Thursday, February 13th. Day 44 of 2020
Happy Radio Day ! It’s still vital, it’s still important !
1542: Catherine Howard, the fifth wife of Henry VIII of England, is executed for adultery. I don’t advocate adultery but being executed for it, is a bit much, don’t you think ?
1935: A jury in Flemington, New Jersey finds Bruno Hauptmann guilty of the 1932 kidnapping and murder of the Lindbergh baby, the son of Charles Lindbergh
1954: Frank Selvy of Furman University becomes the only NCAA Division I basketball player ever to score 100 points in a single game against Newberry
2000: Charles M. Schulz’s last original Sunday “Peanuts” comic strip appeared in newspapers. Schulz had died the day before
2002: Former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani received an honorary knighthood from Queen Elizabeth II
2008: Roger Clemens denied having taken performance-enhancing drugs in testimony before Congress
In the News: Early Voting for the March 3rd Primary begins at three locations today in Alexander County…Body found in Virginia confimed to beAlexander County woman…Taylorsville man jailed for sex-offender violation… Clary appears in Court on Wednesday…Store robbed in Burke County…Hickory Police still searching for bank robber
Weather: More Rain, high in low to mid 60’s. Clearing and turning much cooler tonight
Sports: Cougar Hoops get in last practice of regular season today…County Parks and Recreation holding signups for Spring Sports…Georgia Tech dumps Louisville…Twin qualifying races tonight at Daytona
Happy Birthday: Chuck Yeager, Kim Novak, George Segal, Bo Svenson, Stockard Channing, Jerry Springer, Mike Krzyzewski, Peter Gabriel, Denise Austin, Randy Moss, Mena Suvari
Research says that playing Golf reduces the risk of premature death ! I could have told you that, there’s a lot of old men and women playing
Put this on your Saturday Yard Sale list. Former Panther Coach Ron Rivers is having a big one
Listen this morning to win free food from the Taylorsville Arby’s !
Only one shopping day remains till Valentines Day
Quote of the Day: “Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own”…Chuck Yeager who turns 95 today