* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 15th * * * * * * D A Y 15 of 2018 * * * * * *
It’s Martin Luther King jr Day
Happy National Hat Day ! Put on your favorite lid
University of Notre Dame receives its charter from the state of Indiana in 1844
Fort Fisher in Wilmington, NC falls to the Union, thus cutting off the last major seaport of the Confederacy in 1865
The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is incorporated in Atlanta in 1889
The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles. The Green Bay Packers defeat the Kansas City Chiefs 35–10 in 1967
2009: Captain Chesley Sullenberger emergency landed a US Airways Flight bound for Charlotte in the Hudson River in New York City. All 155 passengers survived after the plane collided with birds a few minutes after take-off.
In the News: Taylorsville Fugitive arrested Sunday…Alexander County woman arrested Sunday in Catawba County…Man arrested in connection with a series of Statesville shootings…Boone man sentenced to 150 years in prison…Conover man hits big jackpot in Lottery…City and County Offices closed today for King Holiday
Sunny and Cold
Miracle in Minneapolis…The NFL Final Four is set…Panthers make it official, Norv Turner takes over as Offensive Coordinator…Cougar Hoops have rough night in Hickory…Duke gets win without Coach K…Heels win sloppy game in South Bend
Happy Birthday: Mario Van Peebles, Chad Lowe, Pitbull, Drew Brees
Can you imagine the terror people in Hawaii experienced Saturday morning when a false Missile Attack Alert was issued ? How could this possibly have happened, was it as simple as someone pushing a wrong button ?
Not real sure I’m over the end of that Vikings-Saints game Sunday. What a finish, what a wiff on that tackle attempt !
We lost Keith Jackson over the weekend. He was the voice of College Football for a generation and will never be forgotten. Whoa, Nelly !!!Quote of the Day: “The time is always right to do what is right”…Martin Luther King Jr, Born this day 1929