* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * O C T O B E R 9th * * * * D A Y 282 of 2018 * * * *
It Fire Prevention Day. I’m for that !
The Collegiate School of Connecticut, now Yale University is charted in 1701
The Cincinnati Reds win the World Series in 1919. Did the White Sox throw it ? Say it ain’t so Joe !
Aviator Laura Ingalls landed in Glendale, CA, to complete the first solo transcontinental flight across the U.S. by a woman
The first electric blanket went on sale in 1946
1986: The musical “Phantom of the Opera” by Andrew Lloyd Webber opened in London
North Korea conducts it’s first nuclear test in 2006
In the News: Alexander County man arrested after armed standoff…Man dies after fall from tree in Iredell County…Taylorsville man facing drug charges…Alexander County woman arrested on numerous charges…County Emergency Services creating a special needs registry
Weather: Clouds take over, we could get wet the next few days
Sports: Coach White passes…Cougars move JV Football game up to Wednesday…Braves and Indians are out of Baseball Playoffs…Red Sox Rout the Yankees…Drew Brees becomes imortal…Panthers get Davis back…Duke gets a Blue-Chip Hoop recruit…
Happy Birthday: Brian Lamb, Jackson Browne, Robert Wuhl, Sharon Osborne, Anika Sorenstam,Mike Singletary, Scotty McCreery
Fantastic job by Alexander County Elementary Schools ! They collected over 77,000 cans of food last week to stock shelves for those in need. It’s a shame that it’s needed, but a wonderful thing that people are willing to help
I called customer service yesterday for a company that will remain nameless. It took 10 minutes to speak to a human and they couldn’t speak English. Grrrrrr !!!!!
Are we all heading to the store for milk,bread, and bottled water ? Hurricane Michael is at the very least going to bring some rain
Quote of the Day: Success isn’t permanent and failure isn’t fatal”…Mike Ditka