* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 30th * * * * * D A Y 303 of 2017 * * * * *
Orson Welles broadcasts his radio play of H. G. Wells’s The War of the Worlds, causing anxiety in some of the audience in the United States in 1938. Have you ever heard the original broadcast, it’s terrific
Jackie Robinson signs a contract with the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1945. Eventually he break the color line in Major League Baseball in 1947
The “Rumble in the Jungle” boxing match between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman takes place in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974
Space Shuttle Challenger lifts off for mission STS-61-A, its final successful mission in 1985
In the News: Man killed in Alexander County laid to rest over weekend…County has waived fees for storm debris at landfill…16 year old charged with rape in Statesville…Man charged with two armed robberies in Hickory
Chilly Day with a Cold Start
Cougar’s perfect season ends at Hickory Friday….Panthers ride defense to win…World Series Game V goes long…College Football has wild weekend…Hornets get win…Bump and Grind in Martinsville
Happy Birthday: Grace Slick, Andrea Mitchell, Henry Winkler, Kevin Pollak, Ivanka Trump, Marcus Mariota
Brrrr, I’ll bet the heat was used last night !
Ouch ! The loss to Hickory Friday night hurt. The perfect season is over but the Conference Championship is ours with a win over South Caldwell Friday.
The Alexander County Parks and Recreation Department will host their annual football championships at Cougar Stadium beginning at 5pm today
Are you a Ghoul or a Goblin ? A good Witch or a bad Witch ?
Quote of the Day: “I think the world is run by C students”…Al McGuire