The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 8/28/04:

The Story Damon Chapman, 43, who was sentenced last week to a long prison term, breaks out of the Wise County Jail. He is captured a short distance away along with Hollie Dennis, 19, who was described as his girlfriend.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) ****
The Spin Heck, he had to break out. At the end of his prison term his girlfriend could be almost 30!

The Story Justice of thePeace C.D. Archer decides he isn't making enough money and files a grievance against the county.
News worthiness ****
The Spin Maybe he needs some new britches. (That is what we refer to as a "call back" joke).

The Story Dr. Elizabeth Rohr prompts an Amber Alert and is found in San Benito where she is placed under arrest. She is scheduled to appear in Wise County on a motion to revoke her probation on Tuesday.
News worthiness **
The Spin Uncomfirmed reports have it that she was running from Messenger photographer Cody Duty after the most unflattering of photos was taken.

The Story The commissioners get into it over raising emergency medical service employees pay.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Did anyone else notice that paramedics made $8.46 to $9.21?

The Story Ok, we know throwing the Saturday Sports section together with all those Friday night football scores has to be hard, but we find it hard to believe that  a Bridgeport player scored in the xxx game and find it even more unbelievable that the Messenger's Editor kicked the extra point.
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