* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * J U LY 24th * * * * * D A Y 205 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Cousins Day !
It’s Tequila Day and Drive-Through Day as well
Mormon leader Brigham Young and his follower arrived at Great Salt Lake, Utah in 1847
Tennessee becomes the first Southern State to be readmitted to the Union in 1866
The Supreme Court ruled that President Nixon had to turn over the Watergate tapes in 1974
The so called “ Pine Tar Game” at Yankee Stadium in 1983. George Brett of Kansas City had a homer disallowed due to excessive pine tar on his bat. Brett’s tirade is the stuff legend is made of
In the News: County School Board to hold work session today… Hiddenite Railway crossing expected to reopen later today… Massive Fire in Granite Falls…Burke teen dies in ATV accident…Conover man charged with rape…Wilkes man charged with battery of unborn child
Mostly Sunny and around 90
Cougar Pitcher commits Va Tech…Cougar Football Mini-Camp coming Thursday…Spieth gets hot and wins British Open…Kahne survives the carnage at the Brickyard…Dodgers might have to live without Kershaw for a while…Cubs take over 1st in Division
Happy Birthday: Gallagher, Lynda Carter, Pam Tillis, Karl Malone, Barry Bonds, Jennifer Lopez, Anna Paquin
That might have been most humid weekend ever, sure seemed that way to me…STUFFY !
What a fire Friday night in Granite Falls ! Smoke was viable for many miles. I was actually in the old Shuford Mills last Autumn
Has Jordan Spieth hit yet ?
Quote of the Day: “Always borrow money from a pessimist. He won’t expect it back”… Oscar Wilde