* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 23rd * * * * * D A Y 236 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Sponge Cake Day ! Not the best in my opinion. The thought of eating anything called Sponge is sorta revolting
The British took Hong Kong in 1839
Sally debuted in the Peanuts Comic Strip in 1959. Let’s face it, she was not nice to Charlie Brown
Iraqi President Saddam Hussein appeared on TV with a group of what he called “guests” in 1990. They were hostages for all intent and purposes
Los Angeles Police confirmed that Michael Jackson was the subject of a criminal investigation in 1993
In the News: Taylorsville man arrested on Drug Charges…Family Care Center adding services…Catawba County passes “Brunch Bill” so does Town of Maiden…Another street shooting in Statesville…White Supremacist Banner posted and removed from App State Campus
Another Hot one, Could be Stormy
Cougar of the Week is Named this Morning…ACHS Soccer get win over West Wilkes….Cleveland and Boston make big NBA swap…Cam is a go for Thursday night…Albert Pujols makes history
Happy Birthday: Mark Russell, Sonny Jurgensen, Shelly Long, Rick Springfield, Kobe Bryant
CareerCast has listed the Top 10 Jobs to consider without a degree. It’s interesting, well talk about it this morning
Big Buzz over the Big Powerball Jackpot tonight. $700 million !
What do Lightning Bugs do during the day ?
Quote of the Day: “Growing old is mandatory but growing up is optional”…Walt Disney