* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * * M A Y 23rd * * * * * D A Y 143 of 2018 * * * * *
Happy Turtle Day ! Take your time,they do
The Canadian Parliament establishes the North-West Mounted Police, the forerunner of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police in 1873
Iowa State University established America’s first School of Veterinary Medicine in 1879
1934: Infamous American bank robbers Bonnie and Clyde are ambushed by police and killed in Bienville Parish, Louisiana
The NBA approves the transfer of the Philadelphia Warriors to San Francisco in 1962. The team is now located in Oakland and known as the Golden State Warriors
2015: At least 46 people are killed as a result of floods caused by a tornado in Texas and Oklahoma
In the News: Wilkes County Trooper dies in crash…Chase by Highway Patrol begins in Alexander County ends with a crash in Catawba County…Another assault of an Officer at Alexander Prison…Man charged for soliciting a Catawba County minor…Boone Police arrest two on armed robbery charge
Some Sunshine, Some Clouds, Maybe a Boomer late in the day
Lady Cougars survive and take game one, it wasn’t easy…Newton Conover hires new Football coach…Rockets shut down the Warriors…A Game VII in NHL tonight…NFL Owner approve new Panther owner…Braves get a win
Happy Birthday: Joan Collins, John Newcombe, Marvelous Marvin Hagler, Drew Carey, Jewel
One little suggestion for new Panther owner David Tepper, wear the powder blue jerseys more often !
You should have seen the look on the faces this morning when I didn’t order Oatmeal and an Egg McMuffin at the New Taylorsville McDonalds. They weren’t expecting that, I’m Lovin it !
Quote of the Day: “Indeed it is possible to stand with one foot on the inevitable ‘banana peel’ of life with both eyes peering into the Great Beyond, and still be happy, comfortable, and serene – if we will even so much as smile”…Douglas Fairbanks ( Born this Day in 1883)