* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * D E C E M B E R 12th * * * * D A Y 346 of 2018 * * * *
Happy Poinsettia Day !
1787: Pennsylvania becomes the second state to ratify the United States Constitution, five days after Delaware
Guglielmo Marconi gave the first public demonstration of Radio in 1896
1917: Father Edward J. Flanagan founded Boys Town in Nebraska
The Supreme Court ruled that another vote recount was unconstitutional which led to George W Bush winning the Presidential Election of 2000. Al Gore would concede the next day
2000: At the time the largest contract in sports history was signed by Alex Rodriguez with the Texas Rangers. The deal was worth $252 million
In the News: No School again today for students in Alexander County…Lena Barr named County Exceptional Teacher of Excellence…Man missing is Newton…Wilkes Couple facing felony charges…Hickory woman nabbed on weapons and meth charge…Iredell drug raid nets two arrests
Weather: Some Clouds mixed with Sun today
Sports: Chapman getting ready for Shrine Bowl…Cornewell named NWC Cross County Coach of Year…Suddreth named SAC Player of the Week…Rivera says the Panthers still have hope…Coach Pop reaches milestone in NBA…Orioles name new manager…Canes lose to Leafs
Happy Birthday: Bob Barker, Connie Francis, Dionne Warwick, Dickey Betts, Tracy Austin, Mayim Bialik
To the Jackass that dumped their ashtray in the Food Lion Parking lot, I hope you slid off the road on the way home
I saw someone spreading bread crumbs for the birds Tuesday. It would seem they bought too much prior to the storm. At least it wasn’t wasted
More melting today, we actually hit 50 degrees Tuesday !
Quote of the Day: “I like intelligent women. When you go out, it shouldn’t be a staring contest”…Frank Sinatra ( Born this day in 1915)