* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * O C T O B E R 26th * * * * D A Y 299 of 2018 * * * *
Happy Pumpkin Day !
The Pony Express officially ceases operations in 1881
1881: The Gunfight at the O.K. Corral takes place at Tombstone, Arizona
The Battle of Leyte Gulf ends with an overwhelming American victory in 1944
“Doonesbury” by Gary Trudeau premieres in 28 newspapers in 1970
The National Football League awards a franchise to Charlotte in 1993. The Panthers would begin play in 1995
In the News: Early voting turnout about 16 percent so far in Alexander County… Teen from Conover listed as missing…Taylorsville man arrested after traffic stop for drugs and weapons offenses…Alexander County woman charged with assault…Saturday is another “Clean Alexander Day”
Weather: A Cold, Wet, Lousy, Day
Sports: Cougars host Hickory tonight in the mud…Baby Cougars run win streak to 30…App gets slammed in Statesboro…Panthers get ready for Ravens…World Series Game III in Los Angeles…NASCAR runs in Martinsville, I go faster on the Interstate but tell the Highway PatrolHappy Birthday: Pat Sajak, Hillary Clinton, Jaclyn Smith, Rita Wilson, Keith Urban, Dylan McDermott
Life has taught me that when someone tells you, it’s no big deal, it’s a big deal
With Halloween coming, I’m mulling how to disguise myself. By the way, do people still roll yards ?
Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Beat Hickory !
Quote of the Day:”Clark Gable’s ears make him look like a taxicab with the doors open”…Howard Hughes