October is “Sharing the Vision” month. Lions Club International has announced their Centennial Service Challenge.
With this, the local Lions Club of Cooper would like the public to know there are collection boxes for donations of eyeglasses at Miller’s Pharmacy, Cooper Home Health, Cooper Post Office, Lowery Medical Supply and many of the area churches. Plus the Club will be accepting gently used eyeglasses at the upcoming fundraising Pancake Breakfast annually held at the Cooper Volunteer Fire Station on Saturday morning of Chiggerfest Oct. 18 and at the Health Fair at the Civic Center that same day.
Terrance Jerome Parker of Cooper was arrested not once but twice for local robberies that began at the beginning of August.
“We are again experiencing a rash of thefts in Delta County, at least three thefts and/or burglaries have occurred over the last two weeks. Property owners should remain alert, lock up when possible and report any suspicious activity,” said Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith, “The Sheriff’s Office will continue to focus on these thefts and burglaries. The investigation into one more of these thefts is progressing very well, we have a suspect and we are finalizing our investigation and at least one person will most probably be arrested.”
Henslee Hardware began in 1887 from meager start under a tent by owner John Franklin Henslee with a $500 inventory with everything from whiskey and nuts and bolts to caskets, farm implements and dynamite.
True dedication to one community is serving it for 127 years. That is exactly what Henslee Hardware has done. It began in 1887 from meager start under a tent by owner John Franklin Henslee with a $500 inventory with everything from whiskey and nuts and bolts to caskets, farm implements and dynamite.
The iconic red building store has remained a staple at 21 North Side of the Square in Cooper.
For so many that have had the honor of stepping across the threshold of The McKinney Home back into time, they will too become a piece of this dollhouse’s history. On Sunday, Dec. 8 the public is invited to an Open House to commemorate the 100th birthday of The McKinney Home, located on 250 SW First Street in Cooper.
Social media exploded late Saturday night with reports of 'loud explosions' and 'gun shots' being heard across the region.
At about 11:20 Saturday night, a large "boom" was heard in Commerce and nearby areas. With a secondary explosion 30 minutes later. Social media was buzzing with many people wondering what was going on, with some fearing potential meteors or even earthquakes.
After receiving many calls, Commerce Fire and Police Departments were unable to locate any damage, or fires of any sort.