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White County, Arkansas

White County is a county located in the U. S. state of Arkansas. As of the 2010 census, the population was 77,076; the county seat is Searcy. White County is Arkansas's 31st county, formed on October 23, 1835, from portions of Independence and Pulaski counties and named for Hugh Lawson White, a Whig candidate for President of the United States, it is dry county, though a few private establishments can serve alcohol. White County comprises the Searcy, AR Micropolitan Statistical Area, included in the Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR Combined Statistical Area; the 45th and current White County Judge is Michael Lincoln of Searcy, who assumed office in January 2007. On May 17, 1862, White County was the site of the Little Red Skirmish between Union Major General Samuel J Curtis and a force of about 100 loosely-organized rebels, followed by the Action at Whitney Lane in June. Known as The Skirmish at Searcy Landing. In 1958, Odell Pollard, a retired attorney from Searcy, exposed corrupt election practices at Bald Knob, a small city in White County.

Election workers cast "absentee ballots" for some 30 pipeline construction workers and their spouses. However, the workers were outside of Arkansas at the time of the election, which had a prohibition measure on the ballot; the voters never cast absentee votes, according to their affidavits presented by Pollard to the White County prosecutor. No action was taken. Pollard said. From 1966 to 1970, Pollard was the state party chairman, from 1973 to 1976, he was the Arkansas Republican National Committeeman. In 1988, White County elected an entire slate of Republicans to county offices. Though such Republican sweeps had occurred in northern and northwestern Arkansas, White County was the first in the Little Rock area to turn to Republican as the party made inroads toward a two-party system. A portion of White County is represented in the Arkansas State Senate by the Republican Ronald R. Caldwell, a real estate businessman from Wynne in Cross County. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,042 square miles, of which 1,035 square miles is land and 7.1 square miles is water.

It is the second-largest county by area in Arkansas. Independence County Jackson County Woodruff County Prairie County Lonoke County Faulkner County Cleburne County Bald Knob National Wildlife Refuge Henry Gray / Hurricane Lake Wildlife Management Area As of the 2000 United States Census, there were 67,165 people, 25,148 households, 18,408 families residing in the county; the population density was 65 people per square mile. There were 27,613 housing units at an average density of 27 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 93.52% White, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.43% Native American, 0.32% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.82% from other races, 1.31% from two or more races. 1.88% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. There were 25,148 households out of which 33.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.90% were married couples living together, 9.50% had a female householder with no husband present, 26.80% were non-families. 23.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 10.50% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older.

The average household size was 2.53 and the average family size was 2.98. In the county, the population was spread out with 24.40% under the age of 18, 12.80% from 18 to 24, 27.20% from 25 to 44, 21.90% from 45 to 64, 13.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 92.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $32,203, the median income for a family was $38,782. Males had a median income of $29,884 versus $20,323 for females; the per capita income for the county was $15,890. About 10.40% of families and 14.00% of the population were below the poverty line, including 18.10% of those under age 18 and 14.30% of those age 65 or over. Over The past few election cycles White County has trended towards the GOP; the last democrat to carry this county was Bill Clinton in 1996. One of the state's largest banks, First Security Bank, was established in Searcy in 1932 as Security Bank.

First Security now has 70 locations in Arkansas. Regional ice cream producer and distributor Yarnell Ice Cream Co. has its headquarters in the Searcy's downtown area. Latina Imports and Latina Nursery are located in Searcy and is one of the largest female, Hispanic-owned companies in Arkansas; the first Wal-Mart distribution center away from the corporate headquarters in Bentonville was established in Searcy. Public education is provided by several public school districts including: Arkansas State University-Beebe Public, established in 1927 as The Junior Agricultural School of Central Arkansas. Arkansas State University-Searcy A technical branch of Arkansas State University Harding University Private, Churches of Christ enrollment over 6000. Townships in Arkansas are the divisions of a county; each township includes unincorporated areas. Arkansas townships have limited purposes in modern times. However, the United States Census does list Arkansas population based on townships (sometimes referred to as "county subdivisions" or "minor ci

Spade Cooley's Western Swing Song Folio

Spade Cooley's Western Swing Song Folio was the first songbook to identify the big Western dance band music as Western Swing. In October 1944, "Billboard made the following announcement, unceremoniously giving the subgenre its common label for the first time in a national publication:'Spade Cooley will put out 25 of his original tunes, together with an album of band numbers and suggestions on arrangements for Western Bands. Book to be titled'Western Swing'." All songs in the folio list both Spade Smokey Rogers as co-writers. Spade Cooley was one of the first song-writers signed by Jean and Julian Aberbach for their new music publishing house and Range Songs, Inc. the publishers of this folio. Sheet music in the folio are: "Oklahoma Gal" "Jive on the Range" "There is No Sunshine" "Heavenly Range" "Gitar Swing" "You're Gonna Pay" "Now and Always" "My Chickashay Gal" "Do Ya or Don'tcha" "Shawnee Blues" "Tennessee Wagner" "You Gotta Quit Your Triflin'" "I'm Waiting for the Day" "Gonna Leave You Blues" "You're Breakin' This Poor Heart of Mine" Cooley, Donnell C.

