|The Story||A fatal accident occurs at FM 51
and 114 when a vehicle strikes a horse that was on the roadway.
Authorities have not been able to determine who owned the horse since
were no identifying markings or tattoos on the animal. “It looks pretty
much like no one's going to claim it,” said one trooper.
|The Spin||A very safe bet.
|The Story||An 11 year old sustained serious
injury when he was ejected from his bike and his head went through the
windshield of a car he had collided with.
|The Spin|| And it gave rise to a very
|The Story||Rebecca Simpson's sentence is
reduced by 20 years after an attorney blunder.
|The Spin||The entire Messenger staff had to be
hospitalized for a nervous breakdown since the news didn't arrive
quickly enough to make the Friday night publishing deadline.
|The Story||Decatur ISD sells the rights to
advertise on football and basketball scoreboards to two currently
unnamed merchants for $42,500 and $31,500.
|The Spin||Officials strongly denied
that the football stadium would be renamed "AC's Pigskin Beer Barn" and
the basketball facility renamed "Frilly's Karaoke Arena."
|The Story||Courthouse square merchants still
complain about the closing of sidewalks and streets during the recent
filming of "Prison Break."
|The Spin||"I, personally, am still a
little P.O.'d about that Faith Hill thing from a few years ago," said
one unnamed merchant. "I tried to sell her an antique toaster and she
wouldn't give me the time of day. We country folks tend to hold