|The Story||The public relations firm ran by Dixie Parris who was
hired to "manage
public relations" for the last Decatur ISD bond election defends the
challenges brought by H.D. Boswell. Boswell claims that public funds
were used to promote passage of the bond - including a circular that
was mailed out. "However, Parris said that nowhere within the pamphlet
was the phrase 'vote for the school bond.' Instead, she said she broke
down the information - costs, benefits, why passage of the bond would
be a good thing . . . . "
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|The Spin||It all depends on what the meaning of the word "is" is.
Matthews, a Republican running for District Attorney, announced that he
had begun looking for an individual to serve as assistant district
|The Spin||In other news, Howard Dean and Richard Gephardt announced
they haven't even thought about a vice-presidential running mate.
|The Story||The Wise County Commissioners re-instituted the burn ban
beginning on Wednesday.
that wished to intentionally violate the burn ban in protest were
because it began raining cats and dogs immediately after the
|The Story||Regular season high school football ends and the playoffs
and Alvord are thankful their prayers for basketball season have been
answered. Bridgeport citizens begin most sentences with "I remember
when . . . . " Decatur is way too cocky. Boyd prays for a Billy
Joe Tolliver type of revival. Paradise wonders how you can get beat
56-0 one week (by a Jacksboro freight train) and play a playoff game