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 12/29/07
This Week's Overall News Theme:  Back After A Week Off For No Apparent Reason

The Story In one of the oddest stories to grace 3/4ths of Messenger's cover,  Kim Tinkham of Boyd decides not to have surgery to fight her diagnosis of cancer.
)News worthiness (1 to 5)
The Spin Not me. You can carve me up like a fish if it will keep me alive.

The Story Kerry Gregg pens a Letter to the Editor going on a hate filled rant about illegal immigrants - dubiously noting the cost of health care and prison costs. Then came this gem: "Illegal aliens and their families cause 11 percent of our greenhouse gases."
News worthiness
The Spin Mouth falling open. Eyes glazed over.

The Story Gerald Hartley announces he will run for District Attorney as a Democrat.
News worthiness ***
The Spin That party affiliation is probably a good idea in Wise County - if it were 10 years from now. 

The Story The county's 911 service went out for two days with all calls being routed to Bridgeport.
News worthiness **
The Spin  "For a while there we were worried about the nightly calls of someone's husband being drunk and threading to run the Dodge Charger into the doublewide weren't gonna be answered," said on fictitious official. "But we handled up on our business read good."

The Story A couple rams a DPS Troopers car on a 15 minute chase in the south part of the county.
News worthiness **
The Spin
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