Meanwhile, in Texas . . .
Some crazy stuff went down in Texas in the past thirty days. Here are some of the headlines you may have missed.
- An 85-year-old man saved two women from a burning car outside his home in Burleson.
- Bee rustlers described as “lowdown scoundrels” stole three hundred honeybee hives worth $90,000 from a ranch outside of Manvel.
- A 911 dispatcher in Madisonville answered a call from her 14-year-old daughter about a fire at their home.
- An Odessa man was busted for possession of methamphetamines, which he tried to hide in a cup of hot chocolate.
- Three horses were spotted trotting on a northbound stretch of Interstate 45 near Dallas.
- An Ohio poet tried and failed to correctly answer questions about her own work that were part of recent STAAR tests.
- The Hill Country town formerly known as Bankersmith, renamed Bikinis, and then re-renamed Bankersmith, was put up for sale with an asking price of $1.5 million.
- A man apparently stole an expensive guitar from a Fort Worth music store by stuffing it down his pants.
- The Mesquite Police Department added cowboy hats as an option for its official uniform.
- A restaurateur lost a court battle to open up an eatery in Kemah called the Krusty Krab, which is the name of a fictional establishment in SpongeBob SquarePants.