* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 11th * * * * * D A Y 131 of 2017 * * * * *
Today is Eat What You Want Day ! I wish I could eat all the Pizza, Apple Pie, and Ice Cream I could hold and not gain an ounce. I wish, I wish, I wish
Minnestota became our 32nd State in 1858. That one I’ve yet to visit, like to though
The creation of the Tubless Tire was announced by the B.F. Goodrich Company in 1947
Siam changed it’s name to Thailand in 1949
A ValueJet Airlines aircraft went down in the Florida Everglades in 1996. 110 people died in the crash
The NFL suspended New England QB Tom Brady 4 games in the upcoming season for using improperly inflated footballs in 2015. The ruling was overturned, then reinstated in Federal Court prior to the start of the 2016 season
In the News: Two Taylorsville men arrested in Federal drug investigation…Teen shot Wednesday morning is Alexander County claims it was an accident…Wilkes County woman arrested by Taylorsville Police…Iredell man dies in crash…Newton man arrested for bookstore heist
Clouds mixed with Sun today, continued warm
Cougar Softball hosts 2nd Round Playoff Game tonight…Cougar Baseball will travel to Asheville Saturday for Round 2 action against TC Roberson… Spring Practice begins for ACHS Footballl…South Caldwell looking for Football coach…Pfeiffer and LRU begin Sofball playoffs today…Two Game VII’s in NHL…Golf’s “5th Major” tees off today in Florida
Happy Birthday: Mort Sahl, Eric Burdon, Francis Fisher, Mike Lupica, Martha Quinn, Cam Newton
Be sure to listen at 5pm today for a special edition of Ask Harbinson Brzykcy, and Corbett. Officer Cody James, hailed as a hero following an Easter incident in Iredell County will be in the studio along with his father Dennis James, the Taylorsville Chief of Police.
Here’s something neat for tonight. The Alexander Radio Theater will have a live performance at the Alexander Auditorium beginning at 7pm. It’s Free !!! At intermission everyone will get free popcorn, a Moonpie, and an RC Cola. I can’t remember the last time I enjoyed an RC !
Quote of the Day: “Life isn’t about waiting for the storm to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” ….Vivian Greene