|The Story||The first alumni football game
takes place in Decatur.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||To be expected, there
were lots of sacks, fumbles, and interceptions. Amazingly, there was no
action on the part of the paramedics (no injuries) or the police (no
on-field assaults). And the over 40 crowd has a new hero in Kevin
|The Story||Governor Rick Perry appears
at a $500 a plate fundraiser in Wise County but asks the Messenger "to not run a story
prior to the event".
|The Spin||Meaning: "I understand the
common man, but the common man may not understand $500 a plate. Let's
keep this quiet, ok?"
|The Story||The Bridgeport City Council balks
at paying for an officer to be based at the high school unless the
school kicks in some money.
|The Spin||School officials fear there will be a rash of kids wearing
jeans halfway down their butts if the police presence disappears.
|The Story||H.D. Boswell fails in his attempt
to win election to the school board.
|The Spin||And weeks of Spin material go up in smoke. But
only 263 people voted? There are more than 263 people at Walmart
|The Story||Four Boyd football players sign
national letters of intent to play at Sterling College in Kansas.
|The Spin||Their only demand was that
the school be renamed to Billy Joe Tolliver University.