Even for the most reluctant reader, true crime always seems to be a big hit. Let’s face it; nearly everyone suffers from some curiosity when it comes to crime. How could a person cut a body completely in half and pose it in a vacant lot without anyone noticing? What happened to this person to make him into someone who seems to enjoy abducting and killing people? Personally, I like true crime for the mystery aspect as well as the details into the investigation. The following books highlight cases that inspired authors, such as “The Real Lolita,” where we learn that Nabokov was fascinated with the abduction of Sally Horner and that led directly to his famous novel, “Lolita.” Gabriel Garcia Marquez writes about the abductions of journalists by Pablo Escobar to ensure…
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June 11, 2019 Primary Elections Information ALBEMARLE COUNTY, VA - A dual Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. All county voting precincts will be open for this election The Republican party primary election will be to nominate the Republican candidate for Virginia State Senate, 17 th District and will be confined to voters in that Senate District, which includes voting precincts in northeastern Albemarle County The Democratic Party primary election will be to nominate the Democratic candidates for Virginia state Senate 17 th District, Virginia state House of Delegates 57 th District, Albemarle County Sheriff, and Albemarle County Board of Supervisors-Rivanna Magisterial District. Albemarle County voters who are registered in the 17…
Mohave County Fairgrounds opens naming rights for buildings
With all the events that take place at the Mohave County Fairgrounds, many local businesses jump at the chance to advertise with the venue that hosts the Mohave County Fair, various rodeos, and gun shows throughout the year. Now that the fairgrounds has opened up naming rights for numerous buildings, hallways and rooms, that deal just got a whole lot sweeter Tim Woods, fairgrounds manager, said he was approached by local car dealer Martin Swanty about naming rights for the rodeo at the fairgrounds. “Intriguing, I liked the idea, so we made a deal,” Woods said. “He’s going to be putting up a big LED sign over the entrance to the rodeo arena, and it’ll be called for the next five years, Martin Swanty Arena. For all advertising and everything else like that,…
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*/ Track gratitude and achievement with a journal. Include 3 things you were grateful for and 3 things you were able to accomplish each day.