Monday, June 1st. Day 153 of 2020
It’s Go Barefoot Day ! Take off your shoes and shuck the socks
1892: The General Electric Company began operations
1944: The Siesta was abolished by the government of Mexico
1980: Cable News Network begins programming. That’s back when they reported news
1990: George H. W. Bush and Mikhail Gorbachev sign a treaty to end chemical weapon production
2009: General Motors files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy
2018: Alexander Central won their 10th State Softball Championship
In the News: COVID-19 deaths reported in Catawba and Caldwell Counties over weekend…County Commissioners expected to pass budget this evening…Energy United accepting grant applications…
Weather: Sunny and pleasant, high in mid 70’s. It gets warmer on Tuesday. By the wat we received 10.19 inches of rain during the month of May. All but just a few drops of that in 13 days to end the month.
Sports: Lackey takes assistant coaching job at CVCC…Major League Baseball heading into very critical week if they want to play in 2020…Lots of yellow in Bristol
Happy Birthday: Pat Boone, Morgan Freeman Ronnie Wood, Lisa Hartman Black, Heidi Klum, Alanis Morissette
Some of us have to battle the bulge, some don’t. Is there a skinny gene ? Check this out https://www.studyfinds.org/new-discovery-of-skinny-gene-explains-why-some-can-pig-out-without-gaining-weight/
Another month, another record. Over 400,000 hits on this website in the month of May. Thank You !
Word is that today, the waves of grass alongside roadways in Alexander County will be mowed ! DB Cooper and Jimmy Hoffa might finally be found
Quote of the Day: “I wanted to prove that I could play something else, but there were 249 episodes out there of ‘Mayberry, and it was aired every day. It was hard to escape”…Andy Griffith (Born this day in 1926)