* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * S E P T E M B E R 6th * * * * * D A Y 249 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Read a Book Day ! If you think that reading books is not important, you’ve haven’t read enough books. Beware however, it’s habit forming
America’s first self-service grocery store opened in 1916. The Piggly Wiggly was located in Memphis
Mattel debuted the Barbie Doll in 1959.
Martina Navratilova requested political asylum while playing in the US Open Tennis Championship in 1975
More than 2 billion watched the funeral service of Princess Diana in 1997
In the News: Wilkes man scheduled for execution in Arkansas…Burke County still looking for shooting suspect…armed robbery at Statesville store…Two Caldwell truck drivers die in crash…Frye Regional Medical Center expanding Emergency Department
Clouds and Showers likely today
Cougar Volleyball gets win…The Cougar of the Week…It’s NFL Eve… Cowboy Running Back has suspension upheld…Bama still solid #1 in College Football…Tribe and Snakes on big winning streaks in Baseball
Happy Birthday: David Allen Coe, Swoosie Kurtz, Jane Curtin, Jeff Foxworthy, Elizabeth Vargas, Pipa Middleton
I doubt anyone will ever name their child Irma again. How many people named Hugo do you know ?
Quote of the Day: “Writing is a profession in which you have to keep proving your talent to people who have none”…Jules Renard