|The Story||The county must come up with an extra $1.7 million for the
jail expansion - a project that now has a total cost of $10.1 million -
and the thought of it causes commissioners to fret.
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|The Spin||Humans spend a lot of money to put other humans in cages.
|The Story||The City of Rhome comes in first place in the revenue
raising business with its municipal court raking in $268,000 in fines
and fees. That comes to $487 per resident. (Compare it to Decatur
which brings in an average of $61 per resident and Bridgeport that
brings in $91 per resident).
|The Spin||Let's see? How many speeders
do you have to catch to come up with an extra $1.7 million?
|The Story||Decatur Football coach Kyle
Story turns down the Midlothian head coaching job after making "several
trips" to the area and touring the facilities. The offer was made by
Midlothian Superintendent J.D. Kennedy - a name that sounds very
|The Spin||It's a matter of time Eagle
fans. It's only a matter of time.
|The Story||A thirty car train derailment leaves a mess between
Decatur and Rhome.
|The Spin||Ok, who put the penny on the track?
|The Story||An astonishing fifth Republican candidate joins the race
for tax assessor-collector. Only one person, the incumbent, has filed
on the Democratic side of the ballot.
|The Spin||We will soon learn whether being a Democrat is the kiss of death in Wise County. Obviously, five folks already thinks so.|