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The Clay County Advocate - Press-Flora, IL
  • Morning Minutes: April 30

  • 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
    Osculate AHSS-kyuh-layt (verb) Kiss - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    Triporama
    www.triporama.com
    Planning a trip with a few friends? This site allows you to organize a group getaway with friends and family by creating a Web page, sending invitations, discussing places to go, collaborating on an itinerary and even mapping the trip.
    Number to Know
    $15 million: Total amount of money (cash and debt cancellation) that the U.S. paid the French for the Louisiana territory. Today is Louisiana Purchase day; the treaty was signed on this day in 1803, and the purchase was made final two days later.
    This Day in History
    April 30, 1945: Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun commit suicide after being married for one day.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Willie Nelson (79)
    Daily Quote
    “April is a promise that May is bound to keep.” - Hal Borland
     

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