|The Story||After the very strange home
invasion a couple of weeks back, a 61 year old woman dies from her
injuries, police seek Jose Angel Sarmiento on murder charges, and
announce they fear he has fled to Mexico.
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||***|
|The Spin|| State Rep. Tom Delay
announces, "That's another reason we need to build us a real big old
wall down there."
|The Story||Grass fires spring up all over the
county aided by high winds and a year long drought.
|The Spin|| Some poor sap who accidentally started one of the
fires by using fireworks gets arrested and has his picture on the cover
of the Messenger to
boot. Can you say "overkill"? (One of the other fires
was accidentally started by
a welder but he is left alone).
|The Story||Vandals write some cryptic
graffiti on the Decatur Intermediate School including "D XIII" and "VL
|The Spin||Translation: "We would like
to take this opportunity to express our distaste for the TAKS test and
express the view that it hinders our desire to achieve a well rounded
education. We will strike again unless an emphasis on the
liberal arts is implemented."
|The Spin||The filing deadline for political
office comes and goes.
|The Spin||Unless there is some late
breaking news, this will be a fairly boring political season.
(And that's not necessarily a bad thing - The Wise County System may
not be broken after all.)
|The Spin||Area rabble-rouser H.D. Boswell
|The Spin|| I never met the man but,
in the oddest way, I think we've all suffered a loss.