• * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * M A Y 12th * * * * * D A Y 132 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Hug Your Cat Day. What if Fluffy don’t like that ?
Happy Bellydance Day ! It’s ironic that the less the belly, the better the dance
The British take Charleston, South Carolina in 1780
A.J. Foyt wins his first auto race in 1957
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced that they would no longer exclusively name hurricanes after women in 1980
2002 – Former U.S. President Carter arrived in Cuba for a visit with Fidel Castro. It was the first time a U.S. head of state, in or out of office, had gone to the island since Castro’s 1959 revolution.
In the News: Six Charged in connection with Wednesday shooting… County Commissioners schedule Budget Work Session for Monday…Taylorsville man arrested for parole violation…Man dies in Wilkes County explosion and fire…Shooting this morning in Catawba County…Hickory mourns loss of popular Mayor
Some Clouds today and maybe a shower
Cougar Softball wins, moves on the Round III….AC Baseball heads to Asheville Saturday…Pfeiffer rides some Alexander County power to win playoff game…Spurs move on…NHL’s Final Four is Set…Shootout at the TPC…NASCAR goes over the Rainbow
Happy Birthday: Steve Winwood, Emilio Estevez, Vanessa Williams, Stephen Baldwin, Steve Smith
Alexander County Crime Stoppers is having a Chick-Fil-A Fundraiser May i8th. $5 get you a sandwich, chips, and dessert.
Don’t forget Mom ! Sunday is Mother’s Day and mine passed years ago. We still have a talk from time to time and she still tells me to wear clean underwear in case I’m in a wreck. I miss her !
Quote of the Day: “Marriage is the only war in which you sleep with the enemy”….Unknown