Friday, August 25th. Day 237 of 2023
Happy Banana Split Day ! Can you recall the last time you had one? Stop by 16-90 TVille Scoops !
It’s Kiss and Make Up Day ! Makes me think of this song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YOuhYuZLNYw
1814: British troops torch the Library of Congress, United States Treasury, Department of War, and other public buildings in Washington, D.C
1916: The United States National Park Service is created
1944: Paris is liberated by Allied forces
1950: To avoid a strike, President Truman seizes the nation’s railroads
1972: In Great Britain, computerized axial tomography (CAT scan) was introduced1975: Bruce Springsteen releases his classic album “Born To Run”
1998: A survey indicated that 33 percent of Americans used the internet
2012: Voyager 1 enters interstellar space becoming the first man-made object to do so
2017: Hurricane Harvey makes landfall in Texas as a powerful Category 4 hurricane. Over the next few days, the storm causes catastrophic flooding throughout much of eastern Texas, killing 106 people and causing $125 billion in damage.
In the News: Millsaps named Interim Taylorsville Chief of Police…County Board of Elections searching for polling places for Gwaltney I and II precincts. Still no cause determined for fire that destroyed three building in Statesville back in April…Pedestrian struck and killed in Burke County…Taylorsville woman facing drug and weapons charges…Stony Point man jailed…Taylorsville man sentenced to 90 days…
Weather: HOT ! High near 95
Sports: Three wins this week for AC Women’s Tennis…JV Cougar Football beats Wilkes Central…Coach Carter says Mo Falls is a tough place to play and the heat will be a factor tonight…Panther wrap up preseason tonight…Some College Football this weekend…NASCAR wraps up regular season in Daytona
Happy Birthday: Frederick Forsyth, Tom Skerritt, Rollie Fingers, Gene Simmons, Elvis Costello, Tim Burton, Blair Underwood, Rachael Ray, Jo Dee Messina, Rachel Bilson, Blake LivelyMugshot for Democrat Hacks
A photo for Republican Hacks
More on the Bud Light Free Fall https://www.yahoo.com/finance/news/brand-great-again-anheuser-busch-162731828.html
We play Cougar Football Trivia this morning at 7:45. somebody wins a $25 gift Card from PJ’s Seafood and Steak !
Word of the Day: cacophony [ kuh-kof-uh-nee ] A discordant and meaningless mixture of sounds. A harsh collection of sounds. A harshness and relationship difficult to understand. Sentence: A cacophony of horns and hollering overtook the city
Quote of the Day: “A budget tells us what we can’t afford, but it doesn’t keep us from buying it”…William Feather