Monday, January 11th
Happy Milk Day !
It’s Clean Off Your Desk Day https://www.daysoftheyear.com/days/clean-off-your-desk-day/
1569: England conducts the first recorded Lottery
1913: The first sedan-type car was unveiled at the National Automobile Show in New York City. The car was manufactured by the Hudson Motor Company
1964: U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry released a report that said that smoking cigarettes was a definite health hazard. It might be the greatest health hazard
1973: Owners of American League baseball teams voted to adopt the designated-hitter rule on a trial basis. The trial continues…
2000: Federal Trade Commission approved the merger of America Online and Time Warner
In the News: Seven COVID-19 associated deaths in Alexander County sice Thursday…Man charged after fatal crash over weekend in Alexander County…Taylorsville couple facing stolen vehicle charge…Man charged with fugitive warrant in Alexander County…Fatal shooting under investigation in Statesville
Weather: Clouds, High in mid 40’s. Maybe a shower mixed with a few snowflakes this evening. Sunshine returns Tuesday and we warm into the 50’s
Sports: Cougar Hoops open conference season at Watauga today…Hornets move back to .500…NFL Super Wilcard Weekend was pretty entertaining…College Football Showdown tonight
Happy Birthday: Naomi Judd, Ben Crenshaw, Mary J. Blige, Amanda Peet
Alexander County lost one it’s most known personalities over the weekend. Pastor Gary Jennings passed at the age of 73. Gary had a interesting sense of humor. Sometimes dry, sometimes dripping wet. We disagreed on some things but we always had good conversations
I bought something that was sealed in plastic. I darned near threw it away because it took me 10 minutes to open the package
Alabama vrs Ohio State tonight. Who you got ?
Quote of the Day: “As a horn player, the greatest compliment one can get is when a person comes to you and says, ‘I heard this saxophone on the radio the other day and I knew it was you. I don’t know the song, but I know it was you on sax”…Clarence Clemons