|The Story||Election night comes and goes with no major surprises.|
|ews worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||"There is nothing more exhilerating than to
be shot at without result." - Winston Churchill
|The Story||The election did give rise
to one shocker: Sheriff's candidate David Walker wins a three person
race outright by beating his two opponents by a combined 2043 to 969.
|The Spin||Even Phil Ryan didn't pull
down those kind of numbers. Forget about the general November election,
"There's a new sheriff in town."
|The Story||DHS FOOTBALL ALUMNI GAME — Decatur High School has announced plans for its first ever alumni football game. The full-contact game, scheduled for May 22, will pit the even years against the odd years, complete with band, cheerleaders and drill team.|
|The Spin||Boys, someone is going to
get hurt - And The Spin will
be there to videotape all of the carnage. (That's assuming
Decatur ISD actually sanctions this event).
|The Story||The Wise County Domestic Task
Force holds its annual Casino [and Beer] Night.
|The Spin||Ironically, some say there is a link
between alcohol and domestic violence. However, the Task Force
apparantly believes that it just makes some people very, very happy.
|The Story||PARADISE COUNCIL – The Paradise
City Council last night was split on a requested $1.48 per hour pay
raise requested by long-time city secretary Teresa Moody. They tabled
the proposal pending a performance review and the start-up of the
municipal court for which she will be clerk. Moody, who started as city
secretary seven years ago at $10 per hour, now makes $11.52 per hour
and had asked for a raise to $13 per hour.
|The Spin||Let's not give a raise
(which would amount to a whopping $59.20 a week) until we give the lady
a performance review after she has
worked there for seven years?