"Spade". Spade Cooley's Western Swing Song Folio. Beverly Hills, Calif: Hill and Range Songs. Lange, Jeffrey J. Smile When You Call Me a Hillbilly: Country Music's Struggle for Respectability, 1939-1954. Athens, GA: University of Georgia Press

Decebal Gheară

Decebal Virgil Nicolae Gheară known as Decebal Gheară, is a Romanian former professional footballer who played as a centre back. Gheară started his career at Corvinul Hunedoara football academy. At senior level he made his debut for Corvinul Hunedoara, but his Liga I debut was only on 20 September 2002 for Oțelul Galați, in 1-0 victory against Petrolul Ploiești, he played in Romania for teams such as: Farul Constanţa, Delta Tulcea or Săgeata Năvodari and in Greece for Panachaiki. Decebal Gheară at RomanianSoccer.ro and StatisticsFootball.com

West Farms Square–East Tremont Avenue station

West Farms Square–East Tremont Avenue is a local station on the IRT White Plains Road Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of East Tremont Avenue and Boston Road in the West Farms neighborhood of the Bronx, it is served by the 2 train at all times, the 5 train at all times except late nights and rush hours in the peak direction; the initial segment of the IRT White Plains Road Line opened on November 26, 1904 between East 180th Street and Jackson Avenue. Trains on the line were served by elevated trains from the IRT Second Avenue Line and the IRT Third Avenue Line. Once the connection to the IRT Lenox Avenue Line opened on July 10, 1905, trains from the newly opened IRT subway ran via the line. On June 13, 1949, the platform extensions at this station, as well as those on White Plains Road Line stations between Jackson Avenue and 177th Street, opened; the platforms were lengthened to 514 feet to allow full ten-car express trains to platform. The stations could only platform six-car local trains.

Third Avenue Line service ended on May 12, 1955. On November 1, 1951, a contract for the construction of a mezzanine was awarded to Amdor Structures Incorporated; the mezzanine connected the subway station with a new escalator in Boston Road near the Bronx Zoo. This elevated station, situated on a high curve, one of the highest elevations on the line, has three tracks and two side platforms; the center track is used by the 5 train during rush hours in peak direction. The northbound platform can fit about 12 cars. Both platforms have beige windscreens with green frames and outlines and green canopies with red roofs on their northern half and gray, waist-high, steel fences with lamposts at regular intervals on their southern half; the station name signs are in the standard black name plate in white lettering. The 2004 artwork here is called Animal Tracks by Naomi Andrée Campbell, it consists of 450 square feet in 13 faceted glass murals on the platform windscreens depicting images related to the Bronx Zoo, several blocks to the north.

Just north of the station are the abandoned trackways to 180th Street–Bronx Park, the original terminal of this line. This station tracks; the full-time one is at the center. Two staircases from each platform go down to a crossunder. Outside the turnstile bank that provides access to and from the station, there is a token booth, two staircases going down to the northeast corner of East Tremont Avenue and Boston Road, one staircase and one enclosed escalator going down to the northwest corner; the station's other station house at the north end is unstaffed, containing one staircase from the northwest corner of East 178th Street and Boston Road, a set of High Entry-Exit Turnstiles, two staircases to each platform. Tremont Avenue entrance from Google Maps Street View 178th Street entrance from Google Maps Street View Platforms from Google Maps Street View

Rainbow Raider

Rainbow Raider is a fictional supervillain appearing in comic books by DC Comics. His real name is a pun based on the acronym "ROYGBIV", a mnemonic for the colors of a rainbow, he is a minor, though recurring, enemy of other heroes. Rainbow Raider made his live appearance on the first season of The Flash, played by Paul Anthony. Rainbow Raider first appeared in The Flash #286, was created by Cary Bates and Don Heck; as a child, Roy G. Bivolo always dreamed of a career as an artist, a lofty goal considering he was colorblind, he would paint what he thought were beautiful pieces of art, only to be told that it was made up of clashing colors. His father, an optometrist and genius in optical technology, swore he would find a cure for his son's disorder. Due to failing health, he was unable to complete his product, but instead created a sophisticated pair of goggles that would allow Roy to create beams of solid rainbow-colored light. On his death-bed, his father presents him with this gift, it was not long before Roy found a sinister use for it.

