* * * * T H U R S D A Y * * * * J A N U A R Y 3rd * * * D AY 3 of 2019 * * * *
It Chocolate Covered Cherry Day !!
1777: A major win for American troops over the British at Princeton, New Jersey
The March of Dimes is established in 1938
Alaska is admitted as the 49th U.S. state in 1949
1977: Apple Computer is incorporated.
1990: Manuel Noriega, former leader of Panama, surrenders to American forces
2000: Final daily edition of the Peanuts comic strip
News: Proposed shooting range causing a stir…Taylorsville man charged after vehicle chase…Alexander County Woman jailed for assaulting an officer…Man arrested on Heroin charges by Alexander County Sheriff’s Office…Man charged with shooting son in Catawba County
Weather: Rain, an often used word
Sports: Cougar men open conference season with win….Lady Cougars fall to West Calwell…Honets get hammered…Vegas checks in on the NFL Playoff Games and College Football Championship
Happy Birthday: Dabney Coleman, Bobby Hull, Stephen Stills, Victoria Principal, Mel Gibson, Eli Manning
The cabbage and black-eyed peas thing on New Years Day must be working. I feel good and I found a twenty dollar bill under the seat of my car
The “Captain” of Captain and Tenille has died. Daryl Dragon was 76. Joe Cocker passed away in December. I had missed the fact he had died until I saw a headline yesterday. Cocker was 70. Ray Sawyer who sang lead on “Cover of the Rolling Stone” with Dr. Hook has passed away too. He was 81.
Quote of the Day: “You’d be surprised how much it costs to look this cheap”…Dolly Partin