Delta County

Porch on this mobile home near Pecan Gap was destroyed by winds.
Monty Hobbs / Delta Co EMC

During last night’s storm Delta County suffered damage apparently caused by straight line winds, according to Delta County Emergency Management Coordinator Monty Hobbs, who was out surveying scene.

Citizens gather in prayer on the steps of the Delta County Courthouse.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

The noon siren sounded, clouds parted, and Delta County came together to gather on the Delta County Courthouse steps for National Day of Prayer, May 7, 2015.

Signs stating "vote no" can be seen around the City of Cooper including in front of local churches.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

With early voting finished, it has come down to the last days until Election Day, May 9. There are 3,620 registered voters in Delta County. Each of these voters may cast their vote on the election to legalize the sale of beer and wine for off-premises only in Delta County, Texas.

Bro. Eugene Adams speaks at a previous National Day of Prayer.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Delta County will be celebrating the National Day of Prayer on Thursday, May 7 at noon on the steps of the Delta County Courthouse. Eugene Adams of Pacio Baptist Church will be leading the hour long service along with several other community pastors and leaders. Everyone is welcome to join.

No injuries occurred in two-vehicle rollover on State Highway 24.
Delta County Constable Ben Snow / Delta County Sheriff's office

A two-vehicle rollover last Friday morning in which no injuries occurred on FM 1528 and State Highway 24 in Delta County between a Dodge truck and Jeep Wrangler was weather-related.

The May 2015 election in Cooper has one uncontested mayoral election, and one city council place on the ballot.
Cooper Review

The May 2015 election in Cooper has one uncontested mayoral election, and one city council place on the ballot.


Mayor: Scotty Stegall (uncontested)

City Council (one seat): Larry Maynard, Donna Thomason, E.J. Cates.

Delta Masonic Lodge #1240 will be hosting their annual egg hunt this Saturday, April 4 at 9 a.m. at City Park in Cooper.
Cooper Review

With the Spring brings more weekend events in Delta County. For this weekend the Masonic Lodge #1240 will be hosting their annual egg hunt on Saturday morning, April 4 at 9 a.m. at the City Park in Cooper. There were will be hundreds of eggs for children to hunt and maybe even a surprise visit from the Easter bunny too!

Delta County Judge Jason Murray
Cooper Review

Delta County Judge Jason Murray was appointed to serve as representative on the Ark-Tex Council of Governments Board of Directors during Monday morning’s regular meeting.

Delta County Economic Development members Sue Hommel (receiving check), Chairwoman Diane Stegall, and Dr. Torance Vandygriff accept $500 from Judd Murray on behalf of Delta County.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Diane Stegall was elected the chairwoman of the Delta County Economic Development Corporation during a recent meeting held at the Chamber of Commerce board room.

Tanner Steward with the Delta County Sheriff's office oversees and assists with the painting of the youth ball park through the Inmate Work Program.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith reported the Jail was at maximum capacity with an average of 14 inmates during Commissioners Court on Monday.

New Delta County Extension Agent Alford Echols
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Delta County Commissioners accepted Alford Echols as the new Delta County Extension Agent during Monday’s regular meeting. Texas A&M AgriLife District Extension Administrator Hurley Miller presented Echols as the candidate for Delta County. It was accepted in 4-0 vote.

Fan-favorite LSGTPA Tractor Pull as seen with local Lane Duncan on Texas T-Rex returns to the Delta County Fair.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Warmer temperatures have found Delta County and thoughts turn to spring events. On Saturday, April 11, 2015 the Delta County Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the Delta County Fair and Livestock Show. Returning to the event will be the Lone Star Garden Tractor Pullers Association competitors.

Devona Denise Dysart and Quades Williams were each arrested on Wednesday in Cooper.
Delta County Sheriff's office

After two days of fleeing from local law enforcement Quades Williams was caught and arrested by the Delta County Sheriff’s officers on Wednesday, Jan. 28. He is being charged with felony forgery, felony evading arrest and Class A misdemeanor resisting arrest as well as harassment warrants from Lamar County. Reports state he was also currently on parole, warrants for violation are anticipated.

Delta County Sheriff's Deputy Zach Stewart oversees inmates helping beautify the city by hauling off fallen tree branches last year.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Delta County Sheriff Ricky Smith approached the Commissioners Court for a second time seeking approval for the inmate workforce program and a jailer to oversee it. After a lengthy discussion Commissioners Rip Templeton, Gary Anderson and Loyd Vandygriff accepted the item while Commissioner Mark Brantley showed his opposition for it. Sheriff Smith provided an update on this program in other surrounding counties after it had been tabled two weeks ago.

Cooper ISD Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger

Cooper Independent School District Superintendent Denicia Hohenberger had her contract renewed at the recent Board of Trustees meeting.

In turn she announced the School Board Appreciation month and the various ways the school and its students have shown their gratitude for their work.