* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 18th * * * * * D A Y 291 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s no Beard Day, I guess it’s time to shave
It’s World Menopause Day, yep…It gets a day too !
Happy Chocolate Cupcake Day ! Does it help menopause ?
The United States took formal possession of Alaska from Russia in 1867. We paid roughly two cents per acre, best deal we ever made
Representatives from Rutgers, Yale, Columbia, and Princeton drew up the first College Football Rules in 1873
The first Transistor Radios are marketed in 1954
Reggie Jackson of the New York Yankees hit 3 Home Runs in a single World Series Game in 1977. He joined Babe Ruth as the only player to do it
In the News: Silver Alert Issued for Taylorsville Woman…Early fire call for Hiddenite and Vashti units…Wilkes Firefighter killed in accident…Liquor still found in Burke County…Rabies confirmed in Claremont…Iredell County considering allowing County Employees carry weapons
A Beautiful Day in Store
West Rolls over East in Apple Bowl…Cougar of the Week named…Luke still ailing…Yankees roar back…Cubs on the brink of elimination…Hornet open season tonight
Happy Birthday: Keith Jackson, Mike Ditka, Martina Navratilova, Wynton Marsalis, Zac Efron
NFL Ratings are down 7.5 percent so far in 2017. Without question the players are slashing their wrists with the flag protests. I am watching games and take no satisfaction in the ratings dropping but the protests make me downright angry. I love football and love America, I think that applies to most of us. Lets hope some sanity prevails, Soon !
Quote of the Day: “Wow, this is great”…Alexander Central Football Coach Butch Carter at last night’s Apple Bowl