* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 20th * * * * * D A Y 293 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Waiter’s Day. I Guess some prefer to be called Servers but they are important people. Don’t me a miser, show some love to the people who wait on your sorry butt.
The Continental Congress outlawed horse racing, card games, cock fighting, and many other “diversions” this day in 1774. What the heck, were they thinking ?
The boundary between the United States and Canada was established in 1818
The aircraft carrying the “Lynyrd Skynyrd “ band crashed in Mississippi in 1977. 6 people died including Ronnie Van Zant, the lead singer.
The Boston Red Sox rally from 3 games to none and win the 2004 American League Championship Series against the New York Yankees.
In the News: Hoke named Award of Honor Winner…Apple Festival is Saturday in Taylorsville…CRIMESTOPPERS ALERT…Authorities still searching for missing Drexel man…Suspect identified in Hickory robbery…Iredell County breaks ground on jail expansion
Picture Perfect Weather
Senior Night At Cougar Stadium as St Stephens comes calling…JV Football wins 21st straight…AC Volleyball in State Playoffs…Raiders win dramatic game…Panthers getting ready for Chicago…Big Weekend in College Football…The Dodgers are headed to the World Series
Happy Birthday: Wanda Jackson, Juan Marichal, Viggo Mortensen, Snoop Dog
So much going on. Senior night for Alexander Central Football and the 29th Annual Apple Festival Saturday
With clear skies overnight both Friday and Saturday, we’ve got a clear window to see the meteor showers. The peak should be from midnight till dawn
Quote of the Day: “Roses are red, violets are blue, I’m schizophrenic, and so am I”…Frank Crow