* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J U L Y 13th 2017 * * * * * D A Y 194 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy French Fry Day ! The probably should be called Belgian Fries because most likely they originated in Belgium.
It’s also Embrace Your Geekness Day ! It’s more cool to be a Geek than ever
A group of 108 English Colonists reached Roanoke Island, N.C, this day in 1585.
Henry Schoolcraft discovered the origin of the Mississippi River in 1832. Do you know what state the discovery was made ? *Answer at the bottom of page *
The owners of the Baltimore Colts and the Los Angeles Rams traded franchises this day in 1972
Prime Minister David Cameron of the United Kingdom resigned in 2016
In the News: Applications for Christmas Parade Grand Marshall being accepted…More drug arrests by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office…Valdese woman dies in high speed crash…Man charged with arson after Conover fire…Some really DUMB CROOK NEWS from Iredell County
HOT, HOT, HOT, HOT ! Did I mention, it’s HOT ?
Four ACHS Softball players make All-State…Godfrey will announce college choice next Thursday…Baseball on hold till Friday…DeAngelo Williams tell Panthers not to call…NBA working on pace of play…NASCAR comes down on Larson
Happy Birthday: Johnny Gilbert, Patrick Stewart, Harrison Ford, Cameron Crowe, Spud Webb, Rhonda Vincent, Ken Jeong
Visited a local business recently and was awestruck how bored an employee must have been. They must have yawned a dozen times within 5 minutes. Sorry to spoil your nap !
Did you see where that massive chunk of ice broke away from Antarctica ? It’s roughly the size of Delaware but with Penguins instead of Hens
Gold Bond Alert ! Don’t leave home without it today. If you do, be prepared to walk funny
Quote of the Day: “There’s no such thing as fun for the whole family” ~Jerry Seinfeld
* The source of the Mississippi River is in Minnesota