* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * A U G U S T 30th * * * * * D A Y 242 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Frankenstein Day !!! Mary Shelly was born this day. She wrote the classic story of the monster that turned into legend. One of my favorite all time movies is “Young Frankenstein” It’s a great spoof of the old films about Mr Stein
It’s also Slinky Day. I had one when I was a kid and most in my generation did as well.
General Benedict Arnold agreed to hand over the fort at West Point, New York to the British in 1780. It’s not a compliment if someone calls you a Benedict Arnold
The “Hotline” was installed in both Washing and Moscow this day in 1963
Thurgood Marshall became the first African American Supreme Court Justice in 1965
In the News: Investigation continues into crash that claimed life of Bethlehem woman…Happy Birthday Alexander EMS !!!…Caldwell Community College losing some funding…Chase in Burke County…Statesville man charged with armed robbery
Clouds are going to hang around a while
Cougar Football Shifted to Thursday, JV’s at home tonight… Godfrey makes college choice….Cougar of the Week named this morning on the Radio…AC Soccer wins on road…ACHS Volleyball gets another victory…Will Cam see action Thursday night?…Chris Sale is good
Happy Birthday: Warren Buffett, Elizabeth Ashley, Timothy Bottoms, Cameron Diaz, Lisa Ling, Andy Roddick
The guy with the bad haircut in North Korea needs to be sent to Time Out
A South Carolina couple arrested for having sex on a golf course. Is that against the law ?
Quote of the Day: “Do it big or stay in bed”…Larry Kelly