* * * T H U R S D AY * * * * O C T O B E R 25th * * * * D A Y 297 of 2018 * * * *
Happy Pasta Day ! One of my favorites
The Charge of the Light Brigade took place during the Crimean War in 1854. I always think of Alfalfa on The Little Rascals when I think of the Charge of the Light Brigade. Do you know why ?
1944: The Battle of Leyte Gulf: The largest naval battle in history, takes place in and around the Philippines between the Japanese Navy and the U.S. Third and Seventh Fleets
The first home Microwave Oven for home use was marketed by the Tappan Company in 1955
The United Nations seats the People’s Republic of China and expels the Republic of China in 1971
The United States and its Caribbean allies invade Grenada in 1983
2001: It was announced that scientists had unearthed the remains of an ancient crocodile which lived 110 million years earlier
In the News: One airlifted from crash north of Taylorsville Wednesday…Taylorsville Police finding some counterfeit cash…Early Voting turnout now over 14 percent…Saturday is “Clean Alexander Day”…Two Statesville teens charged with armed robbery…Charges likely after investigation at Morganton facility
Weather: Cool and Cloudy, Rain begins Friday
Sports: Cougars decide to play in the Rain…JV Cougars go for 30th straight win tonight…App plays in prime time…Red Sox up 2-0 over the Dodgers…L.A. Lebrons get first winHappy Birthday: Marion Ross, Bob Knight, Helen Reddy, Tracy Nelson, Katy Perry
I’ve considered it for years but on Wednesday, I did it ! I went to Sipe Lumber and bought an Edenpure heater. Everybody that has one says they’re great. We’ll see this winter !
Interesting decision to not move the Cougar Football game to this evening. Nearly all other area games have been moved forward and the forecast for Friday is horrible. The Homecoming festivities have been moved to next Friday.
Quote of the Day: “When a man brings his wife flowers for no reason-there’s a reason”…Molly Mcgee