* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * F E B R U A R Y 28th * * * * D A Y 59 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Chili Day ! Make sure to have some antacid handy
Happy Tooth Fairy Day. How much do teeth bring today ?
1784: John Wesley charters the Methodist Church
1827: The Baltimore and Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight
1854: The Republican Party was organized as an anti-slavery organization in Wisconsin
1940: A Basketball Game is televised for the first time (Fordham University vs. the University of Pittsburgh in Madison Square Garden)
1983: The final episode of M*A*S*H airs, with almost 106 million viewers
1993: ATF agents raid the Branch Davidian church in Waco, Texas to arrest the group’s leader David Koresh. Four ATF agents and six Davidians die in the initial raid, starting a 51-day standoff
In the News: Clary Murder Trial II is underway…Hiddenite man arrested in Catawba County…Taylorsville woman facing charges…Search for man and woman is intense after incident in Lincolnton…Man charged with child sex offenses in Catawba County…New School Board Member to be sworn-in today
Weather: Dense Fog to start, Clouds and Showers later
Sports: Cougar Softball opens new era with win…AC Baseball falls in opener…Seven Cougar Wrestlers named all-conference…Hornets lose to Houston…
Happy Birthday: Mario Andretti, Bernadette Peters, John Turturro, Robert Sean Leonard, Patrick Monahan, Jason Aldean
The Fog is so thick this morning, I’m not sure I’m where I am
Since it’s Tooth Fairy Day, I did a little research. The average first tooth will get a child about $5. The value drops for each tooth thereafter. The average drops to $3.70 according to Delta Dental. Who funds the Tooth Fairy ?
Quote of the Day: “If you can’t convince them, confuse them”…Harry Truman