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Wood County Scout Successful in Fundraiser for Vests for Law Enforcement
Aug17

Wood County Scout Successful in Fundraiser for Vests for Law Enforcement

It all started with a mission for his community service project to achieve his Merit Badge working towards becoming an Eagle Scout. Thirteen (13) year old Jaxon “Hoss” Holland saw the need after the shooting of police officers in Dallas, TX July 8, 2016. Jaxon decided to make it his mission to start a fundraiser that he would be able to purchase 31 vests in 31 days for the Wood County Deputies and 1 K9. These vests are Level IV...

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City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future
Aug17

City Council Told Aging Infrastructure Presents Even Bigger Problems for Future

During Tuesday’s City of Sulphur Springs Council meeting, infrastructure—water and sewer lines and streets—was noted to be poised to pose huge issues for the city. In a study of City of Sulphur Springs infrastructure, the water and sewer systems were aged to determine areas over 50 years old. Fifty years is the age at which lines and equipment should be changed. When the first study was conducted, 32% of water and sewer lines had...

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Chamber Connection August 17, 2017
Aug17

Chamber Connection August 17, 2017

Time is running out to enter the 2nd Annual Chamber of Commerce Photography Contest!  Let me review the basics.  Anyone of any age can enter as we have a children’s category.  The picture must be newer than January 1, 2015, and must have been taken in Hopkins County. The contest will be open from August 1st to August 31st.  There are seven categories you may enter: Natural World, Travel, People, The Hopkins County Experience, Altered...

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Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure
Aug17

Sulphur Springs City Council Discusses 2017-2018 Budget, Infrastructure

Sulphur Springs City Council discussed the $38-million budget for 2017-2018 with all department heads on Tuesday night. The budget is larger than last year thanks to the work being done at the Waste Water Treatment Plant. The water plant will received the same rework in five to seven years. Planning has begun. The plants must be reworked due to EPA guidelines. Although water, sewer, and sanitation rates will see a slight cost of...

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Thursday Forecast
Aug17

Thursday Forecast

40% chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon; High: 91 with heat index values as high as 101; Low: 76; Wind: South 5-15 with gusts to 25 mph Share...

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Channel 18 News Wednesday, August 16, 2017
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Ethel Jean Brossett
Aug16

Ethel Jean Brossett

Ethel Jean Brossett, age 80 of Winnsboro, passed away on Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 in Winnsboro. She was born on August 15th, 1937 in Shreveport to the late John Fredieu and Lena Lonadier Fredieu. She was a retired s secretary and a member of St. Ann’s Catholic Church. Jean loved to play bingo and was a member of the VFW ladies auxiliary. She married Donald Brossett on May 25, 1955 and he preceded her in death on September...

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Brenda Dean Boles
Aug16

Brenda Dean Boles

Brenda Dean Boles passed away peaceably on August 11th at her home in Ajijic, Jalisco. Mexico where she had lived for the past eight years. Visitation will be at 10:00 AM on Saturday, August 19th at Murray- Orwosky Funeral Home. Graveside services will be held at Lynch Cemetery in East Tawakoni following visitation at 12:00 with Travis Aven and Bavard Hill officiating. Pall bearers will be grandsons and nephews. Prior to retiring in...

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Rains County Residents Near Emory Were Evacuated Due to Gas Leak
Aug16

Rains County Residents Near Emory Were Evacuated Due to Gas Leak

Wednesday morning, a number of Rains County residents who live east of the City of Emory were evacuated from their homes following a gas leak in their area, according to Jon Wedeking, Rains County Environmental Office and Emergency Management Coordinator. Wedeking said no residents were injured; however, a Rains County Deputy was transported to hospital after he inhaling the gas fumes. Wedeking stated the gas company had responded...

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Team Tennis Season Begins With Loss; District Meet Set for Local Courts
Aug16

Team Tennis Season Begins With Loss; District Meet Set for Local Courts

The Wildcats’ team tennis squad opened the season in Tyler Tuesday (August 15) with a 17-1 loss to host John Tyler and a 18-0 loss to Jacksonville. The mixed doubles team of junior Chase Crouch and sophomore Heather Harris got a win for the Wildcats. Wildcats Tennis Coach Tony Martinez said Crouch, a two-year veteran, and Harris, with one year of varsity tennis under her belt, were really confident on the court Tuesday. Coach...

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