* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 22nd * * * * * D A Y 234 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Eat a Peach Day ! What a great idea, let’s have one
It’s Take your Cat to the Vet Day. What if Fluffy don’t want to go ?
Australia was claimed under the British Crown in 1770 when James Cook landed on the island
The American Colonies were said to be in a “State of Open Rebellion” by the King of England in 1775
The Victor Talking Machine Company began manufacturing the Victrola in 1906. the hand cranked unit sold for $200
Roger Maris of the New York Yankees became the first player to hit 50 home runs before September 1st in 1961
In the News: Alexander EMS is turning 50…ACHS Principal Doug Rhoney talks about the Freshman Academy…Man shot and killed overnight by Burke Deputy…Hickory man killed in hit and run…Statesville man shot while riding scooter…Granite Falls Police nab Florida fugitive
Cougar Volleyball at home today…Cougar Football wants to wipe out the flags…Alabama will start season as #1 in College Football…UNC still has not named starting QB…Cam looks good in practice, looks like a go for Thursday night…Dodgers win again
Happy Birthday: Carl Yastzremski , Bill Parcells, Steve Kroft, Cindy Williams, Tori Amos, Kristen Wigg, James Corden
A Judge has granted a woman a divorce because her husband refused to build her a bathroom !
I wonder how long it will be before Trump is blamed for the Eclipse denying someone not getting their daily dose of Sunshine ?
The Eclipse was a wonder. The eerie feeling of dusk, the drop in temperature, and then it was over
Quote of the Day: “Ask your child what they want for dinner only if they’re buying”…Fran Lebowitz