It’s as Tuesday as it can be !
Today is the 236th day of 2016
In 1784, Western North Carolina (now eastern Tennessee) declared itself an independent state under the name of Franklin; it is not accepted into the United States, and only lasts for four years.
The Battle of Stalingrad begins in 1942. By the time the siege is over 2.2 million Russians and Germans are dead or wounded. It’s considered the bloodiest battle in the history of warfare
Sally debuts as an infant in the Peanuts Comic strip in 1959
In the News: Open House for Alexander Central High School is Today…Taylorsville man arrested for communicating threats…3 shootings under investigation in Statesville…2 arrested for making bomb threats in Ashe County…2 Hickory men facing sex charges involving minors…
Sunny again Today
Cougar Soccer suffers 1st loss of season…Coach Ron says Greg Olsen returns to practice today…Panthers will face Patriots Friday, will “Little Tommy Brady” play ? Andrian Gonzalez goes yard 3 times for the Dodgers
Happy Birthday: Barbara Eden, Sonny Jurgensen, Shelly Long, Queen Noor of Jordan, Kobe Bryant
I’m hoping that the North Carolina Department of Transportation is paying the contractor giving the Bethlehem Highway 127 Bridge a facelift a flat rate.If they’re paying by the hour we, the taypayers are being duped. They built the Alaskan Pipeline is roughly the same amount of time. Really, how long does it take to sand blast and re-paint the exposed steel ?
Did someone steal the President’s golf clubs ? He arrives in flood ravaged Louisiana after being pretty much shamed into showing up. I don’t think the press has really concentrated on how bad things are in areas that traditionally don’t flood.
You can catch the replay of the Alexander Central-Watauga Football game tonight and Wednesday on the County Government Channel (Charter 192) . It begins at 7pm ! I bet we win again…
Monday was a delight ! The sunshine was bright, the humidity was low, and there was a gentle breeze. It was like being in San Diego but without the fish tacos.
Chicken scented Sunscreen ? KFC is going to market that ? None for me please !
Tune in around 7:45 this morning for a conversation with Alexander Central Principal Doug Rhoney