* * * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 29th * * * * * D A Y 363 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy YMCA DAY !!! The First Y opened this day in 1851 in Boston
1890: Wounded Knee Massacre on Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota. 300 Lakota Native Americans were killed by the United States 7th Cavalry Regiment
The first transistorized hearing aid was sold by the Sonotone Corporation in 1952
Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant coached his final game at Alabama in 1982. His Crimson Tide Beat Illinois in the Liberty Bowl
2007: Tom Brady of the New England Patriots throws his 50th Touchdown pass of the year leading his team to a perfect 16-0 regular season.
In the News: Potential disaster averted in Eastern Alexander County fire…Hickory Police looking for man wanted for murder…A purse snatcher gets away but without the purse…Caldwell Middle School teacher facing more charges…Another armed robbery reported in Statesville
The Cold Weather is being very stubborn
Cougar Women get win, Men crushed by Hickory…NC State and Wake Forest go Bowling today…Bowl Frenzy is underway…Panthers ready for Falcons in regular season finale…Giants hire former Panther GM…
Happy Birthday: John Voight, Ted Danson, Patricia Clarkson, Sean Payton, Jude Law, Theo Epstein
Rose Marie dies at 94
Is Friday still Friday if you’re on Christmas Vacation ?
Make the New Years resolutions and then break them like you always do
Quote of the Day: “Having children is like having a bowling alley installed in your brain” …Martin Mull