It’s National Get Over It Day!
Happy Meatball Day
It’s Barbie Day. I think she kicked Ken to the curb but they see each other from time to time
1796: Napoleon Bonaparte and Josephine de Beauharnais were married. They were divorced in 1809.
1820: Congress passed the Land Act that paved the way for westward expansion of North America
1832: Abraham Lincoln announced that he would run for a political office for the first time. He was unsuccessful in his run for a seat in the Illinois state legislature
1863: General Ulysses Grant was appointed commander-in-chief of the Union forces
1916: Mexican raiders led by Pancho Villa attacked Columbus, New Mexico. 17 people were killed by the 1,500 horsemen
1964: Production began on the first Ford Mustang
1975: Work began on the Alaskan Pipeline. Joe didn’t halt that one ! https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trans-Alaska_Pipeline_System
1987: Chrysler announces its acquisition of American Motors Corporation
In the News: County Commissioners considering ordinance to prohibit registered sex-offenders from bus stops…Duke Energy to start work on power grid in Taylorsville…Hickory establishes a “Social District”…Charlotte man jailed in Alexander County…Three face stolen vehicle and drug counts after arrest in Bethlehem…Taylorsville man gets rowdy with Sheriff’s Deputies…Wilkesboro woman arrested by Taylorsville Police
Weather: Clouds and Showers
Sports: Lady Cougars ride Herman’s bat to win…AC Baseball wins on the road at West Rowan…AC Men’s golf team wins match…Big Day in NFL, Green Bay keeps AR….Seattle deals Russell Wilson to Denver…Panthers confirm they’re listening for offers of Christian McCaffery (I reported this three weeks ago)…ACC Tournament underway,4 games today…Hornets go down hard
Happy Birthday: Joyce Van Patten, Mickey Gilley, Andy North, Juliette Binoche, Brian Bosworth, Kato Kaelin, Emmanuel Lewis, Aaron Boone
Record inflation is starting to trim your roll of toilet paper https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/08/business/toilet-paper-roll-shrinking-inflation/index.html
They are the World’s Oldest Siblings https://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2022/03/08/Guinness-World-Records-oldest-siblings/1031646761341/
Not bragging but I filled my gas tank on Tuesday and paid CASH !
Quote of the Day: “Courage is knowing what not to fear”…Plato