* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * M A Y 22nd * * * * * D A Y 142 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy Accountant’s Day ! They’re not just number crunchers
It’s Sherlock Holmes Day ! Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, the man who wrote the great short stories about the Super Sleuth was born this day in 1859.
The first ever patent for a recliner was granted in 1841. What a great idea !
Mr Rogers Neighborhood premiered on PBS in 1967
Richard Nixon became the first President to visit Russia in 1972
Microsoft released Windows 3.0 in 1990. I think some of the computers here haven’t been upgraded since
158 people died when a Tornado struck Joplin Missouri in 2011
In the News: County Commissioners will hear Manager French’s budget proposal Tuesday…Taylorsville man arrested for indecent exposure…Taylorsville woman charged with larceny…Statesville teen sentenced for stabbing sister…State closing Two Iredell County Rest Stops this week…
Looks like a Wet Monday, and Tuesday, and Wednesday…
Celtics shock Cleveland…It’s 600 Week in Charlotte, All Star Race a little lacking in action…Forget a Triple Crown Winner this year…App wraps up Coach Satt…Cougar Club Golf Tournament accepting teams
Happy Birthday: T Boone Pickens, Ted Kaczynski, Bernard Shaw, Tommy John, Bernie Taupin, Jay Carney, Allison Eastwood, Apolo Ohno
You can buy a plane owned and used by Elvis. It goes up for bid this week but buyer beware, the engines are missing
Clint Eastwood blasts Political Correctness, says he might act again at age of 86
It saddens me that the final show for The Ringling Brothers Circus was last night. After 146 years, the Final Bow !
The fantastic “Band Of Oz” will be at Brushy Mountain Golf Club Friday night. Concert proceeds will go to help “Stop Hunger in Alexander County” as Food Pantries will benefit from the show. Tickets are available now, Call McLindon’s Restaurant at 828-632-7502 or drop by for tickets. I’ll be giving away tickets this week too !
Quote of the Day : “Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life.” –Steve Jobs