It’s August 22, Day 333 … and Hansonologists are on full alert.


Encrypted back-channel, classified “dark” security messages came to the Green Mouse, who naturally assumed they were from City Hall, but the smell of Chain ‘Bama leaped from the envelope.

Using his Jack Armstrong secret decoder whistle ring, the Green Mouse concluded that August 22 was to be the day when New Albany would regain its beat reporter after 11 months on the lam.

When there’s white smoke from Bill Hanson’s motorcycle exhaust pipe, there’ll be good news.

Until then, it’s just more of the same white flag.