Jackson County History: Slavery, Border Wars, and Civil War
There is no way of discussing the Border Wars in a blog without gross oversimplification, so I am going to get out of the way and leave it to Ann Everett. On September 9th at 7 p.m., Ann Everett will be doing a multi-media presentation on Jackson County from 1850-1865 at the South Independence Branch.
Here are a couple of quotes along with a short list of titles on the subject:
Join us as we return to the glory days of cinema on the first Friday of every month with First Friday Films. We'll start up again September 3 at 2pm with the 1967 suspense classic Wait Until Darkstarring Audrey Hepburn and Alan Arkin.
One of the unpredicted by-products of the internet has been internet memes. The "RickRoll", LOLcats and their quests for cheeseburgers, "Chocolate Rain", and Diet Coke/Mentos fountains are examples of a phenomena that have catapulted to widespread fame on the Internet via email and social media sites. One of the stranger memes to develop is an
How would you like to be called a hag, slime, the most unattractive creature in the sea, and be blind on top all that? Then meet the Hagfish. This brute suffocates it’s victims, eating everything, leaving "a bag of bones". Living in cold waters up to 1,800 feet deep, these useful scavengers help clean up the environment, feeding on the dead and dying creatures of the sea. Check out the hagfish and other interesting creatures on Amazing Animals of the World.
At the peremptory request of a large majority of the citizens of these United States, I, Joshua Norton, formerly of Algoa Bay, Cape of Good Hope, and now for the past nine years and ten months of San Francisco, California, declare and proclaim myself Emperor of these U.S.
A few days ago, I listed the titles for the High School Book Club. This week, I'd like to share what we have in store for the Junior High Teen Book Club. I found out that our group from last year, made it into the yearbook. This year should be even more fun, so watch for pictures! Right now this is what we have to look forward to: