The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 3/17/07
This Week's Overall Newsiness:  High (If You Like Carnage On The Highways)

The Story A 32 room, $1.2 million hotel in Rhome is announced with a completion date by the end of this year.
News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Aren't their some homes bigger than that? (Or maybe the better question is: How can you build a 32 room hotel for $1.2 million)

The Story A child remains in critical condition after the van she was driving ran stop sign at the intersection of 1810 and 1655 in the fog.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Did you catch the part where the child doesn't have health insurance?

The Story The Wise County FHA livestock judging team comes in second out of 400 teams in Houston.
News worthiness *
The Spin Transcript of the winning answer: Student: "This tastes like the cow got into an onion patch." Judge: "Correct." Student: "Yesssssssssss."

The Story
In a crazy string of events, there were three seperate motorcycle accidents this week. The craziest: A 75 year old without a helment is injured after he clipped a trailer as he was making a left turn in Alvord. His passenger (yep, a passenger) was not seriously injured.
News worthiness ***
The Spin I would call the guy way too old to be riding a motorcycle, but I soooooo hope I'm doing the same thing at that age.

The Story Students across the county engage in jumping rope to raise money for the American Heart Association.
News worthiness *
The Spin Then, in a stunning turn of events, the kids go bat-crazy and start eating the money. Messenger photo here.

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