* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 10th * * * * * D A Y 222 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Smithsonian Day. The “Nation’s Attic” was created this day in 1846 by Congress. Scientist Joseph Smithson contributed $500,000
Happy Lazy Day ! Yep, there’s a day for us all to chill and enjoy Me time. Maybe next year !
Mt Rushmore was formally dedicated in 1927. The faces would be completed in 1941Work
Work began on the St Lawrence Seaway in 1954
In 1994, President Clinton claimed presidential immunity in the sexual harassment lawsuit filed by Paula Corbin Jones
In the News: Project for new County Office Building moving forward…16 year old charged with murder in Catawba County…Hickory man pleads guilty to sex offenses… Jewelry Store Heist in broad daylight…Discolored water in Caldwell County…Man claims he might have been mistaken for “Bigfoot”
Clouds Today With some Periods of Sun
Cougar Scrimmage show some good, some not so good…Panther win exhibition opener…PGA Championship today in Charlotte, who you got ? Dodger win 80th game earliest in franchise history…Bosox wins 8th straight…App St gets hoop transfer
Happy Birthday: Rhonda Fleming, Ian Anderson, Rosanna Arquette, Antonio Banderas, Angie Harmon,
Still No Bigfoot sightings so far in Alexander County.
Quote of the Day: “Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes”…Oscar Wilde