* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * F E B R U A R Y 12th * * * * D A Y 43 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Lincoln’s Birthday ! Abraham Lincoln was born this day in 1809
It’s Visit a Shut-In Day, make someone’s day a little brighter !
1793: The cornerstone for the first building at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill was laid this day. UNC is the first Public University to chartered and the first to accept students despite what the University of Georgia contends, sorry Bulldogs. Hey, at least your football team is better !
1909: The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is founded
1963: Construction begins on the Gateway Arch in St. Louis
1999: After being impeached by the House of Representatives, President Bill Clinton is acquitted by the Senate
2004: Toymaker Matel announces that Barbi and Ken are breaking up. They had met on a TV commercial in 1961
In the News: Man charged with child sex crimes in Alexander County…Double murder investigation continues…Clary Murder Trial could begin today…
Weather: Rain Today, Sunshine returns Wednesday
Sports: Cougar Hoops host Hickory this evening…Monte Sherrill named to prestigious award…Former ACHS Swimmer making it happen in the pool…Hoos Down the Heels…Blue Lucifers on the road tonight…Hornets lose…Lefty wins at Pebble…Panthers give new contract to Eric Reid
Happy Birthday: Bill Russell, Maud Adams, Michael McDonald, Joanna Kerns, Josh Brolin, Christina Ricci, Brad Keselowski
Much sympathy to those who have fallen victim to the flu. I hope you get well soon !
I read where the Measles are making some waves in various parts of the Nation too
The telemarketer thing is getting a bit comical. Some of them just aren’t very bright. Between the bad grammar, and senseless dribble, it makes you wonder who would ever fall that ? I guess someone does from time to time
Quote of the Day: “Don’t interfere with anything in the Constitution. That must be maintained, for it is the only safeguard of our liberties” … Abraham Lincoln