Turning to crime because the world did not appreciate his art, now the Rainbow Raider, went on a crime spree focused on art galleries, saying that if he could not appreciate the great works of art in them no one else would. During this time he clashes with the Flash, sparks a rivalry that would last several years; some years he would fight Booster Gold as well. Rainbow Raider becomes the mind-addled slave of a crimelord in one of many alternate futures within the Armageddon 2001 storyline, he is a central plot point in the first issue of the Underworld Unleashed storyline because Neron, the demonic antagonist, considered him pathetic, indeed calling him a "paramecium". Rainbow Raider once traded opponents with Batman villain Doctor Double X after meeting a motivational therapist named Professor Andrea Wye. Both of them are defeated by Flash, he becomes a minor enemy of the Justice League, appearing at a villains gathering and taking part in the riot in the super-hero prison of Belle Reve Penitentiary.

During his time at Belle Reve, he was part of the Color Queens prison gang alongside Crazy Quilt, Doctor Light, Doctor Spectro, Multi-Man. Roy is slain by the villainess Blacksmith, he is one of the many deceased characters temporarily reanimated as a zombie within the Black Lantern Corps. In September 2011, The New 52 rebooted DC's continuity. In this new timeline, Roy uses the alias of Chroma, rather than Rainbow Raider. During the Forever Evil storyline, Chroma was present in Central City when Gorilla Grodd invaded the city with his army of gorillas. He, Tar Pit saw Pied Piper defeated by Gorilla Grodd. After Gorilla Grodd punches Girder enough to crumble, Chroma runs away with Tar Pit. Gorilla Grodd kills Chroma to serve as a warning to the other villains that the Gem Cities are his. Upon Solovar being chained up, the heads of Chroma and the Mayor of Central City are placed around him. Chroma appears somehow alive and intact, he and Tar Pit are robbing jewelry stores. Since Rainbow Raider's death, a team of color-themed supervillains have dubbed themselves the Rainbow Raiders in his honor.

After the death of the first Captain Boomerang, a funeral was held that every villain to face Flash attended. Among the large crowd was an eclectic group of metahumans calling themselves the "Rainbow Raiders", in honor of the late Flash villain, their sentiments, expressed during the service, seemed to denote that the group was new to the scene, had little exposure, standing, or experience working together. The Raiders were active during the Crime Syndicate of America's second invasion of Earth, encountering Johnny Quick and Power Ring while attacking the Missoula County, Montana S. T. A. R. Labs facility; the battle goes badly for the two, but thanks to the help of nearby civilians, believing that their beloved heroes are in trouble, attack the Raiders and allow Power Ring and Johnny Quick to rally and subdue the group. The fate of the Rainbow Raiders was intended for the pages of Blackest Night, was soon after released as a "deleted page" segment in Untold Tales of the Blackest Night. Believing that, with the dead attacking, it was best to be on the'winning side', the Raiders committed mass suicide in order to join the Black Lantern Corps.

However they remained dead, because they lacked any emotional ties sufficient to draw the attention of the black rings, which focused on resurrecting people who would inspire certain emotions in Earth's heroes and villains, such as Lex Luthor's various murder victims, or fallen villains and heroes like Maxwell Lord and Elongated Man. Rainbow Raider's powers are derived from the special goggles he wears, which allow him to project solid beams of rainbow-colored light he can either use offensively or as a slide for travel. In addition, he can coat people in certain colors of light to induce emotions; each member of the Rainbow Raiders have powers based on their color: Red: has super strength. Orange: has fire powers. Yellow: has super speed and electrical powers. Green: manipulates plants. Blue: is made of water. Indigo: has shadow powers. Violet: controls air and wind. Jonathan Kent posed as a supervillain called Rainbow Raider as part of a plot to get Superboy to capture gangster Vic Munster and his gang by using a hypnotic device on his helmet.

Vic Munster used the Rainbow Raide

Linthorpe Cemetery

Linthorpe Cemetery is the oldest working cemetery in Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire, England. The earliest burials in the main cemetery date back to 1869; this 52-acre site is the largest area of woodland in central Middlesbrough. The cemetery contains war graves of 217 Commonwealth service personnel, nearly 160 from the First World War and nearly 60 from the Second World War. Declared a Local Nature Reserve in 2003, it provides a semi-natural habitat that supports a range of wildlife birds, including tawny owl, great spotted woodpecker and treecreeper; the cemetery encompasses a Quaker burial ground, situated just off Ayresome Green Lane, in which the burials date back to 1668. From 2005 to 2007 the cemetery underwent a £1.7 million restoration programme, funded by Middlesbrough Council and the Heritage Lottery Fund, which included. Friends of Linthorpe Cemetery Website Middlesbrough Environment City's Linthorpe Cemetery page