* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 11th * * * * * D A Y 344 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Have a Bagel Day ! If you insist, fine !
Mark Twain’s Adventures of Huckleberry Finn is published in 1884
1941: Germany and Italy declared war on the United States. The U.S in turn declared war on them
Prime Minister of Israel Menachem Begin and President of Egypt Anwar Sadat are jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1978
Ivana Trump was divorced from Donald Trump after 12 years of marriage in 1990
The House Judiciary Committee approves three articles of impeachment against President Clinton in 1998
Cam Newton of Auburn wins College Football’s Heisman Trophy in 2010
In the News: Home destroyed by fire Saturday night in Alex County… Snowstorm blasts the area…County Schools on Two Hour Delay today…South Caldwell High evacuated Friday after threat…More gunfire in Statesville…Man arrested after Statesville Bank Robbery Friday…Morganton woman goes to trial today after death of son
A little warmer today
Cougar Hoops and Wrestling snowed out Friday…Hibriten wins State Championship…Panthers come up large in the clutch…Eagles might have lost QB for season…Mayfield wins Heisman…Yankees get Godzilla to add to King Kong
Happy Birthday: David Gates, Brenda Lee, Donna Mills, Terri Garr, Hailee Steinfeld
Saudia Arabia will allow Movie Theaters to operate in the Kingdom for the first time in about 35 years beginning in 2018. It’s a shame there are so few good pictures now.
I was in the middle of what is likely the worst traffic jam in County history Friday. At least 5 miles at a standstill on Highway 64-90 West. I have to say, driving in snow is not that difficult, it’s really not !
Congratulations to Hibriten High of Lenoir ! The Panthers won the State 2AA Football Championship Saturday completing a perfect 16-0 season.
Quote of the Day: “These times are so uncertain, there’s a yearning undefined and people filled with rage. We all need a little tenderness”…Don Henley