* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * J U N E 23rd * * * * * D A Y 174 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Typewriter Day ! Talk about relics, do you still have one ?
The United States Secret Service was created in 1860 to arrest counterfeiters
1931-Wiley Post and Harold Gatty took off from New York on the first round-the-world flight in a single engine plane
Apple introduced the Power Mac Desk Top Computer in 2003
Nick Wallenda becomes the first man to successfully walk across the Grand Canyon on a tight rope in 2013
In the News: Investigation continues into strange shooting incident in Alexander County…Area Contractors and builders urged to attend seminar nest week…Iredell man facing multiple sex offense charges…Still no identity established for body found in Statesville…Teague retires from County Inspections Department
After a deluge overnight, the rain chance begins to dwindle
Post 170 hosts doubleheader this evening…Hornets get a scorer in the draft…Dodgers stay hot…Luke is schlepping soup… NASCAR will make right turns this weekend…App will name new softball coach today
Happy Birthday: Clarence Thomas, Randy Jackson, Francis McDormand, Selma Blair, KT Tunstall
Everybody wants to talk about the bear that roamed Hickory on Wednesday. Reports indicate that the little bruin made it back to the wild.
Opie directing a Star Wars spinoff film ? Really
Where do all of the NBA draft picks get their clothes ?
Quote of the Day: “By the time we’ve made it, we’ve had it”…Malcom Forbes