The annual Hopkins County Day at the Texas State Legislature is coming up next week. The Chamber of Commerce is coordinating the event. The event gives respresentatives of the City of Sulphur Springs and Hopkins County an opportunity to speak to their representatives according to Merridith Caddell, Chamber Executive. Caddell said those who attend the event will drive to Austin Monday for dinner with State District Representative Dan Flynn and State Senator Bob Hall and staff.
Approximately 25 from the area are expected to attend. Following a Tuesday meeting with Representative Flynn, those attending will visit with various state departments to discuss specific needs and desires. Caddell said that those attending would serve as a voice for Hopkins County to state government.