* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * M A Y 16th * * * * D A Y 136 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Waiters Day. Don’t be a Shlub, leave a nice tip !
1866: Congress authorizes the nickel to be minted
1868: President Andrew Johnson is acquitted in his impeachment trial by one vote in the Senate
1929: The first Academy Awards ceremony takes place in Hollywood
1965: Spaghetti-O’s are marketed for the first time
1985: Michael Jordan is named the NBA Rookie of the Year
In the News: One airlifted from crash south of Taylorsville…Pedestrian struck and killed in Iredell County…Board Of Elections hold seminar on Voter ID Requirements tonight…Taylorsville man charged with felony drug count…Alexander County woman nabbed for parole violation…Man from Lenoir charged with child sex offenses in Iredell County…Morganton man enters plea in fatal shooting
Weather: Warmer Temps beginning Today
Sports: Cougar Baseball hope today is not final practice of season…AC names new Men’s Soccer Coach…Canes skate for their lives tonight…Bucks slay the Raptors…Braves win with Rookie Power…Astros win 8th straight…Yanks take two…PGA Championship today out on the Island
Happy Birthday: Pierce Brosnan, Debra Winger, Janet Jackson, Tucker Carlson, Tori Spelling, Melanie Lynskey
Burger King is offering delivery service to drivers stuck in Los Angeles traffic jams. A Whooper while waiting for traffic to clear ? How do the delivery drivers get to you ?
Will the “Big Bang Theory” go out with a Big Bang tonight? The series finale is on CBS at 8pm. Will this be the last significant comedy on Network TV ?
I’ve been seeing and enjoying a lot of Cardinals. Is it me or are they more plentiful than they have been for years. I see them a lot and it makes me happy
Quote of the Day: “The only reason some people get lost in thought is because it’s unfamiliar territory”…Paul Fix