Two totally different topics this evening.
One, the new slogan for the state of
Whether or not
But the fact that we’re open to wasting money on making one set of signs and now we’ll waste money putting up NEW signs with the OLD slogan, is now an established fact. I’d like to hope that the OLD signs with the NEW slogan could be put back up but I doubt it.
What an incredible waste of money.
On a more serious note, some farewells to old friends.
Florence Ruble, who along with husband and family, started Rubles Sternwheelers and helped to make
Don Hale, a former police officer who always reminded me of Clint Eastwood’s tough-guy character, also passed away. Don and I used to do ringside announcing for amateur boxing at the old V-F-W in downtown
And Jack Keener, Mister Bowling in the
And finally, a departure of a somewhat happier note. Not for us. But for her.
WTAP Daybreak anchor and Noon producer-anchor Kristen Kirby’s last day with us was on Oct. 31. She’s headed to a TV station in