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Wildcats Upset 6-A #2 Rockwall 77-67
Nov20

Wildcats Upset 6-A #2 Rockwall 77-67

The state’s #2 team in Class 6A, Rockwall was upset by the #15 team in Class 5A Sulphur Springs, 77-67 in Wildcats Gym Monday night (November 19). The Wildcats took a lead in the first quarter and never gave it up. The Wildcats led 21-12 after one quarter, 37-27 at the half and 58-45 after three quarters. The Wildcats were led by senior guard Keaston Willis who scored a game high 32 points. Willis got the Wildcats going with 12...

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Connally Street Home Heavily Damaged by Fire Early Monday Morning
Nov19

Connally Street Home Heavily Damaged by Fire Early Monday Morning

by Kerry Craig Flames were visible coming from the side of a three-story home in the 700 block of Connally Street when police and fire units arrived just before 1 a.m. Monday. As firefighters began an interior attack on the fire it was quickly apparent that more help would be needed and Hopkins County Fire Department was called to the scene along with all full-time and part-time Sulphur Springs firefighters to help with the fire on...

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Lions Club Planning Bigger Brighter Christmas Parade
Nov19

Lions Club Planning Bigger Brighter Christmas Parade

As the season of giving approaches, the Sulphur Springs Lions are making plans for a bigger and brighter Christmas Light Parade. The eleventh annual Sulphur Springs Lions Club Lighted Christmas Parade presented by Carriage House Manor will be held in downtown Sulphur Springs on the evening of December 7th at 7:00 PM.  As the city lights go out, the parade entries, which are required to be lit up with working Christmas lights,...

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Lady Cat Basketball Live!
Nov17

Lady Cat Basketball Live!

Paris vs. Sulphur Springs, November 17th,...

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Text-to-9-1-1 Available in Hopkins County
Nov16

Text-to-9-1-1 Available in Hopkins County

After several months of network provisioning, testing and training, Text-to-9-1-1 is now available in every primary Public Safety Answering Point in the northeast Texas area, according to David Ray, Communications Administrator for the Hopkins County Sheriff’s Office. The service is driven by Ark-Tex Council of Governments.  Texas Counties in the Ark-Tex Council of Governments including Bowie, Cass, Delta, Franklin, Hopkins,...

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NETBIO Anniversary Sale Marks 20th Year
Nov15

NETBIO Anniversary Sale Marks 20th Year

The cattle industry in Northeast Texas celebrated a milestone at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Wednesday when the Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization (NETBIO) observed its 20th year of operation with a big barbecue luncheon, a board of director’s meeting and a preconditioned calf and yearling sale.             The organization was launched in 1998 by a group...

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27th Annual Symphony League Radio/TV Auction is Saturday November 17, 5pm
Nov13

27th Annual Symphony League Radio/TV Auction is Saturday November 17, 5pm

Sharla Campbell, President of the Symphony League Four years ago when Sharla Campbell became President of the Sulphur Springs Symphony League, she brought with her a love for fine arts as well as a desire to help budding musicians through scholarships. This year’s auction will raise money for three major annual FREE events; the Children’s Concert, the Independence Concert and the Opera Educational Concert. Funds for a...

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Crum Sentenced to 50 Years
Nov12

Crum Sentenced to 50 Years

Aaron Tyler Crum was sentenced to 50 years in the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Monday afternoon. Monday morning, a Hopkins County Jury began hearing testimony as they decide the sentence of Crum who had been found guilty Saturday afternoon of the first-degree murder of Joshua Paul Cowling.  Saturday afternoon in Eighth Judicial District Court a Hopkins County Jury found Aaron Tyler Crum guilty of the first-degree murder of...

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Freeze Warning Issued for Hopkins and Widespread Area Monday 6 p.m. Until Tuesday 9 a.m.
Nov12

Freeze Warning Issued for Hopkins and Widespread Area Monday 6 p.m. Until Tuesday 9 a.m.

The National Weather Service in Fort Worth has issued a Freeze Warning, which is in effect from 6 PM Monday to 9 AM CST Tuesday. Widespread freezing temperatures are expected Monday night into Tuesday morning. Lows will drop into the lower 20s northwest of the Metroplex. Mid 20s to near 30 can be expected elsewhere. Sensitive outdoor plants will be susceptible to the freezing conditions and should be brought indoors or protected. If...

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Crum Found Guilty of Murder; Sentencing Hearing to Begin Monday Morning
Nov10

Crum Found Guilty of Murder; Sentencing Hearing to Begin Monday Morning

Saturday afternoon in Eighth Judicial District Court a Hopkins County Jury found Aaron Tyler Crum guilty of the first-degree murder of Joshua Paul Cowling. Deliberation took approximately one hour to reach the verdict. The jury was picked Monday, November 5, 2018, and began hearing testimony Tuesday morning. The trial continued each day with a 10 a.m. start Friday morning and again, Saturday morning. District Attorney Will Ramsay...

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