Mattress Mack's $1 million March Madness bet still alive in Louisiana

Morning Minutes June 9, 2010

Staff Writer
Gonzales Weekly Citizen

Word of the Day

Translucent trans-LOO-sunt (adj.) Not transparent but clear enough to allow light to pass through; free from disguise or falseness --

Website of the Day

My Parents Were Awesome

It's hard to imagine your parents were ever cool -- riding motorcycles and hamming it up in photo booths. This site pays homage to hip parents with submitted photos; it'll inspire you to track down some fun pics of your own folks.

Number to Know

156: The number of countries that will broadcast this year's World Cup.

This Day in History

June 9, 1973: Secretariat wins the Triple Crown.

Today's Featured Birthday

Actor Johnny Depp (47)

Daily Quote

 "Family is not an important thing, it's everything." - Michael J. Fox who was born on this date in 1961.