Tuesday, May 11th. 131 of 2021
Happy Eat What You Want Day !
It’s Ego Awareness Day !
1812: British Prime Minister Spencer Perceval is assassinated in the lobby of the British House of Commons
1910: An act of the U.S. Congress establishes Glacier National Park in Montana
1947: The tubeless tire is Introduced by the B F Goodrich Company
1965: The Byrds made their TV debut with “Mr Tambourine Man” on NBC’s “Hullabaloo”
1960: Nazi Adolf Eichmann is captured by the Israeli Mossad in Argentina
1996: After departure from Miami, a fire started by improperly handled chemical oxygen generators in the cargo hold of Atlanta-bound ValuJet Flight 592. The plane crashed in the Florida Everglades, killing all 110 on board
2001: Attorney General John Ashcroft approve d a 30-day delay of the execution of convicted Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh
In the News: Taylorsville man arrested for violation of sex-offender status…10 new cases of COVID-19 reported Monday in Alexander County…COVID-Cluster at Caldwell County School…County Board of Education meets this evening…Statesville woman charged in Alexander County…Hiddenite man behind bars after resisting arrest
Weather: Clouds gather, temps will drop today
Sports: Lady Cougar Softball hosts Regional Final tonight at Central Park…Cougar Baseball scheduled today at South Caldwell moved to Wednesday…Canes lose 3rd straight to close regular season…Crawdads home opener is tonight…Tebow will take a shot at Jaguar roster as a tight end
Happy Birthday: Louis Farrakhan, Eric Burdon, Dr Robert Jarvik, Frances Fisher, Mike Lupica, Martha Quinn, Cam Newton
While in line at the drive-thru, I noticed a significant line at the gas station across the street. I’m growing wearing of waiting for everything. I’ve yet to notice any lines at the places pleading for employees
Turn on the Radio or click online at 7:45 this morning. Alexander Central Softball Coach Kylie Hamby will be live to talk about tonight’s West Regional Final !
Quote of the Day: “There’s no business like show business”…Irving Berlin (Born this day in 1888)