I’m Excited, It’s F R I D A Y !!!
Today is Fountain Pen Day
Lee Ann Roberts Breedlove became the first woman to exceed 300 mph in a car this day in 1965. It’s tough to do that talking on a cellphone and applying make-up at the same time.
Charlotte was awarded a NBA franchise this day in 1987, which would become the original Hornets. They moved to New Orleans in 2002. Charlotte was granted another franchise in 2004 which they named the Bobcats. The franchise changed the name back to the Hornets in 2014 when the New Orleans team changed their name to the Pelicans. That’s complicated !
One month after his farewell from “60 Minutes”, Any Rooney died at the age of 92 in 2011.
In the News: Early Voting up to 42%…Taylorsville woman among 3 charged in Hickory murder…Burke County mother headed to prison for abusing her child…8 charged in Iredell meth sting…Today in Opal Watts Harrington Day in Taylorsville
Seasonable temps over the weekend
ACHS Mens Soccer in State Playoffs…JV Football finishes perfect season…Cougars host West Iredell on Senior Night…Panthers head to lala Land…NASCAR is deep in the heart of Texas
Happy Birthday: Loretta Switt, Laura Busch, Markie Post, Mathew McConaughey, Sean Combs
Chicago will honor the Cubs today. I’m not sure anyone has slept there since the World Series win
Do you ever hit the snooze button ?
While on the subject of the snooze button, don’t forget to Fall Back Saturday evening when you go to bed. We return to Eastern Standard Time and we get back than hour of sleep we lost this Spring. Change the batteries in your smoke detectors and CO2 Alarms too
Projections of the voter turnout hitting 80 percent locally looks to be a bit too optimistic but voting continues today and Saturday. The election is Tuesday.
Turn on the Radio this morning at 7:45, We Play Cougar Football Trivia