|The Story||Mary Perkins found four guys
breaking into her house which was followed by a car chase in excess of
100 mph with the suspects eventually be apprehended on foot.
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|The Spin||"When Prison Break was filming here,
they didn't give me the time of day," we think we heard Mary say. "I've had
some pent up rage ever since then and I was ready to take it out on
those scumbags that were trying to steal from me. If Fox doesn't give
me a TV show out of this, there is no justice. Or I might take that
Danica Patrick girl's place. I'm exploring my options."
|The Story||The Decatur School Board discusses
expanding or building a new football stadium, but board member Laura
Montgomery poo-poo'd the idea saying that other projects take priority.
|The Spin||Yeah, who places a priority
on a Texas high school football? It's not like the subject is worthy of
a movie or a weekly television series.
|The Story||In a shocking meltdown, the 10-0
Decatur Eagles give up nine points in the last 33 seconds to be knocked
out of the first round of the playoffs to nemesis Abilene Wylie.
|The Spin||"Some people might point the
fingers at the fundamentals - like blocking, tackling, or coaching. All
we can say is that our boys didn't come out strong after they heard
that stuff about the school board not supporting a new stadium. So we
pretty much know who lost this game," the coaches said in a fictitious
|The Story||Some guy named Shawn Platt
requested an interview with the Bridgeport
Index after he said he was inaccurately portrayed in a story
about his arrest the previous week. During the interview he said he did (1) grab an officer's leg
during the arrest because he was being hurt, (2) hit the glass
partition between the front and back seats of the patrol car, (3)
"accidentally" head butted an officer at the jail, and (4) tried to
spit on the arresting officers.
|The Spin||Let me provide a little high
toned legal advice: Shut up.
|The Story||A guy dies after allegedly
climbing onto a gas well in New Fairview and trying to get a "gas high."
|The Spin||A gas well is not a giant
can of spray paint.
|The Story||Our new favorite ad in the Messenger appears.
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