Wednesday, August 25th. Day 237 of 2021
It’s Kiss and Make Up Day. I’m in !
1814: British troops torch the Library of Congress, United States Treasury, Department of War, and other public buildings in Washington, D.C.
1916: The United States National Park Service is created
1944: Paris is liberated by Allied forces
1950: To avoid a strike, President Truman seizes the nation’s railroads
1972: In Great Britain, computerized axial tomography (CAT scan) was introduced
1975: Bruce Springsteen releases his classic album “Born To Run”
1998: A survey indicated that 33 percent of Americans used the internet
In the News: Another day, another 20 plus COVID cases in Alexander County…County Schools to honor Aaron Spry with Award of Honor on Sunday…Taylorsville woman jailed for probation violation…Wilkes man charged with series of child-sex crimes…Silver Alert remains active for missing Statesville man
Weather: More of the same. High in low 90’s, a little better chance of an afternoon Boomer
Sports: Lady Cougar Volleyball gets another win….Our first Taylorsville Savings Bank/B86 Cougar of then Week in Logan Shoemaker…Hibriten’s Football team in COVID shutdown…Panthers give Anderson a new deal…Yankees down the Braves again…Baltimore’s losing streak hits 19
Happy Birthday: Tom Skerritt, Frederick Forsyth, Rollie Fingers, Gene Simmons, Elvis Costello, Tim Burton, Blair Underwood, Rachael Ray, Jo Dee Messina, Blake Lively
How many is too many ? https://apnews.com/article/business-california-95b6935d64ab60da519e2296d46df99a
Check out the photos https://nypost.com/2021/08/25/rolling-stones-drummer-charlie-watts-life-in-photos/
Get Your Shot !
Quote of the Day: “I never said most of the things I said”…Yogi Bera