Competitors practice for the upcoming second annual Special Olympics MY Bowl Buddy Ball Bowling Tournament at Classic Lanes Saturday. MY Bowl will hold their annual tournament July 24 at Classic Lanes from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The event serves as a fundraiser for the group to raise money for their trip to Austin to compete at the annual state Special Olympics bowling tournament to be held in February. Donations are welcome at the tournament or by contacting head coach Johnny Stableton at 903-885-7978 or Debbie Davis at 903-945-2885. Staff Photo by Luis Noble.
Bill Campbell and Charles and Jean Darr enjoy a game of bingo in the packed Senior Citizen’s Center Friday morning. The center offers a variety of activities for seniors Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Bingo is played on Wednesday and Friday at 9:30 a.m. Staff Photo by Luis Noble.
Crimes reported to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office were at a 10-year low during the first half of 2010, falling some 38 percent compared to 2009. It also marks the third consecutive year the rate has dropped.