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2014-01-16 16:22:44

Barry Deacon of Jonesboro, AR has been honored with a recognition by Arkansas Times in its selection of "Best Attorneys In Arkansas 2014." JONESBORO, Ark., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the November, 2013 issue of Arkansas Times published by Arkansas Writers Project, Inc.. Barry Deacon was selected for the following honor: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140116/DC47807) "Best Attorneys In Arkansas 2014" Barry...

2012-01-20 05:16:28

Journalists are invited to a roundtable discussion at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, Jan. 24, with NASA's Chief Technologist Mason Peck during his visit to the agency's Wallops Flight Facility at Wallops Island, Va. Wallops Flight Facility Director Bill Wrobel will join Peck for the event. They will discuss Wallops' important role in the agency's development of cutting-edge technologies and innovations that will enable NASA's future missions in science, exploration and space operations....

2011-08-11 11:35:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Giles Deacon for Nine West collaboration combines Giles Deacon's eclectic design aesthetic and technical sensibility with Nine West's on-trend fashion eye. Eek, a mouse-like mischievous character designed by Giles, is the iconic figure for the technology-infused collection, which is built into each footwear, handbag and jewelry style. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, go to:...

2010-05-04 07:45:00

CONCORD, Mass., May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Newbury Court, a full service residential community for singles and couples over the age of 62, has launched a special spring promotion in support of philanthropy. Prospective residents have until June 30th, 2010 to place a deposit on one of Newbury Court's newest suites and close within 30 days. After close, Newbury Court will donate $10,000 in the new resident's name to their favorite charity. Christopher Sintros, Executive Director of Newbury...

2008-09-18 15:00:17

CLERGYMEN from the Roman Catholic Church and the Church of Scotland will attend a service of dedication at a Glasgow funeral home. The Reverend Francis Balmer, Parish Priest of St Bartholomew's, and Duncan Ross, Deacon of Castlemilk East Church, will conduct the service. Other members of local clergy will also be invited to the dedication on Tuesday at Co-operative Funeralcare in Castlemilk. A plaque will be unveiled to mark the occasion at the funeral home, which was opened last...

2008-08-22 03:00:38

By Green, Todd The causal link between modernization and secularization forms the core of secularization theories. With modernization, rationalization leads to a "demythologization" of the world; technology reduces the occasions in which humans seek divine assistance for this-worldly problems; large-scale industrialized enterprises, cities, and nation states replace the small, close- knit communities from which religion traditionally derives its strength; individualization increases the...

2008-07-28 03:00:22

By Allison Kennedy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 28--Members of First Baptist Church of Phenix City voted 112-98 Sunday to keep their pastor, the Rev. Gene Langner, after a move to oust him proved unsuccessful. Church deacons had voted 9-5 earlier in the month to remove Langner, who has led the congregation for nearly 25 years. Some have complained of dwindling attendance and resources as the primary reasons the pastor needed to go, while supporters said he can't shoulder all of...

2008-07-26 15:00:23

By Allison Kennedy, Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Ga. Jul. 26--A group of members from First Baptist Church of Phenix City failed to get a court injunction Friday to block a possible vote Sunday on its pastor's continued employment. Judge Steve Perryman of Tallapoosa County heard the case Friday in Circuit Court at the Russell County Courthouse. At their most recent meeting, the church's 14 active deacons voted 9-5 to recommend the dismissal of the Rev. Gene Langner, the church's pastor...

2008-07-24 03:00:31

By Terry Lee Goodrich, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Texas Jul. 24--A pastor known in Baptist circles for his insightful preaching and effective inner-city ministries will temporarily take the reins of Broadway Baptist Church in Fort Worth. The 1,500-member congregation is regrouping after months of rancorous debate over theological issues, church officials say. The Rev. Charles Foster Johnson, 51, will preach his first sermon at Broadway on Sunday, church leaders said. Johnson, who...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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