Friday, October 11th. Day 284 of 2019
Happy Egg Day ! I wonder how a chicken feels about it ?
1767: Surveying for the Mason–Dixon line separating Maryland from Pennsylvania is completed.
1929: JC Penney opened a store in Milford, DE, making it a nationwide company with stores in all 48 states
1939: President Roosevelt was presented with a letter from Albert Einstein that urged him to develop an atomic program rapidly1975: “Saturday Night Live” was broadcast for the first time on NBC. George Carlin was the guest host
2001: The Polaroid Corporation files for federal bankruptcy protection
In the News: Board of Education sets work session for Monday…Former Alexander County Firefighter honored at ceremony…Man arrested for trafficking in methamphetamine in Alexander County…Following complaints about drug activity, Hickory man charged with heroin trafficking…Taylorsville woman jailed for probation violation
Weather: Plenty of Sunshine today. High in upper 70’s
Sports: JV Cougar Football runs winning streak to to 38….Must win in Morganton tonight for the Blue and Gold…Pack wins Thursday night…Pats win in Thursday NFL…Astros win, set up series with Yankees…NLCS begins tonight…NASCAR runs really fast this weekend
Happy Birthday: Daryl Hall, Steve Young, Joan Cusack, Michelle Wie
Ragweed is killing me. It happens every year around this time
Cam Newton spotted in a WalMart shopping for a new scarf ?
Listen and win this morning on the Radio. I’ll give away a pair of tickets to Camp Fear and we’ll play Cougar Football Trivia too. The smartest Cougar Football fan wins free food from PJ’s Bethlehem Seafood and Steak
Quote of the Day: “We need this one bad”…Cougar Football coach Butch Carter on tonight’s battle at Freedom