The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 1/19/07
This Week's Overall Newsiness: Fridgedly Boring

The Story The Decatur ISD school board met for over 7 1/2 hours to decide whether to extend the contract of Superintendent Gary Gindt. 
News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Cowboy's coach Bill Parcells stated in an off the record discussion that "it sure seems like a long time for them to make a decision."

The Story The Decatur Civic Center has a new director who foresees some changes: "The center, which already has a liquor license . . .  wants to have a country club type club which people can have memberships. The civic center is also exploring wine tastings."
News worthiness **
The Spin The local baptists urged the city council to rename the civic center as "House of the Devil" but the matter was tabled.

The Story The Boyd school board accepted the resignation (?) of high school principal Jack Williams and agreed to buy out the rest of his 18 month contract in an amount expected to be around $100,000.
News worthiness ***
The Spin It's called the "Intra School District Robin Hood Plan."

The Story
A little bit of controversy in Boyd erupts about lack of student support for the boy's basketball team. It hit a peak when a sign of "We Don't Care. We Play Football" appears in the crowd within the student section. On the same night against Brock, the score was 24-0 at the end of the first quarter.
News worthiness *
The Spin They don't care because they play football. They don't care because that team it bad.

The Story Gross tax receipts indicate that Chili's in Decatur was the greatest alcohol provider in the county with Frilly's coming in a close second.
News worthiness ***
The Spin "Wait until we add a karoke night," said a fake Chili's spokesman, "We'll blow the roof off alcohol sales then. There's nothing like a cold beer and a Bloomin' Onion while listening to some girl in a halter top bellow out 'Call Me By My Name' We're gonna rake it in!"

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