* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J U N E 28th * * * * * D A Y 179 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Tapioca Pudding Day, not one my favorites
Happy Body Piercing Day and Paul Bunyan Day too
Congress passed the Spooner Bill in 1902. The bill authorized the United States to build a canal across Panama
1919-The treaty of Versailles was signed ending WWI five years to the day from when it began
The Citadel voted to admit women in 1996
Mike Tyson was disqualified after biting Evander Holyfield’s ear during a bout in 1997 in Las Vegas
In the News: Taylorsville man charged with rape and incest…Man arrested twice for violating sex offender status…Taylorsville man arrested of fugitive warrant from Lincoln County…Morganton man gets life for terror plot…Man shot in hand during Stony Point altercation
Weather today is as good as it gets for late June
Taylorsville Post 170 walks off with win over Hickory…Gators win CWS…Nationals steal the Cubs blind…Braves are on a tear…Georgia steals one from North Carolina…Knicks and Phil to divorce each other
Happy Birthday: Mel Brooks, Kathy Bates, John Elway, John Cusack, Bobby Hurley, Kelli Pickler
CNN which has become the headquarters for “Just make it Up” news is again feeling heat for their reporting.
Facebook says they now have passed the mark of 2 Billion users.
I find this interesting. App State is projecting that they will have an enrollment of nearly 19,000 this Fall. 31 percent of the incoming class are 1st- generation college students. It’s alarming in a way that there would be that many. Still, though it’s pleasing that more families are seeing the value of their kids education.
Quote of the Day : “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end”…Gilda Radner ( Born this day in 1946)