|The Story||A Letter to the Editor
criticizes the Messenger for
using a headline last week that included the phrase "gunned down" in
describing the cops shooting of an alleged fleeing robbery suspect.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||The police, after reviewing
the video, announced the man was shot 19 times in five seconds.
The Letter to the Editor is correct, the headline should have read
"Robbery Suspect Really Gunned
|The Story||Wise County Republican Party
chairman D.A. Sharpe announces his intentions to step down.
|The Spin||We'll know when a new
Republican chief is elected once we see puffs of white smoke coming
from the courthouse bell tower.
|The Story||Phil King gives another "talking
points" speech in Decatur and points the finger at the high number of
administrators in public schools as being the source of educational
|The Spin||And in that same issue of
the Messenger was this
headline "Boyd School Board Creates new administrative position" called
"director of student services." We hate to admit it, but King might be
right. (But we still don't like him).
|The Story||Lowe's formally announces that it
is coming to Decatur with its construction site being on business 380
across from the Sears store.
|The Spin||We'll be able to buy a
Craftsman Jigsaw and go get a Bloomin' Onion to eat without even having
to get into our cars. Talk about being in high cotton.
|The Story||Going back to the D.A. Sharpe
retirement story, Gov. Rick Perry left this shocking message in regards
to his departure.
|The Spin||For your listening pleasure.
[OK, OK, if you don't know the story behind the audio, it is here].