* * * * * M O N D A Y * * * * * M A R C H 5th * * * * * D A Y 64 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Cheese Doodle Day ! No wonder some people’s fingers are orange
Boston Massacre: In 1770, Five Americans are fatally shot by British troops in an event that would contribute to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War
George Westinghouse patents the air brake in 1872
1946: Winston Churchill coins the phrase “Iron Curtain” in a speech. It becomes a catch phrase for the former Soviet Union throughout the Cold War
Joseph Stalin, the longest serving leader of the Soviet Union dies in 19531963: Patsy Cline dies in a plane crash in Tennessee in 1963
In the News: Teen confesses to threats at ACHS…County Commissioners meet this evening…Fire damages Hiddenite home Saturday morning…Taylorsville woman nabbed for shoplifting…Statesville man charged with shooting incident…Truck crash snarls traffic in I-40 in Catawba County
Cougar Baseball off to 2-0 start after dramatic win Saturday…ACC Tournament this week…North Wilkes Women make it to State Championship Game…Harvick wins again, and it wasn’t close…Lefty ends victory droughtHappy Birthday: Fred Williamson, Samantha Eggar, Penn Jillette Joel Osteen, Michael Irvin, Eva Mendes
Here’s hoping things are back to normal today at Alexander Central High School and all of the schools in the area that have been the object of threats in the last several weeks. Hats off to Taylorsville Police for their work on ending a week of tension for us all. Social media was flooded with some pretty misinformed rants this weekend but what’s unusual about that ?
The bag of goodies all the Oscar Nominees gets is worth $100,000. What’s in it ?
It’s March, let the Madness begin
Quote of the Day: “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated”…Confucius