* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 8th * * * * * D A Y 220 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Bowling Day !
It’s International Cat Day. Cats are mysterious and maybe that’s why they’re so popular
1863: Following his defeat in the Battle of Gettysburg, General Robert E. Lee sent a letter of resignation to Confederate President Jefferson Davis . Davis refused the resignation.
The Manson Family commits the Tate murders in 1969. Six are killed in Los Angeles
1974: President Richard Nixon, in a nationwide television address, announces his resignation effective noon the next day
Iraq occupies Kuwait in 1990. It leads to the Guf War
In the News: Open House dates announced for Alexander County Schools…Hiddenite man nabbed for larceny…Taylorsville man jailed for failure to appear…Another day, another shooting in Wilkes County…Hit and Run in Boomer…Jewels stolen from Hickory store…Woman set to prison for embezzling money from Boone company
Weather: More of the Same ! Hot and Steamy
Sports: Cougar Football scrimmage at North Davidson tonight, Coach Carter says some players need to perform for playing time…Panthers lose another lineman…Braves and Nats split pair…Red Sox just keep winning…Golfers getting ready for 4th Major in St LouisHappy Birthday: Dustin Hoffman, Connie Stevens, Deborah Norville, The Edge, Roger Federer
I see where the iconic home used in “The Brady Bunch” has been sold in California. Oh Marsha !
It never ceases to amaze me when criminals forget there’s an excellent chance they’re on video when they commit a crime. Some even go so far as to look right into the camera. In truth, we’re all on video far more often than we suspect
Listen people, learn the difference between to, too, and two. Learn it today, I can’t take it anymore !
Quote of the Day: “It’s ironic – people used to want to suspend me and talk about how bad my behavior was, but now they like it when I shout and scream”….John McEnroe