* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * S E P T E M B E R 14th * * * * * D A Y 257 of 2017 * * * * * *
Happy Creme Filled Doughnut Day !
Francis Scott Key wrote the “Star Spangled Banner” this day in 1814. The poem adapted to song was recognized as our National Anthem in 1931. I will always stand with a hand over my heart, always !
President William McKinley died of a gunshot wound this day in 1901. VP Theodore Roosevelt became President
Groundbreaking for the United Nations headquarters in New York City was held in 1948
“The Waltons” premiered on CBS in 1972
Reggie Bush returned the Heisman Trophy that he had won at USC in 2010. He had won the award while playing with the Trojans in 2005.
In the News: Taylorsville woman charged with abuse of child…Hiddenite teen jailed for probation violation…Caldwell man charged with pouring gas on female…Morganton apartment complex evacuated after suspicious device found… Iredell woman wins over $400,000 in Lottery
Some Clouds Today but Sunshine Friday though Sunday
Lady Cougar Tennis wins conference match…AC Soccer loses in overtime…Cleveland Indians have won 21 in a row…Have the Dodgers righted the ship ?…Panthers make some roster moves Wednesday…Who will replace Danica ?
Happy Birthday: Larry Brown, Joey Heatherton, Sam Neill, Mary Crosby, Deshaun Watson
Was that strange object in the sky on Wednesday, the Sun ?
A woman in Marion is marketing “Bigfoot Juice”. She says it attracts the mystical beast right to the scent, just have your camera ready
Rest in Peace, Frank Vincent
Quote of the Day: “They may take our lives but they’ll never take our freedom”…Mel Gibson as William Wallace in “Braveheart”