Texas Division of Emergency Management West Nile Detected in Hopkins County By Scott Harvey • Aug 28, 2012 Allen Sullivan / Athens Banner-Herald SULPHUR SPRINGS - It is the first confirmed case of a human infected with the West Nile virus in Hopkins County this year. Reports show the victim is from Sulphur Springs. Third Straight day of new West Nile cases in Hunt County By Scott Harvey • Aug 16, 2012 Scott Harvey / KETR The ninth reported case in Hunt County comes as officials across the region are stepping up efforts to quell the spread of the virus, which has led to 10 deaths in Dallas County. Confirmed West Nile Cases Reach Eight in Hunt County By Scott Harvey & Brad Kellar • Aug 15, 2012 Allen Sullivan / Athens Banner-Herald GREENVILLE - The newest figure was announced Tuesday after three more cases were detected. Officials say half of the cases are in the Greenville area and half in Quinlan.