|The Story||In a public hearing regarding the new jail, one
citizen criticized the commissioner's for spending so much. "If we
didn't have to build such elaborate jails, [the prisoners] might not
want to get in there."
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||Hey, The Mansion in Dallas is pretty nice but its guest
list would be pretty small if they couldn't control the checkout date.
|The Story||Wise County enters into a new Drug Task Force led by DPS
to lock up more folks as the War on Drugs continues.
|The Spin||Maybe $10 million for a new
jail won't be enough.
|The Story||The Wise County United Way
falls $30,000 short of its goal. The president of the
organization stated that "it every resident of the county would give
just $5 or $10, we could make our goal".
|The Spin||And have enough left over
for one heck of a party. (51,000 residents at $5 = $255,000 and 51,000
residents at $10 = $510,000).
|The Story||About 600 acres of prime lake front property of the Sid
Richardson Scout Ranch is under contact to be sold to a developer.
|The Spin||We never thought we'd see it but a few million dollars
will make anyone blink.
|The Story||The Messenger's
weekend edition has an "above the fold" front page article by
syndicated columnist Dave McNeely entitled "Perry may push video
lottery, cigarette tax"
|The Spin||It could have been titled "Here Is Proof That It Was a
Very Slow News Week In Wise County".
|The Story||It has nothing to do with Wise County, but the halftime
show at the Super Bowl caused a major stop down at The Spin's home.
|The Spin||Janet Jackson's revealing moment is here.
Parental discretion is advised (which is very odd since it was shown on