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Woman dies doing what she loved: Getting thrown to ground by mule

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Central-KY-Kid, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. KySportsWriter and I both like working at our paper, but what our news section did today could get us put on "Headlines" on "The Tonight Show":

    http://www.thenewsenterprise.com/cgi-bin/c2.cgi?053+article+News.Local+2008091007023053003

    E’town woman dies doing what she loved
    Expert equestrian when thrown from pack mule along rocky trail

    CADIZ — An Elizabethtown woman, no stranger to pack animals, died Tuesday afternoon after being thrown from a large mule she was riding along an equestrian trail at Land Between the Lakes.

    Rhonda A. Boyd-Hogan, a 54-year-old rural mail carrier and partner in a stable outside Elizabethtown, died while doing what she loved. ...
     
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    Pretty sure there's a dropped word in your deck. Hope it wasn't like that in the print copy, or you'll never make Headlines.
     
  3. TheSportsPredictor

    TheSportsPredictor Well-Known Member

    This is worse than Twittering play-by-play of a funeral.
     
  4. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Heaven needed a mule-riding mail carrier.
     
  5. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    I am so going to hell for laughing at that
     
  6. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

     
  7. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Nobody dies doing what they hated anymore.
     
  8. zeke12

    zeke12 Guest

    The mule killed while doing what he hated.

    I don't know if that counts.
     
  9. Print had "killed when" in deck, but killed was omitted in Web site sub hed.

    Maybe that's a good thing if it keeps us off TTS' Headlines.
     
  10. Ace

    Ace Well-Known Member

    Aha! That leads to a better headline:

    Mule goes postal
    Dashes mailcarrier to death on rocky trail
     
  11. Armchair_QB

    Armchair_QB Well-Known Member

    "He was a quiet mule. He kept to himself."

    "Do you think he meant to kill her?"

    "Absolutely. It's all he ever talked about."
     
  12. KYSportsWriter

    KYSportsWriter Well-Known Member

    Looks like I'll be joining Slappy for laughing at that.
     
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