Rockwall County is a county in the U. S. state of Texas. At 149 square miles, Rockwall County has the smallest area of any Texas county; as of the 2010 census, its population was 78,337. Its county seat is Rockwall; the county and city are named for a wall-like subterranean rock formation that runs throughout the county. Rockwall County is part of TX Metropolitan Statistical Area, it was one of the top 25 fastest-growing counties in the U. S. in 2010. Rockwall County is listed as the 6th wealthiest county in Texas. Cities in Rockwall county include Rockwall, Royse City, Fate, McClendon-Chisolm, Mobile City, part of Rowlett. Rockwall County was formed in 1873 from portions of Kaufman County, it split off. It was named for Rockwall. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 149 square miles, of which 127 square miles is land and 22 square miles is water, it is the smallest county by area in Texas. Interstate 30 U. S. Highway 67 State Highway 66 State Highway 205 State Highway 276 Collin County Hunt County Kaufman County Dallas County As of the census of 2000, there were 43,080 people, 14,530 households, 11,972 families residing in the county.
The population density was 334 people per square mile. There were 15,351 housing units at an average density of 119 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 89.17% White, 3.24% Black or African American, 0.40% Native American, 1.32% Asian, 0.05% Pacific Islander, 4.45% from other races, 1.37% from two or more races. 11.07% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 14,530 households out of which 44.40% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.00% were married couples living together, 8.00% had a female householder with no husband present, 17.60% were non-families. 14.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 4.40% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.92 and the average family size was 3.23. In the county, the population was spread out with 30.10% under the age of 18, 7.00% from 18 to 24, 31.10% from 25 to 44, 23.30% from 45 to 64, 8.60% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years.
For every 100 females, there were 100.80 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $65,164, the median income for a family was $71,448. Males had a median income of $49,636 versus $32,410 for females; the per capita income for the county was $28,573. About 3.80% of families and 4.70% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.60% of those under age 18 and 4.10% of those age 65 or over. Rockwall County was ranked the sixth fastest-growing county in the nation by the US Census Bureau from 2000 to 2010, adding 35,257 people; the following school districts serve Rockwall County: Rockwall Independent School District Royse City Independent School District From circa 1997 and 2015 the number of non-Hispanic white children in K-12 schools in the county increased by 6,000 as part of a trend of white flight and suburbanization by non-Hispanic white families. Prior to 1972, Rockwall County was a Democratic Party stronghold at the presidential level The 1968 election was transitional for the county with Hubert Humphrey only winning with 39% of the vote thanks to the strong third-party candidacy of George Wallace.
From 1972 on, the county has become a Republican Party stronghold in presidential elections. George H. W. Bush in 1992 being the only Republican to fail to win a majority in the county since then; as the strong third-party candidacy of Ross Perot that year led him to a second-place finish in the county over national winner Bill Clinton. However, the county was represented in Congress by a conservative Democrat as late as January 2004, when Representative & Rockwall resident Ralph Hall, switched parties to the Republican Party. List of museums in North Texas National Register of Historic Places listings in Rockwall County, Texas Recorded Texas Historic Landmarks in Rockwall County Texas locations by per capita income Rockwall County government's website Rockwall County from the Handbook of Texas Online
The Indiana County Transit Authority known as IndiGO, is a public transportation system, serving the Indiana County Area of Pennsylvania. 4 - Orion II 2 - Optima Opus 1 - CRRC C12 1 - Frieightliner LLC 3 - Ford E-350 1 - Chance Trolley 1 - Freightliner Van IndiGO's routes consist of Numbers and Colors. IndiGO operates five Monday-Saturday routes, five Monday-Friday routes, a Wednesday route, a Saturday route, two Late Night routes, a Sunday route, they operate a route service called "Call-A-Bus". Thus-sat Route 1 - Transit Center to Townfair Plazza Route 2 - Transit Center to St. Andrew's Village Route 4 - IUP Campus Loop Route 5 - Transit Center to Glenn Oaks, S&T Arena, or Indiana Medical Center Route 6 - Transit Center to Blairsville Route 7 - Transit Center to Ernest Route 9 - Transit Center to Indiana Mall Route 12 - Transit Center to IUP Campus Route 13 - Transit Center to WyoTech Campus Route 14 - Indiana Mall to Blairsville Route 15 - Transit Center to Chevy Chase Heights Route 16 - Transit Center to Poet's Village Campus Express - South Campus to Main Campus Park & Ride - Shaw Parking Lot to Hub Parking Lot Late Night Shuttle- Robert Shaw Dormitories to Hub Parking Lote Call-A-Bus (This route is three routes in one.
