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 11/6/04:

The Story The Republicans treat the Democrats like a red headed step child in the local elections.
News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5) ****
The Spin Where did all of those pro-choice, pro-gay marriage, pro-Civil Rights, anti-Iraq war Wise County voters go? Oh....wait....that might explain it.

The Story David Walker gets every vote in the county except two (Ok, a little of an exaggeration but not much) to become the State's youngest high sheriff.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Possibly overheard at a Northside bar in the future: "You're telling me you're a sheriff? Whatever. That is the worst pick up line ever! I suppose next you're going to tell me you've had some special super cop training at Quantico."

The Story In a mock presidential election in Ms. Susanne Parker's Decatur High School class, only two students out of 25 voted for Kerry.
News worthiness **
The Spin We're not sure, but we might have found one of the two.

The Story Shane Shuler, 17, is alleged to have stabbed Terry Hunter, 23, some twenty times at a party in Boonesville. Sergio Hernandez called 911 to report the stabbing and  "as he drove north on County  Road 3855, he lost control of his car and struck a tree." Both he and his passenger waited for police to arrive.
News worthiness **
The Spin "This county is so boring on weekends. Let's say we get a Sonic burger after the cops leave."

The Story Becky Simpson is jailed on allegations that she attempted to hire a hit man.
News worthiness *****
The Spin And on next week's episode of Desperate Housewives . . .

The Story Amazing: The Decatur Eagles end the regular season 10-0. Incredible: The Boyd Yellowjackets end the regular season 10-0.
News worthiness *
The Spin Ridiculous: The Bridgeport Bulls make the playoffs with a 3-7 record. (And we are not making this up.)

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