* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 4th * * * * * D A Y 216 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Coast Guard Day ! Did you know the Coast Guard maintains all United State Lighthouses ?
It’s International Beer Day ! Blow the frost off a pint !
The Saturday Evening Post was published for the first time in 1821
The Nazi Gestapo arrests Ann Frank and her family in Amsterdam. Her diary becomes a classic
President Jimmy Carter signs legislation creating the Department of Energy in 1977
In 1993, A federal judge sentenced two Los Angeles Police Officers to 30 months in prison for violating motorist Rodney King’s civil rights.
In the News: County Commissioners Meeting Agenda released…Taylorsville woman facing a lost list of charges…Another Meth arrest…West Jefferson WalMart evacuated after bomb threat…Father and son rescued in Burke County…Governor Cooper visits Boone today
We might see a Boomer this afternoon
Price leads SC Amateur Golf Championship…Cougar Football Season Opener is 2 weeks from tonight!…Cam still not throwing…Alabama Preseason #1…LRU picked last in league…Gray loses first game as Yankee…NASCAR on the Road Course at Watkins Glenn
Happy Birthday: Billy Bob Thornton, Barack Obama, Roger Clemens, Jeff Gordon, Kurt Busch
I read that four of the eight candidates running for Mayor in Detroit are convicted felons. I knew that it was a tough town but geez !
A book entitled “Understanding Women” is about to be published. It’s been in the works for 72 years. The author kept starting over
Quote of the Day: “The nice thing about being a celebrity is that, if you bore people, they think it’s their fault”…Henry Kissinger