* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * J U N E 10th * * * * D A Y 161 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Iced Tea Day ! The table wine of the South
1854: The United States Naval Academy graduates its first class of students
1935: Alcoholics Anonymous is founded in Akron, Ohio
1943: The Ballpoint Pen is patented by Laszlo Biro
1964: The Senate breaks a 75-day filibuster against the Civil Rights Act of 1964, leading to the bill’s passage
1998: The Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled that poor children in Milwaukee could attend religious schools at taxpayer expense
In the News: Area devastated by flooding…Bridges washed out, Roads closed…Check your route before leaving…No injuries locally due to flooding…Man shot Friday in Alexander County…Woman charged after Alexander County man found dead in bathtub…Woman charged with assault and resisting arrest by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office
Weather: More Clouds and more showers
Sports: There will be a Game VII in Stanly Cup Finals…Charlotte wins cup…NBA finals resume tonight with Warriors back to the wall…UNC will play for trip to Omaha today…Big Papi is shot overnight…NASCAR will run today after wash out in Michigan
Happy Birthday: Dan Fouts, John Edwards, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Elizabeth Hurley, Kate Upton
Thanks to all the people who went beyond the call Sunday. It’s very rare to have conditions like we had and Emergency Services did just that, Serve. A Big Thanks to everyone !
Turn on the Radio at 7:45 this morning. We’ll get the latest on the flooding from Alexander County Emergency Management Director Russell Greene
Is your basement leading ?
A record set on Sunday. This website set an all-time one day record for hits, over 26,000 !
Quote of the Day: ” I’ve always taken ‘The Wizard of Oz very seriously. I believe in the idea of the rainbow. And I’ve spent my entire life trying to get over it”…Judy Garland (Born this day in 1922)