Compared to some areas, Hopkins County came through Saturday’s storm and tornado warning relatively unscathed. Damages, according to county reports, were fairly comparable with any good spring storm — lots of waterlogged roadways, and fallen trees and power lines resulting in sporadic power failures.
Despite the gray clouds and tightened pocketbooks due to financial downturns, Hopkins County Relay For Life 2009 was still well attended, if not as heavily as in some past years.
Sulphur Springs City Council members are scheduled to consider approving $4.4 million in bonds to fund downtown improvements at their next meeting.
Sulphur Springs Independent School District Superintendent Patsy Bolton sent out a news release late Friday afternoon regarding the H1N1 virus, also called swine flu, and how the district is preparing for a possible outbreak.