Woman Arrested for a 2nd Degree Felony Drug Possession
May03

Woman Arrested for a 2nd Degree Felony Drug Possession

Shatobia Keoshia Clayton, 29, of Sulphur Springs was arrested Monday night on a 2nd degree felony charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance. Clayton was the driver of a vehicle that was stopped for a traffic violation. Upon contact with Clayton, Special Crimes Unit Officer Sergeant Mark Estes could smell a strong odor of marijuana coming from the vehicle. Sgt. Estes advised Clayton and the passengers of the reason for the stop...

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Channel 18 News, Monday, May 2, 2016
May02
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Bond for Roach Increased to $200,000
May02

Bond for Roach Increased to $200,000

Bond for Donald Michael Roach, 44, was revoked and reset Monday, May 2, 2016 in Eighth Judicial District Court during a hearing on the state’s request to re-bond.  Roach is now under a $200,000 bond. Roach, who was out of jail on bond, was taken into custody Monday morning and returned to Hopkins County Jail. Roach was arrested and had been in Hopkins County jail following the outcry of a 7-year old child to a relative. He had been on...

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Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options
May02

Flat Tire Deflates Arkansas Man’s Options

Christopher Jerome Strong, 33, of Banks, Arkansas was arrested Sunday night for Failing to Identify and Money Laundering. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a possible vehicle crash between the north service road and I-30 at the 120 mile marker. A flat tire caused the vehicle to leave the interstate roadway. Upon arrival, deputies asked for the driver’s name and date of birth. Strong gave a false name of...

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Scams Reappear in Hopkins County
May02

Scams Reappear in Hopkins County

Two scams are currently being played in the Hopkins County area as well as other parts of Texas and the nation. One of the scams is out of Jamaica and the other is thought to be in the same area. Chief Criminal Investigator and Sheriff-elect Lewis Tatum says Hopkins County law enforcement is working with the FBI and Secret Service to trace the calls but area residents are advised by all departments to simply hang up the phone. One...

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Lady Cats Advance to Area; Face Waxahachie in One Game Winner Take All
May01

Lady Cats Advance to Area; Face Waxahachie in One Game Winner Take All

The never-give-up Lady Cats’ softball team fell behind big for the second straight playoff game but again rallied to win their second straight and the bi-district series against Corsicana. On Saturday, at North Forney, the Lady Cats actually went out in front with a single run in the top of the first. Brinklee Driver walked and Kristen Allen doubled before Sarah Womack drove in a run with a single. The wheels fell off for the...

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Hopkins County Historical Society Student Art Show Results
Apr30

Hopkins County Historical Society Student Art Show Results

Hopkins County High School students are presenting their own pieces of work in an art show this Friday and Saturday, April 29 and 30 at Heritage Park in Sulphur Springs, TX. The art show is sponsored by the Hopkins County Historical Society. SSHS Art Teacher Dr. Phillip Dick made it a requirement for his advanced art students that they enter the art show for their class. “It’ll range from print making to...

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Channel 18 News, Friday, April 19, 2016
Apr29
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PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process
Apr29

PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus, A Vision in Process

With the cutting of a ribbon and the grand opening of the new PJC-Sulphur Springs Campus located on Loop 301 in the newly remodeled building that once housed Foxworth Galbraith Lumber Company, Paris Junior College President Pam Anglin’s vision for expansion of educational opportunities in the region took one more step forward. Dr. Anglin told KSST News that the junior college experience in both academic and technology play a...

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TAMU-C President Dr. Dan Jones Dead at 64
Apr29

TAMU-C President Dr. Dan Jones Dead at 64

Texas A&M University-Commerce President Dr. Dan Jones, 64, died Friday morning. Jones is survived by his wife and two daughters. The cause of his death is unknown at this time. The following email was sent to university faculty and staff this morning: Dear Texas A&M University-Commerce Lion family, It is with extreme sadness that I inform you that our leader, President Dr. Dan Jones, passed away early this morning. We send our...

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