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Recap: 2015 Pecan Fest

Oct 22, 2015
Interesting characters like this Lion Tamer and his "lion" were at Pecan Fest this year.
Jim Butler / Cooper Review

The Pecan Fest was a great success Saturday, Oct. 10 with perfect weather.

The community appreciated all the new people that have moved to Pecan Gap for helping and giving support. 

John Banister is pictured with the fourth and fifth graders at Fannindel Elementary School, located in Pecan Gap, Texas.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Fannindel ISD is proud to announce the completion of a new playground structure at our elementary campus in Pecan Gap, Texas. The structure has two slides, a large multilevel platform to walk on, and four different devices for climbing.

“The children at Fannindel Elementary School are very excited about the new structure. We know it will provide many, many years of fun for our students,” said Fannindel Elementary Principal Drew Thomas.

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.

Resuming their positions on the Cooper Independent School District Board of Trustees will be Thomas Darden and Blake Randle for full three-year terms along with an unexpired term for Anita Moody. Challenging for a place was Laura Gillean receiving a total of 47 votes. Darden received 165, Randle had 169 and Moody with 168 with the majority of the votes being cast absentee. The votes were canvassed on Monday, May 19.

Delta County Sheriff's Department

A fire consumed a home last Friday night in Pecan Gap, and now the community is reaching out.

PECAN GAP - According to Delta County Sheriff Gerald Teague last Tuesday, March 20 at approximately 5:44 p.m. a resident of Pecan Gap contacted the Delta County Sheriff’s Office and reported that some blasting caps were found in a shed located on Main Street.