|The Story||Wise County Little League
officials worry about the shortage of ball fields but worry about
funding. "It's gotten to where we're having to schedule games on . . .
Wednesday nights, which was always taboo because of church," said one
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||*|
|The Spin|| "However, we just
labeled it a 'baseball fellowship', served some punch and cookies, and
the Baptists never batted an eye."
|The Story||A signed statement was
presented to the county commissioners which read, in part,
“It has been discovered that the most recent petition for a [sic] emergency service district no. 2 Wise County was gathered and filed under the wrong chapter 775. This is not the Texas Statue [sic]. It can be filed under Ref. Texas Statue [sic] . . .
“We the undersigned citizens of Wise County ask that this petition be denied under 776.017.
“If this petition is not denied under a Texas Statue [sic] Chapter 776.017 and the commissioners court approve the petition under chapter 775 we will seek further legal action to stop this wrongful action.”
|The Spin||County Judge Dick Chase had
an "angry response" to those speaking that were not on the agenda, but
it is unconfirmed that he uttered "that's statute, not statue!!" under
|The Story||James Taylor writes an angry
Letter to the Editor when the Messenger
failed to mention an appearance by the music group The Rankins who had apparently
appeared at the multi-purpose building.
|The Spin||We've heard of James Taylor
but not The Rankins.
|The Story||Lauren Cheves "earned a $50,000
golf scholarship from the University of North Texas."
|The Spin||We were about to balk at
that purported cost of a regular public college education until we
found out that we hadn't priced tuition, room and board lately.
Annual Costs at UNT:
|The Story||The Bridgeport City Council sees a
demonstration on the use of an "Advanced Taser M-26" (see a tricked up photo).
|The Spin||The hog-tying demonstration
was immediately canceled.