Austin Kelsey wins ‘Mark Your Place in History’ contest

first_img Email the author Book Nook to reopen Sponsored Content By Jaine Treadwell Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… Latest Stories Plans underway for historic Pike County celebration Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Published 8:44 pm Tuesday, December 16, 2008 Austin Kelsey wins ‘Mark Your Place in History’ contestcenter_img “I put a train on the bookmark because that’s the way people could move things from place to place back then,” Austin said.The six winning bookmarks will be used to promote the state during the 2009 Year of Alabama History tourism campaign.In recognition of his achievement, Austin received 50 of the bookmarks that he designed, a book about Alabama history and other items related to the state. He also got to meet Gov. Bob Riley during a recognition ceremony outside the Alabama Department of Archives and History.“Gov. Riley shook my hand and said ‘Congratulations’ and he gave me a coin that had Gov. Bob Riley and the Alabama seal on it,” Austin said. “I was proud of it and will keep it safe.” Austin is an honor student, a Webelos Cut Scout and plays basketball. He enjoys history and loves living in Alabama.Dec. 14 was first celebrated as the state’s birthday in 1903 and formally adopted as “Alabama Day” by resolution of the Alabama Legislature in 1923. More than 1,000 students celebrated their state’s heritage on Dec. 12 by touring the State Capitol, the Civil Rights Memorial Center, the First White House of the Confederacy and the Department of Archives and History.They also enjoyed living history encampments, learned to buckdance, played old-fashioned games and participated in history-based arts activities. More than a thousand fourth-grade students from across the state joined Gov. Bob Riley at the Alabama Department of Archives and History on Dec. 12, as he announced the official start of the Alabama Tourism Department’s Year of Alabama History.The governor also recognized six students who were the winners of the “Mark Your Place in History” bookmark contest, which was open to all fourth-grade students in the state. The students were challenged with designing a bookmark that depicted an era of the state’s proud history.Among the six winners was Austin Kelsey, the son of Rick and Brandy Kelsey formerly of Troy. By The Penny Hoarder Austin’s bookmark recognized the City of Birmingham, which was founded in 1871 and quickly became known as the Pittsburg of the South.“I wanted to do something outside of Montgomery so I chose Birmingham,” said Austin, who is a student at Prattville Elementary School. My bookmark had a picture of Sloss Furnace and a train.”Sloss Furnace produced iron for 90 years and give rise to Birmingham and is now a National Historic Landmark. Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day Print Article You Might Like Proration may take bigger toll School superintendents knew proration was drawing near, but what they didn’t know is how hard it would hit. When Gov…. read more Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Acid Reflux (Watch Now)Healthy LifestyleIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential HealthTop 4 Methods to Get Fortnite SkinsTCGThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

Bubak wires Belleville field for fourth URSS victory of season

first_imgWilliams and Martens passed Johnson for second and third, respectively, on lap two as Bubak set sail on the rest of the field. Bubak cruises the distance to claim his series-leading fourth fea­ture victory of the season. His victory was worth $1000.  J.D. Johnson and Bubak started on the front row for the 20-lap feature with Bubak quickly taking the lead as the green flag fell. Johnson, Ty Williams, Jake Martens and Zach Blurton were the top five after the first lap was complete.   BELLEVILLE, Kan. (July 4) – Jake Bubak took the lead at the start and never looked back to claim the Lucas Oil POWRi United Rebel Sprint Series presented by Mel Hambelton Ford Racing special in Independence Day at the Belleville High Banks Speedway.   Williams was a strong second while Martens came home third. Blurton finished fourth while Tyler Drueke rounded out the top five.  By David Smith, Jr., OKTidbits  Kaleb Johnson earned the feature’s Keizer Wheels hard charger award as he started 22nd and came home with a 11th-place finish. Feature results – 1. Jake Bubak; 2. Ty Williams; 3. Jake Martens; 4. Zach Blurton; 5. Tyler Drueke; 6. Jeremy Huish; 7. Toby Chapman; 8. Chad Koch; 9. Stuart Snyder; 10. Trey Gropp; 11. Kaleb Johnson; 12. Jack Potter; 13. Mike Moore; 14. Kyler Johnson; 15. Tracey Hill; 16. Shane Sundquist; 17. Monty Ferriera; 18. Brett Becker; 19. Ken Potter; 20. Aaron Ploussard; 21. Dalton Webb; 22. J.D. Johnson; 23. John Webster.last_img read more

Trouble on and off the field for Chelsea after 1-1 draw with Leicester

first_imgImage Courtesy: Getty/REXAdvertisement 3214cgNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs1w3z3Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Ep( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 51wWould you ever consider trying this?😱Can your students do this? 🌚iusRoller skating! Powered by Firework Frank Lampard’s first home game in this Premier League season turned out unpleasant, as the team only managed a lackluster draw against Leicester, and stands were under chaos after a clash broke out during the match between several Chelsea supporters at Stamford Bridge.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Getty/REXThe former Blues legend’s start of this season had been unpleasant, following a 4-0 thrash against Manchester United last Sunday. In addition to that, the defeat to Klopp’s Liverpool at the UEFA Super Cup final also had the Blues fans fuming.Yesterday’s face off against Leicester City evolved into an ugly atmosphere as security personnel had to rush to the stands, after some male supporters were seen throwing punches at each other, to others’ annoyance. The reason behind the unexpected fight is still unknown.Advertisement The match ended 1-1, as Chelsea youngster Mason Mount’s early goal was equalized by  the Foxes’ midfielder Wilfred Ndidi in the second half.In the post match interview, Lampard expressed he wasn’t very happy with the team’s overall performance.Advertisement “Really good start, fantastic start. We could have been two or three up, quick and bright energy in the team. But after that we allowed Leicester back into the game, and then second half I wasn’t very happy.” the 41 year old spoke to Sky Sports.We offered them too many chances to counter attack, we didn’t have enough calmness on the ball, and that allowed them right back into the game.” he added.The Blues have gone down to 15th place in the table, as they still haven’t secured a win yet. They will travel to Carrow Road on Saturday to face Norwich City. Advertisementlast_img read more