* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * O C T O B E R 24th * * * * * D A Y 297 of 2017 * * * * *
IT”S BEAT HICKORY WEEK !
It’s United Nations Day. The UN was formally established this day in 1945
“Black Tuesday” Investors dumped more than 13 million shares of stock making the market plummet and beginning the “Great Depression” in 1929
The term “Cold War” was used for the first time in 1948.
During the Cuban Missile Crisis, US Military went on the highest alert in the postwar era in 1962. The Us blockade of Cuba also began this day
Reverend Jim Baker was sentenced to 45 years in prison and fined $500,00 after being convicted of 24 counts of fraud in 1989.
The Toronto Blue Jays become the first non US team to win the World Series in 1992
In the News: Storms do extensive damage across Alexander and surrounding counties…No School for students in Alexander County today, optional work day for staff…Stony Point man nabbed for breaking and entering a vehicle…Ashe County Sheriff indicted…
Sunny and Cooler today
Cougar Volleyball in round two playoff action tonight…Cougar Football team knows Hickory will fill the air Friday night…Eagles skin Washington…World Series begins tonight, who you got?…
Happy Birthday: F Murray Abraham, Kevin Kline, Mary Bono, Tia Tequila, Brian Vickers
I must admit that I’m totally lost without the luxury of electricity. I spent the night on the sofa (lumps aplenty) here at the radio station because my home was without power. To all those who have home damage, just consider that it could have been a lot worse. The wrath of nature can be cruel !
How many times have you walked from one dark room to another and flipped the switch forgetting the power is off ?
Quote of the Day: “A committee is a group of important individuals who singly can do nothing but can together agree that nothing can be done”…Fred Allen