COOPER — Judge Jason Murray issued a disaster declaration for Delta County on Friday in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic and Gov. Greg Abbott’s state of emergency announcement.

“The HGTV Hometown Takeover competition is perfect for Cooper,” former Cooper resident Larry Goddard said. “We have such admired and appreciated architecture, wonderful buildings with many stories.”

Now believed to be a hoax, Smith said a student received a Snapchat video that said “making a bomb. I’m going to get the people that have been making fun of me.”