Channel 18 News, Wednesday, March 29, 2017
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A & M Commerce Receives Grant To Support BS in Criminal Justice
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A & M Commerce Receives Grant To Support BS in Criminal Justice

COMMERCE, TX—Drs. Martha Hurley and David Hurley received a grant from the College for All Texans Foundation (CFAT) as part of their Texas Affordable Baccalaureate Grant Program. The award in the amount of $170,000 was matched by Texas A&M University-Commerce for a total of $340,000 for the two-year program. This grant will support the development of the Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice as a hybrid competency-based...

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PJC Makes Changes to Nursing Program; LVN, ADN Applications Being Accepted
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PJC Makes Changes to Nursing Program; LVN, ADN Applications Being Accepted

After a site visit and review by nursing consultants, Paris Junior College is making several changes to the Licensed Vocational Nursing (LVN) and Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) programs. “Last month we had consultants review the nursing programs and we’re beginning the implementation of some of the recommendations now,” said PJC President Dr. Pam Anglin. “It’s important that we move quickly on that. The...

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Bears Top Lions Tuesday
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Bears Top Lions Tuesday

The Sulphur Bluff Bears topped the Saltillo Lions, 16-6 in Saltillo Tuesday. The Bears had an 8 runs first inning. They added 1 in the second, 2 in the fourth and 5 more in the fifth. Saltillo rallied with six runs in the bottom of the fifth to make it a 16-6 final. Jaden Goldsmith got the pitching win for Sulphur Bluff. For the Bears on offense, Brennon Seymore was hit by a pitch 3 times and he walked once and had an RBI. Ky Rochelle...

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Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments
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Eight Indicted for Injury to a Child With Intent Bodily Injury; March Grand Jury Indictments

Injury Child/Elderly/Disable With Intent Bodily Injury led the list of indictments handed down by a Hopkins County Grand Jury Tuesday afternoon, March 29, 2017. A total of 39 indictments for various charges were handed down. Eight of the 39 were for Injury to a Child. Not all individuals indicted have been arrested. Those names are not published here. Indicted for Injury to a Child with Intent Bodily Injury were: Laci Marie Reichel,...

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City Budget Process Begins; Water, Sewer Utility Lines a Concern
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City Budget Process Begins; Water, Sewer Utility Lines a Concern

Miles to go before complete was the theme for the City of Sulphur Springs Utilities Department during conversation with the city council Tuesday evening as the council begins the budget process for next year. The Utilities Department was just one of the city departments to visit with the council. For the council, most of the time spent Tuesday was with the Utilities Department. In a process of replacement and improvement that began...

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Winnsboro Police Department Report March 20-26, 2017
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Winnsboro Police Department Report March 20-26, 2017

Winnsboro Police made two arrests, responded to 164 calls for service and issued 59 citations and 55 warnings during the reporting period, March 20-26, 2017. There were no accidents reported inside the city. Steven Lancaster, 51, of Pickton was arrested on March 20th on a City of Winnsboro Municipal warrant. Kimberly McGowen, 32, of Pittsburg was arrested March 26th on a Hopkins County warrant. Share...

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Lady Trojans Rock Roxtono 17-1
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Lady Trojans Rock Roxtono 17-1

The Cumby Lady Trojans rolled over Roxton 17 to 1 in 2 1/2 innings to improve to 4-4 in district play. The winning pitcher was Paige Seely with one walk and one strikeout. Carly Talley came in relief with one walk and two strikeouts. Martina Gonzalez and Sydney Spillers led the team with four RBI a piece. Gonzalez smashed a line drive to left centerfield with the bases loaded for an in the park grand slam home run.  Spillers connected...

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DWI 3rd or More Charged Following Accident
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DWI 3rd or More Charged Following Accident

A Hopkins County Deputy was called to an accident on FM 69N at 5:53 p.m. Tuesday. The caller told dispatch that a 1998 Buick Lasabre ran off the road and struck a culvert. When the officer arrived, he found James Warren Hiller, Sr., 63, of Dike in the driver’s seat. A strong odor of alcoholic beverage was on his person. Hiller could not stand on his own, had slurred speech, and was not able to complete a field sobriety test. By his...

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Meth in Sock
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Meth in Sock

Responding to a call at the Dollar Store on Main Street at 9:17 a.m. Tuesday, the Sulphur Springs Police Officer was told that a cell phone and charger had been taken from the store without purchase. Kerry Renaldore Duffey, Jr. 25, of Sulphur Springs was located in the 100 block of South Moore St. a few minutes later. He had in his possession the stolen articles. He was taken to Hopkins County Jail where, in the sally port, he...

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