Cindy Roller http://ketr.org en Photos: Tall in the saddle at the Cooper Rodeo http://ketr.org/post/photos-tall-saddle-cooper-rodeo Thu, 10 Jul 2014 16:36:22 +0000 Cindy Roller 56112 at http://ketr.org Photos: Tall in the saddle at the Cooper Rodeo Cooper, Enloe, Klondike ready to celebrate the 4th http://ketr.org/post/cooper-enloe-klondike-ready-celebrate-4th <p>For Delta County, the Independence Day weekend has many opportunities for celebrating.</p><p><strong>Cooper</strong></p><p>The 66th Annual Cooper Rodeo will be starting the Independence Day weekend with a parade tonight starting at 7 p.m. &nbsp;The annual Cooper Rodeo will be held both Friday and Saturday nights featuring local artist Lauren Taylor as well as a fireworks show near the Rodeo grounds by City Park in Cooper.</p><p>Admission is $10 for adults. Children 12 years and under are $5 and children under 3 are free.</p><p><strong>Enloe</strong></p> Thu, 03 Jul 2014 15:58:58 +0000 Cindy Roller 55811 at http://ketr.org Cooper, Enloe, Klondike ready to celebrate the 4th Indigent health care funds allocated to prisoners' health costs http://ketr.org/post/indigent-health-care-funds-allocated-prisoners-health-costs <p>During Monday morning’s regular Delta County Commissioners Court it was decided to reserve the remaining nearly $18,000 indigent healthcare funds of the $111,000 for Delta County jail inmates for the remaining three and a half months.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">“It is the law that the inmates must have medical and dental needs fulfilled,” said Delta County Judge Herb </span>Brookshire<span style="line-height: 1.5;">. “Lamar and Red River Counties have already run out of funds. …Basically, when it is gone, it is gone. We need to keep it to the bare bones.”</span></p> Fri, 27 Jun 2014 18:37:38 +0000 Cindy Roller 55548 at http://ketr.org Indigent health care funds allocated to prisoners' health costs Cooper Review receives photography, headline awards http://ketr.org/post/cooper-review-receives-photography-headline-awards <p>Of this year’s 159 newspapers submitting 1,566 entries, the Cooper Review recently received two awards from the Texas Press Association’s Texas Better Newspaper 2014 Contest.</p><p>The contest is broken down into 10 divisions created by dividing newspapers into circulation size. The Review competed against 20 other newspapers across the State and was judged by the New Mexico Press Association.</p> Thu, 26 Jun 2014 14:43:35 +0000 Cindy Roller 55487 at http://ketr.org Cooper Review receives photography, headline awards Cooper High School hires new principal http://ketr.org/post/cooper-high-school-hires-new-principal <p> Cooper High School students will see a new face in the hallways beginning in the fall as Keith Cook will be taking the helm as the new principal for the first time.&nbsp;</p><p>Cooper Independent School District Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger said this area of leadership is of the utmost importance and they have worked to find the very best fit for their campus.</p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:07:33 +0000 Cindy Roller 54797 at http://ketr.org Cooper High School hires new principal Another Main Street building suffers structural problems http://ketr.org/post/another-main-street-building-suffers-structural-problems <p><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">Formerly known as Knight's Head Inn on Main Street in Sulphur Springs, which was currently being renovated by its new owners Councilwoman Emily Glass and her husband Garrett and her parents, Bill and Gina Wilder, had the front facade caved after construction crews removed the front windows of the unoccupied structure. Fortunately, no injuries were reported.</span></p> Wed, 11 Jun 2014 19:00:26 +0000 Cindy Roller 54796 at http://ketr.org Another Main Street building suffers structural problems Cooper buildings vandalized http://ketr.org/post/cooper-buildings-vandalized <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Delta County Sheriff’s office is enlisting the watchful eyes of the Cooper community to help solve a rash of graffiti cases.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Suspects seem to be targeting abandoned buildings and using black spray paint to create large markings in most cases what looks to be initials.&nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 18:58:18 +0000 Cindy Roller 54484 at http://ketr.org Cooper buildings vandalized Murray, Carrington to compete for Delta Co. bench http://ketr.org/post/murray-carrington-compete-delta-co-bench <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In a much-anticipated primary runoff election, 732 Delta County voters made their voices heard in the Republican candidate race for County Judge. Opponent Jason Murray received 421 total votes to incumbent Herb </span>Brookshire’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> 311, giving Murray the majority with 57 percent. He will face Democratic candidate Ted Carrington in the general election in the fall.</span></p> Wed, 28 May 2014 18:55:45 +0000 Cindy Roller 54173 at http://ketr.org Murray, Carrington to compete for Delta Co. bench Boat ramps open again on Cooper Lake http://ketr.org/post/boat-ramps-open-again-cooper-lake <p>In a report from South Sulphur Unit at Cooper Lake State Park: Due to recent rains over Cooper Lake and the watershed that feeds its tributaries, the lake has risen approximately 6’ in the last three months. Thanks to the rise in water levels, all boat ramps on Cooper Lake are open.</p><p>The Dam on Cooper Lake is in good condition, according to the Army Corps of Engineers. It is monitored daily and is safe for travel. All problems or potential problems are thoroughly investigated.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 16:36:16 +0000 Cindy Roller 53845 at http://ketr.org Boat ramps open again on Cooper Lake Local cemetery receives well needed clean up http://ketr.org/post/local-cemetery-receives-well-needed-clean <p>Among the red paint-brush flowers and tall grasses lay a few, almost forgotten, headstones at Simmons Cemetery. A group of volunteers gathered last Tuesday out in a hidden corner of Ben Franklin to tend to those buried in the cemetery.</p> Wed, 21 May 2014 16:31:40 +0000 Cindy Roller 53844 at http://ketr.org Local cemetery receives well needed clean up