Wednesday, January 15th
Happy Strawberry Ice Cream Day ! Happy and Strawberry Ice Cream fit together, agree ?
It’s Hat Day ! Don a Lid and go in style today1844: The University of Notre Dame received its charter from the state of Indiana
1889: The Coca-Cola Company is incorporated
1982: “Triangle” magazine published the rules for a brand new game. The original rules involved attaching a peach baskets to a suspended board. Yep, it’s Basketball today
1967: The first Super Bowl is played in Los Angeles. Green Bay defeats Kansas City 35-10
2001: Wikipedia goes online
2009: US Airways Flight 1549 ditches safely in the Hudson River after the plane collides with birds less than two minutes after take-off. Captain Chesley B. Sullenberger becomes an instant hero
In the News: School Board approves pay increase for themselves…Board sets work session to address facility needs at Sugar Loaf Elementary…Town Board sets work session for next week…Man dies after being shot by Wilkes County Deputy…Taylorsville man jailed for probation violation…Alexander County woman behind bars in Catawba County
Weather: Dense Fog Advisory for this morning, still warm today. Sunshine on Thursday
Sports: Cougar Hoops swept at Freedom…Duke falls at Clemson…Luke announces retirement after 8 seasons…Panthers get a new OC and DC…App lands at 19 in final poll…Cora And Rex Sox announce split
Happy Birthday: Charo, Randy White, Mario Van Peebles, Chad Lowe, Drew Brees, Pitbull
Somehow, this makes sense. According to pest control company Orkin, the city in the United States with the biggest infestation of Bed Bugs is…….Washington DC ! By the way, Greensboro is listed as 25th. Don’t let the Bed Bugs Bite !
Sad that Luke Kuechly has decided to retire but I sorta saw it coming. He had probably lost about a half step and of course the concussion issues, but it was obvious he was not making some plays this past season that he made in the past. Thanks Luuuuuke !
I’ve made this trip in for many years. This morning was the thickest fog ever
Quote of the Day: “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is, ‘What are you doing for others ?”… Martin Luther King Jr (Born this day in 1929)