Wearing a gray pin-striped suit, a businesslike striped tie, and ultimately a look of anguish, Michael Hooks Sr., whose resignation as Shelby County commissioner had taken effect at 12:01 a.m., formally pleaded guilty Monday in federal court to accepting $24,000 in bribes during the course of the FBIs Tennessee Waltz sting. An error in judgment affects a lifetime, a visibly contrite Hooks said to reporters afterward. I have nobody to blame but me." Meanwhle, state Senater Kathryn Bowers put off until September 5th a "final report" on her own plea. For more, go to Political Beat.