W E D N E S D A Y***** M A R C H 15th*****Day 75 of 2017*****
It’s the “Ides of March”, so named when Julius Caesar was assassinated in 44 BC
Happy Buzzards Day ! I just can’t think of anything good to say about a Buzzard though
Christopher Columbus arrived in Spain after his first voyage to the “New World” in 1493
The first “Blood Bank” opened in Chicago this day in 1937
Oil was discovered in Saudi Arabia in 1938. How did they miss it till then ?
The epic film “The Godfather” opened in New York City in 1972. In my opinion it’s the 2nd best film ever, it’s sequel Godfather II is the best movie ever made.
In the News: The owner of Brushy Mountain Golf Club has filed a lawsuit against County Schools..School Board approves budget for Head Start Program…Virginia authorities believe a wanted fugitive might be in Alexander County…Taylorsville man arrested on weapons charge…Judge sets date to decide fate of Burke County Motel
Cold and Windy Today. Brrrrrrr !!!
County Sixth graders can now participate in middle school sports (except football)…Cougar Softball rolls over N Lincoln…AC Soccer wins on a cold day…Wake’s dance don’t last long…LRU’s Softball win streak snapped…
Happy Birthday: Ruth Bader Ginsberg, Fabio, Brett Michaels, Eva Longoria
Around 1am this morning I was shaken from my Winter nap. A helicopter was flying so low over my home that it was rattling the rafters. Wow, that was scary but apparently it was not an emergency here in the County.
It’s Pi Day ! No, not Pie (which I love) but PI which I don’t understand. Only Math Geeks get it, I’m lucky to add and subtract
I’ll have my highly anticipated Final Four Picks Thursday.
Wow , more than 15,000 hits on this website in the last two days….
Quote of the Day: “I’m Six Foot-Eleven. My Birthday covers three Days”…Darryl Dawkins