LOCAL FOOTBALL SCORING UPDATES PRESENTED BY THE HUNGRY HOBO:

Chuckles for January 2009



January 02
Q. What time is the best time to go to the dentist?
A. Tooth-hirty!

January 05
Q. What do astronauts listen to?
A. Nep-tunes!

January 07
Q. Where did the seaweed find a job?
A. In the "Kelp Wanted" section!

January 12
Q. What is the funniest bike?
A. A Yamahahahahah!

January 15
Q. Where do kids learn their ABCs?
A. At LMN-tary school!

January 19
Q. What is a cheerleader's favorite food?
A. Cheerios!

January 22
Q. What is the center of gravity?
A. V!

January 26
Q. What do you call a sleeping bull?
A. A bull-dozer!

January 29
Q. How do bees get to school?
A. On the school buzz!

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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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