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Jackson Newspapers - Ripley, WV
  • Morning Minutes: Oct. 1

  • 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

    humdinger HUHM-DING-er (noun) a person, thing, action or statement of remarkable excellence or effect. — www.dictionary.com

    Website of the Day

    Babbit

    http://hoverstud.io/babbit/

    A game by Hover Studio, you play a rabbit trying to eat carrots across a field before the farmer catches you. Or, a bomb goes off and you’re turned into pie. Delicious pie.

    Number to Know

    $825: On this date in 1908, Ford put the Model T car on the market at a price of $825 in U.S. dollars.

    This Day in History

    Oct. 1, 1910: A large bomb destroys the Los Angeles Times building in downtown Los Angeles, killing 21.

    Today’s Featured Birthday

    Pro wrestler Rico Constantino (52)

    Daily Quote

    “Oh, don't let's ask for the moon. We've already got the stars.” — Bette Davis

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