Paris Junior College-Sulphur Springs Center students will begin spring semester classes Tuesday in classrooms on the new campus, located at 1137 East Loop 301 in Sulphur Springs.
Crime in Hopkins County increased by 16.77 percent from 2014 to 2015, with 195 crimes recorded by Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, 28 more cases in the nine major reporting categories last year than the year before. However, 2015 was still only the third year since 2000 that less than 200 crimes have been recorded in a single year, according to Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office Uniform Crime Reports.
Auditorium renovation work at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center reached a milestone in the last month, with the removing of the scaffolding, Tandem Consulting representatives Charlie Wilson and Don Roundtree told Sulphur Springs Independent School District trustees during this week’s board meeting.
Law enforcement officers from around Hopkins County gathered Thursday evening at the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center for a special evening. Presented by the Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce, the dinner celebrated those who put their life on the line daily with an awards ceremony.