The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday around 10:00 p.m.
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For the week ending 7/14/06:
This Week's Overall Newsiness Rating: Not Bad

The Story Tony Kempf, 47, dies in an auto accident a few months after having been arrested for murder.
News worthiness ***
The Spin The circle of life.

The Story Architect Jeff Hefflelfinger proposes a new animal shelter to the county commissioners with a price tag of $1.1 million.
News worthiness **
The Spin Does the new shelter include dog Jacuzzis and massage tables were eliminated?

The Story Former county commissioner Farley Bridges dies of cancer at the age of 48.
News worthiness ***
The Spin 48.

The Story The Wise County Sesquicentennial Committee is seeking suggestions to compile a list of "150 great things" about Wise County.
News worthiness *
The Spin So far they are stalled on reason #16: "We have lots of places to buy beer."

The Story The Messenger runs a photo of former Bridgeport Economic Development Corporation director Alan Smith being transported from the Wise County Jail to the prison system.
News worthiness **
The Spin That Joe Duty is everywhere! He just happened to be in the Wise County Jail sally port at the exact moment that Smith was moved! (Photo here).

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