On Tuesdays, this bus goes to Strongstown/Alverda. On Thursdays and West Wheatfield. On Fridays, Cherry Tree. Shuttle - Downtown Indiana, Guidance Center, Chevy Chase, IUP Campus and Wal-Mart Express East and West - The East and West Sections of Indiana Evening Express - Combined Express East and West Schedules Late Night Shuttle - Late Night Service Blairsville to Indiana - Blairsville Service Saltsburg to Indiana - Saltsburg Blairsville Flyer - Servicing the wyo-tech dorms of Indiana, Blairsville. Indy Park Flyer - Indy Park to Wyo-Tech Smicksburg/Plumville to Indiana - Serving Smicksburg and Plumville Areas. IUP Recreational Run Park and Ride Route 10 - Saltsburg Route 11 - Indiana Mall, Senior Center, Transit Center, Bi-Lo, Chevy Chase Since 1995, IndiGO used electronic fare boxes called GFI CentsABill. Indiana County Transit Authority website
Hey! Good Lookin' is an album by blues musician Bo Diddley released on the Checker label in 1965. AllMusic reviewer Bruce Eder stated "One of Bo Diddley's least-known albums... at the point when none of his records were selling in America. With an edgy, raunchy sound and modern record techniques and band come up with a solid'60s version of his original sound; the title track is a real jewel... Other tracks sound like they'd have worked well as part of extended jams of the kind that Diddley did on-stage... There is some filler here... but that can be forgiven in view of the strength of the rest of the material.". All tracks credited to Ellas McDaniel except where noted "Hey, Good Lookin'" – 2:55 "Mush Mouth Millie" – 2:03 "Bo Diddley's Hootenanny" – 2:21 "London Stomp" – 2:15 "Let's Walk Awhile" – 2:38 "Rooster Stew" – 2:18 "La, La, La" – 2:30 "Yeah, Yeah" – 2:30 "Rain Man" – 3:15 "I Wonder Why" – 3:35 "Brother Bear" – 2:20 "Mummy Walk" – 2:10 Bo Diddley – vocals, guitar The Dutchess – guitar Lafayette Leake – piano Chester Lindsey – bass Edell Robertson – drums Jerome Green – maracas The Bo-Ettes – vocals
The tailed frogs are two species of frogs in the genus Ascaphus, the only taxon in the family Ascaphidae. The "tail" in the name is an extension of the male cloaca; the tail is one of two distinctive anatomical features adapting the species to life in fast-flowing streams. These are the only North American frog species, its scientific names means ‘without a spade’, from the privative prefix a- and the Ancient Greek skaphís, referring to the metatarsal spade, which these frogs do not have. Until 2001, the genus was believed to be monotypic, the single species being the tailed frog. However, in that year, Nielson and Sullivan published evidence that promoted the Rocky Mountain tailed frog from a subspecies to its own species. Since the former species has been formally called coastal tailed frog; the existence of the visible "tail" appendage makes this frog family distinct from all other frogs. Thus, its wider classification is difficult, it is classified in the Archaeobatrachia suborder of ancient frogs, though some say it should be a sister to all other frogs.
The "tail" is found only in males, is part of the cloaca, used to insert sperm into the female during mating. This anatomical feature improves breeding success by minimizing loss of sperm in the turbulent, fast-flowing streams inhabited by this species. Thus, the tailed frogs exhibit internal fertilisation, rather than the external fertilisation found in other frogs; these frogs are primitive in having a greater number of vertebrae than other frogs, in lacking the ability to vocalise, in possessing free ribs. They are small — around 2.5 to 5.0 cm long — and are found in steep, fast-flowing streams in Montana, Washington and northern California in the northwest United States, southeastern British Columbia. The tailed frogs share certain characteristics with the Leiopelma, a genus of primitive frogs native to New Zealand, with which they may be phylogenetic sister taxa; the prehistoric Vieraella belongs to the tailed frog family. The habitat of the tailed frog is fast-moving streams with cobblestone bottoms.
