* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * J U L Y 14th * * * * * D A Y 195 of 2017 * * * * * *
Happy Mac and Cheese Day ! Is there anyone that don’t like it ?
It’s International Nude Day ! Some people look better with clothes on
Billy the Kid was gunned down by Pat Garrett in 1881
The liquid fuel rocket was patented by Robert Goddard in 1914
Henry Aaron hit his 500th Home run in 1968. He likes to be called Henry instead of Hank and he deserves to called whatever he likes. He’s still the Home Run King to me !
After his conviction of running an elaborate Ponzi Scheme, Bernie Maddoff reported to the Butner Federal Prison in North Carolina in 2009
In the News: County Commissioners release agenda for Monday meeting…Banner Elk first in area to approve early Sunday Alcohol sales…Taylorsville woman charged with felony larceny…Stony Point woman arrested on drug charges…Satesville man charged with fatal hit and run…Hickory Police looking for suspect that robbed store
Another Scorcher, Maybe a Boomer
Cougar Football kicks off 5 weeks from tonight…ACC Football riding an all time high…Major League Baseball returns after All Star Break…NASCAR visits New England…Merger of Fantasy Giants abandoned
Happy Birthday: Rosey Grier, Franklin Graham, Eric Heiden, Jane Lynch, Missy Gold, Conor McGregor
I must that lightning Thursday was kinda spooky. I hope everybody came out OK
It’s odd but I saw it. A kid riding a skateboard and talking on a cellphone.
Lots of music this weekend. Free Concerts both tonight and Saturday on the Courthouse Lawn
Quote of the Day: “This land is your land, this land is my land, From California to the New York Island. From the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters This land was made for you and me.” — Woody Guthrie (Born this day 1912)