* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * D E C E M B E R 4th * * * * * D A Y 338 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Cookie Day, I’ll have an Oatmeal and Raisin please !
1674: Father Jacques Marquette founds a mission on the shores of Lake Michigan . The mission would later grow into the city of Chicago. Chicago is not a safe place anymore though, you’re more likely to get shot there than in a War Zone. Come to think of it, Chicago is a War Zone !
1875: Notorious New York City politician Boss Tweed escapes from prison; he is later recaptured in Spain
The Montreal Canadiens , the oldest surviving professional hockey franchise in the world is founded in 1909
The first Burger King is opened in Miami in 1994
Pan American World Airways ceases its operations after 64 years in 1991
In the News: Unemployment increases slightly but still very low…Taylorsville man arrested for larceny…Man dies in Iredell house fire Sunday…Hunter suffers gunshot wound in Burke County…Apple is expanding their facility in Maiden again…
Some Sunshine to start the new week but changes coming
Cougar Hoops drop games at Davie County…Hibriten heads to State Championship game…Final Four is set in College Football and they got it right (The four I predicted last week by the way)…Pack, App, Wake, and Duke all get Bowl bids…Panthers fall in New Orleans…
Happy Birthday: Wink Martindale , Max Baer jr, Jeff Bridges, Marisa Tomei, Jay Z, Tyra Banks
Great Parade Saturday. I think now the Christmas Season is officially underway after the parade and the Bethlehem Star Lighting. Ho-Ho-Ho !!! !
Some interesting cases before the Supreme Court this week
Turn on the Radio or listen online at 5pm today and Tuesday for a conversation with Cougar Football Coach Butch Carter. We look back on the 2017 season and celebrate what was a terrific year for Alexander Central Football
Quote of the Day: ” Give a man a free hand and he’ll run it all over you”…Mae West