Thursday, September 9th. Day 252 of 2021
Happy Teddy Bear Day ! https://nationaltoday.com/teddy-bear-day/
1776: The second Continental Congress officially approved the term “United States”, replacing the previous term “United Colonies.”
1893: President Grover Cleveland’s wife, Frances Cleveland, gave birth to a daughter, Esther. It was the first time a president’s child was born in the White House. Wonder how many have been conceived there ?
1926: The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) was created
1948: North Korea became the People’s Democratic Republic of Korea
1956: Elvis Presley appears on The Ed Sullivan Show for the first time.
1979: Tracy Austin, at 16, became the youngest player to win the U.S. Open
Women’s Tennis title.
1998: Four tourists who had paid $32,500 each were taken in submarine to view the wreckage of the Titanic. The ship is 2 miles below the Atlantic off Newfoundland
In the News: Alexander County records 100th COVID death…Taylorsville woman charged with murder granted bond…Hiddenite woman arrested on fugitive warrant from Virginia…Rowan County woman jailed in Alexander County…Lenoir man arrested on drug charges after Taylorsville traffic stop…Hickory woman arrested for larceny by employee in Alexander County
Weather: A few clouds early but it turns Super by mid morning
Sports: AC Football game at Lake Norman cancelled…Coach Butch Carter comments this morning on why the Cougar offense what shut-down at AC Reynolds…NFL season kicks-off tonight, Little Tommy Brady and Bucs host Dallas…My NFL Picks this morning…Braves lose to Nationals, Phillies lose too…Giants increase lead over Dodgers…Yankees in downward spiral
Happy Birthday: Joe Theismann, Tom Wopat, Hugh Grant, Adam Sandler, Rachel Hunter, Michael Bublé, Michelle Williams
There’s a banana tree in the roadway ! https://apnews.com/article/oddities-florida-fort-myers-19d902a0d04bef6bb9ec6bd49b97cf81
Turn on the Radio or listen online this morning at 7:45 for a conversation with former Cougar Football player Jordan Brown. Jordan is now a proud United States Marine. We’ll talk about his fond memories of Friday night Cougar Football and his some of his experiences in the military
Get Your Shot !
Quote of the Day: “I re-invented my image so many times that I’m in denial that I was originally an overweight Korean woman”…David Bowie