Friday, June 12th. Day 164 of 2020
It’s Red Rose Day
1901: Cuba agreed to become an American protectorate
1939: The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum was dedicated in Cooperstown, New York
1942: Anne Frank receives a diary for her thirteenth birthday. Her writings became legendary
1967: State laws which prohibited interracial marriages were ruled unconstitutional by the Supreme Court
1987: U.S. President Reagan publicly challenged Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin Wall
1994: Nicole Brown Simpson and Ron Goldman in Los Angeles. O.J Simpson is later charged with the murders, but is acquitted by a jury
2007: Analog television stations switched to digital transmission. Remember the converter boxes ?
In the News: Commissioners release agenda for Monday meeting…Taylorsville Elementary Teacher selected to attend academy…Farmers Market returns Saturday…Taylorsville man jailed on drug charge…Man facing arson-related counts
Weather: In a word, GREAT ! Sunshine, lower humidity, it’s GREAT !
Sports: Alexander Central will welcome back athletes on July 6th…Former Cougar coach takes job at North Lincoln…Statue of Jerry Richardson will not return to Bank of America Stadium…PGA Golf back on the course
Happy Birthday: Marv Albert, Junior Brown, Jenilee Harrison, Timothy Busfield, Antawn Jamison
Army medical researchers might have developed a COVID-19 vaccine ! https://federalnewsnetwork.com/army/2020/06/can-a-coronavirus-vaccine-be-developed-at-warp-speed-army-says-yes/
Have you seen a Bear ? Lots of sightings in the area over the last week or so
Turn on the Radio this morning for Alexander Central Director of Athletics Nathan Robinson and Head Football Coach Butch Carter. They’ll drop by around 7:40 am and talk about the delay of returning Cougar athletes to campusQuote of the Day: “It’s no exaggeration to say that the undecideds could go one way or another”…George H.W. Bush (Born this day in 1924)