|Submitted by Ann Onymous|
Thursday afternoon Mike Flanagan decided to do his neighbor, Leonard Marks a favor and
transport him to Speedy Mart to check in a beautiful 10 point
buck Mr. Marks had shot.
It seems Mr. Flanagan had brake trouble on the
way, his brakes started to fail coming down the hill on Left Fork
Creek Road, but Mike managed to stop the vehicle a little past the
Poling residence. Mr. Poling offered up some brake fluid, and off Mike
and Leonard went to Speedy Mart, brakes working fine all the way.... until
it came time to stop in front of the store.
Well, anyone who has been to the store since is aware of
the broken window, a result of Mike's failed brakes!
Deputy Balangee was on the scene shortly thereafter, taking statements and
insurance information. Mike was very impressed with the Calhoun
Sheriff's Officer, even though he is rather embarrassed about the entire
Unfortunately for Mike, he happened upon a group of local
hunters later in the afternoon, who showed him NO mercy.
If anyone is looking for Mike tomorrow, he will be home, replacing