* * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 8th * * * * * D A Y 128 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s National Teacher’s Day ! A Big hug to all those who stomp out ignorance !
Happy No Socks Day ! I love to go barefoot but hardly ever shoes with no socks. By the way, never go with the sandals and sock look. Only old men in Florida do that and it looks bad on them too !
Today is the day in 1886 when Atlanta pharmacist John Pemberton began marketing his formula that we know as Coca-Cola
It’s V.E. Day. President Truman proclaimed an end of the War in Europe this day in 1945
Muhammad Ali was indicted for refusing induction into the Army in 1967
A 71-day standoff between federal authorities and the American Indian Movement members occupying Wounded Knee, South Dakota ends with the surrender of the militants in 1971
In the News: Today is Primary Day…Taylorsville man charged with assaulting an officer…Checkpoint over weekend nets 35 charges…Man surrenders after 12 hour standoff in Iredell County…Virginia fugitive nabbed in Iredell County…Some Really, Really, Really, Dumb Crook News !
Cougar Playoff Pairing are set, Wednesday will be a busy day…France Family rumored to shopping NASCAR…Cavs finish the Raptors…Caps eliminate the Penguins…Panthers get some badly needed help at running back…Springer has a night for the Astros
Happy Birthday: Toni Tennille, Bill Cowher, Melissa Gilbert, Enrique Iglesias, Kemba Walker
Personally, I’m starting a new slant on life. I am going to try to eat healthier and exercise more. I’m fortunate to to healthy but it’s time to live a little healthier and increase my odds because I’d like to hang around a long time
Vote Today. If you live in Catawba County, there’s more spice in the Sheriff’s race than a bowl of Cajun Gumbo
The host of “Kilgo’s Kanteen” has died. Jimmy Kilgo hosted the show from 1957-1970 on WSOC-TV. He was 87
NASCAR for Sale ? It might be a good deal and it will be cheaper than buying the Panthers
Quote of the Day: “If you can’t convince them, confuse them”…Harry S. Truman (Born this day, 1884)