* * * M O N D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 2nd * * * * * D A Y 275 of 2017 * * * **
Happy Farm Animals Day !
1836 – Charles Darwin returned to England after 5 years of acquiring knowledge around the world about fauna, flora, wildlife and geology. He used the information to develop his “Theory of Evolution”
Rome Became Italy’s Capital in 1870
In 1950, The “Peanut’s” comic strip created by Charles M Shulz was published for the first time in seven newspapers
Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1967
A plane carrying the Wichita State University football team, administrators, and supporters crashes in Colorado killing 31 people in 1970
In the News: Fan dies after fall at Cougar Football game…County Commissioners meet this evening…Sheriff’s Office holds vehicle auction this morning…Taylorsville man arrested Sunday in Conover…Arrest made in Catawba County murder…
Sunny and Mild Today
Cougars win a thriller Friday night…Panthers stun the Patriots…Baseball about to begin Post Season…Busch wins at Monster Mile…US conquers the World in Golf
Happy Birthday: Don McLean, Annie Leibovitz, Sting, Derek Whittenburg, Kelly Ripa, Ricky Stenhouse jr
I hate to say this but, I’d like to see a good frost. The allergy season is kicking my butt
Wow, what an atmosphere and what a game Friday night! The Cougars rally late and win over Watauga and I’ve never heard the fans louder when that winning touchdown scored
Rest in Peace Monty Hall !
Quote of the Day: “The future depends on what we do in the present”…Mahatma Gandhi