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.
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For the week ending 12/15/07
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Ordinary People, We Don't Know Which Way To Go

The Story Boyd City Councilman Joe Bob Unger resigns after moving outside of the city limits. "Unger still plans to spend a lot of time in Boyd since he still owns and manages a trailer park there."
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Joe Bob owns a trailer park. In Boyd? In Wise County? Surely you jest.

The Story After the father and daughter of the Bell family die from an accident on Christmas Eve, another child passes away on Friday.
News worthiness ***
The Spin Silent Night. Unholy night. 

The Story Randy Moss of Chico is elected to the Board of Directors of the Wise County Appraisal District.
News worthiness *
The Spin "I'm glad to get out of Oakland and look forward to catching balls for the Appraisal District," Moss said.  "And if I can inflate the numbers, so be it."

The Story Parr run for constable. Parr former cop. Parr live in Boyd.
News worthiness **
The Spin

The Story Bridgeport City Administrator Van James takes a leave of absence to head to Iraq as a "civilian advisor."
News worthiness **
The Spin "I've dealt with the West side," a fake James said. "I can deal with suicide bombers."

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