|The Story||Citizen Jan Ackerman chastises the New Fairview City Council referring to the town as a "jake leg city".|
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|The Spin||Jake leg? We thought the term was "jack leg" (meaning "amateur"). But since the town is taking measures to legalize alcohol sales, the term "jake leg" may qualify after all.|
|The Story||A man is found dead in his vehicle in the infamous public rest area 4 miles north of Decatur on highway 287.|
|The Spin||He was parked there for four days along with his dog inside the vehicle. (We are not making this up).|
|The Story||Five businesses in Rhome file permits to sell alcohol. Three were for beer and wine, one was for beer only, and the other was for "all alcohol".|
|The Spin||One application to sell only Mad Dog 20/20 was withdrawn at the last minute.|
|The Story||The Rhome City Council is advised that the city is "broke" until new taxes come in next month. "Council members discussed getting a loan or laying off police officers to save money."|
|The Spin||Lay off police officers? And let people go wild by running 71 mph through the 70 mph zone in Rhome? Oh the humanity!|
|The Story||The annual battle of the Big Sandy is played with Bridgeport beating Decatur 42 to 21 on Friday night. However, the fourth quarter turns a little wacky as the cheerleaders from both schools have a small shoving match on the track in the south end of the stadium. (Video here but will take a few minutes to download)|
|The Spin||Administration's Spin: This type of conduct will not be tolerated.
Those That Saw It Spin: Now that's entertainment.
Student Body's Spin: So who won?
The Average Guy's Spin: Make it a Pay-Per-View event and you'll never have to raise money for a Senior Trip ever again.