* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * N O V E M B E R 12th * * * * D AY 316 of 2018 * * * *
Plymouth becomes the first town incorporated by the English Parliament in 1439
1927: Leon Trotsky is expelled from the Soviet Communist Party, leaving Joseph Stalin in undisputed control
Walt Disney released “Fantasia” in 1940
1946: The first drive-up banking facility opened at the Exchange National Bank in Chicago
1997: Ramzi Yousef is found guilty of masterminding the 1993 World Trade Center bombingAfter long gruesome search, Hickory Police confirm death of missing girl Zahra Baker in 2010
News: County Offices closed in observance of Veterans Day…Has local unemployment bottomed out ?… Housefire north of Taylorsville Sunday morning…Man charged with local stabbing…Greene honored by State…Newton man nabbed for assault…
Weather: Clouds gather, rain falls this afternoon
Sports: Cougars draw Asheville Erwin in Playoffs, Warriors like to sling it…West Caldwell to make coaching change…LRU learns playoff foe…Cowboys shoot down the Eagles…Duke routs Army in hoops…Hornets get road win…Busch wins in NASACRHappy Birthday: Al Michaels, Neil Young, Megan Mullally, Nadia Comăneci, Sammy Sosa, Ryan Gosling, Anne Hathaway
Two men are attempting to hike across Antarctica. Now, that’s a hike !
Kudos to Peoples Drugs and a great 100th Birthday Celebration last Friday. It was a hoot even with the rain
860wacb.com has surpassed the total number of hits achieved in 2017. We are at over 1.3 million and counting this year. Thanks, to say the least !
Quote of the Day: “It’s easier to stay out than get out”…Mark Twain