* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * F E B R U A R Y 7th * * * * D A Y 38 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Ballet Day ! I can’t do that thing on my toes
1904: Over 1,500 buildings are destroyed in what’s called The Great Baltimore Fire
1962: The United States bans all Cuban imports and exports1990: The Central Committee of the Soviet Communist Party agrees to give up its monopoly of power. The Soviet Union, therefore the Soviet Union ceased to exist !
1995: Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing, is arrested in Islamabad, Pakistan
2013: Mississippi officially certifies the Thirteenth Amendment, becoming the last state to approve the abolition of slavery
In the News: Flu on uptick across Alexander County…Carter Payne from Bethlehem is county’s top speller for second year in a row…Death investigation underway in Catawba County…Man and woman plead guilty to 2013 Caldwell County murder…Taylorsville man nabbed for possession of stolen vehicle…Maiden man busted for meth trafficking…Armed robbery suspect from Statesville captured in Texas
Weather: Record Setting Warm Temps today but Cooler Weather for the Weekend
Sports: Chapman signs with Lenoir-Rhyne…Cougar Hoops getting ready for Freedom on Friday…Davidson wins…LRU loses heartbreaker…Hornets fall in Dallas…Panther owners floats idea of roof over Bank of America Stadium…Kannapolis dropping the “Intimidators” nickname
Happy Birthday: Gay Talese, James Spader, Garth Brooks, Chris Rock, Steve Nash, Ashton Kutcher
My water usage has increased three-fold over the past several months. There’s a leak somewhere but I sure can’t find it. No, i’m not bathing five times a day but I might have a Carp Pond that I’m not aware of
Turn on the Radio or click online today at 5 for Ask Harbinson, Brzykcy & Corbett. Joel Harbinson will bring have a special guest, William Wesley Hawn https://www.facebook.com/william.w.hawn. He was an attorney who left the law and stated a new career in video marketing. Wow, that’s a switch, it’s gotta be interesting. There’s bound to be a funny story or two. Join us at 5 !
Quote of the Day: “The only normal people are the ones you don’t know very well”…Joe Ancis