* * * * F R I D A Y * * * * M A Y 10th * * * * D A Y 130 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Clean Up Your Room Day ! What if i don’t ?
Tonight is Stay Up All Night Night ! It don’t have the appeal it once did
1773: Great Britain passed the Tea Act, It didn’t play well on this side of the Atlantic
1869: The First Transcontinental Railroad, linking the eastern and western United States, is completed
at Promontory Summit, Utah
1908: Mother’s Day is observed for the first time in the United States, in Grafton, West Virginia
1924: J. Edgar Hoover is appointed first Director of the FBI. He would hold the post until 1972
1969: The American And National Football Leagues announce a plan to merge
1994: Nelson Mandela is inaugurated as South Africa’s first black president
In the News: Stony Point woman being held under $250,000 bond…Man arrested this morning for trafficking in meth…Child drown in Morganton pool…Burke County man charged with California murder that happened more than 30 years ago…Wilkes woman give prison time for sexual assault of minor…Conover Police raid illegal gaming parlor
Weather: The Weekend looks wet
Sports: Cougar Baseball advances to Round III of State Playoffs…Lady Cougars take a thumping…Canes have a bad third period…Philly and Portland force Game VII’s in NBA…South Carolina sweetens the port for Panther Headquarters…Greg Olsen shows why his pure class, again!
Happy Birthday: Dave Mason, Mark David Chapman, Chris Berman, Bono, Kenan Thompson, Missy Franklin
Oakland California about to go Belly-Up ? The socialist enclave that has some of the nation’s highest taxes is so deep in the red, it’s terminal
Give yourself a pat on the back if you got the lawn mowed earlier in the week. It sure looks wet this weekend. Point out to your wife how smart you are
Happy Early Mothers Day ! I sure miss my mom. She was the best. A more loving person you could never meet. If your Mom is till alive, spend the day with them. I’d pay any price to spend another day with mine !
Quote of the Day: “I like to think I’m like the guy who goes to the office Christmas party Friday night, insults some people, but still has his job Monday morning”…Don Rickles