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Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested
Sep18

Items Taken in Burglary Recovered; Local Man Arrested

Numerous items were taken from a residence off Highway 11W in a burglary Monday. Conner James Bradley, 21, of Hopkins County , was arrested in Wood County for the burglary. All items were recovered.  Coner James Bradley Hopkins County Criminal Investigators Corley Weatherford and Dennis Findley along with Bo Fox, Southwest Cattle Raisers’ Special Ranger began an investigation that led to a man that had been in the area a few days...

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City of Sulphur Springs Awarded $750,000 Texas Capital Fund Grant for Infrastructure
Sep17

City of Sulphur Springs Awarded $750,000 Texas Capital Fund Grant for Infrastructure

City Development Director Tory Niewiadomski City of Sulphur Springs has been awarded a $750,000 Texas Capital Fund Grant for Infrastructure. The grant was made possible thanks to Saputo and the Ark-TX Council of Government. Tory Niewiadomski, City Development Director, told KSST News that Saputo’s investment in developing their facility locally was a key to the grant that will provide a 15-inch sewer pipe to replace aging pipe and...

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Video Presentation: Homecoming 2018 From Interviews to Crowning the Queen
Sep16
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Wildcats Win First District Game 42-27
Sep15

Wildcats Win First District Game 42-27

by Butch Burney When the Sulphur Springs Wildcats saw their 15-point lead dwindle down to 2 points Friday night, they retook control of the scoreboard by utilizing all three phases of the game.                 The Terrell Tigers cut the Wildcats’ 22-7 halftime lead to 22-20 with a little over three minutes remaining in the third quarter, but Sulphur Springs — which had just one first down in the second half up to that...

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Sulphur Springs Man Arrested in Cumby for Online Soliciation
Sep14

Sulphur Springs Man Arrested in Cumby for Online Soliciation

Jeremiah Carnes entering Hopkins County Jail book-in Friday morning. Carnes was arrested in Cumby, TX for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Hopkins County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigators and Deputies arrested a Sulphur Spring man in Cumby Friday morning. The man thought he was meeting a 15-year old female for sex. Instead, Jeremiah Carnes, 42, was arrested for Online Solicitation of a Minor. Investigator Corley Weatherford said the...

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28 Wheels and Tires Stolen; Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance
Sep13

28 Wheels and Tires Stolen; Sheriff’s Office Seeks Public Assistance

Sometime between 5 p.m. Wednesday and 5 a.m. Thursday, a total of 28 wheels and tires for heavy trucks were stolen from 4-T Manufacturing located at the Old Whiteman Tire on Highway 11 E in Pickton. Hopkins County Criminal Investigator Corley Weatherford told KSST News the tires and wheels were likely taken in the early morning hours Thursday. Tires similar to those taken in theft at 4-T Manufacturing Weatherford asks the public to...

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Vigil for Starla Rae Hanson to be Held at Old Houston School Site.
Sep12

Vigil for Starla Rae Hanson to be Held at Old Houston School Site.

A vigil for Starla Rae Hanson will be held at the Old Houston School site on Thursday evening, 7:30PM.  This event was setup by the family of the deceased.  Everyone is welcomed to attend.  Funeral services will be Saturday at 10 AM at West Oaks funeral home. Starla Rae...

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Accident Claims Life of SSHS Student Driving to School Tuesday Morning
Sep11

Accident Claims Life of SSHS Student Driving to School Tuesday Morning

An accident at 7:21 a.m. Tuesday morning near the I-30 118-mile marker  west of Sulphur Springs resulted in the death of Starla Rae Rose Hanson, 17, of Brashear. She was pronounced dead at the scene by Justice of the Peace Brad Cummings. According to her family, Hanson was driving from her home on her way to school at Sulphur Springs High School. Hanson’s vehicle began to hydroplane on the south service road near Star Gate Farms and...

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Video Story: Patriot Day: Fire Academy Conducts Solemn Remembrance
Sep11

Video Story: Patriot Day: Fire Academy Conducts Solemn Remembrance

Patriot Day, September 11 at 9 a.m. at the Fire Academy located on Sharon Ln in Sulphur Springs, academy students conducted a solemn remembrance of September 11, 2001 when 19 militants associated with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four airplanes and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third...

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Work Begins to Install 4-Way Stop at Highway 19N/FM71 Intersection in Birthright
Sep08

Work Begins to Install 4-Way Stop at Highway 19N/FM71 Intersection in Birthright

Traffic along State Highway 19 N at FM71 will soon be slowed to a stop. The intersection will be converted to a 4-way stop. Beginning this next week, drivers in the area should watch for traffic delays as crews begin installing sign bases for the upcoming 4-way stop conversion. This is one of four projects in Hopkins/Franklin County served by TxDOT during the week beginning September 10, 2018.   Here’s a look at work planned in...

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