* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * A P R I L 18th * * * * D A Y 108 of 2019 * * * *Happy High Five Day ! The High Five was purportedly invented by Dusty Baker and Glenn Burke in 1977. These two Los Angeles Dodgers members were celebrating a particularly important success in a game
1775: Paul Revere and other riders warn the countryside of British troop movements
1923: The original Yankee Stadium opens in the Bronx
1930: The British Broadcasting Corporation announced that “there is no news” in their evening report
1983: A suicide bomber in Lebanon destroys the United States embassy in Beirut, killing 63 people.
1999: Wayne Gretzky plays his final game in the National Hockey League
In the News: Harbinson wins award from State Bar Association…Alexander County 911 featured in publication…Taylorsville man jailed in Conover this morning…Stony Point man arrested on multiple charges…Taylorsville man facing drug charges…Missing teen in Lincoln County
Weather: Enjoy the nice weather today, Friday could be a Monsoon
Sports: Hammer pitches No-Hitter….Cougar Softball wins again…Canes host Caps tonight in Raleigh…Braves lose late again…Winning streak over for Astros…Panthers schedule released, they have a game set for London
Happy Birthday: Hayley Mills, James Woods, Rick Moranis, Eric Roberts, Jeff Dunham, Conan O’Brien, Maria Bello, Melissa Joan Hart, Kourtney Kardashian
An interesting new study says that Women are better at hiding infidelity than men
Hmmm, I suggest that France have Russel Greene and Mark Earle from the Alexander County Fire Marshall’s Office make the trip to Paris to determine what cause the Notre Dame fire. It looks like they can’t figure it out
Congratulations to Alexander Central pitcher Bryson Hammer. He pitched a no-hitter against St Stephens on Wednesday. Wouldn’t it be something to see him and his brother pitch in the majors ?
More Free Chicken on the Radio this morning as we celebrate Poultry Month
Quote of the Day: “Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot”..Groucho Marx