This year’s Hopkins County Junior Market Livestock Show and Sale looks to build on recent past successes, with the previous two years’ sales both breaking the $350,000 mark and setting records.
Hopkins County United Way officials Thursday morning presented an additional $43,395.19 to the 18 local organizations that benefitted from the 2015-16 HCUW campaign, chaired by Price Orwosky.
The Hopkins County 2016 Citizen of the Year is a “pretty amazing person,” according to last year’s honorees. It’s even more amazing when it’s 25-people strong.
The 2016 Woman of the Year was described as “grace in motion” Thursday night by Beta Sigma Phi’s Sheila Boyd, who didn’t stop there in praising recipient Linda Galligher at the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce Community Awards Banquet.
Cumby Independent School District students and staff will be out of school for two more days this month, due to illness. Cumby ISD was closed Friday and will be closed again Monday due to high absenteeism because of flu and strep viruses.