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Wheeler County, Nebraska

Wheeler County is a county in the U. S. state of Nebraska. As of the 2010 United States Census, the population was 818, its county seat is Bartlett. The county was formed in 1877 and organized in 1881; the county was named for Major Daniel H. Wheeler, longtime secretary of the Nebraska State Board of Agriculture. In the Nebraska license plate system, Wheeler County is represented by the prefix 84; the terrain of Wheeler County consists of low rolling hills, sloping to the east. A local drainage, Beaver Creek, flows to the SE and east through the upper part of the county, exiting near the midpoint of the county's east boundary line; the county has an area of 576 square miles, of which 575 square miles is land and 0.4 square miles is water. U. S. Highway 281 Nebraska Highway 70 Nebraska Highway 91 Pibel Lake State Recreation Area Wheeler County was authorized in 1877, it was organized in 1881, following the establishment and rapid growth of the town of Cumminsville, in anticipation of a Union Pacific Railroad line through that town.

Cedar City was the site of the first seat of government for the county, which covered an area of 48 miles west to east and 25 miles north to south. On 25 November 1884, this area was halved, with the western portion becoming Garfield County, leaving the remainder as Wheeler County with its present boundaries; the county's government was overseen by three commissioners, two from two districts in the more populated southern half of the county, the third from the North. In 1885, the government was deemed to be outgrowing its small courthouse in Cedar City and two men, Cumminsville school superintendent Begelow and Ezra Bartlett Mitchell offered land options outside of Cedar City to build a new courthouse. In a heated election, Mitchell's site was chosen over Begelow's by a vote of 193 to 90, the new courthouse led to the establishment of a surrounding town, named Bartlett, to serve as the seat of government. Cedar City collapsed shortly. In 1886, a spur line of the C. B.& Q. railroad was built into the county, ending at a point where the town of Ericson was established.

In 1895, while attempting to construct a ditchway to irrigate farm land between Ericson and Spalding, a dam was built across Clear Creek. Though the ditch construction was not successful, the dam created present-day Pibel Lake. Wheeler County's population began to wane after the turn of the 20th century, but in 1904, with the enactment of the Kincaid Act, a new round of settlers reinvigorated the population; as of the 2000 United States Census, there were 886 people, 352 households, 243 families in the county. The population density was 1.5 people per square mile. There were 561 housing units at an average density of 1 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 99.10% White, 0.23% Native American, 0.56% from other races, 0.11% from two or more races. 0.56% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 47.4 % were of 9.4 % Irish, 7.8 % English, 7.2 % Swedish and 7.0 % American ancestry. There were 352 households out of which 31.80% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.80% were married couples living together, 3.10% had a female householder with no husband present, 30.70% were non-families.

29.00% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.80% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.10. The county population contained 29.10% under the age of 18, 6.40% from 18 to 24, 21.90% from 25 to 44, 25.70% from 45 to 64, 16.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.00 males. The median income for a household in the county was $26,771, the median income for a family was $33,750. Males had a median income of $21,563 versus $17,083 for females; the per capita income for the county was $14,355. About 15.40% of families and 20.90% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.80% of those under age 18 and 16.70% of those age 65 or over. Bartlett Ericson Cumminsville Wheeler County voters have been reliably Republican for decades. In no national election since 1948 has the county selected the Democratic Party candidate.

National Register of Historic Places listings in Wheeler County, Nebraska

DeVon Walker

DeVon Walker is a former indoor football defensive specialist who last played Kent Predators of the Indoor Football League. He played college football at Nevada. Walker attended Gahr High School. While there, he lettered three times in football, he season. During the season he was named defensive player-of-the-week three times and achieved the defensive mvp award. In 2005, Walker, a two-star cornerback recruit began receiving offers from Division I-A schools such as: Nevada, San Diego State, TCU, Washington State, he began favoring San Diego State, however he chose to commit to Nevada. After his sophomore season, was being recruited by multiple Division I-A schools. However, midway through the school year, Walker transferred to Nevada where he played for his final two college seasons. In 2006, in 10 games, he recorded 18 tackles, two passes broken up, one forced fumble; as a senior, in 2007, in 13 games, with 13 starts, he recorded 85 tackles, 3 interceptions, eighteen passes broken up. While at Nevada he was a Communications major with a minors in Business and Music.

Walker went unselected in the 2008 NFL Draft and was picked up by the Baltimore Ravens as a free agent, however failed to make it past training camp. Soon after Walker had several workouts with teams in the Canadian Football League, however failed to make a team as a starter, he spent the last three weeks of the 2008 Arena Football League season with the San Jose SaberCats. He was assigned to the Tri-Cities Fever on October 6, 2008. Walker re-signed with the Tri-Cities Fever in 2010, he was the first player to be signed for the new Arena Football 1 fever team. Walker is the son of Jacqueline Harris, he is a Personal Trainer at Starfit Fitness Club, as well as the General Manager. He has two children

2018 Austrian Darts Open

The 2018 Austrian Darts Open was the fourth of thirteen PDC European Tour events on the 2018 PDC Pro Tour. The tournament took place at Steiermarkthalle, Premstätten, Austria between 20–22 April 2018, it featured a field of 48 players and £ 135,000 with £ 25,000 going to the winner. Michael van Gerwen was the defending champion after defeating Michael Smith 6–5 in the final of the 2017 tournament, although he withdrew prior to the tournament beginning. Jonny Clayton defeated fellow Welshman Gerwyn Price 8–5, in what was both their first PDC European Tour final, and, the second European Tour in a row where a debutant finalist won the event; this is how the prize money is divided: Prize money will count towards the PDC Order of Merit, the ProTour Order of Merit and the European Tour Order of Merit, with one exception: should a seeded player lose in the second round, their prize money will not count towards any Orders of Merit, although they still receive the full prize money payment. The top 16 entrants from the PDC ProTour Order of Merit on 27 February will automatically qualify for the event and will be seeded in the second round.

