Members of Sulphur Springs Police Department-Hopkins County Sheriff’s Department SWAT unit were called to assist officers in Rains County Thursday morning, according to Investigator Brad Strawn in the Rains County Sheriff’s Office.
At least 14 sellers of locally produced vegetables, artisan breads, meats and many other items of interest have signed up for Saturday’s Main Street Farmers’ Market, which is now operating under slightly shorter summer hours this weekend.
The Hopkins County Dairy Festival will really fly Friday with the start of the Dairy Airs Balloon Rally. Faithful attendees, however, will want to note a few changes this year to the annual tether and glow.
Hopkins County continued to record the lowest unemployment rate in the region in April, according to estimates by the Texas Workforce Commission.
Due to new immunization requirements, state health officials are all but pleading with parents to get their children vaccinated now to avoid a back-to-school rush later this summer.