The city currently limits livestock to two animals on one acre of land, and requires another half acre per animal after that. The law does allow for ag students or FFA students to have temporary projects in the city limits.
The Delta County Local Work Group convened on Jan. 14 at the Delta County Civic Center. Sixty-four stakeholders and landowners attended this crucial meeting for the 2021 Environmental Quality Incentives Program priority work list.
“I think this is one way of telling the federal government, ‘hey, you’re going to run into a lot of problems if you do this,’" Mayor Pro Tem David Phillips said.
On Monday, members of the National Weather Service visited both Enloe and Cooper to assess the damage and path of the storm, announcing that what passed through was, in fact tornadoes.
What happened to the large hail? The tornadoes? The strong winds? They happened just as predicted. It just wasn’t here. Well, mostly. Cooper, Deport, Pattonville, Detroit and southeastern Choctaw County all fell under tornado warnings.
Delta County Sheriff Ricky D. Smith said his office is investigating complaints of dog abuse in the county. According to Todd Smith’s most recent Facebook posts, he and other rescuers have taken the dogs for foster care and rehabilitation.
Ballot sign ups will soon be underway for city and school boards around Northeast Texas.
COOPER — An award-winning actress who portrays Biblical characters will be featured Jan. 18 at the Sulphur River Valley Women’s Conference at Cooper First Baptist Church, 500 E. Dallas Ave.
The third and fourth biggest stories of 2019 involve a small fire at Enloe Bank that led to the bank’s closure, and both the Paris city manager John Godwin and the newly-hired fire chief resigned within a little over a month of each other.
COOPER — The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Delta County and the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District will host their FY20 Local Working Group meeting Jan. 14, where the group will set local conservation priorities and discuss on-farm natural resource issues relevant to De…
L.C. Hill and Clyde Waters, directors for the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District No. 443, were recognized by the Texas State Association of Soil & Water Conservation Districts for serving 20 years on the Delta Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Trey Watson, field represe…
On Monday, the candidates who will run in the March 3 primaries were officially set.
The council members agreed Dallas Avenue needed to be rezoned to better reflect what is physically on the street and what the city hopes to draw to Cooper.
Over three years, nearly 400 pregnant or new mothers died in Texas. Its system for helping the uninsured thwarts women at every turn, frustrates doctors and midwives, and incentivizes substandard care.
The Cooper city council will discuss possibly rezoning Dallas Avenue the entire length of the city at Monday’s city council meeting.
At the October City Council meeting, officials approved an agreement for the grant to fund the new fire truck. The city put up $10,000 for the truck, and the grant will cover the rest of the expenses, which could come to $500,000.
The newly-formed Delta County FFA Alumni group plans on building up existing barn facilities to help build up Delta County students.
Cooper’s City Council agreed to an interlocal agreement with the city’s volunteer fire department and housekeeping resolutions for the state grant to purchase a new fire truck.
On Tuesday, the Cooper City Council will examine the possibility of purchas- ing a new fire truck for the city’s volunteer fire department.
"Ed has been an invaluable part of our board for 31 years and we appreciate his hard work," Chairman Clyde Waters said. “We want to welcome Jennifer as a member of our board of directors."
“This is what community is all about,” Delta County Chamber of Commerce member Justin Anderton said about Saturday night’s busy trunk or treat at the Delta County Community Center.