* * * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * M A Y 1st * * * * D A Y 121 of 2019 * * * *
It’s School Bus Drivers Day ! A salute to to everyone who puts out the Stop Sign !
Happy Golf Day !
1707: England, Scotland, and Wales united to form Great Britain
1931: The Empire State Building is dedicated in New York City
1941: The classic film “Citizen Kane” opens in New York City
1948: The People’s Democratic Republic of North Korea is proclaimed
1960: Francis Gary Powers, in a U-2 spyplane, is shot down over the Soviet Union, sparking a diplomatic crisis.
1982: The World’s Fair opens in Knoxville, Tennessee
1999: SpongeBob SquarePants premieres on Nickelodeon
In the News: One airlifted from crash north of Taylorsville on Tuesday… Man gets prison time for Alexander County meth bust…Taylorsville man jailed on fugitive warrant…Man jailed this morning in Alexander County for felony probation violation…Hickory man pleads guilty to murder
Weather: Anther Warm Sunny Day !
Sports: Lady Cougar Softball routs Freedom in Conference Tournament….AC Softball advances in League Tournament with walk off win over St Stephens…Canes at home tonight…Warriors go up 2-0…Lagano visits White House
Happy Birthday: Judy Collins, Rita Coolidge, Ray Parker, Jr., Tim McGraw, Julie Benz
Tragedy at UNC Charlotte on Tuesday. Today, we are all 49rs !
Since it’s May Day, does anyone still dance around the May Pole ?
Quote of the Day: “You’re not famous until my mother has heard of you”…Jay Leno