* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J U N E 26th * * * * * D A Y 178 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Sunglasses Day ! The history of sunglasses stretches as far back as 14th century China, where judges used eyewear made of smoke-coloured quartz to mask their emotions.
Happy Pineapple Day ! Pineapple is a happy fruit, I guess that’s why I love them
1893: The New York Stock Market crahsed.
1950: The United States sent troops to fight in the Korean War. President Truman ordered the Air Force and the Navy into the conflict
President Richard Nixon visits the Soviet Union in 1974
Tony Blair resigns as British Prime Minister in 2007
In the News: Taylorsville man arrested this morning in Conover…Alexander County man charged with larceny…Homicide investigation in Caldwell County…Burke authorities find “Truck of Interest” in homicide investigation…Iredell man charged with 12 counts of taking indecent liberties with child…Conover man sentenced to prison
Clouds and showers likely today, things get Sunny and Hot on Thursday
Six Alexander Central Softball Players make All-District…Cougar Football Season kick off in 50 days!!!…Hogs a win away from title…Yankee Pitcher gets 12th win…Braves fall to Reds…Cubs end losing streak…Some potential epic matches today in World Cup
Happy Birthday: H Ross Perot, Bruce Johnston, Julia Duffy, Lorrie Morgan, Tobey Maguire
Fuzzy Math ? More people are claiming to have been sickened by possible E.coli at a Taylorsville Restaurant. The number has surpassed the number who actually dined there…By the way, I enjoyed a meal from the restaurant on Monday and I’m fine. At least as fine as I get
I can’t decide, but people are convinced I actually saw a BEAR Tuesday morning. Beware of the BEAR on Teague Town Road !
Quote of the Day: “Tradition is what you resort to when you don’t have the time or money to do it right”…Kurt Herbert Adler