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 2/23/08
This Week's Overall News Theme: Swapping Promises

The Story The annual Wise County Swap Meet returns. 
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin  "This was a pretty good year for junk," said one participant. "Overall, the quality of junk is better than other swap meets I've been to where the junk isn't as high of quality. Uh, do you know where I can get a fuel pump for a '75 Cutless Supreme and a beer?"

The Story "Take Off Pounds Sensibly" runs an ad in the Messenger which has an odd description in it.
News worthiness *
The Spin I guess marijuana brownies are out of the question.  Link.

The Story TxDot promises that the 380 project will be completed by May 1st "barring any inclimate weather delays."
News worthiness ***
The Spin Well, all we needed was a promise. 

The Story Rhome City Councilman Brandon Davis says someone is threatening him and his family.  "If a confrontation becomes physical then I want people to know that I'm a soldier and can handle the problem permanently," Davis said.
News worthiness ***
The Spin To quote Sgt. Hulka, "Lighten up, Francis."

The Story Another award winning photograph by the Messenger's Joe Duty
News worthiness **
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