* * * * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * * F E B R U A R Y 27th * * * * * D A Y 58 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Strawberry Day ! How can you think of strawberries and not smile ?
It’s Pokemon Day. The first edition of the game was released this day in 1996 on the Nintendo Gaemboy
New Orleans held it’s first Mardi Gras celebration in 1827
The Supreme Court upheld the 19th Amendment to the Constitution in 1922. The ruling guaranteed women the right to vote
People Magazine is sold for the first time in 1974
U.S. President George H. W. Bush announces that “Kuwait is liberated” in 1991
Fred Rogers dies in 2003 at the age of 74
In the News: Hiddenite man facing child abuse charges….Two Alexander County men arrested Monday on felony charges…Iredell Authorities searching for man for shoplifting in Stony Point store…County Sheriff’s Office has produced a video spotlighting their most wanted suspects…Man killed in Catawba County crash…McDowell County Register of Deeds hit with restraining order
Sunny but cooler today
Cougar Spring Sports Schedule begins Wednesday….Devils humbled by Hokies…Heels host Miami tonight…Panthers cut two pricey veterans in Salary Cap purge…NFL wants Cowboy owner to “Pony Up”
Happy Birthday: Joanne Woodward, Ralph Nader, Howard Hesseman, James Worthy, Adam Baldwin, Chelsea Clinton, Josh Groban
Outpouring of emotion and universal respect after the death of Billy Graham is like nothing I’ve ever seen. It’s almost unanimous, when was the last time anything was unanimous ?
Former Atlanta Brave and soon to be Hall of Famer, Chipper Jones issues statement about assault rifles and says they should not be allowed to be owned by the general public, ever ! Chipper and I agree again
Would you buy a self driving car ?
Even Heather Locklear can look less than her best in a mug shot. She was arrested over weekend in California for domestic battery
Quote of the Day: “You know how advice is. You only want it if it agrees with what you wanted to do anyway”…John Steinbeck ( Born this Day in 1902)