* * * T U E S D A Y * * * * O C T O B E R 16th * * * * D A Y 289 of 2018 * * * *
Happy Dictionary Day ! At least one should be in every home, and it should be worn from use
Margaret Sanger opens the first birth control clinic in New York City in 1916
1923: The Walt Disney Company is founded by Walt Disney and his brother, Roy
President Kennedy is informed of the Soviet missile bases in Cuba in 1962
China detonates its first nuclear weapon in 1964. They become the fifth nation to have the bomb following the United States, USSR, Great Britain, and France
President President H.W. Bush signs the Gramm-Ruddman budget reduction law. It cuts over $16 billion from federal programs in 1989
In the News: Alexander County Schools need bus drivers…October 27th is another “Clean Alexander Day”…Catawba Valley Medical has system hacked…Statesville Kmart is set to close…Woman robbed in Statesville, 1 charged, two suspects at large…Newton man leads officers on chase…Lenoir man being held under $1 million dollar bond after arrest
Weather: Clouds take over, maybe a shower
Sports: The Apple Bowl is tonight, there’s nothing like it !…Cougar Soccer gets big conference win…Packers rally to down 49ers…Brew Crew shuts out Dodgers…Tow Baseball Playoff Games today…NBA season tips tonight, are the Hornets any better ?Happy Birthday: Angela Lansbury, Tim McCarver, Suzanne Somers, Tim Robbins, Flea, John Mayer, Bryce Harper
Global warming is causing a shortage of barley according to a report in USA TODAY. Barley is essential in the production of beer. Look for the cost of a mug of brew to increase
Well, Well, the Prince and Meghan are expecting. Kensington Palace made that known on Monday saying Meghan was “officially” pregnant. Can you be “unofficially” pregnant ?
See you at the Apple bowl tonight. If you’ve never been, why not ?
Quote of the Day: “Anyone who believes you can’t change history has never tried to write his memoirs…David Ben-Gurion