|The Story||Five coaches from various school
districts in the county will attempt to ride real steers for eight
seconds at a charity event on May 22nd. "Only Alvord High School has
not sent a representative to the competition."
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||*|
|The Spin||Alvord ISD's academic
ranking was immediately raised to "Excellent" because its coaches are
really, really smart..
|The Story||Messenger headline:
"Stripper" draws attention with introduction
|The Spin||That would be a story about
a wood stripper, and we admit that we were suckered in.
|The Story||Commissioners reject the proposed
purchase by Justice of the Peace C.D. Archer of an Olympus
digital camera for $1,000 to be used on "inquests".
|The Spin||(1) Just how many "inquests" are done? (2) We noticed that
Best Buy has a 3.2
megapixel Olympus digital camera for $149.99.
|The Story||Randall Watson writes a Letter to
the Editor on Thursday which prompted a response from a councilman and
the mayor in Sunday's edition of the Messenger.`
|The Spin||The two letters ran a
whopping 40 column inches. We are way too lazy to read all that.
|The Story||It's Mother's Day again.
|The Spin||And nothing says "I love
you" like a visit to . . .