|The Story||The preliminary tax evaluations
by the Wise County Appraisal District are in and, guess what, they are
|The Spin||How is it that it costs
several hundred dollars to have your home appraised, yet every year the
government is able to do it without even walking in the door?
|The Story||A new magazine insert called Relish
("We celebrate America's love of food everyday") is being
inserted in the mid-week edition of the Messenger.
|The Spin||On behalf of every tree that
has lost its life for the publication of Relish, please end this tragedy
|The Story||There is some controversy over the
certifications and commissions of police officers of the Rhome Police
Department causing the district attorney to say, "I certainly don't
have any confidence in the Rhome Police Department."
||Warning: Telling a Rhome
officer that you "don't have any confidence" in his radar gun might
cause you to have confidence in the concrete that is Highway 287.
|The Story||The Messenger urges the City of Decatur to spend money on the old post office - up to $500,000 - to make it useable.|
|The Spin||And the fact that the empty
building sits directly across from the Messenger office has no impact on
Fellowship plans a new $4.3 million building near Paradise. The
church's pastor, in discussing plans for the church, said "he hopes
that [the] ministry can have chili cook-offs and invite NASCAR drivers."
Stewart and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., after initially expressing confusion,
rejected the offer claiming they will be focusing "on the poor and the
afflicted" in their spare time.