* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * A P R I L 17th * * * * D A Y 107 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Banana Day ! A Banana is a happy fruit
It’s Ford Mustang Day. Ford unveiled the Mustang this day in 1964
1492: Christopher Columbus reaches a deal with Spain to find a passage to Asia
1949: The Republic of Ireland is born when 26 Irish counties officially leave the British Commonwealth
1961: A group of Cuban exiles financed and trained by the CIA lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba with the aim of ousting Fidel Castro
1969: Sirhan Sirhan is convicted of assassinating Robert F. Kennedy.1970: Apollo 13 returns safely to Earth after an on-board-explosion in Space
In the News: Board Of Education Considers Bus Route consolidations tonight…County Commissioners talk water and sewer…Stony Point man arrested for child sex offenses…Sheriff’s Office nab woman for larceny of vehicle…
Weather: More Sunshine and Warmer too
Sports: Cougar Softball and Baseball at St Stephens today…AC Track and Field host meet today…Russell Wilson gets Mega Deal…Astos win 10th straight…Yanks take down the Sox
Happy Birthday: Olivia Hussey, Sean Bean, Boomer Esiason, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham
The North Carolina Hose of Representatives passed a bill Tuesday that requires the Holocaust be taught in public schools. It would be a crime were it not ! You would have to be curious why anyone would vote against the bill
The National Weather Service presented B86 Radio with a 25 Year Award on Tuesday. We are an Official Reporting Station and a representative stopped by. Pretty neat to record those highs and lows and run to the rain gauge every day. Thanks to the NWS !
We continue to celebrate Poultry Month on the Radio with lots of Free Chicken !
Quote of the Day: “There is no money in poetry, but then there’s no poetry in money, either”…Robert Graves