* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * N O V E M B E R 16th * * * * D A Y 320 of 2018 * * * *
It’s Fast Food Day ! I’ll admit, I like it but it’s for sure not the healthy option
Coca-Cola patents their iconic countered bottle in 1915. It would debut the following year
Nazis close off the Warsaw Ghetto from the outside world in 1940
1973: President Nixon signs the Trans-Alaska Pipeline Authorization Act into law, authorizing the construction of the Alaska Pipeline
An agreement was reached ending a 57 day strike by NFL players in 1982
1999: Chrica Adams, the pregnant girlfriend of Carolina Panther Rae Carruth, was shot four times in her car. She died a month later from her wounds. The baby survived. Carruth was sentenced to a minimum of 18 years and 11 months in prison for his role in the murder.
In the News: Pedestrian killed in Caldwell Hit and Run…Armed Robbery at Hickory Restaurant…Iredell County man killed in Mexico…Alexander County and Town of Taylorsville announce holiday schedule…Frye Regional Medical Center opens new emergency department…White House Christmas Tree ends up in Hickory
Weather: A strange object is expected to appear in the morning sky
Sports: Cougars open Playoffs at Asheville Erwin tonight…LRU opens playoffs Saturday between the bricks…Panthers in must win at Detroit?…Seahawks rally over Packers…Yellich and Betts named MVP’s…NASCAR season ends Sunday in FloridaHappy Birthday: Terry Labonte, Dwight Gooden, Diana Krall, Lisa Bonet, Maggie Gyllenhaal
It’ll be strange to get out of the car today and not have to run through the rainIf you make the trip to Asheville tonight for the Cougar football game, keep your eyes open for a Bigfoot when you go through McDowell County. Reports indicate the beast is abundant there. Of course if you can’t make the trip, we’ll have it on the Radio and online beginning at 6:30 with the Countdown to Cougar Kickoff !
Quote of the Day: “Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse”…Arthur Baer