Fire captain writes a ticket, tells woman to watch her mouth
By PEGGY O'HARE Copyright 2008 Houston Chronicle
Aug. 13, 2008, 11:28PM
If all storms had a name, this one would start with the letter F.
As Tropical Storm Edouard closed in on the Texas Gulf Coast last week, a storm of a different kind was brewing inside the sporting goods section of a Wal-Mart store in La Marque. It started with the F-word.
And now a 28-year-old single mother must go to court if she wants to fight a ticket for using profanity.
On Aug. 4, as local residents prepared for deteriorating weather conditions, Kathryn "Kristi" Fridge made a last-minute stop at the Wal-Mart at FM 1764 and Interstate 45 with her mother and 2-year-old daughter.