Friends of Doctor's Creek en Cooper Lake center closes <p>Financial problems have compelled the closing of the Cooper Lake Center in Hopkins County.&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">A few light poles remain in an abandoned parking lot where bluegrass concerts and other events were held.</span></p><p>The South Sulphur Regional Development Association, sponsor of the Cooper Lake Center since the mid-1990s, has said it decided to close the facility for financial reasons.</p><p>The center, occupying former farm land on County Road 4777, has depended almost entirely on private donations.</p> Wed, 22 Jan 2014 22:51:02 +0000 Cindy Roller 48447 at Cooper Lake center closes