We've all had those times when we were searching for an excuse for being late to some event. Whether it was work, school, parties, socials, etc., we've all had to look for excuses at some point.

So, if you're in Deep East Texas, maybe you should try some of these out:

"I had to go back home and get my purple shirt; there's an SFA game today!" **ONLY IN NACOGDOCHES**

"There WASN'T road work on my commute, and I was mind-blown. I had to stop and catch my breath."

"I was on 59, and someone saw a DPS trooper, so everyone went from 90-mph to 20."

"I was trying to win *INSERT PRIZE HERE* on the Merrell In The Morning Show."

"Out of the 12 donut shops in Nac, my kid will only eat from the one on the other side of town, so we had to go there." **ONLY IN NACOGDOCHES**

"I'm still trying to get the tar off my vehicle from that Lufkin Loop fiasco..." **ONLY IN LUFKIN**

"I got stuck behind the guys on horseback downtown..."

"Walmart, man..." ***CAN BE USED ANYWHERE ON THE FACE OF THE PLANET, AND WILL BE ACCEPTED***