Sulphur Springs Woman Charged With Theft Of Property
Jul31

Sulphur Springs Woman Charged With Theft Of Property

A 19-year old Sulphur Springs woman has been charged with misdemeanor theft of property over $50 after she allegedly took items from the hair salon where she worked and then attempted to sell them at another business in Sulphur Springs. JP Ronny Glossup set bond on the woman at $1,000. The woman was arrested in the 100 block of Bill Bradford Road Tuesday just before 7:30 p.m. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports...

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Norman’s Getting Better
Jul28

Norman’s Getting Better

Hopkins County Constable in Precinct 1 Norman Colyer recently completed a professional continuing education course in Huntsville. The course dealt with processing court documents, detecting deception during interviews, maintaining ethical standards and surviving critical incidents on the job. Constables across Texas are required to participate in the five-day training every four years. About 70 constables were in attendance. By Don...

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting
Jul27

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Regular Meeting

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will take up several items in a regular meeting Monday at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse. The court will consider approving an agreement to widen County Road 2300 in Precinct 2. The court will also consider renewing medical insurance for the county and hiring outside auditors. The court will also have a work session after the regular meeting to discuss the Civic Center, Environmental operations, the...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board
Jul26

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board

At Monday night’s meeting of the Hopkins County Memorial Hospital board, past president Joe Bob Burgin received a plaque for his four-years of service as president of the board. In other business the board approved budgeted vital sign monitors for the third floor of the hospital and non-budgeted computer access licenses for NextGen users for Memorial Clinic. The board also approved the hiring of two full time employees for the...

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Pinkie Cooper to Retire
Jul24

Pinkie Cooper to Retire

A longtime key person at the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office, bookkeeper Pinkie Cooper, is retiring but you will still see her around the office some. Pinkie will continue to work part time as an Executive Consultant to train her replacement. Ms. Cooper, a native of Pickton, has been with the Sheriff’s Office for 25 years. She has worked for three sheriffs: Bill Dirks, Mark Bassham and Butch Adams. She has also been a mother figure...

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Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday
Jul19

Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board Meeting Monday

The Hopkins County Memorial Hospital Board meeting Monday at 6 p.m. in the Plaza Conference Room is expected to consider approving budgeted vital sign monitors for the third floor of the hospital. They will also consider non-budgeted computer access licenses for NextGen users for Memorial Clinic. CFO Donna Wallace will also report on June income and expenses. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Hopkins County Commissioners Court Works on Budget
Jul19

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Works on Budget

The Hopkins County Commissioners Court will continue with work sessions this week on the budget for next fiscal year. The court is expected to meet Monday through Thursday on the budget. A preliminary budget is due July 31. County Judge Robert Newsom is hoping the budget can be finished by September 1. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director

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Cashier Arrested at Walmart
Jul19

Cashier Arrested at Walmart

An 18-year old Sulphur Springs woman, a cashier at Wal-Mart, has been accused of taking money out of the cash drawer at work for several months. Jokara Minyette Walters was arrested by Sulphur Springs Police officers Thursday evening at the store and has been charged with theft over $1500. JP Ronny Glossup set bond at $5,000. Ms. Walters admitted to taking $2,000 from the cash drawer since the end of April. By Don Julian, KSST News...

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Plano Woman Killed in Accident
Jul19

Plano Woman Killed in Accident

A 45-year old Plano woman was killed in Hopkins County Thursday afternoon after she was thrown off of a motorcycle she was riding on after a blowout. Dead is Ianetta Maria Crafton. JP Ronny Glossup pronounced her dead at the scene. The driver of the motorcycle, 50-year old Jerrold Crafton was taken by EMS to Hopkins County Memorial Hospital where he is in stable condition. The accident occurred on I-30 near Cumby just before 4 p.m....

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Adam Teer Named Civic Center Manager
Jul19

Adam Teer Named Civic Center Manager

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom announced Friday that Adam Teer, the current Director of CANHelp, has been selected to be the Civic Center Manager beginning August 1. Teer will be allowed to help CANHelp fill its’ Director vacancy and train the new person. Teer will replace Interim Civic Center Manager Dana Cleaver, who is leaving to work at the Hageman Reserve in Sulphur Bluff. By Don Julian, KSST News and Sports Director Video by...

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