Sulphur Springs and the surrounding area will be cast in a new light this spring. It's the lights of ABC's television news program Nightline. The Nightline crew is in town this weekend preparing for the launch of the “One Month to Live” challenge, which is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center and which will involve at least 35 churches and thousands of individuals in and around Sulphur Springs. It is the largest such event in the nation.
A Hopkins County businessman and former rural school board member is seeking the Republican Party’s nomination for county judge, saying he is committed to fiscal stability and keeping taxes low.
You think your leaky roof cost a lot to fix? Try plugging holes in a historic 115-year-old courthouse. Actually, Hopkins County is receiving more than $275,000 in state aid just to repair leaks in the second-story porticos, never mind the entire roof. But the grant approval announced Friday had county officials virtually kicking up their heels.