changed in the early 1900s to the Farmington Times. It was known as the Farmington Times-Hustler following the 1903 merger of the Farmington Hustler and the Farmington Times, it went daily on 1 August 1949, becoming "the first daily paper in the history of Farmington." The change from a weekly to a daily paper prompted the owner Lincoln O'Brien to change the paper's name to the Farmington Daily Times. Val Cooper, one of the first women to report on hard news for the Associated Press, worked for the Farmington Daily Times for 26 years starting in 1953.

She was the managing editor for 14 years. Cooper was the first woman to be the managing editor of a daily newspaper in New Mexico; the artist Will Evans was a columnist. The Farmington Daily Times won the Associated Press Managing Editors Association International Perspective Award in 2011 for its coverage of broadband access on Navajo Nation, it won the New Mexico Press Association E. H. Shaffer Award for general excellence two years in a row in 2017 and 2018. Official website

Emblem of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic

The coat of arms of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic was adopted on May 20, 1921 by the government of the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic. The coat of arms is loosely based on the coat of arms of the Soviet Union, it shows symbols of agriculture. The red star rising above the Caucasus stands for the future of the Georgian nation, the hammer and sickle for the victory of Communism and the "world-wide socialist community of states"; the banner bears the Soviet Union state motto in both the Russian languages. In Georgian, it is "პროლეტარებო ყველა ქვეყნისა, შეერთდით!". The Abkhaz Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic and the Adjar Autonomous Soviet Socialist Republic used variants of this coat of arms. A version in 1981 introduced an inscription reading "საქ.სსრ" in the centre of the field. This coat of arms was replaced by a new one on December 11, 1990; the Revolutionary Committee of the SSR of Georgia twice, at its meetings, on March 8 and May 15, 1921, raised the question of the coat of arms.

On May 20, 1921, the Revolutionary Committee of the SSR adopted a decree "On the arms and flag of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Georgia": In view of the establishment, since February 25, 1921, of Soviet power, that is, the dictatorship of the working people, the Revolutionary Committee of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Georgia declares all emblems of the bourgeois system, such as the tricolor flag and the old coat of arms, to be abolished forever and decides:....2. To approve the coat of arms of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Georgia as follows: a round red field, in the upper part of which there is a luminous five-pointed star with rays extending all over the field; the ends of ears and vines are intertwined in the lower part of the field. Most of the middle of the field is occupied by images of the golden sickle and hammer, which abut above the luminous star, below - to the tops of the ridge, on the sides - into the ears and vines. Around the field there is an inscription in three languages - Georgian and French: "Proletarians of all countries, unite!".

The coat of arms is bordered with a pattern of ornaments in the Georgian style. The coat of arms is reconfirmed in the Constitution of the Georgian SSR, adopted by the Fourth All-Georgian Congress of Soviets of Workers, Peasants' and Red Army Deputies in 1927, the coat of arms is described in Article 112: The coat of arms of the Socialist Soviet Republic of Georgia consists of a round red halo. in the upper part of, depicted a luminous five-pointed star with rays extending across the field, below - a snowy ridge of blue color. The ends of ears and vines are loosely bounded at the base of the ridge, in the lower part of the field. Most of the middle is occupied by images of the golden sickle and hammer, which abut against the top - in the luminous star, below - in the top of the ridge, on the sides - in the ears and vines. Around the field there is an inscription in three languages - Georgian and French: "Proletarians of all countries, unite"; the coat of arms is bordered with a pattern of ornaments in the Georgian style.

In the opinion of the commission set up in 1937 under the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, it was necessary to add the name of the republic to the coat of arms of the Georgian SSR, to introduce a red five-pointed star, to represent citrus and tea between the ears and grapevines. It was recommended to remove from the coat of arms the motto "Proletarians of all countries, unite!" In French. According to V. Potseluev's book Emblems of the USSR, on February 13, 1937, the Extraordinary VIII Congress of Soviets of the Georgian SSR adopted a new Constitution of the Georgian SSR, in which the arms were described as follows: The State Emblem of the Georgian SSR consists of from the round red field, in the upper part of, depicted a luminous five-pointed star with rays extending all over the field, below - a blue snow ridge, on the right side - golden ears and on the left - golden vines with grape clusters; the vines are intertwined at the bottom of the ridge at the bottom of the field, most of the middle are the images of the golden sickle and hammer, which abut: at the top - in a luminous star, at the bottom - at the top of the ridge, at the sides in ears and vines.

Two languages - Georgian and Russian: "Proletarians of all countries, unite!" The coat of arms is surrounded with a pattern of ornaments in Georgian style. On February 6, 1956, the Decree of the Presidium of the Supreme Council of the Georgian SSR approved the "Regulations on the State Emblem of the Georgian SSR". On April 15, 1978, the Supreme Soviet of the Georgian SSR adopted a new Constitution of the Georgian SSR. On June 18, 1981, in a new version of the "Regulations on the State Emblem of the Georgian SSR", the abbreviation "GSSR" was added to the emblem