LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Chuckles for December 2008



December 01
Q. Why did the egg keep getting kicked out of class?
A. No. It kept telling yokes!

December 05
Q. What do you get when you cross a FedEx driver with a UPS driver?
A. FedUP!

December 08
Q. What kind of tooth is worth a dollar?
A. A buck tooth!

December 11
Q. Why is it so windy at sporting events?
A. Because of all the fans!

December 15
Q. Whi is Santa's most famous elf?
A. Elfvis!

December 18
Q. What did the cow say on Christmas morning?
A. Mooooey Christmas!

December 22
Q. Why was the teacher cross-eyed?
A. Because she couldn't control her pupils!

December 29
Q. Why did the little boy put lipstick on his head?
A. He wanted to make up his mind!

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1864 -- 150 years ago: Recruits can get $500 by enlisting now. Lt Jobe has a recruiting office on Illinois Street.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Superintendent Schnitger formally inaugurated the Rock Island and Davenport Railway Line of the Holmes system by putting on four cars to start.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Wires of the defunct Union Electric Co. are being removed by city electricians.
1939 -- 75 years ago: The Bishop Hill softball team won the championship in WHB"S Mississippi Valley tournament at Douglas Park.
1964 -- 50 years ago: A boom in apartment construction has hit Rock Island, with approximately 300 units either in or near the construction stage or due for an early rezoning decision.
1989 -- 25 years ago: Members of the Bi-State Metropolitan Planning Commission are hoping to revive their push for a new $70 million four-lane bridge spanning the Mississippi River.






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