|The Story||Starbucks opens in Decatur.
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|The Spin||Isn't there something odd
about having $5.00 coffee in a county that loves donkey basketball?
|The Story||The Bridgeport Chamber of Commerce has Dale Hanson speak at its annual banquet.|
|The Spin||Our membership dues aren't
going to be doubled to pay for that, will they?
|The Story|| Former Rhome Police Officer Shane
Hale wins an appeal forcing his plea bargain to be overturned and the
case to go back on the court's docket.
|The Spin||We wonder where the Messenger
about this? (We'll take a free subscription and a three line
classified ad as a token of gratitude).
|The Story||The City of Bridgeport may have a
wet-dry election if a petition garners enough signatures.
|The Spin||"They can have their big city fancy
coffee latte mochas over there in Decatur, we're shooting for some
Pabst Blue Ribbon like God fearing country folk should."
|The Story||H.D. Boswell runs for the
Decatur School Board.
|The Spin||We have no idea if he is the
best candidate, but a victory would guarantee Spin material every week.
|The Story||Bridgeport High School boys engage
in a fund raiser that has them cross dressing.
|The Spin|| (1) There is something just
sooo uncomfortable about this, and (2) Speaking of uncomfortable, check
out this line from the Messenger
accompanying a photo: "Anthony Gonzales interacts with Dr. Leo Selz
with some bump-and-grind dance moves".