County clean-up days set


The Hopkins County Commissioners Court approved dates for county clean-up days later this month during Monday’s regular meeting.

All four precinct barns will be accepting debris 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, May 29 and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 30, rain or shine.

Those dropping off unwanted items should bring a driver’s license or utility bill to prove they are Hopkins County residents.

Restricted items include:

• Tires,

• Shingles,

• Chemicals,

• Household hazardous waste,

• Pesticides,

• Paint,

• Batteries or

• Appliances containing freon.

County barns will accept debris on these specific dates only. Household trash is not accepted at all.

Barn addresses and phone numbers are:

• Precinct 1 Barn (Commissioner Mickey Barker): 5516 State Highway 19 south, Sulphur Springs, 903-485-2040;

• Precinct 2 Barn (Commissioner Greg Anglin): 12080 State Highway 11 east, Como, 903-488-3514;

• Precinct 3 Barn (Commissioner Wade Bartley): 583 County Road 3564, Dike, 903-945-2178; and

• Precinct 4 Barn (Commissioner Joe Price): FM 2563 in Cumby, approximately 1.7 miles from State Highway 11 west.