The Harbor Bridge Lighting Ceremony
Pictures from the July 4th parade in Corpus Christi, Texas
Big Frank's daughter Leighann graduates Kindergarten. Perfect attendance the whole year and grand champion of the spelling bee. Yeah, I'm a proud daddy!!
----FIRST WARNING 6 CHIEF METEOROLOGIST DALE NELSON’S FORECAST----
Upper level low pressure now near Del Rio continues to weaken while still pulling tropical moisture westward across the Coastal Bend. This will result in two more days with a few showers but unfortunately most of us will not participate in needed rainfall. After Thursday dry high pressure will settle over the area and much of the country and it will be dry and hotter for several days to follow.
Today expect only isolated thundershowers mainly near the coast in the morning and working inland during the afternoon otherwise variable cloudiness mixed with some sunshine expect a high today near 90.
Tonight we will have fair skies and generally light winds with a low of 76.
Thursday expect only isolated thundershowers mainly near the coast in the morning and working inland during the afternoon otherwise variable cloudiness mixed with some sunshine expect a high today near 90 and 92 tomorrow.
----K-99 SERVICE SALUTE----
Air Force Airman Nathan A. Garcia graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Garcia is the son of Sharon and Orlando Garcia of Corpus Christi. He is a 2009 graduate of Mary Carroll High School, Corpus Christi.
----FOUR O'CLOCK FLASHBACK----
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--Nelson Mandela (first black President of South Africa) is 94
--John Glenn (astronaut turned politician) is 91 - First American to orbit the Earth
--Ricky Skaggs (country singer, The Whites) is 58
--Vin Diesel (actor) is 45
1925 AAA declares women drivers are as competent as men.
1940…Franklin Delano Roosevelt, who first took office in 1933 as America's 32nd president, is nominated for an unprecedented third term. Roosevelt, a Democrat, would eventually be elected to a record four terms in office, the only U.S. president to serve more than two terms.
1964…Roger Miller makes his first appearance at #1 on the Billboard country chart with "Dang Me."
1976 At the Montreal Olympics, Romanian gymnast Nadia Comaneci scores the first “10” in Olympic history with her flawless performance on the uneven bars.
1986…Columbia Records drops Johnny Cash after 28 years on the label. Cash finds out by reading the newspaper.
1987…The Judds' "I Know Where I'm Going" hits the top spot on the Billboard country chart.
----TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY TOTAL ACCESS UPDATE----
Hendrick Motor Sports is having a great showing with all 4 cars winning 5 of last 9 races and Dale Jr. is 2nd in points
----CMT NEWS BRIEF----
Lionel Richie is dominating both the country charts and all-genre charts this year! So far, the legend’s country duets album Tuskegee is the best-selling album of 2012, with over 900,000 copies sold! Lady Antebellum is speaking out after rock legend Bruce Springsteen was cut off by concert organizers during his recent show at London’s Hyde Park. The group opened for him that evening, and Hillary Scott tells the Associated Press, "I'm sure there was definitely a reason. I hear that they had a very strict curfew in Hyde Park." Another special guest appeared onstage that night—Sir Paul McCartney! Lady Antebellum continues their European tour in Germany! If you want a body like Kenny Chesney’s, here’s your chance! The superstar’s strict diet from his Brothers of the Sun Tour has been revealed, and since January, Kenny has cut out salt and alcohol, limited carbs and cranked up his protein intake. Kenny also endures intense workouts while out on the road, telling the AP he is “very active onstage and needs to be in shape to do that!”
"Nobody Wants To Be Alone"
From 2nd album "Constant"