It’s Friday the 13th. It’ll be OK. Won’t it ?
It’s Apple Pie Day, Shades Day, Cocktail Day, and Blame Someone Else Day. Let’s get together, have a slice of Apple Pie while wearing our Shades, sip a nice Cocktail and Blame Someone Else Today
1888: DeWolf Hooper 1st recites “Casey at Bat”
1912: The Royal Flying Corps, the forerunner of the Royal Air Force, is established in the United Kingdom.
1940: Winston Churchill says “I have nothing to offer but blood, toil, tears and sweat” in his first speech as Prime Minister to British House of Commons
1965: The Rolling Stones record “Satisfaction”
1981: Pope John Paul II is shot and critically wounded by a Turkish gunman in St Peter’s Square, Vatican City
2004: The final episode of “Frasier” airs on NBC
2021: The United States Center For Disease Control announces that Americans that have been vaccinated can cease wearing a mask
In the News: Deadline to vote early is Saturday…Dedication of Courthouse Park set for Sunday…New principal named at West Alexander Middle School…New Principal named for West Alex Middle School…Man shot and killed in Statesville…Wilkes County man charged with attempted murder…Taylorsville woman charged with child abuse…
Weather: Clouds with Showers likely today…
Sports: Lady Cougars Roll into Round III of State Playoffs…LRU Softball wins in dramatic fashion…Canes fail to clinch in Boston…Heat puts Philly to bed…Panthers open season at home against Browns…NASCAR looks for Dorothy in Kansas
Happy Birthday: Harvey Keitel, Stevie Wonder, Dennis Rodman, Stephen Colbert, Lari White, Darius Rucker
Why is there a shortage of Baby Formula ? https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/biden-lawmakers-rush-to-address-formula-shortage/ar-AAXcXKP?ocid=uxbndlbing
Joe don’t seem to remember his support of de-funding Police https://nypost.com/2022/05/13/biden-to-push-cities-to-hire-more-cops-amid-rising-crime/
Wanna buy some cheap gas ? Sorry !
Quote of the Day: “Women want love to be a novel, men a short story”… Daphne du Maurier (Born this day in 1907)