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 12/27/03:
The Story Berry White enters the already crowded Sheriff's race.
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The Spin Campaign signs of "Can't Get Enough of Your Love, Babe" will certainly be eye-catching.

The Story The Messenger runs it annual list of Top Ten stories.
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The Spin Obviously they did not care about Charles Wilhite's failed Fall garden.

The Story Boyd elementary students learn about Hanukkah.
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The Spin It ended with a rousing rendition of "So put on your yalmulka, its time for Hanukkah."

The Story Jeppie Dale Grizzle, 23, was sentenced to two years in jail for multiple church burglaries in Wise and Parker counties.
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The Spin Have some common decency, man. Then, again, it was probably tough growing up named "Jeppie".

The Story In a small print ad in the Messenger, Robin Meador, a former Messenger reporter in 1989-1990, apologizes for writing  several articles  regarding "the false religion of Wicca, which included an interview with three witches." "I was wrong/sinful . . . and in writing these, I publicly denied the Truth . . . I pray that any type of damage/defilement done through these previous articles that I am responsible for, including any planting of false seed, Yahweh will correct/cleanse"
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The Spin (1) So that explains why attendance at First Methodist and First Baptist is down.  (2) And what's up with all the references to "Yahweh"?

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