|The Story||It is announced that highway
380 will finally undergo its massive reconstruction in May.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||And the closest thing we have to a death defying amusement
park ride will be gone forever.
|The Story||A Holiday Inn Express under
construction in Decatur burns to the ground causing $2 million in
|The Spin||You might remember the chain's recent ad campaigns showing normal folks doing extraordinary things because "I stayed at a Holiday Inn Express last night." Investigators are looking into whether any local resident has gone around saying "I burned down a Holiday Inn Express last night".|
|The Story||Former Bridgeport standout
Kyle Clifton is named to the NY Jets
"All-Time" team at linebacker. The Bridgeport Index wrote "He
retired in 1996, and his father mused 'because it's a young man's
|The Spin||This is worthy of mention
because (1) Clifton may be one of the all time good guys and (2) the
Index writer used the term "mused".
|The Story||County Commissioner Mikel
Richardson responds to an anonymous mailer that went out critizing him.
In a Letter to the Editor he wrote: "Recently Precinct 3 was blanketed
with a vitriolic four-page mail out concerning me."
|The Spin||The Spin hates to
have to have a dictionary handy when he reads the paper. (For 99.9 % of
the potential voters out there who might not have caught it, he meant
the letter was "so sharp as to
cause mental pain". )
|The Story||The Messenger suggests a change in the
format of the local political forums by creating a panel of reporters
to screen questions. "Those reporters should represent the county's
only viable newspapers (the Wise
County Messenger and the Bridgeport
Index, as well as a representative of the Fort Worth Star Telegram)."
|The Spin||The Alvord Gazette,
The Greensheet and
The Spin take offense to