* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * J U L Y 11th * * * * D A Y 192 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Blueberry Muffin Day. The world’s a nicer place while eating a Blueberry Muffin !
1804: A duel occurs in which the Vice President Aaron Burr mortally wounds former Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton. Burr was never tried and the charges were dropped1914: Babe Ruth made his Major League debut with the Boston Red Sox
1960: To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee is first published
1979: America’s first space station, Skylab, is destroyed as it re-enters the Earth’s atmosphere over the Indian Ocean
2008: Apple markets the iPhone 3G
In the News: Poultry operation destroyed by fire this morning in Alexander County…Hiddenite man now facing more additional child-sex charges…Taylorsville woman arrested in Newton overnight…Another Taylorsville woman jailed…Hiddenite man facing felony charges in Iredell County…Wilkes County woman charged with running internet scam…Hudson man headed to prison for at least 25 year in child-sex case
Weather: Clouds, Shower, maybe some Thunderstorms today. Pretty Stuffy too !
Sports: Presnell to take over Cougar Women’s Hoops….Severt named new AC Cheerleading Coach…NC State Basketball hit with allegations by NCAA…All-Star game over, it’s back to Baseball…Robot Umpires ?
Happy Birthday: Giorgio Armani, Jeff Hanna, Bonnie Pointer, Leon Spinks, Sela Ward, Richie Sambora Suzanne Vega, Lisa Rinna
Wooops ! A suspect has been arrested after his cover was blown because of a fart ! A man in Missouri was nabbed following a badly timed passing of gas. He was hiding but one slipped, cops heard it, (not sure they smelled it) and he was taken to jail
Taylorsville Attorney Joel Harbinson is about to celebrate his 40th year of practicing law. He’ll join me this afternoon on Ask Harbinson, Brzykcy & Corbett at 5pm. Joel will take a stroll down memory lane and reflect on the changes in the last four decades of representing and defending clients. Visit the firm’s website at alexanderlawyers.com
Don’t forget the Gold Bond today !
Quote of the Day: “Though I am not naturally honest, I am sometimes by chance”…William Shakespeare