Aug. 7: New Patch Contest Starts
Five things you should know for today.
- Warminster's Communication Advisory Board meets tonight at the township building at 5:30 p.m.
- We've started a new contest! This time, we want to know what you did this summer. Post pictures here, and the winner will earn a $50 gift card and a back-to-school package.
- Mostly sunny again today, with a high near 88, according to the National Weatrher Service.
- A mosque in Joplin, Missouri, was burned to the ground early Monday, just over a month after an attempted arson at the Islamic center, officials told CNN. Authorities are investigating the cause of the latest fire. The mosque's security cameras were destroyed in the blaze, according to a representative from the Jasper County Sheriff's Office.
- On this day, August 7, 1782, George Washington orders the creation of the Badge of Military Merit to honor soldiers wounded in battle. It is later renamed to the more poeticPurple Heart.