|The Story||The Wise County Youth Fair comes
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|The Spin||But we'll miss the daily Messenger Update alerting us to
when the goat weigh-in occurs or when the albino pigs will be
judged. That truly messed up our schedules.
|The Story||Speaking of the Youth Fair, a
normal Messenger story
revealed that many chickens die in the judging area due to the fact
they are carried upside down into the show. "The upside-down chicken's
blood rushes to its head . . . and can give the chicken a stroke," the
|The Spin||I'm calling PETA. (But
I do wonder if they have large talons.)
|The Spin||The new Decatur High School
district learns it will be in district 4-4A with teams from Wichita
Falls, Denison, Sherman, and Burkburnett. "Soccer season begins in
December and games are played January through March."
|The Spin||Oh, yes. Green grass.
Sunshine. Oh.....wait. Well, the joy of kicking a frozen soccer
ball will suffice.
|The Spin||The city of Decatur continues to
struggle to find a use for (and pay for renovations of) the old post
office that was purchased four 4 years ago for $150,000. It
continues to remain empty.
|The Spin||The city attorney is
researching the law for a special "do over" provision applicable to
former Runaway Bay police officer received 10 years deferred
adjudication for allegedly having sexual contact with a 14 year old
Bridgeport High School.
Bay Police Department announced in a fictitious press release that,
"Although this was an unfortunate incident, we still consider speeding
on 380 to be the worst crime in the State of Texas and will continue
our enforcement of our 55 mile speed limit until most, if not all, Wise
County residents have increased our budget because of speeding