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Newport Independent - Newport, AR
  • Morning Minutes: Jan. 24

  • 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
    Invincible in-VIN-suh-bul (adjective) Incapable of being conquered, overcome or subdued - www.merriam-webster.com
    Website of the Day
    The Edith Wharton Society
    www.wsu.edu/~campbelld/wharton
    Today is the birthday of writer Edith Wharton (she was born in 1862). Celebrate by learning more about this American author on this website, which collects news, papers and more, and has links to online works by Wharton. 
    Number to Know
    3: Most Super Bowl MVP awards won by one player. That player is Joe Montana.
    This Day in History
    Jan. 24, 2003: The Department of Homeland Security officially begins operation.
    Today’s Featured Birthday
    Musician Neil Diamond (72)
    Daily Quote
    “Beware of monotony; it's the mother of all the deadly sins.” - Edith Wharton
     
     
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