The Spin
A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
Normally posted every Sunday before 10:00 p.m. unless I'm lazy.
(Note: To make sure you are receiving the most recent update, hold down the "Shift" key while you click on reload/refresh).
For the week ending 11/24/07
This Week's Overall News Theme:  No Peace. No Bottle Rockets.

The Story The Messenger reports that the Walmart parking lot, at 5:00 a.m. on Friday, was "as close to full as many had seen."
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Walmart? We're getting in line for Walmart? This truly is a Black Friday.

The Story Amy Williams implores the Boyd City Council to amend one of its ordinances so she can keep eight pygmy goats in her backyard.
News worthiness ***
The Spin "Now if they were bird dogs, that'd by OK. I like a good bird dog," said one fictitious councilman. "But that word 'pygmy' makes me think of Africa. I don't think much of Africa."

The Story The Commissioners Court issued a burn ban and a restriction on some fireworks.
News worthiness ***
The Spin "This drives me crazy," said one youngster who was being deprived of setting off explosive devices to celebrate the Baby Jesus' birthday. "Why do they hate freedom?"

The Story "Behind my back people say . . . "
News worthiness **
The Spin High school girl throws down some comedy here.

The Story I wish there were a place that bikers - make that bikers that feel unchained - could worship.
News worthiness **
The Spin Well, I'll be.

See something in the local papers that struck you funny?  Then suggest a topic for The Spin.

View Last week's issue.
Partial Archive List

© 2007 Wise County on the Web. Contents or HTML representation and Graphics are Copyright 2005, and may not be
copied or mirrored without prior written permission.