* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 25th * * * * * D A Y 298 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Pumpkin Day !
The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during the Crimean War in 1854. Cannons to the left of me, Cannons to the right of me…Alfalfa had it recited so expertly
1917: The Bolshevik Revolution began this day in Russia when Vladimir Lenin seized power in Russia
Photographic evidence of Soviet missiles in Cuba are shown to the American public in 1962
The United Nations unseated Taiwan and admitted mainland China in 1971
In the News: No school again today in Alexander County… The cleanup from the storms continues across region…Saturday is “Clean Alexander Day”…Hiddenite man arrested in Catawba County…Fatal crash in Statesville…Hickory man charged in elaborate child porn operation…
Sunny and Mild today
ACHS Volleyball second round playoff match moved to tonight…Cougar-Hickory game might be a highlight kind of night…Will Luke be at Panther practice today?….Dodgers win Game One…Canes out skated at home
Happy Birthday: Marion Ross, Bobby Knight, Helen Reddy, Pedro Martinez, Katy Perry
I got my power restored Tuesday, and broke into my “Happy Dance”…I’m not rubbing it in to those who are still in the dark but I was selfish for just a moment.
Quote of the Day: “When I played football, I never set out to hurt anybody deliberately…unless is was a league game or something”…Dick Butkus