|The Story||Alvin Qualls is detained on a
traffic stop which leads to a search
warrant being executed on his house. "The deputies found 147 grams . .
. in cyrstal [sic] meth in the baggies . . . Investigators believe all
the dope originated from Mexico."
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|The Spin||Another sign of porous borders. I remember a time with all you could find was good old American made meth made on the stove like good old American meth should be made.|
|The Story||Northwest ISD parent Judy Anderson
writes a Letter to the Editor
expressing her displeasure with Messenger
reporter Brandon Knox for
writing about "the auto erotic way of death" of the janitor a couple of
weeks ago. "Do you write anything but yellow journalism, Mr. Knox?" she
|The Spin||Yeah, Brandon, please keep the facts away from us next time.|
|The Story||In another Letter to the Editor,
we learn that there was a picket line
outside a residential lot that was being cleared for a double wide in
Alvord. "Keep you trailer" and "No trailer" were written on the signs.
|The Spin||No trailers in Alvord? Does the pope wear a funny hat? Wait, I told that wrong.|
|The Story||In an epic game, Decatur defeats
Bridgeport in overtime 48-44.
|The Spin||It finally lives up to the hype. We'll talk about that one for years. But the extra point after the game has ended (which was kicked only in case of a million to one tie breaking situation at the end of the regular season) was out of place. Change that rule.|
|The Story||Bottino Grune Architects presented
a plan to the Bridgeport city
council about proposed renovations to the downtown theater - currently
used primarily for plays. The total cost was $1.8 million. "However,
there is no funding for these improvements at the moment - the package
is simply a game plan."
|The Spin||In other news, Bottino presented a plan for a domed stadium at Bridgeport High School with luxury suites. There is no funding for that, either.|
|The Story||The Messemger runs a picture on its
front page with a bunch of kids doing a variety of hand symbols.
|The Spin||One faithful reader emailed me
about one particular gesture. Anyone else think the same thing? Pic here.