* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * M A Y 7th * * * * * D A Y 127 of 2019 * * * * *
It’s National Teachers Day and it’s Teacher Appreciation Week ! Can’t blame my shortcomings on teachers, I had some good ones
It’s World Asthma Day
1718: The city of New Orleans is founded
1840: A Tornado strikes Natchez, Mississippi killing 317 people
1945: Germany signs a treaty of unconditional surrender ending WWII in Europe. It takes effect the following day
1946: Tokyo Telecommunications Engineering is founded. It’s known today as Sony
1998: Daimler-Benz buys the Chrysler Corporation
In the News: Thousands left without power after Monday afternoon crash south of Taylorsville…Board of Elections to hold seminar on Voter ID…Hiddenite man facing twenty counts involving child sex offenses…Taylorsville man charged with assault…Conover man nabbed after Bethlehem Break In…Woman shot, man commits suicide in Lenoir
Weather: Warm and Sunny !
Sports: Playoff Tuesday in Taylorsville…AC Softball and Baseball both host 1st Round State Playoff Games today…East Baseball wins again…Watuaga will have one coach for both Men’s and women’s Hoops…Canes know their next foe…Rockets pull even with Warriors…Truex tames the Monster…Panthers cut a safety
Happy Birthday: Thelma Houston, Bill Kreutzmann, Robbie Knievel, Traci Lords, Alex Smith
The Prince and the Duchess are the proud parents of a baby boy. How would you like to be that kid?
On the other side of the childbirth spectrum, I read a story about a woman giving birth to a daughter while in jail. It happened in Florida. Good luck to that little girl, let’s hope life gets better
What? Also in Florida, an officer arrested a woman who was hiding a small alligator in her pants, no kidding !
Quote of the Day: “The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well”…Joe Ancis