* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * J U L Y 12th * * * * * D A Y 193 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Etch A Sketch Day ! I sure had one when I was a kid… Ohio Art began producing them this day in 1960.
It’s Pecan Pie Day.
Congress authorized The Medal Of Honor in 1862
The Major League Players Association was organized in 1954
The Beach Boys recorded “California Girl” in 1965
1.7 Billion people watched the World Cup Soccer Final between France and Brazil in 1988
Local News: Alexander County man sentenced to prison for trafficking meth…Taylorsville man charged with firing into occupied vehicle…Stony Point Man arrested for probation violation…Conover man arrested locally on out of state fugitive warrant…Catawba County Authorities looking for man suspected of arson…Wilkes Man dies after scooter crash
HOT, maybe a BOOMER this afternoon
American League nips National in All Star Game…MadBum ready to return to Giants…Could Charlotte get a Major League team ?…Heel Guard has surgery…LA awaiting word on Olympics Bid…Joes given #20 Ride in NASCAR
Happy Birthday: Bill Cosby, Christine McVie, Rick Hendrick, Richard Simmons, Cherryl Ladd, Brock Lesner
At the age of 87, Clint Eastwood is about to begin another film. Pretty amazing !
The ESPYS are tonight. I can’t tell you how much I don’t care
Reports of me going to NBC are unfounded but I’d like to find them
Quote of the Day: “Do not be too moral. You may cheat yourself out of much life. Aim above morality. Be not simply good; be good for something”…Henry David Thoreau ( Born this day 1817)