Despite a downturn in sales tax dollars in July, the city of Sulphur Springs is heading into next year’s budget planning with a better-than expected bottom line thanks to retail sales performance over the past nine months.
Hopkins County Judge Cletis Millsap said the county jail scored well on a surprise inspection on Tuesday, although the local facility is still under a remedial order from the state jail standards commission. “The sheriff and the others have done a good job,” Millsap said.
Hopkins County Emergency Medical Services this week is putting its communications operators through an advanced class to improve their dispatch skills, and will implement the final phase of computer system upgrades in the hospital’s call center.
One day each year people nationwide take time out to celebrate that Old West spirit which lingers in the American cowboy. This weekend, Hopkins County Regional Civic Center will be abuzz with activities designed to showcase this hard-working breed of rider.
The National Weather Service has again issued a heat advisory for Hopkins County and the entirety of North Texas, and the hazardous weather warning will remain in effect until Wednesday night.