Lady Cats Seek District Championship Tonight in Home Gym
Feb09

Lady Cats Seek District Championship Tonight in Home Gym

The Lady Cats Basketball Team has the chance to win a district championship on their home court tonight beginning at 7 p.m. as they host the Pine Tree Lady Pirates. The Lady Cats come in with a one game lead with one game to play. The Lady Cats district mark is 11-2 and they are 24-6 for the season. We’ll bring you all the action of Lady Cats and Lady Pirates’ basketball live from Wildcats Gym tonight on KSST radio...

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“Video Update”SSHS Culinary Arts Teams Advance to State Competition
Feb09

“Video Update”SSHS Culinary Arts Teams Advance to State Competition

Pictured are Autumn Hammans, Diego Perea, America Luna, Tyler Maloney, Ashley Franklin, and Chandler Eichenour (left to right). Culinary Arts students at Sulphur Springs High School competed February 4-6 in Waco at the FCCLA Leadership Conference for Region III.  SSHS students took 2 culinary teams which took first and second place out of 30 competitors.  They will advance to State Competition in Dallas April 7th- 9th. Share...

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Sulphur Springs Middle School District 15 5-A UIL Meet Results
Feb09

Sulphur Springs Middle School District 15 5-A UIL Meet Results

On Februrary 6th, 2016, the Sulphur Springs Middle School UIL students competed at the District 15-5A Academic Meet. For 6th grade, in the Art category, Bailee Burnett placed first, Shelby Ray placed fourth and the third place team consisted of Bailee Burnett, Shelby Ray, Allie Grace Woodard, and Anna Adair. In Calculator Applications, Peyton Hammack placed fifth individually, and Peyton Hammack, Micah Flemens and Mary Cruz placed...

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One Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Hopkins County Woman
Feb08

One Vehicle Accident Claims Life of Hopkins County Woman

A 2 a.m. one vehicle accident claimed the life of Haley Pogue, 31, of Sulphur Bluff. Pogue was northbound on FM 3236 Sunday morning when she went through the intersection of FM 3236 and FM 71 East. The vehicle hydroplaned, hitting a tree and rolled. She was not wearing a seatbelt. Speed played a factor in the accident according to investigators. Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings pronounced Pogue dead at the scene. No autopsy was...

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Bond Set in Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer
Feb08

Bond Set in Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer

A Hopkins County man is in the county jail charged with Aggravated Assault of a Peace Officer following a standoff in which he fired a pistol several times at Sheriff’s deputies and the SWAT Team. Jerry Walton Crawford, 62, had barricaded himself in his residence on CR 1174. When Crawford exited his house due to tear gas, he had in hand his weapon. He was taken to Memorial Hospital ICU Thursday night and released Sunday afternoon when...

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Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon; High Intoxication Delays Magistrate’s Hearing
Feb07

Aggravated Assault With a Deadly Weapon; High Intoxication Delays Magistrate’s Hearing

Hopkins County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a disturbance at a residence on county road 3310 in Hopkins County  at 8:35 pm on Friday. Before arriving on the scene, dispatch advised that Michael Anthony Baker, 30, had retrieved a knife from the residence and made his way outside the home. The arresting officer made contact with Baker while he was sitting in a vehicle near the residence. Baker was highly intoxicated and had...

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Lady Cats in First; One Win Away From District Title
Feb06

Lady Cats in First; One Win Away From District Title

The Lady Cats Basketball Team took a giant step toward winning the district championship as they just got by Hallsville, 44-42 Friday night in Hallsville. The victory avenged a Hallsville victory in Sulphur Springs, 49-47 back on January 12. The Lady Cats are now at the top of the district standings with a record of 11-2. Their season record is 24-6. Hallsville falls to 10-3 in district play. The Lady Cats are one game ahead of...

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Duct Tape and Back to Work; Man to be Charged With Assault of a Peace Officer
Feb05

Duct Tape and Back to Work; Man to be Charged With Assault of a Peace Officer

A piece of duct tape borrowed from the fire department first responders at the scene and it was back to work for Hopkins County Deputy Koby Hume Thursday night after he and others responded to a call on County Road 1174. A man was threatening to kill himself at a residence on the county road. When officers arrived, the man began firing his weapon at them. One of the bullets went through the windshield of a patrol vehicle and another...

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Unreachable February 8th? Civic Center and AgriLife Extension Office
Feb05

Unreachable February 8th? Civic Center and AgriLife Extension Office

On Monday, February 8, (and worst-case scenario, Tuesday and Wednesday) the Hopkins County Regional Civic Center and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office will not be accessible by phone or internet due to work being done on the system.  According to Johanna Hicks with Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service, individuals needing assistance are welcome to drop by in person and the staff will accommodate their requests.    ...

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Four Transferred to Prison
Feb04

Four Transferred to Prison

Perry Jeff Yates, 31, Stanton Wayne Yates, 30, Patrick Wayne McMahan, 31, and Cody Scott Shaw, 27, were transferred to the Texas Department of Corrections Thursday morning according to Sheriff Butch Adams. Adams stated that the four were first transferred to Hunt County where they were placed on a bus for the trip to Huntsville. The Yates brothers worked together in burglarizing several in Hopkins County and the Collin County area....

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