* * * * W E D N E S D AY * * * * * D E C E M B E R 20th * * * * * D A Y 354 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s the Final Day of Autumn !!!
The State of Missouri started taxing bachelors in 1820. Men unmarried between the ages of 21-50 were taxed $1 per year. Wow, what a bargain!
Adolf Hitler is released from Landsberg Prison in 1924
It’s a Wonderful Life is first released in New York City in 1946
The United States invasion of Panama deposes Manuel Noriega in 1989
The film “JFK” debuted in 1991
In the News: Commissioner calls Highway 127 project a “Game Changer”… Last day of classes for Alexander County Schools in 2017…. Hiddenite Teen arrested on drug charge…Couple wanted for kidnapping arrested in Morganton…Wilkes County man found guilty in scrap vehicle scheme
Cougar Hoop Coach Ed Wills his 200th win !!! Lady Cougars walloped by Watauga…Wolpack get win…Hatchell can count to 1,000…App Football leaves for Alabama… Thomas Davis suspension cut in half…Kuechly the only Panther named to Pro Bowl
Happy Birthday: Peter Kriss, Chris Robinson, David Cook, Jonah Hill
Have you ever watched people in a grocery store? It’s entertaining to look in their buggy, it tells you a lot about them
My group of investors continues to grow for the purchase of the Panthers. The only condition to join is that you can write a check that don’t bounce
Make sure you turn on the Radio Friday morning at 10. The Alexander Radio Theater will present Charles Dickens “A Christmas Carol”
Quote of the Day: “The truth. It is a beautiful and terrible thing, and should be treated with caution” J. K. Rowling