* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * M A Y 9th * * * * D A Y 129 of 2019 * * * *
Happy Moscato Day ! Good Stuff as an after dinner treat
It’s Lost Sock Memorial Day ! Where to they go ?
1671: Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal England’s Crown Jewels from the Tower of London
1926: Admiral Richard E. Byrd and Floyd Bennett claim to have flown over the North Pole
1960: The Food and Drug Administration announces it will approve the world’s first approved oral contraceptive pill
1974: The United States House Committee opens formal and public impeachment hearings against President Richard Nixon
In the News: County Schools Issue Safety Statement…Job Fair for 16-24 age group secheduled for Saturday…Wanted Fugitive captured…Man arrested for assaulting officer…Man arrested after pointing gun…Morganton man charged with driving his mower while impaired
Weather: Sunshine mixed with clouds today. Chance of Shower increasing
Sports: Cougar Softball and Baseball host Round II Playoff games this evening…Let’s Go Canes !!! Bucks send Celtics packing…Warriors win but KD is hurt…Red Sox reach .500…Chris Sale has immaculate inning…Peppers joins Panther front office
Happy Birthday: James L. Brooks, Candice Bergen, Billy Joel, John Corbett, Rosario Dawson, Audrina Patridge
TV ads for prescription drugs soon will include the price. I like that, i like it a lot !
Get those Tomato plants in the ground. Tomato prices are up 40 percent from a year ago. Some estimates say prices may increase as much as 80 percent !
The Royal Baby slept through it’s first TV appearance, So did I
An old man mowed my lawn Wednesday. He looked tired. I gave him a bottle of water and let him sit in my recliner. He wanted to hang around the rest of the day
Quote of the Day: “Humankind can’t bear very much reality”…T.S. Elliot