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‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment
Nov20

‘Fly Your Flag’ Combines Fun and Fundraising for New Women’s Center Equipment

Meredith Caddell and Holly Ragan of Healthcare Foundation When you hear the term “Fly Your Flag” what do you think of? Well, in Hopkins County during Thanksgiving season, it means school pride, pride in community and generous hearts. ‘Fly Your Flag’ has become a fun, competitive way to raise money for needed hospital equipment to better serve the local community. This year’s event is slightly different...

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Peckham Sentenced to 20 Years
Nov20

Peckham Sentenced to 20 Years

Editor’s Note: KSST thanks Assistant District Attorney and County-Court-At-Law Elect Clay Harrison for information in this report. On November 19, Koty Peckham, 38, of Winnsboro, was sentenced for the offense of felony Evading with a Motor Vehicle by District Judge Eddie Northcutt. The defendant had multiple prior felony convictions, including Evading with a Motor Vehicle and Bail Jumping. The defendant pled guilty to fleeing...

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Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid
Nov20

Fly Your Flag Today! Get Ready To Bid

The Hopkins County Health Care Foundation will be on Celebration Plaza today accepting bids for their “Fly Your Flag” auction.  More opportunities to win are available this year as in years past.  In addition to the winning school having bragging rights to having their college alma mater’s flag flown in Celebration Plaza, the second place school will also have their flag flown.  Also, if enough bids...

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Saltillo Basketball: Lions Win; Lady Lions Lose
Nov20

Saltillo Basketball: Lions Win; Lady Lions Lose

Liberty-Eylau 74, Saltillo Lions Basketball 63 The Saltillo Lions came out on the short end of a 74-63 game against Liberty-Eylau Monday. The Lions outscored the Leopards, 21-18 in the fourth quarter but it wasn’t nearly enough to catch up. Chris Boekhorst had another big night for the Lions with 24 points. Matthew Gurley scored 16 points, Ben Moore had 9 points, Levi Hoover and Edi Olayo had 5 points apiece. Andrew Redburn...

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Lady Cats Holds Off Fourth Quarter Rally to Defeat LE 54-53
Nov20

Lady Cats Holds Off Fourth Quarter Rally to Defeat LE 54-53

The Lady Cats’ basketball team improved their season record to 2-0 with a nail biting 54-53 victory over Liberty-Eylau in Texarkana Monday night (November 19). The Lady Cats withstood a furious fourth quarter rally from the Lady Leopards and escaped with the one point win. The Lady Cats reportedly got good scoring efforts from seniors Sadavia Porter and Autumn Tanton. Tanton also had a good night rebounding. After the...

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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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Winnsboro Police Report November 12-18, 2018
Nov20

Winnsboro Police Report November 12-18, 2018

No arrests, two no injury accidents, 139 calls for service, 27 citations and 49 warnings written were reported by the Winnsboro Police Department during the November 12-18, 2018 report period. A two vehicle accident at 207 Knight Street on November 15th and a one vehicle accident at 823 South Main on November 18th were...

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Fannie Bess (Petty) French
Nov19

Fannie Bess (Petty) French

Memorial Service for Fannie Bess (Petty) French, age 104, of Greenville will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, November 24, 2018 at First Baptist Church, Spence Chapel with Rev. Fred Lewis officiating.  Serving as honorary pallbearers are Burton French, Byron French, Robert Snyder, John French, Bill Alford, Don Petty, Dan Petty, Marc Snyder.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Mrs. French passed away on...

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Richard Diamond
Nov19

Richard Diamond

Graveside service for Richard Diamond, age 68, of McKinney, TX will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Reilly Springs Cemetery.  Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home, Sulphur Springs, TX.  Mr. Diamond passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018 in McKinney. Arrangements are under the direction of Murray-Orwosky Funeral...

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Rex Caldwell, Sr.
Nov19

Rex Caldwell, Sr.

Rosary Service followed by the funeral service for Rex Caldwell, Sr., age 81, of Davis, OK will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Chapel with Vicky Hauck officiating.  Interment will follow at Shooks Chapel Cemetery with Paris Caldwell, Karl Long, James Lee Caldwell, Justin Caldwell, Mark Caoldwell, James Dalton serving as pallbearers. There will be no formal visitation.  Mr....

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