* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * N O V E M B E R 10th * * * * *D A Y 314 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Sesame Street Day. The popular program debuted this day on PBS in 1969
Direct dial, coast to coast telephone service was born in the United States this day in 1951. With the advent of area codes, the assistance of a long distance operator was no longer required to make a call
China’s Great Wall opened to tourists in 1970
The Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened in Washington DC this day in 1982
Microsoft introduces Windows 1 in 1983. Bill Gates started raking it in right away !
The House passed the Brady Bill in 1993, making it mandatory to wait 5 days for a handgun purchase. It was a start but it’s not close to being enough. An IQ test would be a great start and the assault weapons are outta here !
In the News: Man dies after falling from tree-stand in Burke County… Another Teen arrested for drugs by Taylorsville Police…Victim is ok after Thursday hit and run north of Taylorsville…Alexander County Farmer testifies at hearing…Statesville Police looking for teen in connection with shooting
Sunshine in the forecast for today. I’m not kidding !
Cougars Host a first round playoff game for the first time since, do you know ?…App and UNC get wins…Seahawks win but they lose too…Panthers planning Fish Fry Monday night…College Hoops tips tonight…NASCAR in Phoenix
Happy Birthday: Donna Fargo, David Loggins, Sinbad, Tracy Morgan, Ellen Pompeo, Miranda Lambert
I was shocked when the Sun appeared Thursday afternoon, not sad but shocked
OJ Simpson is kicked out of Vegas Casino
Lets go NUTS tonight ! Cougars hosting a playoff game is all the reason we need. We play Cougar Football Trivia this morning at 7:45. A meal from PJ’s Seafood and Steak in Bethlehem and game tickets thanks to Carolina Farm Credit to the winners !
Quote of the Day: “They’re a good football team, but so are we”…Cougar Coach Butch Carter on tonight’s playoff game against Cuthbertson