* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * D E C E M B E R 6th * * * * D A Y 340 of 2018 * * * *
The first edition of The Washington Post is published in 1877
1907: A coal mine explosion at Monongah, West Virginia, kills 362 workers
1947: Everglades National Park is dedicated in Florida
1960: Gene Autry and Bob Reynolds were granted the Los Angeles Angels baseball franchise by the American League
1994: Orange County, CA, filed for bankruptcy protection due to investment losses of about $2 billion. The county is one of the richest in the U.S.
2017: President Trump officially announces the recognition of Jerusalem as capital of Israel
In the News: Some dates outlined for Bethlehem sewer project…Town approved bid for solar project…Two inmates charged after Iredell jail uprising are now in Alexander County Detention Center…Three charged with kidnapping and attempted murder in Wilkes County…Lincoln County Principal charged with assault
Weather: Sunshine Today
Sports: Cougar Hoops host Patton tonight…Coach Carter comments on Cougar Football season…Cam might need shoulder surgery again…Duke, UNC, and NC State get easy wins…Suddreth leads LRU women to big win..Arizona trades GoldieHappy Birthday: JoBeth Williams, Steven Wright, Janine, Turner, Johnny Manziel
Janine Turner is still hot, don’t you think ?
Good conversation with Alexander Central Football Coach Butch Carter on Wednesday. You can hear that conversation today on the Radio at 5pm. The chinwag can be seen and heard on the County Government Channel tonight at 7pm. It will also be shown at 7 through Sunday
I’m ready for the snow, I even bought a new pair of boots, I’m ready !
Rest in Peace H.W. Bush
Quote of the Day: “I burn about 2,000 calories every time I put on fitted sheets by myself”… Not sure who said it, but I agree