* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 10th * * * * * D A Y 217 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Lazy Day ! I know some people who’re legends in that area
The Smithsonian Institution is chartered in 1846
Candid Camera makes its television debut in 1948
1949: President Truman signs the National Security Act Amendment, streamlining the defense agencies of the government, and replacing the Department of War with the Department of Defense
Timothy McVeigh and Terry Nichols are indicted for the Oklahoma City Bombing in 1995
In the News: Man found dead in Little River Community…Small sinkhole has appeared on Industrial Drive in Taylorsville…Wahlers gets “Key to the County”…Third person dies as result of Burke County accident…Man charged with fatal shooting in Wilkes County
Weather: Mixture of Clouds and Sun, Watch out for PM Boomer !Sports: Cougars scrimmage Maiden tonight at home, regular season a week away…Panthers get pre-season win at Buffalo…Wake Forest assistant coach charged in connection to death in New York…Fowler leads PGA…Betts hits for the cycle…NASCAR runs Sunday in Michigan
Happy Birthday: Rhonda Fleming, Ian Anderson, Rosanna Arquette, Antonio Banderas, Angie Harmon
Some free music in town tonight. The Summer on the Square concert series concludes with a performance from the Shakedown Band. The fun happens at Matheson Park beginning at 7pm. Bring a chair or a blanket and cop a squat, listen to some tunes and enjoy !
Had some fun talking with some members of the Alexander Central 1970 Conference Champion Football Team Thursday. Joel Harbinson, Brent Icenhour, and Charlie Marshall, had some great stories to tell.
Quote of the Day: “My parents stayed together for forty years but it was out of spite”…Woody Allen