The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday before 10:00 p.m. unless I'm lazy.
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For the week ending 6/20/08
This Week's Overall News Theme: Party Like It's Your Birfday

The Story A huge crowd shows up to support tennis coach Curtis Enis at the the Alvord ISD school board meeting. So how does it start out? With an hour and a half closed executive session.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin We at least know none of the tax dollars are being used on public relations training.

The Story Charles Otto Burgess, 65,  blows threw a couple of fences before crashing into a tree in front of the home of June Scales.
News worthiness **
The Spin The man's condition was listed as . . . woah, woah, woah! Thirteen women at a party?

The Story From a letter to the editor:

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The Spin We may be rude but at least we have learned of a new McDonald's on FM 51.
The Story Bridgeport considers starting a recycling program but reducing trash pick up to just once a week.

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The Spin Birthdays?

The Story TxDot's Bill Nelson informs the county that they are looking at the dangerousness of the intersection at 51 and 2123.

News worthiness ***
The Spin Sheesh. Let me compile that data for you after an exhaustive study that took about 15 seconds:  (1) 2123 and 114, (2) 1810 and 287, (3) 2123 and 51, and (4) 287 by the Alvord truck stop. 

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