They are aquatic, but adults may emerge during cool, wet conditions to forage terrestrially. Breeding season lasts from May through September, females deposit their eggs in strings under rocks in fast-moving streams. Larvae take one to four years to metamorphose in the fast-moving mountain streams. Thermal tolerance range in adults is exceptionally low relative to other North American anurans. Adults have been observed to exhibit extreme philopatry, however and migrational habits in Ascaphus have not been well documented. Adults forage terrestrially along stream banks, but occasionally feed underwater. A wide variety of food items is taken, including both aquatic and terrestrial larval and adult insects, other arthropods, snails. Tadpoles desmids. Large quantities of conifer pollen are consumed seasonally by tadpoles. During the day, adults seek cover under submerged substrates in the stream, or under similar surface objects close to the stream. Individuals have been found in crevices in spray-drenched cliff walls near waterfalls.
During winter, individuals are less active inland, appear to retreat beneath large logs and boulders. Tadpoles require cool streams with smooth-surfaced stones with a minimum diameter of 55 mm. Tadpoles spend most of their time attached to such substrates by a large oral sucker; the large, sucker-like mouth parts of the tadpoles are a second distinctive feature of the species, enabling survival in turbulent water unsuitable for other frogs. They prefer swiftly flowing water. Gissi, Carmela. "Mitochondrial phylogeny of Anura: A case study of congruent phylogenetic reconstruction using amino acid and nucleotide characters". Gene. 366: 228–237. Doi:10.1016/j.gene.2005.07.034. PMID 16307849. Roelants, Kim. "Archaeobatrachian paraphyly and pangaean diversification of crown-group frogs". Systematic Biology. 54: 111–126. Doi:10.1080/10635150590905894. PMID 15805014. San Mauro, Diego. "Initial diversification of living amphibians predated the breakup of Pangaea". American Naturalist. 165: 590–599. Doi:10.1086/429523.
PMID 15795855. Excerpt from Zeiner et al. 1988 describing tailed frogs Data related to Leiopelmatidae at Wikispecies
The Greenock Blitz is the name given to two nights of intensive bombing of the town of Greenock, Scotland by the Nazi German Luftwaffe during the Second World War. The raids over the nights of the 6 and 7 May 1941 targeted the shipyards and berthed ships around the town; the brunt of the bombing fell on residential areas. Over the two nights, 271 people were over 10,200 injured. From a total of 180,000 homes nearly 25,000 suffered 5,000 were destroyed outright; the attack began around midnight on 6 May. Bombs fell all over surrounding area. Many civilians fled to the tunnels in the east end of the town reducing casualties the next night. Air raid sirens at 12:15am on 7 May marked the beginning of a second night of bombing. Incendiary bombs were dropped around the perimeter of the town; the second wave attacked the east end and centre of Greenock. The final wave came around 2am. At 3:30am the "All Clear" sounded but a large area of the town was in flames; the sugar refineries and foundries were all extensively damaged, the Municipal Buildings complex was destroyed, several churches were left as burnt out shells.
However, damage to the shipyards was minimal. An Air Ministry decoy starfish site behind Loch Thom prevented the number of casualties being higher; the decoy was lit on the second night of the blitz. It consisted of a large number of mounds of combustible materials scattered over a wide area of the moorland to simulate a burning urban area. Scores of large bomb craters were found after an inspection of the decoy after the air raids. Three local firemen were awarded the George Medal - Firemaster A. S. Pratten, Sub-Station Officer William Neill and Fireman James Berry - who entered a burning building and at great personal risk managed to control a blaze which threatened to destroy a quantity of material essential to the war effort. Full list of casualties http://inverclyde-tv.com/stories/4717-greenock-blitz
Pinay Pie is a 2003 Filipino comedy film, directed by award-winning multi-genre director Jose Javier Reyes. The film was released to Philippine theaters on September 3, 2003, it stars Joyce Jimenez, Assunta De Rossi and Ai-Ai de las Alas on the lead roles. It is a film about girl power. De las Alas plays an aging woman who searches for the man of her dreams. De Rossi plays Love, a beautiful young lady who wants to be famous, Jimenez plays Karen, an overly hardworking woman; the film's producer, Star Cinema Productions Inc. owned by ABS-CBN, borrowed actors Brad Turvey and Edward Mendez, from rival TV network, GMA Artist Center. Due to the strong box-office result of Ang Tanging Ina, the scenes of Ai-Ai de las Alas in the film were extended. Ai-Ai Delas Alas scenes were extended at the rest of the scene Joyce Jimenez and Assunta De Rossi in the first ladder of the movie; the film tells a funny story about three fearless female friends. Karen is the fashionable one among the three, she works for a girls magazine, catches her boyfriend, Artie, in bed with another woman, Greta.
