* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 3rd * * * * * * D A Y 124 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Paranormal Day ! Some things just can’t be explained, I guess
Washington, DC was incorporated in 1802. Horrendous traffic began shortly thereafter
Margaret Mitchell won the Pulitzer Prize for her novel “Gone With The Wind” in 1937
The Kentucky Derby was shown on TV for the first time in 1952
In 2006, Zacarius Moussaoui was given a life sentence for his role in the September 11, 2001 Terror attacks
In the News: Two men arrested after chase and crash in Alexander County…Former Alex Correctional Institute employee files suit against State… Iredell County man charged with 150 counts of sexual assault…Hickory medical practice is fined…Prosecutor charged with peeping…MereleFest attendance tops 80,000
Sunny Today but rain coming by late Thursday
Cougar Softball Crushes Statesville in Tournament Opener…AC Baseball Rolls in Round 1 of Tournament…Hartsell will play in Super Regional… West Beats East in Baseball Tuesday…Thomas goes off for Celtics…Lots of Dingers on Tuesday in MLB…Kentucky Derby is Saturday
Happy Birthday: Franki Valli, Greg Gumbel, Christopher Cross, Christina Hendricks, Cheryl Burke
Kudos to a very alert and attentive neighbor on Tuesday. The men captured after a breaking and entering on Rocky Springs Road were sighted by a neighbor who called 911. They even got their tag number. Way to Go !
I was in the grocery store Tuesday and saw a man who came up a little short at the check-out. To be truthful, I was going to help but was beat to it by someone else.
The pollen is kicking my butt worse than any Spring in memory. I’ve sneezed enough already and coughed plenty too
Quote of the Day: “I base my fashion taste on what doesn’t itch”…Gilda Radner