* * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * A P R I L 17th * * * * * D A Y 107 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Easter Monday
It’s Ford Mustang Day ! The 1st Mustang rolled off an assembly line this day in 1964
Christopher Columbus signed a contract with Spain to find a passage to Asia and India this day in 1492
The game “Snooker” was invented in 1875
Jackie Robinson got his first Major League Hit, a bunt single in 1947
Apollo 13 crew members returned to Earth after a near disaster in 1970
In the News: County Commissioners will meet Tuesday night…Alexander County Library 50th Anniversary celebrated all week… Taylorsville Police arrest man after chase and crash…Taylorsville Officer nearly hit by driver at traffic stop…McDowell County Wildfire nearing 2,000 acres…Burke County “High Rise” will come down
Some clouds, maybe a shower today
Cougar Baseball begins play in Easter Tournament this afternoon…NFL Draft in Ten Days…NBA Playoff Begin…Hockey Playoffs are underway…Braves like their new Ballpark…Yankees have won 7 in a row
Happy Birthday: Sean Bean, Boomer Esiason, Liz Phair, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham
Hope everyone had a great Easter. Did you find an egg ?
The World’s Oldest Person has died at 117
The smoke from the big fire in McDowell County had drifted our way. It was pretty significant Sunday along with the Yello Pollen Fog.
Win Some Chicken this Week on the Radio. The local Cooperative Extension Service is giving away Free Chicken all week. Answer a Poultry Question ( Easy Questions) and win some Free Chicken
Quote of the Day: “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it”… Napoleon