Here are some numbers that might grab your attention.

6.7 - percent was the April unemployment rate in Texas. The national rate was 8.9 percent.

8 - September date for the next meeting of the Stephenville Study Club.

17 - number of years Jay Leno served as host for NBC's Tonight show.

26 - June date for the 17th annual Plowboy Shootout Golf Scramble at the Squaw Creek Golf Course in Weatherford.  

81 - years is the average life expectancy for women in the United States. The average for men is 76 years, according to the World Health Organization.

85 - percent of college students report feeling stress in their daily lives, according to an Associated Press poll.

6,719 - dollars annually spent per person in the U.S. on health care.

7,953 - number of bills filed this session in the Texas Legislature. The session ends today.

Dr. Stuart Chilton, a retired educator/journalist, lives in Stephenville.