* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * A P R I L 26th * * * * D A Y 116 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Pretzel Day !
Find an Australian, It’s Hug an Aussie Day !
1607: English colonists make landfall at Cape Henry, Virginia
1865: John Wilkes Booth is killed by the U.S. Federal Cavalry
1933: The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established
1986: A nuclear reactor accident occurs at the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant in the Soviet Union (now Ukraine), creating the world’s worst nuclear disaster
2018: Bill Cosby is found guilty of sexual assault
News: Murder suspect from Catawba County found after intense search…Stony Point man among Iredell County’s Most Wanted Fugitives…Taylorsville man charged with trafficking in meth…Taylorsville Police investigating “Smash and Grab”…Hickory Police think three recent armed robberies were committed by same suspect
Weather: Morning Showers, Maybe a Boomer. We clear this afternoon but very Windy
Sports: Lady Cougar Softball lets one slip away on Thursday…Panthers get an edge rusher in draft but is he the answer ?….A tire Hurricane Hockey team begins 2nd round playoff series tonight…Nascar runs really fast this weekend
Happy Birthday: Carol Burnett, Maurice Williams, Bobby Rydell, Gary Wright, Kevin James, Melania Trump, Channing Tatum, Aaron Judge
Spent some time with a couple spending the weekend in Taylorsville and attending MerleFest for the first time. After sneezing, they said “You grow quality pollen around here”
A massive manhunt is over in western North Carolina. Did you see the video of the Catawba County murder suspect being lead from the wilderness of Transylvania County ? He looked like he had enough of living on the land. He’s now behind bars
Some really bad outfits by the young men being drafted last night by the NFL. I know, they’re young and want some swag but geez! In about twenty years, some will look back at what they wore last night and wonder what they were thinking
Quote of the Day:”I bought some batteries but they weren’t included”…Steven Wright