* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * J U N E 16th * * * * * D A Y 167 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Fudge Day !
It also Flip Flop Day
America’s first Roller Coaster opened in 1884 at Coney Island, NY
Ford Motor Company was incorporated in 1903
“Anne Frank: Diary of a Young Girl” was published in 1952
In the News: County Commission set to approve budget Monday Night…Farmers Market Opens Saturday…County Juvenile Prevention Council host symposium…Morganton teen charged with rape…Statesville man charged with home invasions
Fowler flawless at US Open…NCAA comes down on Pitino and Louisville…Panther’s #1 Pick finally gets to work in mini-camp…Oakland walks off against Yankees…College World Series begins Saturday…NASCAR in Michigan
Happy Birthday: Joan Van Ark, Phil Mickelson, Eddie Cibrian, Missy Peregrym
Blood Drive today ! Give the Gift of Life from 2-630 at The Taylorsville First United Methodist Church. The drive is sponsored by the Lee Masonic Lodge
Catch The Ya-Yas on the Courthouse Lawn tonight at 7pm. It’s Free and they’re great !
Sunday is Father’s Day and I’ll be doing what I do every year. I’ll be in my favorite chair watching the US Open. Dad has been gone for years but we almost always watched the final round together. I know he’ll be there with me in spirit but he’s going to have to sit on the sofa
Quote of the Day: “When Turkeys mate they think of Swans”…Johnny Carson