Motorcyclist in Critical Condition Following Posey Lane Accident
Sep29

Motorcyclist in Critical Condition Following Posey Lane Accident

A Thursday morning accident on Posey Ln/State Highway 11E near Walmart resulted in an air ambulance taking one individual to Parkland Hospital in Dallas. A motorcycle eastbound on Posey Lane was struck by the auto as the auto entered the roadway from the Walmart parking lot. According to Sulphur Springs Police Chief, the motorcyclist was in critical condition when transported from the scene. The motorcyclist was wearing a helmet....

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Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday
Sep29

Two Hopkins County Investigators Honored Thursday

Two Hopkins County Sheriff’s investigators were honored Thursday, September 29th at the Sheriff’s office. Investigator Corley Weatherford received a letter of commendation from John M. Bales, the U.S. Attorney Eastern District of Texas, and Investigator Dennis Findley was honored by the local Sheriff for his incessant and relentless efforts in clearing numerous burglaries in not only Hopkins County but also surrounding counties. In...

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“A Walk To Remember” Goal is $ 10,000.00
Sep29

“A Walk To Remember” Goal is $ 10,000.00

Our goal for “A Walk To Remember” is $ 10,000.00.  That is what it takes to keep Terrific Tuesdays going for one year.   We are about $ 1,000.00 short of our goal. We have until Thursday, October 6th to raise the money. If you could find it in your heart to make a donation to Terrific Tuesdays please let me know.   I have a few T-shirts left if you would like to sign up for the Walk and get a T-shirt.  Registration is $...

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Warrant Service Leads to Additional Charges; CPS Begins Investigation
Sep28

Warrant Service Leads to Additional Charges; CPS Begins Investigation

When the Special Crimes Unit and Hopkins County Deputies serving two Hopkins County warrants for Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, over 1-gram but less than 200 grams, a Felony 1 and two warrants for Manufacture Delivery of a Controlled Substance Penalty Group 1, over 1-gram but under 4-grams, a Felony 2, additional methamphetamine was found and a Child Protective Services investigator was called. Two...

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Budget Set, Master Plan Commissioned; Part of Litigation Settled; Sidewalk Grant Sought
Sep28

Budget Set, Master Plan Commissioned; Part of Litigation Settled; Sidewalk Grant Sought

It took less than 30 minutes for the Sulphur Springs City Council to race through and approve all items on their 17 item agenda the last Tuesday night in September. The meeting takes the place of the council’s October regular session. The council will be attending a state-wide conference for city councils during the week of usually reserved for their October meeting. Toole Design was approved to begin in October and take four to five...

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“Updated” Sheriff’s Service SUVs Are Welcomed Addition to County Law Enforcement
Sep27

“Updated” Sheriff’s Service SUVs Are Welcomed Addition to County Law Enforcement

When the three new Sheriff’s Service SUVs arrive and are put in service by Hopkins County Sheriff’s deputies, the level of law enforcement will add another layer of diversity for the county according to Sheriff-elect Lewis Tatum. The new Pursuit SUVs were approved Monday by Hopkins County Commissioners court. Tatum told KSST News that the new SUVs will be police pursuit vehicles and therefore better prepared for the task of police...

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Local Woman Arrested for Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon
Sep26

Local Woman Arrested for Aggravated Assault With Deadly Weapon

As Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at a disturbance on FM 2560, they found Maria Guadal Sanchez-Estrada, 27 in her residence with numerous injuries to her head and face indicating a severe altercation. However, on further investigation, she was arrested for Aggravated Assault Family Violence with a Deadly Weapon. Sanchez-Estrada followed the victim into the work shed when he arrived home with three minor children and items...

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One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member
Sep26

One Vehicle Accident Results in Death of Yantis School Board Member

A one vehicle accident on State Highway 154 South, near the FM1567E intersection resulted in the death of the driver, Yantis School Board Member Michael Kenney, 49. Kenney was 1.5 miles from his home at the time of the accident, according to Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings. Cummings stated that witnesses following Kenney stated he was driving with no problems when suddenly he crossed into the oncoming lane of traffic and left the...

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Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District
Sep25

Safety Texturing Work Begins Sept. 26 Across TxDOT Paris District

PARIS – Texas Department of Transportation officials today announced that motorists traveling in seven of nine counties in the Paris District may encounter contractor crews working along several roadways during the next few weeks. Contractor Stripe-A-Zone of Grand Prairie, Texas, will be milling rumble strips into roadway shoulders and centerlines on many roadways beginning Sept. 26. Rumble strips are a road texture safety feature...

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Wildcats Win District Opener as Offense Rolled Up 518 Yards
Sep24

Wildcats Win District Opener as Offense Rolled Up 518 Yards

For the first half of the first quarter against Pine Tree on the road Friday night, the Wildcats appeared to be in trouble. The Pirates scored on two short runs and had a 14-0 lead. They recovered an onside kick after the first touchdown and promptly scored the second. Then the Wildcats unveiled a secret weapon, senior wide receiver Tyrese Peters, who has missed the last season and a half due to injuries. Quarterback Ryan Humphries...

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