For the past several years, the Hopkins County Commissioners Court has been tightening purse strings in an effort to build up the county's reserve fund balance.
Early voting begins Monday for two places on Sulphur Springs City Council. Voters will have the opportunity to choose between two candidates for each council seat.
The Hopkins County Dairy Festival plans are proceeding now, with much more to follow. The dates for Dairy Fest are Friday, June 10 through Saturday, June 18.
In December, Sulphur Springs Independent School District Education Foundation awarded $15,000 in grants to teachers to fund classroom projects. Wednesday, those ventures will be showcased during an Educational Expo at Hopkins County Regional Civic Center.