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2013-09-28 23:02:04

Dallas resident Tim McCarty, who once was guided off Silver Dollar City’s roller coaster PowderKeg because he was too big to fit in the seat, took a victory ride on the same coaster a year later and 130 pounds thinner. McCarty and his family celebrated the weight loss with a September 27 return to the Branson, Missouri theme park, the ride on PowderKeg and also a ride on the park’s new ground-breaking wood coaster, Outlaw Run. Branson, Missouri (PRWEB) September 28, 2013 When Tim...

2008-07-31 09:01:10

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 31--The new superintendent of Granite Bay's Eureka Union School District has announced his plans to create a magnet school district that would attract parents seeking a more innovative curriculum for their children. Superintendent Tim McCarty -- a former administrator of the Dublin and San Juan unified school districts -- weighed in on an earlier proposal to open a single magnet school or a district-sponsored charter school in 2009....

2008-07-17 00:00:30

By Lakiesha McGhee, The Sacramento Bee, Calif. Jul. 16--The new superintendent of Granite Bay's Eureka Union School District announced Tuesday night his plans to create a "magnet district" that would attract parents seeking more innovative curriculum for their children. Superintendent Tim McCarty -- a former administrator of the Dublin and San Juan unified school districts -- weighed in on a proposal to open a magnet school or a district-sponsored charter school in 2009. McCarty...


Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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