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A Hopkins County Jury Awards in Excess of $8-million in Injury Case
May23

A Hopkins County Jury Awards in Excess of $8-million in Injury Case

A Hopkins County jury returned a verdict of what will be in excess of $8-million Tuesday in the 62nd District court. The verdict is by far, the largest ever in Hopkins County history. The Plaintiff was represented by Randy Roberts and Mike Ace of The Roberts and Roberts Law Firm in Tyler and by local attorney John C. Ginn of Smith, McDowell, Ginn. The Plaintiff, Charles Knighton, a Franklin County truck driver, was unloading a feed...

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Over 200 Attend City’s Comprehensive Plan Discussion
May23

Over 200 Attend City’s Comprehensive Plan Discussion

Approximately 200 citizens of Sulphur Springs arrived early Monday evening at the Hopkins County Civic Center to discuss the Comprehensive Plan for the city. Ian Lockwood of Toole Design Group will lead the four person team that is working with city staff and residents in developing the plan that will replace a 20-year old plan that, according to City Manager Marc Maxwell, is now outdated due to growth in the city. Lockwood, who...

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Honor Procession for EMS Bobby Don Shelton II
May23

Honor Procession for EMS Bobby Don Shelton II

According to Hopkins County Fire Chief Andy Endsley, the public is asked to observe a procession today, Tuesday, May 23, 2017, during the noon hour to honor Hopkins County Paramedic and Field Training Officer, Bobby Don Shelton II. Shelton died at his home Sunday, May 21st. Shelton’s body is being returned from the Medical Examiner’s Office for funeral arrangements. Endsley asks that citizens line the roadway to pay their...

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Meet the 2017 Dairy Festival Contestants!
May22

Meet the 2017 Dairy Festival Contestants!

Seven ladies from Hopkins County will be competing for the title of 2017 Dairy Festival Queen this June! Upon entry the ladies filled out questionnaires about themselves to let us know a little more about them. Starting with 2016 Dairy Festival Queen, Sadie Evans is the daughter of Jason and Angie Evans. She is a senior at Sulphur Springs High School and will be attending Belmont University in the fall to pursue a degree in Music and...

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Bribery Attempt Adds to Woes of Arkansas Man in Hopkins County
May22

Bribery Attempt Adds to Woes of Arkansas Man in Hopkins County

A $20 bill in his billfold just added to his problems when Damiane Earl Cunning, 22, of Arkansas offered the bill to a Hopkins County Deputy in exchange for not charging him with several offenses committed. Cunning was a passenger in an auto stopped at the 132-mile marker on I-30 Eastbound. The driver of the auto had called 911 when she became afraid of Cunning. When the deputy arrived, the driver stated that Cunning had hit her...

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Video Story: Celebration Market May 20, 2017; County Farm Produce and Much More
May21

Video Story: Celebration Market May 20, 2017; County Farm Produce and Much More

Celebration Market featured a variety of items and vendors including vegetables produced at the Sheriff’s Inmate Far: Share...

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Criminal Instruments Used in Electronic Gas Pumps Found During Traffic Stop
May20

Criminal Instruments Used in Electronic Gas Pumps Found During Traffic Stop

Shortly after midnight Saturday morning, Sulphur Springs Police arrested Spall Reyes, 27, of Houston for possession of criminal instruments believed to be used to obtain several credit card information and personal information from electronic gas pumps. Reyes, who was born in Cuba, is in Hopkins County Jail after giving consent to search his vehicle. The criminal instruments were found in the vehicle. The vehicle is impounded and...

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Video of Event Included: Over $4 Million in Scholarships Presented SSHS Grads in Awards Ceremony; Burleson Awarded Over $1.7 Million in Scholarships;
May19

Video of Event Included: Over $4 Million in Scholarships Presented SSHS Grads in Awards Ceremony; Burleson Awarded Over $1.7 Million in Scholarships;

When scholarships and awards were presented Thursday night during the Sulphur Springs High School Awards Assembly conducted in Wildcat/Lady Cat gym, Lydia Burleson, Valedictorian for the Class of 2017, received approximately $1.7 million dollars in scholarship offers.  Just over $4-million in scholarships and awards was presented in varying amounts to students. Also Awards for scholastic achievement including honor graduates, UIL...

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NETBIO Holds Big Sale
May19

NETBIO Holds Big Sale

by Paul Bailey The May Northeast Texas Beef Improvement Organization’s (NETBIO) Pre-Conditioned Calf and Yearling Sale held at the Sulphur Springs Livestock Commission Wednesday attracted a full house of buyers, sellers and visitors, and continued its record-setting trend in 2017. Consigners shipped 6,643 head of calves and yearlings to the sale, a new record for a May sale. Those cattle sold for an average of $875.19 per head. “It...

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Video Presentation: Annual SSHS Honor Student Breakfast May 18, 2017
May18

Video Presentation: Annual SSHS Honor Student Breakfast May 18, 2017

Twenty-eight Honor Students, members of the Sulphur Springs High School Class of 2017, along with their families and favorite teachers were guests at Thursday mornings annual Honor Student Breakfast in the Hopkins County Civic Center. Principal Derek Driver introduced Superintendent Michael Lamb who recognized special guests present. Leesa Toliver, President of the SSSD Board of Trustees introduced board members present. Students were...

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