|The Story||The financially poor city of
Aurora ponders forming a volunteer fire department as well as the
furnishing of fire fighting equipment. "Councilman Cy Farver said the
council was told the equipment would come free of charge from a
volunteer fire department that was going out of service."
|News worthiness (on a scale of 0 to 5)||**|
|The Spin||And once that equipment
breaks down, the volunteer firefighters will have a lot of time on
|The Story||Delore Baldwin, who was found dead
last week on the LBJ Grasslands, was buried this week and, according to
the Messenger, her "horse was
to attend her funeral."
|The Story||In a Letter to the Editor, Lydia Markoff
proclaims that allowing Terri Schiavo to die may not have been a bad
thing after all. "If you believe in Heaven, why would you fight so
desperately to keep this poor woman from passing in the afterlife," she
|The Spin||Because everyone wants to go
to Heaven but no on wants to die.
|The Story||Syndicated columnist Annette
Bridges writes that she wouldn't want life support to end if she were
in Terri Schiavo's situation because there is always hope. She cites
the biblical story
of Jesus healing a man at the Pool of Bethesda as support for her
|The Spin||Hey, Jesus also raised Lazarus from the dead but
we don't expect that to happen again either.
|The Story||The Messenger runs a story on the
dispatchers at the Wise County Sheriff's Office. We learned that
30 to 40 percent of the daily calls are domestic violence related and
"people don't fight about major issues, such as money. Rather, they
argue about something as minor as whether dinner is ready when a spouse
comes home from work."
|The Spin||Well that explains all that yelling we
overheard last night about a pot pie.