Delta County

Severe weather brings heavy damage to Lake Creek

Mar 8, 2012
Photo by Cindy Roller

DELTA COUNTY - A possible tornado ripped through a structure in the Lake Creek area of Delta County Thursday morning. 

Photo by Cindy Roller

COOPER - Despite not being an issue on the Commissioners Court agenda, security cameras continue to be a hot button topic for those in the Delta County Courthouse.

The latest edition of the United States Drought Monitor for the State of Texas shows a few area counties no longer under a drought.

Cindy Roller/Cooper Review

COOPER - Opinions against the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed office consolidation the Texas Farm Service Agency (FSA) were aired during a public meeting Tuesday morning at the First Baptist Church in Cooper. 

COOPER - Delta County Commissioners Court entertained a full house as the agenda item involving the placement of security cameras spurred long discussion at Monday morning’s meeting at the Delta County Courthouse. 

DELTA COUNTY - The skeletal remains recently discovered in Delta County have been classified as that of archaeological Amerindians.

Ben Franklin Blazes

Jan 3, 2012
Cindy Roller / The Cooper Review

Blazes could be seen for miles Tuesday afternoon as Cooper, Pecan Gap, Enloe, Klondike, Delta County and Roxton Fire Departments along with Delta County Sheriffs Department officials were called on the scene of a house fire located at the corner of County Road 3270 near Highway 38 in Ben Franklin.

The Delta County Sheriff's Department announced on Tuesday the discovery of human remains on County Road 4725.

Texas inmates can file a request to grow beards, and it won't cost the taxpayers a dime.
Cindy Roller

COOPER - In a recent letter to Delta County Sheriff Gerald Teague from the Texas Commission on Jail Standards it was stated a recent re-inspection of the facility to be deemed in compliance. 

COOPER - During Monday’s meeting of the Delta County Commissioners Court, Hunt County Chief Appraiser Brent South recommended that the two organizations consolidate efforts.

COOPER - Delta County officials agreed to protection services and discussed the upcoming elections in a recent meeting. 

DELTA COUNTY - Delta County Commissioners have approved a resolution in support of funding right-of-way acquisition and utility adjustment costs for the expansion of State Highway 24.

Northeast Texas region nearly burn ban free

Nov 15, 2011

Despite a gloomy outlook on the drought front, area counties are slowly beginning to lift burn bans.

COOPER - During their latest meeting, Sheriff Gerald Teague received approval for four reserve, non-paid deputy positions.