|The Story||The volunteer fire departments say
they need a big bag of money, the commissioners say they don't have a
big bag of money, and a former commissioner who is also a volunteer
firefighter says, oh yes, there is a big bag of money.
|The Spin||Then someone mentioned
"Road and Bridge Funds" and everyone got Tired Head.
|The Story||Rhome is all torqued up about a
remark that city council member Patti Robison made during a meeting
that Fire Chief David Wood "did not have a GED and should not be fire
chief." After she failed to apologize, Wood said "it's far from
|The Spin|| This will have to get
ratcheted up into some serious name calling before it will get
publisher Roy Eaton writes a rare editorial, but he is in
rare form as he refers to city and county "long term planning
committees as "a joke", Karl Rove as "despicable", and TXDOT
engineer Bill Nelson as "certifiably crazy" for not wanting a stop
light at the entrance to the new Decatur High School.
|The Spin||Ok, he didn't say
"certifiably crazy" - but he should have.
|The Story||Sgt. Bobby Arriola resigns after
being arrested in June for public intoxication while at Canyon Lake
near New Braunfels. "As a courtesy call, the Comal County Sheriff's
Office notified the BPD that it had arrested one of BPD's employees."
|The Spin||The Comal County Sheriff's
Office will also hold a "Pour Salt in a Person's Wounds" fund raiser
|The Story||When questioned about the funding
for an animal shelter (the current animal shelter has been threatened
with closure by the state health department), County Commissioner Mikel
Richardson said, "The animal shelter is SOL – surely out of luck. I
don’t think we can budget it."
|The Spin||Don't forget to tip your
bartender and waitresses - he'll be here all week.