* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 15th * * * * * D AY 135 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Straw Hat Day !
It’s Peace Officers Memorial Day. We should honor those who died protecting us, Salute !
President Lincoln signs a bill into law creating the Department of Agriculture in 1862
McDonald’s opens its first restaurant in San Bernardino, California this day in 1940. The new Taylorsville restaurant will open Thursday
1972: In Laurel, Maryland, Arthur Bremer shoots and paralyzes Alabama Governor George Wallace while he is campaigning to become President
After more than eight years of fighting, the Soviet Army begins to withdraw troops from Afghanistan in 1988
In the News: County Manager Proposes Flat Budget…Taylorsville man charged with attempted murder…Incident leads to injuries at Alexander Prison…Taylorsville man arrested for probation violation…Man charged after armed robbery at Maiden grocery store…Hickory man arrested with three pounds of meth
Some Clouds and a bit cooler, Rain is coming
Cougars Softball at home tonight in Round III Playoff Action….AC Baseball on the road at Crest…Supreme Court gives States the go ahead to legalize Sports Betting…Warrior ground the Rockets in Game I…Panthers new owner is…Best Record in National League belongs to Atlanta Braves
Happy Birthday: K.T. Oslin, George Brett, Dan Patrick, John Smoltz, Laura Hillenbrand, Ray Lewis, Jamie-Lynn Sigler
Two of my all-time favorite Baseball players, Brett and Smoltz !
Strides have been made in the last 50 years when it comes to parents exposing their children to second hand smoke. That’s good news but now more and more parents are exposing their children to second hand marijuana smoke. That’s enough to make me scream. No excuse for that, None, None whatsoever !
The Supreme Court has decided that states can allow betting on sports. It’s part of our culture where you like it or not, why should Nevada get all the gravy. North Carolina will blow it, they always do, instead of following….lead one time. It’s Free Money, just like the Lottery.
Another young lady called me sir at the gym on Monday. I’m starting to suspect a conspiracy
Quote of the Day: “It’s dangerous to be sincere unless you’re also stupid”…George Bernard Shaw