* * * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 17t h * * * * * D A Y 137 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s World Hypertension Day ! What makes your Blood Boil ?
1792: At 70 Wall Street, New York, The New York Stock Exchange is founded
Aristides wins the first Kentucky Derby in 1875
1954: The Supreme Court hands down a unanimous decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. The ruling led to the desgregation of schools
1996: Megan’s Law is signed into law. It requires neighborhood notiification when a registered sex offender moves in. It’s named after 7 year old Megan Kanka of New Jersey who was raped and murdered
The first legal same-sex marriages in the U.S. are performed in the state of Massachusetts in 2004
In the News: Study suggests County open an ABC store in Bethlehem…New Taylorsville McDonalds is open…Long View Police investigating fatal hit and run…Taylorsville man charged with obtaining drugs by fraud…Shots fired at Newton home…Relay for Life Rained Out, make-up date to to be announced
Cougar Softball hopes today is not last practice of year…Cougar Football in Spring workouts…It’s Official, Panthers are sold…Rockets pull even with Warriors…Vegas melting the ice…Verlander on his game…Braves beat the Cubs
Happy Birthday: Sugar Ray Leonard, Bob Saget, Simon Fuller, Craig Ferguson, Danny Manning, Matt Ryan
I read a story about a woman being mauled to death by a group of dogs in Oklahoma. Most of the dogs in the pack of 7 were said to Dachshunds. True Story, very sad but true
You’re invited to a Lunch and Learn at Addiction Recovery Medical Services of Taylorsville today. You can tour the facility, meet the doctors, learn about the faith based programs, and enjoy a light lunch. They’re located at 31 East Main Avenue, just across from the Taylorsville Times Office.
You know you live in a small town when the biggest social event so far this year is the opening of a new McDonalds. I’m lovin’ it !
Quote of the Day: “Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who’ll argue with you”…John Wodden