The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday before 10:00 p.m. unless I'm lazy.
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For the week ending 1/26/08
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Government Happy Hour

The Story The Rhome City council considers hiring a city administrator in order to avoid the bickering between them.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Wanted:  City Administrator position.Must have experience in public humiliation and scorn. Monthly ridicule at city council meetings required. Term of employment is year to year but firing after three months is highly likely. Salary negotiable. 

The Story  The new Wise County elections administrator, Glen Moore, is reported to have resigned.
News worthiness ***
The Spin I could be wrong on this one, but watch for this story next week: He might have written a letter that was interpreted as a resignation when he really didn't want to.

The Story The parents of Jackie Murphree have filed a civil suit against both Site Concrete, Inc., and the driver, Betty Ann Monroe, for negligence on both parties that led to a collision that occurred on the morning of Aug. 17 at the intersection of County Road 1110 and U.S. 380, just west of Decatur. 
News worthiness ***
The Spin Verdict Form
Percentage of vault:
Betty Ann Monroe: 99.999999%
Site Concrete, Inc.: 00.000001% 

The Story The Robert Johnson family holds signs on MLK, Jr. Day outside of the courthouse. They hope that Decatur will hold a parade on the holiday in the future. 
News worthiness *
The Spin Hey, we only hold parades for the important stuff like rodeos and homecoming.

The Story William Griffin, 22, of Bridgeport is arrested for Intoxication Manslaughter in Fort Worth. He had reportedly left Joe T. Garcia's.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Site Concrete, Inc. issued a statement denying responsibility.

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