* * * * * T U E S D AY * * * * * A P R I L 17th * * * * * D A Y 107 of 2018 * * * * *It’s Mustang Day ! The first Ford Mustang rolled off the assembly line this day in 1964
Happy Tax Deadline Day ! Why did I say that, there’s nothing happy about it
Mary Surrat was charged as a coconspirator in the Lincoln assasination in 1865. She would eventually be hanged
1961: The Bay of Pigs Invasion: A group of Cuban exiles financed and trained by the CIA lands at the Bay of Pigs in Cuba with the aim of ousting Fidel Castro. It failed and failed miserably
1970: The ill-fated Apollo 13 spacecraft returns to Earth safely. I love that movie, just love it !
Erik and Lyle Menendez were sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing their parents in 1996
In the News: Commissioner release statement about Alex Early College relocation…Bomb threat at Catawba County High School…Body found in Lake Norman…Man charged with Hickory shooting…Section of Blue ridge Parkway in Watauga County has re-opened
Sunny, Warmer, but still very Windy
Anderson gets honor…Elder inducted in NCHSAA Hall of Fame…Cougar Men’s Tennis still rolling…Kyle Busch wins rain delayed race at Bristol…Duke loses the last of starting 5…Yurtseven transferring to Georgetown…NBA and NHL Playoffs continueHappy Birthday: Olivia Hussey, Sean Bean, Jennifer Garner, Victoria Beckham
Avoid area of 7th St SW in Taylorsville today. Some repair work on a sewer line will be ongoing. The work should be completed sometime in the afternoon according to Town Manager David Odom
Harry Anderson of “Night Court” fame has passed. He was living in Asheville, moving there from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. Anderson was 65.
Hats off to the Central Alexander Fire Department. They made four kids smile with new bicycles Saturday. Check out the photos on the website. There is nothing on earth like seeing a kid smile !
Some more Free Chicken this morning on the Radio. We’re celebrating April is Poultry Month !
Quote of the Day: “My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it’s on your plate”-Thornton Wilder ( Born this day 1897)