* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * F E B R U R A R Y 5th * * * * * D A Y 36 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Weatherperson’s Day ! Despite all the complaining, they’re on the mark nearly every time
Happy “Shower With A Friend” day ! It’s the thing to do, it’s healthy, it’s refreshing, and it’s good for the environment because it saves water
1869: The largest gold nugget in history, called the “Welcome Stranger”, is found in Australia
A hydrogen bomb is lost by the Air Force off the coast of Savannah, Georgia, never to be recovered in 1958
The Boston Celtics retired Larry Bird’s #33 in 1993
Byron De La Beckwith is convicted of the 1963 murder of civil rights leader Medgar Evers in 1994
2017: The New England Patriots win Super Bowl after trailing the Atlanta Falcons by 25. They win 34-28 in overtime
In the News: Alexander County Schools on Two Hour delay due to black ice and freezing fog this morning… County Commissioners have busy agenda for tonight’s meeting…New Stony Point Library opens today…Wilkes man free on bond awaiting murder trial charged with another murder…Statesville man charged with statutory rape…Former Hickory Police dispatcher nabbed in Catawba County drug investigation
Some Sunshine after a Dreary Sunday. Be careful some black ice this morning !
The Super Bowl was SUPER !!!…Former Cougar Softball Great makes Preseason All- America Team…AC Hoops have rough Friday night against Freedom…Duke stunned in the Big Apple…Hornets get Super Sunday Win
Happy Birthday: Henry Aaron, Roger Staubach, Darrell Waltrip, Laura Linney, Sara Evans
Without question, the Super Bowl Was one of the best ever. Lots of complaining about the Halftime Show, I have no opinion, I didn’t see it because I was certain there would be no wardrobe malfunction. Watching it did keep me up past my bedtime. The Alarm Clock this morning was…Alarming !
A close watch on the Stock Market today after a big drop last Friday.
Probably a good idea to be ordering those flowers for Valentine’s Day
Quote of the Day: “I looked for the same pitch my whole career, a breaking ball. All of the time. I never worried about the fastball. They couldn’t throw it past me, none of them”…Henry AaRon