Love is the cousin of Karen. She works in the cosmetics section of a department store, dreams of becoming a beauty queen someday, making her a regular contestant of beauty competitions. Yolly is the businesswoman of the group, she is into the buy and sell business, wherein she buys clothes from ukay-ukay only to sell them as brand new and original. The story runs when Love joins the Diyosa ng Kagandahan 2003 contest, where they find out that her roommate, Greta, is the new girlfriend of Karen's philandering boyfriend and the kinakapatid of Yolly's boyfriend policeman, SPO Pablito, who dumped her, they see this girl cuddling up with one of the judges of the contest, George Collins. Karen and Yolly tire out all their efforts for Love to win the contest and teach their ex-boyfriends a valuable lesson. Vhong Navarro as Butch: The boss of the men's magazine company that rivals Karen's, he was the worst enemy of Karen, until they got to spend time together and he became her lover. Joyce Jimenez as Karen: An intelligent hardworking and fashionable lady who works in a women's magazine company.
It is mentioned in the film. She discovers that her boyfriend, Artie, is sleeping with another woman. In the end, her enemy, becomes her lover. Assunta De Rossi as Love: The cousin of Karen, who works in the cosmetics section of a department store and is being courted by Elmo. Though she has the beauty but has the brain, she dreams of becoming a beauty queen, therefore, has joined all of the pageants she has heard of, but has never won, she found a chance when she joins Diyosa ng Kagandahan 2003 beauty contest, but Greta and George Collins try to bring her down. Ai-Ai de las Alas as Yolly: An aging businesswoman who buys clothes from ukay-ukay and sells them as brand new and original, she hopes to find the man of her dreams. She met handsome policeman SPO Pablito. One day while she was digging clothes from the ukay, she stumbles to two cute young boys Jason and Jonas, who both courted her later. Onemig Bondoc as Elmo: A weird-looking nerd, who courts Love and becomes her boyfriend, he is always there for Love.
Carlos Agassi as SPO Pablito: The policeman who cannot handle his relationship with Yolly because of being a Mama's Boy. He tries to avoid Yolly. Yolly dumps him. Rafael Rosell as Artie: Karen's ex-boyfriend, who cheated on her, sleeping with another woman in her apartment who turned out to be Love's closest rival for Diyosa ng Kagandahan. Jenny Miller as Greta: The woman who slept with Karen's ex-boyfriend, tried to take down Love and is the cousin of Yolly's ex-boyfriend. Brad Turvey as Jason: One of the two cute boys that Yolly met in the ukay-ukay, he courted Yolly. Edward Mendez as Jonas: One of the two cute boys that Yolly met in the ukay-ukay, he courted Yolly. Berting Labra as Eming Tiya Pusit as Tarcing: Yolly's mother, who always reminds her that she is getting old, that she must find someone who will love her for what she is. Carlo Maceda as George Collins: One of the judges of Diyosa ng Kagandahan 2003. A dashing guy on the lookout for girls to score, he hits on Love first and on posts inappropriate photos of her on the internet.
Upon meeting Love's rival Greta, he starts a rendezvous with her despite the fact that Greta is taken. Manny Castañeda as Edward Lucero: the organizer of Diyosa ng Kagandahan pageant who made sure Love never wins the contest; when Love wins in his pageant, he tries one last time to steal the crown from the rightful winner but fails to succeed. Vangie Labalan as Ursula: SPO Pablito's witch mother, who breaks him and Yolly apart. Dustin Reyes as Cocoy Pinky Amador as Kelly Kimberly Diaz as Jane Donnah Alcantarah as Carly Raquel Villavicencio as Magda Madeleine Nicolas as Salud Dale Villar as Paegent host Gilleth Sandico as Vangie Jessette Prospero as Mrs. Corpuz Songs were released by Star Records. "Pinay Pie" by Ai-Ai de las Alas, Assunta De Rossi and Joyce Jimenez "Super Papa" by Ai Ai de las Alas "Handa Ka na Ba" by Ai Ai de las Alas "Wag na Lang" by Heart Evangelista "Cutie Cute Cute" by Mahal and Mura PINOY MALIBOG STORY PINOY X-RATED MOVIES Pinay Pie on IMDb