* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 8 th * * * * * D A Y 124 of 2017 * * * * *
It’s Firefighter’s Day ! Salute to all those who carry the hose
It’s Password Day. I have so many it’s scary
Dutch explorer Peter Minuit landed on what is now Manhattan Island in 1626. He would but the island eventually from Native Americans for $24 in cloth and buttons
Rhode Island was granted it’s independence from England, 2 months before The Declaration of Independence in 1776
Ohio National Guardsmen opened fire on student protesters at Kent State University in Ohio this day in 1970. Four were killed and nine were wounded
Margaret Thatcher became Britain’s first female Prime Minister in 1979
In the News: Second Suspect arrested after Tuesday larceny and chase…Taylorsville man arrested with hatchet in hand…Stony Point woman charged with larceny…Man and Woman nabbed with drugs during traffic stop…Police looking for “Ball Cap Bandit”….Child porn website shut down in Lenoir…Wilkes Regional Medical Center changing name
Clouds, Showers, Thunderstorms, and Cooler Temps
Cougar Softball falls in Tournament Semi…AC Baseball will play to Championship…ACHS names new Women’s Hoop Coach…Spurs win and lose…Pens lose and win…Heels get a player back…Bad Blood in Boston
Happy Birthday: George F Will, Randy Travis, Erin Andrews, Rory McIlroy
The Opioid Epidemic is getting worse.
I’ll explain this morning why all those Charlotte streets are named after Sharon ! Who was Sharon ?
Countdown to Apple Blossom Festival. It happens Saturday in Taylorsville
Quote of the Day: “Not all readers become leaders, but all leaders must be readers.”…Harry S Truman