* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 17th * * * * * D A Y 290 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Wear Something Gaudy Day. This is often celebrated, I think
Happy National Pasta Day ! Tell me how someone doesn’t like pasta
The first issue of National Geographic Magazine was published in 1888
Al Capone was found guilty of income tax evasion in 1931 and sent to prison for 11 years. He would serve eight before being released
The worlds first commercial nuclear power station opens in England in 1956
First Lady Nancy Reagan undergoes a modified radical mastectomy in 1987. She insisted on making it public in an effort to encourage women to get regular breast exams
In the News: Two women charged after chase that starts in Stony Point…Taylorsville woman arrested for assault…Fatal crash in Newton and another in Statesville…Shots fired in Statesville…It’s Apple Festival Week !
Sunshine and Cooler
The 2017 Apple Bowl in tonight !….Cougars crack Top Ten…Yankees humble Houston…Two Baseball Playoff Games Today..NBA tips off season tonight…Dale Jr about to become a dad
Happy Birthday: George Wendt, Sam Bottoms, Alan Jackson, Norm MacDonald, Ernie Els, Eminem
The Apple Bowl is tonight. It’s more than a football game between East and West Middle Schools, a lot more. It’s a celebration and to miss it is almost criminal. Reserves will scrimmage beginning at 6:45 at Cougar Stadium on the campus of Alexander Central High School. The game begins at 7pm, if you can’t make it, we’ll have it on the Radio and online. Nobody has ever been and left without smiling !
Quote of the Day: “Autumn, the year’s last, loveliest smile.”…William Cullen Bryant