** * * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * J U N E 8th * * * * * D A Y 159 of 2017 * * * * * *
Today is World Oceans Day. We should do everything we can to keep them as clean as possible. By the way, when you head to the beach: Don’t Pee in the Sea !!!
Ives McGaffey received the fist US Patent for a suction vacuum cleaner in 1869
“Lassie” debuted as a Radio Program in 1947
The New York Yankees retired the #7 in 1969. If you consider yourself a serious baseball fan you know who wore that number. * Answer at bottom of blog
President Reagan addressed a joint session of the British Parliament in 1982
NCAA dropped the Basketball shot clock from 35 to 30 seconds in 2015
In the News: Taylorsville man charges with indecent liberties with a child…Traffic and Parking Guidelines announced for Alexander Central Graduation…Vendor Applications being accepted for Hiddenite Celebration…Catawba County approves new budget…Body found in Avery County thought to be man missing since April
Sunny and Mild Today, Things start warming Friday
Post 170 wins 5th straight to open season…Warriors rally to send Cavs to their doom…Stanly Cup Game 5 tonight in Pittsburgh…Stoops steps down at Oklahoma…Kershaw shows again why he’s so special
Happy Birthday: Barbara Bush, Boz Scaggs, Kathy Baker, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Julianna Margulies
Do you remember the giddy anticipation in those final days of school each year? Summer was just beyond the horizon and you couldn’t wait !
With the weather today feeling almost like Autumn, Cougar Football is 70 days away !
Quote of the Day: “I might be the only mother in America that knows what their child is doing at all times”…Barbara Bush ( 92 Today)
* The Yankee Number 7 was worn by Mickey Mantle