Wednesday, February 10th. Day 41 of 2021
It’s Umbrella Day. Looks like we might need on soon
Happy Flirting Week ! Is that still allowed during a pandemic ?
1863: The first fire extinguisher patent was issued to Alanson Crane
1920: Major league baseball outlawed pitches that involve tampering with the ball
1961: The Los Angeles Charges announced they were moving to San Diego. Since, they’ve returned to La La Land
1962: Captured American U2 spy-plane pilot Francis Gary Powers is exchanged for captured Soviet spy Rudolf Abel.
1991: The NBA All-Star Game is played in Charlotte
2005: North Korea announced that it had nuclear arms. They also rejected attempts to restart disarmament talks saying that it needed the weapons as protection against an increasingly hostile United States
In the News: Search form fugitive Taylorsville couple wanted for murder ramps up…35 news cases of COVID-19 on Tuesday in Alexander County…Hiddenite woman jailed for contempt of court…Taylorsville man jailed…Wilkes County man arrested by Taylorsville Police
Weather: Tuesday was a delight ! Today, clouds with a high near 50
Sports: Cougar Basketball hosts Hickory tonight…Day II of Alexander Central Football practice on Tuesday…Duke falls below .500…Pack loses too…Heels apologize for bare faced faux pas…Kyle Busch wins the Clash in Daytona
Happy Birthday: Leontyne Price, Robert Wagner, Roberta Flack, Mark Spitz, Greg Norman, John Calipari, George Stephanopoulos, Laura Dern, Elizabeth Banks, Emma Roberts
A yearly COVID shot in the future ? https://www.cnbc.com/2021/02/09/covid-vaccine-jj-ceo-says-people-may-get-annual-shots-for-the-next-several-years.html
If you ever pondered a move to Mississippi, now might be the time https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2021/02/08/Mississippi-city-offering-remote-workers-6000-to-relocate/2811612810774/
Why are they wasting OUR money and OUR time with the impeachment trial ?
16 days till Cougar Football, I hope !
Quote of the Day: “Be not simply good – be good for something”… Henry David Thoreau