Sulphur Springs was a little bit safer in 2009 than in the previous year, according to Uniform Crime Reports data collected by Sulphur Springs Police Department which shows the crime rate declined 3.19 percent in 2009.
A developer is planning to create an affordable housing complex that could be home to dozens of senior citizens with moderate to low incomes, but there’s a catch. And it’s a biggie — the project hinges on qualifying for a grant from the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs.
Planners who will work on a new design for downtown should have a clearer picture of the layout by the first of March. Ian Lockwood and other consultants with Glatting Jackson Kercher Anglin in Florida will be in town later this month to work on details regarding changes to downtown, including meeting with downtown property owners and others interested in the project.
Hopkins County law enforcement officers rounded up 28 people on a variety of felony drug charges Wednesday, culminating a Special Crimes Unit investigation into drug trafficking in the area.
Warrants were issued for 51 people as a result of the SCU investigation that began several months ago. Twenty-three remained at large Thursday morning.