|The Story||Former Bridgeport High
School star Phillip Daugherty transfers from Texas Tech to Sam Houston
State after failing to win the starting job.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||Not that the same thing will happen, but former Texas A&M quarterback got frustrated when he was edged out of the starting job by Reggie McNeal. Last year Long led the school to the national semi-finals, became conference Player of the Year, in one game completed 38 passes for 577 yards, and threw for a season total of 4,588 yards. (Sidenote: Sam Houston State and Texas Tech actually face each other on September 17th).|
|The Story||Careflight will make a proposal on
Monday to county commissioners to privatize the county's EMS service.
|The Spin||This is a big deal with
Letters to the Editor already pouring in (the loss of jobs can cause
such a reaction). It is ironic, however, that the newly completed
$1 million EMS building might not be used at all if the change takes
|The Story||The director of the Wise County Domestic Violence Task Force resigns for "health reasons and the inabliltiy to fulfill her job requirements". The group started in 1999 with a budget of $8,000, which grew to $279,000 for 2006 with eight full time employees.|
|The Spin||The public might need to
seek a protective order from the rising costs.
|The Story||On a story about the Alzheimer's
Association meeting, the Messenger runs
the following headline: "Don't Forget Program on Memory Loss."
|The Spin||Funny. Kinda dark. But very
|The Spin||A Wise County jury cleared Aggregate Haulers, Inc. in a civil lawsuit this week about the traffic death of Arturo Guerra, Jr. The man was killed when he was hit in the rear by a Chaney Trucking driver that knocked him into the path of the oncoming Aggregate Haulers truck. Chaney had previously accepted 100% fault and had settled the case before trial leaving Aggregate Haulers as the only defendant.|
|The Spin||And in other news, The Spin did not win the Texas
Lottery on Saturday either. (And he stood a better chance than the