* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * J A N U A R Y 18th * * * * * D A Y 18 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Winnie the Pooh Day ! A.A. Milne the creator of the lovable Bruin was born this day in 1882
It’s Thesaurus Day. I seldom use one because I am one ! Vocabulary is like anything else that you have, if you don’t use it….Why have it ?
1778 – James Cook is the first known European to discover the Hawaiian Islands, which he names the “Sandwich Islands” I’m glad the name was changed, the TV series “Sandwich Five-0” just don’t have the same ring to it
1911 – Eugene B. Ely lands on the deck of the USS Pennsylvania anchored in San Francisco Bay, the first time an aircraft landed on a ship
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is officially observed for the first time in all 50 states in 1993The Eagles Glenn Frey dies in 2016. He was 67
In the News: Snowstorm turns area into Winter Wonderland…No School Today…County Offices open at 10am…Highway Patrol looking for Hit and Run Driver that struck pedestrian in Stony Point….Iredell man faces over 70 child sex charges…
After a cold start, things start to warm some today, much warmer this weekend !
Cougars Hoops host West Caldwell Friday Night, Wrestling team at West….Hornets begin home stand with a bang…Wolfpack at Wake Forest tonight…Is Tom Brady injured? Dale Jr hits a tree while being a good egg
Happy Birthday” Bobby Goldsboro, Kevin Costner, Julius Peppers, Jason Segel
The need for blood is critical. The Community Blood Center of the Carolinas will have a drive today at Catawba Valley Medical Center from 11am-4pm. You get a nice long sleeve T Shirt when you donate. A drive is also scheduled Sunday at the Crosspoint Church. The Drive will be at ACHS from 11:30-2:30. The Bethlehem Fire and Rescue Station will host a drive Monday from 4-7pm. Don’t just think about giving, DO IT !!!
I just can’t say enough about our local NC Department of Transportation. The trip in this morning went without a single slip and I’m thankful. Be careful because it is SLICK ! Did I make it to the station this morning? Of course, I’m not a Girly Man.
You know the winter is rough when it has to get warmer to snow ! The world might be changing too, I know a few people other than me that didn’t go to the market for milk and breadQuote of the Day: “We’re Keeping this field” Ray Kinsella played by Kevin Costner in “Field of Dreams”