* * * * W E D N E S D A Y * * * * F E B R U A R Y 20th * * * * D A Y 51 of 2019 * * * *
It’s Cherry Pie Day ! How does anyone ever keep enough Cherries away from the birds to make a pie ?
Happy Love Your Pet Day ! Give Fido a hug, if she’ll let you, Fluffy too !
1792: The Postal Service Act, establishing the United States Post Office Department, is signed by President George Washington
1809: The Supreme Court rules the Federal Government exceeds the authority of any individual state
1816: Rossini’s opera “The Barber of Seville” premieres in Rome
1962: John Glenn becomes the first American to orbit the Earth
2003: During a Great White concert in Rhode Island, a pyrotechnics display sets the Station nightclub ablaze, killing 100 and injuring over 200 others
In the News: County Schools on Two Hour Delay…Sellers to fill vacant School Board Seat in Alexander County…Iredell Rape suspect nabbed at Mexican border…Hiddenite man arrested in Catawba County…Woman facing drug charges…Man in hadcuffs arrested after being on the run for two days
Weather: A Cold Rainy Day
Sports: Cougar men rally to beat McDowell…Wake gets win on road…Heels at Duke tonight, nothing in College Hoops comes close…Manny gets a big haul from the Padres
Happy Birthday: Gloria Vanderbilt, Sandy Duncan, Roger Penske, Charles Barkley, Cindy Crawford, Justin Verlander, Rhianna
I’m being a bit selfish here but, I sure wish they would start the UNC-Duke Basketball game before 9pm this evening. I understand why they schedule it that way but, being selfish, I don’t like it
Is there a law that requires users of social media to post ‘It’s Snowing” ???
Quote of the Day: “Nobody outside a baby carriage or a judge’s chamber believes in an unprejudiced point of view”…Lillian Hellman