Daily Archives: October 16, 2006

Larry Langford, spammer

Langford wields e-mails in bond quest

In a last-ditch attempt to garner support for his scholarship plan, Jefferson County Commission President Larry Langford said he had 5,000 e-mails sent to educators and residents asking them to lobby the commission to support the plan, he said.

An automated phone poll also went to homes asking residents to push buttons to give their opinions on a proposed county bond refinancing that could pay for the college scholarships.

Because if there’s anything that’s more likely to get people on your side than unsolicited email, it’s calling them at home and asking them to work through a phone maze.

There’s something wrong with this sentence…

Five Mile Creek plan on path to completion

The Five Mile Creek Greenway, which began as an idea to make green space out of an abandoned mobile home park in Tarrant, is on its way to becoming a path that stretches the length of the 28-mile creek.

Either that creek is misnamed, or… Well, I don’t have an or here.