The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 2/18/06:
This Week's Overall Newsiness Rating: **

The Story The Decatur ISD School Board decides not to renew the contract of Rann Elementary School Principal Sheila McCollum.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) ***
The Spin I'm sure there's a reason why. I just can't find it in the article.

The Story Oddest ad of the week (in the Bridgeport Index).
News worthiness *
The Spin See it here. I'll begin an advertising campaign this week entitled "Attorney in Decatur."

The Spin Sandra Poynor resigns as the leader of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).
News worthiness **
The Spin She said that "I wanted to spend more time at my casa". (Not really. <Rimshot inserted here.> I apologize.)

The Spin Decatur annexes 80 acres in the northwest corner giving rise to speculation that "Home Depot, Target and Kroger" might be interested in the site.
News worthiness *
The Spin Home Depot? Not a chance with Lowe's already here. Target? Maybe in ten years. Kroger? Maybe in fifteen years.

The Spin A couple of Letters to the Editor in the Messenger decry the politiciaing of the Loretta Scott King funeral. "There is so much poverty in the American Blacks as a result of single parents and babies born out of wedlock," one person wrote. "They lead the nation in both."
News worthiness *
The Spin Kudos for at least not saying "Those People".

The Spin The Bridgeport Index reviews Frilly's restuarant and says, "The waitress was on her toes, but I didn't appreciate seeing half of her backside while I ate. Frilly's lost a point for that one."
News worthiness *
The Spin Gotta go. Heading to Frilly's.

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