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alvo news, may 24th, 2016


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Sometimes we have too much moisture, which is why it's important to conserve as much as possible for the dry times. Taking out trees, grass waterways and not maintaining terraces allows water (and topsoil) to escape


Koutecky Remodeling Generation III


Some build and others tear down - which is better?


Some may ask - Why the moon data? Answer: When to plant, cast spells, exorcise demons, etc.


Last quarter May 29th @ 7:12 AM


Date Sunrise Sunset Sun hours Days until summer
Wed, May 25 06:00 AM 08:46 PM 14:46 26
Thu, May 26 05:59 AM 08:47 PM 14:48 25
Fri, May 27 05:58 AM 08:48 PM 14:50 24
Sat, May 28 05:58 AM 08:48 PM 14:50 23
Sun, May 29 05:57 AM 08:49 PM 14:52 22
Mon, May 30 05:57 AM 08:50 PM 14:53 21
Tue, May 31 05:56 AM 08:51 PM 14:55 20



Sun hours are when the sun casts shadows. Twilight is before and after the sun hours when the world is visible without artificial light.



There are no formal Memorial Day programs or ceremonies planned  at the Alvo, Brethren or Belmont cemeteries. However, those who maintain them will have small flags on veterans' graves and large flags US and military displayed. Pat Umland and Kay Hopp clean up the Alvo Cemetery. Bobby Hanes and Derek Dreamer install the large flags there and Jerry Hardnock places the small flags on veterans' graves. Jerry places all flags at the Brethren Cemetery. Someone unknown has placed small flags at the Belmont Cemetery for several years. If you know who they are, please thank them.


Historical happenings and quotes about them....



May 25th, 2006 - In Houston, former Enron Corp. chiefs Kenneth Lay and Jeffrey Skillinng were convicted of conspiracy and fraud for the downfall of Enron.


"Bush began helping Enron in the eighties." - Paul Begala



May 26th, 1959 - The word "Frisbee" became a registered trademark of Wham-O.



"When a ball dreams, it dreams it's a Frisbee." - Dr. Stancil Johnson, psychiatrist



May 27th, 1968 - After 48 years as coach of the Chicago Bears, George Halas retired.



"Nothing is work unless you'd rather be doing something else." - George Halas



May 28th, 1934 - The Dionne quintuplets were born near Callender, Ontario, to Olivia and Elzire Dionne. The babies were the first quintuplets to survive infancy.



"Multiple births should not be confused with entertainment, nor should they be an opportunity to sell products." - Annette, Cecile and Yvonne Dionne


May 29th, 1986 - Colonel Oliver North told National Security Advisor William McFarlane that profits from weapons sold to Iran were being diverted to the Contras.



"I was authorized to do everything I did." - Oliver North


May 30th, 1997 - Jesse K. Timmendequas was convicted in Trenton, NJ, of raping and strangling a 7-year-old neighbor, Megan Kanka. The 1994 murder inspired "Megan's Law," requiring that communities be notified when sex offenders move in.



Megan Kanka - 1987 - 1994


May 31st, 1884 - Dr. John Harvey Kellogg patented "flaked cereal."


"I will totally judge you on your choice of cereal, you unfrosted wierdo." - Anonymous






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