Hopkins County Commissioners Court Holds Public Hearing on Tax Rate
Aug31

Hopkins County Commissioners Court Holds Public Hearing on Tax Rate

At a regular meeting Tuesday morning at 9 a.m. at the Courthouse, the Hopkins County Commissioners Court is scheduled to have public hearings on its’ 2015 fiscal year budget and on the tax rate for the budget. The tax rate is rising just over 5-cents per $100 valuation. The court will also consider purchasing a used fire truck from the Brinker Volunteer Fire Department.

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Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances
Aug31

Sulphur Springs City Council will be Considering Several Ordinances

At a regular meeting Tuesday night, the Sulphur Springs City Council will be considering several ordinances on first reading dealing with items in next fiscal year’s budget. The ordinances are for an appropriations ordinance, for setting the tax rate, the water rate, the sewer rate, the sanitation rate and for authorizing updated service credits. There is also a resolution directing publication of notice of intention to issue...

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Brandie C. Askew
Aug30

Brandie C. Askew

Brandie C. Askew of Sulphur Springs, passed away on August 28, 2014 at her esidence. Services are pending with Mason & Mason Mortuary 200 Putman St., Sulphur Springs, TX (903) 885-9506

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North Hopkins FFA Chapter Proudly Inducts New Officers
Aug30
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Judge Newsom Discusses Out of Town Inmate Problem
Aug29

Judge Newsom Discusses Out of Town Inmate Problem

Hopkins County Judge Robert Newsom says so far this year, the county has spent $209,000 to house inmates in jails outside the county. Judge Newsom says that figure is well over the amount budgeted for that purpose. He says that’s one of the reasons why a new jail is needed. Other counties charge Hopkins County $40 to $50 per inmate per day. Most inmates housed out of the county are females since the current jail has a small amount of...

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Northeast Texas Children’s Museum Gets Remodeled Plane From L-3
Aug29
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City Council Agenda 09/02/2014
Aug29

City Council Agenda 09/02/2014

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Margaret Carpenter Welsh
Aug29

Margaret Carpenter Welsh

Margaret Carpenter Welsh, 69, of Sulphur Springs, passed away Thursday, August 28, 2014 at Trinity Mother Frances Hospital in Tyler. Arrangements are pending with West Oaks Funeral Home. www.westoaksfuneralhome.com

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Gary Wayne Rainwater
Aug29

Gary Wayne Rainwater

Gary Wayne Rainwater, 60, of Brownsboro, died Wednesday, August 27, 2014. Funeral service is scheduled for Saturday, August 30, 2014 at 12 Noon at the Leagueville Baptist Church in Murchison with Bro. Tom Bragdon officiating. Visitation will be one hour prior from 11:00 AM-12:00 PM, at the church. Private burial will follow in the Emory City Cemetery in Emory. Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Mr. Rainwater...

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Brandie C. Askew
Aug29

Brandie C. Askew

Funeral Service for Brandie C. Askew, are pending with Mason & Mason Mortuary 200 Putman St., Sulphur Springs, TX (903) 885-9506

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