* * * * * F R I D A Y * * * * * M A Y 4th * * * * * D A Y 124 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Firefighter’s Day ! We Salute them all
It’s Tuba Day and Petite and Proud Day, give a petite girl a smooch !
Construction on the Panama Canal begins in 1904, it would open in 1914
Al Capone begins serving an eleven-year prison sentence for tax evasion in 1932
The 1st Annual Grammy Awards are held in 1959
The Ohio National Guard, sent to Kent State University in Ohio opens fire killing four unarmed students and wounding nine others in 1970
1998: A federal judge gives “Unabomber” Theodore Kaczynski four life sentences plus 30 years after Kaczynski accepts a plea agreement sparing him from the death penalty
In the News: Early Voting for Primary concludes Saturday…Apple Blossom Festival is Saturday in Taylorsville !!! Alexander County man charged with assault on a female…Woman dies in Wilkes County crash…Massive manhunt in Burke and Avery Counties…Will gag order be lifted today in Catawba County investigation ?
Another Warm One
Cougar Baseball will play for Conference Title tonight….AC Softball’s rally falls short…Braves and Yankees are Baseball’s hottest teams…Pros go low at Quail Hollow…NASCAR runs the “Monster Mile” on Sunday…The Run for the Roses is Saturday
Happy Birthday: George F Will, Randy Travis, Will Arnett, Erin Andrews, Rory McIlroy
Your’s truly asked on the air Thursday, what happened to all the Bluejays ? Some people apparently still see them but they must avoid me. I just can’t recall the last time I saw one. On a positive note, the Cardinals are in abundance.
Interesting conversation on the Radio Thursday afternoon with Taylorsville attorney Joel Harbinson. The subject was medical malpractice lawsuits. Harbinson quipped, ” Somewhere there is the worst doctor in the world and somebody has an appointment with them the next morning at 9am”….
Excuse me for gloating but my Atlanta Braves are in 1st place !
Quote of the Day: “Prostitution, like acting is being ruined by amateurs”…Alexander Woollcott