* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * F E B R U A R Y 12th * * * * * D A Y 43 of 2018 * * * * * *
It’s Lincoln’s Birthday. Abraham Lincoln was born this day in 1809
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill began accepting students in 1795. UNC is considered the first public university in America although the University of Georgia also makes claim to it
The NAACP was founded in 1909
Construction begins on the Gateway Arch in St. Louis in 1963
1999: After being impeached in the House of Representatives, President Bill Clinton is acquitted in the United States Senate by two votes
In the News: Filing period begins today for 2018 Elections…Taylorsville McDonald’s closes, new one coming…ne airlifted from Eastern Alexander crash…Man arrested after fatal Catawba County crash…Wilkes man facing over 50 counts of sex offense with a child…second case of Whooping Cough confirmed in Watauga County Schools
Clouds and Showers
Cougar Hoops close regular season with losses, Tournament begins Tuesday…Luke leads Heels over Pack…Duke gets win without Bagley…Hornets lose….Bowman put Dale Jr’s old ride on the point at Daytona…Cubs get an import
Happy Birthday: Maud Adams, Michael McDonald, Josh Brolin, Christina Ricci, Brad Keselowski
The Winter Olympics got a jolt over the weekend with a Wardrobe Malfunction. If I would have known it was going to happen, I would have been watching. While on the subject of the Olympics, I wonder if the guy from North Korea with the bad haircut is watching ?
Have you tried a Tide Pod yet ? Me neither
By any measure, that was a Yukky Weekend ! When will we see Sunshine Again ?
Quote of the Day: “Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man’s character, give him power”…Abraham Lincoln