* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * J U L Y 9th * * * * D A Y 190 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Cow Appreciation Day !
Happy Sugar Cookie Day !
1776: George Washington orders the Declaration of Independence to be read to members of the Continental Army
1850: President Zachary Taylor dies after eating raw fruit and iced milk; he is succeeded in office by Vice President Millard Fillmore
1868: The 14th Amendment to the United States Constitution is ratified, guaranteeing African Americans full citizenship and all persons in the United States due process of law
1968: The first All-Star baseball game to be played indoors took place at the Astrodome in Houston
2015: The South Carolina House of Representatives approved taking down the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds
In the News: Hiddenite man charged in fatal Iredell County crash…Alexander County Schools looking for bus drivers…Board of Education meets this evening…Taylorsville man facing lost list of charges…Hiddenite woman nabbed for possession of stolen vehicle
Weather: Clouds take over. Not a lot of Sunshine today. Watch out for a Shower or Storm !
Sports: ACHS Athletics Golf Tournament is set for Saturday…Cougar Football Coach Butch Carter likes his team heading into season…LRU to demolish home stands at Moretz Stadium…Alonso wins Hoem Run Derby…All-Star Game tonight in Clelveland…Westbrook wants out of Oklahoma
Happy Birthday: Donald Rumsfeld, Brian Dennehy, Richard Roundtree, Dean Koontz, O. J. Simpson, Chris Cooper, John Tesh, Jimmy Smits, Tom Hanks, Kelly McGillis, Courtney Love, Fred Savage
Sometimes I wonder about people
Had a nice conversation with Cougar Football Coach Butch Carter and Director of Athletics Nathan Robinson on Monday. They’re getting everything ready for what should be a great year !
WOW ! Saw smoke coming from a vehicle yesterday and was about to call 911. Turns out it was someone inside vaping. No joke
Quote of the Day: “Last night I dreamed I ate a ten-pound marshmallow, when I woke up the pillow was gone”…Tommy Cooper