If today is your birthday, congratulations! A man responsible for a lot of hit songs in country music, shares this date with you. Songwriter Craig Wiseman, born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, in 1963. His long list of credits includes Kenny Chesney's "Summertime," Blake Shelton's "Boys 'Round Here," Chris Young's "Voices" and Tim McGraw's "Live Like You Were Dying". Happy 52nd, Craig!  Also congratulations to country singers, Ricky Skaggs and wife, Sharon White married on the date in 1981, as they celebrate their 34th Anniversary.

This Is U.S. Coast Guard Day!

Alex Wong

On August 4, 1790, the Revenue Cutter Service was created by the U.S. Congress. Congress authorized the construction of ten cutters. These ships were built to to enforce U.S. tariff laws. The Revenue Cutter Service was the predecessor the U.S. Coast Guard.  The name "Coast Guard" was first used in 1915.

We invite you to celebrate this day, by learning more about the responsibilities and functions of the U.S. Coast Guard. They are now playing an even  more extensive role in Homeland Security to protect our country.

Now Let's P-A-R-T-Y!

Mark Wilson

Concho Valley birthdays include:  

Kinsley Evans, 2. From Mom, Dad and brother, Cooper.

Jessica Davis, 9. From Pawpaw and Nanna.

Isaiah Shaffer, 9. From Nann, Aunt Liz, Mom and sister.

Denise Huffman, old enough. From all her clogging friends.

Tiffany Griffin, 21. From Mom, Dad and sister.

Lisa Pomar, 52. From her brother, Matt.

Judy Hinson, 50. From all her family.