Sulphur Springs – Hopkins County Commissioners are scheduled to meet Tuesday to discuss the TransCanada Keystone Pipeline with the Lion's Club. The session will take place at noon from the Pizza Inn in Sulphur Springs.
TransCanada wants to build a pipeline from Canada through several Northeast and East Texas counties all the way to the Gulf Coast. Part of the pipeline is scheduled to go through Hopkins County Precinct 3.
Cooper – Delta County citizens have begun a Community Crime Watch program in an effort to assist the Sheriff's Department and better protect residents.
Mail carriers and garbage companies are among others who've been contacted to be made aware and report any suspicious activity. The program is working on a rotating call and email list to let residents know of any crimes that occur. This list will also be used for weather emergencies.
Greenville – State Senator Bob Deuell, R - Greenville, has filed legislation that would prevent parents from intentionally exposing their minor children to hardcore pornographic material.
Senate Bill 757 was inspired by Crystal Buckner, a Dallas mom whose ex-husband forced their two young daughters to watch hardcore pornography. Prosecutors had difficulty bringing charges in the case because of ambiguity in the way the law is currently written.