|The Story||The Spin may have had its
most unfunny weekend ever last Sunday.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||*|
|The Spin||Not coincidentally, The Spin was so sick last weekend
that he wouldn't have cracked a smile if he had been in a room full of
monkeys wearing tutus and smoking cigarettes.
|The Story||The County finally decides to pay
the remaining bill of architect Fred Cauble for his work on the money
pit which is the EMS building. To get the check, Cauble agreed to "give
up his copyright" on the architectural drawings of the building.
|The Spin||Uh, there's probably not
much of a chance the building will be duplicated.
|The Story||District Judge John Fostel makes the move to the Republican Party - almost completing the GOP domination of Wise County.|
|The Spin||For grins, could we at least
have a Far Religious Right Wing of the Republican Party and the Far
Ultra Conservative Wing of the Republican Party? We need at least some
political fights for fun. We fear political boredom.
|The Story||A survey reveals that every school district in Wise County falls below the state average in the area of teacher salaries.|
|The Spin||Now that was the picker
upper that every teacher needed for the new year.
|The Story||Wise County could receive up to
$441,000 in homeland security funds.
|The Spin||Is there any larger waste of
your taxpayer money than the amount of homeland security grants that
are available throughout the country? (By the way, this year, the
government will spend $412
billion more than it will take in).
|The Story||Decatur High School students learn
about the ham radio and its wonderful potential.
|The Spin||One student immediately left class, fired up his cell
phone that allows text messaging and picture emailing and said "The ham
radio is so cool, you can like communicate with the other fifty people
in America that have a ham radio!"