* * * * * T H U R S D A Y* * * * * A P R I L 20th * * * * * D A Y 111 of 2017 * * * * *
Happy High Five Day !!! Legend has it the High Five was first used during a sporting event in 1977. Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke did it during a Dodger game. I have to think it goes back even further, maybe the Globetrotters in the 60’s.
The Nation’s First National Park was established by Congress this day in 1832. Do you know the name of the park ?….Answer at the bottom *
Scientists Marie and Pierre Curie isolated the radioactive element Radium in 1902
The Chicago Cubs played their first game at Wrigley Field in 1916. They beat the Reds 7-6 in 11 innings
Columbine. That word makes us all shudder. 13 people died in a school shooting at Columbine High School in Colorado in 1999.
In the News: Street work today in Town… Iredell Officer (From Alex. Co,) lauded for going beyond the call of duty…Massive drug sting in Western North Carolina…Area D.A. settles lawsuit…State Sept. of Transportation hosts area meeting tonight
Warmer, Some Sunshine (Not much…. Some Clouds too
Cougar Baseball places third in tourney…Cook will play in East-West All Star Game…Mad Bum is 0-3 to start the season…Yanks have won 9 of 10…NBA Playoff worse than regular season so far, I didn’t think that was possible…Hockey Playoffs are riveting…NFL Draft begins a week from tonight
Happy Birthday: John Paul Stevens, George Takei, Ryan O’Neal, Steve Spurrier, Jessica Lange, Carmen Electra, Luke Kuechly
You’d be surprised to learn the Major League Baseball player that’s #1 in jersey sales. I sure was ! I’ll tell you who it is on the air this morning
What happened to the Sunshine ?
If you have a sock with a hole in it, should you punch a hole in the other one ?
* Answer: Hot Springs National Park in Arkansas
Quote of the Day: “Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover.” ….Mark Twain