Quinlan – A Hunt County woman is charged with murder after the man she allegedly stabbed last week dies from his injuries.
46-year-old Mickey Cupp, of Quinlan, had remained in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas since being stabbed in the head on the night of March 10. Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks said Cupp died at the hospital Wednesday afternoon.
Arlington – An Arlington man and believed intruder in a March 13 shooting incident in Greenville has been taken into custody.
35-year-old Taurs Dwight Jones was shot Sunday at 2004 Wesley Street Apt. #4.
The resident reported that Jones had allegedly came into his apartment and began to assault another person who was visiting him. The resident, who was also assaulted, retrieved a firearm to protect himself and shot the intruder once.
Delta County Sheriff Gerald Teague and Judge Herbert Brookshire join the program to discuss the Delta County Community Crime Watch program. Our Friday feature showcases the Lamar County Crime Stoppers program.
Commerce – The City of Commerce is set to raise its water and wastewater rates, effective next month.
The rate change is based on a ten year study conducted in 2009 that enacts a staggered rate increase over that time.
Interim City Manager Marc Clatyon says the average customer will see a total increase of $4.18 to their monthly water and wastewater bill ($1.22 water increase, $2.96 wastewater increase). He says the average customer uses between 6,000 to 7,000 gallons of water each month.
Cooper – The annual SKYWARN storm spotter training class makes a final stop in Delta County Wednesday to inform area residents how to accurately identify and describe severe storms.
The free seminar has been visiting area counties over the past couple of months in preparation of the severe weather season. Wednesday's meeting begins at 7 p.m. at the Delta County Community Center in Cooper.