Monday, October 7th. Day 280 of 2019
Rub-a-Dub, it’s Bathtub Day !
1916: Georgia Tech defeats Cumberland 222–0 in the most lopsided college football game in American history
1949: The communist German Democratic Republic (East Germany) is formed
1968: The Motion Picture Association of America adopted the film-rating system that ranged for “G” to “X.”
1996: Fox News Channel begins broadcasting
2003: In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger was elected governor in the recall election of Governor Gray Davis
In the News: County Commissioners meet tonight, Proposed Gun Range back on agenda…Hiddenite Elementary leads the way in record-setting canned food drive…Minor earthquake reported early Sunday in Watauga and Caldwell Counties…Taylorsville woman jailed over weekend…Alexander County man facing child abuse charges…Hickory couple nabbed for trafficking in methamphetamine…Woman appears in court today in Catawba County after being found naked along roadway last week
Weather: Some sun, Some Clouds, High in the 70’s
Sports: Cougars destroyed Friday night by Watauga…Panthers win third straight…Braves rally to beat the Cards…Dodgers light up Washington bullpen…Four Playoff Baseball games today…Larson wins at Dover
Happy Birthday: Oliver North, John Mellencamp, Vladimir Putin, Simon Cowell, Toni Braxton, Mookie Betts
Nothing like coming home after a very long day and having no water….again ! Plenty leaking into the street though
Did you hear about a North Carolina man winning a $750,000 settlement in a lawsuit against his ex-wife’s lover ?
Nobody is a bigger fan of Cougar Football than me, but that was not acceptable Friday night. It’s wrong to point fingers because it’s on everyone. We’re better than that. Let’s get this thing going again Friday night in Morganton
Quote of the Day: “Get in good physical condition before submitting to bondage. You should be fit to be tied”…Robert Byrne