Delta County

2014 Elections
2:16 pm
Wed October 8, 2014

Candidate forum set for Oct. 9 in Cooper

There is a non-partisan forum planned for Thursday, Oct. 9 at the Delta County Civic Center starting with a meet and greet at 6:30 p.m. followed by the forum at 7 p.m. All candidates are invited to speak.

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Delta County
7:34 am
Tue September 30, 2014

Arrest made in Pecan Gap burglary case

Joseph Leon Wilson
Credit Cooper Review

Following a month long investigation by Delta County Investigator Ryan Brown and Deputy Rocky Villarreal, several stolen items from a burglary near Pecan Gap were recovered at a metal recycling facility in Commerce. Items reported stolen included antique vehicles, compressor, fuel tanks, radiator and car batteries.

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Delta County
1:52 pm
Thu September 25, 2014

Commissioners grant Community Support

Laura Gillean plans on utilizing the basement of the Delta County Courthouse for an organization aimed at helping others, Cooper Community Support.

The Delta County Commissioners met for a regular meeting on Monday morning to hear the request of Laura Gillean and Cooper Community Support. She implored the Court to allow her organization to meet in the basement of the Courthouse.

In her presentation she noted it is a non-profit educational, charitable and community development organization.

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Delta County
7:43 am
Thu September 18, 2014

County drops taxes fourth year in row

Credit Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

For the fourth year in a row Delta County has successfully dropped taxes. The maintenance and operation rate is 0.600938 and road and bridge is 0.163361 for a total of 0.764299. Last year’s total rate was 0.784299.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Wed September 17, 2014

Delta County beer/wine election expected in May

Cindy Roller
Credit Cooper Review

Cooper Review editor Cindy Roller says, after some legal complications that caused a delay, an election to determine whether the off-premise sale of beer and wine will be allowed in Delta County is now expected to be held in May 2015.

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Delta County
8:25 am
Tue September 9, 2014

Beer/Wine election expected for May 2015

Archives show the battle of beer/wine sales has spanned many decades.
Cindy Roller Cooper Review

The petition for the legal sale of beer/wine off-premise for Delta County and all of the cities inside the County is still active. Many have questioned if the City of Cooper would be included in regards to an election held on January 9, 1971.

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Delta County
9:03 am
Wed September 3, 2014

Cooper Volunteer Fire Department turns 100

Cooper Volunteer Fire Department trains for duty on the Square in Cooper.
Courtesy Photo Cooper Review

The Cooper Volunteer Fire Department will be hosting a 100th Year Anniversary Open House on Saturday, Sept. 13 from 2 to 6 p.m. The department has been serving the City of Cooper and Delta County since 1914.

“We will be celebrating the 100th year anniversary of the fire department,” said Cooper Volunteer Fire Department Chief Leland Howard on the ‘come and go’ event. “We hope you [the public] will join us in helping celebrate this historical event.”

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Delta County
8:49 am
Tue August 26, 2014

Beer/wine petition debate continues, May is goal

Credit Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Following the regular session of the Delta County Commissioners Court Monday morning presided over by Precinct Two Commissioner Max Moody, the petition for beer/wine sales off-premise seems to be no closer to finding its way to the November ballot.

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Delta County
11:03 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Beer and wine sales vote won't appear on ballot

After over a year of work, the second attempt for a petition, this time with 626 signatures for beer and wine sales for off-premise consumption only in Delta County, has met with yet another obstacle. Due to the current situation, the beer and wine sales will not be on the ballot for the County for November 4, 2014.

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Delta County
10:47 pm
Tue August 19, 2014

Local Farm recently receives Storm Damage

Heavy wind damage in Delta County
Cooper Review

On Saturday night a Delta County farm located at Farm-to-Market 1530 and County Road 3388 sustained heavy wind damage from a storm which produced over two inches of rain in parts of the County.

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Breaking
4:48 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Caller impersonating as Delta County Sheriff’s warrant officer

Citizens are being warned by the Delta County Sheriff’s office not to give any information out to a man by the name of Lieutenant Damon Brooks. Brooks is claiming to be a warrant officer, calling citizens and taking personal information.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Downtown Cooper hit hard by winds; new warning sirens coming for Delta County

Cindy Roller
Credit Cooper Review

The editor of the Cooper Review, Cindy Roller, discusses the damage to downtown Cooper from Wednesday evening's storm.  Ironically, Delta County has recently purchased warning sirens for several communities in the county.

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Delta County
11:06 am
Thu July 24, 2014

East Side Square in Cooper sustains heavy wind damage

Cooper Outlet's metal roof was pealed away and lies on top of the Professional Land Title Company's roof.
Cindy Roller Cooper Review

Straight line winds upwards of 70 miles an hour hit the east side of the Square in Cooper last night at approximately 6:30 p.m. causing damage to the businesses. Cooper Outlet sustained the most damage as the roof was torn off and blow onto the neighboring Professional Land Title office. No injuries were reported; however, many residents in Delta County and Hopkins including Tira and Birthright were without power for several hours. Tree damage was also reported.

Delta County
6:41 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Arrests made following rash of auto thefts

Credit photo

According to statistics, a car can be stolen in less than 60 seconds. Delta County has experienced a rash of auto thefts and car burglaries over the past few weeks and according to the Insurance Information Institute car burglaries peak in July and August.

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News
6:28 pm
Tue July 22, 2014

Delta County sets the curve on wages

While the Bureau of Labor Statistics recently reported Delta County as having the lowest national weekly wage average at $378. Statistically, this has created confusion among the population.

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