* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 25th * * * * * D A Y 237 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Kiss and Make Up Day. Lets spat , then Smooch and Reconcile !
The first colonists from France landed in present day Louisiana in 1718. The French culture is still a big part of the area
The National Park Service was established in 1916
Paris was liberated by Allied troops following four years of German occupation in 1944
Bruce Springsteen released the groundbreaking album “Born To Run” in 1975
A survey in 1998 revealed that 1/3rd of all Americans used the internet on daily basis. It quite a bit higher than that today
In the News: County DSS recruiting Foster and Adoptive Parents…A man convicted of killing law officer in 1963 arrested in Boone…Wilkes man arrested on Child Pornography charges…Arrest made in Ashe County bomb threats…
A great Weekend in store, you’ll love the weather
Cougars play at Wilkes Central tonight…JV Football opens with win…Cam looks good as Panthers win…Yankees and Tigers have a brawl or three…Dodgers hit 90…Big money going on Maywather
Happy Birthday: Monty Hall, Sean Connery, Regis Philbin, Rollie Fingers, Gene Simmons, Rachel Ray, Blake Lively
We turn our eyes to the Gulf, here’s hoping Harvey is a lot nicer than he looks.
Never in the History of our Nation has the Tail wagged the Dog like it is now. The right to protest is sacred but most of those marching and protesting are oblivious of what they’re protesting about. To those protesting the lack of a NFL job for Colin Kaepernick because he won’t stand for the anthem, remember this. A job in the NFL is NOT a Right, it’s something you earn. Let’s say you own a business and one of your employees did something that made people refuse to buy your product….Think about it
Tune in at 10am this morning for another presentation by The Alexander Radio Theater
Quote of the Day: “We can’t all be heroes because somebody has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by”…Will Rogers