|The Story||Shane Hale, after winning an
appeal overturning his 40 year sentence, is convicted of aggravated
sexual assault and sentenced to life in prison.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||****|
|The Spin||This could fall within the
old saying "be careful what you ask for" but, for most of us, a forty
year sentence or a life sentence would be pretty much be the
same. (As a sidenote, the Messenger's
front cover picture of the victim's mother walking past
the patrol car was pretty darned good).
|The Story||The Boyd Yellowjackets win a State
Championship in 2A football.
|The Spin||Decatur ISD issued a
press release that read: "We congratulate the Boyd Yellowjackets on
their achievement and ....wait.....(pause) .... we think that if
.....maybe......we had a second chance at Abilene Wylie we ....would
of.....uh..... this is just too painful to continue."
|The Story||The Rhome Police Chief receives
the wrath of the city council when he promotes one of the town's
officers to the position of sergeant without consulting them.
||"We're not trying to
micro-manage the department, but, if you don't mind, why don't you give
us a call before the next arrest."
|The Story||A ham radio operator lobbies the
Bridgeport City Council to deny a request of Broadband Horizons to
bring it's broadband internet services to the city.
|The Spin||They next heard from a manual can opener owner who lobbied
against city hall's new electric can openers. "Those things are just a
passing fad," he said.
|The Story||The Paradise City Council approved
allowing Jon Vanerlyke to operate a mobile ice cream cart in the city.
|The Spin|| Ice cream in the dead of
winter in rural Paradise? The initial public offering might not get SEC