Your Stinky Water Is OK To Drink. So sayeth the North Texas Municipal Water District, who says the hot weather is to blame. So hydrate, man – we’re going to hit the triple digits!
South Oak Cliff RB Arrested for Drive-By Shooting. The student, X’Eryus Dansby, is accused along with Lantonio Ridley, 18, of the drive-by shooting death of LaDarius Williams last Friday at an apartment complex on Jim Miller Road. According to recruiting material on ESPN.com, Dansby was being recruited by the Oregon Ducks.
Get To Fort Worth from Dallas in 18 Minutes. No really. All they have to do is get everyone to agree to build a bullet train along I-30. Piece of cake, right?
Mary Kay Salespeople Convening Downtown. Â True story: A few years ago I was with a few friends and we had gone to the Dallas World Aquarium. We were walking over to find something to eat when a gaggle of well-dressed women with a lot of lipstick on came up and asked us where the restaurants were. We asked what kind of food they were looking for, and got blank looks. “You know. American food?” one lady supplied. “Chicken strips?” another said. “Nothing undead,” someone else piped up, clearly a scholar on what kind of food you can get in Dallas. We sent the nice Mary Kay ladies to Friday’s. The end.
Most Patriotic Small Town About Hour From Dallas. Depending on traffic, that is. Gainesville was named Rand McNally’s Most Patriotic small town in this year’s Best of the Road survey. There’s a restaurant there that serves all you can eat meat. For real. It’s a buffet. But your car smells real bad ’til you get to about Ardmore, if you get my drift.