* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * J U N E 11th * * * * D A Y 162 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Corn on the Cob Day ! One of my favorites, no I can’t explain why it’s better on the cob
It’s German Chocolate Cake Day ! Another one my favs
1776: The Continental Congress appoints Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Roger Sherman, and Robert R. Livingston to the Committee of Five to draft a declaration of independence
1919: Sir Barton wins the Belmont Stakes, becoming the first horse to win the U.S. Triple Crown
1955: Eighty-three spectators are killed and at least 100 are injured after two cars collide at the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the deadliest ever accident in motorsports history
1982: The film E.T. opens nationwide
2001: Timothy McVeigh is executed for his role in the Oklahoma City bombing
In the News: County and region continue to recover from the weekend rains…Some Administrative changes in Alexander County Schools…Stony Point man arrested on drug counts…Registered Sex Offender from Taylorsville arrested…Man shot by SWAT team arrested
Weather: Sunshine, and lots of it !
Sports: Wounded Warriors stay alive…Lagano too much in Michigan…Heels get slammed…A night of Long Balls in Baseball…Mandatory Mini-Camp begins today for Panthers
Happy Birthday: Jackie Stewart, Adrienne Barbeau, Donnie Van Zant, Joe Montana, Hugh Laurie, Diana Taurasi, Shia LaBeouf
Rule # 1: Do Not Drive around a barricade !!!
Some research is leaning toward technology that could lead to a memory chip for humans is underway but I forgot where I read it
The Unites States added more jobs in the month of April than anytime in recorded history. The CHARLOTTE OBSERVER buried that story this morning on page 4 ! Hmmmm….
Chances are really good you hear a lawn mower running today
Quote of the Day: “People do not believe lies because they have to, but because they want to”…Malcolm Muggeridge