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Commissioners Court Approved Four Items Related To Road And Roof Repairs
Apr28

Commissioners Court Approved Four Items Related To Road And Roof Repairs

Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved four items related to road and roof repairs, a request to install a water line extension and a plat request during their regular meeting Monday. Hopkins County seal Road Survey Precinct 3 Commissioner Wade Bartley reported past flooding damaged culverts at one of the creek crossings on County Road 3525. The county had enquired about FEMA funding to help replace the culverts. Funding is...

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Thunderstorms Rumble Across Area Creating Flooded Streets and Roadways
Apr11

Thunderstorms Rumble Across Area Creating Flooded Streets and Roadways

Thunderstorms rumbled across Hopkins County Monday evening and into early Tuesday morning bringing heavy rains and creating flood warnings for county roads and city streets. A severe thunderstorm watch was issued at 5:15 p.m. Monday and expired at 11 p.m. even though lightning and thunders continued until around 2 a.m. Tuesday. Only one severe thunderstorm warning was issued as the potential of 60 mph wind gusts and one inch diameter...

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Commissioners Expected To Extend Second Amended Disaster Declaration Monday
Apr25

Commissioners Expected To Extend Second Amended Disaster Declaration Monday

Retirement Benefit Limits For Hopkins County Employees To Be Discussed During Work Session Hopkins County Commissioners Court are expected to extend the second amended disaster declaration, in addition to authorize a major equipment purchase and two others items related to county road repair, and roofing contract for the probation office. Hopkins County Commissioners Court Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom, following the...

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Flood Advisory for Hopkins, Hunt, Delta, Lamar, Fannin Counties Until 4 p.m. Saturday
Oct13

Flood Advisory for Hopkins, Hunt, Delta, Lamar, Fannin Counties Until 4 p.m. Saturday

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flood Advisory for Minor Flooding in Poor Drainage Areas for… Hunt County in north central Texas… Hopkins County in north central Texas… Lamar County in north central Texas… Delta County in north central Texas… Fannin County in north central Texas… * Until 400 PM CDT. * At 101 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms that were producing...

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Flood Advisory for Hopkins and Delta Counties Until 7:45 p.m. Thursday
Jul12

Flood Advisory for Hopkins and Delta Counties Until 7:45 p.m. Thursday

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Flood Advisory for… Hopkins County in north central Texas… Delta County in north central Texas… * Until 745 PM CDT. * At 540 PM CDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms that were producing heavy rainfall across the central and western portions of Hopkins and Rains County. Excessive runoff from these thunderstorms will cause urban and small stream flooding....

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Patsy Weir Templeton
Jan04

Patsy Weir Templeton

Funeral services for Patsy Weir Templeton, age 79 of Cooper, formerly of Sulphur Springs will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, January 5, 2016 at Tira United Methodist Church with Rev, David Larkin officiating.  Interment will follow in the Tira Cemetery with Haden Warner, Robert Templeton and Lane Templeton serving as pallbearers.  Visitation will be held on Monday, January 4, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Murray-Orwosky Funeral...

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South Sulphur River Flood Warning Issued
Dec12

South Sulphur River Flood Warning Issued

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning for the South Sulphur River area including Delta and northern Hopkins County. The warning is set for Saturday morning, December 12, through the early morning hours of Tuesday, December 15 or until cancelled. The river should rise above flood stage by Sunday after midnight and continue to riseto a crest near 19 feet by Sunday evening. The river should fall below flood stage...

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“Updated” Flood Advisory for Sunday
May17

“Updated” Flood Advisory for Sunday

The flood advisory for Hopkins County has been extended until 6 p.m. Sunday. The National Weather service in Fort Worth has also issued a flood warning for the South Sulphur River from this evening until further notice. At 8:15 a.m. the river is only one and one half feet below the 16 feet flood stage. It is expected that the river will reach flood stage by or before Tuesday afternoon. A flood advisory had been issued for Hopkins,...

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