Texas Department of Public Safety

Accident on State Highway 78 claims life of former Cooper resident Jill Turrentine.
The Leonard Graphic

A head-on collision, occurring on State Highway 78 between Bailey and Bonham, took the life of 69-year old Rae “Jill” Wheeler Turrentine, formerly of Cooper, and serious injuries to 69-year old George Carruth of Bailey.

Awards presented to Texas Heroes

Feb 16, 2012

AUSTIN - 30 Texas law enforcement officials have been honored by the Public Safety Commission for extraordinary demonstrations of heroism. Among the awards received by local officers were for acts of decisive action and lifesaving.