W E D N E S D A Y, F E B R U A R Y , 8th
It’s Fly a Kite Day. ! I can’t recall the last time I flew a kite and that’s significant because it fascinated me when I was a kid. I kept wanting to do it a thunderstorm like Ben Franklin did but my parents wouldn’t allow it.
It’s also Laugh and Get Rich Day ! I laugh a lot but I’m sure I’d laugh more if my ship came in
The Boy Scouts of America were incorporated this day in 1910
The last edition of “The Saturday Evening Post” was published in 1969
The US Senate named 9 members to the Watergate Commission to oversee the investigation into President Nixon’s involvement in the scandal in 1973. Senator Sam Ervin of Morganton was named the Chairman.
In the News: ***Large Chicken House Fire this morning in Ellendale Community*** Water Tap fees will double on July 1st in Alexander County…Rowan County Fugitive arrested in Alexander County…Two Taylorsville Women facing charges…Fatal fire in Morganton…Shigellosis discovered at another Burke County School…Hickory man gets 26 years for murder of girlfriend
Dense Fog Advisory This morning….Clouds and Showers
Cougar Hoops Sweeps Statesville on Senior Night…Irish beat the Deacs…Hornets end losing streak…Hurricanes get shellacked..More fallout from the Wake Forest football scandal…Some Baseball deals…
Happy Birthday: Ted Koppel, Nick Nolte, Mary Steenburgen, John Grisham, Vince Neal, Alonzo Mourning
Comedian Irwin Corey has died at 102. He was to say the least, different
I think I cooked last night. I put some fish fillets in the oven and microwaved a bag of steamed veggies. That’s cooking, right ?
Quote of the Day: “Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it”….Stevie Wonder