Delta County

Delta County
1:09 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Delta County Cinderella Project is underway

Courtesy Photo

Local Delta County ladies are making fairy tales come true for Prom-goers with the Cinderella Project.

“It is a program designed for junior and senior girls attending prom who are in need of a prom dress. Dresses these days are so expensive, and we want to make sure every girl has a chance to attend,” said Brittany Hunter, organizer. “The dresses are free and the girls don't have to show any proof of finances to come. It is open to Cooper as well as any surrounding schools.”

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Delta County
1:03 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Cooper sets Clean Up Week

Clean up week helps keep places like the Gazebo on the Square clean!

The Cooper City Council set the annual city clean-up week for April 5 – 12. Dump charges are free on Saturday, April 5 and fees are half price during the days from April 7 through April 12.

Approval was given to certify unopposed candidates for three open council positions and cancel the election set for May 10. Council members David Phillips, Joann Preas and Willie “Bear” Wilkins have filed for re-election.

The next Cooper City Council meeting is scheduled for Monday, April 14 at 6 p.m. at City Hall.

Delta County
12:56 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

Crime Stoppers reward up to $10K for tips on cattle thefts

Lake Country Crime Stoppers has now increased the reward to more than $10,000 for tips that lead to the arrest or indictment of those responsible for theft of more than 60 head of cattle from the North Hopkins-southern Delta County area since June of 2012, according to Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Special Ranger Toney Hurley.

The losses have been significant to the cattle owners, upwards of $1,000 per 500-pound calf. The stolen cattle have been a mix of calves, cows, yearlings and other bovine.

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Tomorrow's Water Today
7:04 am
Mon March 3, 2014

Delta County proposed reservoirs are 'alternates'


The two proposed George Parkhouse Reservoirs would both be built in eastern Delta County - one along the North Sulphur, one along the South Sulphur. There are no immediate plans to build the lakes, but they remain as "alternate" sources of water that could be developed in the future.

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Blacklands Cafe
6:00 am
Fri February 28, 2014

FEMA turns down emergency aid for Delta County

Ice caused major damage in Northeast Texas in December 2013.
Cooper Review

Cooper Review editor Cindy Roller says the Federal Emergency Management Agency turned down Delta County's request for emergency assistance following the December ice storm.  Damage in Delta County from the storm is estimated at $2 million.

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Delta County
3:22 pm
Thu February 27, 2014

Delta Hope House serves at new location

Cindy Roller

Not only does The Hope House in Cooper give its clients hope – and nourishment – but now with a new location and new name, “Delta Hope House” it can truly serve the public to its capacity.

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2014 Elections
2:14 pm
Mon February 17, 2014

GOP primary: Delta Co. ballot

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Regional and county offices

  • County Judge:  JoNita Moody, Kathy Houchins, Jason Murray, Danny Pickering, Herb Brookshire
  • County Treasurer: Debbie Huie, Bonnie A. Hobbs
  • County Commissioner, Precinct No. 3: Loyd W. Vandygriff
  • County Commissioner, Precinct No. 2: Gary Anderson, Jerry Derr
  • Justice of the Peace, Precinct No. 5, Place 1: Ginny Goforth Phifer, Chuck Reed
  • County Chairman: Derrell London

Statewide offices

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Delta County
10:16 am
Fri January 31, 2014

Cooper woman arrested on forgery charge

Chrissy Ann Alley of Cooper was arrested on forgery charges.
Staff photo by Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The Delta County Sheriff’s Office arrested Chrissy Ann Alley of Cooper on Jan. 27 on nine charges of forgery of a financial instrument, a state jail felony.

Sheriff’s Deputy Ryan Brown said that Alley has been accused of stealing checks totaling $716.99 from her mother’s purse. Alley admitted using the money to buy illegal prescription narcotics, Brown said.

Alley remains in the Delta County jail with a bond set at $40,000 on each count.

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Delta County
4:14 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Officials hear Extension report

Cooper 4-H President Sally Chambliss and Vice President Rilee Purviance spoke on behalf of their program before the Delta County Commissioners Court on Monday.
Staff photo by Cindy Roller / Cooper Review


On Jan. 27, Cody Maxwell, Delta County CEA-ANR and Lindsey Yeager, Delta County CEA-FCS explained the Delta County AgriLife Extension Service to county elected officials, accompanying them was Sally Chambliss, Delta 4-H President, and Rilee Purviance, Delta 4-H Vice President to deliver the 4-H interpretation.

“The Delta County AgriLife Extension Service values the support that we receive from local and state stakeholders,” Maxwell said.

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Delta County
4:51 pm
Fri November 8, 2013

Election Identification Certificates available in Delta County

Delta County Judge Herb Brookshire poses for his administrative assistant Sue Hommel as they test the newly acquired camera equipment in order to produce valid Election Identification Certificates necessary for voting.
Cindy Roller KETR, Cooper Review

Per new legislation all voters must present photo identification. However, the State has invested funds to ensure this will not lessen votes cast.

Since Delta County does not have a Department of Public Safety office that issues identification, Delta County Judge Herb Brookshire has taken the steps to provide temporary voter identification cards at the Courthouse.

These Election Identification Certificates (EIC) will be issued to Texans who do not already have an acceptable form of photo identification necessary to vote.

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Delta County
12:24 pm
Fri August 30, 2013

Delta County resident victim of Russian credit card scam

Colombo Gazette

A local Delta County resident has become the victim of what is believed to be a Russian credit card scam primarily to purchase laptops, iPods, iPhones and digital cameras.

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Delta County
4:52 pm
Thu August 1, 2013

Lending a helping hand

Cooper Youth recently helped clean up and repair local houses as part of the Delta County Missions Week.
Cindy Roller KETR/Cooper Review

This summer the New Life Baptist Church Youth Group – lead by Youth Pastor Lonnie Sanders – has been hard at work.

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Delta County
1:01 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Court defines County Roads and Line Item Transfers

Delta County Courthouse

During Delta County Commissioners Court held last Friday, July 12 Judge Herb Brookshire read aloud the transportation code with the classification of county roads.

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Delta County
1:45 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

High Five for Cooper Review

Cindy Roller wins first place for Community Service submission
Cooper Review

The Cooper Review has received five awards from the Texas Press Association’s 2013 Better Newspaper Contest.

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Delta County
10:10 pm
Thu June 27, 2013

Solution sought for Meal-A-Day debate

Cindy Roller KETR, Cooper Review

After lengthy discussions over the past several Commissioners Court meeting, there will finally be a solution formed on the outcome of the Meal-A-Day program in Delta County.

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