F R I D A Y
Happy Work Naked Day !
Today is “The Day the Music Died” Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper, Richie Valens, died in a plane crash in Iowa this day in 1959. The event was the theme of Don McLean’s classic tune “American Pie. The spot where the plane went down is marked by this.
The 16th Amendment to our Constitution was ratified this day in 1913. It authorized the Federal Governmemt the power to impose and collect income tax.
The New York Giants surprised the heavily favored New England Patriots in the Super Bowl this day in 2008. New York won 17-14, Eli Manning was named the MVP
In the News: Two Hickory Men charged with Bethlehem Break In… County Commissioners release agenda for Monday Meeting…County Schools release dates for Kindergarten screenings…Burke Man convicted of rape….Yet another scam, this time it hits an area School System….Wild car chase in Hickory, suspect still at large
Sunshine today after the clouds clear this morning, clear and cold tonight
Big Games tonight for Cougar Hoops at Mooresville…Coach K is coming back…Hornets make a deal for a former Blue Lucifer…Warriors score a lot…Who will outscore who in Super Bowl ?
Happy Birthday: Fran Tarkenton, Blythe Danner, Morgan Fairchild, Fred Lynn, Maura Tierney
How many wings will you eat during the Super Bowl, How many slices of pizza, How much Salsa ?
Will you have time to watch between bites ?
My Super Bowl Pick is…Atlanta 35 New England 31…It should be a great game
Another Football Note. I ran into former ACHS coach Nick Bazzle yesterday. He’s doing great and still living right here in Alexander County. Bazzle is a great coach, a class act, and a fine man.
Woman kicked off a flight because she was showing too much cleavage. What ?
Texas might be joining North Carolina in the Bathroom. The state might have their own version of HB2
Quote of the day: “I never forget a face, but in your case I’ll be glad to make an exception”…Groucho Marx