* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 10th * * * * * D A Y 283 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Hug a Drummer Day, I’m not making it up
It’s face Your Fears Day. Can’t I just continue to avoid them ?
In 1845, the US Naval Academy opened in Annapolis, Maryland
Thomas Edison organized the Edison Phonograph Company in 1887
Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned in 1973
A bill authorizing the Susan B Anthony Silver Dollar was signed by President Carter in 1978
The New York Giants retired the #56 worn by Lawrence Taylor in 1994
In the News: Morganton neighborhood placed on Lockdown overnight after report of gunman….Taylorsvlle man charged with larceny…Hickory man arrested after stabbing at Springs Road business…Wilkes man shot Monday afternoon…The cleanup is underway in Caldwell and Burke Counties following Sunday storms
More Clouds with Showers today
Cougar Football gearing for Homecoming…Panthers working on short week…Vikes take down Bears…Astros and Dodgers advance in Baseball Playoffs
Happy Birthday: Ben Vereen, Nora Roberts, Tanya Tucker, David Lee Roth, Brett Favre, Dale Earnhardt jr, Aimee Teegarden
More than 45,000 cans of food collected recently by Alexander County Elementary School students during the annual Food Drive. Sugar Loaf, as usual led the way in collections. It’s a crime, it’s needed. But, Thanks !
I see where people will be dressing their pets as pumpkins this Haloween. The pets don’t like it, trust me
Quote of the Day: “If you’re going to try cross-country skiing, start with a small country”…Dana Carvey