The Self-Righteous Mayfield

Friday, July 25, 2014

Scottie, Weston was right to be concerned with your duplicity.

Playing with your grandchild when he came uninvited? Okay a little self serving.

By the way, did your son let the air out of Weston's car tires?

Cat Martinez
East Ridge

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Ye Merry Ol' Chamber

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Man Stabbed Multiple Times On Colonial Drive

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Hamilton Heights Averts Upset Against Gutty Central, 61-54

Central played the role of David on Saturday against Hamilton Heights, which came in as Goliath for no other reason than its considerable height advantage. The Purple Pounders played courageously the entire game, but when it came down to crunch time the once-beaten and third-ranked Hawks pulled out a 61-54 victory in the semifinals of the Best of Preps basketball tournament ... (click for more)

Baylor Girls Earn First Spot In Best Of Preps Final

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