* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * J U L Y 27 * * * * * D A Y 208 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Chili Dog Day !
It’s Walk on Stilts Day…Don’t try that, it’s a long way down
The Atlantic Cable was completed in 1866. The underwater line made it possible to send a telegraph from North America to Europe
Canadian chemist Fredrick Banting announced the discovery of the hormone insulin in 1921
Bugs Bunny debuted as “A Wild Hare” in 1940
Greg Maddux, Tom Glavine, Bobby Cox, Joe Torre, and Tommy LaSorda are inducted in the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2014
In the News: Robertson being held under $900,000 bond…Taylorsville teen arrested in Hickory…Alexadner County man arrested overnight…Caldwell mother charged after crash kills child…Hickory man sent to prison for life after murder of aunt…
Increasing chance of a Boomer today
Cougar Football Mini-Camp begins today…Panthers have first practice, Cam throws….Cubs take over 1st om Division…Braves demote Swanson…Blaney jumps to Team Penske
Happy Birthday: Norman Lear, Peggy Fleming, Maya Rudolph, Alex Rodriguez, Jordan Spieth
I ran across a pair of shorts that I had misplaced a couple years ago, they had shrunk. How did the dryer do that ?
I actually witnessed someone mowing their lawn Wednesday and they WERE NOT discharging their grass clippings into the highway. I stopped and gave them a hug
Quote of the Day: “The only mystery in life is why the kamikaze pilots wore helmets”…Al McGuire