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Nevada County Picayune-Times - Prescott, AR
  • Morning Minutes: July 4

  • Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.

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  • Word of the Day
    Pomaceous poh-MAY-shus (adjective) Of or relating to apples; resembling a pome - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The National Council on Fireworks Safety
    www.fireworksafety.com
    It’s just not the Fourth of July without fireworks. But you can still have fun while staying safe. If fireworks are legal in your state, check out this site for tips on using them safely. And find out how to report illegal fireworks.
    Number to Know
    81 million: Number of Americans who said they have taken part in a barbecue during the previous year. It's probably safe to assume a lot of these events took place on Independence Day. – Census.gov
    This Day in History
    July 4, 1776: The Declaration of Independence is adopted by the Second Continental Congress.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Playwright Neil Simon (85)
    Daily Quote
    “From every mountain side
    Let freedom ring.” - Samuel F. Smith
     

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