A tongue in cheek review of the news published this week regarding Wise County.
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For the week ending 12/28/02:

The Story Botox comes to Bridgeport allowing wrinkles to disappear through the use of a simple injection.
News worthiness  (on a scale of 0 to 5) **
The Spin "Honey, pick up a bucket of chicken an a jug of botox on your way home. I plan on looking sexy for New Years"

The Story The City of Runaway Bay rejects bids for building a new police headquarters (bids came in from $37,511 to $49,088.85) choosing instead to lease the old Sprint building for the ever aggressive police force. 
News worthiness *
The Spin Did you note that the estate of Ada G. Blakley donated $50,000 to the city this week? Think the boys on the police force noticed?

The Story The Messenger runs a feature on shopping with a report from David's Western Wear. "We sell a lot of Cruel Girl Jeans . . . . We get boxes in and we can't keep [the shelves] full."
News worthiness *
The Spin Since you were wondering

The Story The end of the year brings out the Top Stories of the year. 
News worthiness **
The Spin Has any community suffered more than Paradise this year?

The Story A 16 year old crashes his pickup through the side of a home on Walnut Street in Decatur on Christmas afternoon.
 News worthiness ***
The Spin "Hey, I do this on Play Station 2 all the time and never get in trouble!"

With 100% of the Precincts Reporting, We Have a Final:
 New This Week
Year To Date
Number of new births announced in the Wise County Messenger
Number of new births announced by parents with different surnames (or no father identified): 
 2 (25%) 
177 (32.89%)

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