|The Story||It rained a lot - a heck of a lot.
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|The Spin||And Lake Bridgeport is
still 3 1/2 feet low.
|The Story||Alleged malnourished horses
are seized and the County Attorney's office claims the Dr. Elizabeth
Rohr is responsible. This prompts a Letter to the Editor by Ellen
Mahanay that Rohr should be placed "in solitary confinement with an
overflowing toilet until she herself had a slow, tortuous death by
|The Spin||In other news, Wise County
has many loved filled churches.
|The Story||One Paradise resident gets upset
with the City Council for a variety of reasons and says "All you are
doing is intruding. Please let people live their life. We've had a nice
little town here for a hundred million years and it looks like now you
are trying to turn it into a Bridgeport or Decatur or something."
|The Spin||Decatur officials immediately demanded an apology claiming
the comment suggested that Bridgeport and Decatur are somehow equal
"which they clearly are not" said one official who did not wish to be
identified. "We have a Starbucks - don't people know class when they
|The Story||The Wise County Messenger creates the
"Wise County Cup" honoring the school district that excelled the most
in sports based upon a scoring system that the Messenger created.
|The Spin||And Decatur ISD won. How did
that possibly happen?
|The Story||The Appraisal District releases
the property appraisals, and, surprise, they are higher.
|The Spin|| And Mickey Hand wishes he
had Osama Bin Laden's hiding place.
|The Story||Supporters in Bridgeport of beer
and wine sales fail to gather sufficient signatures to force an
|The Spin||"Let's just say the Pearly
Gates are going to be a little more friendly to those west of the Big
Sandy," said one Bridgeport official.