* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * S E P T EM B E R 8th * * * * * D A Y 251 of 2017 * * * * *
St. Augustine, Florida was founded in 1565
A powerful hurricane hits Galveston, Texas killing about 8,000 people.
3M begins marketing Scotch transparent tape in 1930
Star Trek premieres in 1966 on NBC
In 1974, President Gerald Ford pardons former President Richard Nixon for any crimes Nixon may have committed while in office
In the News: Man and Woman wanted in connection with Catawba County homicide still at large…Burke man headed to prison after rape conviction…Ten year old suffers gunshot wound in Iredell…Vietnam Veterans Traveling Wall in Conover…County Commissioners release agenda for Monday meeting
Another Spectacular Day
Lady Cougar Volleyball gets league win…Cougar Football looks to start 4-0 against N Lincoln tonight…JV Cougars rout the Knights..Chiefs drop Patriots on opening night in NFL…Panthers looks to get season off to good start…Busy weekend in College Football…Tribe winning streak up to 15…NASCAR in Richmond
Happy Birthday: Bernie Sanders, David Arquette,Brook Burke,Pink
Irma still churning and headed toward Florida. Irma is getting more attention than the Kardashians
Did you hear about the five Denver nurses suspended for staring at a dead man’s genitals. Yeah, that’s what I said !
It’s Military Appreciation Night at Cougar Stadium. All current and past servicemen and women with a valid military ID gets into the game free.
Quote of the Day: ” A censor is a man who know more than he thinks you ought to”…Granville Hicks