Thursday, March 26th. Day 86 of 2020
Happy Spinach Day ! Wear something purple, it’s Purple Day !
It’s also Good Hair Day. Might be a challenge with salons and barber shops closing
1812: A political cartoon in the Boston Gazette coins the term “gerrymander” to describe oddly shaped electoral districts . Wow, that’s not changed
1945: The Battle of Iwo Jima ends as the island is officially secured. Over 6,00 Americans died in the five week battle. Over 18,000 Japanese were killed1979: Michigan State led by Magic Johnson beats Larry Bird and Indiana State in the Men’s NCAA Basketball Final
1982: The Groundbreaking ceremony for the Vietnam Veterans Memorial is held in Washington
1990: “Driving Miss Daisy” win Best Picture at the Oscars. Jessica Tandy won Best Actress, how Morgan Freeman didn’t win Best Actor is beyond me
In the News: Alexander County still without confirmed case of COVID-19…Two more confirmed cases in Caldwell County…Stony Point man charged with murder makes has hearing today…Taylorsville man has bond revoked…Beware the garbage bags, make sure to get them in the container according to Republic Services
Weather: Sunny skies today, high around 70. Sunny and 80 on Friday !
Sports: Price Memorial Golf Event postponed to August…Major league Baseball was to open today, but of course that won’t happen…Panthers sign a defensive lineman and another wide receiverHappy Birthday: Sandra Day O’Connor, Alan Arkin, James Caan, Nancy Pelosi, Bob Woodward, Diana Ross, Steven Tyler, Vicki Lawrence, Leeza Gibbons, Marcus Allen, Jennifer Grey, John Stockton, Kenny Chesney, Keira Knightley
Two Blood Drives in Taylorsville Today. Taylorsville True-Value Hardware will host donations from 9am-2pm. You get a $20 e-gift card just for giving. Another drive will be held from 2:30-5pm at the Habitat for Humanity Re-Store. Habitat is offering a $10 gift card for donations too. The need is great so, Please Give Today !
The imbecilic hoarding of toilet paper has not waned. What’s wrong with these people ?
One of the things that are the most germ ridden is the handle on a gas pump. Remember that the next time you fill up !
Quote of the Day: “Luck is believing you’re lucky”…Tennessee Williams (Born this day in 1911)