Today in History
(National News ~ 04/01/17)
Today in History Today is Saturday, April 1, the 91st day of 2017. There are 274 days left in the year. This is April Fool's Day. Today's Highlight in History: On April 1, 1917, Scott Joplin, "The King of Ragtime Writers," died at a New York City hospital. Joplin, the composer of "Maple Leaf Rag," "The Entertainer," "The Easy Winners," "Heliotrope Bouquet" and "Solace," among other ragtime pieces, was believed to have been 49 years old at the time of his death...
Out of the past: April 1
(Out of the Past ~ 04/01/17)
JEFFERSON CITY -- U.S. Rep. Bill Emerson, who is seeking a seventh term, drew one new challenger on Monday and two more on Tuesday; his opponent in the Republican primary is Earl Durnell, a farmer from Cabool, Missouri; his Democratic challengers are Shannen Russell, a farmer from Gideon, Missouri, and Wayne County prosecuting attorney Jon A. Kiser of Piedmont, Missouri...
Delta Senior Citizens
(Submitted Story ~ 04/01/17)
Delta Senior Citizens Meeting The Delta Senior Citizens will meet Wednesday, April 12, at 11 a.m., at the Delta Community Center. The program for the meeting will be presented by Kyle Griffin with Miracle Ear. Musical Entertainment will be provided by Leroy Eftink. Lunch will be served at 12:00 noon. For more information, call 794-2259...
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