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Hopkins County Cleanup Days Are May 29 & 30
May28

Hopkins County Cleanup Days Are May 29 & 30

The annual Hopkins County Cleanup Days be held this weekend. Rain or shine, the clean up will be offered from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, May 29, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 30, at the four Hopkins County precinct barns. The clean up days were originally planned for April, but due to start of the COVID-19 pandemic The Hopkins County Commissioners Court in late March opted to postpone the date. On May 11, as the state plan to...

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May 29-30 Designated As Hopkins County Cleanup Days
May11

May 29-30 Designated As Hopkins County Cleanup Days

Hopkins County residents will have the opportunity later this month to get rid of large household items during the annual Hopkins County Cleanup Days. Hopkins County Commissioners Court previously delayed setting the cleanup days until restrictions from the COVID-19 pandemic eased up. With many businesses opening at 50 percent capacity and others slated top open later this week, Commissioners Court has opted Monday to schedule the...

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Commissioners Court To Consider Setting County Cleanup Days
May10

Commissioners Court To Consider Setting County Cleanup Days

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Monday appear to have a routine agenda Monday, with only one business item designated. The Commissioners Court could consider designating County Cleanup Days. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting The court had planned at their March 23 meeting to designate April 24 and 25 as County Cleanup Days. However, with the COVID-19 pandemic on the rise across Texas at that point, the court opted...

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Commissioners Court Designates April 26-27 As County Cleanup Days
Apr09

Commissioners Court Designates April 26-27 As County Cleanup Days

Hopkins County Commissioners Court announced two days county residents can get rid of certain unwanted items from their residences. The precinct barns will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, April 26, and from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 27, for the annual County Cleanup Days. There are a few items considered hazardous waste that will not be accepted, including tires, shingles, chemicals and liquid paint. Dried paint in cans...

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Hopkins County Fire Department To Benefit From SAFER, SRA Grants
Oct28

Hopkins County Fire Department To Benefit From SAFER, SRA Grants

Hopkins County Commissioners Court, during the regular court session Monday morning, formally accepted two grants to benefit the fire department. County officials were notified earlier this fall that Hopkins County Fire Department has been selected to benefit from SAFER grant and Thursday was presented with $20,000 Sabine River Authority Community Assistance Program Grant. County officials had to formally accept the grants in court...

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NETEX Amends Agreements With NETC
Aug06

NETEX Amends Agreements With NETC

After months of discussion, Northeast Texas Rural Rail Transportation District (NETEX) agreed to a vegetation cleanup agreement, as well as amendments to the track reimbursement and management obligation agreements with North East Texas Connector, the division of Freedom Rail Group contracted to serve as operators for the NETEX railroad. A right-of-way usage rate schedule for private landowners was also approved as recommended by...

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Mosquito Control Spraying Slated June 18 In Cumby
Jun18

Mosquito Control Spraying Slated June 18 In Cumby

Elections, Cleanup Dates, Audit, Utility Rates Addressed At Recent Cumby City Council Meetings The City of Cumby announced that a company will be mosquito control spraying in town Thursday evening, June 18. The city approved the mosquito control measures during their regular June board meeting, conducted zia Zoom. NR (Noble Resources) Pest The city was quoted an estimate of $120 from NR (Noble Resources) pest per treatment. The...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of May 11, 2020
May09

Paris District Road Report for the Week of May 11, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of May 11, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of May 4, 2020
May02

Paris District Road Report for the Week of May 4, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of May 4, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues. Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 27, 2020
Apr25

Paris District Road Report for the Week of April 27, 2020

Paris — Here’s a look at work planned in the district during the week of April 27, 2020. These schedules are subject to change due to weather conditions, equipment failure or other unforeseen issues.Motorists are advised to remain alert and pay special attention to all signs, barricades and traffic controls, and reduce their speed as they approach and travel through work zones. They should also avoid distractions such as...

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