* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * J U N E 22nd * * * * * D A Y 172 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Take Your Dog to Work Day ! I wouldn’t
Happy Onion Ring Day ! I like ’em as long as they’re not oily
The United States Department of Justice is created by Congress in 1870
Germany turns East and invades the Soviet Union in 1941
The Cuyahoga River catches fire in Cleveland, drawing national attention to water pollution, and spurring the passing of the Clean Water Act in 1969
1990: Checkpoint Charlie is dismantled in Berlin
In the News: Taylorsville man busted for meth after botched 911 call…Alex Co woman nabbed in meth arrest…Taylorsville man considered a fugitive…Hickory police nab Taylorsville woman this morning…Statesville man headed to prison after plea deal…Two die in Caldwell County truck crash
Watch out for a Boomer !
Sports: McLain makes great pro debut….Alex Co Legion Softball team splits twin-bill…Hornets make some moves on draft night…Jamis Winston gets bad news from NFL…Mad Bum gets first win of season
Happy Birthday: Kris Kristofferson, Brit Hume, Meryl Streep, Lindsay Wagner, Clyde Drexler, Amy Brenneman, Kurt Warner, Dustin Johnson
Someone told me yesterday about a bear sighting in the area. A family spotted a bear on the deck of their home. It left without incident. A neighbor told them they had seen the bear on that very same deck before. Please, if you see a bear on my deck, let me know !
I didn’t get drafted by the NBA last night
Quote of the Day: “They’re not going to get me”…John Dillinger ( Born this day in 1902 )