* * * * T U E S D A Y * * * * J A N U A R Y 15th * * * * D A Y 15 of 2018 * * * *
It’s Strawberry Ice Cream Day ! That’ll make anyone smile
Happy Hat Day ! Put on a lid and go Stylin’
1844: University of Notre Dame receives its charter from the state of Indiana
1889: The Coca-Cola Company, then known as the Pemberton Medicine Company, is incorporated in Atlanta
1892: James Naismith publishes the rules of Basketball
1943: The Pentagon is dedicated in Arlington, Virginia
1967: The Packers beat Kansas City in the first Super Bowl 35-10
2001: Wikipedia, a free content encyclopedia, goes online
2009: US Airways Flight 1549 ditches safely in the Hudson River after the plane collides with birds less than two minutes after take-off.
In the News: Silver Alert issued for man who might be headed to Alexander County…County Board of Education meets this evening…Man arrested after incident at local DMV Office…Two from Hiddenite arrested overnight…Statesville business owner arrested for pointing pistol at customers…Statesville Police Officer suspended after patrol car is stolen
Weather: Some Sunshine
Sports: Cougar Athletics Idle for Exams…Duke falls the the “Cuse…..Heels try to bounce back tonight…Pack at Wake…Hornets get road win…The NFL Vegas betting lines are set for Championship Sunday…Four LRU Football Players make All region…Canes skate in the Big Apple tonight
Happy Birthday: Margaret O’Brien, Randy White, Mario Van Peebles, Mary Pierce, Drew Brees, Pitbull
Americans are more likely to die as the result of an opioid overdose than result of an auto accident according to the latest statistics. The figures are based on 2017 data. It’s a problem, don’t close your eyes to it !
Automakers are working on voice technology. You would supply your void ID to start your car. What happens if you lose your voice ?
That strange orange thing is in the sky today. Snap a Selfie in the Sunshine !
Quote of the Day: “Never succumb to the temptation of bitterness”…Martin Luther King Jr. (Born this Day in 1929)