The assistant chief of the Cooper Fire Department Tanner Crutcher says the department now has 18 fire fighters, but needs 25 to be fully staffed. Only four volunteers were available to fight a recent two-story house fire in Cooper. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old, live near Cooper, be in good physical condition, and be able to pass a background check. Prospective volunteers may pick up an application at Cooper City Hall. Also on this program is Cooper Review
Our wellness commentator Velvete Womack, owner of Balanced Newtrition in Rockwall, says habitual overeating causes many problems for the body's internal organs, in addition to causing overeaters to become overweight.
Delta County Emergency Management Coordinator Monty Hobbs discusses recent activity in his office. He says the county's grants from the Federal Emergency Management Center (FEMA) have been cut by 63 percent this year, and he's trying to get the county and the city of Cooper to make up the difference. Also, Hobbs says he's attempting to develop an emergency operations center for the county. On another subject, Cooper Review editor Cindy Roller discusses what