Articles by: Frank Neudecker

August 21st in History

August 21st in History

on August 21, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 21 is the 233rd day of the year (234th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 132 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Abraham of Smolensk (Eastern Orthodox Church) Euprepius of Verona Maximilian of Antioch Our Lady of Knock Pope Pius X Sidonius Apollinaris August 21 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Ninoy Aquino […]

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Twist of fate

on August 20, 2017, 8:24 AM / in People

Before he was found to have cancer, Monroe’s girlfriend was supporting St. Jude through Team Up for St. Jude. Watch their story. I truly don’t believe any other place on Earth could’ve made me feel as safe or as comfortable as (St. Jude). St. Jude patient Monroe Victoria was active in Team Up for St. Jude, even before Monroe became a St. Judepatient.

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August 20th in History

August 20th in History

on August 20, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 20 is the 232nd day of the year (233rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 133 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Bernard of Clairvaux Blessed Georg Häfner Maria De Mattias Oswine of Deira Philibert of Jumièges William and Catherine Booth August 20 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Feast of Asmá’ (Bahá’í […]

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August 19th in History

August 19th in History

on August 19, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 19 is the 231st day of the year (232nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 134 days remaining until the end of the year. This date is slightly more likely to fall on a Wednesday, Friday or Sunday (58 in 400 years each) than on Monday or Tuesday (57), and slightly less likely to occur on […]

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Thought For Today

on August 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it. In my youth I travelled much, and I observed in different countries, that the more public provisions were made for the poor, the less they provided for themselves, and of course became poorer. And, […]

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August 18th in History

August 18th in History

on August 18, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 18 is the 230th day of the year (231st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 135 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Arbor Day (Pakistan) Armed Forces Day (Macedonia) Birthday of Virginia Dare (Roanoke Island) Christian Feast Day: Agapitus of Palestrina Alberto Hurtado Fiacre Helena of Constantinople (Roman Catholic Church) William Porcher DuBose […]

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August 17th in History

August 17th in History

on August 17, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 17 is the 229th day of the year (230th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 136 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Birthday of Marcus Garvey (Rastafari) Christian feast day: Clare of the Cross Hyacinth of Poland Jacobo Kyushei Tomonaga Jeanne Delanoue Johann Gerhard (Lutheran) Mammes of Caesarea (Catholic Church) Samuel Johnson, Timothy […]

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Quote For Today

on August 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History, People

“Personally, I like space. The higher you go, the smaller the Federal Government looks.” Ronald Reagan

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August 16th in History

August 16th in History

on August 16, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 16 is the 228th day of the year (229th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 137 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Bennington Battle Day (Vermont, United States) Children’s Day (Paraguay) Christian feast day: Diomedes of Tarsus Roch Simplician Stephen I of Hungary Translation of the Acheiropoietos icon from Edessa to Constantinople. (Eastern Orthodox Church) August 16 (Eastern […]

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August 15th in History

August 15th in History

on August 15, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 15 is the 227th day of the year (228th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 138 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Feast day of the Assumption of Mary, one of the Catholic holy days of obligation. (a public holiday in Austria, Belgium, Benin, Bosnia, Burundi, Cameroon, Chile, Colombia, Croatia, […]

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Thought for Today

on August 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

“This I hope will be the age of experiments in government, and that their basis will be founded in principles of honesty, not of mere force.” Thomas Jefferson, letter to John Adams, 1796

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August 14th in History

August 14th in History

on August 14, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 14 is the 226th day of the year (227th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 139 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Domingo Ibáñez de Erquicia Jonathan Myrick Daniels (Episcopal Church) Kaj Munk (with Kolbe, Lutheran Church) Martyrs of Otranto Maximilian Kolbe August 14 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Commemoration of Wadi […]

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Knives and Forks and Trash Attitudes

Knives and Forks and Trash Attitudes

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in Opinion

Ben Stein’s Diary Mueller, Mueller, anyone, anyone? As usual, Bob Dylan said it best. “There are a lot of people who have knives and forks but they don’t have anything on their plates, and they have to cut something.” That someone is now the self-styled “progressives,” who control the Democratic Party. The sad truth is that the Democratic Party has […]

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August 13th in History

August 13th in History

on August 13, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 13 is the 225th day of the year (226th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 140 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Benedetto Sinigardi Cassian of Imola Clara Maass (with Nightingale Lutheran Church) Florence Nightingale, Octavia Hill, Jeremy Taylor (Anglican Communion) Hippolytus of Rome Maximus the Confessor Pope Pontian Radegunde […]

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August 12th in History

August 12th in History

on August 12, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 12 is the 224th day of the year (225th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 141 days remaining until the end of the year. It is the peak of the Perseid meteor shower. It is also known as the “Glorious Twelfth” in the United Kingdom, as it marks the traditional start of the grouse shooting season. […]

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August 11th in History

August 11th in History

on August 11, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

 In August 11th is the 223rd day of the year (224th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 142 days remaining until the end of the year Holidays Christian Feast Day: Athracht Clare of Assisi Fiacre Gaugericus John Henry Newman (Church of England) Philomena Susanna Taurinus of Évreux Tiburtius and Chromatius August 11 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Flag Day […]

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August 10th in History

August 10th in History

on August 10, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 10 is the 222nd day of the year (223rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 143 days remaining until the end of the year. The term ‘the 10th of August’ is widely used by historians as a shorthand for the Storming of the Tuileries Palace on the 10th of August, 1792, the effective end of the […]

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August 9th in History

August 9th in History

on August 9, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 9 is the 221st day of the year (222nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 144 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian feast day: Candida Maria of Jesus Edith Stein Firmus and Rusticus Herman of Alaska (Russian Orthodox Church and related congregations; Episcopal Church (USA)) John Vianney Mary Sumner (Church of England) […]

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August 8th in History

August 8th in History

on August 8, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

August 8 is the 220th day of the year (221st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. There are 145 days remaining until the end of the year. Holidays Christian Feast Day: Cyriacus Dominic de Guzmán, founder of the Dominican Order. Hormisdas Largus Mary MacKillop Smaragdus (and companions) August 8 (Eastern Orthodox liturgics) Earliest day on which Children’s Day can […]

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August 7th in History

August 7th in History

on August 7, 2017, 6:00 AM / in History

In 2007, The Jackson City Council voted (7-1) to donate $50,000.00 to the Jackson Humane Society’s Animal Shelter. The only strings attached: funding from all other sources must come first and that the old building revert to the city. The present building was placed on city property next to the Jones Creek Golf course. The council with the Mayor’s approval failed to accept my recommendation of a member of the Council be admitted to the voting board of the society. I voted no, of course I would have voted no anyway. Councilmen Randy Wallace and Danny Ellis will hopefully obtain what they want. There is no guarantee of the Society’s follow through on their action requests if there is no process to enforce.

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