* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * A P R I L 25th * * * * * D A Y 115 of 2018 * * * * *
It’s Golf Day ! Why not get in a round ?
Happy Hug a Plumber Day ! Make it a quick hug, they charge by the hour
It’s Administrative Professional’s Day. We don’t call them secretaries anymore, give them a hug too
Nicolas J. Pelletier of France becomes the first person executed by Guillotine in 1792
New York becomes the first state to require automobile license plates in 1901
Delegates from around 50 Nations met is San Francisco to form the United Nations in 1945
American schoolgirl Samantha Smith is invited to visit the Soviet Union by its leader Yuri Andropov after he read her letter in which she expressed fears about nuclear war in 1983
In the News: Duke Energy will start raising water level on Lake Hickory…Stony Point man charged with having drugs while in jail…Taylorsville man charged with Probation Violation…Lenoir man sent to prison for sexual offense with minor…Newton man sentenced to prison for sexual exploitation of minor…Troutman man given prison term for murder
The Rain will end today and none too soon
Cougar Athletics will try to start making up some Rain-Outs today…NBA Playoffs still don’t have me tingling..NHL Playoffs do have me tingling but they took the night off…Panthers might make a trade up or down in draft…Angels hand Boston 3rd straight loss…Braves set to call up Phenom
Happy Birthday: Al Pacino, Talia Shire, Joe Buck, Renée Zellweger, Tim Duncan, Sara Paxton
Happy Birthday To Sipe Lumber. The Alexander County business is 80 years old and better than ever. Visit today as they celebrate with vendors, demonstrations, and Prizes !
It’s rained so much, I caught a 4 lb Bass off my back deck. I don’t live on the Lake either
Win some Free Chicken on the Radio this morning
Quote of the Day: “Only the mediocre are always at their best”…Jean Giraudoux