The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 6/16/07
This Week's Overall Newsiness: They smile in your face . . . All the time they want to take your place

The Story County Clerk Sherry Parker-Lemond requests the county commissioners create the position of Elections Administrator for the county. The elections aspect of the clerk's job has simply become too time consuming.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin The all-Republican commissioners court voted to appoint who they believed to be the "perfect person" for the job.

The Story A kid catches a nasty carp at the Kid's Fishing Derby.
News worthiness *
The Spin Officials pretend it is a trophy bass.

The Story In a bizarre story, a man gets stabbed in the back while waiting in a car at 51 and 287 in front of the Quiznos/Jack In The Box in Decatur. The boyfriend of the female driver is accused of the act after seeing the two in the car.
News worthiness ****
The Spin I'm going to defer to Messenger that came up with the very funny headline of "Love Hurts" - which must be a reference to the old Nazareth song ( clip here.)

The Story Rhome considers the use of a polygraph in connection with new hires and even volunteers.
News worthiness **
The Spin Lou: Did Jane's finance kidnap Sydney and take her to Las Vegas? And if so, did she enjoy it?
Jerry: I don't know.
Lou: Did Jane sleep with Michael again?
Jerry: (He hesitates) Yes! That stupid idiot. He left her for Kimberly, he slept with her sister. He tricked
her into giving him half her business, and then she goes ahead and sleeps with him again. I mean she's
crazy. How could she do something like that? Oh that Jane, she makes me so mad.

The Story A couple ends up overturning their vehicle while traveling from Minnesota to Weatherford in order to deliver two King Charles Spaniels they had sold. 
News worthiness **
The Spin Is it worth traveling all that distance to deliver a couple of pups? Maybe.

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