Thursday, February 11th. Day 42 of 2021
It’s Get Out Your Guitar Day ! Why not ?
Happy Make a Friend Day ! I must say, I’m fortunate to have some
1752: The Pennsylvania Hospital opened as the very first hospital in America
1943: General Dwight David Eisenhower was selected to command the allied armies in Europe
1990: Nelson Mandela is released from prison in South Africa after 27 years as a political prisoner
1993: Janet Reno was appointed Attorney General. She was the first female to hold the position
2006: Vice President Dick Cheney accidentally shot and wounded a companion during a quail hunt in Texas
2012: Whitney Houston found dead in Los Angeles. She had drowned in a bathtub after consuming an assortment of drugs
In the News: Wednesday was a day for missing persons, all have been found with one exception…19 new cases of COVID-19 reported Wednesday in Alexander County…Former Wittenburg Elementary School property is for sale…Granite Falls man headed to prison for at least 50 years…Woman charged after she left her drugs in an Iredell County store
Weather: Rain, get used to it !
Sports: Hickory sweeps Cougar Hoops Wednesday night in Taylorsville…Wake gets win…Hornets fall on the road… Bowman will start from the point in the Daytona 500…Cougar Football 2 weeks from Friday at South Iredell
Happy Birthday: Tina Louise, Jeb Bush, Sheryl Crow, Sarah Palin, Jennifer Aniston, Damian Lewis, Brandy Norwood, Dansby Swanson
Larry Flint, a strange man has died https://apnews.com/article/larry-flynt-dead-0ae38f6dca115aed20cb88d5fc547e99
Springsteen tried to hide it but it’s out https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-9245749/Bruce-Springsteen-arrested-DWI-reckless-driving-consuming-alcohol-November.html
This might the thing to aid weight loss ! https://www.marketwatch.com/story/diabetes-drug-hailed-as-a-breakthrough-for-weight-loss-11613041104?mod=hp_minor_pos19
Make sure it’s in the right gear when you take off !
Quote of the Day: “I was the first actress in the family, and I am still the only actress in the family. I shouldn’t be saying it, but it slipped out!”… Eva Gabor (Born this day in 1921)