* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 9th * * * * * D A Y 216 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Book Lovers Day ! Take time to read one every day, greatest habit you can imagine
It’s Melon Day, yep it includes Watermelon
Thomas Edison receives a patent for a two-way telegraph in 1892Betty Boop makes her cartoon debut in 1930
1944: The United States Forest Service and the Wartime Advertising Council release posters featuring Smokey Bear for the first time
Three days after dropping an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Nagasaki is devastated in 1945
1974: Richard Nixon becomes the first President of the United States to resign from office. His Vice President, Gerald Ford, becomes president
In the News: Former Cougar Club President issues statement regarding scandal…Sewer service to be expanded in Bethlehem, project expected to spur significant growth…Newly formed Taylorsville Business Association meets today…Woman arrested after Wittenburg drug sting…Man dies after Wilkes shooting…Child dies in Burke County mishap…
Weather: Hot and Humid today after a Stormy Wendnesday
Sports: Cougars start but don’t finish scrimmage at North Davidson…Panthers open pre-season schedule tonight…McLain hits a dinger…Braves beat the Nats…Boston continues rampage…LRU to get new facility…Golf’s 4th major tees off todayHappy Birthday: Bob Cousey, Sam Elliott, Melanie Griffith, Hoda Kotb, Deion Sanders, Gillian Anderson, Anna Kendrick
Make a difference Today. A Community Blood Drive will be held at Taylorsville True Value Hardware from 1-4pm. There is a critical need for blood, Please Help !
Had an interesting conversation with new ACHS Principal Gordon Palmer Wednesday. He has some definite plans and seems ready and prepared to me. That conversation will air at a time to be determined, you’ll want to hear it
Turn on the Radio today at 5pm for Ask Harbinson, Brzykcy & Corbett . Members of Alexander Central’s 1970 Northwestern Conference Championship Football Team will take a stroll down memory lane.
Quote of the Day: “Never find fault with the absent”…Alexander Pope