Wednesday September 11th. Day 254 of 2019
It’s Patriot Day !
1609: Henry Hudson discovers Manhattan Island
1936: Boulder Dam in Nevada was dedicated. The dam is now called Hoover Dam
1941: The groundbreaking ceremony for the Pentagon took place
1985: Pete Rose got hit number 4,192 to break the record held by Ty Cobb
2001: Four airliners were hijacked and were intentionally crashed. Two airliners hit the World Trade Center. Both towers collapsed shortly after. One airliner hit the Pentagon in Arlington, VA. Another airliner crashed into a field in Pennsylvania. About 3,000 people were killed
In the News: County Schools show significant gains according to recent data…Taylorsville man facing felony drug charges…Three indicted in Burke County murder…Hickory man charged with breaking into St Stephens High School…Woman shot in foot at Valley Hills Mall
Weather: Another hot one
Sports: Cougar Soccer wallops Wilkes Central…We name the Taylorsville Savings Bank-B86 Cougar of the Week this morning…Who are the two biggest divas in the NFL ?…Dodgers officially clinch West…Brewers lose Yelich…Crawdads in 0-2 hole
Happy Birthday: Brian De Palma, Lola Falana, Kristy McNichol, Maria Bartiromo, Harry Connick Jr.
Trust me on this, if the engine light comes on it’s not something to panic about. Mine’s been on for 5 years !
Let’s get this straight. The word realtor is pronounced real-tor. Don’t let me tell you again !
For the next ten days, it’s Palindrome Week. It really lasts 10 days but each date can be read the same backward and forward. Try it, it works
Quote of the Day: “I’ve never been drunk but often I’ve been overserved”…George Gobel