The remaining 32 places will go to players from five qualifying events – 18 from the UK Qualifier, eight from the West/South European Qualifier, four from the Host Nation Qualifier, one from the Nordic & Baltic Qualifier and one from the East European Qualifier. Michael van Gerwen, who would have been the number 1 seed, withdrew from the tournament prior to the draw. Jonny Clayton, the highest-ranked qualifier, was promoted to 16th seed, with an extra place being made available in the Host Nation Qualifier. Dave Chisnall withdrew with injury on the day of the tournament, so Wayne Jones, due to face him in round 2, was given a bye to round 3; the following players will take part in the tournament

Tennessee State Route 159

State Route 159 is a west to east highway in the U. S. state of Tennessee, 12 miles long. It begins in Carter County at State Route 67 and ends in Johnson County at the North Carolina state line. State Route 159 is little-known by the general public by this designation as it is overlain by U. S. Route 321. SR 159, overlain by US 321, traverses 12.5 miles along the banks of Watauga Lake. It is a curvy two-lane mountain highway. In 2011-12, a bridge replacement project closed a section of the highway at the Elk River; this was the only time SR 159 has been signed during its entire existence. State Route 159 traverses the counties shown in the table below. Tennessee Department of Transportation. "State Highway and Interstate List 2003". Media related to Tennessee State Route 159 at Wikimedia Commons Tennessee Department of Transportation

1943 UK & Ireland Greyhound Racing Year

The 1943 UK & Ireland Greyhound Racing Year was the 18th year of greyhound racing in the United Kingdom and Ireland. War time attendances remained strong but there were no known new tracks opened; the only major competitions to take place were again the Scottish Greyhound Derby and Irish Greyhound Derby. The phenomenon, a continual growth of attendances and annual totalisator turnover was observed once again, attendances paid £60,382,219 in bets on the totalisator alone. An astonishing figure in 1943 taking into account the war. Ballynennan Moon continued to be the outstanding performer of the year, he continued where he had left of in 1942 and raced in eighty consecutive weeks of racing, he won the Charlton Spring Cup and the Metropolitan Cup. Bilting Hawk won the Scottish Derby and a new puppy called Ballyhennessy Seal, whelped in April 1942, by Lone Seal out of Canadian Glory, arrived at Catford after his two owners had each paid £50 for the puppy. Within two weeks of his arrival he won his first race in England.

Next he was aimed for the Puppy Derby at Wimbledon Stadium where he won his heat by fourteen lengths in 28.88sec, one of the fastest times recorded at the track, was made even-money favourite to win the event outright. He was unlucky to lose the final by a short head to Allardstown Playboy. Towards the end of the year, the Wimbledon racing manager, Con Stevens, introduced a special invitation race for puppy champions; the invitees included Allardstown Playboy. The latter won the invitation race leading all the way, to win by one and a half lengths in a time of 28.99sec. Blackwater Cutlet won the London Cup at Clapton by twelve lengths from Ballykildare, just one week after they had dead heated in the Stewards Cup at Walthamstow; the Golden Crest prize money was reduced due to wartime cutbacks. Margaret Hyland became one of the few women trainers to hold a licence joined Rochester Stadium; the Irish Derby would never be run outside of Dublin again which upset the owners of the Irish provincial tracks.

The Irish Coursing Club made the decision based on the fact that the capital city offered better facilities and higher prize money. Famous Knight, a red fawn dog started odds on favourite throughout the competition and justified the odds by remaining unbeaten and claiming the final

Gaudensi Allar

Gaudensi Allar was a French architect. Gaudensi Allar was born on February 17, 1841, his brother was sculptor André-Joseph Allar. In 1854, he served aboard a ship in the Crimean War, his first architectural work was the Ecole Rouvière, a primary school located at 83 Boulevard Redon in Marseille. In 1889, he was commissioned by Nicolas Chave, son of André Chave, to design a private residence on the corner of the Boulevard Chave and the Place Jean Jaurès in Marseille. In 1893-1894, he restored the Église Dormition de la Mère de Dieu, a Greek Orthodox church located at 23 Rue de la Grande Armée in the 1st arrondissement of Marseille, he designed a building located at 15 rue Honnorat in Marseille, known as the Foyer social Honnorat or the Fondation Massabo-Zafiropulo. He died on August 22, 1904, his bust, sculpted by his brother, is displayed in the Art Museum of Toulon in Toulon. Gaudensi Allar, Quelques elements d'hygiene appliques a l'habitation moderne