* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J U N E 21st * * * * * D A Y 172 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s the First Day of Summer !
Happy Selfie Day, go ahead and add to the collection
It’s Daylight appreciation Day and Skateboarding Day
The Ferris Wheel was introduced in Chicago in 1893
Germany invaded the Soviet Union in 1941
The Supreme Court ruled in 1989 that the burning of the American Flag was an act of political protest and therefore allowed under the 1st Amendment
In the News: Taylorsville man arrested on weapons charge…Massive Iredell Poultry house fire….Hickory man named FEMA Director…Statesville man charged with murder appears in court…Statesville City Council member offers to step down…Ashe County Sheriff and Charlotte TV station at odds
Weather not changing, clouds mixed with some Sunshine
Taylorsville Post 170 comes behind for win….Cougar Football Summer update with Coach Butch Carter today at 5pm…Hornets make deal for big man…Dodgers are going yard…NHL expansion draft tonight…Lefty and Bones announce split
Happy Birthday: Bernie Kopell, Meredith Baxter , Kathy Mattea, Prince William, Edward Snowden
I see where Daniel Day Lewis has retired from acting at the age of 60. His title role in the film “Lincoln” is one of the greatest acting accomplishments in history. Abe would have been proud, that film just entrances me.
I confessed to the world Tuesday on Facebook that I had just eaten half a jar of Bread and Butter Pickles. It seems this stunt has been duplicated by many.
I’m a little less than pleased that the Supreme Court has decided to allow people on the Sex Offender Registry participate in social media. I understand the ruling but it does concern me somewhat. As a parent, do the best you can in tutoring your children on the use of the internet. It’s a great thing if used properly but it opens the door sometimes to shadowy people
Quote of the Day” “Life is like a sewer… what you get out of it depends on what you put into it.”
– Tom Lehrer