Morning Minutes May 6, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

 Word of the Day

Cap-a-pie kap-uh-PEE (adverb) From head to foot -- www.merriam-webster.com

  Web Site of the Day

 Power of Prayer Ministry

nationaldayofprayer.org

If you're planning on participating in the National Day of Prayer, this site can help you understand the mission and history of the day, find events, watch a Webcast of the National Observance in Washington, D.C., and more.

Number to Know

1952: Year when the National Day of Prayer become official. The day recently was declared unconstitutional by a federal judge, but President Obama and many others are challenging the ruling.

 This Day in History

May 6, 1937: The German zeppelin Hindenburg catches fire and is destroyed within a minute while attempting to dock at Lakehurst, N.J. Thirty-six people are killed.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor George Clooney (49)

Daily Quote

 "A mother is a person who seeing there are only four pieces of pie for five people, promptly announces she never did care for pie." - Tenneva Jordan