Emily Glass, former mayor of Sulphur Springs, co-owner of the Venue at Two-Nineteen, and our commentator on events there, says Hopkins County is asking its citizens to complete a survey on the county's Facebook page.  It will be submitted to the state of Texas seeking emergency aid for the county following the recent icy weather.  So far, Hopkins County has not been included in the disaster funding provided by the federal govern

Most of the corded telephones in the Delta County Courthouse have had issues following a recent the lightning storm.
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The Delta County Commissioners Court heard from InTouch by CumbyTel on the options necessary to fix the phone system which was permanently damaged lightning in a recent storm. It was suggested to do a replacement with $8,000 to cover new phones (with digital labels) and new wiring and motherboard.

EMC Takes Final Steps Towards Grant Funding

Dec 17, 2015
Delta County Emergency Management Coordinator Monty Hobbs (seated) signs paperwork with Commissioner Gary Anderson. Also present was Mark Brewer, Lindsay Kempner, Barron McLeod, and Tanner Crutcher.
Cindy Roller / Cooper Review

Last Thursday afternoon Delta County officials gathered to complete some of the final steps necessary in receiving grant funding from FEMA.

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS’s) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) today announced a cooperative pilot project with National Public Radio’s (NPR’s) technology research and development group, NPR Labs, to demonstrate the delivery of the first-ever, real-time emergency alert messages to people who are deaf or hard-of-hearing in five Gulf states. 

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security announced that federal disaster assistance has been made available to Texas to supplement state and local response efforts following the explosions in West.

Denton, Texas - Today, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region 6 Administrator Tony Russell officially welcomed Tony Robinson as the new FEMA Region 6 Deputy Regional Administrator.

DENTON As 2012 follows one of the most active years for disasters in recent history, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) encourages all Americans to Resolve to be Ready by taking simple steps to prepare for emergencies.