The 12 volunteer fire departments which serve Hopkins County will be relying more heavily on donations this year than last. Each is prepared to receive 10 percent less from the county than in the past year in order to continue to have a 24-hour county fire dispatcher.
Sulphur Springs Independent School District has designated two days next week for various activities such as registration, visiting campuses, meeting teachers and picking up schedules.
Two-year-old Trent Floyd continues to be in good spirits following his second round of chemotherapy. In fact, Trent continues to be the exception — an especially happy, energetic toddler with few side effects going into his third round of chemo, Misty Floyd said this week about her son.
The county fire departments and sheriff’s office just got a boost in supplies to use in situations involving children. The agencies received three boxes containing a total of more than 100 stuffed teddy bears to be distributed by officers and firefighters at the scenes of fires, crash scenes and other incidents.