* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * F E B R U A R Y 15th * * * * * D A Y 46 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Gum Drop Day !
It’s Hippo Day, they are kinda ugly to be honest. I’m sure their Mother loves them though
Remember the Maine ! In 1898, the battleship USS Maine explodes and sinks in Havana harbor killing 274. This event leads the United States to declare war on Spain
1933: President Franklin Roosevelt escapes an assassination attempt in Miami. The Mayor of Miami dies in the attack
A new red-and-white maple leaf design is adopted as the flag of Canada in 1965
A meteor explodes over Russia, injuring 1,500 people in 2015
In the News: Reese files for another term on County Commission…High speed chase ends with crash in Bethlehem…Taylorsville man charged with larceny…Three now charged with murder in Burke Kidnapping and Missing Person Investigation…Caldwell County man will not be charged with murder after fatal shooting…Wilkes authorities looking for man wanted in over 50 break-ins
Warm Today, High reaching 70 !!!
Five Alexander Central Wrestlers on the mats today at State Championships…Duke, State, and Wake get ACC Hoop wins Wednesday night…Hornets win in Magic Kingdom…American woman wins Gold in Skiing…Twin Qualifying Races today at Daytona
Happy Birthday: Claire Bloom , Jane Seymour, Matt Groening
Another horrific school shooting, this time in Florida. Have we become numb to this? I was at first when I heard the news, then I gave it some thought and the saddened anger commenced. Everything you read about the suspect points to him being a ticking time bomb, so sad
An Arkansas woman has carried and delivered her daughter’s baby. “I was just a valet” she says
Quote of the Day: “I want my children to have everything I couldn’t afford, then move in with them”…Phyllis Diller